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Osoyoos Lake

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Address: Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada
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Known as the "warmest lake in Canada," Osoyoos Lake stretches...

Known as the "warmest lake in Canada," Osoyoos Lake stretches fourteen miles and is a favorite for summer recreation and winter sports.

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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Osoyoos, Canada
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Osoyoos, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Pictou, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 alongside it, which is always well used. One of our favourite places to spend some... More 

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Thank heath1301
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 way I could describe my time walking into town was a calm disconnect.

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Thank Alan C
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 in the midle of the lake we had 2 good days then the weather turned... More 

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Lennox Head, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 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!

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 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 was obvious in the lake. This is definitely a good low key vacation spot with... More 

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Osoyoos, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 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 lay down for your tanning

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Thank Edward B
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 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

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Lancashire England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We visited the lake out of season but it looked amazing. We did walk in a couple of places to take the views. Very peaceful and serene. The views looking down from the highway of the lake and town were particularly good.

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Thank simply-peregrinating
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Warm lake, lots of water sports to do. Can rent seadoos and such. Many public beaches that are very nicely kept. The beach in town is very beautiful.

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