Wet Republic’s ultrapool

  Fun in the sun at Tao Beach

Azure Luxury Pool
A relaxing, intimate, and luxurious space is what sets Azure apart from any other day club in town. Enjoy complimentary frozen grapes and hookah provided by Azuza, or have a mini-spa treatment poolside by Canyon Ranch SpaClub at Palazzo. There’s no need to leave your daybed, unless it’s to take a cooling dip or do some celebrity-watching. The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, 702-767-3724

Bare Pool Lounge
Indulge in a slice of paradise at this retreat inside The Mirage where desert landscapes fade into a lush, jungle paradise. This contemporary locale is a welcome refuge from the Vegas lights, as guests are treated to poolside pampering via daybeds and an upper-deck VIP area with a see-through infinity pool that creates a human aquarium. The Mirage Hotel & Casino, 702-791-7442; barepool.com

Locals who desire a secret spot to get their party on head to the off-Strip (read: less crowded, much more low-key) DayDream for a day of sun worshipping sans the party-hearty crowd. An infinity edge pool and hot tub are at your disposal, as well as an ice-railed bar to keep cocktails cold in the heat. The M Resort Spa Casino, 702-797-1000

Encore Beach Club
This European-inspired venue offers 60,000 square feet of posh real estate, including three-tiered pools, a gaming pavilion, and oversized lily pads that allow guests to simply float in the water. Enjoy sizzling beats by celebrity house-music DJs, and lounge in one of the eight, two-story VIP bungalows. It’s among the few pools in town with a view of Las Vegas Boulevard. Encore, 702-770-7300; encorebeachclub.com

Liquid Pool Lounge
Two pools surrounded by daybeds and a modern white-and-wicker décor set the stage at the intimate Liquid Pool Lounge. The eight spacious private cabanas feature flat screen TVs and playstation systems. Relax while enjoying a meal from executive chef Brian Massie at the adjacent Liquid restaurant. Aria Resort & Casino, 702-693- 8300; lightgroup.com

Marquee Dayclub
This daytime extension of the famous Marquee nightclub features bright and vibrant décor accents. Spring for a Grand Cabana—each comes with an individual infinity dipping pool and flat screen TV. Year two of this club will feature some of the hottest house DJs in town, guaranteeing some unforgettable dance parties. The Cosmopolitan, 702-333- 9000; marqueelasvegas.com

Tao Beach
The Asian-inspired vibe at Tao Beach continues to reign supreme as a day-to-night hot spot. Buddha décor surrounds the beautiful crowd, and tall bamboo trees keep outsiders from peeking in. Delight in frozen Tao-tinis and scrumptious appetizers by day, and return at night to savor the atmosphere under the stars. Amenities include sunglass cleaning and personal body misters. The Venetian, 702-388-8588

Venus Pool Club
Resplendent in white, this private daytime spot offers poolside massages, body wraps, frozen towels, suntan lotion application, and an Evian misting every hour. This luxurious club is for those who want to escape the party scene and unwind. Caesars Palace, 702-650-5944

Wet Republic
If you want to party like a rock star, visit the place that has three pools, a huge menu of specialty cocktails, and a line that snakes out to its private valet. Chill out with a signature Pomegranate Cooler or dive into the crystal-clear, 53,000-square-foot ultrapool. For celebrity-gazing and VIP service, book one of the lavish, stocked bungalows in a privately guarded area to lounge in and soak up the sun. MGM Grand, 702-891-3715; wetrepublic.com

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