Kelowna

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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.

Where to stay in Kelowna

Sandman Hotel & Suites Kelowna
Sandman Hotel & Suites Kelowna
3 out of 5
2130 Harvey Ave, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 6G8
Fully refundable
The price is CA $158 per night from Sep 5 to Sep 6
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Kelowna. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
3.4/5 (1,004 reviews)
"I like everyone’s"

Reviewed on Aug. 9, 2022

Sandman Hotel & Suites Kelowna
Kanata Kelowna Hotel & Conference Centre
Kanata Kelowna Hotel & Conference Centre
3 out of 5
2429 Highway 97 N, Kelowna, BC, V1X 4J2
The price is CA $174 per night from Aug 25 to Aug 26
Stay at this 3-star ski hotel in Kelowna. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,654 reviews)
"Only downside to our trip is that the pool was closed. Hotel is clean and it’s an easy drive to the beach. Breakfast is basic but it is nice to not have to find a restaurant to go to. You can walk to a Tim Hortons and McDonald’s if needed."

Reviewed on Aug. 7, 2022

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, V1Y 9P3
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $429 per night from Sep 5 to Sep 6
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Kelowna. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 spa tubs, and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the clean rooms in our reviews. Popular attractions ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,000 reviews)
"Great location and good service from all staff and the restaurant. Will be back. Thank you."

Reviewed on Aug. 2, 2022

Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort
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The Shore Kelowna
The Shore Kelowna
2 out of 5
3499 Lakeshore Rd, Kelowna, BC, V1W 3S9
Stay at this beach aparthotel in Kelowna. Enjoy free WiFi, 7 restaurants, and a beach locale. Popular attractions Orchard Park Mall and Boyce-Gyro Beach Park ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (156 reviews)
"Pricey given the second bedroom was probably designed for a den or office as it didn’t have a window and was extra small. Self serve apartment- new bedding, great towels, fully stocked with dishes, pots, appliances."

Reviewed on Aug. 7, 2022

The Shore Kelowna
Pinnacle Pointe - By Vacations Kelowna
Pinnacle Pointe - By Vacations Kelowna
2.5 out of 5
1875 Country Club Dr, Kelowna, BC, V1V 2W6
Stay at this apartment in Kelowna. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Popular attractions Orchard Park Mall and Okanagan Golf Club are located ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (16 reviews)
"Awesome property! The rooms were cozy and spacious and the pool was a great amenity to have access to."

Reviewed on Aug. 5, 2022

Pinnacle Pointe - By Vacations Kelowna
The Eldorado Suite
The Eldorado Suite
Kelowna, BC
Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a TV. Popular attractions Orchard Park Mall and Summerhill Pyramid Winery are located nearby. Discover genuine guest reviews ...
The Eldorado Suite
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