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Osoyoos Lake

Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada
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Most beautiful surroundings

This lake is so beautiful to visit its very clean and the water is beautiful, the scenery... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
Nanaimo, Canada
Beautiful lake from many viewpoints.

Driving into Osoyoos on highway 3 from the south east is when you first catch a glimpse of this... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2017
Margaret A
Winnipeg, Manitoba, 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.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“warm water” (23 reviews)
“sandy beaches” (15 reviews)
“water sports” (17 reviews)
Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

This lake is so beautiful to visit its very clean and the water is beautiful, the scenery surrounding it makes you feel like you are in an oasis. The shore line is cleaned in the early hours of the morning so you wake up to...More

1  Thank 784junee
Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

Driving into Osoyoos on highway 3 from the south east is when you first catch a glimpse of this lake nestled in the valley. Whether you are in downtown Osoyoos, at NK'Nip Winery, at the Cottages, or anywhere else the lake reflects the gorgeous sage...More

Thank Margaret A
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Growing up in the Central Okanagan anytime I could get near Osoyoos Lake in the Southern part of the Valley was a treat as I've always known it to be a relatively shallow and warm lake. Earlier this month my wife and I spent a...More

Thank looseink
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Shallow for swimming on the edges and deep in the middle for speed boats, party boats, pontoons etc!! BC's warmest lake boasts an amazing variety of fish for the catching and the lake is so clear that you can literarily see them swimming below you....More

1  Thank Erin_B7474
Reviewed March 19, 2017

stunning views , canada's warmest lake in summer temps average 26" ,sandy beaches boat rentals stand up paddle boards and jet skiis avail near by

Thank Jen L
Reviewed February 4, 2017

Love Osoyoos lake.....does not get windy like the bigger lakes. The lake has great access at many different location from the Provincial Park at the South end or near the boat launch in the vicinity of the waterfront hotel. Lots of clean benches and sand...More

Thank Fernand P
Reviewed February 1, 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 January 30, 2017

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

2  Thank CW I
Reviewed January 4, 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.

2  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed January 3, 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
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Divina P
October 8, 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.