• Gabriella Viola

5 Beaches with Turquoise Water in Lake Tahoe

Updated: Aug 5, 2019


5 beaches with turquoise water in lake tahoe

Lake Tahoe is an all-around stunning place. There's a reason it ranks as one of the most beautiful lakes in the U.S. But if you're particularly in search of that brilliant turquoise colored water that you’ve probably seen in pictures, then you'll want to head to Tahoe's east shore.


Listed below are five beaches with turquoise water in Lake Tahoe. All of these beaches can be found along Tahoe's east shore. For more detailed descriptions of some of these locations along with photography tips, check out my Guide to the Most Stunning Photo Locations in Lake Tahoe.


SECRET COVE

turquoise water at secret cove lake tahoe nevada

Camera Gear: Nikon D750 | Tamron 24-70mm f 2.8



turquoise water at secret cove lake tahoe nevada

Camera Gear: Nikon D750 | Tamron 24-70mm f 2.8 | Breakthrough Photography ND Filter


BONSAI ROCK

beautiful turquoise water at Bonsai Rock in lake tahoe nevada

Camera Gear: Nikon D750 | Tamron 24-70mm f 2.8



Turquoise water at Bonsai Rock in Lake Tahoe Nevda

Camera Gear: Nikon D750 | Tamron 24-70mm f 2.8 | Breakthrough Photography ND Filter


WHALE BEACH

Turquoise water at Whale Beach on the east shore of Lake Tahoe Nevada

Camera Gear: Nikon D5300 | Sigma 10-20mm f 3.5



Turquoise water at Whale Beach on the east shore of Lake Tahoe Nevada

Camera Gear: Nikon D5300 | Sigma 10-20mm f 3.5


CHIMNEY BEACH

Pretty beach in Lake Tahoe.  Turquoise water at Chimney Beach in Lake Tahoe

Camera Gear: Nikon D750 | Tamron 24-70mm f 2.8



Pretty beach in Lake Tahoe.  Turquoise water at Chimney Beach in Lake Tahoe

Camera Gear: Nikon D750 | Nikon 70-300mm f 4.5-5.6


SAND HARBOR

Secret Harbor Beach Lake Tahoe.  Lake Tahoe Photography

Camera Gear: Nikon D750 | Tamron 24-70mm f 2.8


Pretty beach in Lake Tahoe.  Turquoise water at Sand Harbor in Lake Tahoe Nevada

Camera Gear: Nikon D750 | Nikon 70-300mm f 4.5-5.6

There you have it! Five beautiful beaches in Lake Tahoe with turquoise water. I hope you've enjoyed this post.


I'd love to hear about some of your favorite things to do in Lake Tahoe. Comment Below.


For more photos of Lake Tahoe check out the gallery.


ABOUT

Gabriella Viola is a photographer and outdoor enthusiast currently living in Lake Tahoe, California. 

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