Do you like wine, beautiful scenery, hiking, birdwatching, unparalleled hospitality, and privacy or any combination of these? The Grape Escape is a gem of solitude in the increasingly busy Okanagan Valley. Gerri and George have found paradise and welcome all who wish to enjoy it with them. Gerri's baked goodies every morning were the perfect start to the day, followed by a dip in the private hot tub (yes, no sharing with a hotel full of people...) and a stroll in the vineyard with a coffee. Freshly picked lettuce and kale for a salad on our first night was a treat and use of the herb garden outside the front door was unexpected and made our outdoor cooking culinary experience memorable. Inside the guest house is luxury - beautiful finishings, antique furniture, expansive washroom, a full movie selection, games, books and everything needed for self-catering. Our last evening was spent starting with a vineyard and local history tour with George followed by an amazing private wine tasting and memorable discussion with Gerri, George and 2 WWOOF travellers that were being hosted at the Garnet Valley Vineyard. A memorable and life changing experience at the Grape Escape - I would have moved in permanently if at all possible. Looking forward to future trips to Summerland now that we have found such a 'Grape Escape'.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Vacation in a georgous, fully equipped, private suite or beautiful room with en suite bath on a working vineyard in the heart of Okanagan wine country. Quiet country setting, only ten minutes from the beach with private hot tubs. Enjoy complimentary wine tasting and vineyard tour and savour the incredible breakfasts each day - all accompanied by generous hospitality. ... more less