Drai's brand values are the fundamental principles of sophistication, innovation and authenticity, so it comes as no surprise that Drai's Beach Club would challenge the idea of a "conventional" beach club.
With an unrivaled view of the entire Strip and greater Las Vegas from the 11th floor of The Cromwell Hotel, Drai's Beach Club is the only rooftop beach club that has multiple pools that are all shaded by towering palm trees.
This 35,000 square foot venue is as luxurious and elegant at night as it is a refreshing daytime party experience. With more than 40 daybeds, eight pools and plenty of cabanas, Drai's is a Vegas getaway unlike any other, offering a beach-like pool party right above one of the most famous intersections in Sin City.
Just a few things about me, so you know I'm credible.
I started in this business as a front door host in 2000, and 20 years later, I worked my way up to become a major player in the nightlife industry.
While I still have ownership in a club in Chicago and own a large Chicago-based Halloween and New Year's Event Company, my home has been in Las Vegas since February 2013 when The Hakkasan Group moved me to the City to be their promotions manager for both Wet Republic and Hakkasan.
Nearly one year into my Vegas Adventure, I had enough customers to start my own independent hosting company – Surreal LLC.
Independent hosting is a sexy, but very serious business, especially in Las Vegas. You can't just be any person off the street and hope to work with these nightclubs; you need a gaming license, you have to pass an FBI background check, go through a lot of bureaucracy and own a legit company (State LLC) to do business with them.
You also have to have the pull, the right contacts, and relationships built on trust in order to work a deal.
I do well in this business because my company is reputable, I exceed my customer’s expectations, and most importantly, I have the proper licensing.
A few words of advice, before you book any Bottle Service, please make sure you are working with a licensed company like mine and someone who knows what they’re doing and who will go above and beyond to make your experience an amazing one! Trust me when I say, I know how to throw a great party.
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Location & Hours of Operation
The Dayclub is open seven days a week during the summer months, from March to October. Usually, the Monday to Thursday events are only April to September, and it's more like a hotel pool than a pool party. In March and October, the days open will be Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The Dayclub is located on the 11th and 12th floors of The Cromwell Hotel. From the Main Valet, walk straight in, midway into the casino, you will see Nightclub and Dayclub entry signs on the righthand side along the back wall.
The Physical Address is 3595 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109.
The hours of operation from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. for the Pool Party.
The VIP entry for the Table Service will be to the right of the center bar, and the guest list and ticket entry will be to the left of the center bar closer to the Las Vegas Strip-side.
Swim attire only! They are dead serious about this! We have sent many customers to the mall or back to their rooms to get the proper apparel.
Anyone wearing chains, baggy clothing, ripped or cut-off clothing, see-through clothing and clothing with studs and hooks, cargo shorts, khaki shorts, jerseys, pants, undergarments, and any athletic gear will NOT be allowed in. Sunglasses and hats are permitted. Ladies, you will need cover-ups for your swimsuits and bikinis to go to and from the pool.
Note: They don't allow bags unless you have a Bungalow or a Grand Cabana. They will make you check your bag at the front Concierge, and if you have an Athletic jersey, they will make you remove it and check that as well. There are no exceptions here, so please, do yourself a favor - no jerseys and no bags.
Drinks vary in price at the bar. The pool is above the industry standard of pricing for drinks, ranging from $12 - $20 per drink and Beers from $10 - $15 each. Individual 1L Bottles start at $550 plus, and Bottle Service minimums typically range from $500 - $5,000+ before tax, tips and fees.
The Vibe and Artists
Midway through 2019, Drai’s decided to use Hip Hop artists at the pool on Saturdays but before that, it was all electronic dance music at the pool and an occasional open format DJ like Pauly D. At the time of this writing, we would expect that Fridays will remain mostly EDM, Saturday's will likely be mid-level Hip Hop artists, and Sundays will probably be the Pauly D residency.
However, this could change based on several factors, so please check the schedule for the weekend you’ll be in town.
As far as the vibe goes as you might expect when there's a Hip Hop artist, the crowds are going to be a little more geared toward Hip Hop, and vice-versa for EDM. Either way, Friday to Sunday is a good "hands up" party. Pauly D Sundays is a hit in Vegas, and you can expect a diverse crowd that is ready to party.
Pauly D Sundays is a hit in Vegas, and you can expect a diverse crowd that is ready to party.
The guest list is usually a good option for this party on Fridays and Sundays. Typically, ladies are free, and guys are either free or reduced. You CANNOT GUEST LIST ALL GUYS on any day, or more guys than ladies; and finding ladies on the way is considered stealing from a promoter in Las Vegas.
All guys, or groups with more guys than ladies, will have to buy tickets, no exceptions. There is an expedited entry ticket option, and on rare occasions, we offer a VIP entry option, but tickets are the best call. Guest list on Saturdays might be tough, it might be ladies only and a 1-3 hour wait!
Cover, if any, will depend on the artist they have booked. Sometimes they have a guest list for ladies only that ends at a specific time, and other days, they don't have a guest list at all. To be safe, we highly recommend tickets on Saturdays, as this sometimes changes on the fly.
Tickets will usually take precedence over the guest list as far as the speed of entry goes and if capacity becomes an issue.
Tickets are pretty straightforward; you'll find ladies start around the $25-$45 range, and for men, $45-$75 plus. Be prepared for some taxes and fees that get added to your tickets at checkout. The bigger artists on Saturdays and Sundays are considered ticketed events, and the further out you buy the tickets, the less they will be.
You can always count on a higher price closer to the date, and on the day of the event, expect a ridiculous cover charge. They do have an expedited entry option for a higher price, usually $30-$45 more than general tickets.
One note: There is no place to sit inside except along the pool ledge. Bottle Service will get you a place to congregate and rest your feet. We recommend putting your ticket money and what you will spend on drinks towards a reasonably-priced table.
Where is the VIP Check-in?
If you have a table reservation with us, we will walk you right in. Signage will point you to one of three lines: Tickets, guest list on the left closer to The Strip, and tables on the right near the high-limit room. On holiday weekends and big performance days, we recommend arrival before 11:00 a.m. The guest list line can be a 1-4 hour wait!
Drai's Group Security
They have some stringent security right behind the ropes at check-in. Security personal with a metal detector will wand you.
Big Tip: You must be 21 to enter and have a valid form of ID; pictures on your phone are not accepted, and typically neither are papers. International guests, you need to bring your passport; your foreign IDs will not work here.
If you have any of the following items, you'll be asked to throw them away or leave and put them back in your room.
-Vapes (Casinos are Federal Law, and Weed is Illegal)
-Selfie Sticks and GoPros
-Outside food and beverages
-No personal floats
-Anything that can resemble a prescription pill. If you have to have them, bring your prescription with you.
-Usually, they will take away your gum.
-Common sense dictates that narcotics are not allowed and will result in an immediate ban from the property.
Think TSA, but stricter!
Regarding bags, they will be searched. They are only allowed for Cabana and Bungalow guests. Everyone else will have to check them at The Cromwell Concierge, which will hold up the entire process of entry. Our suggestion; do not bring any bags or backpacks.
Think TSA, but stricter!
What is Bottle Service?
By definition, Bottle Service means purchasing alcohol by the bottle instead of buying a drink. American clubs, especially in Las Vegas, are synonymous with "Poppin Bottles."
You will be paying a premium for a bottle to reserve a section in the Club, but it includes a personal server, VIP entry into the Dayclub, and usually an assortment of standard mixers such as cranberry juice, soda, tonic, orange juice, pineapple juice, and soft drinks. Red Bulls and bottled water are available for an upcharge. The cost of a bottle is the same as its nighttime brother.
What's a Minimum Spend?
The minimum spend is the amount you agree to spend in advance on alcohol to get a table or real estate in the Dayclub. In Vegas, we call the minimum spend "the min." The better tables will have a higher minimum spend, and on bigger DJ days/nights, you can expect a higher "min." Below are examples of typical pricing depending on the artist for the day:
Typical Minimum Spends
Tier #1 Holiday and Fight Weekends Big Artist
Beach club 8k Tier
Bungalow 1 - $10,000 min
Bungalows - $8,000 min
N. Cabanas - $6,000 min
S. Cabanas - $5,000 min
Booth - $3,500 min
Daybed - $2,500 min
Poolside Banquettes - $2,000 min
Mezz bed - $1,000 min
Tier #2 Holiday and Fight Weekends Mid-Level Artist
Beach Club 7k tier
Bungalow 1 - $9,000 min
Bungalows - $7,000 min
N. Cabanas - $6,000 min
S. Cabanas - $5,000 min
Booth - $3,500 min
Daybed - $2,500 min
Poolside Banquettes - $2,000 min
Mezz Bed - $1,000 min
Tier #3 Mid-Level Artist Regular Weekend
Beach Club 6k tier
Bungalow 1 - $8,000 min
Bungalows - $6,000 min
N. Cabanas - $5,000 min
S. Cabanas - $4,500 min
Booth - $3,000 min
Daybed - $2,500 min
Poolside Banquettes - $2,000 min
Mezz Bed - $1,000 min
Tier #5 Lower Demand Saturdays
Beach Club 4K tier
Bungalow 1 - $6,000 min
Bungalows - $4,000 min
N. Cabanas - $3,000 min
S. Cabanas - $2,500 min
Booth - $2,000 min
Daybed - $1,500 min
Poolside Banquettes - $1,000 min
Mezz Bed - $600 min
Tier #6 Friday and Sunday Prices
Beach Club 3K tier
Bungalow 1 - $5,000 min
Bungalows - $3,000 min
N. Cabanas - $2,000 min
S. Cabanas - $1,500 min
Booth - $1,200 min
Daybed - $1000 min
Poolside Banquettes - $600 min
Mezz Bed - $600 min
Tier #7 Friday and Sunday Prices - Low Demand Days
Bungalow 1 - $3,000 min
Bungalows - $2,000 min
N. Cabanas - $1,500 min
S. Cabanas - $1,200 min
Booth - $1,000 min
Daybed - $600 min
Poolside Banquettes - $300 min
Mezz Bed - $300 min
As you can see, there are quite a few tiers. One thing to note is that you can bring the minimum down a bit, get express entry, and potentially secure a better location with a handshake to the podium. We will talk more about handshakes below.
Bottle Service has its perks. VIP entry to a personalized server and security for your section can make your big day out extra special. We walk you pass any lines with expedited entry. Below are Table options. Click on the option you want a quote for or scroll down to our 3D clickable Map section for a quote to choose your area.
Bungalow #1 (20 ppl)
You will notice from the pricing above; Bungalow 1 is more expensive than the rest of the Bungalows; it's oversized and the only Bungalow with a private pool. It's also the first one you see when you enter the pool area, giving it the most exposure. Because of these amenities, it is always in high demand so it requires a reservation well in advance. The only downside, it's at the end so it has a bit of an angled view to the DJ.
Pool Bungalows (15 ppl)
The Pool Bungalows on the Map are labeled 2 through 9. They all have pools, except you will be sharing the small pool with the Bungalow next door.
Bungalow 7 and 8 only have a neighbor on one side due to a shower between those two Bungalows. These are reasonably-priced and prime locations but we can usually work a package deal to get you your shared pool at a very reasonable per person price.
North Mezzanine Cabanas (12 pp)
On the North Mezzanine, you will find Cabanas, 5 and 6 are the Grand Cabanas. The Grand Cabanas are significantly bigger than the rest. Only the Upper Cabanas and Mezzanine Daybeds will have access to the small VIP pool on the Mezzanine level. These offer a nice view of the DJ from one story up and are very reasonable as far as Cabanas go in Vegas.
Note: Guys, you'll get a wristband with a maximum amount of 12 to 15 people per Cabana; no other guys will be allowed up, but ladies are allowed to join.
South Mezzanine Cabanas (12 pp)
Depending on demand, they will open up the five South Mezzanine Cabanas. They are the same size as the regular North Mezzanine Cabanas. A noteworthy advantage is that they have restrooms, the two disadvantages are – you will be looking out at the crowd and you can't see the DJ.
Pool Side Beach Couch (10-12 ppl)
The Poolside Beach Couches are one of our most popular bookings. They are comfortable and they face the pool. Because there is a lot of room in front of them, you will get a significant traffic flow. We have a great package deal that includes three bottles for these on most days.
Daybed (8-10 ppl)
Drai’s has a large number of daybeds scattered around the west and south end of the Pool Deck. They are comfortable and can accommodate 3-4 people side-by-side. The best part about the daybeds is that they offer a beautiful view of The Strip and are a reasonable price tag for a popular pool.
Poolside Banquettes (6-8 ppl)
These sections are poolside numbers 1-11 on the Map. We've had some customers who love these tables and while others don’t care for them. The biggest issue is you are sharing the Main Pool with the rest of the crowd, and the rest of the crowd can come pretty much right up to your table. The biggest advantage is they are right in the action, and you get the Poolside and Patio action right at your table.
Mezzanine Daybeds (6 ppl)
On rare occasions, they use the Mezzanine Daybeds. These are small circular beds and can only accommodate 2 people. There are six that wrap around the small VIP pool upstairs. The disadvantage is that they are out of the action, the advantage is you will have a semi-private pool right in front of you.
VIP Patio (Inside Tables Facing Out) (10 ppl)
Depending on the demand, they sometimes flip the Patio Dance Floor Tables from the Nightclub around to add more tables to the dayclub. The issues with these tables is that they are located under an awning so they are a bit removed from the action. The "U" shaped couches are roomy and comfortable, so they might be an excellent option if you prefer the shade on those 115-degree Vegas Summer days.
How Do I Calculate My Bill?
Let's do the math:
$2000 (min) + $167.5 (8.375% City Tax) + $114.5 (5.725% Venue Fee) + $400 (20% to the server) = $2682.
Total Bill Calculator for Drai's Beach Club Bottle Service
This does not include any "shake" to the podium for location, express entry, specific table, etc. FYI, a "shake" can also help with a lower minimum spend, express entry, and a better table location. This option is not always available.
When someone refers to the "shake," that means they tip on top of your table minimum and the tip, tax, and venue fee that you will be paying. (The "shake" or “handshake” to the podium goes into the host's tip pool).
In many instances, there is an opportunity to get lower-than-posted-pricing with what's called a "handshake" in Las Vegas; basically, it is a gratuity to the podium for a lower minimum and a potential upgraded location.
Sometimes a podium tip is required for a particular table or even to get a location on certain days. There are some higher tiers when Dash Berlin and DJ Mustard are in town, and it's a holiday or fight weekend.
Obviously, if you can afford the higher prices for the Pool Bungalows, those are the best tables at the venue. We've had days where we over-delivered on a table for a lower minimum, and our customers were ecstatic. For a reasonable price, we would say the Beach Couch is an excellent party for the price; they are in the action and a bit less than places like Wet Republic.
The Best Value Tables
It's hardly a "value" when a bottle costs $695 plus tip and tax totaling near $1,000, but if you just want a place to chill and hang out on a Friday or Sunday, you don't necessarily have to order a bottle. For a reasonable minimum, you can order food, beers, and drinks and still get a place to sit.
On some Fridays and Sundays, when demand is low, you can get a decent spot on the Pool Deck for a small minimum. Also, on some Fridays and Sundays, we can get a deal on a daybed if you're a bunch of ladies. Mondays to Thursdays when they're open, they have low mins for the best tables so that you can ball on a budget; just don't expect it to be too crowded.
Bottle Service Deals and Packages
Our typical weekend packages deals look like this:
Specials Friday and Sunday, may offer some deals on Saturday; it depends on the talent.
$1400 all-in for 4 Belvedere 750 mls for a Daybed (Friday and Sunday Only)
Poolside Beach Couch for $2250 all-in 4 Belvedere 750 mls and 1 Liter Belvedere
Lower Bungalow with Pool $4700 all-in 4 Belvedere 750 mls and 4 1 Liters of Belvedere.
Usually, we can pull off $3900 all-in 4 Belvedere 750 mls and 3 1 Liters of Belvedere Fridays and Sundays (Belvedere or equal).
Note: All-in means ALL TIPS and TAXES included.
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Drai's Beach Club Bottle Service Menu for 2021
Below is their 2021 menu.
Bottle Service Presentations
A bottle service presentation makes Bottle Service more exciting and it is the ultimate VIP experience. It’s great for showing off, celebrating a special occasion or one of those once-in-a-lifetime opportunities.
The presentation might involve special music and lighting, cocktail servers in costumes, sparklers, confetti – you just never know what’s going to happen. Check out our video below to see some fun "spray downs."
Typically, you will need to order a minimum of $2,000 at once and some sort of champagne, however, this can change depending on the day and the artist.
On some days, all you have to do is ask for a presentation. On bigger artist days, it's going to require a little bit more spend to make one happen. Just let us know if this is what you're looking for, and we can coordinate a presentation.
If you're looking to book a corporate event, just let us know, and we'll set up a proposal. Whether it's for the Dayclub or the Nightclub, we can make your event special. A lot of our customers love renting out the Pool Bungalows; we go over all the room options more in detail in our Ultimate Guide to Drai's Nightclub.
Drai’s has several tables that are perfect for couples and smaller groups. They will typically have a low minimum spend and still be in the action. There might also be an opportunity to combine a couple with a larger group for the night. Hit us up, and we'll be happy to discuss it.
Since men book most of the Bottle Service, we book a lot of Bachelor parties at this venue. We have some fantastic packages that include limos, brunch, and gentlemen's clubs.
So, if you're looking for a package deal or a straight Bottle Service minimum, we can make that happen. We always do our best to try to get some females to your table. Doing this has been one of our skill sets for years. Learn more about "Vegas Girls"
Promoter and Girl-Guy System
Most large clubs in Las Vegas have what's called a girl-guy promoter system. They usually designate a Pool Bungalow at the pool to be the "Promoter Table." They will bring the prettiest girls from the guest list to the promoter table and let them drink for free until they get recruited to a Bottle Service Table.
The Promoter Bungalow is usually sold later in the day, and the girls are either brought to other tables or mixed in with the crowd. To get some of the pretty ladies from the Promoter Table over to your table, you will need to meet the girl-guy. The girl-guy is a promoter or host in charge of placing females throughout the day.
If you're struggling to get ladies, a tip to the girl-guy usually works wonders. Typically, we don't rely on the girl-guy system; as a team, we try to bring our ladies to your table, but in some cases, the girl-guy system can be effective. If you'd like to talk to the girl-guy, just shoot us a text, and we'll make it happen.
Not to forget about our favorite ladies, we also book a surprising amount of bachelorette parties at Drai's venues. Ladies love the Cabanas and the Daybeds. On occasion, we can offer services to help get the ladies just passed the VIP ropes. So, if you're interested in a package deal with brunch, all you can eat and drink, limos, and possibly a male gentleman's Club or male review, let us know and we will make your party fabulous.
How do I get my guests in if they arrive late?
Usually, this is a pretty straightforward process. Your guest(s) can walk up to the ropes and mention the name the table is under and the table number, and they get right in. Some exceptions could be if the Club is at capacity and they just can't physically let anybody else in via the Fire Marshal's rules and regulations, or if you are way over your limit on the number of people at your table.
Note: The Beach Club is strict on the number of people per table. If you have some uninvited guests at your table for some reason, the proper way to handle this is to get security to have them removed. I strongly suggest that you do not try to remove unwanted guests yourself as an altercation could occur, and potentially everyone at the table will get kicked out. With over 20 years of experience in this business, please trust us - this is the best way to handle things.
We have a complete 2020 Ultimate Guide to this as well. The Nightclub is open Thursday to Sunday and they have the best Hip Hop party in town.
What Else Should You Know?
Drai's Thursday Night Swim in the Summers…for those of you who may remember, this event used to be called the Yacht Party and it was on Tuesday nights. Back in 2019, they moved it over to Thursdays, and now it’s called the Thursday Night Swim. It's a wild party on the Pool Deck overlooking The Strip.
Likely you will be arriving in town on a Thursday, so if you want to start your weekend out with the madness, this is the party for you. We almost always have some package options, so if you’re a budget, just let us know and we will get you a spot.
One of the coolest things about the Pool Bungalows is the private pools. Of course, they are expensive, but this might be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Usually, the top talent in the venue will be hanging out at the Bungalow Pools.
Pool Toys and Swag
These are not allowed, but on occasion, they will provide beach balls to toss around in the pool. For all you Snapchat and Gram lovers, the scenery is amazing. You will see lots of craziness in the pool - you just never know what's going to happen, but whatever happens, it will make for some great footage.
Sundays With DJ Pauly D
In 2019, Pauly D became a resident DJ. Most of the summer, he played on Sundays, and it was a great party. Although the lineup is not set yet for 2021, more than likely, you'll see Pauly D often on a Sunday.
Drai's Beach Cocktail Servers
One thing for sure, the management knows how to hire a world-class staff. The pool servers are some of the best-looking women in the world. We have strong relationships with the upper management and some of the VIP Hosts so we can deliver exceptional service, plus when you join us at this event, you're in for a treat with the staff.
Lockers and Bag Check
We mentioned this above; unless you have a Cabana or a Bungalow, you will not be allowed to bring your bag. So, please do not bring one or you will be required to spend extra money on a locker, which can be rather pricey. Last we checked the bank of lockers was on the righthand side, Main Pool level right before the outside after the elevators.
Quality of Crowd
Some people have the misconception that the pool parties in Vegas are filled with only models and fitness pros. If you were to look at the Club's website pictures, you might think it's a convention of perfect bodies, but that's not the case. Nowadays, the biggest clubs pay a lot of money for big-name DJs and have to sell a lot of tickets to cover the expense.
In other words, anybody can buy a ticket. That's not to say if you have a Bottle Service reservation that you can't find some quality girls or guys, but for the most part, you'll find the best-looking people in the Cabanas or Bungalows.
They have the washroom situation figured out. If you have one of the South Mezzanines Cabanas C11 - 15, they come equipped with a restroom. Also, the Upper Cabanas on the Northside have a community restroom from behind the walkway.
For everyone else, you are in luck; in between the Main Pool Bar and the DJ booth, there's a stairway leading downstairs and they have enormous restrooms for men and women. They usually have the restroom to the Nightclub open as well which is located on the Main Pool Deck toward the exit elevators.
The Final Word
In 2019, when the mega pool Kaos opened, the Beach Club had to switch to a Hip-Hop party on Saturdays. But late 2019, when Kaos closed for good, that eliminated some of the competition. We are now heading into mid-2020 with an unprecedented situation on our hands, so it's tough to say if they will continue with the same programming, we will have to see how the rest of the year plays out.
But as far as pools go, you can get a great section for a reasonable price, which makes it a very appealing party. If you have the budget though, the Pool Bungalows are amazing considering what the cost would be at another pool in Las Vegas. If and when 2020 has a pool season, we will be happy to set you up - just let us know.
How to Book
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