TEN WATERFRONT LOCATIONS TO VISIT IN THE OKANAGAN
Rose’s Waterfront Pub 1352 Water St., Kelowna
A ten-minute walk from Downtown Marina Kelowna, Rose’s Pub is ideal for lunch, dinner or even a night on the town. This waterside pub offers a choice of glutenfree, pub fare, gourmet menu items plus an assortment of craft beers and local wines. Rose’s Pub also showcases various televised sporting events and live entertainment throughout the week in the evenings.
As there are many areas to enjoy on the water in the Okanagan, additional excitement (and entertainment) can be found at the series of resorts, hotels and restaurants. To narrow your search, here are 10 waterside haunts you should check out this season whether you’re looking for a quick bite, a cold beverage, or multi-day destination.
Contact: rosespub.com | (250) 860-1141
Hotel Eldorado and Eldorado Marina 500 Cook Rd., Kelowna
Hotel Eldorado’s popular lakeside restaurant and marina make this is an ideal spot for local and transient boaters. Temporary moorage is available for restaurant patrons (as the restaurant and lounge are open to the general public) while the full-service marina has a fuel dock, plus daily and weekly slips for hotel guests. Boat and water sports rentals – plus various vacation packages – are also offered to make your stay even more enjoyable.
Contact: www.hoteleldoradokelowna.com (250) 763-7500 Manteo Resort Waterfront Hotel and Villas 3762 Lakeshore Rd., Kelowna
The Manteo Resort Waterfront Hotel and Villas is a full-on vacation destination offering practically everything for a relaxing stay in the valley. The two outdoor pools, a private beach, boat moorage plus watersport rentals are perfect for visiting boaters. What’s more, a range of relaxing accommodations, excellent dining, a fitness centre, and an indoor pool are the perfect amenities to enhance your vacation.
Contact: www.manteo.com | (250) 860-1031
Lake Okanagan Resort 2751 Westside Road, Kelowna
From studio-style accommodations and three-bedroom villas to excellent dining and a plethora of activities, Lake Okanagan Resort is a destination within a destination. Enjoy vista views of the lake or better yet, enjoy all the water activities that go with it. Boat slips, a waterpark and watersport rentals all contribute to enjoying the resort’s grounds – and the area – to the fullest.
Contact: www.lakeokanagan.com | (250) 769-3511 The Cove Lakeside Resort 4205 Gellatly Rd, West Kelowna
The Cove Lakeside Resort has many services, amenities, and relaxing accommodations that will make the most of your next trip to the Okanagan. Boater’s will appreciate the easily accessible slips, which are a gateway to some of the region’s many beaches and hot spots. Or, stay on the luxurious, expansive grounds to enjoy its dining options, pools, private beach and on-site spa.
www.covelakeside.com | (250) 707-1800 Oak + Cru Kelowna Social Kitchen and Wine Bar 1310 Water St, Kelowna
Located on the grounds of The Delta Hotels Grand Okanagan Resort, The Oak and Cru is just minutes from the Downtown Marina Kelowna or if you are a guest at the hotel with a boating pass, you can enter the lock and cruise right up to the resort’s slips to savour many of the Okanagan’s culinary creations – whether it’s a selection from a regional winery or fresh ingredients from nearby food producers. With its unique, locally-inspired menu, many of the meals are prepared using its signature fire deck oven.
www.oakandcru.com | (250) 869-3508
Cactus Club - Kelowna Yacht Club 1-1370 Water Street, Kelowna
One of the many locations in Western Canada (and one of two in Kelowna), The Cactus Club Café at the Kelowna Yacht Club offers great views of the lake, marina and offers easy access from the water as it's just minutes away from the Downtown Marina Kelowna. With its ideal location, enjoy cocktails or a light appetizer or try the range of expertly-prepared menu items for lunch or dinner.
www.cactusclubcafe.com/location/kelownayacht-club | 236-420-2272
Penticton Lakeside Resort and Conference Centre 21 Lakeshore Drive W, Penticton
This southern Okanagan waterside resort boasts a new west wing, a series of dining options, plus excellent lakeside and mountain views of the region. It also offers select pet-friendly rooms and suites. For transient boaters, summer at Penticton Lakeside Resort is highlighted by a private beach and 16 complimentary boat slips available for registered in-house guests.
www.pentictonlakesideresort.com (250) 493-8221
Local on Lakeshore 12817 Lakeshore Drive South, Summerland
Accessible by boat with a private dock, the setting of Local on Lakeshore is ideal for an early dinner followed by a sunset cruise, or a great place to tender into and relax over a great meal. Known for its adult-oriented setting in a more upscale atmosphere, the menu features sophisticated takes on classic dishes using fresh local ingredients. Local wines and craft beers are also available.
www.localonlakeshore.com | (250) 494-8855
Outboard Waterfront Pub, Vernon
Open seasonally from early March, the Outboard Waterfront Pub is a great place to enjoy lunch, dinner or a relaxing beverage anytime in between. Located at the north end of Okanagan Lake in Vernon, The Outboard is boating-friendly and provides a relaxing atmosphere that serves up a series of menu items to include classic, traditional pub fare and range of local wines and craft beer.
www.outboardpub.com | (778) 475 5981
The Hotel Eldorado and Eldorado Marina offers many amenities for boaters.
The Manteo Resort Waterfront Hotel and Villas is a vacation destination with a wealth of services.
The Penticton Lakeside Resort and Conference Centre.
An expansive menu and entertainment makes Rose’s Pub a great stop for boaters.
Make the most of your trip in the Okanagan by visiting The Cove Lakeside Resort. Cactus Club Kelowna Yacht Club offers open-air dining with stunning views.