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The Best Swimming Pools in Las Vegas

Mandalay Pool

Photo: Courtesy of MGM Mirage

Las Vegas casinos all look pretty much the same once you're parked on a vinyl stool with a scotch in hand, but the pools are a different story. Some are inventive expanses with sandy beaches, pounding waterfalls, and bubbly hot tubs. Others are obligatory water-filled holes. We've found the most fun, and the most family-friendly options.

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Destinations: Las Vegas · The Strip

Inspired by: Lose Your Shirt: The Coolest Pools in Las Vegas — by Steve Friess, Published Mar. 2004

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    The most painstakingly detailed of the themed casino resorts, the Venetian is a condensed version of its namesake city and features some of the lar

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    Bellagio Resort & Casino, Las Vegas

    Mid-Strip extravaganza with a palatial 65,000-square-foot spa, 14 restaurants, botanical gardens, and dancing fountains.  


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    Circus Circus, Las Vegas

    Perfect for families and visitors on a budget, Circus Circus is one of the most affordable and fun-filled places to clown around on the Vegas Strip

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    Opened in 1993 as a family-focused, pirate-themed resort, Treasure Island traded in its skull-and-crossbones designs for more a contemporary, adult

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