Every year my siblings and our spouses pick a spot to have an annual "sibling get-together". This year we picked Benchmark B&B in Naramata, B.C. The B&B has four wonderful rooms (the beds are to die for). The food was wonderful...a 3 course breakfast each morning. The hosts, Gail and Steve Walker live upstairs but you would hardly know they are there except for bringing food and chatting with us, without being intrusive. They are both very welcoming and friendly.
The rooms open onto a back yard, complete with saltwater pool, hot tub and these wonderful big "tub" chairs that hold two people and let you curl up and enjoy the incredible view of the lake.
Gail and Steve arranged for bikes so we could bike the Naramata bench and do some wine tastings. They also arranged for us to be picked up and dropped back to the B&B for a dinner at a local winery/restaurant "the Hillside Winery", which included a wine tasting before dinner and a $75.00 coupon per couple to go towards dinner. The chance to be shuttled to and from the restaurant was great..no worries about needing a DD.
Overall a fantastic experience...we have already booked to go back again next year!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Benchmark Estate offers luxury air conditioned pool side suites with panoramic lake views, private entrances and patios. All rooms have full bathrooms, Queen Pillow top mattresses, modern furnishings and include a Gourmet breakfast. Outdoor facilities include full size heated salt water pool, BBQ pavilion and hot tub dramatically situated on a bluff overlooking Naramata Creek and Lake. Very secluded situation yet only 1Km to KVR Trail and close to village center, beaches, vineyards and wineries. ... more less