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Address: Highway 28, Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park, Incline Village, NV 89452
Phone Number: 775-831-0494
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Activities: Kayaking, Scuba diving, Swimming
Description: Rocky coves and boulders to jump off of are the primary features of this...
Rocky coves and boulders to jump off of are the primary features of this beach.
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Awesome beach

Water was shallow, no waves, lots of little fishes all around. Perfect for families with young children. Our 5 year old loved it! This place has something for everyone. Grown ups... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Water was shallow, no waves, lots of little fishes all around. Perfect for families with young children. Our 5 year old loved it! This place has something for everyone. Grown ups got to kayak around the coves, teens got to dive off nearby boulders, and during summers the whole family can enjoy a little Shakespeare by the lake. Doesn't get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Wonderful from beginning to end - volunteers are very friendly and efficient. Seating is well done for all attendees, food and beverages provided by Brimm's Catering exceeded expectations on both visits for evenings we attended Shakespeare at the Lake (Tahoe).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This beach is very clean. We paid $12 car parking charge which is only $10 if you are state resident. We had a nice fish and chips meal at the restaurant. The water in lake Tahoe is the cleanest water I have seen in years. The water is slightly cold and needs getting used to. There were no boating activities... More 

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Napa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The Sand Harbor summer Shakespeare Festival was performing The Fantastics. The show was absolutely fabulous!! The outdoor setting was gorgeous. Having never been, the staff and volunteers couldn't have been more friendly, more helpful, and more fun! The food and drink service was perfection. The evening was a fabulous experience - especially having not seen The Fantastics in New York!

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Who could ask for more! The excellent natural and human history reader boards on the boardwalk around the theatre are well worth the walk. Beach is probably crowded often, but the location is wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This beautiful beach almost made me feel like I was in the Caribbean minus the colder water. You can hike, bike, swim, etc. etc in the summer, here. The bathrooms were clean. The PARKING was tough. Come with LOTS of PATIENCE cause it's tough to find a spot. However when you are here, it is so worth the wait. All... More 

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Denver, CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The beach here was beautiful. Unlike the other beaches we visited that had very calm and shallow water, the water here was knee deep just a few feet out and had a lot of wave action. The scenery was spectacular. The family rented kayaks and paddle boards, everyone had a blast. The wind picked up late afternoon and added some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

For access, swimming, scenery and variety this place can't be beat. Our family went their 7 days straight on our last vacation and many vacations before. Being from Santa Barbara, CA we know about beaches. This high altitude beach is another favorite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Great place to relax and hang out at the beach. Beautiful boulders surround this beach and bay. Clean water and off course Lake vistas while you sit on the beach.

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woodway, WA USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We attended "The Fantasticks" at Sand Harbor in August. After beautiful weather all summer, the day was a bit rainy, but no matter, the show must go on! And it did! We brought stadium blankets, and towels to wipe down the very comfortable chairs which were stuck in the sand, and enjoyed a great performance. Kudos to the theater group... More 

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