10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In South Lake Tahoe, California - Updated 2021

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The city of South Lake Tahoe is a relatively small town located along the scenic shore of Lake Tahoe. This city is frequented by couples and families who are looking for a quiet weekend getaway. Travelers headed towards Las Vegas, Nevada often make an overnight stop at South Lake Tahoe to rest. This city is also a frequented skiing center of western United States as it enjoys a snowy highland climate with relatively low humidity. Snowfall lovers will not be disappointed as this region is known to receive heavy snowfall each year. This destination is also known for hosting the annual three-day Blacklist Festival that pays tribute to unconventional art and film. If you’re looking for a place to stay, South Lake Tahoe has some of the most luxurious vacation rental homes in the area. Check out the list of the best Vrbo vacation rentals in South Lake Tahoe, California.

1. Well-equipped pet-friendly cabin (from USD 174)

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Located close to the mountains, the Cubby Bear Cabin features beamed ceilings and cedar paneling. It offers a breath-taking view of the gorgeous ponderosa pines. Equipped with an updated gas-powered fireplace, this cabin is the best way to comfortably enjoy the snowfall. The property features two bedrooms and offers a sleeping capacity of five people. The cabin is pet-friendly and offers all the expected amenities including off-street parking and a dedicated dining area. It is also equipped with additional features for your safety such as a smoke detector, exterior lighting, and a carbon monoxide detector. Nearby, there are plenty of fun activities that you can indulge in such as kayaking, boat rides, outdoor barbeque, water sports, skiing, snowboarding, tennis and even golfing.

Cubby Bear Cabin*Pet Friendly*Picturesque, So Lake Tahoe
32 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It was well stocked for basic cooking
The cabin has everything we need to sleep and eat My family like to cook rather than eating outside
It is a bit small if you are 6 foot 7 like me and our other guest
This feels cheap and like nickel and diming to me
A few seconds after adding butter to the hot pan a voice came through the smoke alarms saying the alarm was about to sound
Cleanliness:
The cabin really wasn't very clean
it's charm as soon as we stepped inside Very comfortable and "homey" feeling
Cozy cabin conveniently located in South Lake Tahoe Very clean and warm when it is chilly outside
Thank you for being easy to deal with and for ensuring the cabin was clean and comfortable
The house was very clean and neat but this hidden space made me disappoinred
Host:
The WIFI was not working even though they advertised they have one
We contacted the owner and she responded very quickly
However she could not help it because of her family event 2
I also emailed the owner and she responded that evening
Given those expectations still would have loved clean windows dusting cob web removal
Location:
(Go to the Lucky Beaver Grill for the best burgers )
It is close to restaurants and shops
The Cubby Bear Cabin is great
The location is really convenient to go to Reiley's grocery store and
The area is beautiful quiet and right next to a cute strip of restaurants and shops
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2. Modern living space with plenty of activities nearby (from USD 120)

Located just five minutes’ away from El Dorado Beach, this two-bedroom house offers an occupancy of four people. Bike trails are located nearby as well. If you are looking to indulge in international cuisine, a five-minute walk will lead you to a wide variety of options such as Japanese, Italian, Mexican and even Chinese. There’s even a burger shack located nearby. This home is well-equipped with modern amenities and offers an incredibly comfortable memory foam mattress. As the property is centrally located, it offers you easy access to all local attractions.

Centrally Located Charmer | 5 Mins to El Dorado Beach | Fenced Yard, Deck
South Lake Tahoe, CA, US
49 reviews  Wifi Available
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 30
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the outside lawn was a little dry/dead completely different from the pictures shown
my little kids kept getting splinters in their hands and feet from the old wood
The open kitchen and good sized dining area were pluses
Would have given it 5/5 if it had cable/satellite TV like every other place we have rented in Tahoe
Two areas of improvement for me would be: new mattress in the second bedroom and raise the height of the shower head
Cleanliness:
Rental was very clean and we had everything we needed
House was very clean which was a plus
It was very clean and had everything we needed to make our 3 day stay comfortable The washer and dryer full sized which was nice
The vacation rental was very clean
The house was very clean and in a quiet neighborhood
Host:
I was more than happy with the location
I was more than happy with the location
Pretty minor but figured I would
:We saw that many people gave 4-5stars and had great expectations for this property
These are all minor issues which can be fixed for the next guest
Location:
Close to restaurants and shops Fairly quiet neighbors
Lots of great eaterys within walking distance
the neighbors looked a little sketchy but overall seemed like a quiet neighborhood
Liked the enclosed backyard lawn
The location was perfect as it was close to several great restaurants
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3. A condo that redefines luxury and comfort

Located a short walk from the Truckee River, this cabin-style condo offers an open kitchen, complete with granite countertops and a host of amenities which makes preparing meals a breeze. You can also take a stroll and find multiple dining out options. This cabin is designed with group vacations in mind and houses a maximum of four occupants between the grassy meadows. The property is located in close vicinity to the Heavenly Mountain Resort and Lake Tahoe.

Cub's Den: Cabin-Style Condo in South Lake Tahoe - Near Camp Richardson
South Lake Tahoe, CA, US
38 reviews
cabin 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Internet is excellent and high speed
The cabin was easy to find parking was great
Updated kitchen is efficient to cook in and the bathroom is nice as well
The living room features a comfortable couch and recliner chair with a big screen TV and cable Good quality internet connection as well
The only negative to mention was that bed part of the sofa bed was not comfortable as a bed -
Cleanliness:
It was very clean and comfortable and nicely decorated
The house was very clean and beautiful
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
Host:
This owner unlike many appears to monitor his property carefully
I am very allergic to both cigarette smoke and dog hair
The owner was professional easy to work with and obviously takes good care of the property
Also kudos to Property Management for keeping us updated about early check in late check out etc
I was more than happy with the location
Location:
Great location in quiet neighborhood
close-by Pope Baldwin and Kiva beaches are a 10 minute drive and
Moreover grill and pizza cafes turned out to be on the next street
It is in a great location - a few minutes to the "Y" which has Raley's KMART CVS and some fast food places as well as other restaurants
some Goodwill pots are better
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4. Feature-packed and conveniently located

This luxurious home is located incredibly close to Lake Tahoe and is designed for comfort. Casinos and outdoor activities are also available close by. This upscale property offers a wide variety of amenities that include a dishwasher, garbage disposal, dining table, recliner and more. The property offers two bedrooms and can house six people comfortably.

Remodeled House, Walk to Lake, Close to Heavenly, Wi-Fi, HDTV, $120, Free Night
South Lake Tahoe, CA, US
90 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

5. Enjoy a quiet getaway

Designed for two guests, this intimate cabin offers laminated flooring and a renovated bathroom with a stone vanity, bronze fixtures and more. The property is well-stacked as far as amenities are concerned. It features a back porch which is perfect to enjoy the forest-view in the morning with a warm cup of freshly-brewed coffee. It features a TV in both the bedroom as well as the living area. Additionally, the cabin is located in a quiet neighborhood so you won’t be surprised by sudden loud noises, making it perfect for a peaceful stay.

Updated Basecamp Close to Creek, Meadow & Bike Path
26 reviews
House 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The best thing about the place is the bed Super comfy
The bike paths shopping and great food
Advertised pool/hot tub - None on property TV - couldn't even get a local news channel
The unit comes fully stocked with everything you need
and I desperately needed to lie down
Cleanliness:
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The cabin was clean and the grounds were well cared for
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
Host:
They were very attentive and let us know they were always there if we ran into any big problem or had questions
Someone did a nice job of giving the unit contemporary look
I was more than happy with the location
I was more than happy with the location
and we both noted how we did not hear the other
Location:
I recommend this vacation rental Reviewer Comments:This wonderful cabin is closely located to the 'Y' and is surrounded by beautiful trees and nature
I haven't stayed in South Lake Tahoe area before so maybe all the rentals are like this on busy streets
I recommend this vacation rental Reviewer Comments:The property is in a great location in South Lake Tahoe
At night it's peaceful and quiet
The rental is toward the front of the private neighborhood so a lot of people drive past to get to their places
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6. Vintage hand-built cabin from the 1960s

Originally hand-built in 1960, the 49 Pines cabin is the perfect way to spend quality time with your loved ones. This cabin has two bedrooms and offers a maximum occupancy for six people. A short drive will lead you to Pope Beach, Camp Richardson Beach, the Stables and exceptional nightlife experiences. The cabin comes with all the required amenities and offers additional items such as games, puzzles to keep you entertained. A dedicated dining area is also available which seats six people. In case you are in the mood for a barbeque, this property also offers an outdoor grill and a sizable patio.

Available Thanksgiving South Lake Tahoe Cabin Ski Hike Fish Boat Sleeps 6
10 reviews
cabin 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
My kids were happy to have wi-fi and could watch TV at night
bike riding and eating out
We also enjoyed the cozy cabin
Kitchen was well stocked and had everything that we needed to prepare our meals Our family was very comfortable here and it was the perfect place for our annual getaway
Cabin was well equipped with everything we needed Hope to return
Cleanliness:
It was clean and very comfortable
This place was centrally located in South Lake Tahoe
Host:
Cleary and prompt communication with the owner
We rented this at the last minute and the owner was very accommodating and helpful
Definitely gives a good cabin feel and atmosphere Great for families and those just looking for a getaway with friends
For us the location was ideal as we were meeting up with friends at Camp Richardson and could ride our bikes down the hill to the bike path
Large microwave and a good drip coffee machine
Location:
49 Pines is a great little cabin that has been updated
The location was in a nice quiet neighborhood with a very relaxing feel
Close to raleys supermarket for anything you need And close to the ski slopes and good food yet far enough from heavenly village and casinos that you don't get trapped by the crowds
We loved our stay here Quiet neighborhood with easy access to lake and Tahoe trails Easy checkin and good communication
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7. Lake-view condo with three bedrooms

Located directly across Lake Tahoe, this condo offers incredible lake and mountain views. This three-bedroom property is equipped with three bedrooms and two baths. Located incredibly close to the casino and ski resorts, this condo features an outdoor as well as an Olympic-sized indoor heated swimming pool. Additionally, there are tennis, volleyball and basketball courts. The property offers you the luxury of a private beach and dedicated parking.

357 Ala Wai Condo #205
357 Ala Wai #205
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

8. Enjoy a fun filled weekend at a Tahoe-style cabin

Located 2 miles (3.2 km) from the casinos, this cabin is located within walking distance of the Regan beach. The public beach offers a dedicated playing area for children. A couple of miles away is the Heavenly Ski Resort and the Stateline Casinos which makes commute incredibly convenient. The pet-friendly cabin is a great way to unwind and enjoy your weekend. The property is thoughtfully constructed and offers all the major amenities, including a cozy fireplace. The cabin features two bedrooms and can accommodate four people.

780 Merced Dog Friendly Cabin Steps to the Lake with a double lot fenced yard.
10 reviews
cabin 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The cabin itself was very cozy
The only issue was the ant hills in the yard
well decorated and reminiscent of an older time but with modern amenities
The cabin was small but super
My dogs loved playing in the snow in the large backyard
Cleanliness:
It had everything we needed and was CLEAN
And their washer/dryer are full-sized units
That does mean the rooms are darkly-paneled
Host:
fishing boat trips casinos
The short walk to the beach made us very happy
My husband wanted me to mention we loved the kitchen
We do wish there would have been a couple small fans available to help move the air
So why the 5 stars?
Location:
Great little cabin in Al Tahoe neighborhood
tge cabin just needs a little help
(But not the beds--they did not skimp on the mattresses which were very comfortable )
The neighbors were friendly and the location was perfect; near the lake/beach/dog friendly beach and not far from great restaurants
The cabin is adorable and in ideal area
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9. Easy on the pocket, big on amenities

If you are looking for a pocket-friendly cabin that is located centrally, look no further than the 1421 Meadow Crest Cabin. A large backyard is perfect for chilling on a hot summer day or playing during the snowy winters. Besides all these features, this property is also pet-friendly and offers a dedicated garage as well. This property offers 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and offers a sleeping capacity of 10 people. It is equipped with all the amenities that you might need, including a microwave, a dishwasher, a fireplace, and an outdoor barbeque.

1421 Meadow Crest Classic One Level Cabin. Steps from the River!
3 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Great place for our families to stay close to the ski run marina and everything else in south lake
Host:
and it seems well taken care of
Not the most updated decor definitely gives vibes of visiting grandma but that's part of the charm
Location:
It may be older in style but everthing worked
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10. Peaceful retreat in the woods

For people seeking a quiet refuge, this house is located near the Truckee River. Casinos and ski resorts are merely a short drive away. The property has been recently renovated and offers all the amenities including a well-equipped kitchen, complete with a microwave. The property is located in a quiet neighborhood for an added peace of mind. Bike trails are present near the property which offers a scenic route along the east side of Tahoe Keys Marina. A walking trail near the highway leads to a dedicated camping zone. This home offers three bedrooms and has a maximum housing capacity of eight people.

QUIET NIEGHBORHOOD / MEADOW FOREST VIEW / CLOSE TO MARINA / FROM $175/NIGHT
8 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the few that had injuries) sliding down the yard and laughing like little kids
yet there's plenty of room to sleep in
It was anything but quiet
there was a RV parked on the side of the drive way that made it difficult to get two trucks in the driveway
We love the cozy living room with the gas fireplace
Host:
so we build a sledding trail with all the adults(except
We had a big group
Owner was quick to reply when we couldn't find wifi password Highly recommended
Finally as we were checking out and leaving
so we got to listen to a nail gun going off very frequently
Location:
Plenty of space Felt like a cabin in the woods Close enough to downtown yet far enough away
We spent a lots of time playing games
but it was a legitimate 15-20 degrees warmer in the two upstairs bedrooms with no way to cool it down
the house was ok but couch had multiple tears and few things broken in the house
Of course we never touched it why would we
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Enjoy a cozy stay at South Lake Tahoe, California

Plan your next vacation at South Lake Tahoe and reconnect with nature. Enjoy well-equipped Vrbo accommodations and partake in a multitude of fun and engaging activities. This destination is perfect for couples, friends, and family.

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Karan is a writer with over 4 years of experience in various niches including travel, lifestyle, cryptocurrency, mental health, and technology.

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