Partner with Natural Retreats - North Lake Tahoe
Known for elevated customer service and property standards, Natural Retreats specializes in high-end vacation rentals along the North Shore, spanning from Truckee to Kings Beach and into Olympic Valley. Our diverse portfolio includes slopeside cabins at Northstar Resort, private lake homes, and contemporary condos, with most homes offering easy beach or ski access. When adding to our portfolio, we look for mountain-modern properties with contemporary kitchens, updated furniture and fixtures, and amenities that appeal to guests who want to fully experience our little piece of heaven in the Eastern Sierra. With two Lake Tahoe offices, we have a strong local reputation, backed by the national presence of Natural Retreats.
More Peace of Mind Through On-Site Management
We have operated in Lake Tahoe for over 12 years, giving you the experience and connections of a truly local team. With offices in Tahoe City and Homewood, we can swiftly respond to maintenance needs, care for your guests, and protect your investment with detailed property management, including home inspections before and after every guest stay. Our management, maintenance, housekeeping and guest services staff are all employed in-house, and all live locally so your guests receive inside advice on activities, restaurants, and unique adventures -- turning one-time stays into repeat reservations.
More Qualified Guests Through Global
Sales & Marketing
Anchored by national branding and strategy, our marketing efforts span digital and print advertising, media relations, local partnerships and industry-leading relationships. Our exclusive partnership with Homes & Villas by Marriott gives homeowners unmatched exposure in the Lake Tahoe area, while distribution to channels such as VRBO, HomeAway, FlipKey, Airbnb, Booking.com and TripAdvisor add far-reaching visibility. We also work closely with the Truckee and Lake Tahoe Chambers of Commerce. Natural Retreats’ relationships with luxury travel agents and reservation partners and global reputation further boosts your home’s exposure to potential guests.
“You really get the best of both worlds with Natural Retreats. Their knowledge and care of my property is outstanding and their commitment to service Is unmatched. The amount of repeat guest business I see year after year gives me great confidence in what they are doing and how they are running their business. I couldn’t be more pleased with our partnership.”
Owner - Greg C. - Northside Villa - Park City, UT
“The Natural Retreats team has consistently provided us with a complete spectrum of professional and expert luxury property management services. The entire team delivers on the promise of enthusiastic, personal, and hands-on collaboration regarding our home. To them, our home is exactly that – a home that we choose to share with others, not a “rental unit” commodity. We highly value the partner relationship that we have with the team for many reasons, which include: dedicated property management; ease of communication; the high quality of guests that rent our home; their local market expertise; and big company benefits with a truly personal touch and peace of mind.”
Owners - Mike & Margi M. - Moondance Lodge - Big Sky, MT
“We are thrilled with the excellent property management that Natural Retreats consistently delivers for our vacation rental property. They provide superior management services, which include the caring for and marketing of our home, and a focus on delivering an exceptional guest experience. From providing superb home cleanliness, to facilitating routine maintenance tasks, the Natural Retreats’ team caters to our home as if it was their own. Their diligent property management has resulted in our benefiting from significant income from our home. We also have peace of mind that our vacation home is being cared for by the best property management team!”
Owner - Ora P. - Sea La Vie - Sea Islands, SC
More Revenue with Expert Yield Management
Guided by each homeowner’s individual goals, we combine years of experience in the Lake Tahoe area with industry-leading technology to set optimal rates and minimum night stays. Our detailed programs and tools allow us to review competitor rates, occupancy and other important factors weekly, ensuring that we can swiftly react to market changes with strategies that deliver the highest level of exposure and revenue. Working with our dedicated finance, accounting, and marketing teams, your revenue management plan is always personalized to your goals.
More Transparency with Seamless Communication
We believe in a true partnership with our homeowners. The foundation of this is transparency and trust, which we establish through high-touch communication and 24-hour access to your information. In addition to a personal contact within our team, our owners can review their data through our cloud-based owners’ portal, which provides access to all information concerning their second home, including reservations, revenue data, booking sources, tax information and monthly statements. You can also use the portal to seamlessly reserve your home for yourself and your personal guests.
More Service for Homeowners and Guests
We understand the value of true guest service. Our goal is to make every guest feel at home by providing the same high-touch experience they could expect at a full-service resort. This service allows us to drive strong repeat reservations, one of the keys to our success for homeowners. We take great pride in knowing more than 50 percent of reservations in a typical season come from repeat guests. We extend this sense of service to our owners. Whether you need a rental car at the Reno Airport or groceries stocked at your home upon arrival, we are here to help.
Meet Your General Manager
Darlene Magner is the General Manager for our Lake Tahoe destinations. With over 15 years of experience in hospitality and property management, including running a 19-room hotel and dive shop in Cozumel, Mexico. Darlene has a passion for hospitality, which she brings to both owners and guests. As a Tahoe City local, Darlene enjoys exploring the Eastern Sierra she’s called home most of her life. During her free time, she can be found spending time with her family, trying out new craft cocktails, and living life to the fullest.
Self-Managed Vacation Rental vs. Natural Retreats Property Management
Silver Star Condo
Park City, UT
Natural Retreats is known for distinctive vacation rentals in remarkable destinations. We pair our handpicked properties with resort-style amenities and services, delivering exceptional vacation experiences throughout each of our destinations. Our local team are experts in high-end home management providing you personalized care, housekeeping, security, maintenance, and consistent owner communication. We serve as your local hosts to guests providing dynamic sales, marketing plans, and seamless booking experiences.
Our standard agreement is for 12-months from the effective date and renew for an additional year at the end of the term unless either party provides advanced written notification of their intent to cancel per the terms and deadlines of your management agreement. You may cancel the agreement at any time with sufficient notice.
Our owners make personal and friends/family reservations via our propriety owner's portal. Our owner's portal is a web-based system which you can access through any computer/phone/tablet without the need to download an app. You'll have the ability to add notes or requests that pass directly to our sales and operations teams to any reservation booked in through the owner's portal.