The first time we came to Vegas, we did not see the Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens with Denis, even though we stayed at the Bellagio for 3 nights! Having noted the attractions we had missed, we made up for it on our last visit.
The “Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens” is an area of the Bellagio hotel dedicated to vegetation and the seasons. A true attraction of the hotel, you will not see the Botanical Gardens with the same plants and colors depending on the time of year you visit Las Vegas. The vegetation blossoms easily with its 1300 square meters of surface and its glass roof that transforms it into a greenhouse.
You don’t know what to expect from the visit of this botanical garden in the middle of Las Vegas? Here I give you the essential information to plan your visit to the Bellagio.
What can you see at the Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Garden?
The Botanical Garden is a large greenhouse in which tens of thousands of flowers, plants and even trees are displayed throughout the seasons. All of this vegetation is maintained and replaced on a very regular basis in order to keep the facility in optimal conditions.
With sculptures, fountains and flowerbeds and impressive floral arrangements, spring, summer, autumn and winter are successively represented during the year. In addition, a specific configuration is made at the beginning of the year, according to the Chinese New Year.
Small signs and panels are installed so that you can discover the names of the plants presented, as well as a few words of explanation about the overall installation.
Where is the Bellagio Botanical Garden?
The garden is after the main lobby of the hotel. If you enter through the main doors, at the South entrance, it will be at the back facing you.
Is there a fee to enter the Bellagio Botanical Garden?
The Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Garden is free.
It is one of the many free attractions to see in Las Vegas, as the famous Bellagio Fountains daily show.
What are the hours of the Botanical Garden?
The Bellagio Botanical Garden is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
However, it should be known that a few days of closure of the garden are necessary when the decorations are changed. This happens 5 times a year (about 5 days in January, March, May, September and November). The entire layout is then changed by the horticultural and decorating teams.
How long does it take to tour the Bellagio Botanical Gardens?
You won’t spend hours at the Botanical Gardens. Depending on the number of visitors, you will probably spend between 5 and 15 minutes to observe the decorations and take a few photos.
How fast do the plants and decorations of the Botanical Garden evolve?
The design of the Bellagio Botanical Garden follows the cycle of the seasons. The hotel’s teams also adapt it at the beginning of the year to the theme of the Chinese New Year.
- Chinese New Year: January to March
- Spring: from March to May
- Summer: May to September
- Autumn: September to November
- Winter (Christmas): November to January
The exact dates for the current year are indicated on the hotel’s website.
Is the Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Garden a must see?
The Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a beautifully decorated place. The plants are varied, and the arrangements and sculptures are impressive. Compared to the hustle and bustle of the Strip, the Botanical Gardens is a relaxing place to stop.
Whether you’re planning to go to the Bellagio to sleep, to see the O show, or just to stroll around, you’re sure to enjoy the beauty of the Garden when you stop in. Just keep in mind that it won’t keep you busy for very long.
Finally, here are a few more photos from my time at the Botanical Garden in October: