Treasure Island: The Sirens of TI and Cirque du Soleil
If you are looking for fun weekend trips, Treasure Island, located on the Las Vegas Strip, is known for its outdoor spectacle The Sirens of TI involving two ships, fun costumes and sophisticated pyrotechnics. The front of the hotel features a long wooden dock from which guests can watch the show.
Things to Do
In addition to the 90,000-square-foot casino, the resort has a health spa, tropical pool area with private cabanas, a wedding chapel, and several lounges and restaurants.
Visit the Shopping Promenade which features designer boutiques selling clothing, jewelery and gifts.
The Salon & Spa
The Salon & Spafeatures exercise facilities, salon services and relaxing treatments. Choose from massages, body treatments, therapies, steam baths, saunas and whirlpools. The spa is open daily from 7am to 7pm. The salon offers facials, manicures and pedicures daily from 9am to 7pm. For more information and to make an appointment, call 702-894-7472.
The pool area has private cabanas and a lounge area. TI's Party Tub, a unique, oversized hot tub that accommodates up to 50 people, is designed for relaxing with a group of friends. Private cabanas by the pool, available in season, feature TVs and a personal host. If you get hungry, Kahunaville serves tropical snacks. Evening soirees on the pool deck make it easy to meet new people, relax on comfortable couches and enjoy live entertainment on certain days.
Rooms & Suites
There are 2,665 guest rooms and 220 suites with floor-to-ceiling windows. The 2,885 guest rooms and suites are located in a tri-tower structure with 36 floors. For best views, book one of the rooms on a high floor facing the Strip.
The resort's 1,600-seat theater is the stage for the luxury Mystere, a Cirque du Soleil production that incorporates acrobats, clowns, dancers and musicians. The Sirens of TI offers nightly performances with VIP viewing available to hotel guests. There is no admission fee for this show.
The Casino offers more than 90,000 square feet of gaming area. The casino is decorated in rich gold and whitewashed tones with black accents. The casino offers a choice of classic and innovative table games, including blackjack, roulette, craps, baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Pai Gow Tiles, Caribbean Stud, Three-Card Poker, Let it Ride® Stud Poker, and Big Six. Choose from a selection of different slots throughout the casino floor. Watch games on the screen and place sports bets in this area of the casino.
Where to Eat
There are four gourmet restaurants and several casual dining options. Restaurants include Francesco's which serves Italian specialties, The Steak House, Buccaneer Bay Restaurant, and Madame Ching's, named after one of the most famous female pirates.
The Buffet offers great value - you can try a variety of different dishes. The buffet is designed as a street of different shops. There are six exhibition stations preparing and serving dishes from around the world. The Barbeque Station serves regional American barbeque, including North Carolina Roasted Pork, Texas-style Brisket and St. Louis Dry-Rub Ribs. The Asian station offers fresh-cut sushi, traditional Chinese specialties and a noodle kitchen.
If you are a pasta lover, have pasta prepared in front of you at the Pasta Saute Station. Choices include Tagliatelle with Wild Mushrooms, Roasted Chicken and Thyme and Ricotta Tortellini served over Dried Tomatoes, Olive Tapenade and Basil Oil. Or stop by the rustic Pizza Oven for a Mediterranean pizza straight from the oven.
The Buffet is open daily for breakfast from 7am to 11am, lunch from 11am to 4pm and dinner from 4pm until 10pm.
The Sirens of TI
The Sirens of TI is a Free outdoor show at the Strip entrance. Visitors can watch it right from the Strip and from a long wooden dock at the entrance of the hotel. The show is a combination of music, dance, swordplay, acrobatics and pyrotechnics. A group of seductive sirens battle with a band of pirates in the Sirens' Cove. Unlike the old pirate show, the Sirens of TI was designed for adult audiences and may not be appropriate for small kids.
The show takes place four times per night in front of the resort. Performances are free. Show times are at 7pm, 8:30pm, 10pm and 11:30pm. VIP viewing is available to hotel guests. Confirm show times and find additional information about the performances at www.treasureisland.com or call 800-288-7206. The web site also offers live broadcasts of the show.
Wedding ceremonies can be performed on the newly redesigned Siren ship located in Sirens' Cove overlooking the Strip. The hotel offers several romantic wedding locations, including the Siren ship, a private area adjacent to the pool, and a chapel. Professional bridal consultants help with wedding arrangements, including reception planning, formal wear rental and securing the officiant to perform the ceremony. Each ceremony performed at TI includes special music selected by the bride and groom. The chapel is decorated in peach and off-white tones. The chapel can accommodate 65 people. For more information, contact the Wedding Chapels at 888-818-0999.
Cirque du Soleil's Mystere Show
Cirque du Soleil's Mystere is an astounding theatrical production and a tale of two babies who explore a world filled with strange creatures and brilliant colors, encountering a clown, acrobats, dancers and musicians along the way.
The show is performed in the Mystere Theatre, which seats 1,600. A cast of 70 acrobats, clowns, comedians, actors, singers and musicians was selected from around the world especially for this performance. Performances are held on:
- Wednesday - Saturday; 7:30pm & 10:30pm
- Sundays; 4:30pm & 7:30pm
- Dark: Mondays and Tuesdays.
Show times may change, so it's a good idea to reserve your seats in advance. Tickets cost $95. Limited seats are available for $60. Be sure to arrive 30 minutes before showtime for Pre-Show Entertainment. For reservations, call 800-392-1999 up to 90 days in advance. Nearby you will find The Venetian hotel, Quad Hotel, the Wynn and its awesome golf course and The Mirage volcano.
Doubles from USD $69, suites from $129. Rooms on high floors usually cost $30 more.
Location: 3300 Las Vegas Boulevard South , Las Vegas , Nevada , United States, 800-944-7444, website