Las Vegas is famous for being the ultimate location for getting married. More people come to Las Vegas to tie the knot than any other city in the world. But did you know that Las Vegas is also a perfect honeymoon destination? It’s a one-of-a-kind city bursting with excitement and romance. It’s a city that prides itself on once-in-a-lifetime experiences. It’s hard to cover in one article all the reasons why Las Vegas makes a great honeymoon destination, but we managed to narrow it down to 5. Whether you’re getting married in Las Vegas or coming just for your honeymoon, this magical city is ready to make you fall in love all over again!
An International Experience in One City
If you’re ready to experience the world on your honeymoon but can’t choose where to go, Las Vegas is the place for you! The city’s skyline features famous landmarks from around the world all in one place, from the Luxor’s pyramid to New York New York’s Statue of Liberty. And with 42 million visitors in 2019 alone, Las Vegas truly is a cultural melting pot. That means the world is your oyster!
If you and your sweetheart would love to experience the view from the Eiffel Tower, you’re in luck! Paris Las Vegas has a gigantic half-scale replica of the Eiffel Tower, allowing you to experience a spectacular view of the city from 46 stories high. Just up the Strip, a pleasant walk away, you can experience a romantic gondola ride down the Grand Canal at The Venetian, complete with a singing gondolier.
Because it’s such an international city, Las Vegas is a place where there’s something to suit any couple’s tastes. Which brings us to our next reason why Las Vegas is a great honeymoon destination… The cuisine!
Home to Some of the Best Restaurants in the World
For couples who are avid foodies, Las Vegas is a restaurant mecca that will make your mouth water! Las Vegas is home to some of the finest restaurants in the world headed by award-winning chefs. Get ready for romantic dining experiences that you’ll truly remember forever! For newlyweds who want to go all-out, Joël Robuchon’s 3 Michelin Star restaurant at MGM Grand offers an exquisite French dining experience. In case you haven’t heard of him, Robuchon is recognized as the highest ranked chef in the world, and has over 30 Michelin Stars. The 4 course tasting menu is served in an upscale but intimate dining room. The cost? $425 per person (not including tax or tip).
If that price leaves a bit of a bad taste in your mouth, Las Vegas has restaurants that can fit any budget without sacrificing deliciousness. Some of our favorite, more affordable options are Roy Choi’s Best Friend at Park MGM (serving fantastic Korean barbeque with an LA twist) and Black Tap at The Venetian, an award-winning joint for craft burgers and beers.
A City That Stimulates the Senses
There are so many amazing things to see and do in Las Vegas that it would be impossible to fit them all into one visit. Las Vegas is known for its world-class entertainment, glamorous nightlife, and stimulating experiences.
Cirque du Soleil’s “O” show at the Bellagio is perhaps the most romantic show in Las Vegas. A ballet performed in water in a beautiful ballet theater, “O” is often described as similar to watching a dream take place before your eyes. If you have never been to a Cirque du Soleil show, there is no preparing you for the incredible production quality and majestic performances that they are known for as a company. Check ticket prices here.
Couples who love to party will never be disappointed by Sin City’s pumping nightlife. Hakkasan Nightclub, located at MGM Grand, features 3 levels with a different atmosphere on each. It’s home to world-famous DJs Calvin Harris, Tiesto, and Steve Aoki. Couples can reserve a table with bottle service to get the full VIP treatment.
If you need some relaxing restoration after your big night out, Las Vegas is home to some of the world’s top spas. The award-winning Spa at Encore is a beautifully designed space that feels luxurious even to set foot in. Their tranquil Couples’ suite allows couples to enjoy treatments side by side, like their “Couple’s Good Luck Ritual” treatment. Designed to promote happiness, luck and prosperity, this treatment combines a Custom Massage, invigorating peppermint foot treatment, ultra moisturizing hand therapy and a relaxing botanical scalp massage.
Luxurious Accommodations at an Affordable Price
Because of the sheer number of visitors who pass through Las Vegas every day, hotel prices here are much lower than you see in other large cities. This means you can get a gorgeous honeymoon suite at a luxury hotel for a surprisingly affordable price. The great thing about this is what you save on a hotel room can be put towards an even more amazing Las Vegas honeymoon.
Some of our favorite suites for enjoying a honeymoon in Las Vegas include the elegant and sleek Scenic Suite at the Delano, and the Terrace Studio Fountain View suite at The Cosmopolitan. Insider tip: the newly-renovated Tower Premier One Bedroom Suites at the Luxor are luxurious and attractive, and are a wonderfully affordable option.
For more ideas on where to stay, take a look at our list of the Top 10 Best Hotels in Vegas.
Romance (And Photo Ops) Around Every Turn
Even a simple stroll along the Las Vegas Strip is an experience that stimulates the senses and captures the imagination. And there are incredible photo opportunities everywhere in Las Vegas.
One of the classic photo opportunities you won’t want to miss is the Fountains of Bellagio, a giant water display of towering fountains of water synchronized to lights and music. This happens right on the Las Vegas strip, and costs nothing to watch. Another photo op that has to be seen to be believed is the 180 degree view at night from the Skyfall Lounge at the Delano Las Vegas. Here you can watch the unrivaled beauty of a desert sunset while enjoying a drink.
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