Like a Top 40 hit that's maxed out on radio play, Tao has reached a been-there, done-that saturation point. Newbies still gush at the decadent details and libidinous vibe, from a giant golden Buddha to nearly naked go-go dancers languidly caressing themselves in rose petal-strewn bathtubs. On the crowded dance floor, Paris Hilton look-alikes bump and grind to hip-hop remixes.

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Grand Canyon All American Helicopter Tour

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The sultry daytime pool club Tao Beach is open daily in summer and some weekends during spring and fall.