Tahoe Retreat & Spa
Travel Blogs from Lake Tahoe
Getting the Honey Badger in shape takes work! Pete washed and waxed for several days, a section at a time. The biggest project created problems and it isn't finished nor do we know if it can be. That is the installation of the new back up monitor and camera. The monitor went easier than Pete expected but the camera has been a bugger. He can't figure out how to get the old one out! And it is the camera causing an unreliable picture. I've prepared several meals ...
Relaxing morning, good breakfast then steady walk down to the lake....
Had an unexpected stop on the way to the lake when the Renaissance Faire parade came walking past. The Renn Faire is in town this weekend so the campsite and the town is filled with people dressed up in either medieval costumes or as pirates!...it's fab as everyone really gets into the moment and a lot of people are walking around speaking in their best ...
... of 7000 ft it is so lovely here. We parked up and went for well deserved ice creams - They were HUGE!!!...(those are the kids portions shown in the photo!!).
Took a leisurely stroll to the lake and were both blown away by the scenery down there - we will be investigating further tomorrow for sure!
The squeal of the day came when a Mercedes SLS passed us....guess who did that one!! ...
... During our 2 night stay we took a big paddle boat out onto Lake Tahoe. The lake is the 2nd biggest alpine lake in the world and gave great views of the surrounding snowy mountains.
We also took a gondola up to the top of the main mountain to the big ski resort to see the great views over the lake.
Next update: San Francisco
... survived that ride and visited some incredible beaches in the Abel Tasman National Park and the environs of Cape Farewell. From there, they backtracked to Nelson, then continued on to Picton where they caught the ferry across Queen Charlotte Sound and Cook Strait to Wellington on the North Island. Wellington is New Zealand's San Francisco, a really pleasant city at the far south of the North Island. From Wellington, 2bybike caught the train to ? Ookuni ? and began a multi-week ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Tahoe Retreat & Spa Lake Tahoe
Other places to stay in Lake Tahoe
3411 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe | 3 star hotelfrom $122
- Great stay, excellent location, great service.
- Quiet and Clean
- Unintended Sauna in room. Obnoxious neighbors
4100 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe | 4 star hotelfrom $192
- Would go back in a second!
- Awesome Family Hotel
- We had a great time!
4095 Laurel Ave., Lake Tahoe | Hotelfrom $64
3838 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe | 2 star hotelfrom $51
4127 Pine Boulevard & Stateline, South Lake Tahoe | 1 star hotelfrom $46
4011 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe | 2 star hotelfrom $102
3961 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe | 2 star hotelfrom $128
- Great place to stay - especially off season
- Great location and breakfast! :)
- Great hotel
3300 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe | 3 star hotelfrom $150
- Great Hotel! Can't wait to go back!
- Comfortable Inn, Great location
- Got the personal touch at inn by the lake
944 Friday Avenue, South Lake Tahoe | 3 star hotelfrom $38
930 Bal Bijou Rd., South Lake Tahoe | 3 star hotelfrom $144
- Loved this Facility
- Terrible customer service
- Loved the View
3845 Pioneer Trail, South Lake Tahoe | 2 star hotelfrom $111
3979 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe | 2 star hotelfrom $55
2659 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe | 1 star hotelfrom $41
3696 Lake Tahoe Boulvard, South Lake Tahoe | 2 star hotelfrom $124
3489 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe | 2 star hotelfrom $50
968 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe | 3 star hotelfrom $115
3480 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe | Hotelfrom $36
3901 Pioneer Trail, South Lake Tahoe | Hotelfrom $46
1001 Heavenly Village Way, South Lake Tahoe | 4 star hotelfrom $174
- Excellent for family travel!
- Great, comfortable studio suite
- Great trip
4075 Manzanita Avenue, South Lake Tahoe | 4 star hotelfrom $111
- Good find in South Lake
- Great and cheap alternative to casinos
- Good place to stay in south tahoe
3818 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe | Hotelfrom $35
3496 Lake Tahoe Blvd, Lake Tahoe | 2 star hotelfrom $42
4123 Manzanita Ave, South Lake Tahoe | Hotelfrom $34
4061 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe | 2 star hotelfrom $121
- Avoid This Place - Rooms Are Not Air-Conditioned
- Tripadvisor writers, you disappointed me!
- Jennifer and staff at Stardust
4143 Cedar Avenue, South Lake Tahoe | 3 star hotelfrom $99
954 Park Avenue, South Lake Tahoe | Hotelfrom $76