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Spas & Wellness, Hotels
Over 3.5 million crystals infused within this modern oasis a most remarkable hotel and wellness centre with European-inspired design elegance. Nestled in the mountains near Vernon, BC, and overlooking Lake Okanagan, your personal journey to whole body health and wellness begins at our standout among British Columbia resorts. Wellness Packages at KurSpa Sparkling Hills reputation as an internationally-renowned wellness center and health retreat is unparalleled. What better way to spark your journey towards a new you than our Wellness Packages, providing savings on spa and wellness treatments at KurSpa. Learn more about our Weeklong Wellness Packages. Also be sure to explore our fitness classes and meditation workshops to promote well-being in mind, body and spirit. KurSpa: A Holistic Health Spa The heart of our Lake Okanagan resort is KurSpa, our 40,000 square foot European-inspired spa, clinic, and wellness center. It is the largest spa in Canada and shines brightly as a worldwide wellness destination. Relax, renew, and revitalize at KurSpa’s seven unique aromatherapy, steam, and sauna rooms. Swim in Kurspa’s serenity pool featuring underwater music and a Swarovski crystal night sky. Choose from over 100 transformative spa treatments and therapies to detoxify the body and promote optimum health. Consult with our professional team including our naturopathic physician, psychiatrist, massage providers and kinesiologists and view their renowned clinic services. Enhance your relationships with the help of our SHaRP program, which can range from romantic to work relationships. Schedule yourself a mini silent retreat in our Serenity Room. Or, experience the first European Cryo Cold Chamber (-110°C) in North America, our signature KurSpa treatment. Our Luxurious British Columbia Resort Take in the stunning beauty of the Okanagan Valley from our BC resorts luxury guest rooms and penthouses, which feature sweeping lake and mountain views and operable floor to ceiling glass window walls that can be opened to instantly transform your room into an outdoor oasis. Swarovski crystals illuminate fireplaces, fixtures and ceilings, lending a luminous and luxurious ambience to every space. Fresh Fine Dining Sparkling Hill Resort is also home to the best fine dining destinations in Vernon, BC. PeakFine, our signature restaurant, serves a menu emphasizing the freshest and finest ingredients the Okanagan Valley has to offer. Known as the “Napa of the North” the region’s spectacular wines are on offer at PeakFine and Barrique & Java, our more casual wine, tapas, and coffee bar. Stunning Swarovski crystal chandeliers and accents imbue our dining spaces with glamour and elegance, and those seeking an elegantly rustic setting for private dining or special events will find it in Gernots. Discover Sparkling Hill Recognized as a trendsetter in healthy living and wellness hospitality, our Okanagan Lake resort is a distinctive destination for the modern sophisticated traveler. Whether planning a couple’s escape, corporate wellness retreat, or incentive travel, our British Columbia resort delivers an unforgettable blend of relaxation, restoration, and wellness. Please explore our website; we look forward to welcoming you to Sparkling Hill Resort on your personal journey to whole body health and wellness.
Museums & Heritage Sites, Indigenous Culture
Aerial Kiteboarding & Squamish Watersports offers high quality Kiteboarding instruction in groups and through private instruction. Our experienced IKO certified staff will help you progress into an independent and adventurous Kiteboarder. With a satisfaction guarantee, all our clients leave happy and energized.
Art Galleries, Shopping, Indigenous Culture
Authentic hand made Native Art, hand carved cedar wall panels, Native jewelry, Authentic Cowichans, Dreamcatchers, and a wide selection of clothing. A variety of Native Art from across the Americas Turtle Island.
Wineries & Wine Tours
Culmina Family Estate Winery, located on the Golden Mile Bench in the South Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, is the result of a lifetime of experience in the wine industry for Don, Elaine and Sara Triggs. Through their hard work, scientific study, commitment to craft, unwavering pursuit of excellence and a longstanding faith in the potential for Icon quality wines from Canadian soil, Culmina Family Estate Winery was born. Culmina offers the opportunity to explore a very limited release of carefully crafted wines through either Vineyard & Winery Tours, or structured, sit-down Reserve Tastings at our newly constructed state-of-the-art winery and Tasting Room. Because all Tasting Experiences take place at appointed times throughout the day, reservations are recommended, but drop-ins are still very welcome at set times, as per below. Reserve Tastings: 10:15, 11:15, etc … 4:15 Vineyard & Winery Tours: 10, 12, 2, 4
Spas & Wellness
Sunshine Float is a float tank and wellness centre, where customers use floatation therapy to relax, unwind, and unplug from the busy world outside. We offer the following services: Floatation Therapy Far-infrared Sauna Reflexology Dynamic Registered Massage Therapy We also sell Organic Loose Leaf Tea
Marionette winery sits on the beautiful Broadview Bench, just minutes from downtown Salmon Arm. This bench has a unique mesoclimate, perfect for growing high quality wine grapes. The complex soils and the warm aspect of Marionette Vineyards make our wines truly unique. For us, wine is a lifestyle, a passion and the result of a year-round creative process that never ceases to amaze us as winemakers
We provide tours and transportation on Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands. Tours offering schedule departures and custom design for the individual or group traveller. Day trips to Multi day trips local and beyond. Transportation offered from Vans, school busses to luxury highway coaches. We specialize in conferences and convention groups working with budgets and time frames. Our customer service skills are well known in the industry.We are the local experts! Lets Go!
Gallery 2 – the Grand Forks Art Gallery is Boundary Country’s public art gallery. Since 1984 the gallery has been a centre for contemporary visual arts and culture programming for locals and visitors alike. Gallery 2 is housed in the heritage 1910 courthouse building located right on Highway 3 at the west end of downtown Grand Forks. On the main floor, the gift shop showcases a carefully curated collection of regional crafts, the art rental gallery features a sample of local artworks available to rent, and the Heritage gallery provides a graphic overview of the history of the area. In the main galleries upstairs, engaging exhibitions will surprise and delight you and provoke conversation. Gallery 2 presents exhibits that place Grand Forks and the Boundary Region in the larger contemporary cultural context.
Fort Berens Estate Winery is a culmination of the dreams, vision and pioneering spirit of several entrepreneurs. It was founded with a pioneering spirit and forged on the road less traveled. The winery is owned by a team of eight individuals who share a common belief in the incredible winemaking potential of British Columbias Fraser Canyon and a shared vision to make Fort Berens into one of Canadas leading producers of fine wine.
Robin Ridge Winery is located in the stunning Similkameen Valley. Our 100% estate organically grown fruit is crafted into small quantities of high quality wine through attention to detail from the organic vineyards to the cellar by owners Tim & Caroline Cottrill. Enjoy a tasting of our award-winning wines in our tasting room, and take in the Mountain view from our patio, which is the perfect picnic location or take your picnic into the vineyard and find a bench for your picnic excursion. We are conveniently located 1 km NE from downtown Keremeos on Middle Bench Road off of HWY 3A. We are open daily throughout the summer from 10:00-5:30
Spas & Wellness, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Painted Boat Resort & Marina is the premier resort on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, Canada. Located two hours from Vancouver /Horseshoe Bay via BC Ferries and Highway 1, the Resort features 30 west-coast inspired, 2-bedroom/two bath villas (many with lofts) on the oceanfront, each complete with a large, fully equipped kitchen, patio and barbecue. All villas have waterfront views. Painted Boat offers an infinity pool(open seasonally), hot tub, a fitness center and on-site kayak & paddle board rentals. The Lagoon Restaurant overlooks the Madeira Park Lagoons and offers favourites using fresh local cuisine, with an international twist. Open Feb 13 to Dec. 31st -check website for days and hours. The Resort is home to the only full service luxury spa and wellness garden – open year round – on the Sunshine Coast.
Parks & Wilderness Areas, Campgrounds & RV Parks
Facilities: 34 campsites, 2 group sites, public beach, picnic area, boat launch, hiking trails, pit toilets, hand water pump. There is a 10hp boating restriction on the lake. Location: The best access road is off of Highway 3 about 6km east of Bridesville. Follow Johnstone Creek Road for 25km to the park. It is a maintained gravel road and takes approximately 40 minutes from the highway turnoff. Other access points off of Highway 33 and from OK Falls are not well marked and are unmaintained forestry roads that are not suitable for vehicle traffic. Conkle Lake is a secluded lake in the sub-alpine Kettle Valley area that offers rainbow trout fishing, canoeing, swimming and hiking. Come enjoy the sunshine, sandy beach and pristine views at this out-of-the-way gem! Firewood is available for sale. Open from May Long Weekend through Labour Day.
Lipont Place is converted from a 21,000 ft2 car dealership building to a multifunctional venue for art exhibitions, events, meetings, trade shows, performances, weddings, and pop-up shops. With a total footprint of 21,000 sqft, Lipont Place is Metro Vancouvers newest international; venue, staging some of the most exciting events in the region. Some highlights of Lipont Place includes: -A spectacular 3,300 square feet lobby encased on three sides by 20 feet tall glass windows. -A 5,600 square feet art and exhibition space, one of the largest and most flexible arts and cultural spaces in Metro Vancouver -230 on site parking spaces -Steps away form the Canada line connecting through Aberdeen Station with transit access throughout Metro Vancouver -10 minutes from YVR, Vancouver International Airports, and the gateway to the Asia-Pacific