Whether you are planning a quick trip with your girlfriends, a bachelor party or a romantic weekend getaway, the Las Vegas pool scene is unlike any other, featuring jaw dropping design, incredible views and fun atmosphere. Rent a luxury cabana for the day (reservations are highly recommended) or stop by for a few hours of fun in the sun.

Some facilities remain open year-round while others open only during the warmer season which can begin as early as March. Some cater to families while others require guests to be over 21. If you are not staying at a particular resort, you can often access the pool area by purchasing a day pass for about $15.

1. The Bellagio

The Bellagio
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Mediterranean-inspired pools and courtyards at The Bellagio are great for couples who are looking for a luxury experience. The Bar is famous for its freshly made drinks. Sip a Bellagio Mojito in one of the poolside cabanas surrounded by citrus gardens.

2. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
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The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas offers the most stunning views of the Strip from its stylish outdoor pool. In the summer, vacationers head to the Cosmopolitan for its bustling pool scene. In addition to the scenic Boulevard Pool, there is the Bamboo Pool where you can rent a plush cabana and spend a day relaxing in the sun. The Marquee Dayclub Pool has a feel of a luxury lounge during the day and transforms into a nightclub at night.

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is the most expensive hotel ever built in town. The hotel cost $3.9 billion in 2010 which made it the world's fourth most expensive hotel. Located in the heart of the Strip, the Cosmopolitan overlooks the city's major landmarks, including the Bellagio fountains, the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe. Highlights include three pool areas, Sahra Spa & Hammam, stylish shops, fantastic dining, lounges, bars and 100,000 square feet of gaming space. Boulevard Pool is one of the hotspots, offering spectacular views.

There are 2,995 rooms with spectacular views of the Bellagio fountains and the Boulevard. Many rooms and suites have spacious terraces from which to enjoy the view. West End Penthouses are the most luxurious (and the most expensive), offering from 2,400 to 3,700 square feet of living space in two- and three-bedroom configurations. If you want to stay close to pool scene in the summer, the Bungalows have a patio overlooking the Marquee Dayclub Pool. The Bungalows are spread over three levels, complete with an outdoor bar and a private whirlpool.

Choose from 14 fine and casual dining. Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill serves beef, steak, and lobster. The Overlook Grill next to the Boulevard Pool offers scenic views and casual American cuisine. Best of all, you won't have to leave the pool to have a great lunch. China Poblano serves an innovative menu of Chinese and Mexican cuisines. Comme Ca is a modern French brasserie with a terrace offering striking views of the Strip. D.O.C.G. is a casual rustic Italian restaurant serving pizza, pasta, steaks and chops. STK is a new style steakhouse.

3. Treasure Island Las Vegas Pool & Cabanas

Treasure Island Las Vegas Pool & Cabanas
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The double chaise lounges at Treasure Island are perfect for couples who want to spend their days relaxing in the sun, sipping drinks and cooling off in the pool. Facilities include a 25-person hot tub, private cabana and day bed rentals. The pool is open seasonally, from mid-February to mid-November. Cabana rentals come with a fruit plate, soft drinks, LCD TV, refrigerator, ceiling fans, misters and a host service (from $80 for a half day rental). Check into one of the stylish rooms at Treasure Island and you will be right on the Las Vegas Strip, close to the best shopping, dining and attractions the city has to offer.

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4. Best Pools in Vegas: The Venetian

Best Pools in Vegas: The Venetian
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5 pools at the Venetian give vacationers a choice of different settings, some of which recreate Italian-style gardens.

5. The Wynn and Encore

The Wynn and Encore
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The outdoor facilities at the Wynn and Encore are surrounded by beautifully sculpted gardens. The Wynn has two pools and two whirlpools while Encore offers a European-style pool which allows topless sunbathing.

6. MGM Grand

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MGM Grand features a 6.5 acre swimming pool complex with 26 luxurious cabanas and palm trees.

7. Best Pools in Vegas: The Mirage

Best Pools in Vegas: The Mirage
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The outdoor complex features pools and waterfalls with a tropical feel. Relax surrounded by waterfalls and tropical plants.

8. Shark Tank Pool at the Golden Nugget

Shark Tank Pool at the Golden Nugget
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The Golden Nugget is located off the strip but true pool connoisseurs will not mind when they see the resort's $30 million complex complete with a shark tank pool, 3-story waterslide and 15 private cabanas. Here you'll also find The Hand of Faith, the largest single nugget of gold in the world weighing 61 pounds and 11 ounces, which can be admired by visitors.

9. Caesars Palace

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The Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis at Caesars Palace features 6 pools with different themes, some for gambling and some for luxuriating in the sun.

10. Trump Hotel

Trump Hotel
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The deck at Trump Las Vegas offers plush private cabanas and views of the skyline. The hotel has 1,250 luxury suites, including studios, one-bedroom suites and penthouse suites. Guests get to enjoy European-style kitchens with stainless steel appliances, Italian marble floors in the bathrooms, and floor-to-ceiling windows with city views. There is heated outdoor swimming pool where guests can rent private cabanas for a day of relaxation in the sun. Guests have access to the signature Trump Attache service. The luxury service will stock your kitchen with your favorite foods, print personalized business cards and stationary, and offer business assistance. Whether you are in town on business, attending a wedding, or on a quick getaway, the hotel concierge can help you plan your visit.

The 11,000 square foot spa has 9 treatment rooms, including services that couples can enjoy together. Spas offer a great way to unwind between sightseeing and dining. The Spa at Trump provides a personalized spa experience guided by the Spa Attache. Try the Recovery Massage and Morning-After Eye Cure. Suites start at $169 per night (702-982-0000).

11. Mandarin Oriental

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The 8th floor pool deck at the Mandarin Oriental has lap pools, whirlpools and luxurious poolside cabanas. When you stay at the luxury Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas, you can be sure that you will be pampered from head to toe. The hotel is located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, next to many famous attractions and restaurants. The hotel rises 47 stories above the Strip and offers 392 Asian-inspired accommodations, including 335 chic guestrooms and 57 spacious suites. Rooms and suites have floor-to-ceiling windows with spectacular views. Restaurants, lounges and bars serve mouth-watering cuisine in a modern setting. The Twist Restaurant specializes in innovative French cuisine. Asian and American dishes are offered all day at the MOzen Bistro. Mandarin Bar serves snacks and cocktails on the 23rd floor. The Tea Lounge sells the finest pastry delights and teas. The Pool Cafe offers lunchtime cocktails and fresh organic dishes.

The 27,000 square foot spa is spread over two-levels of the hotel. The spa provides a blissful retreat, offering healing therapies for the mind, body and soul with a variety of soothing treatments. There are 17 treatment rooms, including seven exclusive couple's suites, relaxation lounges with views of the Strip, steam rooms, a laconium, a hammam, men's sauna and ice fountain, ladies' rhassoul, vitality pool, pool deck with two lap pools, a plunge pool, two whirlpools, poolside cabanas, a beauty salon and a spa boutique.

Play golf nearby at the scenic 18-hole, par-71, 7,002-yard Bali Hai Golf Club, famous for its spectacular views. Children are welcomed with a special gift and can request strollers, cribs, playpens, bath toys and a selection of child-friendly DVDs. Don't miss the special Children's Afternoon Tea service at the Tea Lounge. The hotel employs a team of expert wedding planners to assist couples with planning their special day. The 7,650 square foot Oriental Ballroom with floor-to-ceiling windows can host a lavish wedding. The hotel is just a 10-minute drive away from the McCarran International Airport. Take a taxi or rent a car once you land at the airport.

12. Luxor

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Oasis Pool at Luxor offers views of the Pyramid. One of the most recognizable buildings in town, Luxor is a unique resort housed in a bronze pyramid with a colorful sphinx. The hotel is built to approximately three-quarters of the scale of the Great Pyramid of Giza and the casino sits below the largest open atrium in the world. Lobby is a recreation of the temple at Abu Simbel with four colossal statues of a seated Rameses. The guest rooms and luxury suites in the pyramid have sloping walls and balconies. They are suspended into the open atrium of the pyramid. The top three floors are home to large guest suites - consider booking one for a unique experience. Guests reach their rooms in the pyramid by using "inclinators," since the walls of the structure are sloped. However, elevator boxes remain vertical while traveling along a 39-degree shaft. The Oasis spa is a great place to a relaxing treatment.

There is a 120,000 square feet casino which includes popular table games such as Blackjack, Baccarat, Roulette, Pai Gow and Craps. There is also Poker Room, Race & Sportsbook and Keno Lounge. The resort swimming pool features dramatic views of the pyramid and palm trees. There are several entertainment venues to choose from, including the IMAX Theatre and lounge music at Nefertiti's Lounge. Giza Galleria features 13,000 square feet of shopping. Guests can dine at numerous resort restaurants. ISIS serves gourmet continental cuisine, Papyrus offers Asian Cuisine, Hamada of Japan serves Japanese Cuisine, and La Salsa features Fresh Mex food. There is also seafood at Sacred Sea, Pharaoh's Pheast Buffet, Luxor Food Court, Luxor Steakhouse, and other restaurants.

Dining at Isis is a unique experience, a combination of formal elegance and a look back in time. The restaurant features many exact replicas of artifacts found in King Tutankhamun's tomb, including a ceiling decorated with a field of deep blue punctuated by hundreds of golden stars. The restaurant differentiates itself from other dining venues in Las Vegas with only using fresh ingredients imported from all over the country every day, including fish packed on ice and shipped to Las Vegas daily. Isis is one of the few restaurants to receive the international award of excellence, the Chaine des Rostisseurs. To receive this award, the restaurant is rated on ambience, personnel, plate setting, presentation, food style, quality and selection of both menu items and wine. Reservations and semi-formal attire is required. For reservations, call the restaurant at 702-262-4719. (800-288-1000).

13. Flamingo

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Go Pool at Flamingo has a club ambiance and is open to adults over 21. The Flamingo Hotel is centrally located on the Strip, next to Caesars Palace and Bally's. The hotel offers a tropical setting, including several pools, waterslides and waterfalls set on 15 acres. The outdoor Wildlife Habitat features live African penguins, Chilean flamingos, swans and different species of fish. There is a spa, fitness center and a tennis club with four lighted courts. The casino has more than 2,100 slot machines, 71 table games, and the Race & Sports Book. The casino floor measures 77,000 square feet in size. Choose from 3,565 guest rooms and suites. For best views, ask for one of the rooms facing the Strip. Dining choices range from casual cafes to signature restaurants decorated in a themed style, such as Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville. (800-733-3111).

14. Palms Casino Resort

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The pool at the Palms is located on the 6th floor of the resort, offering guests a contemporary space for fun in the sun.

15. Tropicana

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Las Vegas swim-up blackjack originated at Tropicana which offers a 2-acre deck with a South Beach theme. From March through October, the 12,000-square-foot Main Pool attracts most of the crowd with its bar and Swim-Up Blackjack Games, open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The game tables are waterproof and have heated drop boxes to dry paper money. Tropicana has a heated indoor pool which measures 1,500-square-feet in size and offers a great place to relax. There are two other pools at the resort: the Lagoon Pool for adults only and the Garden Pool. The pools and three outdoor spas are surrounded with trees, plants and flowers. There is a large pool area, a casino, a European-style spa and several restaurants. At night, guests can choose from a diverse selection of shows ranging from a musical with barely-there costumes to a magic show and stand-up comedy.

Visit the 10,000 square foot Glow, a Mandara Spapering and relaxation. The spa offers 9 private treatment rooms, Couples Wet Villa and Couples Wet Suite, Relaxation Lounge, locker rooms, steam room, full-service salon and fitness center. Rooms and suites are located in the 22-story Paradise Tower, 21-story Island Tower and around the five-acre garden pool area. Choose from many restaurants, ranging from casual to elegant. For best value, head to the Island Buffet where you can eat as much as you like. (888-826-8767).

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16. Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has three pools, each with its own theme. Relax with a tropical drink in one of the lounge chairs under a palm tree.

17. Aria

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Aria has three ellipse-shaped pools surrounded by plush chaise lounges and a bar. In addition to the awesome pool, Aria is a great place to tie the knot. If you are looking for a modern wedding venue in Las Vegas, take a look at this unique chapel joining the ranks of the romantic Bellagio, Paris and other wedding venues. The Wedding Chapel at ARIA Resort & Casino offers couples a sophisticated venue to tie the knot. The chapel has sleek modern lines with lavish decor. Chrome double doors backed by mahogany wood stand at the entrance. There is plenty of natural light illuminating the interior. Frosted glass windows are romantically etched with a blossoming tree. The 2,750-square-foot space offers seating for up to 60 guests. The ladies' lounge has a luxurious area for dressing of the bride, while the groom's private game lounge features its own pool table and wet bar. Wedding packages range from $1,500 to $21,000. All packages include photography, floral, limousine transportation to and from the Clark County Marriage Bureau and an officiant to perform the ceremony. Additional amenities include a stay in one of ARIA's luxury suites, spa and salon treatments. In addition to the chapel, other wedding locations include the pool, beside the spa fireplace, inside the Chihuly Gallery surrounded by stunning works of glass art, and in front of the resort's 270-foot-long curved water wall.

18. The M Resort

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The M Resort has two swimming pools for cooling off, one of which is for guests over 21. Relax in the plush lounge chairs and jump in to cool off.

19. Rio

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VooDoo Beach at Rio has a sandy beach, four different pool areas and a tropical theme. Grab a drink at the bar and cool off from the hot desert sun.

20. Mandalay Bay Beach

Mandalay Bay Beach
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Mandalay Bay Beach is a 11-acre complex featuring palm trees, real sand, a huge wave pool and 100 cabanas, day beds, bungalows and personalized villas. From May through September, the resort offers a great series of outdoor concerts.

21. Paris Hotel

Paris Hotel
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Swim with a view of the Eiffel Tower at Paris Hotel in the large outdoor pool surrounded by lush landscaping.

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