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Lake Tahoe Luxury Vacation Rentals

Imagine a romantic getaway where you're waking up to panoramic views of the lake, sipping your coffee on your private balcony, and indulging in some outdoor recreation like golfing, skiing, or hiking.

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Lake Tahoe Luxury Vacation Rentals

Couples need a romantic getaway to reconnect and rekindle their relationship. It's an opportunity to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, escape technology and all its distractions, and spend quality time together. For couples looking to reconnect and relax in a setting that offers stunning lake views, world-class restaurants, and exciting outdoor activities, then a romantic getaway in Lake Tahoe is the perfect solution.

What makes Lake Tahoe so special? Well for starters, the lake resembles an endless mirror, reflecting the majestic Sierra Nevada mountains that surround it. By day, the azure waters provide a dramatic backdrop for outdoor activities, and at night star-filled skies light up the landscape with vivid colors- it's no wonder why so many couples flock to the area each year.

Lake Tahoe Luxury Vacation Rentals

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When it comes to finding the most intimate spaces, couples will have plenty of options to choose from. The selection ranges from cozy cabins nestled in the mountains to luxury estates with private beaches, and modern smart homes that offer breathtaking views. Some of the top luxury rental options include Wander Tahoe Slopes, The Ritz Carlton Residences in Northstar Village, the luxurious Zalanta Resort and Spa at the Village, and The Ridge Tahoe Resort. All of these properties offer stunning views of Lake Tahoe as well as luxury amenities such as private beaches, hot tubs, and swimming pools.

Our Top Pick: Wander Tahoe Slopes

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  • Location: Truckee, California

  • Beds/Baths: 3 Beds/3 Baths

  • Occupancy: Up to 10

  • Square Footage: 2,275 sq ft

Wander Tahoe Slopes is Wander's prime ski-in/ski-out home. Tucked in the mountains of the world-class Northstar Resort, the luxury home features direct access to the Timberline Triple Lift and a private hot tub that is open 12 months a year so you can après year-round. The house is perfect for remote work or a corporate retreat, as it includes 4 state-of-the-art workstations, along with modern amenities like Ultra-fast Wi-Fi, Smart Home Technology, and a foosball table to balance the work with play. To find out more and book your stay at Wander Tahoe Slopes click here!

Most Romantic Things to do in Lake Tahoe

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If you're planning to woo your partner, you'll be happy to learn that there are plenty of activities available in the area. Whether you're interested in skiing, ice skating, fishing, hiking, or enjoying water sports like kayaking and paddle boarding, Lake Tahoe is sure to have it! And with such a variety of recreational activities located on the lake, you can definitely find your sweet escape.

1. Spa Day:

Unwind at a luxurious spa in one of Lake Tahoe’s many resorts. From therapeutic massages to healing facials, couples can enjoy a pampering session designed to leave them feeling rejuvenated. In addition to spa treatments, many properties also offer activities such as yoga, Pilates, and tai chi sessions to help couples reconnect with each other and nature. Pricing will vary depending on the resort.

2. Private Gondola Ride at Heavenly Valley:

For a truly romantic experience, couples can book a private gondola ride with their significant other in the breathtaking backdrop of Lake Tahoe. The Heavenly Gondola travels up the mountain from Heavenly Village in 15 minutes and stops midway at the observation deck viewing platform for photos. Reservations can be made online.

3. Scenic Flight Tour:

Enjoy a private scenic flight tour with your special someone and take in the breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe from up above with Tahoe Helicopters. Destinations include Emerald Bay, Fallen Leaf Lake, Desolation Wilderness, Crystal Bay, and Sand Harbor. They also provide scenic helicopter tours, high-altitude flight training (primary and advanced), and a platform for aerial photography.

4. Moonlit Kayak Tour:

Paddle along the shore as you watch the sun slowly sink behind the majestic peaks of the Sierra by booking a romantic kayaking tour under the stars with your loved one. The tour will launch from Tahoe City just before sunset and is a great way to explore some of Lake Tahoe's most iconic sites.

5. Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride:

For an unforgettable experience, couples can take a sunrise hot air balloon ride over the mountains overlooking Lake Tahoe. The adventure begins shortly after sunrise (around 5:15 AM - 6:45 AM) when hot air balloon ride weather conditions are the best and the natural beauty of this alpine setting is revealed.

6. Sunset Sailboat Cruise:

Explore Lake Tahoe’s beauty with a romantic sunset sailboat cruise with your loved one. The cruise offers an unforgettable evening experience complete with famous Tahoe sunsets, breathtaking views, local cuisine, and live music.

7. Snowshoe Tour:

Take a romantic snowshoe tour with your partner and experience Lake Tahoe's beauty in the wintertime. Snowshoes are designed in such a way that you can walk ‘normally’ in snow. Snowshoeing in Tahoe allows you to get away from the crowds, and into a magical winter wonderland of silent forests, beautiful mountains, and stunning views.

8. Horseback Riding:

Take an unforgettable adventure in the scenic beauty of Lake Tahoe without having to do all the walking by booking a horseback riding tour for two through Lake Tahoe’s stunning backcountry. This is the perfect way to spark romance and connect with your partner. Please note that this activity is only available in the summer, during the rest of the year, the animals are given time to rest and graze.

9. Zip Line Tours:

Get an adrenaline rush and take a thrilling zip line tour through the treetops near Lake Tahoe by booking with Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks. They offer zip lines in almost every course. Many courses have multiple zip lines mixed in with a variety of “bridges” / events.

10. Skiing:

Spend a romantic day skiing on the slopes of Lake Tahoe with your special someone. North Lake Tahoe, also known as the precious sapphire of the Sierra, is home to some of the region’s most outstanding skiing resorts. The picturesque region is packed with ski runs, panoramic views, and some of the best après-ski culture in the nation.

At the end of the day, couples can relax in the tranquility of their luxurious Lake Tahoe getaway. With its majestic mountain views, crystal clear lake waters, and plenty of activities to keep you entertained, a romantic escape at Lake Tahoe is truly unforgettable!

Book a Wander

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Make your next romantic getaway one to remember by booking Wander Tahoe Slopes. After a day out exploring all the activities and experiences Lake Tahoe has to offer, there's no better place for couples to return to than this luxurious vacation rental for some well-deserved rest and relaxation. Become a Wander member by booking your first stay, and get access to a world of discounts from brands like Herman Miller, Lazzoni, NollaPelli, and more!

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