Paris. Venice. Vienna. Las Vegas? When you think about the world’s most romantic cities, Sin City isn’t on the top of many people’s list. But there’s much more to Vegas than gambling. In fact, it’s the perfect destination to celebrate an anniversary or honeymoon. Here are a just a few of the most romantic places in the city.
1. Bellagio Fountains
This choreographed water fountain is one of Las Vegas’ most popular tourist attractions. It’s essentially a mega fountain with water set to a dazzling light and music show. There are numerous places to watch the fountains, including at the front of the Bellagio Hotel – one of the most popular resorts on The Strip. The show takes place every half an hour during the afternoon and early evening, and every 15 minutes during the evening. Several different songs are choreographed with the lights and water, including Elvis’ Viva Las Vegas, Elton John’s Your Song, and Proud To Be An American. If you want to experience the romance of Vegas, catch an evening show and propose to your partner – it’ll be something they remember for the rest of their lives!
Zumanity by Cirque du Soleil is a must-see show that combines acrobats and risqué performances that will dazzle both you and your partner. The show is one of the most popular on The Strip, and is perfect for a first date, or if you want to add a little spice to your relationship. Cirque du Soleil has long been associated with Vegas, and this show is one of the best to see for any couple visiting this amazing city.
3. The Wynn
The Wynn hotel is one of the most luxurious casinos on The Strip, but it’s also a place for weddings. The company provide everything you need to ensure your big day goes off without a hitch, and you will be able to book a 30 minute ceremony at their glamorous chapel. Other benefits include one hour inside the hotel’s Tryst Nightclub, a champagne toast, a private dressing room, and photo session. If you want to have a wedding that breaks from the norm, try The Wynn.
4. Gondola rides at The Venetian
Yes, it’s not Venice in Italy, but the gondola rides at The Venetian are the next best thing. Experience the romance with a 14 minute ride around the hotel. You’ll find the attraction at the Grand Canal Shops, surrounded by retail outlets and restaurants. Perfect for couples of any age, this relaxing gondola ride lies in stark contrast to the usual hustle and bustle of this vibrant city.
5. Canyon Ranch Spa Club
Canyon Ranch Spa Club is located in two Las Vegas hotels – the Venetian and Palazzo. Here you’ll find a wide range of relaxing spa treatments for you and your partner, so you can spend a few hours pampering yourself. There are mud treatments and other beauty treatments on offer here, allowing you to spend some time resting and relaxing before heading back onto The Strip. For details on the treatments on offer (and prices), refer to the official Canyon Ranch Spa Club website.