Top 9 Lakefront Rentals Near Lake Tahoe, United States - Updated 2023

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Lake Tahoe sits right on the border of California and Nevada and is a sparkling spectrum of cerulean to emerald and every shade in between. Besides being one of the USA’s highest-elevated lakes, it’s also the country’s second-deepest one. Needless to say, its shoreline is spellbinding, right from the busy south shore and the rugged west one to the serene north shore and the remote east one. With almost three-fourths of sun-kissed days annually, Lake Tahoe makes for a round-the-year destination. And what could be better than staying right by the lake? Here are the top lakefront rentals near Lake Tahoe, United States.

1. Lakefront condo with private beach and lakeside pool (from USD 270)

If you’re s smaller group travelling to Lake Tahoe, then you can’t find a better place than this lakefront condo, that actually has a small, private beach leading down to the lake! The recently renovated condo features two bedrooms and baths, complete with a slew of mod-cons for entertainment and dining. If that wasn’t enough, the property even has its own pier and a lakeside pool which is perfect to swim in summers! What’s more, the town and the attractions in the surrounding region are all a short drive away.

102 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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The pictures represent the condo accurately
The home is stocked with all the amenities you need for cooking and relaxing
Everything is up to date and very comfortable
The green grass leading to the small private beach from the master bedroom was heavenly
It was minor and once I cleaned it up with the swifter duster
It was very spacious and clean
He was very helpful when answering my questions
When I first inquired about the property
kayaks & go hiking Excellent location
Bill was accomidating and quick to respond I would definitely love to return to this wonderful property
Bill's condo was a great pick for us
and it's walking distance to shops and restaurants
only minutes to ski resorts and walking distance to grocery stores and restaurants
Perfect location to branch out to a number of activities or just relax and watch the lake Recommendation if you go
Was not a busy time period but if it were busy close by parking might be an issue
it was all good Check-in process was easy
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2. One-bedroom accommodation by the lake in a gated community (from USD 417)

There’s nothing like living in a gated community, especially when you’re on vacation. Add to that a lakefront condo right on Lake Tahoe and it’s ticking all the right boxes. It lies close to town, which is perfect for picking up groceries and such. Surrounded by Chinquapin trees, this one-bedroom condo features all modern creature comforts, including a full kitchen. That said, the outdoors are the highlight here. Almost a mile of lake shoreline is right out front, which can be admired from the fabulous patio with comfy seating. End a wonderful day by grilling on the barbeque while enjoying striking views of the Australian sunset.

98 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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we could think of at least two furniture configurations that would not block the view with the tv
my friend woke up to the view and had her own full bathroom
also fyi the pool is heated through september
you can't beat the location condo was clean and well stocked kitchen for cooking
it is really clean and cozy and a convenient location for skiing
this place is beautiful lakefront close to tahoe city
the upstairs location as well as the overall complex location made for a nice quiet enjoyable stay
at the top of the gondola ride is an adventure park
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3. Spacious lakeview home with community amenities (from USD 462)

If you’re a large group of family and/or friends travelling to Lake Tahoe, then you cannot do any better than this spacious four-bedroom house that can easily sleep 10 people! Located right on the western shores of Lake Tahoe, this house not only makes for a cosy and comfy getaway but also allows year-round access to the lake and outdoor activities. What’s more, you can even use the community amenities like clubhouse, beach, and even community pools and hot tubs! Coming to the house, it features not only plush and comfortable ensuite bedrooms but a large living room with an indoor fireplace. Modern bathrooms and a full kitchen with all modern appliances make staying here a true getaway.

Tahoe City, California, United States
19 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

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Amenities & Room:
great spacious house with lots of beds
everything was clean and exactly as described
house is specious clean and well equipped
house is kept very clean
very clean and nice ski lodging will come back again
the host was easy to reach and answer questions
wonderful place to stay in tahoe
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4. Cosy two-bedroom hideaway (from USD 256)

Not all vacation rentals have to be sprawling and amazing - there are some that can be cosy and all the more amazing, especially if you’re a couple on a romantic holiday. In that case, this homely, two-bedroom hideaway on the western shores of Lake Tahoe makes for a great base for a summer holiday. Everything about the home is cosy, right from the living room with the fireplace to the spacious bedrooms with plush beds and modern bathrooms. During summers, grab a paddleboard or kayak and head out onto the lake. What’s more, there’s even a ploughing service on snowy mornings!

Homewood, California, United States
135 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
fully equipped spacious two bedroom with all the amenities for a comfortable stay
the beds were comfy and the location and amenities superb
the apartment is located is in a cool wood home with a private yard hot tub and bbq grill
really cool wall-mounted fireplace-like space heaters in each bedroom in addition to the central heating3
we walked into a warm & comfortable oasis
the house was perfect- super clean and accommodating
the hot is spotless and extremely clean and the little private yard is great
the place was huge very clean and perfect for our needs
it was nice and clean and comfortable and had everything we needed
the place was very clean and neat and we loved the hot tub
sandy and missy were outstanding hosts
great hosts
missy & sandy were amazing hosts
the owners are responsive and pleasant
missy and sandy were both fantastic hosts
super close to homewood ski area
the location is excellent with a short 5 minute walk to the lake
this is a wonderful location right next to homewood ski resort and close by to westshore cafe
really nice place location is perfect
we love this place and the location
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5. Cushy one-bedroom retreat (from USD 246)

If you’re looking to spice up your lake vacation, then stay right in the heart of Homewood on the western shores of Lake Tahoe at this lovely, one-bedroom hideaway. Access to a private beach? Check. Pet-friendly? Check. A host of amenities? Check! Apart from a comfy king bed, the house even has a warm and inviting living room with a fireplace, a full kitchen, and modern bathrooms. What’s more, the host even provides kayaks, paddleboards, and beach towels, among others for you to enjoy the wonderful Lake Tahoe, which is right outside! Finally, enjoy wonderful views of the lake from the comfort of your house.

Homewood, California, United States
225 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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and oh yeah the most amazing water pressure in the shower
the amenities were great and the place has everything you need to feel comfortable
the cabin was clean and cozy
the place was super clean cozy and comfortable
and her place is super clean cozy and well appointed
really spacious inside and clean
the house was even better in person it was very very clean
& even better hosts
she and sandy are fantastic hosts
missy is a wonderful host
missy is a great host
missy and sandy were great hosts
great location for tahoe getaway
great location for west side skiing
such an amazing location and cozy atmosphere
we loved the location as well
amazing location but also quiet at night
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6. Rustic four-bedroom Lake Tahoe home (from USD 878)

Do you want to live just like a local, but in luxury? Then this magnificent four-bedroom cabin is perfect. The digs radiate a rich, rustic feel, with the pier and the lake right across the street. It sits on a bluff beneath the majestic Eagle Rock and features everything from full kitchens and wood-burning fireplaces to a fabulous outdoor space with a barbeque, pond, and a hot tub too! With flat-screen TVs, plush bedding, and full kitchens, this rental will make you feel like you really don’t need to even step out during your vacation, save heading down to the lake for a picnic and boating, fishing, or kayaking.

Homewood, California, United States
158 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

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Amenities & Room:
the views/outdoor fireplace/hot tub/total relaxation (strong wifi with actual high speed internet)
the location and home were great with plenty of space and amenities (hot tub fireplaces tvs etc
the beds and couches were super comfy
the sun room was the perfect place to enjoy a morning coffee
the kitchen is amazing and ready for cooking and making terrific coffee and espresso
the house is very clean and romantic
hot tub was clean and easy to use
the house was lovely clean and had everything we needed
while all the modern touches are there and the house is fresh clean and updated very nicely
great place everything was so organized and clean
bob was a great host
owners were very responsive and helpful
our family enjoyed a great stay highly recommend the hosts and quick responses to any questions
the hosts were easy to communicate with and were very responsive
our host was quick to answer our inquiries and very helpful
nice place centrally located to the things we like to do
great location too we will be back
perfect location for hiking close to the grocery store a stones throw from the lake
greg's house is fantastic and the location is more than ideal
super close to homewood ski resort (5 min drive
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7. Two-bedroom lakefront retreat in South Lake Tahoe (from USD 346)

There’s no place better to stay in Southern Lake Tahoe than this lovely two-bedroom lakefront retreat. Sitting at the end of a peaceful and private cul-de-sac sits right on the edge of the water and offers unobstructed views of Lake Tahoe. As you enter the house, a striking river rock fireplace is the focal point of the living/kitchen area. The bedrooms are comfy, complete with ensuite bathrooms. Everywhere you look, you can see the lake and the mountains. On sun-kissed days, enjoy a cuppa or a glass of wine on the patio.

South Lake Tahoe, California, United States
257 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
unbelievable views super comfy bed and free coffee and biscotti
great views an comfortable environment
gorgeous views from both the living room and bedroom
the views are stunning and the apartment is extremely comfortable with everything you need
awesome location fully stocked kitchen plenty of space and incredible views of the lake
the house is very clean and well equipped
all very organized and clean
a good place on the lake very clean and cozy
the place is very clean and has everything you could need
i wish the living room and kitchen were more clean without small spiders
rhonda is a wonderful host
rhonda is a great host and answered my questions very quickly
owners definitely know how to receive guests
stupendous place and a very responsive host
the host has lovely touches for her guest
place and location were wonderful
awesome location and great experience
gorgeous location on the waters edge
nice location right on the lake
the location is great within walking distance to many restaurants and shops
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8. Four-bedroom lakefront paradise

Soak in the boundless serenity staying at this villa-style west shore lakefront rental. While it lies away from the highway, it’s close enough to ride a bike into town too. That said, its the dazzling Tahoe views from every room that is the standout here. There are four bedrooms, of which the master enjoys the best view. They feature plush beds, TVs, and ensuite bathrooms. The master even has a terrace with once-in-a-lifetime views of the lake. Downstairs, the living room with the fireplace is just the place to cozy up with stellar lake views. With a full kitchen with a marble island, every minute of the day is mealtime!

9. Two-storey 1960s townhouse

If you want complete privacy, combined with amenities during your Lake Tahoe vacation, then this wonderful two-story 1960s townhouse is perfect. This western Lake Tahoe home is the epitome of Tahoe living. So, this house has everything from bedrooms, a living room, and a dining room to a phenomenal deck. The patio is the perfect place to enjoy grilling at the barbeque while sitting on the comfy seating and enjoying phenomenal views of the pier and the lake. During summers, you can enjoy swimming in the large outdoor pool or even go fishing or boating on the lake. Plus, you’ll love the fact that you can enjoy phenomenal lake views from every room.

3 reviews  
condo 6 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
the beds were actually pretty comfy
the pool was closed when we got there but looked beautiful
there were plenty of towels and the house was clean
the owner was very helpful and the location was amazing
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Lovely Lake Tahoe

A lakefront vacation at Lake Tahoe sits on top of many traveller’s lists and it should do so on yours too. So, pack your bags and head to this surreal lakefront and stay at one of these amazing vacation rentals that will make your holiday all the more memorable.

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