Destination guide

Why people love visiting luxury Carnelian Bay

The lake and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Carnelian Bay. Renowned for its hiking, skiing and boating, this city welcomes all visitors. Northstar California Resort and Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Carnelian Bay

Do you want to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Carnelian Bay a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Northstar California Resort (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Big Springs Gondola (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Old Brockway Golf Course (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Northstar California Golf Course (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Carnelian Bay

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Carnelian Bay is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brockway Summit (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Kings Beach State Recreation Area (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Stateline Lookout (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Commons Beach Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Donner Memorial State Park (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Sand Harbor (9.7 mi / 15.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Carnelian Bay

The nearest airport is in Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), located 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Lake Tahoe, CA (TVL), which is 24.5 mi (39.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Carnelian Bay?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,818 holiday lettings around Carnelian Bay. From 1,824 houses to 267 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Carnelian Bay?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Carnelian Bay:

  • Carnelian Woods: 416 holiday homes
  • Cedar Flat: 437 holiday homes
  • Tahoe Tyrol: 569 holiday homes
  • Tahoe Island: 274 holiday homes
  • Brockway: 648 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Carnelian Bay?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Carnelian Bay. From Vrbo UK travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Heavenly Gondola: 3,031 holiday lettings
  • The Shops at Heavenly Village: 1,826 holiday lettings
  • Emerald Bay State Park: 2,161 holiday lettings
  • South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena: 3,062 holiday lettings
  • Mark Twain Cultural Center & Toccata-Guttman Music Hall: 3,846 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Carnelian Bay listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Carnelian Bay?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK offers 1,824 Houses in Carnelian Bay. Our other popular types of Carnelian Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 267 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 267 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 862 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carnelian Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,198 holiday homes with pool available in Carnelian Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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