While lots of hotels around the world have swimming pools, no place offers a pool scene quite like Las Vegas. With warm and pool-worthy weather from March through October, Vegas is the place to be to soak up some sun, relax in a luxurious setting, and party all day with friends. The best pools in town are located at the casino resorts, and each of them has something unique to offer visitors. Here are some of our favorite pools in Las Vegas to check out.
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You’ll feel like royalty when you visit the Garden of the Gods at Caesar’s Palace. There are eight pools here that are named after Roman gods, and the pool area is equally as stunning at night as it is during the day. Other unique features are the waterfall and swim-up blackjack. Overall, the pool area’s theme stays true to the impressive décor of the rest of the resort. This is always a popular spot for bachelor and bachelorette parties. There’s even a secluded tops-optional, adults-only pool here called the Venus pool. You may also see masseuses and body artists roaming around to provide their poolside services at Garden of the Gods.
The beautiful Mirage Resort has a lovely pool that looks like a tropical island that is far away from the Nevada desert nearby. Come here for beautiful scenery with lots of trees and a waterfall to set the mood for a luxurious escape. This pool is also heated year-around and has hot tubs, so it’s fun to visit any time of the year when you’re in Vegas. Depending on when you visit, you may also be able to attend one of the resorts Polynesian summer parties with hula dancers and drumming music. Pool amenities here include Jacuzzis, indoor and outdoor showers, life jackets upon request, and rafts for rent. Meanwhile, the Paradise Café and Dolphin Bar here provide food and drinks.
Come to the Palazzo’s Azure pool if you’re looking for an adults-only pool scene that is filled with incredible poolside cocktails and Wolfgang Puck cuisine. The Palazzo is connected to the Venetian, giving guests access to ten pools that can be accessed from both hotels. Here you’ll find Italian-style gardens, a relaxing main pool, family-friendly areas, and a party scene at Tao Beach. Tao Beach, which is actually part of the Venetian, is known as the pool where famous and beautiful people come to party and show a lot of skin. Overall, guests love coming to the Palazzo pools because they are relaxed and cozy with plenty of amenities to keep you comfortable and having fun.
The Encore Beach Club is an awesome pool to hang out at in Vegas to feel pampered, fancy, and luxurious. Encore has comfy couches in the cabanas and awesome drinks. Here you’ll find two cabana levels, top DJs spinning music, and delicious food. It’s located at the Wynn, which has a couple other pools that have cabanas and lovely gardens too. Resident DJs here have included Afrojack, Diplo, and The Chainsmokers. The Encore Beach Club is open from 11am to 7pm on Fridays and Sundays and from 10am to 7pm on Saturdays.
The Mandalay Beach will likely make you forget how far away a true ocean beach really is from Las Vegas. This resort has three pools, a lazy river, lots of sand, a wave pool, and a pool club. In fact, there are over 2,000 tons of sand and a 1.6-million-gallon wave pool to keep you entertained here. It’s also fun to come here to listen to live music performances in the summer. Foodies love coming to this resort and spending time at the pool because of the food options and cocktails served here. Kids also love this pool area because it’s family-friendly.
We also love the pools at the Cosmopolitan for beating the heat and strutting your best beachwear. The Marquee Dayclub combines the best aspects of a swimming pool and a club. Here you’ll find DJ’s playing dance music, cabanas, lounge chairs, and a party scene that’s exciting every day of the week. This day club is perfect for travelers looking for a wild and crowded party scene. Meanwhile, the Boulevard Pool has great views of the Vegas Strip and ping pong and foosball tables nearby. The Boulevard also has a live music performance stage. The Chelsea pool here is designed for more of a relaxing spa-like experience.
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is a prime place to stay for pool lovers, and there are three pools here that are each unique. The Rehab pool is one of the most famous day club pool party scenes, which is always a good time on weekends. This is where the big daytime party scene originated back in 2003, and you can expect a flirty and rowdy party scene still today. At the Hard Rock, guests can also visit the Nirvana Pool and the Paradise Beach area. The Dish Pool at the resort is open daily from 9am to dusk, and the entrance is on the second level between Vanity Nightclub and Reliquary Spa.
One of the most unique pool experiences you can have in Vegas is the Tank, which is the pool area at the Golden Nugget. Here you’ll find a huge tank filled with sharks next to the pool and get great views of them while going down the water slide. This is a $30 million award-winning pool that has a 200,000-gallon shark tank aquarium. This pool area isn’t huge, but it is definitely fun to swim in an aquarium-type atmosphere. The Hideout is an adults-only pool area that’s fun to spend time at when you’re here as well. The Golden Nugget is located off the strip and in downtown Vegas, offering a different experience for Vegas travelers. Pool prices for non-hotel guests are $25 on weekdays and $35 on weekends for adults.