While a holiday at a beachside resort can offer relaxation and renewal, the energy and excitement of a casino present the ultimate in amusement. What better way to enjoy a holiday than by combining the two for a truly sublime getaway? The casinos at these exemplary resorts set them apart from the rest, offering guests both unique diversions and the finest in hotel accommodation.
Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
At the eastern-most tip of the Dominican Republic, where the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea meet, lies the paradisiacal Punta Cana. With an eclectic mixture of music paraphernalia and classic Dominican architecture, Hard Rock delivers its signature brand of entertainment in an all-inclusive resort set on the sugar-white sands of this exclusive location. The hotel features a casino with an impressive 4,200 square metres of floor space, offering 450 slot machines and 40 dealer-operated gaming tables for a full Vegas-style experience. When guests have had their fill of gaming, they can relax in beautifully appointed guestrooms, frolic on the beach or enjoy some pampering at the on-site spa.
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Sonesta Beach Resort and Casino, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Opulent Egyptian luxury set against the stark beauty of the Red Sea and the Sinai Desert characterise this stunning resort. With sweeping views of Naama Bay, this hotel features beachside palapas, six swimming pools and scuba expeditions to refresh guests during the heat of the day or they can try their luck at the slot machines and gaming tables of the lovely Sinai Grand Casino. This playground of Egypt’s rich and famous is a mere one-hour flight from Cairo and promises a wealth of historic and luxurious diversions sure to please any traveller.
Zuri White Sands Resort and Casino, Goa, India
< p> Located just 200 metres from Goa’s peerless beaches, the Zuri White Sands features the only casino located on the Goa mainland. This all-inclusive venue is spread across 15 lush hectares and offers rooms with classic Indian design elements, garden-framed swimming pools, tennis courts, a salon and an activity center. The largest of its kind in Goa, the Dunes casino boasts slot machines as well as roulette and blackjack tables. Guests can enjoy any of six bars and restaurants at the resort and a seasonal water sport center offers jet skiing, windsurfing and parasailing.
The Grand Hotel and Casino, Vanuatu
Located in lovely Port Vila, this waterfront hotel boasts excellent proximity to flawless beaches and is just a short distance from the downtown area. There is a spa, hair salon, bar, nightclub and restaurant on the premises and guests can refresh in the swimming pool or enjoy the nearby beach. The casino is laid out over two floors and features 96 slot machines and eight gaming tables.
Hotel Du Paris, Monte Carlo, Monaco
Overlooking the beautiful Mediterranean Sea, this grand hotel recalls the opulence of a French chateau. With extensive wine cellars, a spa, well-appointed rooms and exemplary restaurants, this hotel offers guests the finest in luxury accommodation. The breathtaking Salle Europe casino offers guests a backdrop of high style when playing roulette or blackjack, while the Café de Paris casino features modern slot machines in a trendy setting.
Written by Darren W.
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