If you’ve never been to Zephyr Cove Resort & Lake Tahoe Cruises, it’s helpful to have a plan to ensure you see and do it all. We’ve put together our favorite 3-day itinerary that celebrates the best of both worlds: the beauty of a pristine mountain lake setting combined with the thrill of new adventures.
And while you’re planning your visit, be sure to check out our Specials & Packages - we're bound to have a deal that suits your interest.
To get you started, here is our favorite 3-day itinerary:
Cozy is Just the Start - Be it a romantic retreat for couples or a family vacation, The Cabins at Zephyr Cove are comfortable and inviting. With a private access to the Lake this is a great alternative to the typical lodging at South Lake Tahoe.
Walk on the Lake - After you have checked in your cabin you can explore the lake, take a long walk hand in hand with that special someone and enjoy the scenic beauty of South Lake Tahoe.
Meal with a View - More commonly known as The Lodge, the Zephyr Cove Restaurant is exposed to views of the lake and the mountains through nestled pine trees; creating a beautiful dining atmosphere. Tahoe locals at the 40th Annual Soroptimist Food and Wine Festival voted The Lodge as Best Restaurant in November of 2010.
Breakfast at the Zephyr Cove Resort - Served Daily: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Make a Splash - With the Lake at your doorstep from the Zephyr Cove Resort it is but natural to step out and have some fun in the sun. The beach activities that we offer include:
- Powerboat Rentals
- Jet Ski Rentals
- Parasailing in lake tahoe and more
You can also relax and let the gentle breezes and endless sunshine on our mile-long private beach encourage you to let your thoughts drift away.
Lunch at Sunset Bar & Grille - The Sunset Beach Bar & Grille is the perfect place to meet your friends – and make new ones. While you are having fun on the beach you can take a break for a delicious meal and some pub fare favorites on a hot summer day either indoors, on the outside deck, or right on the beach beneath a palm umbrella.
Dine Dance and Celebrate - Cruise beautiful South Lake Tahoe as you enjoy wonderful dining, accompanied by exceptional vistas of the blue waters and mountains beyond. Imagine an evening on the lake at sunset, listening to an eclectic mix of favorite music, sipping your favorite beverage, savoring a wonderful meal. Don’t miss a dinner cruise on Lake Tahoe! You can choose from our two paddle wheelers, Tahoe Queen or M.S Dixie II.
Breakfast at The Zephyr Cove Resort - Served Daily: 7:30 am - 9:00 am.
Cruise to Emerald Bay - As you cruise to, through, and back from Emerald Bay, you'll learn how it was formed and some of its fascinating history with a special video presentation. This is a 2-hour tour and serves lunch on board. The M.S Dixie II is an authentic paddle wheeler and departs directly from Zephyr Cove Resort.
Hit the Trail - At South Lake Tahoe, all trails lead to fun! Zephyr Cove Resort Stables guided horseback trail rides are a great way to experience the area’s serenity and beauty. Rides offered are 1 hour, 1.5 hours, or 2 hours. For more information and reservations call 775.588.5664.
Private Beach, Endless Activities - If you are looking for some fun thing to do while vacationing in South Lake Tahoe area, we have many activities available on our private beach at Zephyr Cove Resort. Enjoy Tahoe's best beach volleyball courts, the popular Sunset Bar & Grille with beach cocktail service, as well as beach chair and umbrella rentals. Visit our gift shop for all of your beach needs. The activities include:
- Beach Volleyball
- Beach chair and umbrella rentals
Lake Tahoe Casinos - Located in Stateline, NV are a multitude of casinos featuring live entertainment, dining, special events, and nightlife. If you are looking for lively action, look no further - Stateline has it all. Stop by our Front Desk and we'll be happy to provide you with directions and tips on where to go.
Breakfast at The Zephyr Cove Resort - Served Daily: 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Beyond Souvenir - In Zephyr Cove Lodge, you'll find our large Gift Shop & General Store has everything you need, from terrific seasonal apparel to great Tahoe souvenirs, gifts and decorative items, a perfect ending to a perfect beginning