Find the best place to stay — South Lake Tahoe

Where to stay around South Lake Tahoe?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,680 holiday lettings near South Lake Tahoe. From 1,478 houses to 465 condos, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover South Lake Tahoe area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to South Lake Tahoe?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in South Lake Tahoe:

  • Y Area: 275 holiday homes
  • Tahoe Keys: 322 holiday homes
  • North Upper Truckee: 109 holiday homes
  • Tahoe Paradise: 194 holiday homes
  • Montgomery Estates: 171 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to South Lake Tahoe?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in South Lake Tahoe. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Heavenly Village: 3,337 holiday lettings
  • Lake Tahoe Golf Course: 2,768 holiday lettings
  • West Bowl Express Ski Lift: 2,680 holiday lettings
  • Heavenly Mountain Gondola: 3,344 holiday lettings
  • Gunbarrel Express Ski Lift: 3,042 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around South Lake Tahoe listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in South Lake Tahoe?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,478 houses in South Lake Tahoe. Our other popular types of South Lake Tahoe holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 465 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 335 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 38 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South Lake Tahoe?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 766 holiday homes with pool available in South Lake Tahoe. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a vacation rental in South Lake Tahoe, USA your home away from home

    The South Shore of Lake Tahoe is where much of the action can be found, be it water sports, golf, hiking, mountain biking and casinos – there’s everything here you could need for an unforgettable holiday. And that’s not forgetting the majestic scenery all around South Lake Tahoe vacation rentals.

    Things to do in South Lake Tahoe, USA

    If you head for a South Lake Tahoe self-catering vacation rental in the summer you’ll be able to spend time at some of the 17 lovely beaches found along the south shore. Here you’ll find resorts like Round Hill Pines Beach & Marina, which are packed with activities like jet skiing, yachting, parasailing and kayaking. On shore you’ll find all kinds of sports facilities, like swimming pools and tennis courts, to enjoy.

    The winter months provide a completely different experience for visitors to South Lake Tahoe vacation accommodation – at this time of year the area becomes something of a winter sports paradise. The Heavenly Mountain Resort is absolutely essential, featuring no fewer than 97 runs, catering to beginner, intermediate and advanced ability levels. The slopes are also served by 30 different lifts, including a state of the art high-speed gondola. There’s also a lift from the lakeshore to the resort that offers unforgettable views at any time of the year.

    Other activities available close to South Lake Tahoe vacation rentals include hiking and mountain biking along forest trails, with five state parks within easy reach. In summer you can also enjoy fishing, horseback riding, rafting and a round of golf at on e of the nearby courses. At all times of year gaming is popular here, with five casinos found along the south shore.

    Places to visit on holiday in South Lake Tahoe, USA

    From your self-catering accommodation in South Lake Tahoe you could make for the North Shore, which is known to have a slightly, quieter, more laid-back feel. Here you could visit Tahoe City, which offers a farmers’ market at screens outdoor movies in the summer. You could also use the city as a base to explore the stunning backcountry and historical sites around the north shore.

    Weather in South Lake Tahoe, USA

    South Lake Tahoe vacation accommodation is set in a destination with wide annual differences when it comes to weather. Summers are warm, with glorious weather from mid-June through to around mid-September. Winters are usually cold here, especially on higher ground where there’s enough snow for a long ski season.

    Cheap flights to South Lake Tahoe, USA

    Reno-Tahoe Airport (RON) is perhaps the easiest way to South Lake Tahoe self-catering vacation rentals. This destination can be reached from Houston (IAH), Los Angeles (LAX) and Chicago (ORD), which offer connections to the UK via British Airways.

    Activities and attractions in South Lake Tahoe

    Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Travellers enjoy fun activities like skiing, snowboarding and hiking. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes South Lake Tahoe a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Heavenly Ski Resort (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
    • Kirkwood Mountain Resort (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
    • Magic Carpet Golf (1 mi / 1.7 km)
    • Lake Tahoe Balloons (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
    • Lake Tahoe Golf Course (3 mi / 4.8 km)
    • Bijou Golf Course (3 mi / 4.8 km)

    Seasonal weather in South Lake Tahoe

    South Lake Tahoe is a destination with activities spanning many seasons. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in January, February, March or April, when snowfall averages 107.88 inches and temperatures average -9°F.

    Exploring the mountains and other natural features in South Lake Tahoe

    Travellers appreciate the panoramic lake views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what South Lake Tahoe has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, South Lake Tahoe is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Pope Beach (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
    • Bijou Community Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
    • Regan Beach (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
    • El Dorado Beach (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
    • Campground by the Lake (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
    • Washoe Meadows State Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)