Gaming and Gambling:
Right from the day Galaxy Macau Mega Resort project was put into action, the Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) had planned to make this resort one of the largest casinos in the world. True to their word, the GEG now features 700 gaming tables and 3,000 slot machines at the resort. The gaming hall is huge enough to accommodate thousands of players at a time. The length of the gaming hall is around 1,000 feet while it is 50 feet high.
The casino area also provides quick access to a number of restaurants and shopping outlets. You’ll never be far away from going on a shopping spree or having an incredible dining experience while enjoying a game at one of the many gaming tables or slot machines.
To get the most out of your gaming and gambling experience, you can also get yourself Galaxy privilege Club membership. Once you have this membership card, you can start to gather your Privilege Points and Privilege dollars which will boost your chances of winning. Starting with a Gold membership card, you can accrue more points and get your membership card upgraded to Platinum, Pavilion Platinum and Pavilion Black.
Games found at the Galaxy Casino include:
- Slot machines
- Video Poker
- Caribbean Stud Poker
- Electronic Tables
- Sic Bo
- Asia Poker
- Fan Tan
- Commission Free Baccarat
Pavilion Poker Room at Galaxy Casino:
Here you’ll also find one of the few poker rooms in Macau, the Pavilion Poker Room, located conveniently in the center of the main game room floor at the Galaxy Macau Casino. It is a small but attractively designed poker venue hosting eight poker tables, six for cash games, and two for tournaments and Sit’n’Goes. Only No Limit Hold Em’ is offered at the moment, but in the near future it is expected to expand its poker game offerings as training for dealers comes to completion. Games are played at stakes of 25/50 and up with the rake usually set at five percent and capped at HKD250 ($32 USD) for 25/50 games and HKD300 ($38 USD) for all higher stakes games. The room, like the casino you’ll find it in, is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week. It has it’s cashier, and offers gourmet food options to players as well as having a poker and Galaxy Entertainment themed gift shop.
Galaxy Macau Casino Mega Resort
Galaxy Macau Casino Mega Resort found on the Cotai Strip is, true to its title, a mega resort to say the least. See the gaming tab for more regarding its five massive gaming areas. There are five luxury hotels featuring every amenity and luxurious accommodation you can imagine. Heated pools and Jacuzzi’s abound, you’ll also find the Banyan Tree Hotel features it’s own world class spa with all the expected services of a spa and more. The world’s largest wave pool rests above the casino – The Sky Top Wave Pool – set among more than 2000 square meters of sandy beach and gardens. Close to the Galaxy Resort you’ll find the Venetian Macao, the world’s largest casino and 5th largest building. The buffet here at Galaxy Macau is by most accounts the best in the region. On May 27th, 2015 Galaxy also has the world largest Ritz Carlton and a JW Marriott Hotel.
Inside the Galaxy Macau Casino Resort guests will feast their eyes upon mesmerizing installation art such as the Fortune Diamond – a 3 meter man made jewel that rises from behind a waterfall in the main lobby. This jaw-dropping installation piece symbolizes wealth, luck and love in a luxurious grandiose fashion. The second lobby bares yet another installation piece by the same artist of huge colored crystals rising from the floor. This piece is interactive and pure creative inspiration – wave your hands in front of the crystals to watch them pulsate and imbue you with luck and fortune. Outside, visitors can see the worlds largest laser light show 8 times a night.
Beyond the array of luxury amenities, dozens of gourmet restaurants await guests whether they seek a full course meal or just a quick snack. The staff at all the establishments throughout the resort are friendly and accommodating. Throughout the resort there several bars and loungers featuring entertainment and relaxation abound, China Rogue is the place to go if you’re looking for the ultimate party. Featuring Easter chanteuses performing a risque cabaret in a modernized boudoir setting. During certain hours you can witness the Red Hot Divas taking the stage for all styles and genres of entertainment.
The five hotels to choose from include the Galaxy Casino Hotel ($256 – $430), Hotel Okura ($282 – $553), the Banyan Tree Hotel ($387 – $877), The Ritz Carlton Macau ($436 – $887), and the JW Marriott Hotel Macau ($269 – $578). Each with it’s own host of amenities and flavor of style and accommodations. This resort is on the expensive side catering mostly to the VIP market as far as casino resorts and hotel accommodations go, but provided you can afford to stay here, it is by far one of the finest luxury resorts in Macau by all accounts. There is indeed something here for any guest to enjoy their stay here.
At the Galaxy Mega Resort, entertainment can be experienced at its finest. From the UA Galaxy Cinemas and Broadway Theater to the China Rouge, there’s a lot to take your breath away. UA Galaxy Cinemas brings you the most popular movies. If you want to enjoy the best and the latest Asian and international performances, you should head straight to the 3,000-tiered Broadway Theater. The China Rouge simply takes nightlife to the next level. There are many other entertainment programs that are organized at the Galaxy Mega Resort to quench your thirst for pure entertainment. Apart from accommodation, gaming, dining, shopping and entertainment, the Galaxy Mega Resort is also a great place for relaxation (spa and massage) and organizing meetings and banquets.
Grand Resort Deck
Found on the Grand Resort Deck (the pool complex of the resort) is the Skytop Wave Pool – the world’s largest wave pool. There are more than 2000 square meters of imported beach sand on a simulated beach found in this wave pool. Here patrons will also be treated to a vast network of swimming pools and luxurious tropical gardens adorned with soaring palm trees and luxury pools assorted in a near nature-like fashion. You can always relax in your very own beach-side cabana after a day of deep self-indulgence at the Banyan Tree Spa to make the most of the ultimate vacation to Macau.
UA Galaxy Cinemas
The UA Galaxy Cinemas are a movie-theater complex where all visitors can enjoy Macau’s biggest 10-screen 3D cinema. The cinema spans nearly 16,000 square meters of luxury theater space. The Grand Theater boasts an elaborately designed performance hall, and four balconies for distinguished VIP guests to find an intimate viewing space away from the crowds of the cinema. Each of the 10 Theater room cinemas are designed for the comfort of their guests featuring plush seating. Each theater is capable of delivering a 3D visual and surround sound experience. These theaters also have the capacity to be converted for hosting presentations, meetings, or for private performances.
Banyan Tree Spa
The Banyan Tree Spa can be found within the Banyan Tree Macau Hotel. It offers a range of regional Asian health and beauty treatments as well as Banyan Tree Gallery branded products and services. There are more 3400 square meters of space in this grandiose spa facility, with everything from private massage therapy and relaxation rooms to tropical pools and lush saunas. The spa menu comprises of 18 pages of specialty services and therapeutic treatments. In addition to its world-renowned facials and depilatory waxing services, a hair salon is also a primary feature. See their website at the link above for more detailed listings of the services available here and reservations.
The new age treatment of Reflexology is the main therapeutic service offered here at the Foot Hub at Galaxy Mega-Resort. It has been compared to a non-intrusive form of acupuncture utilizing many of the same mediums and practices achieving the same life-affirming results. Foot Hub also features natural therapeutic services such as their traditional Asian massage techniques aimed at freeing your energies and relaxing the stresses we incur throughout life at very reasonable prices. The setting is contemporary and relaxation oriented to every detail with technicians employing skill and soothing customer service.
During your stay at the Galaxy Macau Mega Resort, you can treat yourself to an incredible dining experience at over 80 restaurants. Whether you’re after Chinese, Asian or International delicacies, these restaurants will simply bowl you over with a huge range.
- Belon – Steak, Seafood, Fusion
- Yamazato – Japanese/Sushi
- Terrazza – Italian
- Gosto – Portuguese, Macanese
- Myung Ga – Korean
- Pak Loh – Cantonese
- Laurel – Cantonese
- Spice Garden – Indian
- Saffron – Thai
- Terrace Restaurant – Fusion
- Festiva International Buffet – International Cuisine, Buffet
- Tsui Wah – Chinese
- Sweet Splendor – Chinese, Desserts
The Galaxy Mega Resort features one of Macau’s most popular shopping destinations – The Promenade. This shopping mall offers a huge collection of 22 retail outlets which feature some of the finest brands from Asia and around the world. These shops include the following:
- Jaeger-LeCoultre – Watches
- Piaget – Jewelry, Watches and Accessories
- Roger Dubuis – Watches
- Van Cleef & Arpels – Jewelry, Watches and Accessories
- City Chain – Jewelry, Watches and Accessories
- Luk Fook Jewellery – Jewelry, Watches and Accessories
- IWC Schaffhausen – Watches
- Officine Panerai – Watches
- Chow Tai Fook Young Zone – Jewelry, Watches and Accessories
- Abiste – Jewelry
- TONI & GUY – Bags, Shoes, Clothes
- Rimowa – Luggage
- Calvin Klein – Bags, Shoes, Clothes
- Galaxy Shop – Gifts
- Golden Wall Chinese Pharmacy – Health
- Lei Kei Telecom – Gadgets
- Mannings – Gifts
- Optical 88 – Eye-wear
- Davidoff – Cigars, Tobacco Items
- Sa Sa – Cosmetics
- Okashi Land – Gourmet Gifts
- Godiva Chocolatier – Confectionery
The resort officially opened its doors on 15 May, 2011. Around HK$14.9 billion has already been invested in the development of this property. Beautiful towers, tropical gardens and decorated fountains lend a heart-stirring look to the resort. The unique design of the resort has turned into a masterpiece for the global architecture industry.
The Galaxy Macau Mega Resort spreads over a huge area of 550,000 sq m. The Grand Resort Deck measures around 52,000 sq m in area. During your stay at the hotel, you’ll treat yourself with luxurious cabana lounges, floating villas, pool, artificial beach and food/beverage outlets among others.
There are 2,200 guestrooms available at the resort. The GEG has left no stone upturned in making this resort a perfect destination to enjoy a wonderful Asian experience for visitors.
Galaxy Bars & Lounges
There are a total of seven first class establishments for guests to choose from throughout the Galaxy Macau Mega-Resort. Choose from a vast array of spirits, cocktails and carefully selected wines at any of these venues. Live performances can be enjoyed ranging from smooth jazz, to traditional Chinese folk music at many of the bars and lounges around the resort. There is a venue to suit any patron of the resort here. You have a selection of these venues to choose from:
- The Macallan Whisky Bar & Lounge
- Banyan Lounge
- Nagomi Lobby Bar & Lounge
- Sakazuki Sake Bar
- The Crystal Piano Bar
China Rouge is a high privilege forbidden chamber of visual and auditory pleasure. Members have the privilege of enjoying unrivaled cuisine and beverages with gustatory indulgences like nowhere else on earth. The showroom itself can be witnessed from the VIP mezzanine floor of the casino. Guests will witness Asian artistry seamlessly blended with western elements of cabaret and avant-garde performance art. Apply today if you have yet to receive your formal invitation in order to indulge in this private show.
Location and Travel:
For anyone who wants to reach the Galaxy Macau Mega Resort, there are free shuttle bus services available from various locations in the city. Whether you’re coming from the Macau Ferry Terminal, Macau International Airport, Taipa Ferry Terminal or properties like the Venetian or the City of Dreams, you can avail yourself of this service throughout the day.
Address: Galaxy Macau, Cotai, Macau
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