Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Las Vegas

Bazaar Meat by José Andrés
Bazaar Meat by José Andrés is a glorious meathouse with Philippe Stark-designed interiors and a menu of masterfully cooked meats.
Nobu Hotel
From the great minds that brought us black miso cod, the Nobu Hotel at Caesars in Las Vegas is wallet-meltingly luxurious and design-conscious.
Shadow Creek
Brush up on your swing at Shadow Creek, one of Sin City's plushest golf courses.
M Resort
M Resort is where Nevada's brightest young things come to party and hunker down between fine thread-count sheets afterwards.
Carnevino
Gorgeously rich interiors and a bloodthirsty menu of the best cuts of beef set the tone at Carnevino, the third venue from Joe Bastianich and Mario Batali.
MGM Grand
Though it's soon to be overtaken by other Strip resorts in the throes of expanding, for the moment the MGM Grand reigns as the largest hotel in the country.
Palms Place
If a spot on the Strip isn't paramount, it's hard to imagine cooler digs than the apartment-style rooms at Palms Place, the Palms' sister property.
Hotel 32
This hotel-within-a-hotel, located on the top floor of the Monte Carlo has a private porte cochere, an express elevator and in-suite check-in, so you'll never have to mix with the hoi polloi if you don't want to.
Delmonico
Elegant and old-school, Delmonico Steakhouse is tucked down a quiet hallway of The Venetian hotel.
Red Rock Resort
This so-called 'locals' casino' combines breathtaking views of the flaming Red Rock Canyon with a serene spa, sumptuous dining, hip nightlife, and state-of-the-art gaming.
Palms
Redefining hip, Palms Casino Resort attracts celebrities from Tara Reid and Lara Flynn Boyle to Jamie Foxx and the 'N Sync boys (back in the day).
The Bellagio
Named after the Lake Como village in northern Italy, Bellagio is the epitome of new Las Vegas - luxury with only a modicum of tackiness.
Wynn Las Vegas
Wynn Las Vegas is the new signature resort of Steve Wynn, who has become an icon in the city and is considered a living legend in America's adult Disneyland.
Mandalay Bay
Mandalay Bay is a mysterious chameleon-like resort always turning into whatever you want it to be.
Caesars Palace
Like Wayne Newton, the Rat Pack, Tom Jones, and Bobby Darin, the AAA four-diamond Caesars remains an enduring Las Vegas icon.
Aureole
Celebrated chef, Jirí Král, promotes gastronomic fusion as expressions of art. Regardless of its culinary provisions, however, Aureole – on the top floor of the Czech Republic’s tallest building – is unrivalled in its posi
Tao
Agent Provocateur
Strip House
Spago
Nobu
Joël Robuchon
Jöel Robuchon is another awesome addition to the MGM Grand's already impressive collection of celebrity chef restaurants.
Jasmine
Jasmine is a cut above and then some from your typical out-of-a-cardboard-box-with-splintery-chopsticks Chinese restaurant.
Wynn Golf Club
Tom Fazio does it again. He has magically transformed the old Desert Inn Golf Course into an 18-hole oasis right on the Strip-making it the easiest place to play for Wynn guests.
Wynn Poker Room
One of Las Vegas' newest and most hyped poker rooms, the Wynn is a high-tech, comfy place to play.
Vdara Spa
It's difficult to be unique in the sea of Vegas' super spas, but Vdara stands apart as the city's only green spa.
Trump Tower Spa
The spa of choice for visiting A-listers, ol' Donald certainly knows how to spoil us within the sleek confines of Trump.
Aria Spa
Proving once and for all that size is indeed everything, The Spa at Aria certainly doesn't scrimp on space. And stuffed with amenities, it'll please even the most discerning spa junkie.
Spa Mandalay
Spa Mandalay is a world-class, 30,000-square-foot spa located on the lower level of the hotel.
Sundance Helicopters
Go up, up and away with Sundance Helicopters, a tour operator that'll enable you to look down on Vegas and its surrounding environs.
Spa Bellagio
The Bellagio kicked off 2005 with a brand-new spa and salon: it was transformed from its Roman bath design into a sleek Zen-influenced 65,000-square-foot spa and salon.
Drift Spa at Palms
Whether you want to centre your chi with a candlelight yoga class or loosen sore muscles with a soak and a massage, the Spa at the Palms has you covered.
Encore Spa at Wynn
It's difficult to one-up the spas in this town, but Wynn has done just that with his spa at Encore.
Richard Petty Driving
At Richard Petty you can learn to drive like a NASCAR pro.
Reliquary Spa
You're a superspa, that is what you are; Reliquary Spa at Hard Rock caters to Sin City's most style-savvy spa-junkies.
Reflection Bay
This 7,261-yard, par-72 Jack Nicklaus-designed course provides breathtaking views of Lake Las Vegas and one of the best greens in Sin City.
Mandara Spa
Mandara is the Sanskrit word for calm, and finding that state of serenity is what brings a suave set to this urban oasis.
Mirage Poker Room
Once the hub of the poker world, this stalwart still offers great gaming action.
Maverick Helicopter Tours
Enjoy a bird's-eye-view of Vegas courtesy of Maverick Helicopter Tours-one of the most renowned operators in Sin City.
MGM Grand Spa
This is truly a connoisseurs' spa with rich wood floors, ultra-plush lounge chairs, and even a menu that recommends treatments for your level of spa experience.

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