While many punters are being wooed by online casinos offering plenty of free bonuses and promotions, traditional land-based casinos are currently enjoying a new wave of popularity, as vacation destinations.
Yes, while it has always been popular to pack your backpack and buy a round trip ticket to see the world, many vacation companies are now offering special package deals and casino based itineraries for those travellers who wish to experience some of the best land based casino in the world.
Here is our pick of the top casino travel destinations you should visit.
Are you looking for a different vacation? Treat yourself to a getaway to these casino hotels spread throughout the world. Do you dare to go around the world bet by bet?
Saint-Vincent, Aosta, Italy, Grand Hotel Billia
This historic five-star hotel is a member of the “Leading Hotels of the World” which brings together 400 luxury hotels in 80 countries around the world. The Grand Hotel Billia is one of the must-see hotels in Saint-Vincent. A practical and discreet passageway connects the hotel facilities with the casino.
The historic Saint-Vincent Resort & Casino is the only accommodation that has a casino in Italy. Here you will find games of chance like: blackjack, chemin de fer, dice, American roulette, French, Texas Hold’em Poker or slot machines. In short, it is the ideal place to try your luck!
Monte Carlo, Monaco, Fairmont Hotel
The Fairmont hotel occupies a seafront location, and it is an impressive sight.
The Sun Casino, managed by the Société des Bains de Mer, is located within the same hotel and has a super lively atmosphere. Enjoy a large game room with giant screens, blackjack tables, English roulette and more than 300 slot machines.
The casino’s restaurant, The Circus, transforms into an authentic American lounge from midnight to two. In addition, every weekend you can enjoy live music.
St. Moritz, Switzerland, Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains
The five-star Kempinski Grand Hôtel des Bains is an imposing and elegant hotel located in the green landscape (or white, depending on the season) of St. Moritz. From the hotel you have incredible views of the ski slopes. The hotel has facilities such as a spa (with area reserved for women), beauty treatments and a fitness centre.
The St. Moritz Casino is independent and is located in the same building as the hotel. It offers American roulette tables, blackjack, poker Ultimate Texas Hold’em, and slot machines, among others. What do you think about stopping in an exclusive bar? A perfect place to have a cocktail.
Las Vegas, USA
Honestly, the first place that comes to mind when we think of casinos is, without a doubt, Las Vegas.
In Las Vegas everything is exaggerated, so we also double the bet: if one hotel was not enough, we propose two, one in front of the other, both of five stars and each with its own casino. The Wynn Las Vegas and the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas.
Don’t know which one to choose? Roll some dice, if you get an even number, the first, if odd, the second.
Choose the Wynn Casino for its poker room as well as for its sports betting room. Place your bets!
Do not miss Encore Casino’s Encore Player’s Club.
Ibiza, Spain, Ibiza Gran Hotel
The five-star Ibiza Gran Hotel is located opposite Pacha, just two steps from the port of Ibiza. The hotel has incredible panoramic views over the sea. The spa area is equipped with Jacuzzi, hydrotherapy, swimming pool, an ice fountain, steam baths, sauna, massages, beauty treatments, hairdressing, teas and infusions as well as an extensive variety of fresh fruit. In short, it has all the extra services to help you recover after a bad run at the blackjack table.
The Casino de Ibiza is the winning combination between luxury and design. It was established in 1979 with a structure based on the traditional buildings of Ibiza and which, today, has become one of the most luxurious and glamorous buildings on the island. It has five different areas:
● Game room with American roulette, black jack, five card Stud, and Texas Hold’Em Poker.
● Slot machine room with more than 100 different varieties of the game.
● VIP slots.
● Poker room.
● Private area where you can organise parties.
Loutraki, Greece, Club Hotel Loutraki
The Club Hotel Loutraki is a five-star hotel that has the best reviews. It is located a short distance from Athens and is famous for its thermal waters.
The hotel has 255 rooms, twenty suites, five bars, three restaurants, two outdoor pools as well as a spa with indoor thermal pool, sauna, Turkish bath and treatments. As you can see, it does not lack anything.
If after a night of betting a hole has appeared in your pocket and you have run out of money, you will be happy to know that you can learn to practice different water sports. There is nothing better than to drown your sorrows…
The Loutraki is one of the largest casinos in Europe and was the first in Greece to offer Texas Hold’Em poker. It has 82 tables and 700 slot machines distributed on 3 different floors.
Macao, China, The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel
Venice: strolling along canals, watching gondolas, the Mask Festival … you take a look at Google Maps and discover that it is a mirage. In fact, it is The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel and you are actually in China. The five-star hotel is an impressive Venetian-style building that reproduces the lagoon and St. Mark’s Square.
It has more than 2,900 suites as well as other rooms, and it is clear that after the reconstruction of Venice, they could not leave anything to chance: a shopping centre with 600 stores, pool, spa, beauty and fitness services, more than 30 restaurants, mini-golf and even a theatre.
Las Vegas Sands is one of the largest casinos in the world (you did not expect less, right?) and is sumptuously decorated with chandeliers.
Some numbers: 4 thematic game zones, 800 tables and 3,400 slot machines.
El Jadida, Morocco, Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort
Located in a large area of palm trees that reaches the sea, we find the Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort. This five-star hotel is in El Jadida, one of the most touristic places in Morocco.
500 elegant rooms decorated with a style that borrows from the traditional Moroccan; a private beach, spa, solarium, playground, swimming pool, 18-hole golf courses, tennis courts and, also, you have the possibility of riding a quad on the beach.
The Mazagan Casablanca Casino is the largest and most exclusive in Morocco. More than 3,000 square metres, 450 slot machines, English roulette, blackjack, baccarat, Texas Hold’Em poker, and much more.
Puerto Rico, Ritz Carlton San Juan
The Ritz Carlton San Juan is a five-star hotel located next to the beaches of Costa Rica. Do you want to be in a complete oasis of peace and tranquillity before betting? The hotel has a spa of 12,000 square metres with 11 treatment areas and a gym as well as a complete wellness area.
The Ritz Carlton San Juan is a small but very well valued casino that will allow you to play a variety of different slot machines, poker tables and other games.