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Carnelian Bay overview

Carnelian Bay is a luxury getaway distinct for its beaches and parks, and known for its marina and casinos. You'll enjoy winter fun such as skiing. Take in some local culture at a popular spot like Bowers Mansion. Make some time to enjoy the local sights such as Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Carnelian Bay is for you.

Where to stay in Carnelian Bay

Carnelian Bay offers a wealth of accommodation options for business and leisure travelers alike. There are 741 hotels in the Carnelian Bay area and you can shop as many as 129 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%.
  • • 63 2-star hotels with an average price of $35 per night
  • • 261 3-star hotels with an average price of $71 per night
  • • 385 4-star hotels with an average price of $80 per night
  • • 10 5-star hotels with an average price of $195 per night

Here's the top hotel based on 40056 user reviews of Carnelian Bay hotels: Tahoe North Shore Lodge

How to get to Carnelian Bay

Fly in to Reno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.), 25.4 mi (40.8 km) from downtown Carnelian Bay.

What to see around Carnelian Bay

Outdoorsy fun is on hand such as golf, strolling the marina, and skiing, along with attractions such as:
  • • Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area
  • • North Tahoe Marina
  • • Tahoe City Marina
  • • Granlibakken Resort Ski Area
  • • Aerial Tram
Its beaches, lakes, and parks offer a glimpse of the natural beauty and favorite spots include:
  • • Sand Harbor
  • • Meeks Bay Beach
  • • Cave Rock Park
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe
  • • Bowers Mansion

When to visit Carnelian Bay

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 47°F day, 19°F night
  • • April-June: 73°F day, 25°F night
  • • July-September: 79°F day, 36°F night
  • • October-December: 65°F day, 20°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 16.3 inches
  • • April-June: 4.1 inches
  • • July-September: 0.8 inches
  • • October-December: 12.5 inches