Nikki Beach Club, Tropicana
THE POOL: With its signature South Beach-inspired all-white design, this is one of the newest party pools on the Strip, complete with teepee-shaped cabanas, opium beds and swim-up blackjack tables.
THE SCENE: The place to see and be seen, this beach club is known for weekly events hosted by celebrities and international “dueling” DJs.
Moorea Beach Club, Mandalay Bay
THE POOL: With a St. Tropez vibe and Tahitian styling, this beach club offers a private pool and lounge area, infinity whirlpool and poolside massages.
THE SCENE: This upscale, sophisticated day club offers views of Mandalay Beach, with its enormous wave pool, 2,700 tons of real sand and concert stage.
Marquee Day Club,
THE POOL: Part of the TAO Group, this day club has panoramic views of the Strip and is connected to the nightclub to bring the party from day to night.
THE SCENE: If you’re looking for over-the-top luxury, rent a Grand Cabana with its own infinity pool, or a three-story bungalow with living quarters and a party deck. The Marquee is known for its music.
THE POOL: If you’re not into the crazy party scene at neighbouring Tao Beach, this adult pool is designed to feel like a Mediterranean resort. Here you can chill while eating frozen grapes and drinking champagne.
THE SCENE: Azure features Stereo Love Saturdays, where guest DJs spin by the pool. Unique touches include a menu by Wolfgang Puck and massages by Canyon Ranch SpaClub.
Rehab, The Hard Rock
THE POOL: This complex of pools includes a white-sand beach, planted palms, waterslide and poolside blackjack tables, as well as luxury cabanas.
THE SCENE: Rehab is known for its Sunday pool parties, where late-night clubbers “detox” from a night out on the Strip to the grooves of resident DJs. But the complex can pack hundreds of people and lineups start at 7 a.m.