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Osoyoos Lake

Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada
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OSOYOOS LAKE, the perfect gem of Napa Valley North, I branded the valley in 1995...

I vividly do remember the lake from my early days, coming from Germany in 1979. As a young family... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Ulric L
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Osoyoos, Canada
This lake gets nice and warm in the summer!

This is a small quiet town - more bustling in the spring/summer. Lots of beach areas, walking... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
sujoh56
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Kelowna, Canada
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Known as the "warmest lake in Canada," Osoyoos Lake stretches fourteen miles and is a favorite for summer recreation and winter sports.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“warm water” (23 reviews)
“sandy beaches” (15 reviews)
“water sports” (16 reviews)
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Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

I vividly do remember the lake from my early days, coming from Germany in 1979. As a young family of 4, in a rented camper tent trailer, we did find a lonely spot at the very end of the then small camp ground on the...More

1  Thank Ulric L
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is a small quiet town - more bustling in the spring/summer. Lots of beach areas, walking trails and bike paths.

Thank sujoh56
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The wife and I paddled out from Cottonwood Park to Lion's Park. It's probably true, the lake might well be Canada's warmest. It's lovely. And the surrounding mountain views make it well worth it. Some knuckle-draggers on seadoos kept zipping around on what was possibly/probably...More

Thank Oliver P
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped to cool off, Great Lake and wasn't too busy. We had a nice picnic at one of the picnic tables.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This is a great lake located in the downtown area. Recommend to everyone to take a little time for a quick stroll along the waters edge. Parking is free, so you can enjoy the sites & sounds. It was a hot time of the year.

Thank sashakeena
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Beautiful to see and nice place to swim and we enjoyed a bite at the local café on the beach . great food and treats

Thank tracy s
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Beautiful lake, wonderful swimming for children, hot weather, quiet town, nice restaurants and lots of wineries all around

Thank 362Marilynn
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We were fortunate to swim in Osoyoos Lake this past week in conjunction with the eclipse. The lake is a sandy bottom and clean and clear. Great for families as it is shallow for a long way out.

Thank nancybCancun
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is a nice long narrow lake with sandy (sometimes mucky) and pebbled bottom. There are a few public beaches here, some of which actually look man made, and most areas have beach access reserved for their property only. Most public areas are quiet and...More

Thank Edmontonfamilyguest
Reviewed 16 August 2017

With the recent forest fires and smoke blowing all over BC, I just want to let everyone know it has fairly clear in Osoyoos. Some days are hazy, more humid then smokey; some days are just perfect. Including pictures of our last 3. The lake...More

Thank TravelingParent11
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Divina P
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Response from ahurtinalbertan | Reviewed this property |
Sun Beach Motel is right on the water and is one of the only motels with a dock. It is also the only one that faces south. The rest face north onto the lake or to the east.
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