Vegas’ first modern megaresort, Steve Wynn opened The Mirage Hotel and Casino in 1989. The hotel is a landmark on the Strip and incorporates gold dust on the exterior. The Mirage is known for its erupting volcano, which guests can watch every half hour from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. nightly. The hotel is the home of Cirque du Soleil’s ‘The Beatles LOVE’ show. Comedian Terry Fator also performs his puppet show here, and 1 OAK is a hot nightclub on-site. The Mirage offers complimentary valet parking or self-parking in the garage pictured here. Fish swim in an aquarium behind the front desk. A standard king room features a minibar, flat screen TV, work space, lounge chair and floor-to-ceiling windows. The standard king room also offers ample lighting, drawers, counter space and full-length mirrors. Snacks, water and a travel kit are on-hand in a standard king room. Candy and granola bars, liquor, a 5-Hour Energy and more await in the mini-fridge in a standard room. The bathroom in a standard room features an LED-lit mirror and marble tiled vanity. The Mirage offers custom bathroom toiletries in a standard room. A Penthouse Suite boasts colorful modern decor and ample seating. A Penthouse Suite living room includes a work space, seating for six, floor-to-ceiling windows and a TV. The dining area of a Penthouse Suite seats four and fits an open floor plan with natural lighting. The Penthouse Suite living and dining areas are colorful and bright. The bedroom of a Penthouse Suite includes a king bed and chaise lounge chair. The bedroom of a Penthouse Suite opens into the bathroom. The bathroom of a Penthouse Suite includes a walk-in shower, bathtub and double vanity. There’s even a flatscreen TV in the bathroom. Choose the shower or tub in the large Penthouse Suite bathroom. The bathroom hallway hosts a separate vanity and leads to a closet and toilet. Find a toilet and bidet in a Penthouse Suite. A Penthouse Suite offers a spacious closet. The beautiful bar area in a Penthouse Suite is artistic and welcoming. The bar area in a Penthouse Suite features plenty of marble counter space and a decorative mirror. Find plenty of snacks available. Plus, all the tools you need to mix a cocktail or open wine are on-hand. The main pool welcomes sunbathers with lounge chairs and palm trees. The main pool is complete with waterfalls and lagoons. Waterfalls add to the transportive ambiance of the main pool. The Mirage pool feels like an exotic getaway. Reserve a cabana by the main pool for privacy and shade. The 16 cabanas include a TV and iPod docking station, private service, a deck with lounge chairs, and water, fruit and cheese. Cabanas feature intimate seating, a cooling fan and a 32-inch flatscreen TV. Guests in the secluded cabana area can lounge in the shade. The smaller Oasis pool is private. Reserve a chair for VIP service. The Mirage’s Bare Pool hosts European-style (aka topless) sunbathing in a secluded space. Sip specialty cocktails poolside and upgrade to a cabana, daybed or VIP bed for the ultimate luxury. A swanky hallway leads to a room in the Villas. The hallway boasts elaborate decor. A plain-looking phone belies it’s importance as a gateway to the Villas, which are in a separate wing of the hotel. The living room in the Villas includes plush seating, bright art and a dining area. The dining space seats six with contemporary decor, including a large chandelier. A room in the Villas features a wraparound sofa and an entertainment center. A room in the Villas features a dreamy king bed with an overhead mirror and a seating area. The room is spacious with multiple entryways. A bathroom in the Villas features a luxurious bathtub and huge mirrors. A bathroom in the Villas features marble countertops, toiletries and a TV inlaid in the mirror. The Villas offer luxury Molton Brown toiletries. Find standard size shampoo, conditioner, lotion, body wash and soap. Hairspray, toothpaste, mouthwash and cotton balls are also available. The Villas feature walk-in closets in the bathroom. Controls for the toilet are shown. Another bedroom in the Villas features doors to the patio and a bright, open space. This bedroom also includes plush seating and a king bed. The Villas include a private pool area. A room in the Villas includes a private patio area with tons of seating and a fire pit. Cineraria, senetti flowers grow from a wall in a private patio in the Villas. The private patio area includes a grill and extensive seating. A table for 10 offers al fresco dining. The bar area in the Villas seats three and includes a TV. A room in the Villas includes a top-notch work space. An iPad mounted into the wall controls a variety of functions in the Villas. A room at the Villas boasts a skylight. The Love Theater hosts Cirque’s show about The Beatles. A couple takes photos outside the Love Theater. Dine on natural beef at Tom Colicchio’s Heritage Steak. The airy steakhouse is Tom Colicchio’s third restaurant in Las Vegas. Grab a drink at the lounge in Tom Colicchio’s Heritage Steak. Dine on handmade Italian with an emphasis on seafood at Portofino by Chef Michael LaPlaca. Begin at the bar in Portofino by Chef Michael LaPlaca. Portofino features an extensive Italian wine list with flights, glasses and bottles available. The Las Vegas outpost of Japonais, originally of New York and Chicago, serves contemporary Japanese cuisine. Dine on skewered and grilled fare at the Robata Japanese Grill in Japonais. For a quick bite, The Pantry serves casual fare 24 hours a day. Pastries are on display at The Pantry. Visitors pose at the Revolution Bar. 1 OAK (or “One of a Kind”) is an intimate — in Vegas, this means 16,000 square-foot — nightclub. Huge artwork by Roy Nachum adorns the black walls, and the central dance floor comes right up against the DJ booth. The vast and open atrium welcomes guests to The Mirage. The beautiful atrium features plant life and a waterfall. Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat is a popular destination for families and animal lovers. Guests can interact with the dolphins through the trainer for a day program, VIP tours, painting with the dolphins, or yoga with the dolphins. Dolphin fly into the air during a training session at Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat. Guests watch dolphins from a underground viewing area. Dolphin care specialist Robert Roozendahl gives signals to a dolphin during a training session at Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat. Dolphins perform during a training session. Dolphin care specialist Ryan Waller gets a wave from a dolphin during a training session at Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat. Dolphin care specialist Ashley Acridge feeds the dolphins. Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat is also popular for mammals, like its newest residents, 10-month-old white lion cubs. Adam Shadis, an animal handler, plays with 10-month-old white lion cubs at Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat. A white tiger yawns at Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat. A 10-month-old white lion cub rests on a branch. Guests can also see a leopard. Lion and tiger-themed merchandise is available at the gift shop.