BEST Source of Tahoe Vacation Home RENTALS
Tahoe Getaways has been providing guests and owners with quality tahoe vacation rentals and ski resort accommodations since its founding as Tahoe Resort Property Managment in 2001. We’ve successfully served the North Lake Tahoe region, proving to be a local industry leader in Tahoe lodging. Thanks to our focus on top-tier service, we’ve seen consistent double-digit growth as we’ve surpasses typical market rates. Our team of five professionals in real estate, property and operations management offers 50 years of collective experience in Tahoe rentals. Annual sales exceed $3 million and we book approximately 2,000 reservations every year throughout 100 quality homes. More than 50 service providers work with us to offer first-class care for homes and Tahoe rental management, every hour of the day, every day of the week.
The Perfect Rental for Your Tahoe Vacation
Tahoe vacation rentals is by far the best way to vacation in the area. Regardless of the time of year you head to the area, there’s plenty to do and gorgeous accommodations to stay in. From rentals that are set right on the lake to others that are nestled deep into the mountains, you can have a fun-filled, energetic visit or a relaxing, luxurious stay. Whether you’re traveling as a couple, with friends or family members, with children or even with your dogs, there are multiple options when it comes to Lake Tahoe vacation rentals.
Each area of Tahoe has its own unique appeal, making Lake Tahoe vacation rentals a perfect option no matter what your travel goal. For a fast-paced, entertaining visit, travelers love to be close to Tahoe City and Kings Beach. For visitors who want to kick up their feet and unwind, the West Shore is quaint, charming and full of history. Staying near the lake provides plenty of summertime activities while mountain stays are perfect for skiers and snowboarders.
North Shore / North Tahoe
Tahoe City, Tahoe Vista, Agate Bay, Carnelian Bay, Alpine Meadows, Brockway, Kings Beach, Truckee, Dollar Point
North Tahoe is made up of multiple communities, including Tahoe City and Tahoe Vista; Agate Bay and Carnelian Bay; Alpine Meadows; Brockway; Kings Beach; Truckee; and Dollar Point. Lake Tahoe vacation rentals on the North Shore put you right in the middle of the hustle and bustle, namely the urban areas of Tahoe City and Kings Beach. The two main grocery stores in the area are Safeway and Save Mart, and there’s a CVS at Lighthouse Center. The area also has four banks and the Truckee Tahoe Medical Group. Notable Tahoe vacation rentals include the Craftsman Lodge at Old Greenwood, Ridgeline Retreat, Olive Branch, Rooney Ridge Retreat and Lake Vista at Dollar Point.
Vacationers can choose from varying types of Tahoe vacation rentals, like the 3,000-square foot, six-bedroom Lodge at Dollar Point or the affordable three-bedroom Jeff’s Mountain Chalet rental. View the lake from every room of Glistening Shores. If you’re taking the kids along but don’t want to sacrifice luxury, book a stay at the Dollar Point Deluxe. The Family Retreat in Dollar Point comes equipped with a foosball table and huge den for play time. Live like royalty at the Splitrock Gem 5,000 square-foot castle. If a rustic mountain retreat is what you’re craving, head to the Canterbury Lodge. Additional charming accommodations can be found at Skyrocks, Fawn View, Whispering Pines, Brockway Springs Jewel, Archway and Carnelian Bay, to name a few.
West Shore / West Tahoe
Meeks Bay, Tahoe City, Tahoma, Talmont, Homewood, Ward Valley
The West Shore, playfully dubbed the “Best Shore,” is a favorite among both locals and visitors. From old fashioned mansions to beautiful, vivid beaches, Tahoe vacation rentals on the West Shore are always close to the action. Stop by Obexer’s General Store in Homewood or the PDQ Market in Tahoma for groceries or deli sandwiches to stock your room. From seven-bedroom properties on Meeks Bay to two-bedroom romantic cottages in Homewood, the West Shore has Lake Tahoe vacation rentals to die for.
Cathedral Pines in Tahoe City is a six-bedroom vacation home with a two-car garage. The five-bedroom Clearview Tahoe vacation rental has arguably the best view of the lake. Enjoy a private beach when you stay at the five-bedroom Quail Creek Retreat in Homewood. Woodside Lodge in Tahoma is the perfect setting for adventure on the slopes or curling up in front of a roaring fire. Twin Peaks in Ward Valley has easy access to Sunny Side and Tahoe City. Additional Lake Tahoe vacation rentals that offer tranquility, convenience and fun are Ward Creek Lodge, Tahoe Point of View, The Emerald Club, Lucerne Lakeview and Hurricane Bay. Big Pine is the prime spot for a big family vacation and Fleur du Lac offers the highest luxury available. More notable Tahoe vacation rentals on the West Shore include Eco View, West Shore Bliss, Tahoe Woods, Silver Tip, Timber Drive and Sunnyside Cottage.
Squaw Valley & Alpine
Squaw Valley offers visitors an unbeatable view of the valley, complete with a green meadow, winding creek and 9,000-foot peaks of granite. When Squaw Valley opened in 1949, it only had two rope tows and a double chairlift. By 1960, it had grown large enough to host the Winter Olympics. Today, outdoor lovers enjoy Squaw Valley’s 4,000 acres and 30 chairlifts. Next door is Alpine Meadows and its famous 2,400 acre ski area and resort. During the summer, visitors continue to flood to the area for the multiple food, drink and music tests. When the sun gets too hot to bear, travelers head to the Truckee River for swimming, rafting and fishing. Notable Tahoe vacation rentals in the area include the Bullshead Lodge, located on the Truckee River; the custom-built Creek Side; the Alpine Diamond ski home; and the peaceful Alpine Sanctuary.
Rent a bike from Factory Bikes to ride down the five-mile bike path, which leads from the Truckee River to Tahoe City. The Squaw Valley Adventure Center offers everything from miniature golf and a trampoline to a climbing wall and even bungee jumping. Hike the Five Lakes Trail or past waterfalls in Shirley Canyon, or go for a horseback ride at Alpine Meadows Stables. In the winter, there are tons of activities beyond skiing and snowboarding. You can go snow tubing and hot tubing, ice skating and even swimming. Overall, Painted Rock offers the best views of Squaw Valley and surrounding areas. Check out our vacation rentals in Squaw Valley and Alpine.
Northstar & Truckee
Truckee is considered the “Gateway to Lake Tahoe,” and travelers with Lake Tahoe vacation rentals shouldn’t miss this stop. The mountain town of Truckee grew up along with the railroad and lumber industries, and the town has held onto several of its historic architecture and old fashioned charm. The community of Northstar is located in Truckee, along with Martis Camp and Schaefer’s Mill. All Lake Tahoe vacation rentals in Truckee are close to the area’s best neighborhoods, ski resorts, restaurants and shops. The Old Jail Museum, tours with Four Seasons Fly Fishing and the Royal Gorge cross-country ski resort are among favorites.
Visit the shops where Charlie Chaplin performed and purchase goods from the saloon, the site of the infamous 1885 shootout. Today, shootouts are a thing of the past and recreation has become the area’s first priority. Golfers will love playing on the world class course. With over 3,000 acres of terrain for skiers, as well as mounting biking trails and hiking routes, Truckee and the Village of Northstar are year-round destinations. Winter sports fans should head to the Soda Springs Winter Resort or the Sugar Bowl Ski Resort, built by Walt Disney. You can even go on a backcountry ski trip by booking with Pacific Crest Snowcats. Favorite recreational locations include Donner Lake, West End Beach and the Northstar mountain bike park. Rent a wave runner or kayak at the Donner Lake Marina, hike out of Sierra Meadows or get crafty at the Farah Rale Bead Design Studio or the All Fired Up pottery studio.
Visitors to Dollar Point, located on the northwest shore of Lake Tahoe, are just a quick walk to from the lake. A majority of Lake Tahoe vacation rentals in Dollar Point come equipped with all the niceties of home, not to mention a pier, fire pit, pool and tennis court. You may never want to return to your real home again! At Dollar Point, the Tahoe vacation rentals are a huge part of your time away. Notable rentals include the View at Dollar Point, Lake Haven, Water’s Edge and Bear Lodge.
The 3,000 square-foot, six-bedroom Lodge at Dollar Point is a short three miles from Tahoe City. Bring the whole family - up to 14 people can stay in this roomy rental. The five-bedroom Dollar Point Deluxe is custom-built and kid-friendly. The Family Retreat in Dollar Point is spacious, affordable and comes with a den and fireplace. Sun on the deck of the four-bedroom Lake Vista rental or stay close to the fun at Dollar Point Luxury, located close to shopping and dining in Tahoe City.
Tahoe City runs along the north and west shorelines of Lake Tahoe, making it a prime destination for families or couples who want to stay close to the water. Tahoe City has the best of both worlds: shopping, dining and evening entertainment as well as natural beauty and outdoor recreation. From Commons Beach for summertime fun to sledding and skiing at North Tahoe Regional Park, there’s never a shortage of things to do, see or experience. Contemporary rentals are close to ski resorts, homes are within walking distance of town and spacious cottages are perfect for entertaining.
The Cathedral Pines Lake Front rental has floor-to-ceiling windows, which are perfect for taking in the breathtaking views. Whispering Pines offers lake views from just about every room. Archway is the epitome of a luxurious home in the mountains, especially after being remodeled in 2009. The deck of Pioneer Retreat includes a hot tub and Big Pine comes equipped with a gourmet kitchen. Sherwood Chalet is an exceptional choice for the picky traveler, thanks to its quality linens, custom lighting and unique furnishings. Additional rentals in or near Tahoe City include Ward Creek Lodge, Tahoe Point of View, Monte Mar and Bunker, among others. View all Tahoe City rentals.
Rentals with Lake View
Visitors to the Lake Tahoe area often ask for rooms and accommodations that offer views of the lake. Whether you’re looking for Tahoe vacation rentals in the winter or summer, the lake offers a gorgeous vista to gaze at. Everything from large homes to quaint lodging on the north and west shores of Tahoe offer beautiful scenery. From grilling on the deck at the Tahoe Point of View to relaxing in the hot tub at the Pioneer Retreat, there are an abundance of options. View all vacation rentals with views of Lake Tahoe.
At Meeks Bay, you can choose from the five-bedroom main house and the two-bedroom cottage. Cathedral Pines has floor-to-ceiling windows and rustic wooden accents. The Dollar Point Deluxe rental is a first choice among parents thanks to its kid-friendly amenities. The Family Retreat in Dollar Point is the perfect option for big, extended families, since it has five bedrooms and huge play den. Take a short walk to the private HOA beach when you stay at Quail Creek. Splitrock Gem has ceilings that are 32 feet high and an oversized stone fireplace. Travelers with their pups can book a stay at the dog-friendly Enchanted Waters rental. More Lake Tahoe vacation rentals with views of the lake include Skyrocks, Talmont, Whispering Pines, Brockway Springs Jewel, Carnelian Bay, Rooney Ridge Retreat and Ridgeline, among others.
Lakefront Vacation Rentals
The only thing better than Tahoe vacation rentals with a lake view are ones that are situated right on the lake itself. Imagine waking up in the morning and being a stone’s throw from all the fun, recreational activities that Lake Tahoe has to offer. Lakefront homes range from three bedrooms to six bedrooms, with all of the entertainment right outside your door. Lakefront rentals in Tahoe are especially great for parents who are traveling with their kids.
Water’s Edge boasts amenities like a heated pool, sand-filled beachfront and tennis court. Fleur du Lac is set on 15 acres and includes a boat marina, fitness center, yacht club and swimming pool. Carnelian Bay is nearby to the skiing, dining and shopping that Tahoe City and Kings Beach have to offer. Glistening Shores has luxurious accommodations and Cathedral Pines offers some of the best views in the area. More lakefront vacation rentals include the 5,500 square foot Whispering Pines, Meeks Bay, Skyrocks, Enchanted Waters and Splitrock Gem.
Luxury Vacation Rentals
Tahoe Luxury Properties are ideal if you’re taking a romantic week away or simply deserve an extravagant, luxurious vacation. Choose from homes that are right near the lake, like Brockway Springs, or lodges that are tucked securely away in the mountains, like Old Greenwood. Some of the finest luxury accommodations in Tahoe include Sherwood Chalet, Fleur du Lac, Olive Branch and Trestlewood Lodge, among others.
If you want to stay near the action, book a stay with Dollar Point Luxury, located close to Tahoe City. Martis Views at Northstar is spacious and convenient. Hop on the Northstar shuttle to get around the area and cook your favorite meal in the roomy kitchen, which comes complete with updated appliances and plenty of cookware. For luxury with a rustic feel, head to the Emerald Club, which is stocked with antiques and vintage lighting fixtures. Craftsman Lodge is a favorite among business travelers and Canterbury Lodge is situated close to the beach. There are televisions in every bedroom at Pine Trail at Alpine Meadows and Grouse Ridge is close to the Northstar Ski Area.
Dog Friendly Vacation Rentals
Some travelers just can’t bare to leave man’s best friend behind. When your dog Fido is coming along on vacation, you’ll need to find lodging that’s dog-friendly. A good rule of thumb is to always call beforehand so that the rental can prepare for your furry friend. Also, you’ll only want to bring along well-trained dogs who will behave around people and other animals. Luckily, there are plenty dog-friendly Tahoe vacation rentals to choose from that allow dogs, like Quail Creek Retreat and Enchanted Waters.
Creek Side at Alpine isn’t just dog-friendly - they also have Internet access, wheelchair accessibility, a hot tub and a gas barbecue. Tee Time at Northstar looks out upon a golf course and offers a shuttle to nearby ski slopes. Woodside Lodge has a wood burning fireplace, hot tub, WiFi Internet access and a foosball table. Tahoe Point of View has an upper grilling tech and access to Park Beach. Hurricane Bay Lakeview has a pool table, Lords Way Lake View has park-like surroundings and Bear Creek Retreat couldn’t be closer to ski slopes if it wanted to be. More dog-friendly rentals include Olive Branch, Dollar Point Luxury, Squaw Valley, Four Summits, Big John Retreat and Kings Way Lakeview, among others.