When you speak of opulence and 5-Star elegance, then the Bellagio must be on the top of your Las Vegas list. From the outside, this hotel draws you in with a splendid "water show".

The Fountains of the Bellagio (and there are 1,000 of them!) provide an enthralling spectacle set to music and dazzling lights.

Inside, the 3,933-room hotel is absolutely stunning. In the lobby, there is a display of 2,000 hand-blown glass flowers – creations of Dale Chihuly, who is recognized worldwide for his jaw dropping masterpieces.

There is also the Conservatory and Botanical Garden and the Gallery of Fine Art. Of course, if you're looking at opportunities to gamble, this hotel is one of the meccas you should look forward to.

The hotel has great poker rooms – one of which is the legendary Bobby's Poker Room, which is where you go for the high stakes. There is also a club for those high-limit players who want a more private ambiance. And of course, there is a myriad of choices when it comes to table games and slot machines.