Caesars Resorts Pool Guide • Las Vegas

by Michael Lewis for Fortune Magazine on 5/20/2015.

Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts 2019 Pool Guide

GARDEN OF THE GODS POOL OASIS AT CAESARS PALACE

Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis offers 7 luxurious pools with something for everyone. The center Temple pool offers a quiet escape to unwind. Sunbathers can flock to Fortuna  for swim-up blackjack and handcrafted cocktails. Splash and socialize at the Neptune party pool with live DJs Thursday-Sunday. The cabana-lined Jupiter offers a family-friendly oasis. Apollo transforms into a Miller Coors branded pool with water games and weekend BBQs Friday – Sunday. Bacchus epitomizes the VIP treatment, raised 18′ above the pool deck and equipped with luxury service from cabana hosts and cocktail servers.

Cove Beach Summer Takeover: Venus Pool + Lounge boasts a Mediterranean vibe mixed with a young, jet setting personality. Cove Beach will offer shisha (water pipes) with 18 tobacco flavors in a high-end atmosphere for adults 21+ years. Escape the heat and relax in the Qua Bath and Spa air-conditioned poolside cabana with services from body art to deep tissue massage. Qua reservations required. Hours: Neptune, Temple, Fortuna, Jupiter, Apollo, Bacchus, Venus, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Cove Beach (Venus Pool + Lounge) 10 a.m.–8 p.m.; Garden of the Gods: Free for hotel guests; $20 for non-hotel guests; Pricing: Cove Beach (Venus Pool + Lounge) Free for guests Mon–Wed; Weekend parties: $30 for males and $20 for females.

BLU POOL AT BALLY’S LAS VEGAS

Lined with palm trees and filled with friendly poolside servers, the Blu Pool is a vacationer’s dream. Play a quick game of tennis or enjoy a day at the nearby spa before heading to the pool. It’s in close proximity to the Race and Sports Book. Blu Pool also features music from live DJs, lounge chairs, daily happy hour specials and private cabanas. Hours: 10 a.m–6 p.m.; Pricing: Free, exclusive to Bally’s Las Vegas guests

GO POOL DAYCLUB AT FLAMINGO LAS VEGAS

The summer hotspot GO Pool Dayclub offers a unique experience not found at any other day club. With daily live entertainment, celebrity appearances, drink specials and more, the scene goes from sizzling-scorching.

cid:image003.jpg@01D3B09A.86E43030This year’s entertainment lineup and country concert series includes Ja Rule, Ashanti, Ava Max, Flo Rida, Midland and many more. Day club experience is for 21+ years; guests of all ages can enjoy the Beach Club Pool, the surrounding 15-acre tropical retreat, waterslides, lagoons and a magnificent cascading waterfall. Hours: Beach Club Pool, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; GO Pool Dayclub, 9 a.m.–6 p.m.; Flamingo Beach Club Pool: Free, exclusive to Flamingo Las Vegas guests. Guests must be 21+ years to attend Beach Club at Night events. GO Pool Dayclub: Admission fee varies. Guests must be 21+ years; Schedule: Check calendar for events.

HARRAH’S LAS VEGAS POOL

The Pool at Harrah’s Las Vegas includes a travertine tile pool deck, cabanas, lounge chairs, daybeds and a wading pool with loungers situated right in the water for the ultimate cooling relaxation. Throughout the season, enjoy delicious summer drinks, poolside games, & DJs. Hours: Now Open, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Pricing: Free to the public

INFLUENCE, THE POOL AT THE LINQ HOTEL + EXPERIENCE

cid:image004.jpg@01D3B09A.86E43030Influence, The POOL at The LINQ Hotel + Experience provides a cooling escape with spectacular views of the High Roller Observation Wheel and The LINQ Promenade for anyone 21+ years. An air-conditioned The REQ Room (for the 1st time ever, can be rented as a cabana) and features 5 flat-screen televisions, pool table, shuffle board table, foosball table and Pop-A-Shot. This center-Strip destination features a central bar full of signature cocktails, draft beer, frozen drinks and more. Influence is also the new daytime destination for Sunday brunch at its on-location food stand, The Taco Spot. Hours: Mon.–Thurs. 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; Fri. –Sun. 9 a.m.– 6 p.m.; Pricing: Free to the public. Guests must be 21+ years.

SOLEIL POOL AT PARIS LAS VEGAS

Reminiscent of a Parisian garden, Soleil Pool at Paris Las Vegas offers a 2-acre utopia of secluded relaxation. Nestled under the hotel’s Eiffel Tower, Solei features lush surroundings, lounge chairs and cabanas for rent as well as food from the poolside bistro Café du Parc. Hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Pricing: Free, exclusive to Paris Las Vegas guests; Happy HoursEarly Bird Happy Hour: 2-1 Bloody Mary’s & Mimosa (10–11 a.m. daily); St. Tropez Happy Hour: 2-1 frozen drinks; $35 beer bucket specials (4–6 p.m. daily)

The FLOWRIDER‘S SCENE POOL DECK – PLANET HOLLYWOOD RESORT & CASINO

Catch a wave on The FlowRider at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, the only stand-alone wave machine in Las Vegas. Sharpen board-sport skills but don’t fear wiping out, because FlowRider’s waveform technology is designed to absorb the energy of impacts.

cid:image005.jpg@01D3B09A.86E43030THE SCENE Pool Deck boasts 2 separate pool decks, 2 pool bars, live DJs, 21 cabanas with poolside bottle service, daybeds and pool café. Summer live concerts begin with DREAMERS on Saturday, May 25 at 2 p.m. Hours: Now Open, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; PH Pools: Free to the public; FlowRider: Must be 42 inches to boogie board and at least 48 inches tall to surf; $25 for 30 minute sessions; $25 per person

VOODOO BEACH AT RIO ALL-SUITE HOTEL & CASINO

A tropical escape awaits at VooDoo Beach at Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. The beach-inspired pool is a hot spot, boasting 4 pool areas, 3 whirlpools, poolside spa treatments, private cabanas, bottomless drinks and local bottle specials. Sip cooling cocktails from the Cruzan Island Bar and VooDoo Beach Bar. Voo Pool, the nearby 21-and-older secluded pool, offers private cabanas with bottle service and a live DJ Thursday-Sunday. Perfect for staycation with free parking. Hours: Now Open, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Beginning Memorial Day Weekend, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Pricing: Complimentary parking and free admission most days; Daily Specials: $100 bottomless drinks and $50 local bottle special.

DRAI’S BEACHCLUB • NIGHTCLUB ATOP THE CROMWELL

Drai’s Beachclub Nightclub atop The Cromwell takes partygoers to new heights, boasting the only rooftop pool party in Las Vegas with unmatched panoramic views of the Strip. The summer-long party is set to a soundtrack of renowned DJs and live concerts by chart-topping record artists. Indulge with premier cocktails, Drai’s Frosé, a variety of high-end champagne/bottle packages, and delicious bites from the full-service gourmet kitchen, Drai’s Café. Hours: Drai’s Beachclub: Fri. – Sun. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Drais Café: Mon. – Thurs. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Fri. – Sun. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Pricing: Tickets start at $30 for males and $20 for females (subject to change without notice); Free entry into Drai’s Beachclub for all Caesars Entertainment guests (with room key) before 1 p.m. and Seven Star and Diamond Caesars Rewards members. Schedule: Check calendar for events.