Archives for Honeymooners and Couples

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Each year on February 14, couples show their devotion and love by exchanging cards, chocolates, candy, flowers, jewelry, gifts and Valentines. This day of romance is more than a date on your calendar to remind you to show a reminder of your love to your love. Valentine’s Day has origins in the ancient Roman holiday Lupercalia. Today, approximately 150 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged each year, making it the second-most popular holiday for card exchanging, after Christmas. While chocolates and flowers remain popular Valentine’s Day gifts, if you’re looking to gift something more unique, we have some South Okanagan Continue Reading

Give Thanks With a Delicious Thanksgiving Sparkling Brunch

Thanksgiving is a beloved holiday in Canada and a chance to spend some quality time with friends and family. In the South Okanagan, Thanksgiving marks the harvest season and local vineyards, wineries and farmers are busy gathering up the delicious fruits and vegetables that our region is known for. Our team at Watermark Beach Resort knows that we have a lot to be thankful for and we want to share the best of our region with you and your family. On Sunday, October 11th, you are invited to join Watermark’s own Chef Adair for a very special Thanksgiving Sparkling Brunch. Continue Reading

Missing Summer? Join Us For a Special Midweek Quickie!

Do you feel like summer just flew by and you didn’t have a chance to relax? You’re not alone! While the temperatures begin to cool down and the air gets chilly in cities like Vancouver and Calgary, things are still looking bright and sunny here in Osoyoos. In fact, throughout the month of September, the average daily high in our peaceful South Okanagan community stays above 20°C and the lake is still warm enough for an afternoon dip. Basically, it’s the perfect time – and place – for a Midweek Quickie at Watermark!     Escape the stresses of work Continue Reading

Like Food & Wine? Put These Okanagan Events On Your List!

You can’t spend time in the Okanagan Valley without developing a great love and appreciation for food and wine. When you are in a region surrounded by lush, fresh produce and renowned vineyards, the culinary world seeps into every conversation and permeates your daily life. The South Okanagan is also a place where we celebrate. A lot! Local wineries and restaurants are always finding a reason to host a party or celebrate a special event and, in a couple of weeks, Black Hills Estate Winery and Orofino Winery will be doing just that. Starlit Supper at Tinhorn Creek The South Continue Reading

How To Have a Relaxing Wedding… It’s Possible!

There’s a long-standing belief that weddings are stressful. The expectations are high and when you aren’t busy pinning away on Pinterest and poring over wedding magazines, you still have your “real life” to deal with. If that weren’t enough, by the time the day finally arrives, everything is a whirlwind, you can’t sleep, and you didn’t even get to try the delicious cake that you carefully hand selected. Watermark Beach Resort is here to tell you a secret… There’s a better way! If you feel like your wedding is beginning to spiral out of control and it’s taking you with Continue Reading

4 Amazing Places To Experience Live Music In The South Okanagan This Summer

The South Okanagan is one of the greatest places to spend some time and the summer months are particularly lively as the vineyards spring to life, the sun shines, and people flock to the lake. Over the past few years, the local music scene has continued to flourish and this summer is a great time to experience live music at incredible venues throughout the South Okanagan. If you’re staying at Watermark Beach Resort this summer, we suggest you spend an evening with fellow music lovers at one of the many great concerts in our region. Osoyoos Music In The Park Continue Reading