Secret Cove Beach

Secret Cove Beach, Incline Village: Address, Secret Cove Beach Reviews: 5/5

Secret Cove Beach
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K&W_travels
30 contributions
Too crowded
Jul 2021
This spot is beautiful. The cove lives up to the name as far as being tucked away on the shore line. However, the beach was really crowded.
Written August 10, 2021
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Jet40287
1 contribution
Secret Cove still clothing optional?
Jun 2021 • Couples
Was there yesterday. Same beautiful beach. More family oriented. Beach was packed. Get there early to find parking. Most had swim suits on. Only 5 percent nude. Have the nudists moved on to another beach?
Written June 26, 2021
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA11,596 contributions
Great Beach
Apr 2021
This is a great beach and a wonderful way to enjoy the best the Tahoe has to offer. Good place to spend some time on a sunny day.
Written May 17, 2021
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CJK38
Menlo Park, CA180 contributions
worth the hike
Jul 2020
Spectacular beach- easy to miss from the road except for all the cars parked on the road. It is a bit of a scramble to get to it, but so worth it once you make it.
Written December 1, 2020
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renlovauvert
San Ramon, CA85 contributions
Beautiful secret Beach
Aug 2020
Beautiful Beach, not easy access but worth it.
I recommend.
Only few people, but some boats too close from the shore
Written August 8, 2020
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travelbug2004
Medford, OR107 contributions
Picturesque
Jun 2020
Loved going to Secret Beach as it is very scenic. Be aware that you have to get there early (almost when they open) in order to get a parking spot.
Written July 24, 2020
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Anton E
2 contributions
Nude beach
Jul 2020
Spectacular nude beach . Put ALOT of sunscreen on and enjoy taking off those clothes ! It really is the ultimate clothing optional beach on this planet . First timers will love being without a swimsuit .
Written July 15, 2020
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RNgypsy
Las Vegas, NV227 contributions
Lake Tahoe, Nevada
Jul 2020
Close up views of the clearest Emerald colored waters. There is limited parking at this spot but you may get lucky and find a small space like we did. It is 20 minute parking and all the paid parking was FULL. Great place for taking photos.
Written July 10, 2020
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Sen_Zen_AZ
Roseville, CA30 contributions
Secret Cove search turned up at Secret Harbor Beach
Jul 2020 • Family
Parking is a real challenge but place is gorgeous! Went 5th of July, 2020 (amidst pandemic time) and the secret harbor parking lot was full as were all the side of the highway spots. Drove up and down this steep cliffside highway looking for an opening to parallel park(adrenaline rush due to height) and after 20 min of searching, snuck into a spot. Saw lots of other cars with parking tickets and was really hard to know which chunks of the road were ok to park and which weren’t. We took a chance, crossed our fingers and got lucky. Lots of cars either side, some with and without tickets. Had to slide/scramble down the sandy cliff edge to connect with a lightly treaded trail leading straight down to the water. Arrived at the beach and discovered we were actually at Secret Harbor Beach not Secret Cove but it was still incredible. Blue green crystal clear chilly refreshing water with lots of boulders to climb, explore and sunbathe. Also a nice decently long stretch of sand to lay out a towel and warm up in. Lots of folks with portable tents, picnics and several boats anchored on shore, jet ski’s and paddle boards in tow. Was busy but didn’t feel overwhelming. Able to listen to music for our group of three and not have it bleed over into the next group over. Hike out was a cardio workout. Took 15 min from beach to car on edge of highway but interval training at its best as it is straight up and requires a little portion on all fours. Not sure how some people made it down and up with all the gear they brought. Secret cove might have been easier to reach since this was a bit further south but we couldn’t find parking or a specific trail without backtracking on the highway to start the trek at the one parking lot near Secret Cove (Secret Harbor beach parking). Hopefully it’s not this difficult on weekends other than 4th of July but we were stuck going this weekend. Tried to research all the best ways to get to the cove beforehand and still didn’t succeed. Really loved the Secret Harbor though so def worth it. Just be prepared for a challenge. Was a great afternoon(arrived at 1:30-2p and left around 4p). Still want to find Secret Cove but this was a great mistake to stumble upon.
Written July 6, 2020
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Roshy P
San Carlos, CA36 contributions
Loved it
Jul 2020 • Family
Stop by, get your feet in that cold water. The view is magnificent. The color of the water is to die for.
Written July 1, 2020
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