Losing Money on the Beach!

Marriott St. Kitts Royal Beach Casino
Light and airy casino floor at the Royal Beach Casino in St. Kitts. Photo courtesy of Marriott.

Or winning! Depends on how lucky you get at the casionos…

Premier online gaming site, GR88.com (phonetically, that’s Great 8.com)  sent us their top ten hot spots for the most luxurious summertime casinos from around the world. Better still, all are situated along the beach, offering spectacular ocean views and along with some of the best gaming experiences available.

“These casinos have been carefully selected by GR88.com experts who know what makes a casino top notch,”says Peter Karroll, CEO of IAM Corp. “GR88.com prides itself on creating an unmatched gaming experience, both online and worldwide.”

Without further ado, here are GR88.com‘s Top Ten Beach Side Casinos!

1) Curacao Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald Casino; Curacao, Netherlands Antilles

The Curacao Marriott offers remarkable dining options such as the restaurant Portofino, which specializes in international cuisine and a variety of theme nights. Gaming enthusiasts may wish to try their luck at the Caribbean beach hotel’s Emerald Casino. The resort has an old-Amsterdam charm with sun-drenched warmth, inviting to the gambler and their friends.

2) St. James Club; St. James, St Johns, Antigua

Situated at the tip of the Mamora Bay peninsula, the all-inclusive resort presents guest with a majestic view of the peninsula. The St. James Club Casino has 56 slot machines, five blackjack tables, roulette and stud poker.

3) Atlantis Resort; Paradise Island, Bahamas

The casino has 980 slot machines and 78 gaming tables including baccarat, roulette, craps, blackjack and Caribbean stud poker, and a high limit table area called the Baccarat Lounge. Unlike most casinos, the Atlantis gambling floor has skylights and windows, with panoramic views of the resort. Don’t forget your camera; as the casino is decorated with colorful glass sculptures.

4) Casino de Deauville; Deauville, France

The casino is ideally located close to the city center, near the sea, opposite to the beaches of La Mancha. The gambling fun is undeniable and the 6 Holdem Poker tables are located inside the new Poker Room with a sea view.

5) El San Juan Hotel and Casino; San Juan,  Puerto Rico

El San Juan has a 13,000-square-foot casino, boasting of a classic European Style and elegant décor. This gambling destination offers a “Players Club” to redeem points for dining and lodging comps in the beachfront of the hotel.

6) Island of Capri Casino Resort, Biloxi, Mississippi

Located on Beach Blvd, it has 1,340 Gaming Machines, such as Nickel Slots, Progressive Slots and Dollar Video Poker. The great gaming also includes 40 table games that include Blackjack, Poker, Roulette and Texas Hold Em. It is a relaxing place to get away and play.

7) Hotel Cocal and Casino; Playa Jaco, Costa Rica

Located in the bustling town of Jaco, this casino offers the luxury of having the beach at your feet with cards and chips at your hands. Players can indulge in complimentary beverages and continuous music as they win their matches.

8) Durban’s Sun Coast Casino, South Africa

The Sun Coast Casino is one of South Africa’s prime tourist destinations and sits along the prime beachfront property of the city’s Golden Mile. First opened in 2002, this Durban casino is a gamblers paradise, boasting of 1,250 slot machines and 50 gaming tables, as well as an exclusive Salon Prive for high rollers with higher limit slots and tables.

9)  St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino, Frigate Bay, Saint Kitts and Nevis

For leisure and repose, this resort features a 35,000 sq. feet Royal Beach Casino. This fine casino captures the many moods of one of the most relaxing and romantic Caribbean Islands.

10)  Tropicana Casino and Resort, Atlantic City, N.J.

Located on the beach and board walk of Atlantic City, the casino has three floors ogames, tables and slot machines. After you are done playing, you can soak your feet into the sand, that is, if you ever decide to depart from the fabulous poker tables or skip the Rumba Lounge.