By Earl Heath and Rita Long

The Venetian Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV

The Venetian Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV

It's a place of beauty, it dazzles with excitement, it's the place to shop to eat and it provides you with a great escape. The place is the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino that is located on the Strip in Las Vegas.

While in Las Vegas you can take care of your health and fitness at the Canyon Ranch SpaClub at the Venetian. Here you can find facilities that include massage, skin care and a fitness center. They also cover health and wellness along with providing a beauty salon.

For entertainment you can see Phantom of the Opera, the Blue Man Group or visit the Tao Nightclub.

The Venetian provides a family array of shops. For women, there's Ann Taylor, Banana Republic and Burberry. For men, there's The Walking Company, Gandini and Kenneth Cole. For children you will find David & Goliath and Kids Karnivale. You will also find jewelry, gifts and specialty shops.

To satisfy your appetite you can sit down and enjoy Canaletto, Zeffirino or Tsunami Asian Grill. If you want to get it to go, there's the Panda Express, Towers Deli and Nathan's.

As you can see, The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino is the Strip's most complete all-suite resort and convention destination.

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