Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Las Vegas

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.
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.
Mandarin Spa
Let's face it: Most Vegas spas have fairly plush wet areas, and the 27,000-square-foot, bi-level spa at the Mandarin Oriental is no exception.
Canyon Ranch SpaClub
 The Canyon Ranch SpaClub Expansion at the Palazzo is definitely something to ooh and ahh over.
Caesars Sports Book
When men find a sports book they like, they stick with it. And after they've been to Caesars, there's no going anywhere else.
Binion’s
Opened by legendary gambler Benny Binion, this is a classic downtown casino, where there's no lounge act, no dancing fountains and no white tigers.
Caesars Poker Room
Situated near the Sports Book in a ballroom, Caesars Poker Room has a large but private feel to it since it's away from the rest of the casino noise.
Adventure Las Vegas
Got a hangover and don't want to lie in the sun all day? Then book a tour with Adventure Las Vegas, and enjoy a non-drinking day out.
Wynn Espalande
The Wynn Esplanade offers the most exclusive names in shopping in all the splendor we've come to expect from the Wynn group.
Town Square
Town Square is an outdoor shopping escape from the bright lights of the Strip.
Palazzo Shoppes
The Palazzo Shoppes introduced dozens of luxury names to Nevada-and for this we thank them.
The District
The District at Green Valley is a charming cobbled shopping oasis in the heart of Green Valley.
Rocket Fizz
All the fizzy drinks and sweets you could want, and more. Not just for kids.
Mandalay Place
This shopping complex doesn't scrimp on style but it is on a smaller (and easier-to-manage) scale than some of the other hotel shopping complexes.
Miracle Mile Shops
With its urbanised architecture and cutting-edge fashion the Miracle Mile is the place to see, be seen and shop.
Gambler’s Book Club
Everything you ever wanted to know about gambling can be found within these walls.
Grand Canal Shoppes
Perhaps the most iconic shopping destination in Las Vegas, the Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian is worth a visit.
Fashion Show
Two-million-square-feet of unadulterated retail therapy visited by 10-million people a year.
Ethel M Chocolate
Sweet tooth? Ethel's Chocolate Factory is the place to go and there are free samples to boot.
Bettie Page
Indie, vintage, rockabilly - this boutique rocks retro.
Madame Tussaud’s
The tenth in the family of Tussaud wax museums, this outpost features some decidedly Las Vegas personalities.
Atomic Testing Museum
Engrossing displays and interactive exhibits focus on the controversial Nevada Test Site and the broader impact of the nuclear age.
Shark Reef
Those curious about what lies beneath the water's surface will love Shark Reef, which houses over 2,500 kinds of marine life.
Pink Jeep Tours
Enjoy all manner of adventure tours from the camp comfort of a pink Jeep-the only way to do Vegas!
Little White Wedding Chapel
This 50-year-old chapel does 35,000 weddings a year-and has united a slew of A-list c'lebs in its time.
Little Church of the West
Looking for a speedy wedding in Vegas? Call off the search and head to the Little Church of the West glorious Vegas kitsch.
Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower. In Las Vegas. Need we say more?
Bellagio Fountains
Day or night, The Bellagio's fountain show inspires some of the most romantic moments on the Strip.
Rehab
Whether you're hungover or not, this is the best place to be on a Sunday afternoon.
Thunder From Down Under
Expect burly Aussie blokes in barely-there costumes as they perform for a female-only audience.
The Pearl
The Pearl is one of Sin City's must-play concert halls; big names play to small, intimate audiences.
The Bank
A refreshing departure from mega-nightclubs Pure and LAX, The Bank is relatively intimate, maxing out at around 1,000 partiers.
Sapphire
A $26-million refurb turned this former fitness club into a very different kind of hard-body showcase: The owners claim this 24-hour strip-o-rama, where upwards of 300 gals take it off nightly, is the largest in the world.
Spearmint Rhino
Rumoured to have some of the hottest dancers in Sin City, this topless spot is packed with both women and male patrons, giving it a high-energy vibe.
Rita Rudner
The Rita Rudner show moved to Harrah's in the fall of 2006, and has had comedy-loving crowds flocking ever since.
Rain
With celebrities in the crowd and celebrities on the stage, it's a star-studded affair at Palms' much-loved Rain nightclub.
The AXIS Planet Hollywood Theater
This theatre was the only thing left standing when the original Aladdin Hotel was demolished back in 1998 to make room for Planet Hollywood.
O
The 10,000-square-foot stage at The Bellagio is transformed into a million-and-a-half-gallon pool to handle O's water acrobatics.
Penn and Teller
Penn and Teller need little introduction: The comedy and magic duo has been a team for 30 years, racking up TV and stage appearances across the globe.
Blue Man Group
This long-running favourite continues to enthrall audiences with its trio of blue dudes playing rhythms and performing comedy skits.

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