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Letters From The Shore

A carefully curated collection of articles and blog posts for your reading pleasure that illustrates why The Shore is a notch above the rest.

Kelowna Staycations: Being a Tourist in Your Own City

Posted on May 31st, 2021 in Hospitality

Life in the Okanagan is sunny, relaxed, and outdoor-orientated. A beautiful valley of vineyards and forests, surrounding a warm lake with shores of sandy beaches. For those who call Kelowna home, this everyday reality is what vacationers dream of. Yet, many locals miss the attractions that draw tourists to the Okanagan. Regardless of where home […]

Your Guide to Short Term Rentals in Kelowna

Posted on May 18th, 2021 in Hospitality

Whether you’re planning a winter ski trip or a lakeside summer vacation, Kelowna has a lot to offer for short term rentals. Popular accommodations include Airbnb & VRBO, cabins, cottages, hotels and resorts, with plenty of options to choose from in each category.  When booking your stay, it’s important to remember that not all accommodations […]

5 Ways Extended Stays Beat Okanagan Cabin Rentals

Posted on April 19th, 2021 in Hospitality

  Summer vacationers love the Okanagan’s warm sandy beaches, cool waters, and gorgeous mountain views. But where’s the best place to stay to take it all in? You might imagine a lakeside cabin, a campground, or the view from your RV as your ideal summer spot, but since the pandemic, more and more travellers are […]

Get The Summer Cottage Experience at Kelowna’s The Shore Hotel

Posted on March 24th, 2021 in Hospitality

There’s nothing quite like the serenity of a summer cottage getaway. Taking long walks along the lake, cooking and laughing with friends and family, and sipping cold drinks while the kids splash in the cool water. Everyone has traditions to define their ideal summer getaway. The Shore Kelowna is an extended-stay option offering all of […]

Why Kelowna’s Flexible-Stay Hotels are Rising in Popularity

Posted on February 25th, 2021 in Hospitality

  Traveller needs are rapidly changing in the 2020s. When COVID-19 hit the hospitality industry, hotels experienced an unprecedented challenge to their business models. Across the accommodations sector, flexible and extended-stay hotels saw the smallest decline in bookings. Flexible stays are hotels that offer both short-term and extended rentals with apartment-style rooms, home-like amenities, and […]

All You Need to Know About Kelowna Resorts

Posted on February 11th, 2021 in Hospitality

  With an impressive 304 days of sunshine per year, Kelowna is a year-round Canadian travel destination. Visitors come for the all-seasons tourist appeal, from summer water sports on Okanagan Lake to bluebird winter days at Big White Ski Resort. People return for fresh summer fruit, world-famous wines, and our vibrant culinary scene. In the […]

A Kelowna Airbnb & VRBO Alternative

Posted on January 30th, 2021 in Hospitality

Vacation rentals are soaring in popularity, providing a home away from home for vacation-goers across the nation. The Okanagan Valley is one of Canada’s top-rated vacation destinations, offering the very best in beaches, sunshine, wineries, and winter sports.  Kelowna is the midpoint and largest community in the Okanagan Valley. It seamlessly blends rural and urban […]

Finding The Right Kelowna Accommodations for Your Next Vacation

Posted on January 29th, 2021 in Hospitality

  Located in Southern BC, Kelowna holds the heart of the beautiful Okanagan Valley. Known to wine lovers as Kelowna-fornia, Kelowna boasts over 40 wineries and over 300 days of sunshine every year. If you’re dreaming of sandy beaches and summer days on the lake, or even a cozy, winter ski vacation, look no further. […]

Kelowna’s Best Beaches

Posted on September 22nd, 2020 in Hospitality

Three of Kelowna’s most beautiful beaches happen to be located a stone’s throw from The Shore. These are our recommendations for Kelowna’s best beaches.