Tahoe is home to dozens of beautiful and scenic beaches. Each one with a unique twist to make it different from the others. Depending on your mood or activities you have planned, check out this guide to help you decide what beach is best for you this summer.
Feeling like a party?-Zephyr Cove
Zephyr Beach located in South Lake and is known for its outrageous partying. Zephyr has a volleyball court and a full bar that allows its users to drink openly on the beach. Zephyr is one of the best hot spots for Fourth of July. People going for the holiday can see the fireworks easily from the shore, and the party usually has people rushing in as early as 6am in hopes of finding a decent spot.
Bringing the Whole Family?-Round Hill Beach
The Round Hill beach is a very family friendly beach that is a favorite for both tourists and locals alike. This beach can be used for weddings and special events, too. Round Hill also has a delicious food court overlooking Lake Tahoe. There is a little something for everyone at this beach with activities like cruises, sail boats, jet skis, paddle boards, kayaks, and so much more.
A Beach For You and Your Dog?–Kiva Beach is one of the few beaches in the Tahoe area that you can bring you dog too! Kiva Beach is a peaceful hidden gem that has a great view of Mount Tallac. The area is tucked away and hidden in the forest making it quiet and the perfect place to bring your furry best friend!
Does Tahoe Have a Nude Beach? Yes, yes it does…Secret Cove
Secret Cove might not be the best place for a family outing. However, this is one of Tahoe’s most beautiful and scenic beaches. It offers plenty of nature and some of the best snorkel spots. Oh yeah…and is welcoming to nudity.
The Classic-Sand Harbor
Sand Harbor is one of North Lake’s best known and most popular beaches. The main beach is over 2,500 feet long. It offers everything from a visitor’s center to a boat launch. Sand Harbor is also home to the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival that happens every summer.
Out of Sight?–Hidden Beach
The name speaking for itself, Hidden Beach, is one of the more private and sequestered beaches Tahoe has to offer. Located in Incline Village, this beach is mainly for people who might want to enjoy a relaxing afternoon reading a book, uninterrupted by the stimuli of the other beaches. Usually best if you get there early and find parking along the highway.
The Beauty-Emerald Bay
Emerald Bay is one of Tahoe’s most popular icons today. The bay contains a beautiful island called Fannette Island in its center. Emerald Bay is surrounded by breathtaking views of nature and scenery. Emerald Bay is also classified as an underwater park. You can never run out things to do here and the park is filled with tons of history and Scandinavian architecture.