Places in Macao That are Ranked #1 on TripAdvisor – Part 2
A shimmering tourist destination of South-East Asia, Macao is a true treasure trove of fun and fiesta. Steeped with history, colourful culture and traditions, iconic destinations, and an array of things to do, this balmy destination has a lot more to discover and explore.
For a wanderlust like you, here we list out some of the places in Macao that are ranked #1 in TripAdvisor. Please Note: this is the second list; click here to check the previous list.
- Fun & Games:
- Casinos: Venetian Macao
The Venetian Macao is a place where winning or losing really don’t matter! An ultra-luxurious hotel and casino, this 10,500,000sq. ft. building boasts of being the largest casino in the entire world. While its glossy outlook can lure anyone to step in, its 3,400 slot machines, 800 gambling tables, entertaining events, and 3,000 luxury suites can make you forget the outer world!
- Game & Entertainment Centers: Sands Cotai Central
A true heaven for the luxury and comfort lovers, this world-class resort offers almost all the amenities and facilities that can think about. Standing graciously on the Cotai Strip of Macao, it is laced with shopping malls, fun zone, artificial fountains, luxury suites, and lot more.
- Playgrounds: Kid’s City at City of Dreams
Fun and excitement for kids has got a new address in Macao; welcome to the Kid’s City! A gala place where kids can indulge in arcade games, dream and explore, attend DIY workshops, and several other fun-frolic activities, it can be next best place for the junior members of your family.
- Concerts & Shows:
- Performances: The House of Dancing Water
As spectacular world within the charm and allurement of Macao, the House of Dancing Water is the largest water extravaganza in the entire world! Designed and directed by world class designer Franco Dragone, this water-based stage is a wonderful place to enjoy musical shows, acrobatic programmes, original acts, motorcycle stunts, and lot more.
- Theatres: Dom Pedro V Theatre
A scenic and aesthetic landmark in Macao, this theatre around Largo de Santo Agostinho in São Lourenço, was built in 1860. Once a refugee camp, it is the first western-style theatre in the entire East-Asia and has been enlisted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Gift & Specialty Shops: The Grand Canal Shoppes
The ‘Mecca’ for the shopping sprees, this duty-free shopping destination is also famed as the most flamboyant spot to hang out and spend some exciting moments while in Macao. Located in The Venetian Macao, it’s palatial beauty is further enhanced by artificial canals and marvellous replicas of Venice’s most iconic structures.
- Shopping Malls: City of Dreams
Yes, City of Dreams is the place that can’t be missed while talking about the most striking places to visit in Macao. Studded with all the glitters, it redefines and electrifies Macao’s nightlife. The fun and excitement that prevails here, can’t be found anywhere in the globe. Whether you crave for relaxed moment, or tap your feet in the most happening discotheque, hog on gastronomic delights or go gaga over shopping; you will find all the experiences in here!
- Nature & Parks:
- Beaches: Hac Sa (Black Sand) Beach
A charismatic beach on the south-western side of Coloane Island, Hac Sa Beach is known for its magical beauty and tranquillity. Embraced by the charm and allurement of black sand, it is a great host for leisure seekers, honeymooners, beach goers, and fun lovers.
- Aquariums: Vquarium
One of the most thronged spots in Macao’s City of Dreams, Vquarim is more of a fantasyland than a mere tourist spot. Visit this place to spend some exciting moments and to receive good luck while witnessing the mermaids flaunting their celestial beauty!
- Islands: Coloane
Also known as ‘Gau Ou Saan’, Coloane is one of the most scenic islands in Macao. Connected with the Taipa island through the Cotai Strip, it is an ideal place to spend relaxed or laid-back moments. The island is also a sought-after destination among the beach goers. Cheoc Van and Hac Sa are the two picturesque beaches in this island.
- Zoos: Macao Giant Panda Pavilion
Whether kids or adults, pandas are everyone’s favourite! If you want to satiate all your yearnings to witness these fluffy mammals in their most natural habitats, head straight to the Macao Giant Panda Pavilion. Gentle, yet mischievous, pandas will surely bring back your smile!
- Outdoor Activities:
- Golf Courses: Macao Golf and Country Club
This lush green golf course is in fact one of the most appealing spots and oldest golf clubs in South China. An 18-hole course that hosts several champion matches, it is aesthetically built to bring in the essence of a typical holiday resort.
- Air Tours: Sky Shuttle Helicopters
What could be the best way to embrace the stunning beauty of Macao than a chopper ride? The most adventurous way to explore and enjoy the aerial beauty of the ‘Vegas of China’, these 15-minutes helicopter rides with Sky Shuttle Helicopters can make you fall in love with Macao all over again!
- Beach & Pool Clubs: Cotai Strip Resorts
No matter what you are looking for, the resorts in Cotai Strip will fulfil all your desires! Whether you want to hop into a casino or enjoy the luxuries of a 5-star rated hotel, get high while shopping or get pleasantly lost amidst the promising marvels of Macao, Cotai Strip Resorts is the place for you.
- Gondola Cruises: Gondola Ride
An evening gondola ride with your better half through the turquoise water of San Luca, Marco Polo, or Grand Canals. Can you think a better way to capture the love and emotions between the two of you? If not, take your lady love for this romantic experience in Macao and witness how love takes over the both of you!
Plan your Macao trip today and visit all these promising destinations. Make sure you visit all of them and fill in your travelogue with some of the most gala experience and pleasant memories!