Located mid-mountain on Northstar California, this Lake Tahoe resort is a reminder that simple pleasures can bring great joy. Roasting s’ mores around an open fire. The smell of fresh barbecue. The sparkle of the sun on the water’s surface. The sea of white as you look out over a snow-covered mountain. While families come to the hotel to ski or enjoy the lake, these are the kinds of memories that stay with them.
Featuring - Waterfront Lake Club with direct beach access, watersports, al fresco dining, and more. Reservations required, daily access fee applies, complimentary shuttle service provided. Luxurious guestrooms and suites with in-room gas fireplaces and floor-to-ceiling windows. Slope-side spa featuring nature-inspired therapies and a heated lap pool. American cuisine 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 the mountain setting in meaningful ways. Ski-in/-out privileges, ski and snowboard clinics, and a mountain concierge.
Accommodations at this Lake Tahoe resort are a luxury alternative to traditional rentals and feature gas fireplaces, contemporary mountain décor, and floor-to-ceiling windows with inspiring views. Suites and Residences offer up to four bedrooms and living spaces such as kitchens and dining areas.
Fine Dining & Comfort Cuisine - Resort dining stays true to the California ethos that seasonal, simple cuisine is the most flavorful. American fare is offered in a fine dining setting at Manzanita. Grilled dishes are served at the ski-in/ski-out Backyard Bar & BBQ. And mountain views pair with après ski cocktails at Highlands Bar. "Café Blue" - Features fresh-pressed juices, signature house-made Paninis and pastries, and coffee beverages. Café Blue is located in the resort's upper lobby, offering convenient counter-service and café seating to guests overlooking the resort's back patio.
''The Backyard Bar & BBQ'' - Offers guests a year-round, casual dining experience on the back patio with ski-in/ski-out outdoor dining in the winter and poolside service during the summer. Enjoy a “blues, brews and BBQ” concept with a menu offering traditional barbeque favorites including St. Louis smoked ribs, brisket, and pulled pork sandwiches cooked with an on-site smoker, a selection of house-made BBQ sauces, wood-fired oven-baked pizzas, traditional burgers, and bratwurst along with home-style side dishes and desserts. A seasonal beverage program with saloon-inspired cocktails and local craft beer selections are also available.
''Manzanita'' - Revolutionary in its simplicity, Manzanita's culinarians begin their journey with a fundamental yet creative approach. They conceptualize the menu by sourcing the finest in-season ingredients and then manipulating them to create diverse flavor profiles. The result is an artistically presented, seemingly familiar dish, presented with a new twist.
''The Living Room'' - Relax and enjoy the warmth and ambiance of the Living Room. Warm yourself near the fireplace or take in the sweeping views of Martis Valley, the fire pit, and the slopes while enjoying contemporary light fare, entrees, cocktails, and an extensive wine list.
The Slope-Side Retreat Spa - Enveloped by towering pines and adorned in rich wood, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Lake Tahoe offers a place of renewal and connection amid the resort’s breathtaking grounds. Signature experiences reflect the surroundings, including a foot ritual to decompress after a day of skiing and a massage using stones from Lake Tahoe. Natural healers, including CBD and wild honeysuckle, are also featured. The sprawling resort spa features 17 treatment rooms, relaxation areas warmed by fireplaces, a dry-heat lodge, and a eucalyptus steam room. The heated outdoor lap pool looks out over the slopes, a beautiful scene in summer and winter.
Plan an unforgettable getaway at this Lake Tahoe ski resort - Northern California’s reputation as a naturally beautiful destination is founded on places like Lake Tahoe. The resort town is known for excellent skiing and a vibrant après ski scene in the winter, while summers are filled with quiet hikes and lingering days on the water. At The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, set along the north shore, these activities are complemented by distinct services and amenities, including a mountainside concierge and ski-in/-out access, a waterfront Lake Club, and the Ritz Kids program.