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Bally’s Las Vegas Pool: Best Vegas Strip Pool With Deep End

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Planning a trip to Las Vegas and staying at Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino? Bally’s Las Vegas Pool is the best and only Vegas Strip pool with a deep end. All the other Vegas hotels and casino pools are only several feet deep.

The Blu Pool at Bally’s offers a 12-foot deep end. You can swim laps without scraping your knees and knuckles on the bottom of the pool floor. The Olympic size pool offers lots of space for pool-goers to sit around in one of the many free loungers, play in the water, and swim.

If you want an basic pool with a deep end, a few palms trees, in the center of the Strip, Bally’s pool is for you!

Bally’s Blu Pool

You can sit on the edge of Bally’s Blu Pool with your feet in the water. Want to sit in the water while getting sun? There’s a running shallow ledge along the side of the pool closest to the bar.

Or stick your feet in, stand, or sit, relaxing with a drink in one of the five Baja shelves. A Baja shelf, also called a Baja Step, sun shelf, tanning shelf, and tanning ledge is a shallow cut-out sitting area.

baja shelf, tanning ledge at Las Vegas hotel pool

It lets you enjoy the water without total submersion. A Baja shelf is a safe place for your children to play in the pool. These are on the side of the pool closest to the entrance.

When the Blu Pool was built, Bally’s was the original MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. At that time, Baja Shelves were the epitome of luxury. In Las Vegas, there are only a few pools with a tanning ledge.

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Feel like soaking in the hot tub? There’s a large round jacuzzi that can fit at least 20 people. It’s like the size of a mini-pool.

large round hot tub at Las Vegas hotel pool

Pro-tip: The rubber pool decking protects your feet from getting burnt.

Who Can Use the Bally’s Las Vegas Pool

You can use the Blu Pool at Bally’s for free when staying at Bally’s of all ages. If you aren’t a hotel guest, you can use the pool if you book a lounge chair, daybed, or cabana.

Related: Caesars Palace Pool: One of the Best Pools in Las Vegas

Pool Hours

Bally’s Las Vegas pool is open seasonally from 9 am to 5 pm. The Las Vegas pool season is from March to October. Every hotel operates differently so be sure to check the pool hours before your visit. The Blu Pool is not heated.

Pro-tip: When Bally’s pool is closed, you can use the pool at Paris Las Vegas.

Pro-tip: There’s no Wi-Fi at the pool so unless you have a signal and cell service, you’ll have to wait to post all those selfies on Instagram when you get back to your room.

Bally’s Las Vegas Cabana Rental

cabana with TV, table, chairs, and loungers, at hotel pool

Ten daybeds, 10 cabanas, almost 30 lounge chairs are available for rent. Loungers start at $30, daybeds for two people start at $75, and cabanas start at $400 on weekdays and can accommodate 12 people.

Rentals are less expensive on weekends and more expensive on weekends and holidays. Get there early to have your choice of cabanas and daybeds.

Cabanas include a TV, ceiling fan, misters, a fridge stocked with bottled water, a small table with chairs, and lounge chairs.

Pro-tip: If your dates are flexible, play around with the comparison table because sometimes you can find a great deal. For example, cabanas are $400 on Friday, June 18th instead of $500 on Thursday and Saturday and $700 on Sunday.

You can also rent floaties, goggles, and other pool gear.

Las Vegas Pools

Interested in seeing more Las Vegas pools? Check out our Las Vegas pools playlist. Or read these posts: Caesars Palace Pool: One of the Best Pools in Las Vegas, Vdara Pool Tour, Aria Pool Tour, Park MGM Las Vegas Pool Tour, and NoMad Las Vegas Pool: the Best Secret Hotel Pool in Vegas. Stay tuned for more posts on Vegas pools.

Conclusion

If you’re looking for a simple, unpretentious pool that can accommodate you, your family, and all your friends, offers views of palm trees, has a deep end, and in the center of the Strip, Bally’s pool is for you!

The Olympic-sized Blu pool has a 12 foot deep end, a tanning ledge along the entire side of the pool nearest the bar, and five Baja shelves that let you get wet without having to go in the pool.

You can use the pool for free when you stay at Bally’s. Non-guests have to rent a lounger, daybed or cabana to use the pool. Get there early for the best selection.

The pool isn’t heated and only opened seasonally.

When you’re at Bally’s Pool, do you swim or hang out with your feet in the pool?

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Christian

Monday 21st of June 2021

Are there any pools downtown that you like? Downtown has better prices than the strip IMO and there isn't quite the haul between one place and the next. I think the Golden Nugget has a good pool but don't know of any others either on or off Fremont.

Debra Schroeder

Thursday 1st of July 2021

Hi Christian,

I haven't stayed downtown yet. But hope to do so soon. I get insanely cheap prices, $8 a night hotels and no resort fees, because I have Caesars Diamond status. So it's less expensive for me to stay on the strip. But I do want to check out and film the pools at Golden Nugget and Circa.

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