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The River House Retreat

South Lake Tahoe, CA · View map · Visit website

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About The River House Retreat

Based in South Lake Tahoe, California, Weddings in Lake Tahoe offers a cabin retreat for couples searching for a venue to hold their wedding celebration. A mountain chalet-style home, the River House Retreat is located in Christmas Valley on the upper Truckee River. If inside the cabin, breathtaking river views can be seen from every room in the house. Encompassing two acres with plenty of parking and no neighbors, the gorgeous outdoor scenery supplies the perfect spot for a couple to exchange their vows in front of friends and family.

Facilities and Capacity

Weddings in Lake Tahoe gives couples use of their beautiful and spacious cabin, the River House Retreat, for their wedding. There is a designated outdoor area for the ceremony, which can hold up to 60 seated guests. The event space also features a ceremony arch that looks out onto the Truckee River. Couples are welcome to use the pet-friendly venue for their wedding ceremony, reception, or elopement, as well as bridal showers, engagement parties, and rehearsal dinners.

Services Offered

The facility is covered by liability insurance for everyone's peace of mind. They allow wedding parties to use the cabin on the day of the wedding to prepare for the big day. The venue also provides couples with a list of preferred vendors they may use for their occasion.


The River House Retreat has six bedrooms and can comfortably sleep up to 12 people, which is perfect for a weekend or week-long wedding vacation. Available year-round, the cabin owners are prepared for anything, and even the driveway and walkways are heated to combat possible snowfalls. The large back deck features an outdoor hot tub and barbecue next to the river. In addition to an authentic American Indian teepee equipped with a gas fireplace and electricity, some of the other amenities available include:

  • Two indoor fireplaces
  • Pool table
  • Horse shoes
  • Volleyball
  • Bocce ball
  • Croquet
  • Loft
  • Steam shower
  • Balcony


Located in the woods, the home is less than 25 minutes away from the Kirkwood, Heavenly, and Sierra at Tahoe ski resorts. Lake Tahoe Airport is a short nine-minute drive away from the venue.



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