Kelowna B.C.

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Welcome to The Hacienda Lakeview Kelowna Vacation Suite in the Okanagan Valley

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Kelowna BC, Canada

Kelowna, B.C. is the heart of the Okanagan Valley.  Internationally known and recognized as a four-season playground, you will not be at a loss for fun, relaxation, or adventure in Kelowna.  Situated on Okanagan lake, surrounded by mountains, and with the gift of year-round pleasurable temperatures,  is why 150,000 people in the Greater-Kelowna region choose to call Kelowna home.

Location

Kelowna is the major city in the Central Okanagan.  By highway, the city is 471 km east of Vancouver, B.C., 78 km north of Penticton B.C., and 606km west of Calgary, AB.  Situated along Okanagan Lake, Kelowna is also close to many smaller lakes and waterways.  

Weather

Summer temperatures average 27.4º C, though it can get considerably warmer.  Summer evenings provide an escape from the heat with an average temperature of 10º C.  Kelowna winter temperatures are mild, averaging 0º C, with a mix of rain and snow.  Kelowna receives over 2,000 hours of sunlight and 14 inches of precipitation annually.  In this semiarid climate you will find Ponderosa Pine, Sagebrush, and even cactus plants growing naturally around the region.  

Recreation

Kelowna has miles of parkland, beautiful beaches, world class golf courses, and other recreational amenities. Golfing, Hiking, Biking, Mountain Climbing, boating, fishing, and swimming are just a few of the things you can do here.  In the cooler months, downhill skiing and snowboarding (Big White, Crystal Mountain, and Silver Star are all nearby), cross country skiing, and snowmobiling make for fun winter activities.

Orchards and vineyards are situated merely a 10 minute drive from the downtown core.  Kelowna is home to world class, innovative, and large and small orchards and vineyards that are thriving.  The Spring, Summer, and Fall Wine festivals offer wine enthusiasts an opportunity to taste, appreciate, honor, and tour.  Most wineries are open for year-round tours as well.  

Culture

Kelowna is host to a vibrant cultural community.  Housed within a 6 block core in the downtown area, you will find fine dining, museums, art galleries, theatres, artists' studios, and a casino.  As well, Prospera Place where you can take in a concert, or WHL hockey game.  

Dining and Shopping

Regardless of where in Kelowna you choose to settle, you will be close to an abundance of restaurants and shopping locations.  There is a wide array of culturally diverse franchised and locally owned and operated restaurants to suit your dining-out needs.  As well, Kelowna has the best shopping between Vancouver and Calgary.  Be it large stores, or boutique shoppes, Kelowna has an excellent array of shopping options.  

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Golf

Kelowna and the Okanagan are #1 golf destinations in Canada. The Okanagan offers golf courses and packages for all skill levels and budgets. Weather permits near 7 months of golfing from early April to late October.

Okanagan Golf.com
Golf Okanagan
Canada Golf Guide - Okanagan News

Aspen Grove Golf Club
Winfield, BC 
(250)766-3933

Del Lee Coda Golf
Summerland, BC
(250)5404-0144

Fairview Mountain Golf Club
Oliver, BC  
(250)498-6050

Gallagher's Canyon
Kelowna, BC
(250)861-4240

Harvest Golf Club
Kelowna, BC
(250)862-3103

Kelowna Golf & Country Club
Kelowna, BC
(250)763-2736

Kelowna Springs Golf Club
Kelowna, BC 
(250)765-4653

Michaelbrook Ranch Golf Club
Kelowna, BC
(250)763-7888

Orchard Greens Golf Club
Kelowna, BC
(250)763-2447

Okanagan Golf Club
Kelowna, BC
(250)765-5955

Golf Okanagan

Canada Golf Guide - Okanagan News

Wineries

British Columbia's oldest and main grape growing region, the Okanagan Valley is home to many award winning wines.

Summer Hill Estate Winery
The Summerhill Pyramid Vineyard comprises over 80 acres of which approximately 50 are planted. The organically grown grape varieties include; Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Gewurztraminer, Ehrenfelser and Pinot Meunier. They are flourishing here in the northernmost desert viticulture region of the world.

Calona Vineyards
Calona Vineyards has the distinction of being British Columbia's original winery. As a pioneer in the BC wine industry, Calona leads the way to higher levels of craftsmanship and professionalism. Calona's wines are award-winning, rivaling the world's most established names to prove Okanagan Valley is at the international forefront of fine wine production.

Cedar Creek Estate Winery
Family owned and operated winery located just south of Kelowna in British Columbia's spectacular Okanagan Valley. At CedarCreek, we are committed to producing premium British Columbia wines. Family ownership means we craft our wines with care and attention to detail, from the vineyard to the bottle.

Gray Monk Estate Winery
The Heiss family welcomes you to their Estate Winery. GRAY MONK was established in 1972 by George and Trudy Heiss. Today, they have over fifty acres of lush vineyards overlooking Lake Okanagan, which produce some of the world's finest wines.

Mission Hill Winery
Making great wines and providing a special place where people can enjoy them has been my dream and my life's work. Now, it's a reality, one that my family and I want to share with everyone who visits us high atop Mission Hill.

Mount Boucherie Estate Winery
Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery is one of British Columbia's newest Estate Wineries, producing award-winning red wines, white wines, dessert wines and Icewine. With a 20,000 sq. ft. facility for processing, fermentation and bottling, Mt. Boucherie Estate is poised at the forefront of the Okanagan wine industry.

Quails' Gate Estate Winery
Family owned and operated estate wine producers, Quails' Gate is internationally recognized as a top quality producer of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Quails' Gate wines are premium and terroir focused. The entire portfolio of Quails' Gate wines is consistently endorsed by wine experts as one of Canada's most outstanding.

St. Hubertus Estate Winery
St. Hubertus Estate Winery, a charming hillside site with a recently unfortunate history. The original winery buildings, dating back to the early 19th century burned to the ground in the Okanagan Mountain Park fire of August, 2003. All is rebuilt, however, and the only reminders of the fire are the displays and pictures that catalogue the winery's destruction, as well as some wines named for the fire (Fireman's Red, Glowing Amber Chardonnay).

Welcome to The Hacienda Lakeview Kelowna Vacation Suite in the Okanagan Valley

Email: yorkria@yahoo.ca
Phone: 604-925-2362 | 250-764-5376
Cell: 604-671-4666 (text messages ok)