3 Tips for Hosting a Fun and Successful Corporate Retreat

A corporate retreat is an opportunity for a team to come together, develop their skills, and become more invested in your business. Unfortunately, corporate retreats can sometimes be hit or miss events, and success is highly dependent on the content, activities, and location of the retreat. It’s time to abandon the trust falls and Kumbaya sing-alongs, and step up your corporate retreat game! Define Your Goals Beforehand The purpose of your corporate retreat may be to unite your team or it may be the best way to work together to find a solution to a problem within the company. Whatever

Wellness Retreat Brings Good Yoga, Great Food & Goals For The Soul

Opening up your heart is a practice that can be only be done internally, but it can be done in more than one way. You can mentally open your heart through thoughts and emotions, and you can open your heart physically by practicing yoga.   Watermark Beach Resort and Breathe Studio are bringing you a wellness retreat designed to open your heart up to possibility and passion through the practice of yoga, as well as a soulful goal setting workshop. The Open Your Heart, Find Your Passion Wellness Retreat is just $449 +taxes and will take place February 19th-21st, 2016.

Dine Around Brings You a Three Course Dinner for $25!

  Mouthwatering. Delicious. Tasty. Savoury. Yummy. Are you hungry or thirsty yet? Dine Around Thompson Okanagan has an incredible lineup of eateries, wineries, and breweries prepared to keep your tummy satisfied from January 21st to February 7th. This popular event offers people the chance to visit over 50 restaurants in the Thompson Okanagan region and indulge in a fixed price, three course menu for $15, $25, $35, or $45. The prices vary by restaurant, but each menu offers something special for your palette and a chance to experience new dining options and menu items. A launch party for Dine Around

5 Wonderful Downtown Osoyoos Shopping Gems

As you make your way down Main Street towards Osoyoos Lake (and Watermark!) you will be flanked by numerous small businesses that make up beautiful Downtown Osoyoos. Watermark encourages everyone to pay a visit to these quaint little gems, especially visitors to Osoyoos that likely have not heard of them. From fashion forward boutiques to lovely little coffee shops, Downtown Osoyoos has an array of specialty stores worth exploring. 85th Boutique Just off of the beaten track, 85th Boutique is a charming home decor and fashions shop located on the corner of 85th Street and 74th Avenue. This historic home-turned-boutique

Chef Adair’s Magical Mulled Wine Recipe

The holidays may be coming to a close for another year, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy the flavours of the season throughout the winter. Here in the Okanagan, we are fortunate to have access to amazing, delicious red wines that are grown right in our own backyard. While these tasty reds are great all on their own, they also make an excellent base for Chef Adair’s Mulled Wine. Watermark Beach Resort’s Chef Adair is sharing his Mulled Wine Recipe, so that our guests can experience a little taste of their Watermark holiday at home. A Magical Mulled

3 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About New Year’s

Each year on December 31st, people around the world dress up in fancy new clothes, grab a bottle or two of champagne – or an Okanagan sparkling wine – and head out to parties to yell “Happy New Year!” at midnight. For those who prefer a quieter evening, television offers us a great view of the Times Square festivities and the exciting New Year’s Eve Ball Drop. But how did these traditions begin? When did everyone start celebrating the transition between 11:59pm on December 31st and 12:00am on January 1st? When did we start celebrating New Year’s? The early Roman

Leave The Christmas Cooking To Us – Enjoy Holiday Turkey To Go!

Watermark Beach Resort knows that spending precious time with your loved ones is the most important part of the holiday season. Created by our fabulous Chef Adair and his team, our Holiday Turkey To Go allows you to spend less time in the kitchen, and more time celebrating the holidays with your family and friends.   Whether you are celebrating the holidays at Watermark Beach Resort, or anywhere else in the South Okanagan, leave the cooking to us while you and your loved ones share memories and laughs this Christmas. This year’s Holiday Turkey To Go menu features: Organic Roast

Calling All Snowbirds – Osoyoos Is Your Home Away from Home!

Contrary to popular belief, most Canadians do not live in igloos. In fact, here in Osoyoos, BC we are lucky to have the highest winter temperatures in the country, rarely dropping below 0 degrees Celsius. Near the border between Canada and Washington, and sharing the Sonoran Desert with the popular snowbird state of Arizona, our small town boasts Canada’s warmest winter and is an ideal vacation spot for snowbirds worldwide. Osoyoos’ own Watermark Beach Resort welcomes snowbirds from around the world to come and experience this incredible community each year. Many of our snowbirds stay a month or four and

Special Olympics Honours Partnership with Watermark

We are blessed to call the South Okanagan home and the entire team at Watermark Beach Resort knows the importance of supporting our local community. One of the wonderful causes that we choose to support is the South Okanagan chapter of Special Olympics BC (SOBC). Special Olympics BC provides individuals with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to participate in activities, sports, and socializing events. In order to offer a variety of winter and summer sports, including soccer, track & field, alpine skiing, and curling, as well as youth programs, Special Olympics BC counts on the donations of both money and time

3 Winter in Wine Country Events You Won’t Want To Miss

Cozying up by the fire, drinking peppermint hot chocolate, watching Elf in your winter onesie… Sounds like your stereotypical winter day, doesn’t it? At Watermark Beach Resort we love a little relaxation and coziness, but we also think that winter is a great time to celebrate and enjoy friends, parties, and most importantly – wine! What better way to make the most of the season than visiting the Winter in Wine Country Festival and all of the wonderful events that it has to offer? The Festival will be taking place around Oliver and Osoyoos over two weekends; November 27th-29th and