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Carnelian Bay Travel Guide

On the shores of the beautiful Lake Tahoe, is the welcoming community of Carnelian Bay. This spot in California is where vacationers go to relax and enjoy the great outdoors. From the hiking opportunities to the stunning beaches, Carnelian Bay could be the paradise you need to unwind and get back to nature. There is everything from coffee shops and bistros to lakeside bars and lounges, which offer something for everyone to enjoy. The community is also near to Lake Tahoe City, which means that you can use it as a base to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

Things to Do in Carnelian Bay

The top thing to do in Carnelian Bay is spend the day at the beach. Carnelian Beach West is a popular spot for relaxating and water sports. The golden sand and blue waters are perfect for taking a dip and cooling off in the heat. There are barbecues and picnics also so you can make a day of it with friends and family. For something different, be sure to check out Patton Landing Beach, where you can unwind and rent paddleboards and canoes from the coffee house called 'Waterman’s Landing'. This beach has restrooms and picnic tables, and instead of sand, there are black pebbles.

Best Time to Visit Carnelian Bay

The best time to visit Carnelian Bay for warm weather and sunshine is during the summer months from June to September.

Price and Availability Index in Carnelian Bay

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Carnelian Bay is in August, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Carnelian Bay is in the high season in July. Carnelian Bay has its low season in April, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Carnelian Bay tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Carnelian Bay tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Carnelian Bay

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Carnelian Bay. The hottest month in Carnelian Bay is April, when temperatures peak at 87 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 6 ˚F. The wettest month in Carnelian Bay is January with 21.29 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.48 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Carnelian Bay

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, VRBO, redawning and more. Carnelian Bay has 985 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. A trip to Carnelian Bay can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $75 per night. A typical accommodation in Carnelian Bay costs on average $314 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Carnelian Bay can pick from 442 places to stay that provide WiFi. Choose from 15 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Carnelian Bay by car, be sure to choose from 367 accommodations that provide parking. 99 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 194 pet-friendly places to stay in Carnelian Bay, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

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