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THIS ESTABLISHMENT HAS BECOME RAVELLA AT LAKE LAS VEGAS The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Las Vegas Hotel Review: Debuting in February 2003, this Mediterranean-style resort displays the grandeur synonymous with the Ritz-Carlton name. Upon check-in in the second floor lobby area, guests are escorted to their rooms via a gracious tour that includes the lovely Galileo Bar with its view of the lake and the cozy Firenze Lobby Lounge featuring pleasant afternoon tea. Complementing this glorious resort is an adjacent shopping village and the 40,000-square-foot Casino MonteLago, reminiscent of a 16th-century Tuscan winery. With views of the lake or mountains, the elegant guest rooms offer a tranquil and stylish retreat. The posh Medici Café presents al fresco dining on its terrace overlooking the beautiful Florentine Gardens. Healthy cuisine and tropical beverages are served on the sandy beach and in the pool area above the lake. Among recreational options are boating, hiking, fly fishing and complete-with-classes stargazing, plus 18 holes of championship golf. The Ritz Kids program includes activities for guests aged five through 12. Handsome boardrooms and meeting space are featured in the 33,000-square-foot conference facility, along with posh ballrooms in which the valley's elite host many charity galas. Elegant and tranquil, the Ritz-Carlton Spa features a full-service salon, hot and cold relaxation pools and Prada beauty treatments.