The best ski in ski out Lake Tahoe luxury resorts
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.
Resort at Squaw Creek
Resort at Squaw Creek is where your Lake Tahoe adventure starts.
A mountain resort unlike any other
A mountain resort unlike any other, Resort at Squaw Creek offers unique views, inspiring amenities and easy access to Squaw Valley and Lake Tahoe. Whether it’s just you and your loved one or your whole family, Resort at Squaw Creek offers something for everyone, including award-winning golf, heated pools, delicious on-site dining, memorable outdoor adventures – and of course ski-in ski-out access. A quintessential mountain escape awaits.
Resort at Squaw Creek, a Lake Tahoe ski resort, is located in the heart of Olympic Valley with direct lift service to Palisades Tahoe – site of the 1960 Winter Olympics, and an ideal base camp for a ski vacation.
Known for deep snow, an extensive network of chairlifts, and an incredible variety of terrain for all ages and abilities, Palisades Tahoe is a must-visit destination for skiers and riders from around the world.
Enjoy ski in ski out access at mid-mountain.
Constellation Residences at Northstar
Constellation Residences at Northstar includes the premium appointments you desire for a truly luxury vacation, with access to the services and amenities of The Ritz-Carlton, and Lake Tahoe thrown in just for fun.
A truly luxury vacation
Constellation Residences at Northstar is a boutique collection of luxury ski in ski out residences situated perfectly mid-mountain with stunning views, unparalleled mountain access, and five-star services.
Fully-furnished featuring hardwood flooring with area rugs, open living rooms, fireplaces, full-size washer and dryers, and large bedroom suites. Master bathrooms with heated stone floors, jetted soaking tubs, spacious showers and fluffy towels, balconies with gorgeous mountain views, gourmet kitchens featuring Viking Professional Series appliances including personal wine refrigerators, state-of-the-art technology package with wireless Internet, Bose sound systems, widescreen HDTVs with DirecTV, and DVD players.
Amenities include ski valet, resort privileges at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe with connection via an enclosed sky bridge, outdoor fire pits and s’more toasting area, arcade, outdoor family pool and Jacuzzis, and two professionally-equipped fitness centers.
Constellation is designed for families seeking a premium vacation destination and individuals looking for an ideal balance of access and escape. One of the best ski in ski out Lake Tahoe luxury resorts available.
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