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South Lake Tahoe Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most South Lake Tahoe hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your South Lake Tahoe trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page (opens in new window).

South Lake Tahoe Vacation

South Lake Tahoe Beach Vacation

A South Lake Tahoe vacation is the perfect opportunity to relax and unwind. Whether you like the thought of lazing around by the water or ambling along the shoreline collecting seashells, a trip to South Lake Tahoe is difficult to say no to. If you want to be near the town center, stay in the vicinity of Lakeside Beach. This stretch of coast is just 4 miles (7 km) away. We also have South Lake Tahoe vacation packages close to Pope Beach and El Dorado Beach, two other excellent nearby options.

Things You Should Know About South Lake Tahoe

  • If you enjoy a good party, plan your South Lake Tahoe vacation around Independence Day. Held on the 4th of July every year, it's an ideal opportunity to let your hair down with the locals and experience the vibe and culture of United States of America.
  • Settling on your travel budget is a piece of cake when you know the currency of your destination. Here, it's U.S dollars. Want some extra cash to splash around on fun experiences? With our South Lake Tahoe packages, you'll have loads of leftover change to spend.
  • You won't be short of friends to hang out with in South Lake Tahoe. About 21,700 residents call this beautiful place home.
  • Get set to launch into some sensational new experiences and save cash while you're at it. Our affordable South Lake Tahoe vacation deals make exploring this place even more tempting. Unmissable sights like Heavenly Ski Resort are just the beginning.

Save Time and Money with South Lake Tahoe Packages

What is the best way to save money on my South Lake Tahoe vacation?

South Lake Tahoe vacation packages on Expedia are one of the best ways to save time and money. Book now and save up to $583 — it's really that simple! Our database offers more than 550 partner airlines and 1,000,000 properties spread across the globe. With such a great range to pick from, you'll have no trouble organizing your perfect getaway. Worried your plans might change? You won't have to pay a fee for canceling if you make amendments to almost any booking.

What are the most popular types of hotels for a trip to South Lake Tahoe?

There's a place to stay for every kind of traveler in South Lake Tahoe. Some like private vacation homes, while others go with condos. We also highly recommend checking out the cabins and motels in the area.

What does a vacation booking with Expedia include?

It boils down to what sort of escape you want. South Lake Tahoe vacation packages can include hotels and flights, or flights, cars and hotels, or flights and cars — or only one of these as a stand-alone. You can also throw in activities and experiences, so you can score discounts on almost anything!

What are the best things to do in South Lake Tahoe?

One of the top activities here is Guided Lake Tahoe Photography Tour. For even more great ideas, head to our South Lake Tahoe things to do page.



*Savings based on all vacation package bookings with Flight + Hotel on Expedia.com from January through December 2020, as compared to price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.


Guide to Exploring around South Lake Tahoe

What are the advantages of a road trip to South Lake Tahoe? 

There’s nothing quite like a South Lake Tahoe road trip. And Expedia makes it easy for you to turn all those road trip ideas into reality. You can find cheap deals on hotels in South Lake Tahoe or bundle your hotels with car rentals to save even more. With our South Lake Tahoe packages, you’ll find hitting the highway for that road trip adventure is more affordable than ever.  

How to plan a road trip to South Lake Tahoe? 

Planning a road trip can feel daunting, especially when you’ll be making multiple bookings for your itinerary. But you can find car rentals and low rates on hotels all in one place— Expedia. How you plan your road trip depends on what’s important to you. People love to take road trips to experience the great outdoors, bond with friends or family and see more of the world. When planning, bundle your car rental and hotel into one discounted package to maximize savings on both. Or, leave room for spontaneity, booking what you need when you need it with our last-minute deals.  

What to do on a road trip to South Lake Tahoe? 

When taking a road trip adventure, it’s best to plan how you want to spend your time on your road trip itinerary. We don’t want you to miss out on any of the best things to do in South Lake Tahoe. You can book all the road trip activities on your South Lake Tahoe wishlist, and even plan activities along your route as well.  

How to rent a car for a road trip to South Lake Tahoe? 

For an epic road trip, you'll need the perfect car. Renting a car for a road trip is the best option that doesn’t put miles or strain on your vehicle, and especially when it's also so affordable. Because when you book on Expedia, it doesn't need to be expensive. You can pick up a cheap car rental and head out to one of these incredible vacation rentals in South Lake Tahoe. And when you bundle car rentals with hotel stays, you'll save even more on each part of your journey.


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Best Lodging Options Near South Lake Tahoe

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Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel $134
Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020
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Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel

Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel

4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
     
    3.9 of 5
    3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    Lovely setting. Clean throughout. Unfortunately, the Coronavirus mandates eliminated some amenities, but one could get restock of coffee and towels by calling the front desk. The staff were all very friendly and helpful.

    Hotel Becket Lake Tahoe, Trademark Collection by Wyndham $71
    Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020
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    Hotel Becket Lake Tahoe, Trademark Collection by Wyndham

    Hotel Becket Lake Tahoe, Trademark Collection by Wyndham

    4003 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA
       
      3.6 of 5
      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Clean rooms, seem updated. Poor parking, not enough spaces for all rooms.

      3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club $89
      Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020
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      3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club

      3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club

      931 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
         
        4.2 of 5
        3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        The staff was very friendly & the room was an extra large 1 bedroom with kitchen & living room. It is pet friendly with ample parking. It’s a little ways from the water, but great location to downtown & casinos. The walls are a little thin we could hear our neighbors coming & going. Had to crank ...

        Basecamp South Lake Tahoe $119
        Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020
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        Basecamp South Lake Tahoe

        Basecamp South Lake Tahoe

        4143 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
           
          4.3 of 5
          3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          I have stayed at this spot many times over the years, even before the name change & remodel. I love the location, the atmosphere, staffs friendliness, & that it’s pet friendly. It is now catering more toward keeping the guests busy prior & after their ski/beach day with the happy hour bar, music, ...

          Tahoe Seasons Resort by Diamond Resorts $65
          Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020
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          Tahoe Seasons Resort by Diamond Resorts

          Tahoe Seasons Resort by Diamond Resorts

          3901 Saddle Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA
             
            4.2 of 5
            3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            During this time of social distancing and trying to safely travel and stay at a hotel that feels safe... Tahoe Seasons checked all the boxes! The location was amazing! The price was lower than average. The staff was incredibly kind, helpful and used every safety precaution. My family and I will definitely ...

            Station House Inn $134
            Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020
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            Station House Inn

            Station House Inn

            901 Park Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA
               
              4.1 of 5
              2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              Friendly place, and very near a paid beach where the hotel has a reimbursement plan. Will stay again, for sure.

              The Landing Resort & Spa $279
              Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020
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              The Landing Resort & Spa

              The Landing Resort & Spa

              4104 Lakeshore Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
                 
                4.6 of 5
                4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                Beautiful location, however we had to keep calling maintenance because we had a malfunctioning bathtub and fireplace. We had noisy neighbors above us as well.

                Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort by Diamond Resorts $99
                Reviewed on Jul 18, 2020
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                Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort by Diamond Resorts

                Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort by Diamond Resorts

                901 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
                   
                  3.9 of 5
                  3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Great location. Loved the rooms. Hotel was just overall a great place

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