Featuring a mid-mountain location on Northstar California, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is the first and only AAA Five Diamond mountain resort in California. Highlights of this luxury resort include:
Luxurious guestrooms and suites with in-room gas fire places and floor-to-ceiling windows
A 17,000 sq ft slope-side spa with treatments themed around water and woods
Extraordinary North Lake Tahoe dining in Manzanita featuring artfully crafted cuisine, combining classical techniques and a modern culinary philosophy
A vibrant children’s program with interactive games, crafts and opportunities to connect with our mountain setting in meaningful ways
Marshmology experience each evening at the fire pit featuring the “Art of the S’more”
Access to hiking, biking, fly fishing out our backdoor and water sports nearby on one of the nation’s largest and most cherished Alpine lakes.
During the summer months, Northstar California offers a family-friendly playground with the region’s best mountain adventure. Families and their four-legged friends will love hiking the easy loop to Sawmill Lake. After a day on the mountain, guests can gather around the fire pit with The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe Marshmologist for complimentary s’mores, enjoy cocktails on the resort’s heated outdoor terrace or enjoy a game of bocce in the backyard. Later in the evening, head down to the Village at Northstar where kids and kids at heart can take a loop around the roller skating rink, fly into the sky on the Bunge trampoline or create a stuffed animal at Bear Village located in the Villager Candle Shop.
The resort also offers a variety of activities and water sports on Lake Tahoe, just 15 minutes away with daily kayak and stand up paddle boarding excursions lead by the professional guides at Tahoe Adventure Company. Preferred tee times can be enjoyed at two nearby championship golf courses, Gray’s Crossing, certified as an Audubon International Gold Signature Sanctuary, and Old Greenwood, a Jack Nicklaus signature course.
During the winter season, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe’s mid-mountain location provides for ski-in / ski-out access to Northstar California, consistently touted as one of the nation’s top family-friendly ski resorts. With a slopeside location on Northstar’s “Big Easy” run, the ski-in/ski-out access can be enjoyed by skiers and riders of any level. When you are ready for a day on the mountain, simply head down to mountain concierge where the ski valets will assist you with your boots and escort you to your skis and poles waiting on the slopes. Northstar offers world-class grooming and provides a plethora of family activities in the Village at Northstar accessed from the hotel by an intermountain gondola. At the heart of the Village is a 9,000 sq ft ice skating rink surrounded by cozy fire pits and a variety of options for shopping, dining and entertainment.
Recent Accolades include:
AAA Five Diamond
Forbes Four Star
Readers' Choice Award, Condé Nast Traveler
"The World's Best Hotels", Travel+Leisure
"America’s Best Lake Hotels", Travel+Leisure
"Best Hotels in the USA" & "Best Hotel in Lake Tahoe", U.S. News