5 Reasons why you should be heading to Vegas for an affordable spring vacation!

Author: Srikanth Krishna on Mar 12,2021

With the world opening back up in 2021, as travel restriction eases, you must be wondering how to make the most of it by going on a spring vacation. Well, if you needed a reason to go to Las Vegas, consider this to be it.

Spring break is almost synonymous with soaking in the sun, pool parties, binge drinking and a whole lot of fun, and what better destination to make it all happen than the city of Sins, Las Vegas. In the article, the experts at Leisure will give you 5 reasons to make you pack your bags and head straight to Las Vegas, Nevada for a spring vacation filled with affordable luxury, casinos, magnificent pools, sunny weather, and no laws against outdoor drinking. 


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1.    Concerts and Shows



Vegas offers the best of entertainment during spring vacation. Be it the famous Cirque du Soleil at some of the best hotels on The Strip, or catch some exclusive productions such as MJ Live at Rio, or Australian Bee Gees at the Excalibur or Absinthe at Caesars. The city also has some of the biggest magicians performing regularly, such as Penn and Teller, Criss Angel, Mat Franco, and David Copperfield.


However, if you are in town for something even more spectacular then you should plan your spring vacation in Vegas during April for the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender festival. It is one of the biggest music festivals in the world, which occurs once every year. Although, last year this festival was canceled due to the COVID-19 lockdown and restrictions. The festival brings together some of the best artists and bands from across the world, such as  The Firebirds, The Heartbreakers, The Lustre Kings, Mike Sanchez, The Starjays, Screamin’ Rebel Angels, and many others. However, the lineup for this year’s festival hasn’t been released yet, but you should definitely keep an eye out for this amazing attraction if you’re in the city during the first week of April.


2.    Resorts and Casinos



Las Vegas has some of the best hotels and Resorts, for an amazing spring vacation filled with luxury and extravagance. You can stay at some of the best resorts in the world, or some less expensive hotels at well, but you’ll have a great time at either of the options. Some of the best hotels and party resorts for an awesome spring vacation in Las Vegas are listed below:


a)  Mandalay Bay Resort


Mandalay Bay usually comes to mind a family-friendly resort, however, to your surprise, this specific destination on The Strip is home to some of the best spring break parties in the country. With an 11-acre pool complex and a wave pool, e Mandalay Bay attracts huge crowds of college-going youngsters and working professionals alike. Daylight Beach Club is another popular spring vacation attraction at Mandalay Bay with more than 5000 people attending its daytime pool parties with some of the best DJs from around the world.


b)  MGM Grand Hotel



The MGM Grand is one of the best party spots in Las Vegas. The resort fills up with young adults at its spectacular poolside parties. Stay at one of the biggest hotels in the world, in luxury, or get a reasonable price for your suite. The MGM Grand offers some of the best views in the city along with some extravagant parties to make your spring vacation even more exciting.


c)    The Caesar’s Palace


The Caesar’s Palace is arguably one of the most famous hotels on the Las Vegas strip. It offers royal luxury and unmatched extravagance to make you feel like an actual king. This spot is perfect for spring vacations due to its amazing Garden of the Gods Oasis with its 7 unique pools to soak in the sun and enjoy great parties.


d)  The Venetian Resort



Inspired and built to resemble the city of canals in Italy, this one-of-a-kind resort, is home to some of the best pools and nightclubs in Vegas. With a new and improves TAO beach club sitting on top of the Venetian Resort, this destination is perfect for having a poolside spring vacation with impressive inaugural discounts to make your life easier.


e)  The Cosmopolitan


The Cosmopolitan is one of the most popular party spots on the Las Vegas strip. It offers a futuristic vibe that attracts large crowds of people of all ages. It features a rooftop pool and nightclub that serves as the perfect spot for hosting crazy sing vacation parties.


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3.    Pool parties



Spring vacations are incomplete without pool parties, and one of the things Vegas does best is, throwing amazing parties at some of the best pools in the country. The desert heat makes for ideal weather to dive into the pool to cool off. Spring is the ideal time to experience the Vegas pool parties, due to the young crowd coming in to enjoy their spring break from around the world and the pleasant spring temperatures, before the scorching summer sun comes in.


Have a look at some of the best venues on the strip where you all need to bring is good vibes, sunscreen, and swimwear (with a few exceptions):


a)  Wet Republic, MGM Grand


The Wet Republic is one of the hottest spots for pool parties at the Las Vegas Strip. The gigantic 54,500- square-foot venue comprises bungalows, party cabanas, banquets, and daybeds by the pool. Spring vacation in Las Vegas is incomplete without visiting the Wet republic at MGM Grand. With world-class artists and DJs playing at the venue, including Tiesto, Zedd, Martin Garrix, Steve Aoki, AfroJack and many others, you can always expect the best for your spring vacation in Las Vegas.


b)  Liquid Pool Lounge, ARIA


Liquid is an adult open-air, pool lounge at the Aria Resort and Casino. You can have exclusive pool parties, filled with refreshing cocktails accompanied with delicious food, and secluded cabanas to relax at, in addition to the day beds. The property is a 16000 square foot, day club, with a 1200 square foot pool to dive in after soaking in the Vegas sun.


c)    Jemaa at NoMad Pool


JEMAA at the NoMad Pool is one of the top destinations in Las Vegas for having fantastic spring vacation pool parties. The venue offers tropical beach vibes, accompanied by a variety of cocktails from the bar delivered right to your table of cabanas. The party will feature a lineup of popular DJs and artists from different parts of the country to make you jump up to their music. The venue provides luxurious parties on the weekends with programmed music and a never-ending menu of cocktails to choose from.


d)  Encore Beach Club, Wynn Encore


The Encore Beach Club at Wynn Las Vegas is one of the hottest destinations for a spring vacation filled with over-the-top parties by the pool. The venue features some amazing artists like The Chainsmokers, Diplo, Kygo, and many others for a spectacular day and evening.  The Encore Beach Club or EBC is famous for hosting some of the most luxurious and indulging pool parties for people of all ages.


e)  DRAI’S Beach Club, The Cromwell


Located at the rooftop of The Cromwell Hotel and Casino, the DRAI’s Beach club offers amazing views of the Las Vegas strip, and one of the most stunning pool parties to bring your spring vacation to life. The venue consists of 2 humongous bars, and 75 tables where you can get your food and drinks delivered spread out in more than 25000 sq. ft. 


f)    Bare Pool Lounge, The Mirage


The Bare Pool Lounge at The Mirage Hotel and Casino, is an adult pool party destination, where you can soak in the sun European style. The property is quietly nestled among palm trees, flowers, and foliage to give you some pretty serious tropical vibes. The property has multiple seating options to choose from, life tables, daybeds, and cabanas. The cover charge is pretty reasonable at $20-$30 for women and $30-$40 for men.


4.    Nightclubs



A visit to the extravagant Las Vegas strip is incomplete without spending your whole night dancing at one of the elegant nightclubs. There is really a huge list of options to choose from when it comes to Las Vegas nightclubs, since almost every hotel and resort on the strip, hosts at least one amazing nightclub. Las Vegas is often called the second city that never sleeps (after NYC) and we believe these nightclubs have a major role to play in that.


Here are some of the best nightclubs on the strip, that you must check out on your visit to Vegas during spring vacation:


·         EBC At Night, Wynn Encore Hotel

·         TAO Las Vegas, The Venetian Resort

·         Marquee Las Vegas, The Cosmopolitan

·         DRAI’s Las Vegas, The Cromwell

·         Hakkasan Nightclub, MGM Grand

·         Omnia Las Vegas, The Caesar’s Palace

·         XS Las Vegas, Wynn Resort and Casinos


5.    Best Restaurants in Las Vegas



Las Vegas not only offers the best parties, pools, and nightclubs, but it is also home to some of the best restaurants in the world, helmed by award-winning chefs. Be it the Las Vegas Strip or the Downtown neighborhood, Sin city is full of amazing restaurants that offer  delectable cuisine. From Chinese to Mexican cuisine, Las Vegas has it all. Some of the best restaurants in Las Vegas for an amazing dining experience include Mizumi, Bazaar Meat by Jose Andres, Honey Salt, Every Grain, Tacos El Gordo, and Oyster Bar along with many other award-winning restaurants.

So pack your backs and make the most of the spring weather by spending your spring vacation in Las Vegas! Be a luxurious getaway or a budget backpacking trip, Vegas gives you the opportunity to explore the city on your own terms!


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