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Romantic Couples Weekend Getaway in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Couples Weekend Getaway

When you think of Las Vegas your first thought is probably not a romantic getaway. However, there are many sides to Las Vegas and it happens to be a perfect place for a romantic weekend getaway for couples. Las Vegas has fancy restaurants and cocktail bars, exciting shows, luxury hotels, and nearby sights to explore. Here is everything you need to know to plan your romantic weekend getaway in Las Vegas.

Where to Stay in Las Vegas as a Couple

The Bellagio in Las Vegas

There are several luxury hotels in Las Vegas perfect for a couple’s weekend getaway. Check out these top 5 romantic hotels in Las Vegas:

  • The Venetian – When you think of Las Vegas you automatically picture The Venetian. This 5-start resort features 10 outdoor pools and a wide selection of restaurants. Get transported to Italy as you walk on the cobblestone paths along the canal.
  • Bellagio – Known for the famous fountains of Bellagio, this hotel offers several fine dining experiences, pools, and a garden. The rooms are so luxurious and romantic you might never want to leave the hotel.
  • ARIA Resort & Casino – This luxury resort has an on-site spa perfect for a couples massage. The high-tech rooms let you customize the lighting and temperature with a touchscreen control system. 
  • Paris Las Vegas – Take a quick trip to Paris without leaving the US by staying in this hotel which features replicas of famous Paris attractions such as the Eiffel Tower. Enjoy a romantic morning at the Paris Spa or relax at the rooftop pool. The French Decor at the hotel makes for a great romantic stay.
  • Marriot’s Grand Chateau – At Marriot’s Grand Chateau you can enjoy panoramic views of the strip from your hotel room or spend time relaxing in the outdoor pool. Make sure to grab a drink at the Sky Bar during sunset for the best views.

Money-Saving Tip: To save money on your couples weekend in Las Vegas check booking.com and see which hotel has the best price for the weekend you are planning to go. If there is a hotel that you really want to check out then plan your romantic weekend in Las Vegas for a date when you can find a good deal for that hotel as prices can vary greatly depending on the time of year.

Best Things to Do in Las Vegas for Couples

Vegas Romantic Weekend Getaway
  • Walk Around the Strip and Explore Hotels: There are many unique and exciting hotels on the Las Vegas Strip. One of the highlights of our weekend getaway to Las Vegas was walking around the strip and checking out the unique hotels, each with a different theme. Some of our favorites include Paris Las Vegas Resort and Casino, The Venetian, New York-New York, the Bellagio, Caesars Palace, and the Cosmopolitan.
  • See a Unique Show in Las Vegas: Opportunities to watch shows in Las Vegas are endless. Consider booking a ticket for one of the famous Cirque Du Soleil shows, or other exciting performances like Absinthe or Le Reve. We absolutely loved O by Cirque Du Soleil, a water-themed show at the Bellagio.
  • Visit the Grand Canyon: A trip to Las Vegas might be the closest you get to this wonder of the world. See it in intimate style on a small group Grand Canyon Tour
  • Take a Helicopter Flight Over Las Vegas: You can’t beat a helicopter flight over the Las Vegas Strip for a romantic getaway in Las Vegas. Make sure to book in advance to enjoy the city lights from the air with your person.
  • Get a Pass with Go City: Explore more of Las Vegas with a pass with Go City and visit Madame Tussauds, the observation wheel, the Eiffel Towel Experience at Paris Las Vegas, the SkyPod Observation Tower at the STRAT, and more.
  • Watch the Bellagio Fountains Show: The Bellagio has large fountains in front of the hotel that feature an exciting show throughout the day every 15 to 30 minutes from 3 pm to midnight.
  • Watch The Mirage Volcano Show: The water feature in front of The Mirage on the strip has a volcano show daily from 6 pm to 11 pm on the hour. This is a cool FREE show I recommend stopping by to watch.
  • Explore Unique Cocktail Bars: Las Vegas has many romantic cocktail bars perfect for a couple’s weekend getaway. Spend time checking out these cool cocktail bars and tasting delicious and exciting drinks. Recommended cocktail bars include The Chandelier, Vesper Bar, Rose. Rabbit. Lie, and Vanderpump Cocktail Garden.
  • Relax at the Hotel Pool: It is pool weather almost all year long in Las Vegas, so make sure to book a hotel with a nice pool that you can enjoy.
  • See the Hoover Dam: Visit the Hoover Dam with this small group Hoover Dam Tour from Las Vegas. Since this tour is only 3 hours long, you will still have plenty of time that day to enjoy Las Vegas!

Couples Weekend Getaway in Las Vegas Itinerary

Friday Night

Romantic Dinner

Las Vegas has endless restaurant options across any cuisine you might be interested in. If you are looking for French food you can find great restaurants in Paris Las Vegas. If you prefer Italian food, check out restaurants in The Venetian and The Bellagio. Don’t forget to make a reservation ahead of time!

See a Las Vegas Show: Cirque Du Soleil or Other

Las Vegas is known for its many extravagant and unique shows. Going to a show in Las Vegas is a great activity to do as a couple during your weekend in Las Vegas. There are several Cirque Du Soleil shows to choose from including O, KA, Mystere, and The Beatles Love. Additionally you can go to a comedy show or other performance like Absinthe or Le Reve. 

We went to O by Cirque Du Soleil and really enjoyed it. It is a 90 minute water-themed show with a lot of unique and exciting acts. Try to book the show at least a few days ahead of time to make sure you can get good seats. Another popular show is Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque Du Soleil at Mandalay Bay.

Late Night Cocktail at The Chandelier

The Chandelier Cocktail Bar at the Cosmopolitan

After the show go The Chandelier in the Cosmopolitan for a cocktail. This bar has 2 floors and is covered with Chandelier decorations and a chic feel. If your show was far from the Cosmopolitan, you can find many cocktail bars throughout the hotels on the Strip, so pull up google maps and see if there is a different cocktail bar closer to you.

Saturday

Couple's Brunch in Las Vegas

Since you probably won’t be waking up early after all those cocktails, breakfast is out of the question. Luckily, there are many brunch options on the Las Vegas Strip that serve brunch late into the afternoon. If you are starving and think you can eat enough to make a buffet worth it, there are several buffet options on the strip. 

Popular brunch places in Las Vegas include Hexx Kitchen and Bar in Paris Las Vegas and The Henry in the Cosmopolitan. Don’t forget to make a reservation in advance so you don’t have to wait long for a table! If you are looking for a quick brunch you can find Eggslut in the Cosmopolitan which is a walk-up option with breakfast sandwiches.

Spend Time in Venice (The Venetian)

Vegas Couples Weekend Getaway
The Venetian Inside in Las Vegas

The Venetian is one of the most incredible hotels in Las Vegas. While at The Venetian you might forget that you are still in Las Vegas, as you feel like it is the middle of the day in Italy. The outside of the hotel is beautiful with canals and Venetian-style architecture. When you enter the hotel you feel as through you were transported to Italy with the architecture of the shops and restaurants and the ceiling painted with blue sky and clouds. Spend time walking around the shops and restaurants in the Venetian and don’t forget to check out the casino downstairs.

Feel Like You Are in Paris (Paris, Las Vegas)

Paris Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas

Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is another hotel that really went all out with their theme. Instead of flying all the way to France, you can enjoy Paris in Las Vegas. There is a nice street inside the hotel with shops and restaurants that really makes you feel like you are in Paris, France. Enjoy French food by getting a crepe at La Creperie and a drink at Napolean’s Dueling Pianos.

Afternoon Cocktail at The Cosmopolitan

Vesper Bar Cosmopolitan
Vesper Bar Drinks Cosmopolitan

Vesper Bar is a cool cocktail bar in The Cosmopolitan. Find a cozy spot on a couch in the back of the bar and get wine or a cocktail. Here you can find some of the cheapest wine options on the strip, so if you are looking to drink a “low” cost glass of wine with a nice atmosphere this is a good spot. 

Romantic Dinner in Las Vegas

Check out the endless restaurant options on the strip. If you are looking to save money, you can find some cheaper options in The Venetian near the food court in the back. If you want to splurge, make sure to make a reservation ahead of time since many restaurants will have long wait times on weekend nights. 

Take a Night Helicopter Flight Over Las Vegas

One of the top experiences to do in Las Vegas as a couple is a helicopter flight over the Las Vegas Strip. With many different times throughout the evening, you can easily fit this experience into your weekend in Las Vegas. Just make sure to book in advance so that you don’t miss out! Fly over Las Vegas Boulevard and get to see the famous hotels from the sky.

Free Shows on Las Vegas Strip: Volcano Show at The Mirage and Water Show at the Bellagio

The Bellagio Water Show

After dinner, check out more unique cocktail bars. On your way to the cocktail bars if you pass by The Mirage or the Bellagio make sure to try to be there in time to see their shows. The Mirage has a volcano show in front of the hotel every hour from 6 pm to 11 pm. The Bellagio has a water fountain show every 15 to 30 minutes until midnight.

Explore Cocktail Bars

Cocktail at Vanderpump Cocktail Garden
Cocktail Garden Vegas

I recommend going to Vanderpump Cocktail Garden which is located in Caesars Palace near the Forum Shops. This Cocktail Garden has an interesting selection of cocktails which you sip in what feels like a magical garden. 

Another unique cocktail bar and restaurant you shouldn’t miss is Rose. Rabbit. Lie which is located in the Cosmopolitan. The food here is expensive but it is the perfect spot to enjoy a drink and dessert while watching live performances. If you are looking for live music and watching people dance on pianos, this is the spot. This restaurant & bar is small so I recommend making a reservation in advance so you don’t miss out.

 

Sunday

Brunch Take Two

Brunch take two, because who doesn’t love brunch? Refer to some of the suggestions from Saturday if you didn’t get to them, or try one of the many other options on the strip. Just remember, if you don’t want to wait a long time for brunch don’t forget to make a reservation at least the night before. If you forgot to make a reservation, most restaurants have a bar that is first come, first serve, so make sure to always check the bar for seats.

Explore More Hotels on The Strip

Vegas Couples Weekend
New York New York Hotel in Las Vegas

On Sunday spend time exploring other unique hotels on the Strip that you didn’t get to on Saturday. Additional hotels I recommend visiting are ARIA, New York-New York, Bellagio, and Caesars Palace. It’s fun to walk along the strip with your significant other, people watch, check out all the extravagant hotels, and attempt the 25 cent slot machines.

Visit the Hoover Dam

Bridge Next to Hoover Dam Nevada
Hoover Dam Nevada

If you have more time on Sunday I highly recommend visiting the Hoover Dam. The Hoover Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam built in Black Canyon which dams the Colorado River. It is 726 feet tall and was built between 1931 and 1936. When visiting the Hoover Dam you can walk along the bridge on top of the dam, learn more about the Hoover Dam at the visitors center, or do an organized tour. 

The easiest way to visit the Hoover Dam from Las Vegas is to book this small group Hoover Dam tour from Las Vegas.

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