Discover a selection of 2,500 vacation rentals in Zephyr Cove, NV that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $172 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Zephyr Cove. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Zephyr Cove–a miniature town with major appeal

Set on the southeastern shore of Lake Tahoe, this tiny resort town packs a punch. Bathed in sunshine year-round, with warm summers and snowy winters, a Zephyr Cove vacation rental is the perfect destination in any season. The Sierra Nevada Mountains provide a picturesque backdrop for water sports and boat rides. Once the air turns cold, trade your fishing poles for ski poles and hit the slopes or the snowmobile trails. When the great outdoors has finally tuckered you out, there’s always a family-friendly tour available at one of the area’s historic sites.

Things to do

Have a zest for days gone by? Zephyr Cove has you covered

A trip to the Tallac Historic Site offers a chance to learn about the Washoe Native American tribe, the first settlers in the area, and to stroll the grounds on the estate of Elias “Lucky” Baldwin, a 19th-century California pioneer. Kids will love the interactive cooking class, where they can explore the estate’s 1920s-era kitchen and bake Jazz Age recipes from scratch. If you’re booking your Zephyr Cove vacation rental in August, you’re particularly lucky. The Gatsby Festival takes place every year and features vintage car shows, live music, and children’s games inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald’s celebrated novel.

Activities

More than a zillion things to do in Zephyr Cove

The town is so petite, you’ll be within 2 miles of the lakeshore no matter where your Zephyr Cove vacation rental sits. The white sandy beaches are perfect for sunbathing and volleyball. Travelers can try parasailing, rent jet skis, or board a pontoon or fishing boat at the Zephyr Cove Marina. In the colder months, the nearest ski resort is just a 10-minute drive away, and snowmobiling tours leave right from Zephyr Cove and take you 9,000 feet above sea level. There’s enough adventure for the whole family, and enough stunning views for the ideal romantic getaway.

Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Zephyr Cove

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 58°F.

Natural features

Giddyup cowboy and take in the view in Zephyr Cove

It might seem impossible to take in all the glorious vistas in the area, but a guided horseback trail ride is a good place to start. Visitors can amble over scenic trails shadowed by pine trees and take in views of the crystal-blue lake and the impressive Sierra Nevadas. The Castle Rock trailhead is less than 20 minutes away by car and offers an array of wildflowers blossoming from March through October. Bring your binoculars if you’re keen to spot a feathered friend; if you're lucky you might see Canada geese, falcons and blackbirds.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Zephyr Cove

The nearest airport is in Reno Tahoe Intl. Airport (RNO), located 36.8 mi (59.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Lake Tahoe, CA (TVL), which is 7.4 mi (11.8 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Zephyr Cove?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it wants to take a vacation. Now's the time to pack your bags and head to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Zephyr Cove:

  • Around 2 miles from the center of Zephyr Cove, it's hard to top "Panoramic Lake View Home Near Heavenly Valley Ski Resort". It has 4 bedrooms and handy features including books and a dryer.
  • Alternatively, unpack your suitcase at "Wonderful 8 Bedroom 8. 5 Bath". Located around 2 miles from the heart of Zephyr Cove, it has 8 bedrooms and comes with a games room and a nearby golf course.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Zephyr Cove vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Zephyr Cove?

Punching above its weight when it comes to character and charm, a tiny house vacation rental in Zephyr Cove offers a front-row seat to big adventure. Shut off all your devices and turn your focus to Mother Nature at one of these compact escapes:

  • Experience a simpler way of living at "Ruby Tiny House Cottage - At River West Resort". Amenities at this small wonder in Reno include a porch, nearby museums and more.
  • "Pearl Tiny House Cottage - At River West Resort" comes with plenty of conveniences, such as a fireplace and an ice maker. Located in Reno, you'll be able to live large in this small but nicely designed home.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Zephyr Cove?

Your Monday to Friday will be much easier to endure if you've got something fabulous planned for the weekend. Give yourself something fun to look forward to by locking in one of these top weekend getaways in or near Zephyr Cove:

  • Around 3 miles to the south of Zephyr Cove, "Gorgeous 7 Br, 6 Bath, Privacy" has all you need and more for a quick weekend break, including a restaurant dining guide and an oven. When it's time to explore, there are plenty of outdoor attractions to discover like Donner Memorial State Park and Carson City Visitors Bureau.
  • "Beautiful, Clean Cabin By Tranquil Creek" is also perfect for a whirlwind vacation. Approximately 17 miles to the north of Zephyr Cove, this vacation rental comes with amenities such as free WiFi and free toiletries. Secret Beach and Sunridge Golf Club should be on your sightseeing list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Zephyr Cove?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish choice, ideally suited for traveling couples or solo adventurers. Spend your days getting acquainted with your new surroundings and your nights resting up in your comfy hideaway. These properties in or near Zephyr Cove are guaranteed to please:

  • After a day filled with outdoor exploration, put your feet up and relax at "Adorable Mountain Cabin Close To Lake W". Shopping and a TV are among the amenities on offer here.
  • Another cool option is "Visit The Snow - Capped Sierra Mountains". Don't let it's compact size fool you — this cozy apartment is packed with convenient amenities like a washing machine, towels and much more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Zephyr Cove?

From modern apartments to extravagant houses, Vrbo has your quick escape sorted. Here are some of our most popular picks in and around Zephyr Cove:

  • If you can only spare a couple of nights, "Luxury Mountain Home - Ideal For Families" is a terrific choice. It's close to the center of Zephyr Cove, so you'll be within easy reach of all the best sights.
  • "The Perfect Getaway During These Times. Isolated But Close Enough" is also ideally located. Settle in here and discover why guests rate this property as one of their favorites.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Zephyr Cove?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a condo, a romantic weekend getaway is an excellent way to say "I love you." Whisk your special someone off for a couple of leisurely days at one of these top escapes in or near Zephyr Cove:

  • Located around 2 miles from Zephyr Cove, "Panoramic Lake View Home Near Heavenly Valley Ski Resort" is the perfect place for adoring couples. A fireplace and beauty services are some of the many amenities here.
  • Alternatively, spend a few magical days drinking wine and canoodling at "Wonderful 8 Bedroom 8. 5 Bath", around 2 miles from Zephyr Cove. A fireplace and a dining table will help set the scene for romance.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Zephyr Cove?

If you're searching for somewhere to reconnect with the family this vacation, why not go all out? These mansions for rent in or near Zephyr Cove will easily fit your entire gang while doing it in serious style:

  • Charm, character and style — "10, 000 Sq. Ft. Luxury Tahoe Mansion 6 Bedroom" has it all in abundance. Around 2 miles northwest of Zephyr Cove and offering beauty services and massage services, this place is hard to beat.
  • Another great option is "Bowers Mansion - 5 Min To Casinos". Approximately 3 miles to the south of Zephyr Cove, this swish vacation rental gives you a taste of high-class living and offers a fireplace, golf and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Zephyr Cove?

Big groups mean gigantic fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll easily fit your entire gang. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Zephyr Cove and get your favorite people together under the one roof:

  • Offering space, privacy and comfort, you'll get everyone's seal of approval at "Wonderful 8 Bedroom 8. 5 Bath". Up to 20 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 8 bedrooms, mountain views and a fireplace. This group getaway is around 2 miles to the south of Zephyr Cove.
  • Invite up to 20 of your favorite folks to "Gorgeous 7 Br, 6 Bath, Privacy" and fill the place with laughter and love. This option has 7 bedrooms and is around 3 miles to the south of central Zephyr Cove. It's crammed with features to keep a large group occupied, such as a kitchen and a garden.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Zephyr Cove?

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can offer, a pool delivers the most fun. Check out these houses for rent with a pool in or near Zephyr Cove and spend your time splashing around. Just don't forget your inflatable doughnut:

  • Pack your swimming gear and book a few days or more at "Mountain Rustic Ski House Tahoe". There are also lots of other convenient amenities here, including pet-friendly facilities and cable/satellite TV services.
  • "Zephyr Cove Versailles Private Beach And Ski. Permitted Vacation House In Nv" is the kind of place you go to get away from everything and make the most of your surroundings, starting with its awesome pool. Free toiletries and beach sun loungers are also on hand to make your visit a memorable one.

Wondering what the weather is like in Zephyr Cove? It has a mediterranean climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 45 ºF to 70 ºF. If you're after more inspiration on where to stay in this epic destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire selection of Zephyr Cove vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Zephyr Cove?

A family getaway is all about taking time out together and sharing fun experiences. If you're searching for a home away from home that'll fit the whole gang, browse through some of our large family vacation rentals in and around Zephyr Cove:

  • Make lifelong memories at "Panoramic Lake View Home Near Heavenly Valley Ski Resort". With 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 people, this spacious retreat is located 2 miles to the south of Zephyr Cove. There are lots of amenities to take advantage of here, such as a fridge and cable/satellite TV services.
  • Another comfy family escape is "Wonderful 8 Bedroom 8. 5 Bath". Around 2 miles south of Zephyr Cove, it features 8 bedrooms, room for up to 20 guests, coffee and tea making facilities and cable/satellite TV services.