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Address: Emerald Bay Road, Tahoma, CA
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Includes public and private resort beaches, which are both well-kept.

Includes public and private resort beaches, which are both well-kept.

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Great Beach and a Good place to SCUBA Dive

Meeks Bay is a great place to spend the Day just hanging out by the water on the Beach. During the summer on the weekends get there early to get a great location near the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Smithsgold
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California
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California
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Meeks Bay is a great place to spend the Day just hanging out by the water on the Beach. During the summer on the weekends get there early to get a great location near the water. Its a great place to learn how to SCUBA Dive there's always groups diving there during the weekends in the summer !!! There's also... More 

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1 Thank Smithsgold
Sacramento, California
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47 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been here numerous times through out the year. Great location for scuba divers and families. It can get filled quickly during the summer so arrive early

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Need car to get there, but lots of sights on way. Camping ground next door, small kiosk 8 am till 5 pm. Lovely beach and s miming area

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Thank 35elizabeth
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Beautiful, wide beach beside the azure blue water! Not far from South Lake Tahoe, popular but not too crowded. Highly recommend a stop!

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Thank CookieSR
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

What a Beautiful Place! The crystal clear blue water & nice white sandy beach... we also were very lucky to have the perfect weather. We just went for the day but they have cabins and a separate campground right next to the beach/recreation area. There general store has all your basics for a camp store. Think this is still owned... More 

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Newport Beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Nice beach, easy parking. Good if you are meeting up with people. At this time of the year the water was very nice.

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Halifax
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297 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

Staying in South Lake Tahoe, this beach is approx 10 miles further round (clockwise), past Pope beach. Street parking is available if you get there earlier enough (though at the moment there are roadworks going on so even more so limited) otherwise for $10 you can park in the resort. From here its a 1 - 2 min flat walk... More 

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Temecula, California
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56 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Get there before 10 am. Seriously... Otherwise there is very little parking. There is sand on the beach, but as soon as you walk in the lake there are pebbles and rocks and they will cut and bruise your feet, so bring water shoes or sandals. There are paddle boards and kayaks for rent. There are also benches and picnic... More 

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Clio, California
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134 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A beautiful windless day and we paddled down the Rubicon Point and back. Midweek in mid October a must SUP location.

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Sparks, Nevada
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125 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Last year staff over cooked and burned and presented little variety. This year new menu items make it attractive. My lunch was mch better. Whoever is running the Food stuff there is doing great...considering this is a Beachfront food stand

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