Las Vegas has gained a reputation over the years for being a city of gambling, hedonistic pursuit and raucous nightlife. With its acres of casino space, exclusive bars and clubs on every corner and some of the biggest celebrity names in the world in residency, it’s no wonder it has become of the party capitals of the world. But Las Vegas has a secret soft side and is quickly becoming one of the most romantic destinations for those wishing to spend a honeymoon in 5* luxury. With its unrivalled hotels, Michelin star dining, decadent spas and array of renowned golf courses, the city has everything two newlyweds could ask for in their first holiday as a married couple.
The Bellagio Resort houses an array of stunning boutiques, world-class dining experiences, a luxury spa, 5 incredible pools, a fine art gallery, 7 bars and a stunning botanical garden with conservatory – it’s no wonder the resort is one of Las Vegas’ most iconic hotels. Guests can choose from 3,933 guest rooms, suites, villas and suite lounges for the duration of their stay; each room possesses wonderful pool, mountain, city or lake views and are decorated in a beautiful Mediterranean style to help couples unwind after a tiring day experiencing all of the romantic activities the Bellagio has to offer. Husbands can treat their new wives to a designer shopping trip, with the likes of Tiffany’s, Gucci, Prada and Chanel all having boutiques on-site. Couples massages are available in the decadent spa, before dinner at Michael Mina’s eponymous restaurant. After dinner, take in the spectacular ‘O’ by Cirque du Soleil before retiring to a luxurious suite or villa to recharge the batteries and prepare for another day of wedded bliss.
The Skylofts are a unique hotel-within-a-hotel concept and can be found on the top two floors of the famous MGM Grand hotel. For couples who are keen to experience true luxury and be waited on hand and foot, the Skylofts are ideal. The concierge will arrange limousine transport from the airport and guests are greeted with signature beverages in the private lobby. A personal butler will arrange all details of the stay in advance, including tickets to shows, spa appointments and dining reservations, ensuring that there is nothing for the newlyweds to do on arrival but relax and enjoy everything Las Vegas has to offer.
The Venetian Resort was named Thomas Cook’s Best Luxury Hotel of 2009-2010, and for good reason. The incredible hotel and casino is home to a huge range of dining, gambling and relaxation choices, with cuisines from around the globe and a five-acre pool deck all on-site. Spend some time rubbing shoulders with the A-list at Madame Tussauds, and enjoy the possibility of bumping into their real-life counterparts at one of the three exclusive bars. Authentic gondola rides are available to be booked for that true Italian feel, and with the inimitable Jersey Boys musical and Blue Man Group performing every night, the Venetian Resort makes for an unforgettably romantic honeymoon destination.