Gaming at the Sands Macau:
The Sands Macao Casino is home to one of the largest gaming floors in the Macau Peninsula and indeed the world. It boasts multiple levels of Casino entertainment and game room floor decadence in a rectangular layout with superior flow and Feng Shui. Gourmet dining or a quick bite to eat can be found at affordable pricing going up (or down) a level, depending on what whets your appetite in the moment. Live entertainment performs from the bar stage on the main casino floor. You’ll find it challenging to keep your eyes on the machines when these jaw-dropping performers take the stage with their world-renowned performances! This is truly an incredible experience you can’t afford to miss out on!
More than one thousand of the latest slot machines adorn this massive and extraordinary casino – 1390 machines to be exact. In addition to over 700 table games these slot machine games come with high limits and low limit games including penny slots if you’re really down on your luck. The 3-tiered loyalty program offered by the Sands Macau is packaged with many perks to regular players. The casino is always open, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, as are most of the casinos throughout the region in this city that never sleeps. There is also Valet parking and Street parking available to patrons of the resort.
Games available here at the casino include:
- Slot machines
- 3 Card Poker
- Video Poker
- Caribbean Stud Poker
- Casino War
- Electronic Tables
- Sic Bo
- Three Card Baccarat
- Fan Tan
- Dragon Elements Roulette
The Sands Macao Casino & Hotel 澳門金沙酒店
Sands Macao Casino Resort (澳門金沙酒店) is considered by many to be the number one tourist destination for those seeking the chance to experience the finer luxuries life has to offer. This breathtaking casino resort found in the Fisherman’s Wharf region of Macau is brilliantly designed to allow players the greatest variety of slots and table games presented with style and elegance in a simply gorgeous casino that will leave you speechless. There is a staggering 1390 slot machines and 740 gaming tables, all masterfully arranged throughout the sprawling 229,000 sq. ft. game room floor.
The newest addition to the Las Vegas Sands Corporation lineup of casinos in the Macau peninsula is the Sands Cotai Central. Opened on April 11th 2012, the Sands Cotai Central is a massive casino resort found at the heart of the Cotai Strip consisting of three towering hotels (the Conrad, Sheraton and Holiday Inn) and yet another beautiful casino. You can read more about this casino resort and others found on the Cotai Strip here.
One of many attractive qualities of the Sands Macao Casino & Hotel Resort and the feature that brings in gamblers from around the world is it’s especially generous loyalty program. The program boasts a 3-tiered club which bestows to all members an assortment of luxury club-exclusive benefits and perks. These offerings include very generous redemption options based on your gaming action, 10% discounts on dining at the resorts many gourmet restaurants, and personal invitations to their many regular events. The goal of this program was to provide their most loyal customers with the absolute best value for their money well spent, and the program certainly achieves this with great success. You’ll see that your money really does go farther here at the Sands Macau Resort.
Their elegant hotel suites are a hidden gem of the resort. The Sands Macao offers guests a choice of either Deluxe or Executive suites. In the Deluxe suites guests will be treated to a full 60 square meters of luxurious living quarters including a full living room, dining room and a separate bedroom all for your absolute comfort as a guest of the hotel. These incredibly spacious suites come equipped with cable television and high-speed WiFi internet access. The Deluxe Suites are a complete package of luxury and elegance by way of their tasteful decor and opulent fittings and furnishings.
For an even more extravagant experience of sheer decadent luxury and pure comfort the Executive Suites are beyond your wildest dreams. The Executive suites at the Sands Macau Resort boast more than 120 square meters of sheer opulence in the very lap of luxury. Fully equipped with all the fine furnishings and accommodations of a fully furnished living quarters, you’ll feel right at home in these decadent spaces. Each suite bares a coffee machine and microwave in a personal kitchen area, both the bedrooms and living rooms are outfitted with their own plasma TVs and an LED TV found in the bathroom as an added touch, as well as cordless telephones with dual-lines and voicemail. The Executive Suite package also delivers several complimentary services including a shoe-shine service, fresh fruit and flowers, turn down services and valet parking.
Visitors of the The Sands Macao Resort will find sheer delight dining at it’s flagship gourmet restaurant The Gold Court. Here you will find some of the finest Cantonese style cuisine in the region. There are in fact seven restaurants in total here at the resort including The Perola serving the best in regional Macanese cuisine. The Copa Steakhouse offers the finest steak and seafood as well as many Macanese and Portuguese favorites. Edo Japanese Restaurant offers an upscale fine-dining experience in a contemporary environment specializing in authentic Japanese cuisine using only the freshest ingredients. The delightfully amiable and courteous staff ensure patrons have the most satisfying experience at any of the lavish fine-dining establishments here at the resort.
What would a trip to Macau be without experiencing the most exciting entertainment and nightlife in the region? Here at the Sands Macau, the Xanadu Lounge is the place to go for an incredible free performance put on by the Glamour Girls. El Dorado is another excellent group of performers appearing at the Xanadu Lounge, these award winning Ballroom and Latin Dancers put on a power-packed performance synchronized to perfection, you don’t want to miss this show!
Patrons of the resort will be relieved to hear that the package rates here won’t break the bank starting at an affordable HKD$2088. If you and your party seek the finest restaurants, the most impressive live performances, and the most rewarding gaming experience in Macau, the Sands Macau is definitely a reservation you’ll be happy you booked. We highly recommend this luxury vacation hot spot to place high up on the itinerary of any travel to the beautiful Macau Peninsula, this high-end resort offers a 5-star rated experience by all accounts. Your trip to Macau is incomplete until you’ve stayed here at the Sands Macau Casino & Hotel Resort in the endlessly entertaining Fisherman’s Wharf.
A Very Brief History:
The Sands Macao Casino & Hotel Resort was the first casino resort in the Macau Peninsula owned and operated by the Las Vegas Sands Corporation and opened on May 18th, 2004. It’s architectural genius was the design of Steelman Partners, LLP costing a whopping $240 million USD to contract and construct to completion. A brilliant team of Casino industry veterans consisting of top executives and managers baring remarkable reputations, were hired by the company to plan their venture into the Macau market.
The teams carefully selected crew hail from backgrounds boasting many years of experience in ship-based and land-based casinos in Malaysia, Cambodia, Hong Kong, and Indonesia. It should come as no surprise that the teams proven familiarity with Asian markets, Asian games, Asian practices and customs, and Asian play proved successful in their ability to find and train excellent staff with a flawless execution. The Casino & Hotel Resort opened to booming success that has carried over into several ventures by the company 12 years later.
The Las Vegas Sands Corporation operates nine luxury casino & hotel resort properties around the world, four of which are found in the Macau Peninsula and on the Cotai Strip. The company chairman Sheldon Adelson has said before that Las Vegas Sands is quickly becoming a predominantly Chinese enterprise stating that Las Vegas should be called “America’s Macau” thanks to the recent explosion of the market throughout the region. He and many other top executives in the Casino industry have announced their confidence in Macau’s status as “the Gambling Mecca of the World” as it has rightfully earned the title thanks to its recent boom in the gambling economy of the region over the past decade.
Designs for the resort opted for an open-plan interior with a keen design and excellent Feng Shui well suited to it’s mostly Asian clientele. Their success was blessed by the teams superior competency and execution from very start of the casino’s opening day and they never looked back. By May 2005 all construction bonds were paid in full. The original staff members who have stayed through the success of the resort and its brand have been greatly rewarded with multiple well-earned promotions. Managers have been privy to watch with great pride as their hard work continues to pay off, as the value of their stock-options have more than doubled since the Resort opened in 2004.
In 2006, the great success of the Sands Macau allowed Las Vegas Sands Corp. to complete construction of a major expansion of the casino. This saw the original 165,000 square feet grow to an astonishing 229,000 square feet housing an impressive 740 table games. This was the largest casino the world until Las Vegas Sands opened their second successful venture into the market, the Venetian Macau on the Cotai Strip – a luxury resort which opened its doors on August 28th, 2007 to yet another great degree of success for the company. You can read more about the luxurious casinos and attractions found on the Cotai Strip in our extensive travel guide, or see a list of casinos found on the Strip here!
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