Finally, a much needed break from work. My boyfriend took his Engineering License Exam in Nevada, which meant that I wanted to tag along, I could have a mini vacation in Vegas! Of course I couldn’t say no. All planning was up to me since he was studying non-stop for his test. We flew out on a Thursday using Southwest, yay companion pass. My favorite part of the flight was how short it was. It only took 50 mins from LAX to Las Vegas. Landed, and called a Lyft to bring us to our hotel, Delano, which is part of Mandalay Bay. I absolutely love this hotel, the aura when you walk in is so calming. Lights are dimmed, and the music gives it a sexy vibe. Checked in, got upgraded to a strip view king suite, thanks to a connection from work, and made our way to our suite. With plush white and gold accents everywhere is the room, I felt like a queen! The bathroom had black marble and amazing mirror with perfect selfie/makeup lighting. I wish I could’ve stayed a lot longer. We realized we were super hungry so we walked to the food court in Mandalay Bay. Luckily we got to one of the food booths before they closed so they gave us extra food. Then it was off to sleep, wished my boyfriend goodnight and good luck then it was lights out.
Woke up at around 10am , and since my boyfriend was at his 8 hour exam, I had most of the day to myself. I didn’t feel like leaving the hotel so I went down to the gym for an hour and got a panini from the coffee shop in the lobby. Then I decided to treat myself and buy a spa day pass for The Bathhouse. For only $30 you get full access to spa facilities, and it was so worth it! Once you change into your bathrobe, you first enter the welcome lounge with yummy snacks and drinks. This is not your ordinary spa, the interior looked like a modernized cave, with dark grey and black slate walls, a cold water fall wall and multiple pools. There were a few lounge chairs lining the main hot pool, not guilty to say that I stayed here for a few hours. There were two steam rooms, one with eucalyptus scent and the other with a vanilla green tea (not sure exactly but it smelled like it). My skin felt so pampered and soft after my spa day, it felt so good to just have some quiet time to myself.
My boyfriend got back from his test, and felt great about how he did. So I decided that we go up to Skyfall Lounge at the very top floor of our hotel and toast with complimentary champagne provided by Delano. To celebrate, we got ready to go to Light Nightclub . We got in for free with the help of a promoter, and I also got three free drink tickets! Bass Jackers were DJing that night and they kept the crowd vibing.
It’s dayclubbing time! We got in to Daylight at Mandalay Bay and surprise, Bass Jackers were performing again. Unfortunately we got pretty tired and left before they came on. After that pool party we went to the beach at mandalay and chilled in the wave pool and the lazy river.
Then it was time to get ready for our show! I got some hookup tickets for The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil and every single minute was amazing. The show really made me love The Beatles a bit more than I already do. There were many talents brought into the show and the use of technology was so artistic. Before that we ate at Cravings Buffet in the Mirage. They offered unlimited wine and beer so it was a nice pregame before the show. We got so full though, I was saving space for all the delectable desserts! After that we walked around till we got to OMNIA, the newest nightclub. It took forever to get in, but I finally got to see the moving chandelier in person. Next time I’ll try to hit up that club on a Friday.
We were exhausted on our last day. So we decided to tone it down and get unlimited brunch from Border Grill and a FAT TUESDAYYYY! I brought my cup from my last trip so that saved us $2 dollars. We walked around the casino, and we found a few machines with left over credit on them. Andy and I have never used a slot machine ever in our life so we decided to take the credit ( enough for one spin) and try our luck. With only enough for one bet, we pressed the button and instantly we won $9 from our 40cents. We decided to cash out before we lost it all, but we were on such a high haha. Then it was off to the airport to fly back home.
Till we meet again Vegas…