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FSA LogoThe Luxury Hotel Insider: Exclusive luxury hotel deals, features and special rates from the luxury hotel experts at Five Star Alliance. 
 
Named one of Tripbase's Best Luxury Travel Blogs for 2011, below are Five Star Alliance's newest articles featuring exclusive information on luxury hotels worldwide including special offers and deals at the world's best hotels.

Image of the Day: Jade Mountain Resort


By: Five Star Alliance

Here's the view from from the Moon Sanctuary at Jade Mountain Resort.

Jade Mountain Resort

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Did You Know? Fancourt


By: Five Star Alliance

Fancourt is situated in the heart of the Garden Route, one of the most picturesque areas in the world. The 200km-long stretch along the Southern Coast of South Africa offers beautiful and diverse flora and fauna, coupled with a mild Mediterranean-like climate. Originally used only by hunters, the term "Big Five" refers to five of Africa's greatest wild animals – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino.The Garden Route offers a variety of opportunities to view the Big Five in a malaria free environment. 

Fancourt

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Image of the Day: Treetops Lodge and Estate


By: Five Star Alliance

Treetops Lodge and Estate is nestled in 2,500 acres of secluded native forest and a game reserve.
It has seven trout streams, four lakes, over 70 kilometers of hiking trails, mountain bike riding,
and horseback riding.

Treetops Lodge and Estate 

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Image of the Day: Palacio del Inka


By: Five Star Alliance

The serene main courtyard at Palacio del Inka in Cuzco, Peru. 

Palacio del Inka 

Fall rates at Palacio del Inka start at $290 per night >>

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Did You Know? Tambo del Inka Resort and Spa


By: K. Clare Johnson

Tambo del Inka Resort and Spa is located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. It is the only hotel in Urubamba with a private train station, which means guests can discover the ancient culture and stunning vistas of Machu Picchu at their convenience.

Tambo del Inka 

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Did You Know? Amanzoe


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Amanzoe
 

Drawing its name from the Sanskrit-derived word for "peace" and zoe (pronounced zoi), the Greek word for "life," Amanzoe is situated on a hilltop close to the town of Porto Heli on the east coast of the Peloponnese. The resort offers panoramic views of the Peloponnese coastline and the island of Spetses, as well as a private Beach Club in a picturesque bay.

 

Nightly rates for a Fall stay start at 800 Euros.

 

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Did You Know? W Retreat and Spa Vieques Island


By: K. Clare Johnson

Vieques Island is home to not only a wonderful W Retreat and Spa, it's also home to what many believe to be the world's most spectacular Bioluminescent Bay.

W Retreat and Spa Vieques

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New to Five Star Alliance: Travaasa Austin


By: K. Clare Johnson

 

Travaasa Austin thinks of itself as Texas's most active destination resort and spa. The luxury resort takes pride in offering its guests a compelling menu of inclusive guided adventures, culinary classes, cultural encounters, healing spa treatments, and fitness and wellness workshops, all located in a Zen-like preserve for the soul.

Travaasa Austin

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Did You Know? The Ranch at Rock Creek


By: K. Clare Johnson

 

The Ranch at Rock Creek has all-inclusive rates based on type of accommodation. For those seeking the ultimate in luxury and privacy, Trapper is a secluded Canvas/Wood cabin, 10 minute bike ride from Granite Lodge. It accommodates a king bed, kitchenette, private tub on the patio. Located up against Rock Creek with unparalled wilderness.

The Ranch at Rock Creek

 

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Did You Know? Gayana Eco Resort


By: Five Star Alliance

 

Gayana Eco Resort has an on-site Marine Ecology Research Centre which passionately propagates endangered Giant Clams and restoring natural coral reefs.  Instead of extinction, under the Giant Clam Restocking Programme, these endangered shell creatures are well on their way to further reproduction. 

 

Gayana Eco Resort

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