Las Vegas is one of the most popular wedding destinations in the country, with a $2 billion wedding industry as of 2021. Hundreds of couples get married here daily, and many end up staying in Vegas for their honeymoon. Famously a destination for iconic chapel elopements, Las Vegas boasts dozens of romantic hotels to enjoy your first nights as a newlywed couple, replete with top-tier amenities and award-winning restaurants. The glitz and glam of the Strip offers over-the-top entertainment and fine dining, along with luxurious shopping and spa experiences—but there are numerous options off the Strip, too. This storied city really does have it all, and our list of the best honeymoon hotels in Las Vegas offers an array of accommodations that will appeal to every type of bride and groom.
Best Overall: Bellagio
Why We Chose It
This resort has it all under one roof—shopping, entertainment, fine dining, and spa—plus newly redesigned rooms at a reasonable price.
On-site spa and salon, private cabanas (for reservation) next to the pool, Italian marble bathrooms, cashmere pillow-top mattresses
- Excellent luxury shopping
- Several romantic fine dining restaurants
- Bellagio fountains provide complimentary nightly entertainment
- Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, “O” by Cirque du Soleil, and Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art all on-site
- Not all rooms overlook the famous fountains
- Only four couples treatment rooms at the spa
- Restaurant reservations book up far in advance
Inspired by a Mediterranean village, with a centerpiece 8.5-acre lake and dancing fountains, you could say the Bellagio is the Vegas version of Lake Como, with exquisite European fine dining to match. All 2,568 guest rooms in the main tower have just been redesigned with a more contemporary style, and the resort has more than 500 suites if you're looking to upgrade your stay.
Dine al fresco at Spago, Picasso or LAGO by Julian Serrano for front row seats to the iconic Bellagio Fountains show, or dress up for the eight-course tasting menu at Le Cirque, where there's also a thoughtful vegetarian option. Between the fountains and the over-the-top 14,000-square-foot botanical garden display that changes completely each season, there are plenty of photo opportunities.
Best Luxury: Crockfords Las Vegas
Why We Chose It
The highest end property at Las Vegas' newest megaresort seamlessly uses technology to personalize service for an ultra luxe touch.
Private pool for Crockfords guests, largest elevated pool deck in Las Vegas, personalized treatments at Awana Spa, full-size Byredo bath amenities
- Private gated entrance
- High-tech touches, from cashless gaming to digital keys and smart TVs
- Free self-parking
- Valet not included
- At the north end of the Strip and far from other attractions
- Only two elevators
With just 236 rooms, Crockfords Las Vegas is a unique luxury boutique hotel experience within Resorts World Las Vegas, part of Hilton's new LXR collection of independent hotels. Rooms have a minimalist, modern design with marble bathrooms and ample space to store luggage. There's an Asian flair to many of the resort offerings, from an array of pan-Asian street food at Famous Foods Street Eats to nightlife operated by Zouk Group from Singapore. Genting Palace is the best new Chinese restaurant in town; enjoy authentic dishes like stewed abalone and braised seafood tofu in the traditionally elegant dining room.
Honeymoon packages include an in-suite floral arrangement, a complimentary bottle of bubbly, and a couple's suite experience at Awana Spa. The popular Midnight in Bali treatment begins with a foot soak and full-body ginger scrub followed by an experiential shower, Balinese foot reflexology, and full-body balancing massage. Unlike many other spas in Las Vegas, Awana's extensive hydrotherapy circuit is co-ed, so couples of different genders can relax here together.
Best Spa: Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas
Why We Chose It
This quiet property sans casino has one of the most luxurious spa in Las Vegas, plus spiffy new guest rooms.
Seven private couple's spa suites, best afternoon tea in the city, outstanding spa treatments and experienced therapists
- Skybridge connecting to The Shops at Crystals
- Central location in the heart of the Strip
- All guest rooms have been recently renovated
- No casino
- No self-parking
The spa here is simply in a class of its own on the Strip with quality treatments and amenities like a laconium, aromatherapy showers, heated body contour loungers, and ice fountain. It's the most serene and exclusive, always tranquil. Request one of the spacious Dragon spa suites for couples, which includes a full-body exfoliation, hydrotherapy botanical bath, and an aromatherapy massage. The 23rd-floor SkyBar is another romantic spot to catch the sunset.
All guest rooms just completed a full floor-to-ceiling renovation, with a light brighter color palette reflecting the surrounding desert landscape. Plus, all rooms feature deep soaking tubs and floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the Strip or the city.
Best for Foodies: Caesars Palace
Why We Chose It
The exciting atmosphere and array of restaurants at this mega-resort will tantalize your taste buds.
More than 160 shops and restaurants at The Forum Shops, Krug Chef's Table at Guy Savoy, Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis with seven pools across 5 acres
- Restaurant Guy Savoy is the best fine dining in Vegas
- World-class entertainment at the Colosseum
- Conveniently located in the heart of the Strip
- It's easy to get lost at this massive resort
- Walkways by OMNIA nightclub are crowded on weekend nights
There are so many dining options, plus great entertainment, shopping, and an expansive spa, that you could spend your entire honeymoon without ever leaving this 85-acre resort. Foodies will delight in the diverse dining options and celebrity chef restaurants, including Amalfi by Bobby Flay, Gordon Ramsay Hell's Kitchen, and Nobu Las Vegas. The culinary crown jewel, however, is undoubtedly the indulgent French tasting menu at Restaurant Guy Savoy. The world-renowned chef only has two restaurants: a three-star Michelin restaurant in Paris and this restaurant at Caesars Palace, helmed by executive chef Nicolas Costagliola.
Couples can savor a 10-course meal full of tableside temptations with a champagne cart, bread trolley, and mignardise cart. Ladies can get a facial, blowout, and manicure at the 50,000 square-foot Qua Baths & Spa and COLOR salon next door to prepare for a night on the town.
Best Budget: Paris Las Vegas
Why We Chose It
If you can't get away to Paris, this themed resort in the middle of the Strip is the next best thing.
Pool à París with views of the Eiffel Tower replica, CBD spa treatments
- Marble bathrooms
- Suites have separate spa tubs and shower
- Voie Spa & Salon using Caudalie products
- Limited shopping
- Inconsistent service
Cobblestone paths and street scenes of Paris invigorate newlyweds with the passion of Europe's most romantic city at this unique property. Replicas of iconic landmarks like the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, and Le Pont Alexandre III look almost like the real thing in selfies, and below a 40-foot ceiling painted to emulate the Parisian sky, honeymooners can nibble on buttery French pastries from Brioche by Guy Savoy as you explore.
Indulge in a couple’s spa day at Voie Spa & Salon with the Mi Amore Couples Journey, which includes a custom aromatherapy massage and candlelight bath experience for two. For dinner, choose between Gordon Ramsay steak or oysters, private label Nobu champagne, and iconic black cod butter at the newly opened Nobu restaurant, followed by sparkling views of the city from 46 stories above on the Eiffel Tower viewing deck.
Best Pool: Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
Why We Chose It
If beach time is a priority, Mandalay Bay creates a tropical mirage in the desert, with extravagant pools plus great entertainment.
Daylight adults-only beach club, new cocktail bar S Bar, Shark Reef Aquarium
- Only pool on the Strip with a sand beach and wave pool
- Butler service available
- Regular concerts and sporting events at Michelob Ultra Arena
- Some rooms don't face the Strip
- Parking requires an additional fee
- Often busy with meetings and conventions
Mandalay Bay Beach is a tropical playground; with three separate pools and several whirlpools, it's one of the best hotel pools you'll find. This Las Vegas Strip pool has. areal sand beach, wave pool, and quarter-mile lazy river. Book a cabana with a private refrigerator and flat-screen TV or a spacious bungalow for even more privacy.
Add butler service to your stay for an additional $500 a day, which includes VIP lounge access, airport ground transportation, shoe shining services, and priority reservations. And be sure to book a table overlooking the Strip at Rivea by Alain Ducasse, where French and Italian flavors blend in an exquisite symphony with seasonal risotto, wild halibut with basil pesto, and marinated sea bass, to name a few highlights.
Best Off Strip: Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa
Why We Chose It
This resort is a fun choice for outdoor enthusiasts with plenty of entertainment and romance away from the Strip.
Three-acre backyard with multiple pools, bowling alley with 72 lanes, 16-screen cinema on property
- Next to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
- Villa suites have private pools and patios
- Bake shop with delicious custom cakes and pastries
- Rooms at the end of the hall are far from elevators
- 20 minutes from the airport
- Lots of kids running around
This resort offers guests an unexpected side of Vegas, with the requisite casino amenities but more of an emphasis on nature. For example, start your day with a relaxing and romantic sunrise horseback ride at Red Rock Canyon. Enjoy massages side by side or canoodle in a private cabana by the pool all afternoon. Come evening, grab a table for two to watch the sunset at Osteria Fiorella helmed by James Beard award-winning chef Marc Vetri. Indulge in a glass of wine and daily housemade pasta, meat, and fish cooked in a Josper charcoal oven.
All rooms and suites have been recently updated and a new high-limit luxury casino lounge just opened in May. If gambling isn't of interest, there's a movie theater and bowling alley on the property too. Plus, the resort is next to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area where adventurous honeymooners can hike, bike, rock climb, or enjoy the red sandstone peaks on a one-way 13-mile scenic drive. Downtown Summerlin is within walking distance as well, so it's easy for guests to experience a more local side of Vegas.
A honeymoon in Las Vegas is sure to be unforgettable, whether you opt for the elegant showmanship at Bellagio, Asian-inspired luxury and authentic cuisine at Crockfords, or the serene spa at Waldorf Astoria. Las Vegas has some of the most affordable hotel rooms and suites you can find if you time your honeymoon to avoid busy events and festivals. Plus, the concentration of entertainment, restaurants, and spa options on the Strip are unrivaled anywhere else in the country. Even off the Strip, there are options like Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa for those who prefer spending time in nature. Make sure to let the hotel know you're celebrating your honeymoon so you can experience special amenities and surprises.
We evaluated more than 30 different hotels in Las Vegas to determine our top seven picks. We considered a range of criteria when making our selections, including the amenities available on property, design and quality of guestrooms and public spaces, food and beverage options, and proximity to other notable attractions and quality of service. To finalize the list, we analyzed hundreds of customer reviews and incorporated our first-person experiences at several properties.
NPR. "Viva Las Vegas! The City's $2 Billion Wedding Industry Is Back." July 24, 2021.