Kelowna

Travel Guide
Quails\' Gate Estate Winery featuring a river or creek and farmland

This picturesque city on the banks of Okanagan Lake is famous for its beach parks, golf courses, nature trails and wineries.

Enjoy the lakeside retreat of Kelowna enveloped by gorgeous landscapes of the Okanagan Valley. Its attractions sit amid a backdrop of canyons, orchards, rolling hills and vineyards. Enjoy lake beaches, watersports, golf courses, wine estates and fine dining. The Okanagan First Nations people settled here more than 6,000 years ago and Europeans arrived in 1859. Today the city offers great family vacations, romantic getaways and weekend breaks.

At the heart of Downtown Kelowna is Kelowna Cultural District. View Canadian artworks at the Hambleton Galleries and Kelowna Art Gallery. Learn about local history at the Okanagan Heritage Museum and Okanagan Military Museum. Visit The Laurel Packinghouse, home to the Okanagan Wine and Orchard Museum. Catch performances at the Black Box Theatre and Kelowna Community Theatre.

Along the city’s western edge, Okanagan Lake features boating, fishing, kayaking and swimming, among other water-based activities. Discover sandy, child-friendly spots such as Gyro Beach and Hot Sands Beach at the delightful City Park. Wander along boardwalks and attend summer concerts at Waterfront Park. Rent kayaks, Jet Skis, motorboats and waterskiing gear at Downtown Marina Kelowna.

Tour the Okanagan Valley wineries, including about 30 estates within a 20-minute drive of the downtown district. These wineries include Cedar Creek Estate Winery, Kalala Organic Estate Winery, Mission Hill Family Estate and Summerhill Pyramid Winery. Sample fine wines accompanied by farm-to-table cuisine.

Take a scenic bike ride or walk in Myra Canyon. A wooden trail follows a section of a former railway decorated with tunnels and trestle bridges. Admire city views from the summit of Knox Mountain Park. Play a round of golf at Gallagher’s Canyon, Okanagan Golf Club or Kelowna Springs.

Fly to Kelowna from major Canadian cities as well as several U.S. cities. Get around Downtown Kelowna by foot and use public buses to reach areas outside the city center. Relax on lake beaches during the mild summer months and bring your skis in winter to conquer the mountain at Big White Ski Resort.

Kanata Kelowna Hotel & Conference Centre
Kanata Kelowna Hotel & Conference Centre
3 out of 5
2429 Highway 97 N, Kelowna, BC
The price is CA $123 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
Located near the slopes, this Kelowna hotel is in the mountains and within a 15-minute walk of Columbia Mountains, Orchard Park Mall, and Mission Creek Regional ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,458 reviews)
"Staff are amazing. Rooms are roomy and clean. Staff very accommodating. Breakfast is average."

Reviewed on Sep. 14, 2021

Kanata Kelowna Hotel & Conference Centre
Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort
Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort
4 out of 5
1310 Water St, Kelowna, BC
The price is CA $143 per night from Oct 17 to Oct 17
This family-friendly Kelowna hotel is located on the boardwalk, within a 10-minute walk of Tugboat Bay and Waterfront Park. City Park and Knox Mountain Park ...
4.2/5Excellent! (986 reviews)
"Friendly staff"

Reviewed on Sep. 15, 2021

Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort
Coast Capri Hotel
Coast Capri Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1171 Harvey Ave, Kelowna, BC
The price is CA $127 per night from Oct 17 to Oct 17
This family-friendly Kelowna hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Columbia Mountains and Capri Mall. Kelowna General Hospital is 1.5 ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (977 reviews)
"It was close to everything we needed. We felt that a Hotel like this could provide a better quality of toilet tissue for the price we paid for the room."

Reviewed on Sep. 17, 2021

Coast Capri Hotel
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Best Waterfront Resort in Kelowna
Best Waterfront Resort in Kelowna
Kelowna, BC
The price is CA $169 per night from Sep 22 to Sep 22
This family-friendly Kelowna condo building is located on the waterfront, just steps from Columbia Mountains and Okanagan Lake. Tugboat Bay and Waterfront Park ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (59 reviews)
Very clean property
"Great location. Squeaky clean apartment, great property management."

Reviewed on Aug. 13, 2021

Best Waterfront Resort in Kelowna
The Shore Kelowna
The Shore Kelowna
2 out of 5
3499 Lakeshore Rd, Kelowna, BC
Nestled on the beach, this South Pandosy aparthotel is just steps from Boyce-Gyro Beach Park and Okanagan Lake. Okanagan College and Kelowna General Hospital ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (40 reviews)
"This is a very new apartment complex. We had a a great suite with a full brand new kitchen. Very fresh building and hapllways. A number of restaurants in the building - also very new and diverse. What was not so pleasing - the bright white light, a pretty sterile feel in the rooms plus the bed took ..."

Reviewed on Sep. 16, 2021

The Shore Kelowna
TheRoyalBoheme Kelowna
TheRoyalBoheme Kelowna
Kelowna, BC
Located in the center of Kelowna, this family-friendly vacation home is within a 10-minute walk of Columbia Mountains and Kelowna General Hospital. Capri Mall ...
4.9/5Exceptional! (22 reviews)
Beautiful home
"We had a group, stayed here for a weekend. Great location, walking distance to many beaches and downtown Kelowna. Quiet neighborhood. Space was beautifully decorated and everything was very clean. Amanda was very accommodating with our check in/out."

Reviewed on Sep. 11, 2021

TheRoyalBoheme Kelowna
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