What better way to end the stress of planning and going through a wedding than to take a chill pill and honeymoon in the exciting and fascinating ‘SIN CITY’. Rightfully so, Las Vegas is said to be one of the most entertaining places in the world known for its vibrancy and high energy; thanks to its unique culture as well. Considered to be a place that is explored with friends, Las Vegas is also a chosen honeymooning destination. Have you heard of the phrase ‘getting married in Vegas’? As a luxury traveler in India, I recommend Las Vegas as a prime honeymoon destination. Vegas is a romantic place that has married millions of couples in the little white wedding chapel alone. It is the leading out of town destination for weddings in the United States. What could be more romantic, right?
Although it would cost you a few lakhs for the entire trip, it would be worth the amount spent. You can reach the McCarran international airport through airlines such as Lufthansa, United Airways, British Airways, Air India and others. Summer (June-august) is hot in Las Vegas but otherwise, the weather is pleasant for vacationing. The best time to honeymoon in Las Vegas is between September to November when it is autumn. There are a number of honeymoon resorts and suits that match your level of expectation. Still on the fence about Las Vegas being a honeymoon type of place? Here are the top 10 surreal spots for you to visit in the city of casinos, performance clubs, and nightlife.
Honeymoon Destinations in Las Vegas
#1. The Bellagio hotel & casino
It is a remarkable experience, especially for a newly wedded couple. The next recommendation would be to get a fountain view suite at the Bellagio and have an experience of a lifetime. The able staff and the luxurious rooms make Bellagio a delight to stay in. You can enjoy the Cirque du Soleil’s distinctive acrobats, swimmers & dancers in this aquatic-themed production of ‘O’ on your honeymoon in Las Vegas. The restaurants inside the hotel offer divine delicacies and candlelight dinners. They also offer great spa deals which you can enjoy with your better half.
#2. The Venetian
The classic & modern Italian setting is a resort that will blow your mind. The 5-star restaurant houses 80 different restaurants and a casino. It houses several shopping complexes and suites that you could opt to stay in. The poolside dinners could be an excellent choice for the honeymooning couple. You can also rent a private cabana and enjoy the holistic Italian experience. Guests of the resort also have the spa, gym and other services on their agenda. One of the highlights of the resort is that the Madame Tussauds wax museum is located here.
#3. The Eiffel tower restaurant
With an amazing view of the strip, this replica of the Eiffel tower, the Eiffel tower restaurant is all things romantic. Most of America’s proposals happen in this architectural marvel. It is a perfect spot for an exclusive fine dining kind of evening. The top of the tower holds a spectacular view of the entire city. You can dazzle your loved one by inviting them for a surprise evening at this amazing venue. The view in this restaurant is one to be talked about. You can dine with your better half and watch the Bellagio’s dancing fountains all at the same time. It smells like France inside the restaurant with the Burgundy velour banquettes and a Belle Époque décor. The plush restaurant serves amazing French cuisine that is a dream to have. Pair wine with the setting and it is as romantic as romantic can get.
#4. The helicopter rides around grand canyon:
Taking off from the Strip you get to enjoy the wondrous Grand Canyon in a god-like manner. Hotel tour packages usually cover this part and if not you can choose any tour plan that includes the grand canyon ride. Make sure that the tour includes the hoover dam pedestrian walk, the grand canyon skywalk, scenic view from the eagle and the Guano points, the helicopter and the boat ride inclusive. This would be a great experience if you and your partner are adventure lovers.
#5. The MGM Grand hotel
Located on The Strip, the MGM Grand hosts some of the best entertainment in the city. It is the largest single hotel in the United States and houses the MGM grand garden arena concert and sporting venue. Both classical and contemporary suites as per your taste can be chosen for your time there. Fine dining options in the restaurant include Brilliant Japanese cuisine at Morimoto Las Vegas, French cuisine at Joel Robuchon and steaks at Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak. There is also the MGM Grand buffet if you’re interested in a king-sized dinner. You can also enjoy the private cabanas and the romantic dinner by the pool here.
#6. Caesars Palace
Featured widely in popular culture, Caesars Palace is a must-visit when one is in Las Vegas. Did you know that Gordon Ramsey’s grill & pub is located here? Who knows, you might even get to meet him! Caesars Palace is an iconic hotel that houses several honeymoon suites, spas and restaurants.
#7. The Stratosphere
It is a hotel, casino and a tower for the elegant couple out there looking for an adventurous night. The tallest free-standing observation tower has plenty of attractions such as taking a ride to the top of the skypod and taking a selfie from the observation decks. Surely it would be a picture to remember. Also, it has absolutely amazing fine dining experiences for your romantic evening. The Strat is a mixture of elegance and thrill.
#8. The high roller Ferris wheel
Located in the middle of the Strip, the massive Ferris wheel is a man-made marvel that needs to be experienced. Get in the 550ft Ferris wheel and grab a hug once you reach the top with the view of the entire city in front of you. You would be inside a glass-enclosed cabin and can take pictures freely once the ride starts. This is a unique experience for couples and a must-try on your honeymoon in Las Vegas.
#9. The little white wedding chapel
Featured in several famous TV shows and movies, the iconic wedding chapel has gotten several people, including celebs, married. Even though you are married already, you can stroll through just to take a glimpse of this beautiful chapel.
#10. Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay hotel and casino
Take an evening to visit the exciting shark reef inside the Mandalay Bay hotel. It is an interesting aquarium and a pleasant space to hang out before dinner.
Las Vegas is a romantic place with a pinch of an adrenaline rush, it caters to your wild side while still feeding the charm to your honeymoon! Pick Las Vegas if you’re looking for a spicy experience. For more personal travel blogs from Chennai, follow my blog and travel to your heart’s content!