Escape to Osoyoos

Your journey to a rare and wondrous place begins here. Set in the one true desert of our country, the timeless and honest beauty of the natural surroundings will surprise and delight you. A year-round destination, this small, friendly resort community is surrounded by lush orchards, vineyards, and Canada’s warmest freshwater lake.

Kettle Valley Express - Cover PhotoOsoyoos offers a host of culinary, outdoor and family-friendly activities, including golfing, hiking, walking, shopping, biking, bird watching, horseback riding, fishing, water-sports, snowshoeing and skiing. Learn the fascinating legends of the First Nations culture while studying the desert ecology at the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre, an exceptional state-of-the-art interpretive centre. Or, explore the local landscape, flora and fauna at the Osoyoos Desert Centre.

There is something for everyone, every season of the year. From tasting wines from over 40 wineries, to eating juicy sweet fruit at a farmer’s market that gets your culinary imagination going, or dine out on the creations of celebrated chefs. Accommodation options are plentiful, from well-appointed resorts and charming bed and breakfasts to lakefront campgrounds.

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