With its unmistakable shape and a 273,000 watt light beam at its peak, the Luxor makes a deep impression at the hot number 14 position. Inside the reflective slanted walls are great options for entertainment and nightlife. LAX Nightclub is the hottest nightlife spot at the Luxor Resort, but the other bars and lounges are worth a visit as well. As for entertainment, Carrot Top is one of the best comedy shows and Fantasy one of the best adult shows.
The newly renovated Linq excels where its predecessors fell short: pool, nightlife, entertainment, shopping and more. The High Roller observation wheel lets you enjoy one of the best views in Vegas, and some cabins even feature a bar where you can drink as much as you want for the duration of the ride. The legendary O’Sheas Casino, Brooklyn Bowl and the Auto Collections are all exciting things to do at the Linq.
Planet Hollywood is a hip center-strip hotel where you will find plenty of things to do all day and night. Britney Spears calls this resort home, as she performs her hot show “A Piece of Me”. For those who enjoy shopping, The Miracle Mile Shops feature 170 retailers and 15 restaurants. The nightlife is lively and energetic at the many bars and lounges, but let’s not forget the casino, which is always bustling full of people having fun.
Despite its French theme, Paris Las Vegas has no limitations on its variety of attractions. The highlight is a half-size replica of the Eiffel Tower. Ride an elevator to the top and soak in the views, or reserve a table at the Eiffel Tower Restaurant, one of the most romantic dining spots on the Strip. Other top food destinations include Gordon Ramsay Steak for fine dining and Mon Ami Gabi for traditional French. Beer Park is a rooftop bar with more than a hundred beers on the menu. It shares incredible views of the Bellagio fountains with neighboring open air nightclub Chateau. The show offerings have been a bit slim since Jersey Boys ended its run, but Paris is in the heart of the Strip and an easy walk to Planet Hollywood, Caesars Palace and other entertainment-focused properties.
Mandalay Bay makes the most of its tropical theme with a sprawling casino floor that includes restaurants like Wolfgang Puck’s Lupo, Aureole and Border Grill. The evening picks up in a big way with Light nightclub and the Foundation Room restaurant and lounge, which has incredible views near the top of the hotel tower. Michael Jackson One is Cirque du Soleil production featuring music by the late singer. The pool complex is the best on the Strip, with a full beach, wave pool, lazy river and Moorea Beach Club for topless sunbathing. Daylight is a separate pool party with its own parking and entrance. The Delano tower is free of gaming and has its own spa, making it an exceptional retreat for those looking for peace and quiet. The lobby reflects the style of contemporary South Beach. Visit the Franklin or SkyFall for craft cocktails and Rivera for European coastal cuisine with incredible views from the 64th floor.
A unique chic boutique hotel, with luxurious accommodations and a convenient location right across Caesars Palace, between Flamingo and Bally’s. Inside the Cromwell you will find Giada, an excellent and elegant Italian Restaurant with an amazing view of the Strip; you will also find Drai’s Nightclub and Beach Club, two of the hottest and most popular venues. Its proximity to Caesars Palace also makes it perfect to visit the new nightclub Omnia, and The Linq mall is just a few steps away where more dining and entertainment options can be found.
With a bright green exterior, the MGM Grand is one of the most recognizable resorts on the Strip. Younger crowds will flock to the multi-level Hakkasan Nightclub and Wet Republic dayclub, while older, affluent customers will be more drawn to the fine dining of Joel Robuchon or the lazy river in the main pool complex. Ka by Cirque Du Soleil is one of the more exciting productions on the Strip, taking full advantage of a levitating stage. The MGM Grand Garden Arena offers a large stage for big tours and boxing.
There’s more to the Bellagio than dancing fountains and stunning architecture. Leading the way is O by Cirque Du Soleil. in which swimmers, divers, and dancers perform on an aquatic stage. However, the nightlife has taken a hit in recent years with the closing of nightclubs Bank and Hyde. Top restaurants pick up the slack, including Michael Mina for seafood, Le Cirque for French and Spago, Lago, Picasso and Prime, which all have Bellagio fountain views. The casino includes high-end luxury shopping and the stunning seasonal floral displays at the Conservatory and Botanical Garden.
With a classic Roman theme, Caesars Palace is one of the most iconic properties in Las Vegas. Despite being around more than five decades, the resort is always updating itself. Luxury is found in the Nobu restaurant and hotel tower. Omnia is one of the newer nightclubs on the Strip and features big-name DJs, a stunning outdoor terrace and high-tech effects. The Colosseum at Caesars welcomes top acts, including resident headliners and national tours. The Garden of the Gods pool has lots of room on its deck, but the action for adults is at the topless Venus dayclub. Head outside to the Strip-side courtyard for dinner at Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen and a performance by Absinthe, a raunchy show inside a circus tent. The neighboring Forum Shops is a hot retail and dining destination (and has more affordable valet services than at the hotel).
The presence of the Sands Corporation is felt in Las Vegas with the Venetian and Palazzo, twin properties inspired by classic Italian architecture. Tao is an Asian-themed nightclub and restaurant with a rooftop dayclub. New bars and lounges include Electra, the Dorsey and Rosina, which are all vibrant meet-up spots. Incredible food can be found at Factory Kitchen, Yardbird, Sugarcane, Once and Morels Steakhouse. The Grand Canal Shoppes sit between the two resorts, offering a variety of stores and dining options. The Canyon Ranch Spa is also accessible to guests at both the Venetian and Palazzo.