13 Beautiful, Pet-Friendly Cabins & Airbnbs in Lake Tahoe

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Lake Tahoe is an outdoor wonderland for both pets and their owners. The snow-capped mountains, the sparkling lakes, and the dense pine forests are just a few spectacular landscapes that this region has to offer.

Attracting over 20 million tourists a year, Lake Tahoe is a picture-perfect vacation destination for all types of travelers. And if you’re traveling with your furry friend, then you’ll be happy to know that there are plenty of pet-friendly beaches, trails, and rentals to welcome you with open arms.

With so many rental options available, finding the right place to stay for you and your pet can be difficult. So to help make things easier, we put together this list of the best pet-friendly vacation rentals for all types of styles and budgets. That way, you can spend less time hunting for accommodation and more time enjoying the great outdoors with your loved ones!

South Lake Tahoe Pet-Friendly Cabins

1. Modern Cabin Close to Heavenly Ski Resort

Modern Cabin Close to Heavenly Ski Resort
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Fees: None listed.
Policies: None listed.
Fence: No

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This remodeled cabin is the perfect mix between modern and traditional. The airy open kitchen leads directly into the living room, which is adorned by the lovely floor to ceiling stone fireplace. Even though there are classic, rustic features scattered throughout the house, the tiled and marbled bathrooms, along with the sliding barn doors, add a touch of elegance to this 3 bedroom 2 bath cabin.

If you’re coming to Lake Tahoe to go skiing, then you’ll be happy to know that the cabin is located just one mile from the Heavenly Ski Resort. You’d be hard-pressed to find another cabin this close to the lifts! After an action-packed day on the slopes, you can retreat back to your home and soak your aching muscles in the outdoor hot tub.

2. Resort Style Cabin Close to Beach and Skiing

South Lake Tahoe Fenced Airbnb
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Fees: None listed.
Policies: None listed.
Fence: Yes

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Explore the best of Lake Tahoe’s diverse landscapes with this centrally located cozy cabin. Not only will you get to enjoy the tree-lined backyard (which is fully fenced and perfect for Fido), but you’ll also be just six blocks away from the Thomas F Regan Memorial City Beach. In addition, you’re just a short walk away from Fallen Leaf Lake and a few minutes outside the Heavenly Ski Resort area.

This 3 bedroom 2 bath cabin can easily fit up to six guests and has everything you need for a peaceful weekend away, including high-speed WiFi, a fully-stocked kitchen, and even a wood-burning fireplace. After a long day of adventure, relax on the large outdoor deck or take a dip in the private hot tub in the backyard.

3. Colorful Cabin with Large Deck and Hot Tub

Dog Friendly Colorful Cabin with Large Deck and Hot Tub
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Fees: None listed.
Policies: 1 large dog or 2 small dogs allowed. Must be crated when left.
Fence: Yes

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Ideal for you and five of your best friends, this colorful cabin is located near the Camp Richardson Marina in South Lake Tahoe. There are two bedrooms and 1.5 baths, although the sleeper sofa in the living room can also accommodate more guests.

The best thing about this rental is the outdoor deck in the backyard that overlooks the fully fenced in garden. It comes with a bbq grill, dining room set, and even a large hot tub, perfect for relaxing under the stars. If you prefer to lounge inside, then you’ll also have an entertainment center with an array of DVDs and a cozy fireplace to curl up next to.

North Lake Tahoe Pet-Friendly Airbnbs

4. Secluded Cabin with Amazing Tahoe Views

Secluded Cabin with Amazing Tahoe Views
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Fees: None listed.
Policies: Dogs must be crated if left at home.
Fence: No

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This traditional 1950s Old Tahoe cabin has been completely remodeled with all the modern comforts of home. Located on a quiet, residential street, this 3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom is tucked away behind towering pine trees, giving you as much privacy as you need. You’ll love the dramatic lake and mountain views from the main living room, as there’s no better place to watch the colorful Tahoe sunsets.

The location of this picturesque cabin is also second to none. Not only are you within walking distance to many Tahoe trails, but you’re also just five miles away from King’s Beach and Tahoe City. And if you happen to rent the cabin during winter, you’ll also be 12-miles from the Northstar and Squaw Valley ski resorts.

5. Spacious Family Airbnb in Carnelian Bay

Spacious Family Airbnb in Carnelian Bay
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Fees: No fees.
Policies: Dogs cannot be left unattended.
Fence: No

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If you’re looking for a place to stay that can fit the whole family, then consider this remodeled four bedroom cabin in Carnelian Bay. The main house can easily sleep six guests, while the bonus room above the garage has a separate bedroom, living room, and bathroom area. There are also plenty of activities to keep the whole family occupied, including a ping pong table, horseshoe pit, and hot tub.

In the area, you’ll find the pet-friendly Patton Beach, the Agate Bay Swim Club, and a variety of restaurants and shops in downtown Carnelian Bay. However, in the summer, you can grill your own meals from the outdoor BBQ while enjoying the crisp Tahoe air from your private deck.

6. Beautiful Cabin with Picturesque Views

Beautiful Pet Friendly Cabin with Picturesque Views
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Fees: None listed.
Policies: Dogs have an 80-pound weight limit.
Fence: No.

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With this cabin, Tahoe’s most scenic landscapes are right outside your doorstep. Located near beaches, marinas, hiking trails, casinos, golf courses, and ski resorts, this Crystal Bay rental is ideal no matter what time of the year you’re visiting. And with views of the mountains and lakes from the floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room, you won’t have to even leave to enjoy them!

Besides the spacious two bedrooms and two bathrooms, this cabin also a living room with a fireplace, stainless steel kitchen, and two flat-screen TVs. Outside, there’s a large deck, grill, seating area, and private hot tub, which you can enjoy both in summer and in winter. With everything you need for a fabulous weekend away, it’ll be hard to convince yourself to leave the cabin!

7. Centrally Located A-Frame Cabin

North Lake Tahoe Pet Friendly Airbnb Aframe
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Fees: None listed.
Policies: Pets not allowed on the top floor. Pets are not allowed on the furniture. Pets must be crated when left home.
Fence: Yes

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Although this charming A-frame cabin is nestled in the middle of the woods, it’s still close to all the main sights and attractions in Lake Tahoe. You’re three blocks to downtown King’s Beach, one mile to Crystal Bay Casino, 20 minutes to Northstar, and 30 minutes to Squaw Valley ski resort.

Inside the cabin, you’ll find three stories with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The vaulted ceilings boast forest views, while the fenced-in backyard provides ample space for your free-running pet. There’s also a bbq grill, outdoor dining area, and fire pit with twinkle lights. The rental agency is also kind enough to supply your pet with a large dog bed and a sleeping crate.

West Lake Tahoe Pet-Friendly Airbnbs

8. Stylish Mid-Century Cabin Near Ski Resorts

Stylish Mid-Century Cabin Near Ski Resorts
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Fees: None listed.
Policies: One dog maximum. Dogs must be approved beforehand. Dogs are not allowed on the furniture.
Fence: No

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The swinging 60s are in full force in this classic 1963 A-frame cabin. With two bedrooms and two bathrooms, this trendy cabin is one of the most design-worthy cabins we’ve seen. From the midcentury furniture to the UFO-style hanging fireplace, you’ll feel like you’ve just stepped back in time with this Instagram-friendly rental.

We loved the modern open kitchen with its elegant tiled backsplash and top of the line stainless steel appliances. The outdoor space is also worth noting. Just step outside and enjoy the gas bbq, hot tub, picnic table, benches, and Adirondack chairs while you immerse yourself in nature. And if you happen to come during the winter, then you’ll be close to two of the best ski resorts in the area – Northstar and Squaw Valley.

9. Luxurious Log Cabin with Fireplace and Hot Tub

Luxurious Log Cabin with Fireplace and Hot Tub
Photo: Airbnb

Fees: $99 per pet per stay.
Policies: Pet must be approved beforehand, or you’re subject to an additional $250 feet.
Fence: No

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There’s nothing rustic about this traditional Tahoe log cabin. From the moment you step foot inside, you’ll see that the rental company spared no expense when retrofitting this extravagant cabin. From the gourmet chef’s kitchen to the stylish marbled bathrooms, this 4 bedroom 2 bathroom log cabin is the epitome of luxury.

The cabin is located right in the heart of downtown Tahoe City, close to many restaurants, shops, and several dog-friendly walking trails. It’s also possible just to spend your vacation relaxing at home, either next to the wood-burning stone fireplace or out in the six person hot tub.

10. Hilltop Cabin with Private Beach Access

West Tahoe Hilltop Cabin with Private Beach Access
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Fees: $30 per pet per stay.
Policies: Dogs must be authorized beforehand. Dogs must be kept downstairs and crated if left alone. Maximum 2 dogs.
Fence: No

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This two-story cabin with two bedrooms and two bathrooms is the perfect private escape for anyone traveling to Lake Tahoe. The cabin is perched atop a small hill surrounded by forests, so you’ll have panoramic views from practically every window. And the fireplace, LED smart TV, and high-speed WiFi ensures that you stay entertained, especially if you’re looking for a quiet, lazy weekend.

Guests will also get access to the Chamberland’s private beach, which is a community benefit for houses in the Chamberland’s Beach and Mountain Club. While dogs are not permitted at the beach, you and your human friends can enjoy an afternoon of swimming and sunbathing.

11. Cozy Cabin Near Bristlecone Dog Beach

Cozy Cabin Near Bristlecone Dog Beach
Photo: Airbnb

Fees: None listed.
Policies: Pets not allowed on the furniture. Dogs must be crated when left.
Fence: Yes

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Located just a short walk from the pet friend Skylandia Beach and Bristlecone Dog Beach in Tahoe City, this 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home is a pet lover’s dream. Every morning, you and your four-legged friend can enjoy the soft white sand and sparkling Lake Tahoe shores making this neighborhood one of the most desirable destinations in the area.

You’ll find the living room, kitchen, and master bedroom with an en-suite bath on the main floor. There are two additional bedrooms on the second floor. The fenced backyard has an outdoor shower, fire pit, seating area, and hot tub. Just be careful when letting your dog run free, this area is home to a few wandering coyotes.

12. Private Cabin for Couples or Small Families

Private Cabin for Couples or Small Families
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Fees: $99 per pet per stay.
Policies: Dogs must be under 30 pounds. Pets must be disclosed beforehand.
Fence: No

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This ultra-cozy refurbished cabin is the ultimate getaway from a couple or family (and their well-behaved pet, of course!). With one bedroom, it can comfortably accommodate two people, although the living room couch can convert into a sleeper to hold two more. And the wood-burning fireplace and wood vaulted ceilings in the living room will have you feeling at home in no time.

For meals, you can utilize the outdoor grill on the deck in the summer. The cabin is also close to many restaurants and bars in Tahoma, just in case you prefer to eat out instead. You’ll also be a short drive away from Tahoe’s most desirable outdoor attractions, including beaches, hiking trails, and ski resorts.

13. Spacious Cabin with Chamberland Community Amenities

Spacious Cabin with Chamberland Community Amenities
Photo: Airbnb

Fees: $99 per pet per stay.
Policies: Pet must be approved beforehand, or you’re subject to an additional $250 fee.
Fence: No

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With three bedrooms, seven beds, and enough space to fit 10 guests, this classic Tahoe cabin is much larger than it appears from the outside. The large open floor plan contains a chef’s kitchen, wood-burning fireplace, and floor to ceiling windows with sweeping views of nature. There’s also a deck and bbq grill perfect for those beautiful summer days.

Because the house is located in the Chamberland’s community, you’ll be able to enjoy all the fun amenities and benefits the Chamberland Beach and Mountain Club has to offer. Go for a quick dip in the outdoor pool, relax on the soft sand of the private beach, or play a game of tennis on their outdoor courts. This is a huge benefit that makes this cabin one of the best places in Tahoe to stay.


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Liz is a Arizona native and mom two young children and one not so young Boston Terrier, Leroy. Leroy has been the center of her families beautiful life, which includes tons of travel and road trips. She is also a loving doggy aunt to Winston, Bullseye and Maple, a Boston Terrier, English Bully and Wheaten Terrier.

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