Welcome to Zephyr Cove & East Shore
Fun, community-oriented area
Zephyr Cove and the entire East Shore community are ideally located near large community beaches, ski resorts, and dining and entertainment opportunities. From snowmobiling to parasailing, this area has activities for everyone.
Zephyr Cove and the East Shore are known for their beautiful natural surroundings. Impressive Pines stand above crystal clear water. Guests and residents to the area love hiking, water sports, and ski trails while surrounded by beauty at every turn.
The median home price in this area is just under $900k. Homes here are homages to the rustic A-frames of the 70s. Many have been renovated with dreamy, contemporary interiors.
What to Love
- First-class dining and dawn ‘til dark entertainment
- An upscale, apres-ski lifestyle
- Stunning beaches
People & Lifestyle
Zephyr Cove and the East Shore are suburban communities, yet they don’t feel packed or overcrowded. Summer and winter bring a lot of activity to this area, including hiking, boating, and skiing options. The lake provides a relaxing backdrop after a long day of fun.
Families tend to like this area because of the accessibility of the beaches and mountains. The area’s resorts act as one-stop-shops for everything a growing family might want, entertainment-wise. Nevada’s tax breaks are ideal for aspiring business owners looking to get their businesses up and running.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Because of the many resorts in this area, you don’t have to travel far and wide to find dining and entertainment. The lodges have it all!
Zephyr Cove Resort
is a quaint, rustic getaway in nature. Rent cabins or rooms and benefit from the beach access, as well as the many on-site restaurants (such as Zephyr Cove Restaurant). Heavenly Ski Resort
is also in this area. Spend a long day shredding up the slopes, and then grab dinner at one of the many resort restaurants. For an upscale lakeside experience, try Riva Grill
. Enjoy signature cocktails alongside fresh seafood.
Zephyr Cove and the East Shore are easily accessible from South Lake Tahoe Airport
—one of the many jet-servicing airports in the area.
Things to Do
From the moment you arrive in this area, the great outdoors calls! Lucky for you, there’s plenty to do.
Zephyr Cove offers daytime cruises, where you can explore Lake Tahoe from the comfort of the MS Dixie II
—an old-style cruise ship. Take a daytime cruise, or watch the sunset from a sunset cruise. You can also explore the surrounding trails on horseback if you take a tour by Zephyr Cove Stables
In the summer, enjoy the Summer Concert Series by Harvey’s Lake Tahoe
. Come winter, lace up your skates and have fun on the rink at Heavenly Village! Or, if you’re feeling brave, try the Ridge Rider Mountain Coaster
. Blast through the mountains on this gravity-powered alpine coaster—what a thrilling way to tour the mountains!
Zephyr Cove and the East Side are home to many excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Zephyr County Elementary School
- George Whittell High School