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The best ski in ski out Lake Tahoe luxury resorts

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Mountains, forests and one of the purest freshwater lakes on earth, a cooling beach haven in summer and a snow-covered wonderland in winter, Lake Tahoe is more than a bit special.

With a selection of spectacular ski in ski out Lake Tahoe luxury resorts to choose from it’s little wonder Lake Tahoe is the number one ski destination for a lot of Californians, and plenty of people living further afield too.

A former Winter Olympics location with the largest cross-country ski area in the USA there’s a lot to explore. With numerous resorts and an abundance of trails you’ll find something for all ski levels, and the views of Lake Tahoe from the slopes are simply astounding.

If you can bring yourself to give up a day of skiing or snowboarding and take a breather, there’s so much to see along the miles of idyllic lake shoreline too, and in winter, with holiday lights all around, taking in the sights from a lower elevation is a must too.

Beautifully designed Scandinavian inspired architecture is carefully decorated to make the whole area even more jaw-droppingly pretty, and ice skating, sleigh rides, sledding and snow shoeing are all on offer.

There are also slope-side spas and luxury retreats and even nearby hot springs to enjoy, plus there’s a lively Après ski scene here too. This is basically paradise on earth, in California, with snow, twinkling lights, luxury accommodation and incredible skiing and snowboarding on your lavish doorstep.

Now you just need to choose which lavish doorstep you’d most like to call your own for a week or two. We’ve hand-picked a selection of the very the best ski in ski out Lake Tahoe luxury resorts to help inspire you below.

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A luxury retreat for skiers and snowboarders.

The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. Immerse yourself in the year round beauty of Lake Tahoe at this mid-mountain luxury retreat.

Discover the beauty of this breathtaking region

Guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe enjoy abounding activities year-round at the luxury hotel’s Northstar California location and its ideal ski in ski out family-friendly destination, just 15 minutes from Lake Tahoe.

An indulging spa, slope-side heated pool and California-inspired cuisine create a memorable connection to this picturesque mountain setting, while the resort’s Residential Suites provide ideal accommodations for a family getaway.

Tucked into the mountain at Northstar California, this Lake Tahoe resort offers a perfect luxury retreat for skiers and snowboarders. The ease of ski in ski out access, the assistance of a mountainside concierge, expert-led classes at the Northstar Resort Ski and Snowboard School and snowboarding programs led by Burton, the sport’s inventors, are among the available amenities. After a day on the mountain, guests can retreat to the resort’s après ski experience at Highlands Bar.

A luxury California resort in an idyllic mountain setting.

Everline Resort & Spa

Everline Resort & Spa is where your Lake Tahoe adventure starts.

A mountain resort unlike any other

A full-service, luxury California resort in an idyllic mountain setting, Everline Resort & Spa rests at the base of Olympic Valley, which is the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics and just minutes from North Lake Tahoe.

This Olympic Valley hotel and resort offers ski in ski out access to the mountain and 405 luxurious resort rooms and suites that welcome guests with a “mountain meets modern” ambiance. A year-round mecca for Lake Tahoe activities, the resort boasts a championship golf course, cross-country ski center, fly fishing center, ice-skating rink, heated swimming pools, water slide, and scenic hiking and biking trails.

Luxurious slopeside aparthotel with an outdoor pool.

Hyatt Vacation Club at Northstar Lodge, Lake Tahoe

Ski in ski out Lake Tahoe.

Explore Northstar California

Explore more than 3,170 skiable acres of Mt. Pluto from the ski in ski out residences at Hyatt Vacation Club at Northstar Lodge.

Located close to the Highlands Gondola, these condo-style spaces are the ideal home base for a day spent skiing or snowboarding. Rest easy in a residence with a full kitchen and private balcony, relax at the communal fire pits and barbecue area, or take part in on-site activities like an escape room or private movie screenings. You’ll be close to dining and entertainment in the Village at Northstar, and enjoy free access to the Village Swim Fitness Center and an indoor-outdoor spa.

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