Henderson’s Lake Las Vegas….a Place in the Sun

Guests of Emerald Island Casino enjoy the latest all penny slot machines in the casino, enjoy great meals at the grille and meet new people at the bar. When not at the casino they can enjoy outdoor activities at Lake Las Vegas just minutes away.

Located in Henderson, Nevada, Lake Las Vegas (sometimes called Lake Las Vegas Resort), is a 320 acre artificial lake and the surrounding 3,592 acre master-planned community.

Finished in 1991, the dam that creates the artificial lake is an 18-story high earthen structure that is 4,800 feet in length and 716 feet in width at its base.


Lake Las Vegas was conceived by J. Carlton Adair – an actor – in 1967 for Lake Adair. In 1990, Transcontinental Properties bought the property from Ronald Boedekker, who in turn bought 2,000 acres from the United States Government when Adair declared bankruptcy. Also during 1990, water diversion in order to fill the lake began.

Getting to Lake Las Vegas Resort Henderson Nevada is easy. Whether one is embarking from
McCarran Airport, the Las Vegas Strip, or I-15, the best route is going along I-215 to Henderson. At the end of the freeway, one should continue East on the Lake Mead Parkway until one reaches the Lake Las Vegas Parkway. After that, one should turn left and follow the signs to one’s preferred destination.Golf Course
Guests and locals can use the Golf Club at SouthShore, which was named in 2013 by GolfWeek Magazine in its Top Modern Courses list. Guests of The Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort and Spa and The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort – for a limited period – can enjoy a few rounds at SouthShore. The Golf Club is also open to accept new golf memberships.Over Night Stays
Aside from the golf course, guests who want to enjoy Lake Las Vegas can stay at posh and exclusive hotels like Westin Lake Las Vegas, Lake Las Vegas Vacation Villas, Aston MonteLago Village Resort, and Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa.Activities
Aside from playing golf, one can also visit the Marina or tour Lake Las Vegas itself. The Marina is only 25 minutes from the Strip and to experience Lake Las Vegas, one has to be on the water. The Marina offers various boat rentals to fit users’ needs. Yacht cruises and watercraft like canoes, electric boats, pedal boats, and kayaks are available. At the Marina, people can go fishing, go on dates, or just simply cruise and experience the pristine Lake Las Vegas waters. Walking around the lake is a wonderful experience. At Lake Las Vegas, one can walk around the village, see the shoreline and the fantastic
vistas, have a relaxing lunch in the village, or shop in one or more of the village’s boutiques. Other village activities include boarding the La Contessa Yacht and dining under the stars.Places to Live
Lake Las Vegas is a master-planned community with 19 neighborhoods that include courtyard homes, custom-built homes, luxury executive homes, golf villas, and waterfront homes. The Mediterranean style, which features traditional details and classical proportions, is the recurring theme among the Lake Las Vegas homes. These neighborhoods surround the 320 acre lake with 10 miles of shoreline and pristine blue waters. The homes within Lake Las Vegas are developed with a sense of serenity and privacy and face panoramic views of the mountains and the lake. Residents are also treated to stunning views of the Las Vegas Strip’s twinkling lights and the community’s golf courses.
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