Tropicana, Las Vegas
The Tropicana pool, named the Best Las Vegas Pool by locals and tourists, is a topical oasis with a South Beach theme of luxury, complete with waterfalls, lagoons, cabanas and lush gardens. Also home to seasonal swim-up blackjack puts this pool complex into the top category for enjoyment in your swimsuit. Set in almost two acres, the Tropicana pool embodies the vibrancy of the resort’s south Beach theme with luxurious recliners surrounded by swaying palm trees and flowing waterfalls. Lavish daybeds and cabanas offer privacy at the pool with various options to choose; from a daybed with food and beverage service to a Poolside Grotto cabana with couch, TV, table and lounge chairs.
Stroll from your lounger to the poolside Mandara Spa, Glo®, and lose yourself in a world of pampering for a few glorious hours. A haven for re-energizing and recovering from holiday antics, the spa is a 10,000 square foot venue designed to completely immerse guests in a world of relaxation and respite. Beautiful decor, tranquil music and a range of heavenly treatments provides a first class experience of inner and outer health and beauty. Designed as a resort within a resort, the spa experience includes relaxation lounges, herbal teas and fruit-infused waters. Serene treatment rooms, including a couples’ spa, are filled with therapists working their magic with facials, massages and body treatments. Finish off in the salon and treat yourself to a pedicure, manicure or new hairstyle, ready for your next night on the town in this glitzy playground of fun. With a fitness centre located inside the Mandara Spa, spend an hour or two keeping up with the fitness routine whilst gazing at breathtaking views overlooking the Tropicana Pool and gardens.The latest equipment including strength, weight, free weight and cardio ensures a complete workout with integrated personal TV screens and iPod docking stations.
One of the Tropicana’s star attractions is the 50,000 square foot casino, offering the best Las Vegas games including slots and table games enhanced with the addition of a new Tropicana high limit area, state-of-the-art race and sports book, and an award-winning rewards programme, the Trop Plus Players Club. Named as one of the 10 Best Casinos on the Las Vegas Strip and Best Casino Deal, the Tropicana casino provides hours of elegant entertainment.
The shows at the Tropicana are dazzling with live music, stand-up comedy, magic show and more. With some shows being free and others at unbeatable prices, the Tropicana shows are great value-for-money. Laugh your socks off at the Laugh Factory and gasp in awe at Murray the magician from “America’s Got Talent”. Mamma Mia is the main event at the all-new Tropicana Theatre, a musical phenomenon, one of the best musicals of all time.
The Tropicana makeover has produced some of the best Las Vegas restaurants with rave reviews at the Italian Trattoria, Bacio, the Las Vegas steakhouse, Biscayne, and the 24-hour restaurant Beach Cafe, each recognised for its exceptional food and customer service. Best Italian Restaurant, one of the Top 10 New Restaurants in Las Vegas and the #1 Cafe on the Strip are just a few of the awards received by the Tropicana eateries. For a quick bite on the go, head to the South Beach Food Court and with a 24 hour Starbucks, it’s always the perfect time for a delicious coffee. With three Las Vegas bars, extensive wine lists, beers and cocktails are always at hand to keep the holiday vibe in full swing.
Guest rooms are simply stunning with a combination of comfort, style and shimmering design. Spacious, residential-style rooms and suites are filled with premium amenities and with an open-plan style are a breath of fresh air with the perfect balance between casual and modern elegance. Relax on plush new Euro Top Serta mattresses with high quality linens and enjoy the modern technology such as 42” LCD TVs and an iHome with a universal docking station. White plantation shutters complete the picture of laid back, Miami style. Choose from views overlooking the Strip or Tropicana Beach Club and lagoon-style pool and gardens, both will leave you gazing with awe. Upgrade to one of Tropicana’s suites and walk into a world of sumptuous paradise. Huge corner suites with living areas, custom-designed furniture, original artwork, wet bars, refrigerators and more make the Paradise Suites one of the most popular choices and it’s easy to see why. On the 20th floor, the most lavish Las Vegas suites are waiting – the Sky Villas. Designed to be reminiscent of a Miami penthouse the Sky Villas are infused with modern glamour including floor-to-ceiling windows with commanding views of the Las Vegas Strip. Custom furnishings offer a beauty and warmth unlike any other with dining rooms featuring a 72-inch round marble-top dining table, living rooms with sofa, club chairs, large decorative cocktail tables, 60-inch HDTV and more. One of the Sky Villas even has its own pool table – ostentatious fun. The bedrooms are a haven of comfort with his-and-her walk-in closets and the bathrooms are enormous with walk-in showers, marble mosaics, his-and-her washstands and lavish decor. Audio-visual technology is the icing on the cake with window coverings, lighting, temperature, music and TVs all controlled at the touch-screen keypad – wow.
Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, Barbados
Tamarind sits on a gorgeous 750-foot expanse of the Platinum West Coast of Barbados welcoming families, couples and groups alike to its contemporary Caribbean oasis. The expansive stretch of white sandy beaches creates the perfect setting for relaxation and adventure while the resort hotel offers beautiful views and an array of exciting amenities to keep everyone happy. The local area is just as interesting as the resort, as nearby sits Holetown home to a range of restaurants, bars and Limegrove Shopping Mall.
The calm waters of the Platinum West Coast is the perfect location for water activities. With Tamarind, there are a huge variety of sports for you and the family to get involved in; waterskiing, tube rides, banana boat rides, standup paddle boarding, snorkelling and much more! If you love the water but prefer to relax, why not spend the day lounging around one of the two dazzling freshwater swimming pools or the adults-only spa pool ideal for a chilled out day. While the adults indulge the young ones can enjoy a day of endless fun at the Flying Fish Kids Club. With an interactive programme featuring pool games, beach walks and arts & crafts there’s plenty for them to get stuck in; there’s something for the teens too with Club Tamarind featuring a teen lounge, disco and beach Olympics. Getaway from the hustle and bustle with our on-site spa offering a variety of treatments and services including massages and facials using soothing essences from the island; not to mention the full service salon. This resort offers an additional range of wellness activities including fitness programmes, a 24-hour fitness centre and tennis courts. Tamarind also has an exciting range of opportunities, excursions and bespoke tours including the Rum Shop Crawl and Hidden Treasures Tour.
Home to some of the most delicious dining options, Tamarind offers a range of sumptuous restaurants and meals that everyone in your party will enjoy. Begin the day with a delicious breakfast buffet featuring hot meals, fresh fruits and local Bajan recipes. The open air dining venue situated overlooking the beach has an inviting setting and offers the perfect atmosphere for a romantic meal. Just next door at Daphne’s you can enjoy the luxury of the fine Italian in addition to a fun variety of themed nights while the talented chefs cater to everyone’s need.
Tamarind boasts a selection of contemporary guest rooms and suites that feature a modern decor and spacious feel. Each room is complete with stunning views of the garden, pool or oceanfront that can be observed from your own private balcony or terrace. The accommodations host premium amenities to make your stay special, including comfortable duvets, king and twin beddings and interconnecting rooms ideal for families and groups. The suites offer that bit extra with additional space and first class amenities. The spacious separate bathroom has a shower/bath combo and complimentary WIFI.
For a first class stay in a premium accommodation, Tamarind is the perfect resort to indulge and enjoy. With endless activities, delicious dining options and plenty of fun to be had; there’s no reason why you shouldn’t choose Tamarind.