School's out, pool's in! I started off the summer yesterday with a group of my dear friends at a cabana... the only way to do the pool with the heat we have here in Vegas. The latest in cabana life to hit Vegas is Steve Wynn's Encore "adult" Beach Club and Surrender nightclub, above. At a cost of 68 million, there are 26 "regular" cabanas, and eight 2 story 350 square foot bungalows, that open onto the Strip , so passers by can "peek" in. The Grand Opening was Memorial Day weekend, and they were all sold out...not bad considering the bungalows were $10,000 a day. Who said the economy was hurting?
This is where I go for "cabana time"... the pool at the JW Marriott in Summerlin. Great for the kids, the pool is saltwater, the landscaping is mature (unlike much of Vegas!), so there is ample shade. If you want to be off the "Strip", this is a hotel known and loved by locals, and in a very convenient location.