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Las Vegas is the place to go when you want to make friends and lose money, to eat until you can’t eat any more, and to drink until you wish you hadn’t.

It’s the city where bachelorettes come to have their last hurrah, but it’s also where newlyweds come to have their first. So while it’s true that Vegas knows how to fit you with a pair of bedazzled wings and throw you over the edge, it knows how to bring you back, too. Because when sin is your specialty, you naturally learn a thing or two about redemption.

So, the next time you find yourself in Sin City, suffering the consequences of too much fun, remember: there’s a made-in-Vegas cure for your made-in-Vegas woes. And we’ve got the low-down on them!

microderm

It happened in Vegas

You lost so much money at the slots you can’t face yourself in the mirror.

The made-in-Vegas cure

Get a new face.

Canyon Ranch’s ‘Microdermaglo’ treatment is one of many luxury treatments available at the strip’s hotel spas. The haute procedure removes dead skin cells with diamond-tipped microdermabrasion before pumping hydrating serum and fresh oxygen directly into pores. This is a bells-and-whistles facial that fuses new technology with classic European techniques to produce a fresh face.

$295-$305 USD/80 minutes. See Canyon Ranch for more details.

MGM_Stay_Well_bathroom_mirror

 

It happened in Vegas

You’re desperate for a break from smoky casinos.

The made-in-Vegas cure

Breathe clean.

Book one of the MGM Grand’s special ‘Stay Well’ rooms, located on a non-smoking floor, and equipped with topnotch air filters and (optional) aromatherapy infusers to keep the air sweet. Vitamin-C infused showers promise to hydrate desert-parched skin, and wellness settings on the bathroom mirrors offer a Photoshop-worthy transformation for haggard faces. Stay Well’s designers know that non-smokers still like to party: blackout curtains help you sleep off your sins, and daylight-simulating alarm clocks offer gentle wake-ups.

Prices vary. See MGM Grand for more details.

grand-canyon

It happened in Vegas

The artifice of the city is getting to you.

The made-in-Vegas cure

Get real.

Visit Della’s Kitchen at the Delano for farm-to-table cuisine, and don’t let the luxe atmosphere fool: Della’s menu is dedicated to hormone-free, locally sourced ingredients–the offering is food, simplified. Be sure to try the beef special: earlier this year, Della’s purchased an entire heifer, and each week Chef Jay Calimlim crafts a new dish from a different part of her. Also notable is the rustic Tuscan kale salad and the fresh-squeezed Mojave Burn, a cayenne-spiced fruit-and-veggie blend that will scare off all but the worst hangovers.

Mains $13-38 USD. See Delano Las Vegas for more details.

For the ultimate dose of reality, the Grand Canyon proves that nature still gives the best show. About a 5-hour drive from Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon can be reached by car, tour bus or helicopter. Visitors on shorter stays can check out nearby Red Rock Canyon National Park for its stunning scenery.

See Grand Canyon National Park and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area for details. Also recommended: Keep your eye on discount sites like Groupon, which frequently features specials on Grand Canyon tours.

Bellagio_fountains

 

It happened in Vegas

You’re so saturated with spectacle that nothing moves you anymore.

The made-in-Vegas cure

Seek water.

You’ve moved your body and you’ve moved your money, but what about your soul? It’s time for a trip to the Bellagio fountains. Yes, it’s an artificial spectacle, but there’s something about watching water burst 23-metres heavenward to Andrea Bocelli and Sarah Brightman’s soaring Con Te Partiro, or moonwalking to Michael Jackson’s Billie Jean, that is truly transcendent. And if that doesn’t move you, well, at least it’s free.

Free. See Bellagio for more details.

JuiceFarm_Hangover_revival_kit

It happened in Vegas

You drank one (or ten) too many cocktails.

The made-in-Vegas cure

Drink more.

JuiceFarm’s ‘Hangover Rescue Remedy’ kit helps the booze-addled re-hydrate and recover with a cold pressed veggie juice, a protein-rich cold brewed cinnamon spice latte, a box of coconut water, and signature ‘Detox and Defense’ shots. Just don’t start with the Defense shot–its apple cider vinegar and oil of oregano blend is as likely to trigger a sensitive gag reflex as it is to protect you for the next round of shenanigans.

$42 USD for the Hangover Rescue Remedy Ultimate Survival Kit. JuiceFarm is located on the casino floor of The Palazzo. See JuiceFarm for more details.

The_Cosmpolitan_Sahra_Spa_and_Hammam

It happened in Vegas

You feel dirty.

The made-in-Vegas cure

Scrub your troubles away.

Get cleaner than you’ve ever been with the ‘Red Flower Hammam Experience’ at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Sahra Spa and Hammam. Based on a traditional Turkish bathing ritual, the experience is as close as most commoners can get to feeling truly royal. The treatment begins by lying on heated stones as a therapist pours hot water down the lines of your limbs. Next, your attendant uses a traditional torba to apply a mountain of mint tea-cleansing suds, followed by a gentle coffee lemon blossom scrub and a purifying clay mask. After a relaxing steam in a private sauna, enjoy a fragrant application of tangerine-fig body butter and cardamom oil, and leave a calmer, cleaner version of yourself.

$170-$245 USD/80 minutes. See The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Sahra Spa and Hammam for more details.

Aria_2C_Henry_Moore

It happened in Vegas

You lost control at the breakfast buffet…and the lunch buffet…and the dinner buffet. And then you had dessert.

The made-in-Vegas cure

Work it off with an art-inspired hike.

Let’s face it, gyms look pretty much the same no matter where you go. But the Aria’s art hike is the perfect blend of tourism and exercise. A qualified instructor (try booking Steve “Rocket” Rosen if you can) will lead you on a tour of the hotel and casino complex, pointing out its extensive art holdings, including pieces by Henry Moore, Maya Lin, Jenny Holzer and Claes Oldenburg. Best of all, once you’re done, you’ve earned a rebranding: your stomachaches are now ab pain. Be sure to stick around after your hike to enjoy the Aria’s spa facilities–they’re some of the best in the city.

$50 USD/person for 50-minutes. See Aria for more details. Visitors who’d prefer a self-guided tour (without the crunches and squats) can download the Aria Fine Art Collection app from iTunes.

britney-spears

 

It happened in Vegas

You can’t stand watching another pickup artist work his lines.

The made-in-Vegas cure:

Catch a real show!

There’s definitely no shortage of them: Cirque du Soleil currently operates eight–yes, eight–shows; Britney Spears is the house performer at Planet Hollywood; and almost every hotel, casino (and street corner, for that matter) has something to offer.

Prices vary. See Vegas.com for show and ticket information, or hit the strip to see which street performers are out.

 

Caesar_27s_Palace_Qua_Baths_Arctic_Room

It happened in Vegas

It’s hot in the desert, and you’re sticky.

The made-in-Vegas cure

Seek snow.

In addition to Roman-inspired hot pools and steam rooms, Qua Baths and Spa at Caesar’s Palace features an ‘Arctic Ice’ room. Admittedly, this is less impressive if you’ve just escaped a frosty landscape, but still: snow in the middle of the desert is pretty special, as are the rest of the spa’s facilities.

$50-$65 USD for day use of the spa. See Caesar’s Palace for more details.

Foot Spa

 

It happened in Vegas

You walked the famed Vegas strip so many times that your calves are alternating between searing pain and total numbness.

The made-in-Vegas cure

Treat your feet.

The Venetian’s and The Palazzo’s Canyon Ranch spas specialize in foot care. Visit their ‘Healthy Feet’ centre for gait analysis, orthotics and other orthopedic treatments, or try their ‘Sole Rejuvenation,’ a three-in-one treatment to revive tired toes. After a peppermint scrub, warm oil foot and leg massage, and a cooling gel finish, your feet will be back to their best…so you can get out there and do it all again.

$165-175 USD/50 minutes. Visit Canyon Ranch for more details.

If pampering’s not your thing, there’s another way to save your feet on Vegas’ deceptively long strip: take the bus. The Deuce is a 24/7 double-decker bus that runs the length of the strip. Popular tourist passes provide rides for periods of two hours or two days.

$6 USD for a two-hour pass, $8 for two days. Visit the Regional Transportation Commission of South Nevada for more details.