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Choosing the Right Las Vegas Nightclubs and Pool Parties



Choosing the right nightclub in Vegas can be a daunting task. Fear not! We compiled the ultimate guide for choosing the perfect nightclub for YOU. Once you decide on a nightclub, you can choose to either buy tickets, buy VIP entry or reserve bottle service to get in.

 

BEST NIGHTCLUBS OVERALL

 

XS Nightclub

XS Nightclub at the Encore

XS Nightclub inside the Encore

In Vegas, XS at the Encore will always be at the top of the list. Combining a breathtaking decor with superstar DJs such as Avicii and David Guetta, XS is a must-see for anyone coming to Las Vegas. During the summer, XS also hosts “Nightswim” which is a pool party at night.

Buy Tickets for XS
Buy VIP/Bottle Service for XS

 

Hakkasan Nightclub

Hakkasan Las Vegas at MGM

Hakkasan inside MGM Grand

Hakkasan took the Las Vegas nightlife by storm in 2013 by signing the top EDM DJs including Tiesto, Calvin Harris, Steve Aoki and Hardwell. Neatly located near the center of the Strip inside the MGM Grand, Hakkasan is regarded as one of the top clubs around the World.

Buy Tickets for Hakkasan

Buy VIP/Bottle Service for Hakkasan

 

Light Nightclub

Light Las Vegas

Light Las Vegas inside the Mandalay Bay

Light Nightclub at Mandalay Bay is a created by Cirque du Soleil and Light Group, one of the most successful nightclub group. The sound system, lighting and Cirque du Soleil performers really sets this nightclub apart from the rest.

Buy Tickets for Light
Buy VIP/Bottle Service for Light

 


 

BEST POOL PARTIES OVERALL

 

Encore Beach Club

Encore Beach Club at Encore Hotel

Encore Beach Club inside Encore

Encore Beach Club (“EBC”) is one of the most successful pool parties in Las Vegas for good reason. Large and spacious, this pool party can hold up to 5000 people at any given time. EBC shares its DJ lineup with XS so you can expect top DJs such as David Guetta, Deadmau5 and Diplo. Similar to XS, EBC also holds pool parties at night during summer.

Buy Tickets for EBC
Buy VIP/Bottle Service for EBC

 

Daylight Beach Club

Daylight Beach Club at Mandalay Bay

Daylight Beach Club inside Mandalay Bay

Daylight Beach Club at the Mandalay Bay was modeled after Ushuaia, a very popular outdoors club in Ibiza. This club features prominent artists such as Krewella, Nicky Romero and Alesso. “Eclipse” is the pool party at night for Daylight Beach Club.

Buy Tickets for Daylight
Buy VIP/Bottle Service for Daylight

 


 

Now that you know which nightclubs and pool parties are the best, it’s time to pick the ones that are best for you and your group. XS and Light are highly rated nightclubs but you shouldn’t go there if you hate electronic music. Pick the nightclub that fits your group’s budget, music preference and location preference.

 


 

BEST EXPERIENCE

Best VIP Experience in Las Vegas

Experience the craziest parties at XS


 

Best VIP/Bottle Service Experience
XS and Surrender

Best General Admission/Ticket Experience
XS and Hakkasan

Not interested into the whole VIP experience? Buying general admission tickets is the most affordable way to get into Las Vegas nightclubs. XS is a great nightclub for general admission goers because of its large and spacious area allowing up to 11,000 guests. Even without a table reservation, XS is the best spot to dance, drink and mingle. Hakkasan’s large dance floor allows a large number of guests to enjoy a good view of the DJ.

Best Outdoors Experience
Drai’s, XS and Surrender

If you think you’ll need a break from the high energy nightclub and want to get some fresh air, consider a club with a outdoors area. The outdoors area generally allows more room to move around. The music is also not as loud as the indoors area.

Best Indoors Only Experience
Hakkasan and Light

Best Spot to Meet Celebrities
XS and Hakkasan


 

MUSIC

Best Hip-Hop/Top 40 Clubs
Bank, 1OAK and Tryst

Best EDM Clubs
XS and Hakkasan

Best Clubs to See a DJ
Hakkasan and Light

Best Underground Electronic Music
Drai’s Afterhours and LiFE Sundays


 

BUDGET

 

Best Budget-Friendly Club
TAO, Tryst, 1OAK and Chateau

Best Club to Ball Out
XS and Hakkasan

Best Club for Bottle Service under $1000
Tryst and Chateau


 

FOOD

Seafood at LAVO Las Vegas

Las Vegas is home to a large number of fine dining


 

Best Supperclub
TAO and LAVO


 

LOCATION

 

Best Clubs Near the North End of the Strip
XS and TAO

Best Clubs Near the Center of the Strip
Hakkasan and Marquee

Best clubs Near the South End of the Strip
Hakkasan and Light

Best Club Off the Strip
Ghostbar and VooDoo Rooftop


 

DECOR / VIEW

Drais Most Beautiful Club in the World

Drai’s inside the Cromwell

 

Club with the Best View
Drai’s, Hyde and Chateau

Best Looking Club
Drai’s and XS


 

SPECIAL OCCASIONS

Hangover Bachelor Party

Party in Vegas, Hangover style

 

Best Club for Bachelor Parties
Tryst

Best Club for Bachelorette Parties
Hyde and TAO

Best Club for Birthday Parties
XS and Marquee

Best Club for Ladies Night
Hyde

Best Club for Boys Night
Tryst


 

TIME OF THE YEAR

A Summer Party During Winter at Marquee

A Summer Party During Winter at Marquee


 

Best Winter Parties
GBDC, LAVO Brunch, Marquee Dome

Best Club During Summer
XS and Marquee

Best Club During Winter
Hakkasan


 

PRE-DRINK AND AFTERHOURS

 

Best Afterhours
Drai’s Afterhours

Best Spot to Go After Clubbing
Spearmint Rhino and Sapphire Las Vegas

Best Spot to Go Before Clubbing
Gold Lounge and The Deuce Lounge


 

CROWD

 

Best Club for a Younger Crowd
Marquee

Best Club for an Older Crowd
Chateau

Best Places for 20 Year Olds (Twentysomethings!)
Marquee

Best Places for 40 Year Olds
Foundation Room

Club with the Best Looking Crowd
XS and Marquee

Best Clubs to Pick up Girls
Hyde

Best Clubs to Pick up Guys
Hyde


 

POOL PARTY

David Guetta at XS Nightswim

Pool parties at night!

 

Best nighttime pool party
XS and Encore Beach Club

Best Winter Daytime Party
GBDC and LAVO


 

DAY OF THE WEEK

 

Tryst Nightclub at the Wynn Las Vegas

Best Nightclub by Days of the Week
Monday
XS, Marquee

Tuesday
1OAK, Hyde, Drai’s

Wednesday
Light, Surrender

Thursday
Tryst, TAO, Hyde, Hakkasan

Friday
XS, Hakkasan and Light

Saturday
XS, Hakkasan and Light

Sunday
XS, LiFE, Hakkasan

 

Miss USA Pool Party in Las Vegas

Best Pool Party by Days of the Week
Monday
Bare Pool Lounge and TAO Beach

Tuesday
Bare Pool Lounge and TAO Beach
Yacht Club at Drai’s Beach Club (Night)

Wednesday
Bare Pool Lounge and TAO Beach
Eclipse at Daylight Beach Club (Night)

Thursday
Wet Republic, Liquid Pool and TAO Beach
Encore Beach Club (Night)

Friday
Encore Beach Club, Wet Republic and Ditch Fridays at Palms Pool

Saturday
Encore Beach Club, Wet Republic, Daylight Beach Club and Marquee Dayclub

Sunday
Encore Beach Club and Wet Republic
XS Nightswim (Night)

 


 

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