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TEL: 250.470.9446

E-MAIL: bree@barefootresortbc.com

4541 Skaha Lake Rd. Penticton, BC 

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PENTICTON & SOUTHERN OKANAGAN

The Southern Okanagan (Naramata, Penticton, Oliver) is home to some of the most spectacular views in Canada, with outdoor adventures to match. The hot dry climate makes for a spectacular food and wine region, grape vines cover rolling hills and an array of orchards weave through the valley. Whether you take in the scene by car, bike, canoe or paddle board you'll find yourself surrounded by storybook beauty at every turn. Below are some of our tried and true recommendations that are sure to please families, adventure seekers and connoisseurs alike.  

WINERY FAVOURITES

With hundreds of world class wineries to choose from it can be hard to know which ones seek out, here are some personal favourites

Naramata  
- Poplar Grove Winery *for the view and the lunch 
- Van Westen Vineyards *for the serious red wine drinker

Oliver (Golden Mile Rd.) 
- Black Hills Estate *must-try their Nota Bene red wine
- Burrowing Owl *stop in for a cheese and charcuterie spread on their terrace
- Tinhorn Creek 
- Cassini Cellars *for the serious red wine drinker 
- Hester Creek 

Peachland 
- Fitzpatrick Winery *specializes in sparkling wine and has a breathtaking view 

 

OUTDOOR ROCK CLIMBING

Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park is one of the best places to climb in Canada. 66 crags and over 1000 climbs can be found in three main canyons. Most climbs (around 65%) are sport routes but there are still opportunities for traditional climbing too. The sheer variety and choice of routes in combination with the southern Okanagan’s warm climate make Skaha Bluffs a world-class climbing destination.

 

GOLF 

Located minutes from our resort Skaha Meadows Golf Course is a 9 hole course, 2435 yards Par 35 and is known for its family friendly atmosphere

ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES THROUGH HOODOO ADVENTURE 

Book a Kyyak Tour, outdoor climbing course or visit the indoor climbing gym on a rainy day

LOCAL FOOD RECOMMENDATIONS 

Penticton Farmers Market

fresh local produce and handmade goods 

100 Block Main St | Saturdays
April 21 to October 27 | 8:30am - 1pm


Poplar Grove Cheese 

Handmade small batch cheese made with locally sourced ingredients we recommend visiting their tasting room in Naramata to experience all of their flavours and ask about the cheese making process 

The Bench Market

Casual breakfast and coffee

Front St. Brasserie

Casual lunch or dinner, reservation recommended since its a very small spot the food and service will not disappoint  

Vanilla Pod at Poplar Grove 

Upscale Lunch or Dinner 

Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek

Upscale Lunch or Dinner, worth the drive

Kojo Sushi

Fresh, contemporary sushi with friendly service

4 minute drive from our campground

BIKING THE KVR

South Okanagan offers some of the best biking in Canada

It’s especially great in May or September when the weather is sunny but not too warm. Giant’s Head Grind is a highlight that will appeal to both bikers and hikers.

Ride the KVR trail (direct access from our campground towards Oliver OR starting at the other side of town towards Naramata). Theses sections of the KVR take you past beaches, lakes, vineyards with unparalleled views of the Okanagan Valley 

*It can be dusty and hot in the peak of Summer be sure to bring lots of water, SPF and clothing that provides shade

LOCO LANDING ADVENTURE PARK 

Go-carts, mini golf bumper boats and more can be found at this kid friendly amusement park.