Watermark Recognized as Best Beach Resort in Canada!

We are honoured to announce that Watermark Beach Resort has been recognized as the best beach resort in Canada by Hotels.com‘s “Loved by Guests Awards” 2016. After compiling 20 million honest reviews by hotel guests from all over the world, 2,700 hotels across 94 countries were classified as outstanding and awarded the top Loved By Guests gold award, with Watermark being named among the 86 winners coming out of Canada. In fact, Watermark Beach Resort is the only beach resort to be named to this list! As the Hotels.com Loved by Guests awards are established by the genuine and trusted reviews left by those who have actually

3 Tips for Becoming the King of BBQ

Summer is in the air and the season of backyard BBQ is upon us! Before you arm yourself with the tongs and spatula, follow these 4 tips to surprise, delight, and entice your BBQ guests. Preparation, Preparation, Preparation… “Give me 6 hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first 4 sharpening the axe” said Abraham Lincoln. Well when it comes to BBQ, Abe’s wisdom holds true. Professional chefs always spend time finding the perfect BBQ, reliable tools and the right charcoal for that nice, smoky flavour. Make sure your charcoal is good quality, lumpwood is a

Justify Your Winecation with 3 Health Benefits of Red Wine

With the famous and beloved Half Corked Marathon returning to Osoyoos this May, let’s take a deeper look at the Okanagan’s most delicious and artful product: wine! While it’s common knowledge that exercise, like running marathons, is good for the human body and soul, turns out red wine also has some significant health advantages! Happiness! Several Spanish studies reported in the journal ‘BCM Medicine’ that drinking moderate amounts of wine might reduce the risk of depression! Researchers examined 2,683 men and 2,822 women to show that those who consumed 2 – 7 glasses of red wine a week for 7

Winemaker Profile: Sara Harker, Rustic Roots Winery

With Devour starting this evening, May 6th, and continuing throughout the weekend, we want to give you a little peak into the lives and minds of some the Similkameen Wineries Association members who will be pouring during the food, film wine and fun filled event. This weekend-long event is a foodie’s dream, set among the backdrop of one of Canada’s top food and wine regions. Festival events include an East vs West Showdown featuring Chef Michael Howell and Chef Adair Scott; a 6 course, wine paired dinner, with dishes from some of BC’s top chefs, paired with Similkameen wines and

Winemaker Profile: Michael Clark, Clos du Soleil Winery

The final countdown is on for Devour! Okanagan The Food Film Fest and we want to give you a little peek into the lives and minds of some of the Similkameen Wineries Association members who will be pouring during the weekend of food, film, wine, and fun. This weekend-long event is a foodie’s dream, set among the backdrop of one of Canada’s top food and wine regions. Festival events include an East vs West Showdown featuring Chef Michael Howell and Chef Adair Scott; a 6 course, wine paired dinner, with dishes from some of BC’s top chefs, paired with Similkameen

Winemaker Profile: Charlie Baessler, Corcelettes Estate Winery

The final countdown is on for Devour! Okanagan The Food Film Fest and we want to give you a little peek into the lives and minds of some of the Similkameen Wineries Association members who will be pouring during the weekend of food, film, wine, and fun. This weekend-long event is a foodie’s dream, set among the backdrop of one of Canada’s top food and wine regions. Festival events include an East vs West Showdown featuring Chef Michael Howell and Chef Adair Scott; a 6 course, wine paired dinner, with dishes from some of BC’s top chefs, paired with Similkameen

Winemaker Profile: Brad Makepeace, Hugging Tree Winery

The final countdown is on for Devour! Okanagan The Food Film Fest and we want to give you a little peek into the lives and minds of some of the Similkameen Wineries Association members who will be pouring during the weekend of food, film, wine, and fun. This weekend-long event is a foodie’s dream, set among the backdrop of one of Canada’s top food and wine regions. Festival events include an East vs West Showdown featuring Chef Michael Howell and Chef Adair Scott; a 6 course, wine paired dinner, with dishes from some of BC’s top chefs, paired with Similkameen

Winemaker Profile: Dale Wright, Eau Vivre Winery and Vineyards

The final countdown is on for Devour! Okanagan The Food Film Fest and we want to give you a little peek into the lives and minds of some of the Similkameen Wineries Association members who will be pouring during the weekend of food, film, wine, and fun. This weekend-long event is a foodie’s dream, set among the backdrop of one of Canada’s top food and wine regions. Festival events include an East vs West Showdown featuring Chef Michael Howell and Chef Adair Scott; a 6 course, wine paired dinner, with dishes from some of BC’s top chefs, paired with Similkameen

Watermark Beach Resort Welcomes New Spa and Wellness Program

Watermark Beach Resort leads the way in wellness this spring, with the opening of the new on-site Levia Wellness Spa and the appointment of Kelsi Bissonnette as the resort’s new Health & Wellness Coordinator. Recently recognized as the best beach resort in Canada by Hotels.com’s Loved by Guests awards – as chosen from 20 million guest reviews for the 2,700 hotels on the prestigious website – Watermark Beach Resort is excited to expand its holistic health offerings. “We’re thrilled to welcome Leanna and Sylvia from Levia Wellness Spa, and Kelsi our new Health & Wellness Coordinator, to the Watermark family,”

Winemaker Profile: George Hanson, Seven Stones Winery

The final countdown is on for Devour! Okanagan The Food Film Fest and we want to give you a little peek into the lives and minds of some of the Similkameen Wineries Association members who will be pouring during the weekend of food, film, wine, and fun. This weekend-long event is a foodie’s dream, set among the backdrop of one of Canada’s top food and wine regions. Festival events include an East vs West Showdown featuring Chef Michael Howell and Chef Adair Scott; a 6 course, wine paired dinner, with dishes from some of BC’s top chefs, paired with Similkameen