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“Breathtaking Serenity” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Lake Las Vegas

Lake Las Vegas
Henderson, NV
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Ranked #10 of 24 Attractions in Henderson
Type: Bodies of water, Resort communities, Nature & Parks, Traveler Resources
Activities: Dining, Golfing, Mountain biking, Gambling
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Owner description: Scenic and privately owned 320-acre lake with 10 miles of shoreline.
Henderson, Nevada
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89 reviews 89 reviews
20 attraction reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Breathtaking Serenity”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

I visit the lake may times each year. I find it to be a very peaceful place to drink in the beauty of the nature of the desert.

Visited April 2012
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Henderson, Nevada
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“Lake LasVegas”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

I loved the window shopping at Lake Las Vegas in Montelago Village. Many of the shops were a bit pricey for my budget, but Montelago Village is a must see attraction. Although there is no public sandy beach for swimmers, there is usually something to watch happening on the lake, a band playing, or just a relaxing atmosphere when lounging on the lawn overlooking the lake.


I would not bring someone to Montelago Village that had a difficult time walking. The Village is not located on a flat terrain.

Visited December 2012
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Henderson, Nevada, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great Place to Walk Around & Relax”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

It really is a shame that The Lake Las Vegas has had some financial troubles because it is a beautiful place to visit. Yes, some shops have closed, but it's still nice to walk around and sit on a bench & look at the water. There is a wonderful Italian restaurant, some bars, coffee shop, candy store with wonderful confections(love the caramel apples), and the skating rink in winter. I recomment this place to anyone who wants a nice, pleasant, day just walking around. There are areas to just sit on the grass and visit with friends & family. Very quiet and peaceful away from the crowds and hustle and bustle/traffic on the Las Vegas Strip.

Visited October 2012
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Las Vegas, NV
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Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Away from the hustle & bustle of Vegas”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

This place is not close to downtown or the Strip...probably 45 minute drive but still spectacular. The little village of shops is reminiscent of Portofino, Italy and the water is really unexpected.

Visited December 2012
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Sutter Creek, California
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32 attraction reviews
Reviews in 85 cities Reviews in 85 cities
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
“Going through bankruptcy has ruined the area”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Thank goodness we had only planned to spend a day out at Lake Las Vegas and were staying in Las Vegas proper. Lake Las Vegas will soon be a ghost town. Two of the three golf courses have been abandoned, the village is almost empty of shops, other than the three hotels, and a run down casino, there is NOTHING to do. We ended up going on out to Lake Mead and Boulder City for the day.

Visited January 2013
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