Do you consider yourself quite the party go-er? Always looking for that thumping and happening venue before it becomes mainstream and flooded? For the city that glitters and never sleeps, Las Vegas certainly should be on your hit list for party destinations offering some of the biggest names in the DJ world showcasing their talents at some of the worlds most fabulous night clubs and day clubs.
Be sure to check out these clubs on your Vegas visit:
1. Light – Mandalay Bay Hotel
Light Nightclub located in the Mandalay Bay Hotel is fuelled by Cirque Du Soleil. The number one club on The Strip hosts some of the world’s number one DJ’s whilst uniquely choreographed with acrobats swinging overhead and in avant-garde costumes performing throughout the club amongst party go-ers. An epic hi resolution light show accompanies the headlining DJ, with world class audio visual special effects complementing the house tunes as the dance floor pulsates.
2. Wet Republic – MGM Grand
Wet Republic gives the term pool party a new meaning. A day club located at the rear of MGM Grand, this adult only Ultra Pool showcases the world renowned resident DJ’s including the likes of Tiesto, Calvin Harris, Steve Aoki . As sun-kissed party go-ers and the glitterati bop away in the 53,000 square foot pool, light installments and LED displays deliver special effects to complement the tricked out unrivalled sets. Private cabanas and bungalows provide a fully inclusive bar service as well as luxurious furnishings with some boasting private plunge pools.
3. Encore Beach Club – Encore
Named the Best Adult Pool Party in the USA, Encore Beach Club offers both a day and night time lavish water based clubbing experience. Lily pad water lounges float on the three tiered pool, while two storey ultrachic, mega luxurious cabanas and bungalows border the northern face of the pool. Palm trees dot the poolscape amongst dancing beaus and beauties. A true day time mecca as revellers pulse in the pool or under pagoda showers with a small dance floor in front of the DJ booth, seemingly always overcrowded to obtain the best views of world class acts. Home to the likes of David Guetta, Avicii and Akon, this unbelievable venue thumps away through the day and night whilst also providing a gaming experience with tables to play at the rear of the complex. Dress to impress.
4. Marquee – Cosmopolitan
A rooftop nightclub bordering a pool – I’m beginning to see a theme here! One of the larger clubs in Vegas, located on the roof of the Cosmopolitan, in a prime location overlooking the lights of The Strip. This indoor-outdoor club houses the best international DJ’s from around the world with the main focus on house music. This adaptive nightclub also offers a mixed format area known as the ‘Boom Box’ for those wanting alternate tunes. Framed by glass floor to ceiling window walls, as well as housing an ultra-pool, guests are sure to enjoy a nightlife experience unlike any other.
5. 1- Oak – Mirage
Tuesday nights is THE night for 1-Oak. A new club to Las Vegas on a small intimate scale located within the Mirage. Replicating New York nightlife combining art, fashion and status, this sophisticated club is all about creating a sexy and unpredictable environment. Private table service borders the gyrating dance floor in the centre of the club as state of the art sound and light capabilities provide innovative and cutting edge mastery.
This category of tours involves light trekking, walking, cycling, rafting or kayaking for a few hours each day with a small amount of inclines and declines. You will require a reasonable level of fitness and good health to participate. It is important to note that due to the nature of some of our trips, they may take place in remote areas (with basic facilities) and can involve long travelling days on various modes of transport.
Suggested preparation : At least 3 months prior to departure, it is recommended that you undertake aerobic exercise (this may include jogging, cycling or fast walking) for 30 minutes, three times a week. It is also advised to walk on variable terrain and in variable weather conditions. For a cycling adventure, road cycling twice a week is recommended and for adventures which involve paddling and kayaking, it is important to gain confidence and rhythm rather than speed prior to departure.
This category of tours involve trekking, kayaking and cycling for period of 6 to 8 hours a day at a fairly consistent pace. Ideal for people looking to slightly increase the heart rate. For our moderately rated tours, you must have a good level of fitness and also be in good health. It is also important to be prepared for variable weather conditions. Altitude may also come into play. This category of tours may involve visiting remote areas where facilities can be quite basic. Accommodation may also involve camping, homestays or basic accommodation where facilities may not be considered of western standards. To enjoy this style of travel, it is suggested for travellers to have a reasonable level of fitness and health, a positive attitude, as well as a fairly active lifestyle. An open mind is also required.
Suggested preparation: At least 3 months prior to departure, it is recommended that you undertake 45mins – 1 hour of aerobic exercise, three to four times a week. Some potential exercises that could be beneficial include hill walking with a backpack on over variable terrain and weather conditions, as well as running and cycling dependent on the activity you plan on undertaking.
This category of tours involves trekking, kayaking, cycling or other adventure activities in remote areas for up to 8 to 10 hours a day. It is important to note that with the remoteness of some regions comes a variety of other challenges such as variable weather conditions, accommodation as well as facilities. You must have an excellent level of fitness and good health to be able to partake in this category of tour. You must have confidence in your own ability and be in good physical condition. Includes extended periods of endurance.
Suggested preparation: At least 3 to 4 months of strenuous exercise, four times a week. When preparing for treks it would be beneficial to participate in hill walks with a weighted day pack (approximately 5-8 kg) once a week for aerobic fitness and strengthening of leg muscles. It is also important to do this on variable terrain to prepare for challenging adventures. When preparing for cycling adventures, regular bike riding (at least 4 to 5 times a week for 1-4 hours is essential). It is also important to cycle on uneven surfaces or even participate in other aerobic exercises such as running or swimming to build up strength and stamina. Altitude may also be a factor in these tours.
This category of tour often involves extreme trekking, cycling or other extreme adventure activities. It is important to expect remote and poorly defined tracks and to be prepared for variable weather conditions for 10 to 12 hours per day (may sometimes be more depending on weather and altitude). These adventures are suitable for travellers who have prior experience in strenuous travel and activities, are extremely fit and have excellent health. It is also important to note that some of the terrain on these adventures will involve trekking in snow, at high attitude levels and may require technical equipment.
Suggested preparation: It is important to note that physical fitness should be an ongoing activity, commencing around 5-6 months prior to departure, or even before if you have no prior fitness. Exercise should focus on building maximum endurance and stamina. Four to five hard sessions of 40-60 mins per week should be completed and can include exercises such as going to the gym, running, swimming or cycling to focus on building aerobic stamina. It could also be beneficial to prepare by hiking on rough terrain, in extreme weather conditions or partake in altitude training.