WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2011
The wet and wild clubs
of Las Vegas
HANDOUT: HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO
Underestimate the sun. You are in the desert, after all. Expect to work on your fitness. These pools aren’t meant for laps.
Drink plenty of water, particularly if you start with mojitos at 11 a.m. Bring your ID to get into the day clubs.
Rehab at The Hard Rock is known for its Sunday pool parties.
A new breed of tourist is heading to Las Vegas, but for the pools, not the casinos NIKKI BEACH CLUB, TROPICANA
MOOREA BEACH CLUB, MANDALAY BAY
THE POOL: This is one
MARQUEE DAY CLUB, COSMOPOLITAN THE POOL: This day club
THE POOL: With a St.
of the newest party pools on the Strip, complete with teepeeshaped cabanas, opium beds and swim-up blackjack tables.
Tropez vibe, this beach club offers a private pool and lounge area, infinity whirlpool and poolside massages.
THE SCENE: This beach
THE SCENE: This
club is known for weekly events hosted by celebrities and international “dueling” DJs.
upscale, sophisticated day club offers views of Mandalay Beach, with its enormous wave pool.
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has panoramic views of the Strip and is connected to a nightclub to bring the party from day to night.
AZURE, THE PALAZZO THE POOL: If you’re not into the crazy party scene at neighbouring Tao Beach, this adult pool is designed to feel like a Mediterranean resort. THE SCENE: Azure fea-
THE SCENE: If you’re looking for over-the-top luxury, rent a Grand Cabana with its own infinity pool, or a three-story poolside bungalow.
tures Stereo Love Saturdays, where guest DJs spin by the pool. Unique touches include a menu by Wolfgang Puck and massages.
REHAB, THE HARD ROCK THE POOL: There’s a white-sand beach, planted palms, waterslide and poolside blackjack tables, and luxury cabanas.
THE SCENE: Rehab is known for its Sunday pool parties, where late-night clubbers “detox” from a night out on the Strip to the grooves of resident DJs. VAWN HIMMELSBACH
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