Las Vegas, Nevada is a vibrant city on nearly everyone’s bucket list. A vacation to this bustling city has something for everyone. From exciting shows to sumptuous dining to gambling, there is nothing to want in Las Vegas. And when on vacation in this desert oasis, seek out the best: Palms Casino Resort & Spa.
The New and Improved Palms Casino Resort & Spa
Opened in 2001, Palms Casino Resort & Spa quickly developed a reputation for being a hot spot in the city. Celebrities from around the globe flocked to the exclusive getaway. The luxury resort was even host to MTV’s “The Real World” in 2002. In addition to the many features at the property, its setting was key to its popularity. The Palms sits one mile off of the famous Las Vegas strip which is close enough to easily travel but still removed enough for privacy and exclusivity. In addition, it provides one of the city’s best views of the strip.
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Fast-forward to today, Palms Casino Resort & Spa is under new ownership. Helmed by Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta, billionaire art collectors and fight promoters, this luxury resort is starting a new chapter. Over the past two years since the brother’s purchased the exclusive getaway, it has undergone a significant and pricey renovation. In fact, over $620 million was spent improving the resort. Each and every room has been redesigned. New restaurants invite decadent dining experiences. A casino expansion provides extra space for table games. And a mini art museum serves as testament to the love of the luxury resort owners. Basically every portion of this exclusive getaway has been amended to heighten the pleasure of guests on vacation.
The Ultimate Vegas Vacation
Everything about Las Vegas screams indulgence. After all, the city is nicknamed Sin City. But for most, the atmosphere is decidedly different in their rooms. However, this exclusive getaway believes the Las Vegas fun doesn’t have to stop when you retire to your room. In fact, some of the guest quarters at this luxury resort are experiences unto themselves. For instance, the Hardwood Suite is calling all basketball fans. This two-story accommodation in the Fantasy Tower has its very own 30×30 basketball court! And in a fun twist, the basketball court even converts to a bedroom with three Murphy beds. In addition, this luxury suite also has a whisky room, a game room with a pool table and poker table, a 16-seat bar, and a dining table for 10. Also in the Fantasy Tower is the Kingpin Suite. This engaging luxury suite has two full-size bowling lanes!
But even these impressive suites pale in comparison to the Sky Villas at this exclusive getaway. Most noteworthy is the Empathy Suite. This incredible two-story suite sprawls over 9,000 square feet. Within, enjoy the artwork of Damien Hurst, whose original pieces fill the suite. Also, Empathy Suite has a cantilevered pool that overlooks the strip, a 17-seat bar, a steam shower, two massage rooms, and a private salt room.
And not only do guests of the Empathy Suite get to indulge in the in-suite amenities, they are also granted special privileges throughout this entire luxury resort. First, they are given A-list access to nearly all of the in-house experiences. These special guests can also take behind-the-scenes tours of the exclusive getaway. In addition, they receive a $10,000 credit to use anywhere in Palms Casino Resort & Spa. Indeed, this is the stuff of the ultimate Vegas vacation!
A Wealth of Fine Dining Experiences
The Palms Casino Resort & Spa is not short on fine dining restaurants. This exclusive getaway has a dining experience to fit every mood. Scotch 80 Prime is a business casual steakhouse specializing in whisky. In fact, their collection boasts an extensive selection of rare and vintage whiskies. And for meals, expect expertly-prepared, outstanding cuts of beef. And even vegetarians will enjoy Scotch 80 Prime with their appetizing menu of vegan cuisine.
Vetri Cucina is helmed by James Beard award-winning chef Marc Vetri. The menu of decadent restaurant is influenced by Northern Italian cuisine. In addition to the sumptuous fare, Vetri Cucina boasts an incredible view of the Las Vegas strip.
As part of the extensive renovations at this luxury resort, two new restaurants are being added this year. Opening in March, Shark is Bobby Flay’s newest endeavor. His first new restaurant in five years, Shark will specialize in seafood with a Latin flare. And in April 2019, guests can enjoy Greene St. Kitchen, a lighthearted restaurant that gives a nod to New York City’s SoHo neighborhood.
Keeping It Casual
This exclusive getaway also has casual dining options. Mabel’s BBQ is the Las Vegas location of celebrity chef Michael Symon’s Cleveland restaurant specializing in elevated barbecue. Also, it is important to note that tucked away within Mabel’s BBQ is Sara’s. This charming fine dining establishment will remind you of old Las Vegas. And with a menu of elevated American fare and intriguing table-side preparations, this secret dining experience is not to be missed.
For an innovative take on noodles, try Send Noodles. While the restaurant crafts sumptuous Asian dishes, it also takes an inventive approach to Italian cuisine by using Asian ingredients. The Eatery, Palms Casino Resort & Spa’s spin on a food court, is the perfect spot for a grab and go meal. And no trip to Las Vegas would be complete without a trip to a buffet. A.Y.C.E. Buffet is perfect! With seven food stations, there is nothing wanting!
Every memorable Las Vegas vacation includes a variety of exciting entertainment and activities. And Palms Casino Resort & Spa has a bounty from which to choose! First and foremost, the casino at this exclusive getaway is extensive. With 95,000 square feet of table games and over 1,300 slot machines, winning money is enticing. When gambling at the casino, be sure to join Club Palms. The club awards players with points for each dollar spent, redeemable throughout the luxury resort.
As expected, Palms Casino Resort & Spa has a few venues for shows. Pearl Theater hosts fantastic musical and comedy acts. This three-level theater is designed for an intimate experience. Though it seats 2,500 people, the stage is just four feet from the front row and only 120 feet from the back row! Music lovers should also check out Studio at The Palms. This first state-of-the-art professional studio in Las Vegas has hosted some of the biggest names in music like Lady Gaga, Imagine Dragons, and The Killers.
And what would Las Vegas be with chapels! “Til Death Do Us Part” is a wedding chapel that also serves as an art installation in this luxury resort. Designed by Joshua Vides, this black and white chapel is an excellent spot for a wedding, vow renewal, or just a photo opportunity.
Nightlife is synonymous with Las Vegas fun. But at this luxury resort, the nightlife never ends. As such, they created KAOS. Set to open in April 2019, this nightclub will feature a lively relationship with Pearl Theater. And notably, KAOS is also a dayclub opening at 11:00! Beyond this exciting addition, this exclusive getaway also has a variety of other bars and lounges. Unknown and its whimsical atmosphere captures the energy of the casino floor. Pop into Rojo, a lobby lounge with a red-lit bar and vinyl booths that drips with sensuality. Tonic, near the sports book, is a great place to stop in for a casual beer while watching the game. And be sure to visit Mr. Coco, secreted away in the Fantasy Tower. Helmed by celebrated mixologist Francesco Lafranconi, guests can enjoy live entertaining while imbibing craft cocktails unlike any other.
Wellness Combines with Indulgence
Drift Spa at this exclusive getaway is the perfect indulgence. It features over twenty treatment rooms and has the first hammam in Las Vegas. This steam bath is a Turkish tradition that has gained immense popularity throughout the world. Moreover, the spa has an extensive menu of spa services and body rituals from which to choose. One of the favorite services is 100 Minutes of Bliss. This decadent treatment includes an exfoliation, a full body mask, and an aromatherapy-scented stone massage. Or, share Escape with a loved one. This couples experience includes a candlelight aromatherapy bath, a sugar exfoliation, and ends with a revitalizing massage.
In addition to Drift Spa, this luxury resort offers a variety of ways to maintain body wellness while enjoying the wonders of a Las Vegas vacation. The state-of-the-art fitness center is perfect for self-designed workouts. But one-on-one training is also available. In addition, this exclusive getaway also offers classes such as spinning, and Pilates.
For those looking to relax waterside in the desert, fear not. Palms Place Pool is the place to be. This 6th-floor pool area spreads over 50,000 square feet. With waterfalls, stone gardens, a fireplace, and a Jacuzzi, this luxury hotel’s pool is the perfect retreat. But if you need more seclusion, cabanas are available. These private areas, equipped with plush seating and flat screen televisions, are serviced by dedicated cabana hosts.
Las Vegas is a vibrant city worth being on any traveler’s bucket list. So when you’re planning your next vacation, indulge yourself with the new and improved Palms Casino Resort & Spa.