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LUXURY HOTEL INSIDER

 
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.

Cool Pools: Dorado Beach


By: Five Star Alliance

Enjoy beautiful ocean front views of the Atlantic Ocean from the infinity edge Positivo pool and cabanas, located steps from Dorado Beach's main arrival pavilion. Here guests can enjoy sunsets over a palm-fringed coast while they rest their feet in the golden sand or al fresco bites and great selection of hand crafted specialty cocktails and refreshments from the adjacent Positivo Sand Bar.

Dorado Beach

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Dining al Fresco: Belmond Maroma Resort and Spa


By: Five Star Alliance

At Belmond la Samanna, El Restaurant offers authentic Mexican cuisine that celebrates
the flavor and traditions of the region with a modern twist. Baja California style shrimp tacos,
pescadillas, panuchos and sopes are some of the delicacies on offer. 

Belmond La Maroma

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Cool Pools: Amelia Island Plantation Resort


By: Five Star Alliance

Guests at Amelia Island Plantation Resort enjoy two pools, a splash park, tiered lounge seating for sun-seekers, and food & beverage service. Nestled within the pool grounds, two hot tubs and three fire features offer spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean.

- The adults-only infinity edge pool is the ideal place to relax and unwind. Located on the upper deck, it provides the most stunning views of all! 

- The vast family-friendly pool and splash park, perfect for toddlers and small children, are located on the lower deck, providing the perfect space for carefree frolicking and playful water games.

- Pools are open from dawn till dusk daily. Towels are provided at the pool with use of room key.

Amelia Island Plantation Resort

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Dining al Fresco: Dorado Beach


By: Five Star Alliance

Once a plantation, Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is now a private estate resort in Puerto Rico inspired by the legacy and memorable vacation experiences of its original developer, Laurance S. Rockefeller.

Dorado Beach

Positivo Sand Bar is an al fresco bar that offers a trendy yet elegant dining atmosphere. Enjoy from a selection of sharing plates and refreshing specialty cocktails under the decorative sun shade while nestling your feet in the warm sand.

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Dining al Fresco: Lowes Coronado Mission Bay San Diego


By: Five Star Alliance

The transformed Market Cafe at Loews Coronado Mission Bay San Diego offers a whimsical design inspired by its unique waterfront location. The culinary team has reimagined the menu to include dishes that showcase the culinary variety of Southern California along with familiar favorites to satisfy every appetite. Market offers both indoor and outdoor dining for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Loews Coronado Bay Resort

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Cool Pools: Discovery Shores Boracay Island


By: Five Star Alliance

An idyllic alternative to the busy Beachfront, the Discovery Shores Boracay Island pool is located on the ground level, adjacent to the Sands Restaurant. A shallow kiddie level, jacuzzi, poolside bar, and butlers armed with inflatable toys and complimentary treats make it a perfect hangout for every member of the family.

Discovery Shores Boracay Island

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Unusual Aquatic Adventures at Tiamo Resort


By: Five Star Alliance

Wonder Woman may have an invisible airplane, but Tiamo Resort in The Bahamas had transparent kayaks. The crystal clear and calm Caribbean waters makes spotting starfish and other sea creatures easy.

Tiamo Resort

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Image of the day: Alto Calafate Hotel Patagonico


By: Five Star Alliance

Alto Calafate Hotel Patagonico is located 320 kilometers from Rio Gallegos and on the south bank of Lake Argentino, it is the city of El Calafat and a haven of peace and greenery. Considered one of the top tourist destinations in the Patagonia Argentina , has a modern infrastructure with all the services and amenities needed for a comfortable stay. This resort is considered the starting point for many excursions in Calafate both to the Glacier National Park and the town of El Chalten.

Alto Calafate Hotel Patagonico
The great ice sheet known as Perito Moreno Glacier, located 80 kilometers from El Calafate, traps thousands of tourists who want to learn about the natural beauty of this large iceberg which has a front of 5 kilometers and a height of 60 meters above water level. Thus, in El Calafate it is today one of the world's most iconic destinations you should definitely visit on your next trip.

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Eden Roc at Cap Cana's Pink Inspiration Package Commemorates Breast Cancer Awareness Month


By: Five Star Alliance

Eden Roc at Cap Cana
Eden Roc at Cap Cana
has gone pink for a good cause. The luxury Dominican Republic resort has created a Pink Inspiration Package to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

This incredible package includes private luxury accommodations in one of the resort's hot pink free-standing suites, which each feature private courtyards, personal pool, outdoor rain shower, an exclusive golf cart plus the following: 

-Transportation to and from Punta Cana International Airport

-Pink welcome roses and a handcrafted souvenir in the suite Eden Roc at Cap Cana

-Daily breakfast served at Mediterraneo Restaurant 

-Special themed spa treatments including paraffin and a Flamenco Pink gel manicure

Guests may imbibe and give back at the same time when ordering the Pink Situation cocktail served at the resort's oceanfront La Palapa restaurant. During the entire month of October the Mediterraneo Restaurant will present special dishes designed by the Chefs, incorporating organic cancer fighting ingredients. 

A portion of the proceeds from the Pink Inspiration Package and Pink Situation Cocktail will be donated to a cancer institution in the Dominican Republic. 

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Nightly rates starting at USD 795, subject to tax and service charges. the offer requires a minimum 2-night stay in double occupancy. This package is valid for travel through October 31st, applies to new bookings and cannot be used with any other promotions. Additional terms and conditions apply. 


Did You Know? Constance Tsarabanjina


By: Five Star Alliance

Constance Tsarabanjina makes it home in the north-western part of Madagascar, at about 40 miles from the island of Nosy Be. Tsarabanjina is one of the islets of the Mitsio Archipelago. 

Here's a few insider tips and tricks to enhance your stay:

1-All the 25 villas are terrific but Villa number 15 has a little special something.

Constance Tsarabanjina

2-Don't miss the brand new turtle nursery

3-From August to November- you can see Humpback Whales as they come around to give birth.

4- During low tide, small romantic beaches appear between the bar and the North Beach

5-When you stay at Constance Tsarabanjina three times you can get a nameplate on the bar.

6-Bird lovers can take a ride to the neighboring Quatre Frere coral island, where a colony of seabirds including northern gannets, frigate birds and white-tailed tropic birds dwells.

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