At the Resort
Resort winter

Open Year Round

Spectacular lakeside resort located in South Lake Tahoe, California, offering lakeside lodging, full-service marina during the summer months, cross-country ski resort during the winter, and beachside dining year round.

Mountain Sports Center: Is now OPEN on weekends only until we get more snow. Thanks to the early season snow we have been able to open for limited operations. Come in and rent snowshoes or x-country skis 9-4. Call 530.542.6584 for up to date information.

Tahoe Lodging: Cabins, Historic Hotel, Marina/Beach Duplex, Beachside Inn and the Richardson House vacation rental are available year round! Plus, seasonal RV Park and Campgrounds.

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Cabins, Hotel, and Beachside Lodge.

At the Beacon
Beacon winter

Rum Runner

Open Year Round
Tahoe's Best Selection of Beers and Home of the Rum Runner

Happy Hour! Sunday-Friday 3-6pm. Bites $7, Drinks $5. Wings, Sticks, Skins, Poppers, Bread.

Join us for a special Christmas Dinner this year. A 4-course prix fixe menu will be available all day, along with our regular menu. Reservations recommended. 

NYE is a time to reminisce and eat a great meal as 2016 comes to a close. We have a mouthwatering prix fixe menu waiting for you. We will also be offering a complimentary Champagne toast at 9:00pm. Reservations recommended.

Wild Wednesdays: Rum Runners $8 all day!

New Drink Offering!

Root BeerOrange Oaked Manhattan - Our in-house aged Pendleton Canadian Whiskey sits in white oak barrels for a minimum of 28 days before we combine orange bitters and sweet vermouth.

Go LocalSupport Shopping and Eating Locally in South Lake Tahoe - The Beacon is a participating business in Go Local. Be a part of the movement and you could win prizes. Now until January 1, 2017 Get info >


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Located on the shores of South Lake Tahoe on the way to Emerald Bay

Reminiscent of a time when friendship was a lifelong endeavor and vacation meant leaving your troubles at the door. A year-round Lake Tahoe destination resort of pure relaxation offering historic Tahoe lodging, camping, boating, biking, beach-going, lakeside dining, cross-country skiing, sleigh rides, and more. All on the south shore of one of the most beautiful alpine lakes in the world, Lake Tahoe, and just minutes from world-class ski/board resorts and casinos.



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Camp Richardson is operated under Special Use Permit with the U.S. Forest Service, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit.