Christmas Valley

Welcome to Christmas Valley

A quiet, private, and scenic Lake Tahoe neighborhood 

Christmas Valley, California, is one of the most secluded and private neighborhoods within the South Lake Tahoe Region. It is nestled at the bottom of Echo Summit and is just a ten-minute drive from the stunning Lake Tahoe. Its intimate community atmosphere and picturesque views make Christmas Valley one of the most desirable places to reside in Tahoe. 

There are many different home styles available for buyers seeking luxury and sanctuary. Most homes are elegant, upscale cabins situated among large mountains. They have rustic designs with natural elements showcased, such as stone or wood, and gorgeous porches that are suitable for taking in the amazing views of the affluent Christmas Valley. 

What to Love

  • Abundant outdoor recreation activities
  • Serene atmosphere
  • Strong community ties
  • As its name suggests, fun holiday celebrations


Local Lifestyle

Locals of Christmas Valley, California, enjoy living private and quiet lives. They enjoy spending time outdoors, whether it be simply observing the lush nature surrounding them at every turn or engaging in fun activities. In most cases, residents of Christmas Valley choose to reside here because of the neighborhood’s closeness to Lake Tahoe. The lake provides locals with plenty of opportunities for sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, and swimming.

Despite Christmas Valley’s deep immersion into nature, locals also enjoy the commercial properties that the Lake Tahoe region offers in the form of high-end restaurants and quaint shops. Many families choose to reside in this area as well, as Lake Tahoe has many reputable schools for children of all ages.

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Christmas Valley is a small neighborhood with few fine dining restaurants; however, the surrounding region of South Lake Tahoe certainly does. The Lake House Restaurant is a fabulous restaurant that is decorated with dreamlike artwork and elegant light fixtures. It serves delicious American cuisine in a sophisticated, warm environment. Another suitable option for an intimate dining experience is Maggie’s. Maggie’s has an array of food options ranging from juicy filets to dijon-crusted salmon. It also has a superb brunch menu.

The Loft Restaurant/Lounge is set in a dimly lit, idyllic building space. Its cuisine comprises mostly decadent New American fare; however, The Loft Restaurant/Lounge is most famous for its rotating theater performances that guests can watch as they eat. Finally, known as a “mountain modern” fine dining eatery, Bistro at the Corner is a favorite among locals of Christmas Valley, Its craft cocktails and inviting atmosphere makes for an amazing dinner. 

Things to Do

There are endless things to do in the area surrounding Christmas Valley. The Shops at Heavenly Village is more than just a shopping complex with unique locally-owned boutiques. It has an ice rink, live theater, miniature golf, and other fun activities to engage locals in the community. The Shops at Heavenly Village is an outstanding center for all things entertainment and excitement. 

Another amazing spot to enjoy Lake Tahoe is Lakeside Beach. This small beach area is perfect for a day of relaxation under the California sun or for providing active locals access to water recreation opportunities. In addition, Echo Lake Sno-Park is a scenic winter sports recreation area that is ideal for hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing.  
Christmas Valley golf lovers enjoy being close to Lake Tahoe Golf Course. The course is incredibly scenic, boasting picturesque mountains in the background and bright green grass. Given its natural beauty, the course is also an optimal venue for weddings and other superb events. 


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