What are a comfortable lounge chair and a tropical drink, along with lush surroundings and over-the-top landscaping, doing in the middle of the desert? Attracting more people than the casinos, that’s what. Throw in some gigantic pools, cascading waterfalls, wave machines, swim up bars, water slides, and even swim-up gaming, and what you have is no longer a desert – it’s an oasis. Thankfully, they’re not as hard to find as you might think; Las Vegas is home to some of the finest pools in the world possessing all these heavenly features and more.
Book a stay at one of the Las Vegas Resorts on our list of Best Pools, and you’ll see that pools in Las Vegas are in an entirely separate league from pools elsewhere. At Mandalay Bay, you’ll find an 11-acre tropical lagoon that features a sandy beach, three pools, and a lazy river. Guests can even body surf on a waves as high as 6 feet in Mandalay Beach’s 1.6 million gallon wave pool. At the Mirage, you’ll find two pools with palm tree-lined islands and a series of interconnected lagoons. Three water slides offer a bit of excitement, and VIP cabanas come complete with flat screen TVs, fridges, rafts, misting machines, and more. And at the Hard Rock, you’ll swim to the rhythm of music pumped through an underwater sound system. Two pools and sandy beaches shaded by palm trees offer ample space for relaxing, and a swim-up blackjack is ready to satiate any gambling urges. Many of these pools even offer special party days, creating a nightlife scene under the sun.
And in a city where being naked is more likely to get you a free drink than arrested, many hotels are now offering European style pools where guests can sunbathe topless. Bare at the Mirage is one popular favorite, as well as the Venus Pool at Caesars Palace.
So take a dip into one of the following oases, and prepare to have your concept of a pool totally redefined. They’re that good.
Check out the following ten Las Vegas Hotels:
9. Golden Nugget
8. Four Seasons
5. Caesars Palace
4. Hard Rock Hotel
3. Wynn and Encore
1. Mandalay Bay