West Shore Activities

The West Shore Café and Inn is the perfect home base for exploring the pristine West Shore of Lake Tahoe. Whether you want to get out on the water on a boat, kayak or stand-up paddleboard, cruise around the neighborhood on a bicycle, ski or snowshoe some of the classic trails nearby, our staff can provide endless information about the area.

Kayaking & Stand-Up Paddleboarding

Kayaking and paddleboaring are great ways to get an intimate view of Lake Tahoe and what lies beneath its crystal clear waters. West Shore visitors can rent kayaks and SUP's across the street at Homewood during the summer. West Shore Cafe lodging guests can enjoy complimentary use of SUP and kayak rentals. 

Bike the West Shore

Homewood also keeps a fleet of cruiser bike rentals available to anyone who'd like to to explore the bike trails and back-country roads around the West Shore. Ride from Homewood down to Sugar Pine Point State Park and tour around the park, or head northeast to Tahoe City and link up with the Truckee River bike trail. West Shore Cafe lodging guests can enjoy complimentary use of bike rentals. 

SWA Watersports

Relax and soak up Tahoe's beauty from the water. For those seeking a unique experience along Lake Tahoe's West Shore, SWA Watersports offers a wide range of activities for the entire family. Boat Rentals, Pontoon Boat Rentals, Jet Ski Rentals, Watersports and Lessons, Tours and Private Charters and Fishing Charters. SWA launches boats directly from the West Shore Cafe pier.


West Shore Café

5160 West Lake Blvd.
PO Box 165
Homewood, CA 96141
Phone: 530-525-5200
Email: info@westshorecafe.com
Hours of operation: Click here

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