These aren’t the Las Vegas bars or clubs where you have to stand in line for hours and hope you get in (that is if you forgot to buy the now popular line pass.) Nope. And they’re not the kinds of places whose music makes you feel like the drummer just took up residence somewhere inside your rib cage. Uh-uh. These are just a few of our favorite spots to grab a drink, maybe a light appetizer or two, and enjoy some conversation with our companion(s). We’ve organized these by proximity so you can find a calm little reprieve no matter where you find yourself along The Strip.
Wynn Las Vegas – Hands down, it has to be the lobby level Parasol Up lounge. We smile every time we see the “Alice in Wonderland” parasols and the bar’s whimsical décor. Who knew red and gold, blue and green, stripes and polka dots could be so ultimately classy when combined? (If you take the adjacent circular escalator to the lower level, you’ll be at Parasol Down lounge with its gorgeous view of the lake.) (more…)