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Osoyoos Lake

Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada
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Beaches and great lake.

This is the warmest lake in all of Canada. There are many good campsites in and around the town all... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
Dale H
Osoyoos, Canada

Absolutely gorgeous location; warm water lake. Plenty of rental places around for fishing gear or... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
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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 good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“warm water” (20 reviews)
“sandy beaches” (13 reviews)
“water sports” (18 reviews)
Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is the warmest lake in all of Canada. There are many good campsites in and around the town all with good or superb access to the lake. Although not a fisherman myself I understand there is abundant fishing in this lake. Beaches slope gently...More

1  Thank Dale H
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Absolutely gorgeous location; warm water lake. Plenty of rental places around for fishing gear or even boat rentals.

2  Thank CW I
Reviewed 5 January 2017

After visiting Osoyoos for years and owning vacation property here we have finally bought our permanet home and retired here. Great weather, great wineries, great people,beautiful lake and scenery. A must visit.

1  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This warm lake is the perfect place to enjoy on a hot Okanagan Valley summer day. There is lots of sand, grassy areas and shady areas. All kinds of single & family events can be enjoyed. As well, the lake has a great walking trail...More

Thank heath1301
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Walked from the Spirit Ridge to Main St. and the walk to get to the Lake was a beautiful experience. Short but beautiful. As I was there in the off-season in Winter, most attractions along the way was closed but still beautiful nonetheless. The best...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The water was a bit murky as it is expected to be and bareable with out wet suit its a beutiful scenery and the oddest thing , you can paddle up to a ..... Sand bar???? (Not of the spirited ones) you can actually walk...More

Thank 1choyero
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We had a quick walk along this lake as it was a cold and gloomy day. We were still able to appreciate the beauty of this lake regardless of the weather!

1  Thank ClaireKing92
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We visited on the way to other places, so we were only there a night. The lake itself was stunning, and the Watermark hotel where we stayed was lovely. There is a nice beach along the lake, and evidence of a healthy spawning salmon population...More

Thank Leena H
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Yes this is the warmest lake in Canada perfect for all watersports you can rent sail boats,seadoo's, standup boards and more for the swimmers there are protected earea.s so it is save the boats cant co to that shoreline there arealso beaches where you can...More

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 2 November 2016

it is family oriented, clean beach and the water in August is so warm, access to other amenities, lots of off street parking available

Thank 403garyy2016
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Divina P
What hotel is closest to the lake?
8 October 2016|
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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.