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VM Picks: Summer Bucket List, a Q&A with Summerland Waterfront Resort & Spa

Summerland really does sound like the place to be in July or August! A visit to the stunning resort will leave everyone in the family satisfied, relaxed and happy. Think magnificent pool, nearby vineyards, a glittering lake and the comfiest beds this side of the Rockies. We chatted with the resort about its family friendly summer program.

Give us a brief description of what you are all about.

Amidst the beauty of vineyards and dramatic landscapes, the Summerland Waterfront Resort & Spa is set on a secluded stretch of Okanagan Lake shoreline, 15 minutes north of Penticton and 45 minutes south of Kelowna. The lakefront resort hotel features 115 condo-style suites, each well appointed with a full kitchen, dining and living areas, fireplace and most offer a balcony for stunning lakefront views. You are invited to live the Okanagan lifestyle and enjoy two outdoor hot tubs, a large outdoor pool with sundeck, barbecues, cozy beachfront, SWR boat rentals, fitness room, Okanagan events and meeting venues, as well as the Beyond Wrapture Day Spa.

Summerland Waterfront Resort is a favourite Okanagan hotel for its relaxed style paired with practical and convenient amenities. Each hotel suite features a full kitchen with all the cooking equipment and a dining area. The living room feels like home with a fireplace and flat screen TV equipped with cable and on-demand movies. Designed for rest and relaxation, the bedrooms each offer sumptuous memory-foam beds with pillow-top mattresses and premium duvet bedding. Spacious and modern, the bathrooms boast rain showers with deep soaker tubs, spa-inspired bath amenities and plush terry bathrobes.

What are three cool things kids (or families) can do there?

  1. Summer Kids Club – Canada Day Celebration week 
  2. Bring the kids bikes, Mom & Dad can rent cruiser bikes and helmets and explore lakeshore drive, Trout Creek trail, even pedal to nearby playground and splash park
  3. Pick fruit – cherries in July at the Dickinson Family Farm!

How should families prepare for their time there?

Pack light for hot summer weather, beach-days, fun in the pool and bonus – there are free laundry machines on site.

What do people typically say after a visit?

Very beautiful location. Love the town. Extremely helpful and friendly staff! We love coming every year and look forward to more fantastic quick getaways. Kids love the pool, beach, kids club and Kettle Valley biking trail!

Our new favourite destination! Front desk people were amazing and happy. They helped us plan our wine tour. The restaurant was so delicious and wonderful atmosphere. Room was incredible with an awesome view!

Why should everyone put you on their summer bucket list?

Best summer vacation yet! You won’t want to leave!

Visit the Summerland Waterfront Resort & Spa website

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