About The Lakes
The Lakes is a planned community located within the city limits of Las Vegas, Nevada. This hidden area, often confused with Lake Las Vegas, is small in size, only spanning two square miles. It is situated in the western part of the Las Vegas Valley near the Spring Mountains and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Areas. The centerpiece of the community, and its namesake, is a large, man-made lake, Lake Sahara. This lake is also where the neighborhood gets its namesake. It consists of a blend of gated communities that are made up of large, single-family homes, condominia, commercial areas, and offices.
Living in The Lakes
The Lakes offers an affluent lifestyle with spacious homes and gorgeous pools. This neighborhood is in Clark County and is considered one of the best places to live in Nevada. Living in The Lakes offers residents a dense suburban feel and is perfect for raising a family. The community takes pride in having an exceptionally clean neighborhood with many nearby schools and friendly people. Along with being great for families, The Lakes is also regarded as one of the best places for young professionals to live. This diverse community has a place for anyone.
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Things to do in The Lakes
Residents enjoy boating on the lake and fishing for largemouth bass, bluegill, and channel catfish. Besides the lake, locals can enjoy tree-lined walking paths, exercise facilities, and picnic areas. The Lakes Lounge is a comfortable and friendly bar where neighbors gather to relax on the weekend. There are also some bars just outside the community on Durango Drive and Desert Inn Road as well. The Strip, Suncoast Casino, and Red Rock Casino are all about a 15-minute drive from the community, so residents of The Lakes are in an ideal location to enjoy big entertainment and gaming.