Top 7 Glamping Spots Near Lake Tahoe, United States - Updated 2023

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Considered a remarkable getaway to a wilderness of backpacking and hiking adventures, Lake Tahoe is a perfect paradise for anyone who loves the uplifting vibes of the pristine outdoors. A beautiful, lustrous lake, gleaming in myriad shades of blue and green, this magical landmark is one of the highest elevated lakes in the country, straddling the state lines between Califonia and Nevada. Boasting a spellbinding shoreline and stretching 72 mi (115 km), with breathtaking charms, a visit to this fascinating place reveals a picturesque gem, which makes for an ideal holiday destination throughout the year. During the summer, visitors can enjoy watersport activities here, such as swimming, kayaking, or stand up paddleboarding (SUP). And, in winter, when the promise of snow is apparent, visitors get a chance to try out skiing or snowboarding. So, if you are planning a vacation to this beautiful place, keep reading for a list of the top glamping spots near Lake Tahoe, United States, for an exhilarating adventure and a delightful stay.

1. Sweet little gem yurt on an organic farm (from USD 102)

This glamping yurt is a comfy place to stay close to many outdoor adventures. It comes with a double bed to sleep up to two guests in comfort. It also features a wood-burning fireplace to keep you snug and cozy throughout your stay. It’s nestled within an organic veggie and flower farm so you are assured of peace and tranquility. Thrill-seekers will love it here as there are plenty of exciting activities in the nearby rivers, mountains, and hiking trails.

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Colfax, California, United States
1.22 km (0.8 mi) from Colfax Heritage Museum
269 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stove and fan if needed
theirs a big fan and plenty of outlets
there are bedside lights plenty of outlets lots of pillows a fan an electric kettle with tea provided
just like the photos we had lots of room peace & quiet and felt safe too
the space is so cozy and the area is beautiful
very clean and very cozy
the bathroom was clean and spacious
it was sparkling clean the bed was very comfortable
it is super clean and cozy inside
it was beautiful clean warm quiet
the hosts are so helpful and the yurt is beautiful
the hosts were very welcoming and friendly
tim the property manager was very responsive
the yurt was beautiful and tim was a fantastic host
very friendly hosts
great location also close to mineral bar for swimming
this place was incredible i only wish we could’ve stayed longer
beautiful secluded structure in close proximity to the sierras
great location quiet rustic (as expected ) and comfortable
paradise i highly recommend this place plus the most comfortable bed
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2. Adorable accommodation with fabulous ammenities (from USD 159)

Soak up the levitating vibes of the USA from this lovely hotel accommodation, located just a stone’s throw from the pristine shores of Lake Tahoe. A quintessential holiday home for nature seekers who love to explore the astounding outdoors, this captivating place is close to sites like the Heavenly Mountain ski area, where you can enjoy an epic skiing adventure.

With a host of fabulous amenities, including a rooftop hot tub and exquisite rooms adorned with plush furnishings, what you get here is a beautiful space to wind down in after a day of exploration. This seamless hotel also boasts a lush, private courtyard, where you can surround yourself with the enchanting glow of lit campfires at night, under the starry skyline of this ravishing metropolis.

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Basecamp Tahoe South

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 4143 Cedar Avenue
88.51 km (55.0 mi) from Colfax Heritage Museum

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

3. Attractive wood house by the Yuba River (from USD 164)

If you are craving an exciting experience that opens your eyes to the beautiful outdoor scenery of Lake Tahoe, book your stay in this glamourous gem and reconnect with nature. A peaceful place, where serenity resides and tranquility abounds, this beautiful accommodation makes for an excellent spot for nature lovers looking to surround themselves with the quiet respite nature provides.

Tucked away in a picturesque biome, near the calm waters of the Yuba River, what you get here is a unique blend of marvelous amenities and a homely space where you can relax and take in the scenic beauty of the captivating surroundings.

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Nevada City, California, United States
28.07 km (17.5 mi) from Colfax Heritage Museum
206 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
communal kitchen is very well stocked
the baths sauna yoga room were all great
the tent was also perfect and comfortable
the yurt stay was really comfortable and fully equipped with heaters and fans
the kitchen is great to work in as well
it was very clean and relaxing
so peaceful with very clean modern accommodations
the room is clean and cozy
the outdoor bathtubs were divine and the yurt was very clean and comfortable
such a wonderful getaway in the mountains the property is beautiful clean and spacious
everyone was so graceful and accommodating
hosts were very kind and welcoming
ruby is an excellent host
easy cooking and friendly staff and other occupants
close to the yuba friendly host and staff and highly recommend
this place is super cute and away from everything
great location for quickly getting to the river
the river is soooo close and there's a nice market nearby for groceries
the location setting and attention to detail here were amazing
this is the perfect place for a relaxing weekend retreat
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4. Enchanting getaway yurt in the Grass Valley (from USD 180)

Nothing beats comfortable accommodation, like this ample space with a host of superb amenities where you can enjoy a remarkable glamping adventure. Perfect for a maximum of four vacation travelers and nestled in a serene setting in the pristine confines of a lush forest, this unique accommodation features all the elements of a remarkable weekend getaway, where you can unplug from your daily grind and enjoy a woodsy experience of the magical outdoors.

If you’re a lover of watersport activities, you’ll be delighted to know that, from this beautiful yurt, you can access Rollins Lake, where you can relish a host of exciting activities, from kayaking to paddle boarding and everything else in between.

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Grass Valley, California, United States
7.32 km (4.6 mi) from Colfax Heritage Museum
24 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
hosts are amazing they are great people and communicate well
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5. Unique home in a primitive setting (from USD 116)

Enjoy your stay in this lovely accommodation and discover the intoxicating marvels of yurt living in a quiet and natural setting, just a hairsbreadth from downtown Grass Valley and only 10 miles (16 kilometers) to the bustling ambiance of Nevada City.

A charming spot, ideal for three adventure seekers, this unpretentious place treats you to many homely comforts while syncing you with the uplifting vibes of nature. By staying here, you’ll get to relish a tranquil spot amidst surreal surroundings, where you can watch the sunset as deer roam by. The epitome of a real yurt experience, what you get here is a cheerful accommodation, where you can get in tune with the captivating scenery of the USA.

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Grass Valley, California, United States
9.12 km (5.7 mi) from Colfax Heritage Museum
88 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

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Amenities & Room:
the king size bed and six speaker sound system are reason enough to come to this beautiful yurt
the bathroom really wasn't that far away and the personal touches like the typewriter books art etc
the king size bed was amazingly comfortable and i really appreciated having a hammock to lie in
it's such a great price for a cozy comfortable and clean place to stay with our dog
the private full bathroom was spacious and clean
we particularly enjoy the comfortable king-sized bed the crackling fire in the wood stove and sparkling clean bathroom
it was extremely serene comfortable immaculately clean and heather and allen were wonderful hosts
heather's yurt is very comfortable clean and convenient — and nicely decorated too
a wonderful yurt with wonderful hosts
heather was a great host
heather was a great host
heather was a perfect host
heather is a wonderful host with a great eye for design and creativity
location is great too
such a beautiful yurt and location
a perfect place to get away from it all
the location was lovely not too noisy and close to rivers and cute towns
it's also pretty close to to some good hikes bike trails and a river
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6. Amazing yurt with room for two

Stay in this beautiful spacious yurt for two and enjoy your holiday in style, just five minutes away from the golden shores of the turquoise waters of Lake Tahoe. Boasting a serene setting and a convenient location, close to stunning restaurants and grocery stores, here you get a quiet spot where you can enjoy your vacation in peace.

Perfect for two vacation travelers or a couple, this fascinating yurt rental makes for a comfortable stay without burning a hole in your pocket. With a private yard and a small barbeque area, you’ll get an enchanting place to enjoy magical sunsets as you unwind.

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Tahoe Vista, California, United States
79.93 km (49.7 mi) from Colfax Heritage Museum
194 reviews  
Private room in yurt 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was comfortable and heater kept us warm overnight
really enjoyed our stay at the yurt dawn’s place had great amenities and thoughtful touches that made it comfortable
very comfortable plenty of space and i liked the record player
the room was very clean and they have a heater if it gets too cold at night
the bed was super comfortable
very clean and well kept
it had everything we needed and was very clean
yurt was cozy clean and comfortable
kind and accommodating hosts
the owners are very sweet
the hosts are kind and communicate quickly
super host and very kind
this is a very nice yurt and a memorable experience the hosts were very accommodating and friendly
great location as well
the location is ideal being a short walk to the beach and close to lots of restaurants
it is a rare find for great location yet you still feel secluded
the location was beautiful right there on the water and so close to northstar
the place is well located close to the beautiful taohe lake
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7. Remarkable yurt in an apple orchard

If you were to look up the meaning of glamping in the dictionary, this astounding accommodation is what you’d find. A peaceful place where the mind, body, and spirit can rejuvenate, this relaxing orchard yurt rental features all the elements of a perfect getaway or holiday spot, where you can immerse yourself in the uplifting vibes of the U.S.A.

Sitting in a tiny grove, at the base of a scenic 3-acre (1.2-hectare) farm, just 10 minutes to the Yuba River, and 5 minutes to downtown Nevada, this design-forward yurt can amply host two vacation travelers, making it an ideal spot for a couple.

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Nevada City, California, United States
22.84 km (14.2 mi) from Colfax Heritage Museum
9 reviews  
Yurt 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
elena was tremendously kind
elena was a very responsive kind and considerate host
i had the pleasure of meeting elena and she was very kind
very comfortable and so unique elena and saul are very sweet and accommodating
it was so close to downtown nevada city and the yuba river so that was ideal
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Explore the four sides of Lake Tahoe

A captivating place with astounding attractions, the four sides of Lake Tahoe make for a seamless spot to unplug and wind down to the beautiful scenery, where tranquility abounds. And with this list of enchanting glamping spots, you are sure to revel in the scenic surroundings, as they offer a primal experience of staying close to nature. So, go ahead and book your stay in any of these top spots, for a delightful stay.

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