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Caesars Palace in Las Vegas introduces its five-acre oasis for sun-worshippers, gods, and goddesses.
Photo: PR (Fortuna Pool)
With the Las Vegas pool season about to heat up, Caesars Palace in Las Vegas debuted its inspired new Garden of the Gods pool oasis in March.
The iconic swimming and lounging oasis has been completely redesigned, creating a destination within a destination and featuring eight distinctive swimming pools with lavish amenities and the city’s most attentive cabana servers. The new Fortuna pool features an 18-foot waterfall where guests can challenge Lady Luck at the swim-up blackjack tables.
In addition to the extravagant new pools, there are 44 new private cabanas, each with a stocked refrigerator of juice and water, flat-screen TV, DVD player, iPod docking station, wireless Internet access, ceiling fan, and plush furniture. With hundreds of new vibrant blue deck chairs, plush daybeds, and loveseat-inspired scoop chairs, guests can relax and enjoy a day of sun worshipping. Completing the Garden of the Gods additions is a new whirlpool retreat and garden wedding venue.
Designed by famed hospitality firm Allard & Conversano, the Garden of the Gods is situated on three levels. Engineers precisely tracked the movement of the sun and expanded south and westward to ensure the area offers vast sunny and shady nooks. “One of Las Vegas’ greatest assets is its abundant sunshine,” says Gary Selesner, president of Caesars Palace. “Guests make trip decisions to escape drab and enjoy warm sunny getaways. The new Garden of the Gods was created to be the definitive resort swimming retreat.”
To be among the first to experience the new Garden of the Gods, go to caesarspalace.com/gog to book hotel, pool, and dining accommodations. The “Garden of the Gods Pool & Hotel Package” includes a three-day, two-night stay, $25 Garden of the Gods pool credit, and a pool bag complete with bag, towel, and other pool items. Package begins at $110 per night. Based on availability. Promotion code: PKGCGOG
Fortuna: An 18-foot waterfall is the centerpiece of this pool, where guests can enjoy swim-up blackjack. Guests who wish to socialize and connect gather near the Fortuna (swim-up blackjack) pool, flanked in circular sun lounge couches near the Fortuna Bar, where creative mixologists blend cocktails with freshly squeezed juices.
Apollo: Apollo was the Roman god of light and the sun, so it is only fitting that the pool best suited for sun worshipping is named after this deity. The Apollo pool is positioned at the southwest corridor of the oasis for maximum sun exposure and features five cabanas and six canopied daybeds as well as chaise lounges perfect for soaking in the Las Vegas sun.
Bacchus: Elevated 18 feet in the area, the two Bacchus pools are framed by two graceful curved staircases and available only to invited guests. Private, shallow sun chaise pools, an individual whirlpool, and VIP cabanas staffed with butlers are some of the area’s special features.
Neptune: Situated near the Fortuna bar, the Neptune pool is the social hub of the Garden of the Gods—the perfect place to mingle, meet, and greet. The Neptune pool features eight cabanas, 10 daybeds (available in three different varieties), and chaise lounge chairs.
Jupiter: The cabana-lined Jupiter pool offers a quiet respite from the social scene. Designed for lengthy lounging, the Jupiter pool is distinctive for its subdued ambient music and large, custom-designed cabanas equipped to provide relaxing spa services from Qua Baths & Spa.
Temple: The crowning centerpiece of Garden of the Gods, Temple is where shade truly meets sun. Families enjoy the large round Temple pool, where young swimmers-in-training often splash under the rotunda’s central fountains and play on the steps around its large perimeter.
Venus: The Venus Pool Club is the most well-appointed and exclusive pool experience in Las Vegas, a sophisticated and secluded European-style retreat from the people who brought you PURE Nightclub. Guests age 21 and older are welcomed to the Venus pool.
Spa Treatments and Services
For guests looking to indulge not only in the sun but also spa, the world-renowned, award-winning Qua Baths & Spa offers poolside treatments. Spa services also include neck massages at deck chairs as well as full-service massages in the large Jupiter spa cabana.
Weddings and Events
With eight swimming pools positioned in three tiers, the new Garden of the Gods offers the perfect location for the elaborately catered pool parties, weddings, and other group special events. Both Juno and Venus gardens are perfect for small or large ceremonies, with seating for up to 114 guests.
Recently Opened Villas Epitomize Opulence and Luxury
Caesars Palace Las Vegas recently unveiled the lavish Octavius Villas. Located in the recently constructed Octavius Tower, the three villas average 8,800 square feet, each one with a thematic design scheme from France, Greece, and Spain and named for a Roman emperor who resided in the region. The villas overlook the Garden of the Gods pool complex.
Each villa includes imported marble floors; a private elevator; hand-distressed wood parquet and inlaid wood floors; hand-painted wall murals and ceiling designs; wood and stone archways and casings; a billiard room; a plush home entertainment theatre; whirlpool bathtubs in the master and guest baths; steam mist showers in all bathrooms; fully integrated audio visual systems with televisions in nearly every room and custom contemporary artwork.
The four-bedroom French Villa includes a living room, lounge, sitting room, a billiard room, custom-designed fish tank, and grand piano. The Spanish Villa is three bedrooms. The old-world design showcases classic furnishings and rich, earthy tones. The grand entry gallery has vaulted barrel ceilings and a custom-designed fish tank clad with elaborate wood millwork that is evident throughout the space.
The Greek-inspired villa is four bedrooms. Guests are greeted with grandeur as they step into the entry gallery that showcases custom marble embellishments and Doric, hand-painted columns. An inviting living room boasts a grand piano, carved marble fireplace, and an eclectic mix of the finest furnishings and accessories. The Constantine Villa is equipped with an exercise room and a distinguishably designed media room, complete with a 120-inch screen television, and rich-toned custom millwork.