Top 3 casino hotels and resorts in Biloxi, Mississippi
The casino capital of the world, Las Vegas boasts over 100 luxurious options for adrenaline-chasers to choose from. It’s a hive of activity, and buzzing with life – but has this ostentatious city had its day?
In 2019, high-rollers are choosing to place their bets elsewhere, and with casino culture having now well and truly caught on worldwide, you don’t have to look far to find yourself an opulent casino resort to serve as the perfect base for an excitement-packed stay.
In fact, you don’t even have to travel outside of the USA, with other American states now doing their best to keep pace with the demand for luxurious casino getaways and serving up some exciting options that are sure to satisfy your desire for a good game – as well as offering you the perfect base from which to explore the local area, and to relax and unwind after a nail-biting evening at the roulette table or a few hours on the slot machines.
Biloxi, in Mississipi is one such destination, and since the legalisation of gambling in the 1990s, has quietly become a nationwide gaming destination, attracting big-name resort chains to the area and world-class entertainers every week.
Now, it’s reach is growing far beyond the USA alone, and in recent years it has grown from a quiet coastal town into a buzzing mecca of entertainment. Now, lavish resort casinos line the beachfront, allowing you to combine a relaxing sunshine getaway by day with a thrilling night in the casino.
Nestled in a prime location along the beautiful Gulf Coast, Biloxi has fast become the South’s playground for the rich and famous, boasting pristine, white sandy beaches (Ship Island is a must), and a range of historic sites that will leave you in awe.
If glittering casinos, stunning scenery and a lively yet upmarket vibe sound up your street, then read on; we’ve rounded up the three best luxury casino hotels and resorts in Biloxi to visit this year. And all of course offer super fast wi-fi as standard, giving you the opportunity to fine tune your casino skills from the comfort of the hotel room with one of the fantastic free slot machines online.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi
This lavish five-star hotel is undoubtedly the best Biloxi has to offer, and here, it’s all about the glitz and the glamour – and, of course, the music. Offering everything you could possibly need to immerse yourself in VIP luxury, here you’ll enjoy opulent, modern suites and a range of dining, entertainment and gaming options – including, of course, that all-important world class casino.
Here, you’ll get to enjoy the thrill of the stakes climbing higher and the windfalls waiting to be won with a vast range of table games, slots and more, in a state-of-the-art casino that has it all.
Away from the action, there are an impressive 10 different restaurants to choose from, making this hotel a great choice for foodies and catering to all tastes and palates. The fine dining restaurant offers steak and seafood dishes, while casual dining and snack options are found at the other on-site restaurants along with lunch and dinner buffet options.
Facilities wise, you’ll enjoy an outdoor swimming pool and fitness centre as well as Tequilas on the Gulf, which features the Sound Bar, private cabanas and Tequilas on the Gulf Restaurant.
Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
Offering an impressive outdoor pool and spectacular Ocean views, the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino enjoys a privileged location just 450 yards from Mardi Gras Museum. There on site casino and bar are of course a highlight, attracting a mix of high-rolling crowds and novice gamblers year-round.
The Beau Rivage boast a range of many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay. Close to some of Biloxi’s most popular landmarks, such as Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (0.3 mi) and Hurricane Katrina Memorial (0.4 mi), it’s a great base from which to explore the local area.
Be sure to check out some of the nearby Italian restaurants, including Beau Rivage Buffet, Stalla, and Sal & Mookie’s – during your stay, all of which are a short distance away.
IP Casino Resort & Spa
Located on the Back Bay of Biloxi, this beautiful resort and casino features 8 on-site restaurants and a full-service spa. The beach is just a five minutes’ drive from the property, too, making it a convenient spot from which to enjoy your getaway.
Free WiFi, a flat-screen cable TV, and an iPod docking station are provided in all rooms, with guests able to enjoy a massage, pedicure, or facial at the on-site spa. A seasonal outdoor pool, fitness centre, and expansive games room are all available for guests to use, too.
The casual Highlights Spots Lounge offers a full-service bar and decadent American fare, while those in search of some Asian-inspired cuisine will delight in Tien. Thirty-Two offers more formal steakhouse dining complete with Sommelier, so if you enjoy a more sophisticated dining experience then it’s undoubtedly the place for you.
Whichever of these three luxurious hotels you choose, you’re guaranteed gaming, good times and a great getaway all round. So book those flights, reserve that suite and make your way to Biloxi, Mississippi.
Image credit at the very top of the article: Coastal Mississippi