One of the major decorative elements at the Mirage in Las Vegas is water which accentuates the hotel's South Seas theme. The entrance garden has waterfalls cascading over rockscapes 50 feet to the lagoon below. A live volcano, a computerized display of over 3,000 lights, erupts above the water every 15 minutes in the evenings - you can watch the show for free. At the resort front desk is a 20,000-gallon artificial coral reef aquarium with 90 different species of tropical fish.
The resort's pool area is a series of inter-connected lagoons linking two palm-tree lined islands. Guests can rent a luxury private cabana, and order refreshments at the Paradise Cafe and the Dolphin Bar.
The casino is decorated in lush tropical style, offering over 100,000 square feet of gaming space and a wide choice of games, including Blackjack, Craps, Baccarat, Roulette, slot machines, video poker and The Race and Sports Book, and others.
The Spa and Salon features a relaxing atmosphere created by trees, foliage and hanging vines. There are separate men's and women's spa facilities, an exercise room and a full-service beauty salon. The spa is decorated with calm pastel colors, murals, textured stone finishes, and lavish fabrics.
The Street of Shops, the shopping area, features designer boutiques, including La Perla, Moschino and DKNY.
Another unique area is the 2.5 million-gallon Dolphin Habitat houses a family of nine Atlantic Bottlenose dolphins.
This getaway offers 3,044 guest rooms, including 281 luxury suites, overlooking the pool, the mountains or the Strip. The hotel also features six opulent lanai bungalows each with a private garden and pool, and eight two- and three-bedroom private residences.
There are three distinct lounges: the Lagoon Saloon features live band entertainment in a relaxing, lush tropical rain forest setting. Baccarat Bar & Lounge is the resort's piano bar, while the Onda Lounge presents jazz music.
There is a great number of dining options, including specialty restaurants as well as casual cafes and bars. Renoir by Chef Alessandro Stratta serves contemporary French cuisine in a restaurant decorated with original works of art from world-renowned French impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841 – 1919).
MGM Mirage Players Club
Joining a players club can earn you valuable rewards at the casino. The MGM Mirage Players Club points are redeemable for cash, complimentary rooms and show tickets at the following casinos: Bellagio, The Mirage, Treasure Island, MGM Grand and New York-New York. Points can be accumulated on slot play. Comps are based on both slot and table games play. Membership is free. You can sign up online at www.playersclub.com and pick up your card on your next trip to a participating property.
The Mirage Volcano
Set on a three-acre lagoon, the Mirage Volcano is a magnificent display thousands of flickering lights which simulate flowing lava, complete with volcano-like sounds. The "volcano" is 50 feet high and erupts 40 feet into the air. The show takes place every hour daily from 7:00 p.m. on the hour until 11:00 p.m. (nightly). There is no admission fee - everyone can enjoy it. It's accompanied by music and is a fun spectacle for visitors of all ages. Other attractions at this unique hotel include Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat, Aquarium and Atrium.
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Deluxe double rooms cost from USD $79 to $399, suites from $275 to $2,500.
Location: 3400 Las Vegas Blvd. South , Las Vegas , Nevada , United States , website, 800-627-6667