Miami Company Brings Beach Life To Las Vegas (Video)
Miami-based Crystal Lagoons and Steve Wynn Will Transform the Las Vegas Landscape with a 38-acre Crystal Lagoon Surrounded by Beaches Miami-based Crystal Lagoons has teamed up with Steve Wynn, Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN) to transform the Las Vegas Strip into a beautiful beach-front paradise. Wynn, the legendary luxury resort developer responsible for the resurgence and […]
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Miami-based Crystal Lagoons and Steve Wynn Will Transform the Las Vegas Landscape with a 38-acre Crystal Lagoon Surrounded by Beaches
Miami-based Crystal Lagoons has teamed up with Steve Wynn, Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN) to transform the Las Vegas Strip into a beautiful beach-front paradise.
Wynn, the legendary luxury resort developer responsible for the resurgence and expansion of the Las Vegas Strip, plans to reinvent the iconic destination once more, setting a new record for the largest Crystal Lagoon in the U.S.
“We have a chance to reinvent Las Vegas and make the whole venue an entertainment attraction…an idyllic beach paradise surrounded by white sand beaches,” said Steve Wynn chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts. “People come to Las Vegas from all over the world to live large and have a good time and we can dish up an irresistible entertainment attraction.”
A 38-acre Crystal Lagoon will be the centerpiece of the development that will feature 260,000 square feet of premium meetings and convention space, a 1,000-room hotel tower, a small casino and extensive dining and nightlife.
The elaborate water attraction will include both daytime and nighttime entertainment elements. At night, the space will transform with an elaborate fireworks display that is launched from the 120 ft. center island and surrounding areas. The expansion will be constructed on approximately 130 acres of real estate that currently houses the Wynn Golf Club. The project remains subject to the approval of Wynn’s board.
The man-made lagoon with crystal-clear waters and white-sand beaches will be the size of more than 30 football fields and close to the size of almost 100 Olympic-size swimming pools. The new Crystal Lagoon will change the Las Vegas lifestyle with by making water sports readily available, such as stand-up paddle-boarding, wind-surfing, sailing, swimming and more. With this new beachfront destination, guests will enjoy beach life and the outdoor activities that Las Vegas was missing before.
“To collaborate with the legendary Steve Wynn as he reinvents the Las Vegas Strip once again is very significant for Crystal Lagoons,” said Crystal Lagoons U.S. CEO Uri Man.
Since opening its U.S. Headquarters in Miami, Crystal Lagoons U.S. Corp. has announced 13 projects with high-profile development companies such as Turnberry Associates, Tavistock Development Group and Metro Development Group, representing 12 billion dollars in development and a total of 55 projects in different stages of negotiations in the U.S. with a value of almost 54 billion dollars.
The Las Vegas Crystal Lagoon marks the growing success the company has seen in the U.S., and realizes the company’s Founder, Fernando Fischmann, and his dream of bringing a the beachfront experience to the luxury and entertainment capitals of world, such as Las Vegas and Dubai.
This signature Las Vegas lagoon joins the company’s portfolio of 300 projects worldwide in more than 60 countries. This year, the company opened a Los Angeles office to serve the growing demand on the West Coast and a new office is also planned for Texas.
A Crystal Lagoon uses 30 times less water than a typical 18-hole golf course and 50 percent less water than a park of the same size. Crystal Lagoons technology uses disinfection pulses that use up to 100 times less chemicals than swimming pools and an ultrasonic filtration system that uses up to 50 times less energy than conventional filtration systems. Plus, Crystal Lagoons can use almost any type of water including, fresh, salt, brackish, well water and more.
In addition to recreational uses, Crystal Lagoons technology also has industrial applications including the sustainable cooling of thermal power and industrial plants and water desalination and purification. The company is working to solve the world shortage of potable fresh water through its experimental desalination technology project already underway in Chile.
For more information, please visit www.crystal-lagoons.com
About Wynn Resorts:
Wynn Resorts, Limited (Nasdaq: WYNN) is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol WYNN and is part of the S&P 500 and NASDAQ-100 Indexes. Wynn Resorts owns and operates Wynn and Encore Las Vegas (www.wynnlasvegas.com) and Wynn and Encore Macau (www.wynnmacau.com).
Wynn and Encore Las Vegas feature two luxury hotel towers with a total of 4,748 spacious hotel rooms, suites and villas, approximately 186,000 square feet of casino space, 34 food and beverage outlets featuring signature chefs, two award-winning spas, an on-site 18-hole golf course, meeting space, approximately 99,000 square feet of retail space as well as two showrooms; three nightclubs and a beach club.
Wynn Macau is a luxury hotel and casino resort located in the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China with two luxury hotel towers with a total of 1,008 spacious rooms and suites, approximately 284,000 square feet of casino space, casual and fine dining in eight restaurants as well as two bars, approximately 57,000 square feet of retail space, two opulent spas, a salon and a pool.