What better way to celebrate the bride’s final evening of freedom than with a Lake Tahoe bachelorette party? The area is ripe with outdoor and indoor activities, from skiing and snowboarding to relaxing at the spa and hitting the town for a night out, making it the perfect place to host a bachelorette party. Whether the bride-to-be is an outdoor sports enthusiast, or prefers a more luxurious and pampered approach, a Lake Tahoe bachelorette party provides year-round fun, festivities and activities.
Lake Tahoe, which connects Nevada and California, has long been known for its gorgeous, clear blue water, providing one of the most sought-after destinations in the country. During winter, there are plenty of winter sports and indoor spots that are ideal for a winter bachelorette party in Lake Tahoe. And summer months provide a whole host of fun spots that are perfect for a summer Tahoe bash! One of the best things about having a Lake Tahoe bachelorette party, is that Reno is less than an hour away by car, and offers additional options for those seeking nightlife above and beyond what Tahoe offers.
Tip: Plan a bachelorette party over a three-day weekend, and spend one evening in Reno, which is known for its clubs. Spend the other two days exploring beautiful Lake Tahoe, relaxing on the beach, dining at fab restaurants and getting out on the water.
Tahoe Bachelorette Party Ideas For Summer
With gorgeous, sunny weather matched against the clear blue of the lake, a summertime Tahoe bachelorette party is a great option for the bride who wants to relax at the beach, go boating, play water sports, enjoy a night out on the town, go to the spa, etc. There is no shortage of activities, places to eat and drink or activities to partake in!
Here are some recommendations from the BASHelorette team:
Accommodations: Book hotel rooms or opt to rent a whole house or condo through a site like VRBO. The Hyatt Regency is a popular hotel for Tahoe bachelorette parties in the summer because it has a private beach, great dining and its own 55-foot catamaran. Try a 2-hour cruise that includes light appetizers and beverages. Harrah’s also offers bachelorette-friendly accommodations, and features an on-site casino, dining and Peek, a popular nightclub. There are many options, no matter how many guests are attending. For a more rugged experience, try camping or “glamping.”
Relaxation: Lake Tahoe has plenty of full service and day spas, so grab the girls, book some mani’s, pedi’s and indulge in blowouts and makeup applications before hitting the town in the evening. Elements Spa is a popular choice for Lake Tahoe bachelorette parties. The Hyatt has a great pool, where everyone can relax together and sip cocktails during the day (pool is open from 11am-6pm daily, weather permitting).
Beaches: For those wanting to soak up some sun, and relax on Lake Tahoe’s extensive shoreline, head to one of the areas top ten beaches. Here are some beach-inspired bachelorette party tips to consider.
Outdoor Adventure: Head out for a group bicycle ride on Lake Tahoe’s scenic paved roads, plan a hike together or rent jet skis. What better way to see the lake and take some great pics together than aboard a cruise? The M.S. Dixie is the most well known cruise by far, and an option that would be fun and scenic. Cruises are about 2.5 hours, and can be taken during the day or evening ($51+ per person)
Nightlife and Fun: Start the evening with a custom, private pole-dancing party provided at your hotel or place of accommodations courtesy of Shake Rattle and Pole. Their mobile pole parties are hands-down a favorite for Lake Tahoe bachelorette parties. One look at Shake Rattle and Pole’s Yelp reviews, and you will see some very happy bachelorette party guests! For those staying at the Hyatt, there is a fabulous on-site restaurant called The Lone Eagle Grill, along with several bar options like a pier bar and Cutthroat’s Saloon. Then head over to the on-site casino for a little gambling. Harrah’s also has a popular casino, dining and a nightclub called Peek, that regularly features DJ’s and events.
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