10 Best Yurts In And Near Lake Tahoe - Updated 2023

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In the lap of Sierra Nevada, Lake Tahoe is located in the heart of the California-Nevada State line. The Lake is surrounded by the beauty of Sierra-Nevada mountains, which can be enjoyed all through the year. During the summer, the visitors can try water sports like boating, kayaking, swimming, stand up paddle boarding or SUP, windsurfing etc. The shore of the lake is also known for wilderness backpacking adventures, camping and hiking. The winter brings the promise of snow, with the chance of trying out skiing or snowboarding. The grand lake altogether has 72 miles (115.8 km) of shoreline. There are many types of staying opportunities available close to the Lake which is rather unique in nature. One of these options is yurts, full of modern luxuries yet based on the lap of nature. Check out these best yurts in and near Lake Tahoe for an unusual stay.

1. Cozy retreat with meadow views (from USD 120)

Nestled in an alpaca ranch, this smoke-free property is ideal for couples and solo travelers. It offers a queen-size bed in the sleeping area. Guests have access to a full bathroom with a shower and a nice kitchen with cooking basics as well. Out on the deck, guests can enjoy fantastic views of the meadow and forest. If they want to immerse themselves in nature, guests can also stroll through the lush landscapes or have a picnic by the creek.

Indoor features of this rental include air conditioning and fans for comfort. Wi-Fi and a parking space for two cars are available as well.

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81 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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it’s clean and well kept
it was clean spacious and well stocked with everything we needed
clean and comfortable everything we needed in a beautiful setting
the yurt was clean and had what we needed for a weekend getaway
the resident pup is adorable and the craftsmanship cleanliness and decor are perfection in this yurtastic rental
hosts are awesome people
the hosts are friendly and accommodating
the owners are very accommodating and friendly
jeanette was amazing and communicative while letting us have our space
they were very kind informative and made us feel right at home
great place to relax
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2. Sweet little yurt near outdoor activities (from USD 102)

This sweet little yurt is a cozy place to stay close to many outdoor adventures. It’s nestled within an organic veggie and flower farm so you are assured of peace and tranquility. It comes with a double bed to sleep up to two people in total comfort. The rental also comes with a wood-burning fireplace to keep you snug and comfy throughout your stay.

Thrill-seekers will have a blast here since there are so many exciting activities in the nearby rivers, mountains, and hiking trails.

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Colfax, California, United States
269 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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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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3. Luxurious yurt in the middle of forest (from USD 178)

Surrounded by the tranquillity of the forest, the yurt comes with excellent views of the sunset. The yurt is located in the edge of a forested ravine, facing the forest and the mountains. This yurt rental near Lake Tahoe has a queen bed with a separate living area for a comfortable stay. The guests are offered the use of a salt-water vanishing edge pool and spa. The SPA can be heated two hours before dusk on request. This swimming pool is located with the view of the surroundings. Here, you can try various kinds of activities, like hiking, river rafting, wine tasting, and mountain biking.

Garden Valley, California, United States
256 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

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also very very little cell service and the wifi was pretty slow and spotty
the beautiful pool and gorgeous views were definite highlights
lovely escape with great views amazing pool and killer views
the pool and heated spa were great to catch the sunsets
gorgeous view and the hot tub /pool area is very nice
the bedding and towels were super clean without the sticky smell of a typical hotel sheets
clean quiet private and very comfortable
plenty of supplies to clean up from bbq dinner
the place was clean and the infinity pool was amazing
i’m deeply concerned about the safety and cleanliness of this place
the hosts were extremely responsive
beautiful property and the hosts are great
definitely nice people and great hosts who anticipate the every possible need of their guests
tamara was super responsive
they were very responsive with any questions we had and everything on the property was labeled very clearly
the location is beautiful and serene
this place is absolute paradise
amazing place in the middle of the forest
beautiful place plenty of places to hike and a very cute town close by
it’s a perfect place to get away from the city and relax
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4. The sophisticated yurt at Grass Valley (from USD 114)

The beautiful yurt is just a short drive from the downtown Grass Valley. It offers a chance of luxurious camping. The area provides easy access to the best hiking trails near Lake Tahoe, and you can walk many miles enjoying the beauty of nature. The yurt consists of a bed for two, a living area and kitchen. The king-sized bed comes with a plush topper. You can also hire an air mattress for an extra person. There is also a cozy dining area to enjoy your meal. There is a private bathroom only for your use, which comes with the modern facilities, a shower, bathtub, sink, and toilet. The yurt offers an excellent panoramic view of the surrounding area.

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Grass Valley, California, United States
88 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

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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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5. Peaceful and cozy yurt in the lap of nature (from USD 178)

The yurt is technically located in the lap of nature, giving you a chance of exploring it first-hand. The yurt is located in the Green Valley of California, surrounded by hiking trails, gorgeous lakes. The property is quite luxurious, with a vanishing edge salt-water pool offering a beautiful view of the surroundings. There is also SPA facilities, which can be availed upon request. There is a comfortable double bed for two in along with a sitting area in this Lake Tahoe yurt camping option. There is no kitchen available inside the yurt, but you can use the outdoor propane stove and propane grill.

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Garden Valley, California, United States
111 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

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the bed was very comfortable and sleeping with the sounds of nature was delightful
the pool was very pretty and the view amazing
the view and infinity pool design makes for a perfect sunset
the pool/ hot tub was beautiful and the views and sunset were lovely
this place is a bit pricey but totally worth it for the view and the pool/hot tub
very clean secluded and enjoyable place to stay
the yurt was great - very clean cozy and quiet we loved the attached outdoor bathroom space
we loved staying in the yurt the space was clean quiet and perfectly minimalist
the hosts offer great advice with a really quick response time
the hosts are super nice and considerate
i was staying there solo and tamara and ramon were such wonderful hosts
tamara and ramon are truly super-hosts as they provide incredible service on site and off site
also the pool is one of a kind
a great glamping location
i’ll definitely come back again perfect gateway weekend location out of the city
the yurt location is great- secluded with easy access to town and great hikes for outdoor adventures
an amazing location with great hosts
this is a great place to meditate and get away from the city
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6. Romantic yurt with copper tub (from USD 143)

Glamping at Lake Tahoe will be an enjoyable affair if you choose to stay at this listing. The romantic yurt comes with facilities of the sauna in an exclusive copper tub. The wooden yurt is basically based in the middle of the woods, surrounded by the authentic beauty of nature. It is located very close to the Nevada city, close to the Bitney Springs and Mystic Mine. The downtown Grass Valley and downtown Nevada City both are 10 to 15 minutes away from this property. The yurt is built in a rounded shape, with a glass top dome to enjoy the view. The large double bed is located in the loft and there is also a single sofa bed for an extra guest. A modern toilet is attached to the yurt, along with the copper tub. The outdoor area contains a large patio, with a beautiful view of the surroundings. The patio has comfortable sitting arrangements to relax or to enjoy your meal.

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Nevada City, California, United States
64 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

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think: gorgeous wood high ceilings cozy chairs and soft blankets
the design is amazing and it offers all the amenities of a normal apartment or home
this added to the getaway from the big city a beautiful yurt with internet tv
the bathrooms were newly remodeled and the entire place was easy to navigate
super quiet clean and simple
very clean and cozy for summer or winter
alexci's yurt was clean cozy and in a beautiful setting
it was in perfectly clean conditions and served as a wonderful retreat
great place in the middle of the woods the yurt is amazing clean and cool
the host was super responsive and accommodating
alexci was a gracious host and her property is a little slice of heaven
alexci was a great host - available enough if we had questions but out of sight otherwise
a great place with a great host
everyone on the property is friendly and helpful
great location and wonderful sauna and bathtub
i loved the location and the property offered a lot
it was a wonderful place for a couple to get away from the bustle of city life
i loved the quiet and listening to the birds early in the morning
beautiful location gracious host comfortable and inviting settings simple and accurate directions looking forward to our return visit
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7. Furnished yurt in wooded settings (from USD 100)

Located on the borders of Tahoe National Forest, this glamping yurt can sleep up to four guests and is perfect for a small family. This pet-friendly rental is ideally suited for outdoorsy travelers who wish to enjoy hiking, mountain biking, swimming, and other adventures. Outside the yurt, there is a picnic table, a claw foot bathtub, a back deck with an alfresco dining space, and a barbecue grill. The interior of the yurt is spacious and equipped with a modern kitchen, a furnished living area, a snug dining space, a queen-size bed, a well-equipped bathroom, and plenty of space to move around. Many crystal clear swimming pools and plenty of walking trails are located nearby.

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32 reviews  
studio 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
the yurt was comfortable and had all the amenities we needed for an almost camping experience
beautiful yurt very clean
yurt was pretty much as advertised looked nicer in the photos but was very clean and quiet
the property and yurt are extremely clean and more than what we expected
perfect directions provided by the owners as well
the owners are communicative and there is a care taker who is a neighbor
excellent customer service from the owner we had everything we needed
the owners were very responsive to our e- mails
the hosts were wonderful and communicative wanting to make sure we arrived ok
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8. The Mongolian yurt in Gold Country (from USD 152)

The yurt is created in a typical Mongolian style. The inside and outside of the big lavish yurt are decorated in traditional red-gold designs, portraying a striking effect. The lavish king-sized bed is located in the corner, with the separate living area at another corner. In the center of the yurt, the dining table is placed under a dome, known as ‘Tono’ in Mongolian. The yurt also has a deck with sitting arrangements and separate shower stalls. The lavish outdoor pool area is attached to the yurt, so is the hot tub with SPA facilities.

Colfax, California, United States
256 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 5 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

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the mattress i slept on was really comfortable
the ger is very spacious and super cozy with all the amenities you need
the pool with it’s sparkling water spacious deck and comfortable lounge chairs was a delightful place to hang out
the beds are big and comfortable and the heater works very well
we enjoyed the pool the outdoor kitchen and all the amenities
the place was very clean and very cozy
the hot tub was clean and nice to lounge in
the place was clean and organized as expected
the property was super clean and had decorations for day and many many lights at night (gorg )
the yurt is just gorgeous and stephanie richard are the absolute best hosts
richard and stephanie were amazing hosts from start to finish
wonderful hosts most relaxing space
they are top notch hosts and overall great people
the yurt and surroundings were wonderful and richard and stephanie were friendly and thoughtful hosts
close to the wonderful stevens trail
close by to a lot of beautiful hiking and wine tasting
the location and unique accommodations are spectacular and one of a kind
i would definitely recommend this location for anyone who wants to relax and have a great getaway
if you are looking for a place to rest relax and catch your breath from your busy life
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9. Yurt in Tahoe Vista

The yurt is built in the backyard of a property, centrally located in Tahoe Vista. The cozy yurt has a full-sized bed for a couple or two friends. There is a comfortable sofa, a sitting area, a sink and a heater inside the yurt. The outdoor area also has a sitting and dining area with barbeque facilities and a small shower for your use. You can also use the bathroom and kitchen of the main house.

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Tahoe Vista, California, United States
194 reviews  
Private room in yurt 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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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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10. Sophisticated yurt

Those who want to enjoy glamping near Lake Tahoe will be interested in this listing. The yurt offers excellent views of golden hills across the river. The canvas hut offers all the comforts of the modern home. It comes with grand glass windows with an excellent view of the valley. The french doors opens to a small patio with the views of the valley. The patio has a sitting arrangement where you can enjoy your meal with the best views of the mountains.

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Lotus, California, United States
327 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
a beautiful and comfortable yurt with all the amenities and some nice extra touches
i could stay there for a long period of time and be completely comfortable with the included amenities
the bed is super comfortable with great sheets
it was very clean and had many kitchen amenities which made cooking a breeze
they have thought of all the details to make it a wonderful and comfortable stay
so easy and clean and peaceful
the space is clean spacious and serene
it has everything you need and is very comfortable clean and nicely decorated
everything in the yurt was clean & useful
the yurt was very nice and clean perfect for a weekend of relaxation in the foothills
bob & faith were wonderful hosts and their yurt was an amazing escape
the hosts were very kind and helpful
the yurt is a one of a kind experience
they were very quick to respond to any questions that i had and very friendly hosts
the hosts were very friendly and knowledgeable of all the best places
amazing location and unique place to stay
loved the location the hot tub
very peaceful and relaxing location right by the river
cool location and the hot tub is awesome
they can expect a relaxing time in a beautiful location
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The four sides of Lake Tahoe

The four sides of Lake Tahoe feature four different kinds of attractions, the undeveloped eastern shore, and rugged western shore are best for enjoying the raw beauty of nature. The North shore is upscale whereas the southern shore is modern and full of motels and casinos. The south shore is also close to the city of Reno. The one grand advantage of staying in the yurts is they offer a unique experience of staying close to nature without compromising any comfort. So, choose which of these yurts you will prefer to stay in during your visit to Lake Tahoe, and book immediately.

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