Rooms at the Mandalay Bay are decorated in a fresh contemporary style complete with a 42 inch plasma TV. And the deluxe rooms located on all 20 floors, sport a "Strip View" for some of the best scenery on Las Vegas Boulevard. Mandalay Bay offers some of the best deals on suites, with prices starting at just $130 per night. The bathrooms are large and sumptuous with generous use of granite and marble throughout.
Dining at Mandalay Bay offers nine signature restaurants regarded as the best venues in Vegas. For all-natural corn fed beef steaks, try Michael Mina's "Strip steak" restaurant for prime cuts from this award winning chef. And Red Square is a unique addition to the hotel serving the only gourmet Russian food in the city. The "Rum Jungle" serves Caribbean, Cuban and Brazilian in a sports bar setting, and there are two Chinese, three French and one Italian style restaurants to serve you.
Mandalay Bay activities include the only "beach" in Nevada spanning 11 acres of wave action, swimming pools, a jogging track and 2,700 tons of sand. Beachside retreats include a three story beach casino and plenty of dining on the sand. Indoors, visit the Shark Reef Aquarium with over 1.6 million gallons of water, home to 2,000 species of sharks, moon jellies, green sea turtles, giant rays and more. Admission costs $16.95 for an adult and $10.95 for a child.
For theater entertainment, Mandalay Bay is host to the semi-permanent stage presentation of the Lion King, running Monday through Thursday at 8pm and weekends with an extra matinee showing at 4pm. Tickets are $53 to $113.50, with special VIP packages available for $168.50.
The Mandalay Bay casino offers full service gaming with Baccarat, Craps, Let it Ride, Pai Gow, Roulette, Three Card Poker, Seven Card Stud and Slots. A tournament is held Monday through Friday for Texas Hold-em with a buy-in at $40 for the 10am tournament and $50 for all tournaments past 11am. The hotel lounges are state-of-the-art with Eye Candy and its interactive touch tables and premium sound dance floor. The Mizuyu Lounge offers nightly shows with casual dining with a sushi bar, and the informal Orchid lounge is located just off the lobby and offers a variety of coffees and baked goods.
The Mandalay Bay provides a relaxed environment with the best of amenities at your fingertips. Child-friendly and easy on the budget, this hotel is an excellent choice for family travel, romantic getaways or home base to your next Las Vegas convention.