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Dedicated Resort Team Works with Guests to Design Custom, Curated Proposals in North Lake Tahoe

NORTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – February 27, 2017 – The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, located mid-mountain at Northstar California Resort, is pleased to share its Ultimate Proposal offerings, providing guests with the opportunity to curate charming engagement experiences to be celebrated at the property. With summer, winter, and year-round offerings, the resort’s team of experienced and knowledgeable experts will work diligently to ensure engagements are executed flawlessly and provide lasting memories for years to come.  All ideas are welcomed to ensure each proposal reflects the uniqueness of the couple and the specific vision of the individual proposing.

“While we have been celebrating incredible proposals for years, the Ultimate Proposal offerings bring engagements to new heights at the resort, said Joseph Mattioli, general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. “Not only will we customize these offerings to make them extremely personal, but we will ensure that each proposal is a remarkable moment for couples amidst our stunning background.”

Winter Ultimate Proposal Offerings

Considered the most beautiful and magical time of the year in Lake Tahoe, a winter proposal surrounded by snow is a picture perfect setting to pop the question.  The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe will work with guests to ensure that winter wonderland engagements are as enchanting as their surroundings, whether by the cozy fireplace in the resort’s Living Room, on a gondola or ski lift, or above the treetops and in the snowcapped mountains.  Examples of winter proposal offerings the resort can executive are as follows:

Ski Lift Proposal
There are many ways to execute a ski lift proposal. For example, the resort team can prepare to have different phrases written in the snow that are visible to the couple as they are going up the ski lift. Phrases could include dates and milestones for the relationship, nicknames in the snow, and “Will you marry me?”

Private Snowshoe Stargazing Tour Proposal
Led by Tahoe Star Tours, the resort can coordinate a Private Snowshoe Stargazing Tour, where couples can enjoy an engagement amidst the starry night. Additionally, the resort team can set up a candle-lit area on the path complete with rose pedals and champagne on ice. Unique touches can be incorporated based on the vision of each individual on how the proposal will unfold.

Proposal Photo Shoot in the Snow
The resort can coordinate a festive engagement in the snow, with a hidden photographer to capture the special moment. Following the proposal, the couple can take engagement photos, featuring playful and romantic activities like snow fights and snow angels.

Private Gondola Proposal
Along with Northstar California Resort, the hotel can arrange a gondola for a private, over-the-top proposal including a candlelit experience and champagne. Following the proposal, the couple will enjoy a romantic dinner celebration at Manzanita.

Summer Ultimate Proposal Offerings

As temperatures warm up and the white mountains turn green at Northstar California Resort, guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe can work with the team to plan a dream engagement showcasing the other side of Lake Tahoe’s natural playground and gorgeous surroundings. Perfect for couples who love the outdoors and beautiful weather, the resort team can help execute proposals overlooking the expansive lake at the resort’s new Lake Club, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, opening this summer, or hiking through the scenic Sierra Nevada mountains.  Examples of summer proposal ideas include:

Hike and Picnic Proposal
While enjoying a private guided hike on the mountain, the resort could organize a special picnic for the couple to stumble upon. This will include a picnic blanket, champagne and light bites.

Yacht Proposal on Lake Tahoe
Departing from the resort’s new Lake Club, couples will enjoy a romantic cruise proposal on a yacht featuring live music. Additionally, the cruise could feature a delectable dinner prepared by the resort’s Chef.

Lake Club Proposal
The resort’s team can assist with organizing a private, scenic proposal at the resort’s new Lake Club, using the serene pier or lawn at sunset overlooking North America’s largest alpine lake.

Year-Round Ultimate Proposal Offerings

With both lakes and slopes, exceptionally clean air, stunning mountains, and a vast array of recreational activities, Lake Tahoe is blissful year-round and the perfect destination for an engagement whenever the moment is right. One of the most breathtaking Lake Tahoe resorts, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe offers numerous options on-site for a true mountain retreat proposal.  Examples of year-round proposal ideas are as follows:

Helicopter Tour Proposal
At an additional cost, the resort can arrange for a private helicopter tour over the scenic mountain. The helicopter will land on the top of the mountain, and the couple will enjoy a romantic proposal followed by dinner, complete with specialty cigars, desserts, and port or spirit pairings. (or dinner picnic set-up, see above)

Family Surprise Proposal
The couple can gather at the Lake Club, the private dining room in Manzanita or an extravagant suite, where the couple’s families would be waiting for a surprise proposal. The resort could provide “Will you marry me?” signs and banners, and the families could celebrate the engagement with a lavish party featuring music, food and entertainment.

Chef’s Table Proposal
Taking place at the exclusive Chef’s Table at Manzanita, the resort can execute a special coursed meal highlighting key moments in the couple’s relationship. For instance, courses could include dishes from their first date, their favorite snacks or meals, or the first holiday they spent together. The final course will include a sampling of wedding cakes, the perfect moment for a proposal.

Marshmology Proposal
As part of the resort’s signature Marshmology program, the resort can curate a Marshmology proposal, where an engagement ring will be wedged in one of the s’mores made by the signature Marshmologist.

Copper Tub Proposal
Following a relaxing couple’s massage, the couples can meet at the spa’s one-of-a-kind solid copper soaking tub overlooking the pines and share an intimate proposal with champagne and strawberries.

In addition to the Ultimate Proposal offerings, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe offers a Romance Package, for all couples to rekindle and ignite a little romance. Starting at $599 per night, the package includes overnight accommodations, a 50-minute cozy “cabin” couples massage for two, a $100 resort credit and late check-out.

The Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe encourages couples celebrating an Ultimate Proposal to use the hashtag #RCMemories in social media posts.

To begin planning an Ultimate Proposal and to reserve hotel reservations at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, please contact a travel professional by visiting or call reservations toll-free at 800-241-3333.