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Price and Availability Index for South Lake Tahoe
Holiday Letting Price Information in South Lake Tahoe
The graph shows average prices of holiday lettings in South Lake Tahoe for the next twelve months. Prices reach their peak during one week in December. The average price per night in a holiday letting in South Lake Tahoe this week (21/12 - 28/12) is £333. Conversely, the cheapest average prices are in one week of September (28/09 - 05/10).
Holiday Home Availability Information in South Lake Tahoe
Check how busy South Lake Tahoe is with our availability graph. The week with the lowest percentage of available properties is in June (29/06 - 06/07). The week with the highest percentage of available lettings is in September (28/09 - 05/10).
The Weather in South Lake Tahoe
Here is our climate diagram for South Lake Tahoe. July is the warmest month of the year in South Lake Tahoe, with temperatures reaching an average daily maximum of 27°. No heat wave is expected in January, when minimum average temperatures usally hit a -9° low. The rainiest month is March, while the driest month is August.
Enjoy a different California with South Lake Tahoe holiday lettings
It was Mark Twain himself who said that Lake Tahoe was "the fairest picture the whole Earth affords."
Your holiday letting in South Lake Tahoe will not disappoint, and this year-round destination is ideal for all travellers. Whether you're coming during winter, spring, fall, or summer, the lake delights. With beautiful turquoise colours, it shimmers as one of the country’s deepest lakes. With 72 miles of shoreline, there’s plenty of space to enjoy. Explore the the north shore of Lake Tahoe for more high-end entertainment, while the southern tip is packed with great restaurants and a younger crowd. To the west, you'll find rugged yet timeless charm, while the east retains a raw and natural, undeveloped beauty. From your holiday letting in South Lake Tahoe, the region is easy to navigate; even easier to enjoy!
Eating your way around Lake Tahoe
After a day of exploring, we’re betting your appetite will be bigger than ever. You’re in luck here! The local philosophy is play hard, and eat well! With the many great restaurants in South Lake Tahoe, you will never go hungry. From local cafés to fine dining favorites, Lake Tahoe has it all. If you’re feeling fancy, go for a meal at Riva Grill, or try the celebrates cuisine at Evans which serves American gourmet.
There’s plenty of international fare, too — from Mexican to Italian, Japanese or American cuisine. You can choose from many breakfast specials, buffets or take-out services. One thing to note: even in the fancy restaurants, it is acceptable to dress casually while on holiday. If you'd prefer, you can always order takeout to enjoy in the privacy of your holiday letting in South Lake Tahoe.
Best times to visit South Lake Tahoe
If you’re planning a beach trip, then arrive when the wildflowers bloom and it’s sunny on the shores. That’s July and August, when you can also go trail hiking and ride mountain bikes with stunning lake views. From September to October, expect temperatures to drop and the crowds to depart. The winter months of December to March present wonderful winter sports opportunities. Go skiing, snowboarding, or hiking with the whole family, then return to dry off and relax in the privacy of your holiday letting in South Lake Tahoe.
What to see in Lake Tahoe: best sights for visitors
Because the lake is sunny year-round, you have outdoor adventures guaranteed. In the summer, South Lake Tahoe offers swimming, kayaking, fishing, stand-up paddle boarding and other water sports. Ski-lovers can hit the slopes of Heavenly Mountain during winter, and artists and photographers can enjoy the lake no matter the season.
There’s no end to the beautiful sights of Lake Tahoe. This picturesque destination includes the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the south and Emerald Bay State Park, only a short drive from South Lake Tahoe holiday homes. On Fentte Island, also called “little rock island,” you’ll find fascinating rock formations. The sunken treasures of Lake Tahoe can be studied at the Vikingsholm castle, where private tours can be arranged. Best of all, after enjoying all the sights and exploring the area, you get to return home to the comfort and convenience of your very own holiday letting in South Lake Tahoe.
Art and culture by the lake
The locals in the lake area take art very seriously. There are always some great art exhibits, galleries and live events to catch. Check out the Tahoe Art League which provides free monthly art demonstrations, workshops and classes for all ages.
Because the lake is so awe-inspiring, it nurtures one’s creativity and speaks to the need to conserve the environment. You’ll find many active groups constantly teaching the lake and mountain culture, encouraging art groups, and curating local art. Visit the Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery to witness some incredible lake-inspired works, and you’ll quickly learn a lot about this special place, where spiritual and historical influences play a big role in conservation and culture.
Excursion destinations in the Lake Tahoe area
A unique way to take in the sights while staying at your holiday home in South Lake Tahoe is by sleigh! Have some old-fashioned fun and ride along the Old Pony Express Trail to see Lake Tahoe’s more spectacular views from harder-to-reach locations. Bring your kids, and keep your camera handy! Ride the sleigh, complete with jingle bells and crisp white snowflakes falling all around. It's a wonderful, classic Christmas-time experience.
Check out South Lake Tahoe is with a bird's-eye view! If you take a helicopter tour, you’ll get the privilege of finding out why Emerald Bay is the most photographed spot on the lake. You can access all this and much more with ease when you book a holiday letting in South Lake Tahoe.
Snow capped mountains and serene sunny side beaches at South Lake Tahoe
Pope Beach is set amidst the Sierra Nevada Mountains and Lake Tahoe. It provides amazing views, splendid swimming opportunities and a way to unwind with the entire family.
Lower Eagle Falls
The best time to visit is in spring when the falls are full of water. Get a refreshing experience by trekking the 45 metre high waterfall trail.
Taylor Creek Visitor Centre
From the Taylor Creek Visitor Centre, follow the popular Rainbow Trail looping through the meadows and marshes. Connect with and follow a naturalist to discover how the meadow meets the lake.
Also known as Tahoe's hidden castle, Vikingsholm is a sprawling 38 room mansion inspired by Scandinavian architecture and made from local materials.
B000351-1: The Gondola at Heavenly
Take this 3.8 km cable car ride over Lake Tahoe up to the observation deck at 2,800 metres for a panoramic view of the lake, valley and the wilderness.
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