When it comes to casinos, it seems that luxury and extravagance is the way to go. From the bright lights of Las Vegas to the high-class atmosphere in Monaco, casinos have always been designed to be as opulent and visually appealing as possible. Stepping onto a casino floor is usually a lavish experience - from glitzy and glamorous to sleek and modern. These days, millions of dollars are spent to create an elaborate and luxurious venue for players to relax, play their favourite casino games and bet some big money.
In the past, cities like Las Vegas and Atlantic City were the cream of the crop when it came to casinos with the best interiors. Now, fabulous casinos are popping up all over the world, from Germany to South Africa and everywhere in between.
Let's take a look at some of the most beautiful casinos in the world.
The Kurkaus in Baden-Baden, Germany, was built in 1820 and is one of the most extravagant hotels and casinos in the world, not to mention one of the oldest. Due to its age and heritage, the Kurhaus had to be refurbished to offer guests a truly exceptional gaming experience. Kurhaus is the ideal casino for those looking for lavish luxury away from the crowds.
Kurhaus is often regarded as one of the most beautiful casinos in the world. The design and interior is exquisite, while the casino even asks its guests to don the most formal wear, adding a touch of exclusivity to the overall casino atmosphere.
No list of fabulous casinos in the world is complete without mentioning The Bellagio. The Bellagio, with its iconic fountains at the centre of attention, is known for being one of the most luxurious and extravagant hotels ever built and is a favorite among celebrities and the media, most notably after it was featured in the Ocean's Eleven movie.
The Bellagio Casino's floor features high-limit tables in the poker room - there is a chance you may even spot a celebrity or two. What's more, there are over 2,300 slot machines and video poker games and some incredible jackpot games with the chance to win millions.
These two hotels located in Monaco is a hot spot for high rollers willing to spend (or lose) millions for the chance to win it all back. The casinos are known for its luxury, elegant interiors and world-class features and facilities.
Monaco casinos are well known due to the many James Bond scenes being filmed at these luxurious and opulent casino locations. The most memorable scenes come out of the Never Say Never Again and GoldenEye bond movies filmed at Casino de Monte-Carlo.
The Sun City Resort and Casino is the most famous casino in Africa and located just two hours outside of Johannesburg. This sprawling resort exudes charm and atmosphere with its African safari theme, giving this casino a unique and extravagant feel from the moment you step through the doors. On the casino floor, you will find hundreds of slots, blackjack and roulette tables and video poker games.
Built by the real estate magnate, Sol Kerzner, in 1975, this casino resort has not lost its charm and will continue bringing in the big spenders for many years to come!
The Wynn Hotel and Casino is Las Vegas is another stand-out venue for high-rollers looking for a luxury experience in Sin City. It is regarded as one of the most expensive hotels ever built and rated as one of the best in the world for numerous reasons. The casino itself is designed to be as lavish as possible in terms of interiors, while high-end features will appeal to the most discerning players. With hundreds of casino games, players can also take a break and dine at a host of the finest restaurants and shop at some world-class boutiques.
Situated in San-Juan, Puerto Rico, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel is located on a massive 8 acres of property and boasts a sensational ocean views. In addition to an idyllic location, the casino is also one of the most luxurious in the world. Boasting high-end features and beautiful decor that really puts you in the fabulous and winning mood, the casino offers over 300 slot machines and plenty of table games to keep all gamblers entertained for hours. When you are ready for a break, explore Puerto Rico and enjoy its cuisine and culture with some excellent restaurants nearby.
Ibiza is renowned for its pristine beaches and crazy parties, but it is also the destination of the Ibiza Gran Hotel Casino, one of the most lavish casinos in the world. The Casino overlooks the tranquil marina, providing a romantic and idyllic setting for visitors of the hotel, while casino lovers will enjoy a top-class and grand gaming venue, complete with beautiful interiors, excellent casino facilities and a wide selection of gambling tables and slot machines. The casino is also home to Texas hold'em tournaments - one of the biggest tournaments for poker professionals around the world.
Macao has grown to become one of the biggest gambling hubs in the world, often been referred to as the Las Vegas of Asia. This resort only adds to the city's appeal as a top casino destination while providing guests with a unique cultural twist not explored at other Venetian hotels. The interior of the casino is a grandiose affair, while the offerings measure up to some of the best in the world, complete with 2000 slot machines, 500 table games and a wide variety of entertainment options. Enjoy some high-end shopping, fine dining and luxury boutiques when you need a gambling break.
Located in Singapore's Marina Bay Sands, this hotel and casino has become one of the country's most recognisable and iconic structures. The overall design and construction of the venue is magnificent, while its casino offerings are impressive - there are 2300 slot machines, 500 gambling table and other exquisite features and options for entertainment. The casino floor is as grand as can be, with a colour scheme of gold and red to really add a royal touch to your gaming experience. If your luck runs out, take a break and explore the Marina Bay Sands Science Museum or head to the grand theatre and catch a sensational production.
The Park Hyatt Mendoza Casino, located in Argentina, boasts all the games and features expected from a world-class casino. The casino is exceptionally grand, while its Spanish Colonial architecture and structure make it a unique and mesmerizing gaming experience in the heart of the country.