Granlibakken Tahoe – Tahoe City, CA

Granlibakken Tahoe | 725 Granlibakken Road, Tahoe City, CA 96145 | 1-800-543-3221




Family-owned Granlibakken Resort occupies 74 wooded acres in a picturesque mountain valley, minutes away from Lake Tahoe. Granlibakken,  a Norwegian name meaning sheltered by trees, is located at an elevation of 6,350 feet, where shy bears and other wildlife can be spotted on occasion.


Townhome and suite accommodations afford plenty of privacy in a tranquil and relaxing Lake Tahoe hideaway.

For business, their complete conference center welcomes groups of 10 to 350.


For pleasure, a full menu of Lake Tahoe’s outdoor recreation and indoor entertainment is available either at the resort or minutes away.

To learn more about the history of Granlibakken click HERE.




At Granlibakken they have a wide variety of Lake Tahoe lodging options, from bedrooms, studios and suites to one to eight bedroom townhouses, each decorated to complement the resort’s natural Tahoe City setting.


You don’t have to come to Lake Tahoe with a large group to enjoy Granlibakken’s many lodging options.

Included in all lodging packages**:

  • Hot Buffet Breakfast each morning 7:30 to 9:00 am
  • Tea and Coffee service in each room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Fully Furnished Kitchen*
    Including: full size stove, refrigerator, microwave, mixer, toaster, coffee maker/coffee, dishes, wine glasses and pots and pans for size of the unit
  • Fireplaces*
  • DVD Player or a Smart TV
  • Telephone with Message Service
  • Resort-wide premium wireless and secured wired Internet access
  • Parking onsite
  • All guest rooms are non-smoking as well as public areas

*Only available in select lodging choices (studios, 1-8 bedroom condos).

All packages come with the resort’s amenities which include an outdoor heated pool, outdoor hot tub, indoor sauna, hiking and biking trails, tennis courts and gym. On property Day Spa, Treetop Adventure Park, seasonal bike rentals and a seasonal ski & sledding hill are available for additional fees.

On property



  • Outdoor Heated Year-Round Pool
  • Day Spa
  • Sauna
  • Hot Tub
  • Bike Rentals–available seasonally
  • Tennis Courts–available seasonally
  • Nike Tennis Camp (five courts on site)


For a complete listing of available room types click HERE.



All resort guests can enjoy breakfast each day as part of their lodging. Depending on the season, Granlibakken offers a hearty breakfast buffet, chef’s choice made to order breakfast or a voucher to a local breakfast eatery.


Conference guests will experience Chef Ron Eber’s creative flair and skilled culinary cast, dedicated to pleasing every guest’s palate. Everything from a casual outdoor barbecue or theme dinner to a formal gala is within their scope, so let your creativity run wild.


From elaborate buffets featuring dishes like Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms, Mahi Mahi Sauté, and Top Sirloin with Maitre D’Hotel Butter and a “build your own soup and sandwich” lunch buffet, to theme dinners and elegant banquets with dishes like Petite Filet Mignon and Shrimp Sauté, Granlibakken’s Chef Ron Eber prepares a variety of savory dishes to suit your group’s taste.

In addition to mouth watering hors d’oeuvres, main courses, and deserts, Granlibakken offers a complete wine and beer list, as well as a full bar.

Granlibakken’s all-inclusive American plan offers maximum flexibility with a variety of menu choices. Breakfast and lunch are served buffet style; at dinner choose from buffet or banquet service. Special arrangements can be made for private “sit-down” lunches or dinners.

For more information on dining click HERE.



Day Spa Services 

The Lighthouse Spa at Granlibakken is a blissful retreat nestled in the middle of nature with refreshing views of the surrounding forest and ski hill. Enjoy your therapeutic spa treatment in one of the resort’s two cozy treatment rooms or a couples massage with that special someone in our couples room.


Your spa treatment is a perfect addition to any special occasion… weddings, conferences or wellness weekends! more information


Sustainable Earth Yoga Retreats and Granlibakken Tahoe invite you to take advantage of the fresh mountain air and inspiring natural surroundings to breathe peace, flexibility and balance into your vacation and into your life. Whether you are here in the mountains on a work conference, family vacation or ski weekend, adding yoga to your experience will leave you feeling lighter and clearer, and there are so many ways to enjoy it!

Women’s Wellness Weekend

Granlibakken Tahoe hosts the annual Lake Tahoe Women’s Wellness Weekend in November each year. The event fuses Western practices with Eastern philosophy to offer a balanced weekend of information, inspiration, activities, food & wine. A collaboration of community medical doctors, health professionals and fitness instructors come together to provide a weekend on well-being designed especially for women.

Check their event calendar for our annual yoga retreats and their annual Women’s Wellness Event.

Yoga Instruction

Ashley Aarti Cooper, of Sustainable Earth Yoga Retreats, works with Granlibakken Tahoe to help guests and attendees of retreats to further their yoga practice.

Ashley Aarti is a lover of nature, books, music, people and creatures. She sees Yoga as an opportunity to explore who you truly are, and the infinite potential to what and where your life can lead. Yoga is connection as you find it, whether it is playful and fun or melodic and profound. Ashley has been practicing Yoga for fourteen years both on and off the mat.

Ashley received her 200 hour YTT in Goa, India. She has taught in studios and lead yoga retreats internationally and within the United States for six years. She currently lives in Truckee, CA, and specializes in private yoga instruction for one-on-one to large group classes including extensive experience teaching with the Wounded Warrior Project. Ashley works with therapeutic techniques and is studying to become a Yoga Therapist, recently completing the first 100 Hour “Yoga is Medicine” Advanced YTT with Avahana School of Yoga. Concentrating on a true yolking of breath, movement and spirit, Ashley’s classes are meditative, explorative and fun.

Please visit Sustainable Earth Yoga Retreats for more information.


Lake Tahoe Weddings at Granlibakken


Granlibakken’s location in a peaceful 74 acre wooded valley a short distance from the shores of Lake Tahoe is the perfect setting for your wedding celebration.

With a variety of indoor and outdoor venues that complement Tahoe’s natural beauty, Granlibakken offers the services, space, and rustic setting to make your day truly unforgettable.  Granlibakken’s flexible lodging options allow your guests to choose from a variety of room types, from five bedroom townhomes to suites, studios or bedrooms. With venue space for up to 350 guests, Granlibakken is well equipped to handle anything from intimate ceremonies to large celebrations.



Wedding sites away from Granlibakken are an option – to be married at Lake Tahoe with a Granlibakken reception allows for the best of both worlds. Two nearby locations that work well with Granlibakken are the Tahoe Maritime Museum and the Gatekeeper’s Museum ceremony site at the Lake. Both are within a half mile drive of Granlibakken.



The resort’s wedding package includes the ceremony and reception area, two nights of lodging in the seven-bedroom townhouse, breakfast each morning for 14 guests, a special dressing area for the bride, and a living room and kitchen for your rehearsal dinner for up to 40 people (catering not included). They offer a variety of memorable sites for year-round Lake Tahoe weddings.

For more information on weddings click HERE.



All-Inclusive Lake Tahoe Conference Center and Lodge

Granlibakken Tahoe, located in beautiful Tahoe City, CA, provides an opportunity to meet in a relaxed, invigorating atmosphere. Their conference center offers a wide variety of conference rooms that allow them to accommodate groups from 4 to 400 with ease. Plan your next corporate retreat or family reunion with a touch of character and refinement at Granlibakken Tahoe in Tahoe City, California.

Granlibakken offers the perfect accommodations for any guest looking to plan business group seminars, corporate retreats, team activities, family reunion packages or any other Lake Tahoe getaway. From the lodging to the activities, you’ll see that their multi-functional retreat conference center and resort has what it takes to be that perfect Lake Tahoe destination.


Meetings at a Glance

  • 16 meeting rooms for groups from 4 to 400
  • 24,500 sq ft of year-round indoor/outdoor meeting space
  • 3 spacious decks totaling 10,800 sq ft
  • Pavilion (May-Oct) 3,200 sq ft of space equipped with phone lines and dataports
  • Three delicious meals each day
  • Resort-wide wireless internet access
  • On-site pool, hot tub and sauna
  • Treetop Adventure Park
  • Spa & Gym
  • Cocktail hour included
  • 15 sq ft of space per participant
  • Close to town yet quiet and secluded

Flexible Space


Granlibakken provides state-of-the-art corporate retreat facilities, including high-speed internet access. Booking at their all-inclusive conference center resort also includes three delicious meals each day. Prepared with Chef Ron Eber’s creative flair, meals will be tailored toward you group’s palate, from casual outdoor barbecue to formal galas.

Greener Meetings at Granlibakken

Granlibakken is working hard to go green. They have made a number of improvements to their conference center, kitchen, and their lodging rooms as a part of this initiative. Learn more about the resort’s efforts and the recognition they have received for their green initiatives here.


Granlibakken has a variety of package options whether you are looking to plan a family getaway, wedding, reunion, group or wellness getaway. Click HERE for their current offers.



Winter & Summer Fun – 

A 1.4-mile walk, bike ride or drive takes you to lively Tahoe City.

Skiing and SnowboardingAlpine Meadows, Homewood and Squaw Valley, which hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics, are all within 10 miles of Granlibakken, so it’s easy to hit the slopes come winter.

Nordic Skiing and Snowshoeing Head to Tahoe Cross Country for a 65-kilometer trail system groomed for skate skiing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

Mickey’s Big Mack Charters Catch a Tahoe trout, the Mackinaw, on Mickey’s sport fishing boat! These underwater giants can weigh over 30 pounds.

Tahoe Gal All aboard for sightseeing! This boat fits 149 passengers for scenic rides on Tahoe’s famous waters. A great way to see Emerald Bay.

Tahoe Sailing Charters For a more intimate on-water experience, join this crew and the wind for a sunset or sunny day cruise.

Tahoe City Golf Course A nine-hole favorite of the “Rat Pack” in the ’50s and popular with locals and visitors today. Sixth- and ninth-hole lake views.

Tahoe Yoga Institute Don’t forget to take care of your body while you’re here with yoga, pilates and meditation classes at this studio.

West Shore Sports This spot just a short drive down the West Shore of the lake has rentals for just about every Tahoe City activity in the book: biking, stand-up paddleboarding, skiing, snowshoeing and more.

Tahoe City Movies – The Cobblestone Cinema shows the latest flicks year-round, but don’t miss movies on Commons Beach each Wednesday evenings in the summer.

Playground Equipment A large, lakefront grass and sand area features swings, a mini rock wall and more at the four plus–acre Commons Beach in downtown Tahoe City. Picnic area and restrooms available here, too.

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