When you arrive in Las Vegas, you cannot go very far before you’ll find Steve Wynn’s fingerprints on the city. He’s the brain behind The Mirage, Bellagio, and many others, but his latest resorts on the Strip, Wynn, and it’s neighbor, Encore, are two of the most lavish properties in Las Vegas.
The multi-billion dollar resort has taken home numerous awards including the AAA five diamond, Mobil five-star, Forbes five-star, Michelin five star, and Zagat Survey Top U.S. Hotel ratings. The Wynn and Encore have re-imagined luxury in a way that only Steve Wynn can do. Below are twelve reasons that Wynn and Encore will give you the most luxurious stay in Las Vegas.
12. The Wynn Golf Club
The Wynn Golf Club features rolling greens with a full 18-hole, par-70 course—designed by Tom Fazio and Steve Wynn. Conceived with the rolling hills of South Carolina or Georgia in mind. It’s the only golf course attached to a resort on the Las Vegas strip. If you can’t bring your own equipment complimentary clubs by Callaway and shoes by Foot Joy are always provided. In addition, professional caddies are available to help you master the course.
11. Vegan Dining
A first for Las Vegas, Wynn Las Vegas and Encore offers a vegan and vegetarian menu at every one of their restaurants. The highest quality meat-free and dairy-free ingredients are used to create delicious flavor combinations. If you’ve ever hesitated about ordering a meatless dish, vegan and vegetarian cuisine prepared by the master chefs at Wynn and Encore is an experience not to be missed!
10. Rooms of Luxury
Wynn is known for his lavish desire for perfection. Wynn and Encore rooms are no exception! With various price points at in both towers, the resort gives you the flexibility between budget and pampering.
9. Parasol Down
The jewel-toned drapery and cozy corners of Parasol Up give guests a heightened vantage point to delight in a panoramic view over much of Wynn Las Vegas. Positioned at the crossing of the casino and the blossom-filled atrium that leads to the main entrance on one side and the Wynn Esplanade on the other, Parasol Up also looks out beyond the dancing parasols that it was named for and over the 40-foot waterfall that cascades down into the Lake of Dreams.
8. The Buffet
Rated one of the best buffets in Las Vegas, you can indulge in a feast for all your senses amid the resplendent surroundings of The Buffet at Wynn. Sample tastes from around the world at the 15 live-action cooking stations presenting freshly grilled meats and sausages, seafood and a variety of cuisine types.
Jeff Coon’s Popeye statue was bought by Steve Wynn and is displayed for all to enjoy. The $28.2 million statue will remain at the Wynn Las Vegas until 2017, when it is schedule to move to another Wynn resort in Massachusetts.
6. Lake of Dreams
The Lake of Dreams, with its 40-foot waterfall, pine-topped mountain and nightly shows is a sight to behold. Take the circular escalator from Parasol Up at Wynn and experience the dazzling shows while enjoying a cocktail at Parasol Down, out on the show terrace for a water’s edge view, or while dining at the open-front Lakeside or SW Steakhouse. When the sun sets, the Lake of Dreams comes alive in a spectacle of music and imagery created by over four thousand lights, stunning holographics and puppetry.
5. SW Steakhouse
SW Steakhouse at Wynn offers steaks that are unparalleled in Las Vegas. World-renowned as a purveyor of outstanding quality, SW Steakhouse is one of only three restaurants in the U.S., two of which are at Wynn Las Vegas, that offer certified authentic Kobe beef. Chef David Walzog shows off his culinary chops with seasonal, exotic ingredients like black truffle creamed corn.
4. Encore Beach Club
Home to artists like David Guetta, Diplo and Kaskade, Encore Beach Club was named Las Vegas Dayclub of the Year by Nightclub & Bar’s Top 100. Encore Beach Club features twenty six cabanas, each stocked with refrigerator, flat screen TV and a plush daybed.
3. XS Nightclub
XS nightclub at Encore, named the number one nightclub in the United States by Nightclub & Bar’s Top 100 for an unprecedented five years, is home to multiple Grammy award-nominated recording artist and producer, Kaskade. XS nightclub is, without doubt, the most successful club in Las Vegas, offering two unique experiences, bottle service on the dance floor or luxury cabanas surrounding the Encore pool.
ShowStoppers is a music spectacular that brings a vibrant and talented cast of 66 singers, dancers and a full orchestra with dazzling scenery and costumes to the intimate Encore Theater. Featuring a reinvented collection of songs and dances that make audiences literally stand up and cheer.
1. Le Rêve
Le Rêve – The Dream welcomes you into an exciting and mysterious world inside an incredible aqua theater-in-the-round. From a thrilling high dive to an underwater tango, the stunning performers and breathtaking aerial feats of strength and agility will mesmerize you from beginning to end. You’ll be sure to notice something you’ve never seen before in this liquid, and ever-evolving show.