Osoyoos Retreat Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites 2 nights

Taking travellers from Vancouver Island through the coastal rainforest, across the mountains and ending up in Osoyoos’s desert ecosystem, this getaway is a unique showcase of BC’s geography. The Holiday Inn & Suites Osoyoos is popular among guests for its central location, friendly service, comfortable accommodations and coveted waterfront setting, which even boasts a private island and a sandy beach. Having the Sol Grill Room and Lounge on the premises means that everything you need is right at your fingertips. Whether you’re planning to spend your time exploring the area’s rich history, relaxing on the beach, hiking the hillsides or touring wineries, this is a trip you won’t soon forget.

Top 5 things to do

  • Tour 20+ wineries, all within a 21-kilometre radius
  • Explore Aboriginal culture and endangered ecology at Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre
  • Cycling, hiking and wildlife viewing on the Testalinden Trails and in s?i?s Provincial Park
  • Swim, water ski, jet ski, windsurf, or kayak on Osoyoos Lake
  • Immerse yourself in the local experience through historic mining tours, gold panning trips or a guided ATV tour

Additional Activities can be added to your package during the booking process

Day 1

Day 1 - Vancouver Island to Osoyoos

Ferry: Victoria (Swartz Bay) to Vancouver (Tsawwassen)

Staying at: Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Osoyoos (Standard Two Queen Room)
7906 Main Street, Osoyoos, British Columbia, V0H 1V0

This trip starts with a dramatic showcase of BC’s geographical diversity: coastal splendor is on full display during the ferry sailing across the Strait of Georgia, followed by a breathtaking drive through coastal rainforest, across expansive mountain landscapes, and through arid valleys before arriving in BC’s only true desert ecosystem. After checking in, stretch your legs while getting acquainted with your surroundings by taking a walk along the shores of picturesque Osoyoos Lake. Unwind in the evening with a dinner at the Sol Grill Room and Lounge followed by sunset cocktails and lively conversation with your fellow guests.

Day 2

Day 2 - Osoyoos

Staying at: Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Osoyoos (Standard Two Queen Room)
7906 Main Street, Osoyoos, British Columbia, V0H 1V0

Whether you’re a food and wine aficionado or an outdoor activity devotee, or you just want to relax, the Watermark Resort is the perfect destination. Take this opportunity to admire the waterfront vistas, tour one of over 20 acclaimed wineries, learn about local culture and history at the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre, or explore the local landscapes by hiking or cycling at Haynes Point Provincial Park or Mount Kobau. Tours of historic mines, gold panning trips and guided ATV tours provide the opportunity to explore the eclectic history of this vibrant town.

Day 3

Day 3 - Osoyoos to Vancouver Island

Ferry: Vancouver (Tsawwassen) to Victoria (Swartz Bay)

It’s your last day, so get an early start and check off some activities that didn’t fit into yesterday’s schedule. Go for a last walk along the lake, enjoy the expansive mountain scenery while paddling a kayak along the shore, or visit one or two more wineries. Then it’s time to embark on your drive back across the mountains and through the rainforest to the Tsawwassen ferry terminal.

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Day 1 - Vancouver Island to Osoyoos


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Please note the Holiday Inn and Suites Osoyoos will be undergoing lobby and hallway renovations during the months of September and October.

Today's price from $214 CAD

+ $7.24 GST. Per person based on double occupancy. Includes ferry & accommodation. Surcharges may apply.

2 nights

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Package includes

  • Accommodation Two nights' accommodation at Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Osoyoos in a Standard Two Queen Room; max. 4 ppl.
  • Parking Included Complimentary parking for BC Ferries Vacations guests
  • Eco Friendly Hotel Complimentary kayak rentals and 10% off boat rentals
  • Ferry Round trip on BC Ferries from Vancouver Island to Metro Vancouver for two adults and one car
  • Pets Welcome Pets are welcome; additional charges apply. Please call us to confirm your pet room.

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