Osoyoos

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Osoyoos featuring tranquil scenes, a lake or waterhole and a small town or village

Although it’s set in what’s considered a “true desert,” this town is in no way barren. Come here to appreciate wild scenery, outdoor adventures, wine production and First Nations history.

Surrounded by mountains, desert, lakes, vineyards, grasslands and orchards, Osoyoos is a place for year-round outdoor adventures. While active pursuits are in abundance the town is also a compelling draw for its vineyards and First Nations heritage. Trek through Canada's only desert, waterski across a lake and step inside a recreated First Nations village.

Feel the call of the wild and set off to explore the area with hikes along the numerous trails in and around Osoyoos. Visit Sẁiẁs Provincial Park to explore an interpretative boardwalk trail through wetlands. Make the steep trek up to the top of Mount Kobau and follow the course of the Okanagan River on the International Bike and Hike Trail.

Another great place for waterside fun is the Pioneer Walkway beside Osoyoos Lake. This large body of freshwater is one of the town's biggest calling cards, especially during the summer. Relax on its beaches and take advantage of the water sports on offer, including kayaking, sailing, waterskiing and wakeboarding.

Osoyoos Lake and the Okanagan River were once important transportation routes for the Syilx people. Learn about their history and culture at the Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Center, which features a reconstructed First Nations village, hands-on displays and walking trails through the sagebrush habitat.

The town's natural setting is ideal for wine production. Embark on tasting trips to the many wineries that are located within a short drive of Osoyoos. You will also find these local wines on restaurant menus.

Reach Osoyoos by flying into Penticton or Kelowna airports. Both have regular flights to Vancouver, Calgary and other major cities. Alternatively, if you are already in North America come by car or Greyhound bus. Make the most of the town’s captivating history, wild environment and outdoor pursuits. If you are here during the winter head up to the Baldy Mountain Resort for its more than 3,000 acres (1, 214 hectares) of skiable terrain.

Super 8 by Wyndham Osoyoos
Super 8 by Wyndham Osoyoos
2 out of 5
9130 Main St, Osoyoos, BC, V0H 1V2
The price is CA $149 per night from May 30 to May 31
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Osoyoos. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in our reviews. ...
3.9/5 Good! (724 reviews)
"Perfect for our quick one night stay."

Reviewed on May 15, 2022

Super 8 by Wyndham Osoyoos
Watermark Beach Resort
Watermark Beach Resort
4 out of 5
15 Park Place, Osoyoos, BC, V0H1V0
The price is CA $294 per night from Jun 1 to Jun 2
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Osoyoos. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in our ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (992 reviews)
"Dining was great. Room was clean but could use some updating in the furniture."

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Watermark Beach Resort
Coast Osoyoos Beach Hotel
Coast Osoyoos Beach Hotel
2.5 out of 5
7702 Main Street, Osoyoos, BC, V0H1V0
The price is CA $189 per night from Jun 12 to Jun 13
Stay at this beach hotel in Osoyoos. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a private beach. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
4/5 Very Good! (996 reviews)
"Close to market and lake"

Reviewed on May 10, 2022

Coast Osoyoos Beach Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Desert Surfside Waterfront Accommodations
Desert Surfside Waterfront Accommodations
3 out of 5
7310 Main Street, Osoyoos, BC, V0H 1V0
The price is CA $131 per night from May 31 to Jun 1
Stay at this 3-star beach condo in Osoyoos. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (829 reviews)
"There was a sign which said some herbs(like basils and so on) we can use for cooking, but we couldn’t. I totally understand that the regulations changed. But maybe they should erase it, because I just exited to use some of them onnBBQ when I read a sign. Otherwise the place was excellent and staffs ..."

Reviewed on May 24, 2022

Desert Surfside Waterfront Accommodations
Ciliegia Villa
Ciliegia Villa
3 out of 5
12795 87th Street, Osoyoos, BC, V0H 1V2
The price is CA $175 per night from May 30 to May 31
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly villa in Osoyoos. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (232 reviews)
"Quiet place with Awsome views friendly staff ."

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

Ciliegia Villa
Lakeshore Villa! Ground floor, 3 beds, Lakeside, Great for Families!
Lakeshore Villa! Ground floor, 3 beds, Lakeside, Great for Families!
Osoyoos, BC
Stay at this family-friendly villa in Osoyoos. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and a water park. Popular attractions Haynes Point Provincial Park and Rattlesnake ...
5/5 Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Nice Vacation Spot
"We enjoyed our stay at this property. Unfortunately we were there during raging forest fire season and did not use the lake as much as we hoped. The villa is nice and quiet, cozy, and the other tenants were very friendly. Easy access from the villa to the pool. Excellent communication with the owner. ..."

Reviewed on Aug. 27, 2021

Lakeshore Villa! Ground floor, 3 beds, Lakeside, Great for Families!
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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