9 Best Vacasa Rentals In Tahoe City, California - Updated 2023

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Perched on the edge of North Lake Tahoe is Tahoe City, a quaint destination bursting with energy, liveliness and charm. It boasts a rich history, splendid lakefront views and historical landmarks that attract travellers by the hordes. If you’re the outdoorsy sort, Commons Beach and Tahoe State Recreation Area are must-visit spots. A biking trip down Truckee River Bike Trail will be equally fun, as well. Watson Cabin Museum, Gatekeeper’s Museum, Hellman-Ehrman Mansion and Vikingsholm Mansion make for interesting outings for the history buffs. Additionally, Lake Tahoe, North America’s largest alpine lake, is also easily accessible from Tahoe City. Head there if you find scuba diving, boating, rafting, skiing and zip lining fun. In between checking out these attractions, make sure to have a comfortable place to stay. Check into one of the best Vacasa rentals in Tahoe City, California.

1. North Lake Lodge (from USD 275)

North Lake Lodge is an ideal choice in a convenient location. Sunnyside Resort, a popular tourist spot for outdoor activities, is a short walking distance from the rental. For winter visitors, Homewood Mountain Resort, Alpine Meadows, and Squaw Valley are all less than 16 km (10 mi) away. Don’t worry about soiled clothes as there is a private laundry are provided here.

This two-storey home has several other convenient amenities. The cooking enthusiasts in the group can busy themselves in not one, but two full kitchens at the rental. Once you’re done exploring the many activities in the vicinity, you can choose to soak yourselves in the private hot tub. Else, grab your coffee and step out onto the wraparound deck to breathe in the fresh mountain air.

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Tahoe City, CA
16 reviews  
108 ( adults) guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

2. Haven on Cathedral (from USD 89)

The recently remodelled Haven on Cathedral is a beautiful base to explore Tahoe City. Free Wi-Fi is offered here so you can catch your favourite show on your personal devices. Else, power up the cable television with a DVD player in the living room and enjoy a movie marathon.

You can even warm up by the gas fireplace and gather all your loved ones for a fun session of board games. Feeling hungry? Prepare a complete meal in the fully equipped kitchen or organize a barbecue cookout with the gas grill outdoors.

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Tahoe City, CA
25 reviews  
8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

3. Bearing Drive Escape (from USD 450)

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life and check into this well-appointed Vacasa home that can comfortably accommodate up to eight guests. This cosy home features a spacious living room where you can busy yourself with a PS4 video game on the large flat-screen television. Else, you can cosy up by the gas fireplace and spend time chatting away with loved ones.

While here, you won’t need to spend an extra buck dining out as there is a fully equipped kitchen, and you can enjoy your meals together on the large six-person dining table. There is complimentary Wi-Fi access and a work desk so you can stay connected and can get some work done if need be.

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Tahoe City, CA
12 reviews  
8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

4. Tahoe Delight (from USD 114)

Enjoy the best of modern amenities and rustic charm at this quaint family cabin. It can easily house up to 10 guests and 4 dogs per booking. While here, you can light up the wood fireplace in the living room, hook up your devices to the free Wi-Fi and watch your favourite show or movie. Else, step out to the deck and soak in the private hot tub for ultimate relaxation.

Guests staying here with kids can request baby-friendly amenities such as baby gates and kids’ games to ensure that their little ones are also taken care of. Those who enjoy cooking can prepare a meal in the full kitchen and relish it with loved ones in the dining room. They can also head out to the backyard for a fun barbecue cookout.

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Tahoe City, CA
15 reviews  
10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

5. Tahoe City Treasure (from USD 101)

Tahoe City Treasure is a good six-person private accommodation that you can consider. Make yourselves comfortable in the living room and read a book in the natural light offered by floor-to-ceiling windows. You can also turn on the Wi-Fi-enabled television and catch your favourite movie. For top-notch comfort, slip into the private hot tub on the deck and relish the pine-scented air while admiring views of the greenery all around. There is a gas grill too for those of you who enjoy barbecue cookouts.

You can also step outside the property to have some fun in nearby attractions. The popular Commons Beach is about 550 m (1,800 ft) away from this rental. You can also try one of the many outdoor activities such as swimming, fishing, picnicking and windsurfing at Tahoe State Recreation Area, which is a short walk away from this rental.

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Tahoe City, CA
54 reviews  
6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

6. Red Fox Retreat (from USD 155)

This charming six-person home is a good family-friendly private accommodation. You can pick out a book from the small collection made available at the rental and enjoy it on the patio outdoors. You can also enjoy a fun board game session in the toasty ambience of the living room with a wood-burning fireplace.

No need to pack heavy as there is a private washer and dryer in the unit. Cooking enthusiasts can either make use of the full kitchen indoors or host a fun cookout with the gas grill outdoors. One dog weighing up to 18 kg (40 lbs) is also permitted for an additional fee.

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Tahoe City, CA
16 reviews  
6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

7. Granlibakken Elegance - Unit B (from USD 81)

Here’s a great option for a group of four travelling to the area. This well-appointed condominium is a well-furnished retreat that features a kitchenette so you can prepare small meals for your family with ease. Plus, free Wi-Fi has been made available so you can pack in some studies or work. The outdoor deck is the perfect spot to sip your morning coffee while taking in Tahoe City’s refreshing air. Else, slip into the shared hot tub on-site and rid yourselves of your worries for a short while.

If there are more of you travelling together, fret not as the neighbouring Vacasa rental, Unit A, can be rented alongside this home.

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Tahoe City, CA
21 reviews  
4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

8. Talmont Trailhead Cabin (from USD 150)

Check out Talmont Trailhead Cabin which can house up to six guests. It features a full kitchen where you can prepare gourmet-level meals and relish them in the dining room. For an even better experience, slide open the living room’s doors that open to a wraparound deck where you can enjoy your meals alfresco. Else, if you want to chill indoors, you can light the fireplace in the living room and cosily lounge on the couch with one of the books made available on-site.

The family room upstairs is equipped with a television and DVD player so you can catch your favourite show or movie. You can also step out to the balcony attached to this room and admire quiet mornings and starry night skies. Note that quiet hours are to be observed between 10 pm to 8 am. Guests are also requested to not leave any food items in their cars or outdoors as they may attract bears. Garbage is to be secured in the locked box made available on-site.

If you feel like stepping out, the famous trails of Paige Meadows are the perfect spot for hiking, biking and cross-country skiing. It is only a walking distance away from this rental.

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Tahoe City, CA
41 reviews  
6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

9. Unit 18B at Granlibakken (from USD 49)

Spend a romantic stay at this comfortable second-floor home. Enjoy a cosy date with a small meal prepared in the rental’s kitchenette which is equipped with a microwave oven, mini-refrigerator and coffee maker. You can also cuddle up and catch a movie on the large flat-screen television in the living room. There’s Wi-Fi and a work desk too, so you can use this rental as a pad for remote work. However, do note that internet connectivity might be patchy at times.

If you’re getting bored at home, you can enjoy a splash in the shared swimming pool or enjoy a thrilling game of basketball or tennis at the courts.

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Tahoe City, CA
8 reviews  
2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Explore a medley of attractions in Tahoe City

Tahoe City, with its unending charm, is easily one of those destinations that will sate your wanderlust. Amiable locals, exquisite views and an utterly lively atmosphere infuse brilliance into this destination. Plan your next getaway here and don’t forget to book one of the best Vacasa rentals in Tahoe City, California, to ensure great accommodation.

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