Be Treated Like the V.I.P You Are on This Escape to Vegas
Written By: Sierra Everett The Venetian Las Vegas
The sparkle and shine of the Las Vegas Strip never fades. Through the years, Las Vegas has managed to maintain its “Viva Las Vegas” charm while continuously creating new attractions that will have you eager to come back again and again. Maybe it’s the vast amount of shopping that makes Las Vegas one of the top vacation destinations in the world, maybe it’s the five-star restaurants or maybe it’s the fact that there’s always that small chance you’ll end up getting married by Elvis to that cutie at the bar—that is, if that’s what you’re into. Regardless of how you look at it, the magic of the Las Vegas Strip is unparalleled, and although the multitude of possibilities may seem overwhelming, this article will be your insider’s guide on how to explore Vegas like a pro!
First thing’s first. Finding the perfect place to stay is a must as this will set the tone for your whole trip. From the luxurious ambiances to the VIP services, The Venetian and The Palazzo have everything you need to make sure you are well rested and energized for all that the day and night have in store. The Palazzo even offers a “Pillow Menu” to ensure you get the best sleep possible. Or effortlessly pamper yourself in the Venetian’s Roman tubs and all marble bathrooms. If it’s rejuvenation you are looking for, then head to the Canyon Ranch SpaClub and treat yourself to an extensive menu of spa and body treatments. As if the Egyptian cotton sheets and 400-count wool throws aren’t enough, the amenities that The Venetian and The Palazzo offer span much further than just their luxury suites.
Once you’ve booked the suite of your dreams, you’ll be able to start planning your game plan for the upcoming days. With as many pools, restaurants, and shopping options Vegas has, you may worry you are missing out on the main attraction. Fortunately, some of the best shopping and the top pools on the Strip are conveniently located at The Venetian and The Palazzo! The Grand Canal Shoppes span across both properties and is a go-to destination for all fashionistas. The shopping spot houses an 85, 000 square-foot Barneys New York, along with over a dozen other premier luxury brands from across the world. When shopping becomes too much to bare, you can effortlessly float through this replica of Venice’s notorious Grand Canal in an Italian gondola that winds through the store fronts and out into the open air. The Shoppes at Mandalay Bay Place, Fashion Show, The Forum Shops and Miracle Mile Shops are just a few of the other hottest shopping destinations located on directly on The Las Vegas Strip.
One of the best things about Las Vegas is that summer just seems to last a little longer here than anywhere else. So, no matter if you book your stay for June or December, you’ll be able to get your much-needed pool time in year-round! The Palazzo and Venetian offer you access to 11 different pools with various atmospheres to suit your mood. TAO Beach, an extension of TAO nightclub, can be found at the Venetian. This exotic experience boasts of seductive and sophisticated Asian-themed designs and is one of the most sought after beach clubs in the Vegas scene. While Azure at the Palazzo, a daytime pool experience, gives you a chance to refresh and enjoy live music and cooled cabins, all in a sophisticated atmosphere comparable to the seclusion of Capri and St. Tropez.
As your day comes to an end and you begin to gear up for the adventure that is a night out in Las Vegas, don’t forget to make time to stop by the newly redesigned Palazzo Theatre. Here you’ll find one of the newest shows on the Strip, BAZ, a mashup of iconic love stories in the style of modern day cabaret. Unless you’re in the mood for spontaneous comedy, then make sure to check-out “Puppet Up!, ” a puppetry show geared towards the Las Vegas audience to hilariously represent what a typical night in Vegas encompasses. (Don’t let the fuzzy characters fool you, this show is not for kids!) If you consider yourself a true Vegas connoisseur, grab a ticket for “Human Nature Jukebox” and “Lipshtick, ” these new shows have quickly become favorites of the Strip and are sure to become some of favorite of yours too.
Vegas wouldn’t be Vegas without a little gambling. No matter what your gambling desires may be, The Palazzo has you covered with 139 table games, 1, 400 slot machines, video poker and much more in their 105, 000 square-foot casino. Just make sure not to get too caught up in the game that you forget to eat dinner! You’d be missing out on a handful of award-winning restaurants head by notable chefs featuring cuisines from all around the world. CUT, LAVO, Table 10 and Bouchon are just a few of the fine dining establishments that will have your mouth watering for more.
It’s no secret that Vegas is home to some of the top nightclubs in the world. TAO, Hakkasan, XS and Marquee are mandatory destinations to experience the Las Vegas party scene to it’s fullest extent. You may even find yourself amongst a crowd of celebrities or up close and personal with your favorite DJs. You can catch Calvin Harris, Steve Aoki, and Tiesto at Hakkasan thanks to their residencies. Or head over to XS to get a glimpse of Diplo, Deadmau5, Skrillex, and many more!
Needless to say, if it’s an escape you are looking for, Vegas is always a good idea. No matter what’s on your agenda, you’re sure to find magic in Las Vegas. This world-renowned escape is only four short hours away from Orange County. A quick drive through the desert leads you to a whole new paradise. Shopping until 2:00 a.m., the world’s tallest Ferris Wheel and most importantly, no “last call, ” are just a few things that make life under the Vegas sky so great. While this generation of social media can’t guarantee that what happens in Vegas will actually stay there, the trip to this desert oasis is well worth the risk.
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Check out some of the hottest spots at The Grand Canal Shoppes:
Barneys New York
Kate Spade New York
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