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 highlights

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 accommodation are available around Carnelian Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,201 holiday rentals around Carnelian Bay. From 1,571 Houses to 304 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Carnelian Bay is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Carnelian Bay?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Carnelian Bay. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Carnelian Woods: 481 holiday rentals
  • Cedar Flat: 506 holiday rentals
  • Lake Tahoe: 6,815 holiday rentals
  • Kings Beach: 3,295 holiday rentals
  • Al Tahoe: 1,570 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Carnelian Bay! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Carnelian Bay?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Carnelian Bay with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Kings Beach: 3,295 holiday homes
  • Al Tahoe: 1,570 holiday homes
  • South Lake Tahoe: 2,776 holiday homes
  • Reno: 184 holiday homes
  • Tahoe City: 3,105 holiday homes

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Carnelian Bay?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Carnelian Bay. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course: 3,782 holiday rentals
  • Heavenly Village: 2,075 holiday rentals
  • Inspiration Point Vista: 3,885 holiday rentals
  • Kings Beach Miniature Golf: 4,524 holiday rentals
  • Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority Visitor Center: 3,449 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Carnelian Bay listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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