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WATERMARK BEACH RESORT- OSOYOOS

ADDRESS: 15 Park Place
Osoyoos, B.C., Canada
V0H 1V0

PHONE: 1-(250) 495-5500
Toll-free reservations: 1 (888) 755-3480

FASCIMLE: 1-(250) 495-5501

LOCATION: Located in downtown Osoyoos on 1,000 feet of sandy beach along the shores of Osoyoos Lake, Watermark Beach Resort is accessible several ways: a five-hour drive from Vancouver and Seattle, 45-minute drive from Penticton Airport or two-hour drive from Kelowna International Airport.

RESORT FEATURES: Amenities on the resort include amazing food and beverage offerings at the Restaurant at Watermark and Patio, salt-water pool, outdoor hot tubs, steam rooms, waterslide, full service spa & salon, yoga/Pilates studio and a Marina. The 4-storey, 153-suite property consists of a main building and 30 beachfront townhomes. Each 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom (penthouse) suites come equipped with gourmet kitchens, deep soaking tubs, flat screen televisions, DVD players, washer, dryer and dishwasher, living areas and private balconies with views of the lake or desert landscape.

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

STUDIO SUITES
Each suite is approximately 410 square-feet and includes a king-size bed as well as double pullout sofa bed, full bathroom, outdoor patio dining for four, and a fully-equipped kitchenette including stove top, compact fridge, dishwasher, microwave, blender & coffee maker.

ONE BEDROOM SUITES
Suites are approximately 643 square-feet and include a king-size bed in bedroom with extra TV and queen-size pullout sofa bed in living room, full bathroom, and an indoor/outdoor dining table for four and a fully equipped gourmet kitchen and in-suite washer/dryer.

ONE BEDROOM + DEN SUITES
One bedroom plus den suites are approximately 829 square-feet and include a king-size bed in bedroom with second TV, queen-size pullout sofa bed in the living room as well as a double pullout sofa bed in the den. It also has a full bathroom, indoor/outdoor dining table for six, and a fully equipped gourmet kitchen.

TWO BEDROOM SUITES
Each suite is approximately 826 square-feet, and has a king-size bed in master bedroom with second TV and full en-suite bathroom, a queen-size pullout sofa bed in living room, a queen-size bed in second bedroom and a second full bathroom off of living room. There’s also an indoor/outdoor dining table for six, and a fully equipped gourmet kitchen with in-suite washer/dryer.

TWO BEDROOM TOWNHOMES
Those looking for an exclusive vacation can rent a two-bedroom beachfront townhome. Located right on the shores of Osoyoos Lake, the five buildings, located next to the main resort, each consist of six private villas. Each air conditioned home features a spacious living and dining room with TV, DVD player and gas fireplace, two full four-piece private bathrooms, and a fully furnished gourmet kitchen with a wine fridge. The private outdoor balcony includes a barbeque, dining table and chairs.

THREE BEDROOM PENTHOUSE SUITES
Each penthouse suite is approximately 1328 square-feet and has a lakeside view. The master bedroom has a King-size bed with second TV as well as a full en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom has a king-sized bed, the third room has a queen-sized bed, the living room has a queen-sized pullout sofa bed, a second full bathroom off the living room, and gas fireplace. There is an indoor dining table for eight and outdoor dining table for six, a total of three balconies in suite, a BBQ, and fully equipped gourmet kitchen as well as an in-suite washer/dryer

DINING AT WATERMARK

RESTAURANT AT WATERMARK:
Watermark Beach Resort’s award-winning restaurant features culinary inspirations profiling and championing farm to table cuisine paired with a selection of local wine and signature cocktails. The seasonal summer kitchen adds a dimension to the outdoor experience at Watermark. Open seven days a week starting at 4pm. With spring hours including breakfast and summer season we are open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

IN-SUITE KITCHENS:
All suites at Watermark include fully equipped kitchens with stove, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and microwave, coffee maker, and blender, giving guests the option of Penthouse suites also include a wine cooler. The resort grounds also include many outdoor barbeque areas available for guest use.

OKANAGAN ACTIVITIES

GOLFING:
Osoyoos’ mild weather boasts a year-round golfing season. With several world-class golf courses around the South Okanagan, the area is truly a golf fan’s paradise, and Watermark Beach Resort offers special golf packages.

CYCLING PACKAGES:
Watermark Beach Resort offers many biking packages, whether guests seek to view desert vistas, conquer sloping mountains or leisurely ride through the region’s wineries. Cyclists can choose traditional pedal-pushing bikes or rent an electric bike rental with Heatstroke Cycle tours.

ECO TOURS:
As the only desert in Canada, the indigenous plants and animals in Osoyoos are found nowhere else in Canada. Adventurers can explore this unique landscape and go wildlife watching via Watermark Beach Resort’s plethora of eco tours, horseback-riding excursions and guided hikes through the area’s innumerable trails.

COOKING COURSES & FORAGING:
Watermark Beach Resort has partnered with renowned chef Chris Van Hooydonk to offer visitors educational cooking courses using ingredients from all over the Okanagan region. The school, located in Van Hooydonk’s orchard property, allows guests to enjoy a multi-course dinner showcasing the food and wines of the Southern Okanagan.

WINE TOURS:
Not your typical winery tour, Watermark offers luxury VIP excursions for visitors looking to try the region’s wines. Depending on their palate, guests are taken on a customized, private tour to the wineries, complete with special VIP tasting privileges. As of 2015, Watermark will be the exclusive accommodation partner to Okanagan Wine Country Tours – which also offer luxury vehicles and the option of Sea Plane transportation. Rated within the top 10 regions in the world and offering over 87 wineries dotting the Southern Okanagan, guests can get their fill of local vintages through a variety of outings. Guests will be taken on a special tour of the valley (avail to pick up in Kelowna or Penticton upon arrival). http://www.okwinetours.com,

CONFERENCE & WEDDING FACILITIES

For meetings or wedding receptions, Watermark can host specially tailored group gatherings and events. With almost 3,000 square feet of event space, which can accommodate up to 200 people. With two versatile meeting rooms and a sprawling lawn, the space can accommodate any gathering from a small corporate meeting to a large family reunion.

ABOUT WATERMARK BEACH RESORT:
Built in 2009 in the heart of Canada’s premiere wine growing region, Watermark Beach Resort is located in downtown Osoyoos, British Columbia. It is situated in front of 1,000 feet of sandy beach, along the quiet shores of Osoyoos Lake, Canada’s warmest body of water, and offers a wide range of outdoor and indoor activities from fishing, horseback riding and water sports to golf, hiking and fine dining. For further information, visit: https://www.watermarkbeachresort.com.

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For further information, please contact:
Samantha Geer
Beattie Tartan
T: (236) 558-7355
Samantha.Geer@beattiegroup.com