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Lake Tahoe Cabin Rentals for a Cozy Winter Getaway

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Loosen Up in Lake Tahoe

There’s never a bad time to visit Lake Tahoe — this all-year natural wonderland straddling California and Nevada offers a plethora of reasons to visit. Try forest bathing on its numerous trails, or get out on the water for some quality kayak and stand-up paddle action. And, of course, racing down one of many ski runs in arguably America’s best ski spot. Regardless of budget, you’ll find a vacation rental for your needs, but search early as the best spots get snapped up quickly. Here’s a list to get you started. 

 

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Related: California Cabin Rentals for a Cozy Winter Getaway

Lakefront Cabin With A View
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Lakefront Cabin With A View

Lake Tahoe, California | Sleeps 9 

 

Vacationing in Lake Tahoe with the extended family doesn’t get much better (or easier) than this. This five-bedroom heritage property on Kings Beach boasts amazing lake views and direct beach access, so everyone can come and go as they please. Come nightfall, ​​cozy up in the kitchen or out back by the firepit with some s’mores under the stars.


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The five-bedroom, three-bath home was built in 1929, but has been remodeled for modern-day conveniences while keeping its cozy wood cabin vibes. The bedrooms are reasonably spacious with comfortable beds, and some rooms boast a view of the treeline. 


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Related: Gorgeous Winter Wonderlands Around the World

Bear Creek Cabin
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Bear Creek Cabin

South Lake Tahoe, California | Sleeps 6

 

Located in the Cold Creek area and a short drive from Heavenly's California Base Lodge, this single-story cabin with a spacious yard and remodeled kitchen is the perfect jumping-off point if your weekend is all about skiing. In the warmer months, it's a perfect locale for hanging out by El Dorado Beach.


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Lakefront Cabin with a Hot Tub

Lake Ridge, Nevada | Sleeps 10 

 

Located near Cave Rock and Zephyr Cove, the accolades ("beautiful", "well-maintained," "spotless") for this property match the impressive azure-hued view of the lake from its deck. There are five bedrooms, which includes two private cabins with queen-sized beds, and a hot tub. 


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Cute Tahoe Lakefront Home
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Cute Tahoe Lakefront Home

Kings Beach, California | Sleeps 2 

 

This beautiful property on the water is perfect for a couple, or a family of three. With private access and wraparound lake views from the living room, it’ll be challenging to leave and explore the surrounding area, even if Kings Beach is within walking distance. 


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Rockwood Cottage
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Rockwood Cottage

Lakeridge, Nevada | Sleeps 4

 

If waking to the sound of birds singing and spending your day kayaking or paddling sounds like your type of vacation, this cottage is worth checking out. Located spitting distance to the water near Cave Rock Park, the rental includes a kayak and beach chairs to maximize your proximity to the stunning blue water of Lake Tahoe.


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The two bedrooms come with attached full baths (reviews mention the good water pressure), and each is equipped with a fireplace, cable TV, and high-speed Wi-Fi so each occupant has their privacy. 


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Kings Beach Cabin
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Kings Beach Cabin

Kings Beach, California | Sleeps 8 

 

Reviews rave about this three-bedroom, two-bathroom mountain home that comes with everything necessary for a quintessential Lake Tahoe vacation. Close to the slopes of Northstar Ski Resort and minutes from the beach, on-property amenities include a private outdoor hot tub, pool table, and a large wood-burning river rock fireplace in the living area.


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Cabin with Lake Views
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Cabin with Lake Views

Meeks Bay, California | Sleeps 12

 

The 180-degree views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierras alone are reason enough to rent this property. That it’s close to Emerald Bay State Park is just icing on the cake.


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The rental has five bedrooms, with a fully equipped kitchen, pool table, and two expansive decks on which to chill and take in the spectacular views. 


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Easy Living in Tahoma
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Easy Living in Tahoma

Tahoma, California | Sleeps 4

 

Perfectly sized for a couple’s getaway, this vintage-style cabin with a fully-equipped kitchen is close to Sugar Pine State Park and also several hiking beaches and trails. The large backyard also means vacationing dogs have ample space to run around.


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Mid Century Modern A-Frame
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Mid Century Modern A-Frame

Carnelian Bay, California | Sleeps 5

 

Bring yourselves and not much else, because the hosts of this remodeled three-bedroom cabin have all your needs covered. Located just a two-minute walk from the north shore of Lake Tahoe, the property comes with cool in-cabin amenities like a retro-style Pac-Man game machine, massage chair, beach chairs, sand toys, and kayaks. 


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All three bedrooms make the most of the unique A-frame design and come tastefully furnished with quality mattresses and plush bedding. Another huge plus? A fully stocked kitchen that you’ll feel comfortable roasting a turkey in, plus an electric vehicle charger so you don’t run out of juice.


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Little Dipper Cabin
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Little Dipper Cabin

King’s Beach, California | Sleeps 2

 

This vintage tiny home packs a lot in just 350 square feet. A converted 1930s cabin cleverly designed with separate living, sleeping, and lounge areas, it’s within strolling distance of Speedboat Beach and a mile from Kings Beach. The host includes two sets of snowshoes and two kayaks with the rental, and there’s a hot tub, fire pit, and gas barbecue on-site for lazy, cozy evenings.


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A space that’s perfect for two, reviews love the rustic cabin vibe with original wood floors, pine board walls, and the "insanely comfortable" queen-sized bed. Have a larger group? There’s a separate house (sleeps 8), which can be rented in tandem and shares the amenities. 


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Related: The Most Beautiful Cabin in Every State

Hygge Barn
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Hygge Barn

Tahoma, California | Sleeps 4

 

Situated near Lake Tahoe’s West Shore Beach, this slickly designed barn-style cabin gets major hygge points for its comfy beds, wood-fired stove, and extras like a Nespresso machine, vintage turntable, and more comfy throws than you’ll need.


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The two bedrooms are split between the upper and lower floors for extra privacy, but both enjoy a view of the surrounding sugar pine forest. The upstairs master bedroom has a bit more space for a morning yoga practice, and conveniently the host includes a yoga mat and dumbbells.


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Contemporary Craftsman Cabin
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Contemporary Craftsman Cabin

Kings Beach, California | Sleeps 4

 

Make note of this cozy cabin with proper workspaces if you’re looking to work remotely for a bit. Located close to Kings Beach and the slopes of Northstar, there’s no shortage of things to do during the day. By night, settle in and make the most of the fully stocked kitchen, or just order take-out and chill by the gas fireplace.


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Pet-Friendly Cabin

Tahoma, California | Sleeps 4

 

Located minutes from the ski and snowboard runs of Homewood Mountain Resort, this modern rustic cabin with queen-sized Tuft & Needle foam mattresses has everything you’ll need for a trip, including a Playstation 4, waffle maker, and a cafe-quality coffee machine.


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Lake Tahoe is a dog’s best vacation spot so it makes sense to find a space that’ll be happy to host the pups, and this is one of them. The spacious yard is fenced in and they’ve got a cute doggie ramp so Fido can explore at leisure.


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Tahoe Cabin Oasis
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Tahoe Cabin Oasis

South Lake Tahoe, California | Sleeps 4

 

Located close to all the amenities of Heavenly Village, this renovated two-bedroom, two-bathroom cabin gets points for its West Elm-style decor, outdoor hot tub, and grill. Walkable to several places on the main strip, you’re never far from the South Lake Tahoe action. 


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Little Black Cabin
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Little Black Cabin

Carnelian Bay, California | Sleeps 4

 

This restored 1940s Tahoe cabin is the perfect getaway for the stressed-out Bay-area professional. Reworked as a one-bedroom with loft space, it’s also located close to Kings Beach and Tahoe City. Other amenities include a 1,000-square-foot deck and a retractable screen and projector for lazy movie nights.


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