There're very few venues in the world that will enchant your heart and win you over like the The House Of Dancing Water Theater. Purposefully created for the epic theater act called the The House Of Dancing Water, this theater is a product of the hard work and imagination of all the architects and designers at Sandi Pei of Pei Partnership. The 2000-seat theater has a gigantic pool at the center with fountains dotting its rim; the pool is illuminated with bright lights and the theater itself is at its vibrant best when the act is about to commence. Acrobats, gymnasts, dancers and ballerinas all come together to perform this visual spectacle which is a beautiful love story woven in a breathtaking setting. Albeit expensive, this 16-part musical is sure to leave a lifelong memory in your heart.
Inspired by Auckland's Sky Tower, Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre is a towering landmark in the city. Considered to be among the top 10 largest towers in the world, it soars at 338 meters (1109 feet) and dominates the city's skyline. Besides conference and convention facilities, it is also among the best entertainment and adventure spots. From shopping to movies, bungee jumping and dining, there is a lot one can do. For those wanting entire view of the city, head to the observation deck. The Adventure Deck with its sky-walk and tower climb, will certainly be exciting.
As the name suggests, Venetian Casino is set within the palatial Venetian Macao hotel. This lavish casino is one of the world's largest, featuring around 6000 slot machines and approximately 800 gambling tables, making it a gambler's heaven. With elaborate interiors, in hues of gold and brown, this casino effortlessly complements its grand surroundings. There is also a private club in the casino with separate access that caters only to the elite. The Venetian Casino promises to make your evening a highly memorable one, by providing you the best of gambling experiences.
Sand Theater rests in the prestigious Sand Macao hotel. Known for its elaborate performing arts events, this theater is one of the best in the city, for those who love a good amount of entertainment. From Chinese dancers to international singers, this theater has seen it all. The charming entertainment venue, features a dimly lit elegant hall, with a cozy vibe making it perfect for quality time spent with loved ones; while enjoying great performances. So spend an evening at Sand Theater and take back home a bunch of good memories.
Located in Hengqin, the Chimelong Ocean Kingdom is one of the best ways to have a fun family day. Often termed as the "Orlando of China", the marine themed amusement park has won several accolades and superlatives since its opening in 2014. From adrenaline inducing roller coasters, fun bumper cars and splash rides to massive LED displays of ocean life, the park has everything to keep all family members entertained. Interactive animal exhibits will allow visitors to see animals like penguins, dolphins and stingrays etc. up close. Additionally, the dolphin and whale shows are simply unmissable here. With on-site shops and restaurants, the visit to this world's largest oceanarium is bound to leave you impressed.
The Casino Lisboa does not attract high rollers, just the slippers and sliders, their feet greased with an adrenaline rush, skidding further into debt or delight. A no-smoking policy rules the lower floors but in the upstairs halls, the air is toxic. Baccarat, blackjack and roulette are the main games, but you can also hit the slot machines. Or for a different change of pace, try your hand at fan-tan and dai siu (recommended, you find out the rules first). You must be over the age of 18 to roll the dice.
This is the most famous street racecourse in Macau, earning the nickname "Eastern Monaco Racecourse." Home to the Macau Grand Prix, the Guia Circuit spans 3.8 miles, encircling the urban district of Guia Hill. During events, the circuit vibrates with excitement, as the soaring crowd, cheers; hence inviting you to witness at least one enthralling event.
The first Mocha Slot Machine Lounge opened in the Hotel Royal in 2003. The brain child of Lawrence Ho, Stanley Ho's son, this lounge is completely dedicated to slot machines and multi-terminal games that are based on table games. Slot machines will not sound exotic to travelers who have been to Las Vegas, but for Asian players, who tend more towards table gaming, slots are a curiosity and an expanding interest. Macau hosts a growing number of Mocha Slot Machine lounges, typically located within hotels. Step on in and try your luck.
One of the most important cultural centers in the city, Broadway Theater is a must-visit for anyone who wants to catch a glimpse of the best in Macanese performing arts. Boasting of a seating capacity of 3000, the theater has played host to cultural events like art exhibitions, fashion shows, musical concerts and plays as well as conventions and sporting tournaments. Besides performances by local artists, shows by various international productions are also held here. Other services like private lounges and valet parking are also available for a price. If you are culturally inclined and want a night to remember, then head to Broadway Theatre for a great time.
Helmed by the Macau Diocesan Social Communications Centre, Cineteatro de Macau opened its doors in 1982 and is among the oldest of its kind in the island. With three screening halls, it was the first movie theater to showcase 3D movies in Macau. Though it has a vintage look to it, its latest technology enhances your movie experience.
This rough and tumble gambling center, close to the Jetfoil terminal, attracts a high percentage of flash Hong Kong visitors, surfing in for the fast-action cards, rather than a serene Macanese meal or a browse through the antique markets. Compared to other casinos in Macau, the Jai Alai maintains a great atmosphere. Win or lose, the croupiers are relaxed and friendly, eager to explain the rules to first timers. Baccarat, blackjack and roulette are the most popular games but you can also try your hand at traditional Chinese games such as fan-tan and dai siu.
The long anticipated Grand Lisboa Casino and Hotel opened with great fanfare in 2008. Stanley Ho's latest creation aims to be the premier gambling destination in Asia. The golden lotus-shaped 58-floor tower has forever changed the Macau skyline. The interior of this five-star establishment is as impressive as its exterior. Over 580,000 Swarkovski crystals glimmer in the lobby, casino and guest room chandeliers. International Michelin-rated restaurants make up the collection of dining options here. The casino occupies six floors and has the widest range of slots and tables in Macau. The hotel has 650 deluxe guest rooms and suites that offer views, luxurious amenities and more.