An exciting new addition to the Sands Macao's casino is “The Pearl Room" which is a VIP lounge and casino that offers 40 gaming tables and 180 slot machines.
Sands Macao started its operations on May 18, 2004. The total cost of the project was a mere $240 million and within a year, the return on the cost was achieved. Sands Macau’s Casino sees a number of visitors. On a weekend alone, some 40,000 visitors on an average arrive here and spend $1.37 million dollars in a single day. The Sands Macao's casino was designed by the famous architect, Paul Steelman.
Sands Macao is within a short distance from the Ferry Terminal and the Fisherman’s Wharf. It is located in the north east part of downtown Macau.
When Sands Macao first started, it had just 51 suites and only VIP Rooms were available which were not open for reservations by the public. A second Sands Macao's hotel opened up on September 28th, 2007. This hotel has a total of 289 suites. The rooms have a splendid view of the Friendship Bridge in addition to a spectacular view of the Fisherman's Wharf. All the rooms have a beautiful decor, combined with in room facilities like access to high speed internet, Jacuzzi tubs, flat screen TV etc.
There are seven restaurants at the Sands Macao hotel. The Golden Court is famous for its Cantonese menu. Restaurant Perola offers a traditional Portuguese meal that has a Chinese flavour to it. Copa Steakhouse is centred on the Las Vegas theme. The 888 Gourmet Place is again based on the Vegas theme and it offers-Chinese, Sushi Japanese, and Thai among its many offerings. The restaurant Moonlight Food Market is great for Asian delicacies and includes rice, noodles, dim sums etc. The Winner's Circle is a bar just above the casino. Something to look out for at this bar is the exquisite wine tower. There is a lounge that serves cocktail called Xanadu, which also has live performances.
With the exciting number of restaurants available that serve an array of dishes from almost all the parts of the world, and the luxurious suites, make this place a one of a kind experience. All this combined with the pleasure of playing at the world’s largest casino, with hundreds and thousands of people from different locations, makes this place a hot tourist spot. If you are in Macau, this is one place you certainly do not want to skip.