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“Wynn-ing” Las Vegas Experience Share on Facebook

by Camille Pepe Sperrazza

There are some wonderful hotels on the Las Vegas strip. But every once in a while you need to treat yourself to an affordable, yet luxurious Las Vegas experience by staying at the Wynn. After all, this is what vacations are all about.

As a Wynn Certified Ambassador, I recently had the opportunity to stay at the Wynn to fully explore the reasons why this hotel is AAA Five Diamond-rated. Let's start with the little things. In the evening, towels are rolled out on to the floor by your bed so that this clean surface is the last thing your feet touch before they reach the European linens that adorn the most comfortable bed, all of which were personally selected for the hotel by Steve Wynn.

The curtains are drawn so that the morning light will not interrupt your sleep; chocolates are placed bedside; and there's a 42" plasma television you can watch before dozing. The room is huge -- about 650 square feet for a standard room -- with floor-to- window ceilings that provide magnificent views. My room overlooked the 18-hole championship golf course, the waterfalls, and the strip.

The bathroom is a spacious place, stocked with wonderful amenities. There are two sinks, a make-up table, and a lighted magnifying mirror. There's a luxurious stand-alone tub; a glass-enclosed separate shower; and another room, separated by a door, with a toilet. Incredibly, there's a 20" plasma television in the bathroom, and it has its own remote.

All of these features are in a typical resort room, so you can imagine the suites. Some can be as tremendous as 1,800 square feet, with a large living room, wet bar, whirlpool bath, and a private massage room. Others have their own exclusive pool area, as well as his-and-her baths. Here's an insider tip: If you book a suite during the off-season, mid-week, you can often get an incredible buy. I've been assured by management that consumers can feel confident about making a reservation directly with a Wynn Ambassador travel professional like myself, as they will find no better rate anywhere else.

"Le Reve" ("the dream"), is the breathtaking show that has entertained Wynn audiences for quite some time. Wynn Ambassadors can reserve tickets to this show, and just about any other show, directly with the box office for you. Do so in advance and avoid disappointment, as shows do sell out.

Dine at some of the 15 restaurants at the Wynn. Each provides its own unique and tantalizing experience. At the Bartolotta, I'm told Chef Paul Bartolotta imports fresh fish directly from the Mediterranean on a daily basis. Dine indoors; or outdoors, sitting inside a private cabana that overlooks fish swimming inside a exquisite pond. It's not unusual to find the chefs at many of these restaurants, mingling with guests, personally overseeing that each dining experience is an unforgettable one.

Even the Buffet is extraordinary. The airy, spacious, and bright setting features fresh fruit and vegetables, arranged in decorative form. Bananas dangle from the ceiling. Lettuce is arranged to resemble trees. Artichokes are presented as massive floral arrangements. Choices are seemingly endless, and the food is of the highest caliber. Among the dinner buffet selections were shrimp cocktail, king crab legs, Chilean sea bass, and Dover sole.

Here's an insider's tip: If you gamble at the Wynn, it's not that difficult to earn a complimentary buffet for two. At least I didn't find it to be so. (Of course, this is always at the discretion of the Wynn, and is subject to change.)

If you're not convinced the casino is a "Wynn-ing" place, let me share this: I had already gambled all the money I had brought to play, and was down to my last 90-cents spin at "The Wizard of Oz" penny slot machine. That's when the pink bubble carrying the good witch showed up. She pointed her magic wand, and four of the five rows turned wild. I hit for $375, and have been humming the song, "Somewhere over the Rainbow," ever since.

You can dance the night away at the clubs at the Wynn, or choose intimate settings throughout the resort to relax and unwind. Sit at the Parasol Bar, either indoors or outdoors, and watch the light show at the waterfalls, while sipping a drink.

Spend the day being pampered at the spa, or spend it poolside. The massive pool area is actually a series of pools, situated within a garden setting, with plenty of lounge chairs for all. Complimentary bottled water was provided.

I attended several meetings and receptions, so I know firsthand that business clients will be impressed with the services at the Wynn. The meeting rooms are beautiful and practical. Leather boxes held paper, pens, and chocolate. Somehow, even the iced water on the conference tables looked extravagant. Perhaps it was the elegant glasses that held them. After all, the most beautiful tableware, pieces of art, and sculpture adorn every nook and cranny of the Wynn, as Steve is a noted art collector.

Are you ready for the "Wynn-ing" experience? Whether you're planning a vacation, bachelor/bachelorette party, wedding, or business meeting, give me a call, and I'll personally make the arrangements for an experience at the Wynn you'll remember for a long time to come.
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Copyright: Camille Pepe Sperrazza