Hike and Picnic Proposal

Lake Tahoe Perfect Proposals


June 20, 2017
Words by Nicole Dusanek
Photos courtesy of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

If you’re planning on popping the question, do it in style for a day neither of you will forget. The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe located mid-mountain at Northstar California Resort is dedicated to helping you pull off an unforgettable proposal with their “Ultimate Proposal” offerings.

With a committed team of experienced experts and a breathtaking location, planning the perfect moment to get down on one knee is easy. You can choose from one of their many options or personalize the moment with your own ideas to ensure a unique and individualized proposal.

When it comes to planning the perfect moment, you can choose either a seasonal or year-round offering and be rest assured that the resort’s team will ensure everything is executed flawlessly.

Winter “Ultimate Proposal” Offerings

As the snow settles across The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, the place transforms into a winter wonderland. Romance is present among the snow and natural beauty, making it the perfect time to present “the” ring. Check out some of the following examples that will blow your significant other away when the time comes.

Ski Lift Proposal

A ski lift proposal is easily personalized and brought to life. One option is requesting different phrases to be written in the snow as you and your significant other are elevated to the top. Some popular options include dates, milestones, nicknames and, of course, “Will you marry me?”

Private Snowshoe Stargazing Tour Proposal

With the night sky as your background, the resort can schedule a Private Snowshoe Stargazing Tour led by Tahoe Star Tours for an out-of-this-world proposal. Take this offering to the next level and have the resort set up a candle-lit area on the path with rose petals and Champagne on ice.

Proposal Photo Shoot in the Snow

Propose in the snow, complete with a hidden photographer to capture the moment. Once your significant other says “yes,” take advantage of the gorgeous scenery and available photographer to take playful and romantic engagement photos. 

Private Gondola Proposal

For an over-the-top proposal your significant other will love, the hotel can arrange a private gondola ride complete with a candle-lit experience and Champagne. Celebrate following the proposal with a romantic dinner at Manzanita.

Summer “Ultimate Proposal” Offerings

When the snow melts, it reveals breathtaking greenery and lively mountains. Take advantage of the natural beauty of the lake, mountains and forests by planning your proposal at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe in the summer. Whether you want to stun your significant other with lake views or take them through the scenic Sierra Nevada mountains, the opportunities for a perfect proposal are endless.

Hike and Picnic Proposal

Take your significant other on a private, guided hike on the mountain and stumble upon a picnic complete with a picnic blanket, Champagne and light bites to ensure a positive response when you pop the question.

Lake Club Proposal

Be one of the first to take advantage of the resort’s brand new Lake Club and work with the resort’s team to plan a private, scenic proposal. Whether you choose to propose using the serene pier or using the lawn at sunset overlooking North America’s largest alpine lake, the moment will be magical.

Yacht Proposal on Lake Tahoe

Enjoy a romantic cruise on a yacht departing from the resort’s new Lake Club. The live music will set the mood and you have the option of including a dinner prepared by the resort’s Chef to complete the atmosphere. When you get down one knee, the moment will be perfect.

Year-Round “Ultimate Proposal” Offerings

No matter when you choose to pop the question, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe offers unbelievable experiences and stunning views for a perfect moment. You have your pick of the lakes, slopes and mountains for a perfect proposal. Check out some of the options for year-round proposal ideas.

Helicopter Tour Proposal

You can swoop your significant other off their feet — literally — with a private helicopter tour over the scenic mountain. The helicopter will land at the top of the mountain for a picture-perfect proposal followed by dinner that will include specialty cigars, desserts and port or spirit pairings. 

Family Surprise Proposal

For an engagement surrounded by loved ones, propose at the Lake Club, a private dining room in Manzanita, or an extravagant suite where your families are waiting for the surprise proposal. The resort can even provide the families with signs and banners. Celebrate following the proposal with a lavish party with food, music and entertainment. 

Chef’s Table Proposal

Enjoy specialized dishes at the exclusive Chef’s Table at Manzanita that highlight moments of your relationship. For example, the meal could feature dishes from your first date, favorite snacks or meals or the first holiday you spent together. Finish the meal with a sampling of wedding cakes, creating a perfect moment for a proposal.

Marshmology Proposal

With the wedding ring wedged between a s’more made by the signature Marshmologist, the resort’s Marshmology program is a perfect moment to pop the question. 

Copper Tub Proposal

For a relaxing and laid-back proposal, enjoy a couple’s massage and then slip into the spa’s one-of-a-kind solid copper soaking tub that has a beautiful view of the pines. While sipping on Champagne and savoring strawberries, use the moment for an intimate proposal. 

Take the “Ultimate Proposal” offerings to the next level by tying-in The Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe’s “Romance package,” starting at $599 a night, the package includes overnight accomadations, a 50-minute cozy “cabin” couple’s massage, a $100 resort credit and late check-out. 

Share the moment! After the perfect proposal, use the hashtag #RCMemories on your social media posts celebrating the moment. 

To book hotel reservations at The Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe or to start planning an “Ultimate Proposal” contact a travel professional at www.ritzcarlton.com/LakeTahoe or call reservations at 800-241-3333. All prices for the “Ultimate Proposal” offerings are on request since they are all customizable.

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