The Ultimate Guide to a Bachelorette Party in South Lake Tahoe

Looking for a bachelorette location that isn’t Las Vegas but has similar vibes? Consider South Lake Tahoe! South Lake Tahoe is a beautiful destination for a bachelorette party, offering a wide range of outdoor activities, nightlife and entertainment, relaxation, and pampering options. Here are some of the top things to do at a South Lake Tahoe bachelorette party:

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1. Outdoor Activities

Hiking in South Lake Tahoe South Lake Tahoe offers a variety of hiking trails for all levels of hikers. The trails range from easy to strenuous, and all offer stunning views of the surrounding mountains and Lake Tahoe. Some of the most popular hiking trails in the area include the Emerald Bay State Park Trail, Mount Tallac Trail, and Eagle Falls Trail. These hikes offer a great way to explore the natural beauty of South Lake Tahoe while also getting some exercise.

View from Van Sickle Bi-State Trail

If you are looking for a hike near Heavenly Village right in the heart of South Lake Tahoe, then Van Sickle Bi-State Park Trail is perfect. This easy-to-moderate hike ends at a small waterfall and has wonderful views of the Lake Tahoe basin. The hike to the waterfall is about 20 to 30 minutes at a moderate pace!

Beach Day at Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and spending a day at the beach is a must-do activity on a bachelorette party in South Lake Tahoe. Some of the most popular beaches in the area include Zephyr Cove Beach, Sand Harbor Beach, and Pope Beach. These beaches offer crystal clear water, stunning views of the mountains, and a wide range of activities such as paddleboarding, kayaking, and swimming.

Don’t forget to bring towels, a picnic blanket and lunch and relax! Or alternatively, hire a company to set up the picnic in South Lake Tahoe for you!

Kayaking or Paddleboarding

Kayaking or paddleboarding on Lake Tahoe is a great way to explore the lake and get some exercise at the same time. There are several rental shops in the area that offer kayaks and paddleboards for rent.

The most popular places to rent paddleboards are Sand Harbor Beach, Kings Beach, and Zephyr Cove Beach.

Pickleball at Tahoe Paradise Park

Pickleball is the perfect addition to any bachelorette weekend for some active and entertaining fun with girlfriends. It’s an easy sport to learn that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping pong. While the rules are simple, pickleball provides plenty of exercise with its bursts of quick sprints and movement as the ball zips back and forth across the net. Best of all, it lends itself to having a few good laughs as the bride-to-be and friends scramble on the court.

Pickleball courts at Tahoe Paradise Park

We recommend the pickleball courts at Tahoe Paradise Park in Meyers, CA. It’s $4 to play, there is parking just outside the park entrance, and this particular park isn’t as crowded as the others in South Lake.

2. Nightlife and Entertainment

Casino Night at Harvey’s Lake Tahoe

Harvey’s Lake Tahoe is a popular casino and nightlife destination in the area. The casino offers a wide range of table games, slot machines, and a sportsbook. The casino also has several bars and restaurants, making it a great place to spend a night out at a bachelorette party.

Stop by Hell’s Kitchen Lake Tahoe or the stunning rooftop restaurant Satori Italian Kitchen for dessert and cocktails!

Dancing at Peek Nightclub

Peek Nightclub is a popular nightclub in South Lake Tahoe that offers a fun and lively atmosphere. The club has a dance floor, a DJ, and a variety of drinks to choose from. It’s a great spot to dance the night away with friends at a bachelorette party.

Drinks at Noel’s Coffee and Apothecary Speakeasy

Located just outside Bally’s Tahoe (look for the green-lighted sign!) is Noel’s Coffee and Apothecary. Noel’s offers a fun environment with vintage decor, elegant cocktails, and live music. Make sure to make a reservation especially if your group is large and note there is a $15 person covercharge. Read about our visit to Noel’s speakeasy here!

Noel’s Coffee and Apothecary Speakeasy

3. Relaxation and Pampering

Spa Day at The Landing Resort & Spa

The Landing Resort & Spa is a luxury resort and spa that offers a wide range of spa treatments. The spa offers massages, facials, body treatments, and more. It’s a great place to relax and unwind on a bachelorette party.

Yoga and Meditation at Mountain Lotus Yoga

Mountain Lotus Yoga is a popular yoga studio in South Lake Tahoe that offers a variety of classes. The studio offers yoga classes for all levels, including vinyasa, restorative, and power yoga. They also offer meditation classes, making it a great spot to relax and find inner peace at a bachelorette party.

Make sure to call ahead or contact them online to arrange your group class!

Private Boat Cruise on Lake Tahoe

A private boat cruise on Lake Tahoe is a unique and luxurious way to explore the lake. There are several rental companies in the area that offer private boat cruises. The cruises can be customized to fit the needs of the group, and they offer stunning

Hot Air Balloon Ride with Lake Tahoe Balloons

For a truly unique experience, consider taking a hot air balloon ride with Lake Tahoe Balloons. The ride offers stunning views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding mountains. It’s a great way to celebrate a bachelorette party and create lasting memories with friends.

4. Other Unique Bachelorette Activities

Lake Tahoe Paint and Sip

Lake Tahoe Paint and Sip is a popular bachelorette party activity because it offers a fun and creative way to celebrate with friends while also allowing everyone to unwind and relax. A paint and sip is a great activity because it's accessible to everyone, regardless of skill level. Even if you've never picked up a paintbrush before, you can still have a great time and create a beautiful piece of art.

Escape Rooms

Located in the heart of the city, Trapped in Tahoe offers a variety of escape room experiences that are suitable for both beginners and experienced players. The rooms are designed to be challenging and immersive, with elaborate puzzles and clues that will test your problem-solving skills and creativity.

5. Where to Stay

The Landing Resort & Spa

The Landing Resort and Spa resort offers spacious suites with lake views, a full-service spa, and a restaurant and bar on-site. It's located close to the lake and the Heavenly Mountain Resort, making it a great option for both relaxation and outdoor activities.

Harrah's Lake Tahoe

If you're looking for a lively, party atmosphere, Harrah's Lake Tahoe could be a great option. It features a casino, multiple bars and restaurants, and live entertainment. The rooms are modern and spacious, with some offering views of the lake.

Marriott's Timber Lodge

Marriott's Timber Lodge is located in the heart of South Lake Tahoe and offers easy access to the lake, skiing, and other activities. The suites are spacious and comfortable, and the hotel even offers a villa that sleeps 8 people!

Basecamp South Lake Tahoe

For a more casual, outdoorsy vibe, consider Basecamp South Lake Tahoe. This boutique hotel offers comfortable rooms with a rustic, cabin-like feel, and features a beer garden and outdoor fire pit. It's located close to the lake and several hiking and biking trails.

6. Where to Eat

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Dine at Kalani's

Kalani's is a popular restaurant and bar in South Lake Tahoe that offers delicious Hawaiian fusion food and a wide range of drinks. The restaurant has an upscale look but it's very comfortable and casual, making it a great spot for a bachelorette party dinner. The bar area is also a great place to hang out and have a few drinks after dinner.

Kalani's also offers a brunch with bottomless mimosas which is another option for a bachelorette group that prefers to brunch!

Cocktail Corner

The Cocktail Corner is a great place to start or end your night as a bachelorette party group. Cocktail specials and farm-to-table small dishes are what you will find at this hidden South Lake Tahoe gem.

The patio has fire pits, tables, and occasionally live music, perfect for a casual and comfortable place to hang with friends.

Riva Grill

Riva Grill offers stunning views of Lake Tahoe and can accommodate larger groups of people. Their menu features fresh seafood, grilled meats, and a variety of other dishes that are sure to please everyone in your group. They also have a full bar with a great selection of cocktails, wine, and beer.

The Woods

The Woods is a brand-new restaurant in South Lake and run by locals! Grab a cocktail and a hearty grilled sandwich in a newly renovated space by the Lake. Favorites of ours are the mac and cheese stuffed grilled cheese, the poke nachos and the grilled salmon.

Address: 3115 Harrison Ave South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Overall, South Lake Tahoe offers a wide range of activities for a bachelorette party, from outdoor adventures to nightlife and entertainment to relaxation and pampering. It's the perfect destination for a bachelorette party that you and your friends will never forget.

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