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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: The Vines Resort and Spa


By: Five Star Alliance

At The Vines Resort and Spa, guests can take a dip in the 100 square meter infinity pool, unwind in the hot tub, or relax in a private poolside cabana with 180-degree views of the towering Andes reflected across the water. The pool bar serves healthy lunches and satisfying snacks throughout the day as well as refreshing drinks like Argentina's famous Fernet.

The Vines Resort

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Cool Pools: Pikaia Lodge


By: Five Star Alliance

The pool at Pikaia Lodge is on the top plateau of the crater and is centered amongst the exteriors of the main building. The infinity pool merges with the horizon with the back drop of the endless ocean and the pristine savanna – a mesmerizing sight. With its surrounding decks plastered with peruvian travertine marble and furnished with comfortable beach chairs, the pool is strategically placed to receive the sun, shadow free the entire day to maintain a pleasant water temperature. Guests can take a refreshing dip or do some laps for exercise. There is a covered terrace next to the pool where guests can enjoy meals and drinks without having to change.

At the eastern end, on the very edge of the main crater there is a covered gazebo with two sofas for napping, reading or quiet contemplation. At night the pool and decks are softly illuminated, creating a tranquil ambiance.

Pikaia Lodge

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Cool Pools: Indura Beach and Golf Resort


By: Five Star Alliance

A focal point and central gathering spot within Indura Beach and Golf Resort; the pool is temperature controlled and features three uniquely appealing swim areas.

Indura Beach Golf Resort and Spa

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Dining al Fresco: Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado


By: Five Star Alliance

Hidden away from the outside world, El Jardin restaurant at Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado is the perfect
spot to enjoy a delicious lunch surrounded by the great outdoors. Select a table in the warm sunlight or
the cool leafy shade. Relax to the sounds of birdsong and gently flowing water. Using the best locally-sourced
ingredients, its garden lunches and homemade breads are not to be missed.

Hotel Rio Sagrado

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Image of the Day: Indura Beach and Golf Resort


By: Five Star Alliance

Indura Beach & Golf Resort is situated on the northern coastline of Honduras in an area known as Tela Bay, a setting rich in biodiversity with its protected national parks, pristine coral reefs, and blue lagoons. Indura was designed to merge with the area's scenic landscape, where a spectacular backdrop of mountains and tropical jungle meet the beauty of golden beaches that stretch for 26 miles along the Caribbean Sea. 

Indura Beach and Golf Resort

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Cool Pools: Cayena-Caracas


By: Five Star Alliance

The lap pool at Cayena-Caracas, located on the top floor, is the perfect place to exercise outdoors and enjoy one of the best climates in the world. All this in front of the striking view of El Ávila, the majestic mountain that embraces the valley of Caracas.

Cayena-Caracas

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Dining Al Fresco: Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort


By: Five Star Alliance

Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort Curacao offers guests the chance to feel the ocean breeze on Medi's terrace with breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea. Medi offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a refined environment where guests can enjoy nightly themed dinner buffets inspired by international cuisine.

Santa Barbara Beach

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Cool Pools: Los Cauquenes Resort and Spa


By: Five Star Alliance

Half inside the Spa, half outside in the terrace, and with the landscape as backdrop, the swimming pool at Los Cauquenes Resort and Spa offers an unparalled physical and sensory experience.

Los Cauquenes Resort and Spa

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Cool Pools: Ritz Carlton Santiago


By: Five Star Alliance

The rooftop pool at The Ritz-Carlton, Santiago offers breathtaking views. The indoor pool has floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the Andes Mountains and  the city.

The Ritz Carlton Santiago

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Dining al Fresco: Cayena-Caracas


By: Five Star Alliance

La Sibillia is the treasure of Cayena-Caracas, designed to be the new "it place" in the city,
offering a fine Italian menu. The combination of an exquisite Italian menu, luxurious decor,
personalized service and a unique atmosphere, are the components of La Sibilla,
the restaurant directed by renowned chef Massimo Mori.

Cayena-Caracas

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