Romance in South Tahoe’s Nature

Romantic Getaway in South Tahoe

Romantic Getaway in South Tahoe

South Tahoe is undeniably beautiful with stunning natural landscapes providing the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Made up of crystal clear water from Lake Tahoe to the towering Sierra Nevada mountains, South Tahoe is home to breathtaking terrain sitting on the border of California and Nevada. With many outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, and boating you will find yourself filling up your days on vacation with ease. Not only is South Tahoe a great destination for your next vacation, it is also one of the top spots for a nature-inspired weekend of romance. A stroll along the lakeside beach, a picnic by the water, or a sunset cruise are awaiting you and your partner for an unforgettable romantic getaway.

Romance in the Outdoors

A great way to connect more with your partner is to connect more with nature. Putting your laptops and phones away for a bit and getting out into the wilderness is such a positive way to have more one-on-one time with your loved ones. South Tahoe offers great options to disconnect from devices and reconnect with yourself and those around you.

Hit the Trails on Horseback

A special way to see the area in a relaxed setting is to enjoy a romantic trail ride. The Zephyr Cove Resort Stables offer 1 or 2-hour guided horseback rides. The experienced and friendly cowboy guides will take you and your partner through scenic trails by the lake and the forested area with incredible views. You can also add a meal stop at the end of your ride and surprise your loved one with a romantic afternoon outing.

Romantic Nature Walks in Tahoe

There are many trails in and around South Tahoe and Lake Tahoe as a whole. Whether you want to take a relaxing stroll along the beach and find the perfect spot to sit and relax, or hit the trail for a day of exploration, you can find the perfect option that suits your adventure level. A few of the top hiking trails in South Tahoe include:

  • Cascade Falls Trail
  • Vikingsholm Trail
  • Emerald Point Trail

Lakeside Love: A Romantic Weekend on the Water

South Tahoe is home to many water activities. You can enjoy a tranquil day on or by the water, relaxing and soaking in the sun, or you can partake in more adrenaline-pumping activities with rentals from Zephyr Cove Resort. Below are some fan-favorite ways to spend your days in South Tahoe as a couple.

An Afternoon on the Beach

The mile-long beach at Zephyr Cove Resort offers everything you need for the perfect lakeside day. You can rent beach chairs, umbrellas, and ice to set up a cozy basecamp to relax, take a dip in the water, or read the book you have been saving for the perfect day. There are also beach volleyball courts along the lake where you can join in on a pickup game or just toss the ball around and get active in the sun. Grab some drinks to put over ice and some food to make the perfect beach picnic for two and enjoy the view.

Parasailing Over Lake Tahoe

Soar over the blue water with an unforgettable couple’s experience with the tandem parasailing option. Take in the views from above while you travel high in the sky attached to the Parasail Boat at Zephyr Cove. You can even take your camera up in the air with you to capture the perfect adventure couple photo.

A Day on the Boat

What better way to spend some quality time away from everything than with your significant other on the water? You can rent a boat from the Zephyr Cove Marina, pack snacks for a meal on the lake, and even add some fun water toy rentals such as water skis, wakeboards, or tubes to make the day a little more adventurous.

Unique Romantic Dinner for Two: Sunset Cruise on Lake Tahoe

Enjoy a beautiful sunset, an exquisite dinner, and an overall romantic night for two on one of the sunset dinner cruises offered. Cheers to the perfect end of a fun-filled, romantic day, as you board the M.S. Dixie II with a glass of wine or signature cocktail with the backdrop of Emerald Bay as the sun goes down. Slow down and relax in the company of you and your other half with live music onboard. There are also private charter cruises and daytime cruises available if you are looking for more of a daytime experience. Pick your ideal date and see what cruises are available for you to choose from!

Where to Stay: Camping Under the Stars

Whether you are traveling in your RV or campervan, or want to get a little closer to nature with a classic tent, the Zephyr Cove RV and Campground is truly a place like no other. It is the perfect campsite for all things outdoors with the trails just behind it and lakeside access as your front yard. This location is just a walk away from restaurants, a general store, the marina, and all the facilities you will need to make your camping experience as easy and fun as possible.

One of the romantic options for an elevated camping experience would be to rent an airstream. These newly built Airstreams come with a queen bed, fully-equipped kitchen, bathroom, a picnic table neighboring the camper, and much more! This is the perfect balance of getting into nature in a relaxed and comfortable environment.

Exploring South Tahoe’s Natural Beauty Together

Sit by the lake with a good book or get your hiking boots out and explore the natural beauty around. South Tahoe is the perfect place to escape for a romantic weekend away. There are so many hidden gems to uncover and experience in the area, so make sure to start planning your trip today. From camping under the stars and relaxing by the water, to making unforgettable memories parasailing and joining sunset dinner cruises, this will be a weekend you won’t forget!

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