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Jun26

The Okanagan is known for its blistering hot summers. Perfect for afternoons spent on the beach and mornings by the poolside, but what’s the best way to survive the summer heat in fashion on your Okanagan vacation?

Fashionistas all over the world are predicting that the fashion trend this summer 2017, will be a huge throwback to the 80’s. So dig out those daisy dukes and mirrored sunglasses.

Here are some of the top predicted must have fashion items of the upcoming summer 2017:

  1. Bralettes: lacy and simple, the bralette is the perfect piece for layering under sheer tops, swooping necklines, and t shirt dresses. These fun, flirty and summery tops an excellent piece for pairing with your high waisted denim jeans and lounging on the patio of your lakeside cottage.
  2. White dresses: everyone knows the power of the little black dress, well, it’s understated friend the flowy white sun dress is a must have staple in every woman’s wardrobe this upcoming summer. Paired with a cropped denim jacket for those chillier summer nights sitting around the campfire, you can’t go wrong with this simple timeless piece.
  3. Sheer: perfect for layering over that cute bikini top light, sheer tops are expected to trend this summer.
  4. Overalls: a true throwback, denim short overalls are the new bikini cover up when it comes to summer 2017.
  5. Hats: whether it’s a floppy sunhat, a straw cow girl inspired hat or your boyfriend’s ball cap; covering up that mane is a sure fire way to keep your summer tresses healthy and your sun kissed skin glowing.
  6. Sunglasses: oversized, aviator, polarized, heart shaped… There’s an endless selection of shades to protect those baby blues in style.
May15

The Okanagan is known for its fine wineries, gorgeous sunny weather and it’s beautiful sandy beaches. It wouldn’t be a Kelowna Vacation without a hot, white sandy beach! Here are a few of the most popular beaches in the Okanagan to make the most of your stay at LaCasa Resort.

  1. Okanagan Beach Penticton:

    Sandy mile long beach in close proximity to a variety of motels and restaurants, waterpark, amusement park and a short walk to downtown. Shallow water and rental equipment available.

  2. Boyce-Gyro Park Kelowna :

    Equipped with picnic tables, beach volleyball courts and a playground. Paddle board rentals available within walking distance to great shopping, restaurants and hotels.

  3. Kal Beach Vernon:

    Known for its fishing, watersports and boating. Complete with two swimming docks, change rooms, pub, concession stand and kayak rentals.

  4. Skaha Beach Penticton:

    Great family beach with grassy parks and trees, picnic tables, tennis, hockey and basketball courts, playground, marina and a boat launch. Within a walking distance to hotels and accommodations.

  5. Canoe Beach Salmon Arm:

    Located on the Shuswap shores, Canoe Beach has many grassy areas for picnicking.

  6. Sun Oka Beach Summerland:

    This regional park is well known for watersports due to its boat access.

  7. Mara Lake Provincial Park:

    Day use only beach popular for fishing, swimming and picnicking. Designated swim areas to protect swimmers from boaters.

  8. Gyro Beach Osoyoos:

    Warmest fresh water lake in Canada with average temperatures of 24 degrees Celsius. Largest beach in Osoyoos while known for the many local events held here.

  9. Sicamous Sands Beach:

    Popular beach for house boating, complete with a waterpark for children.

  10. Hot Sands Beach Kelowna (City Park):

    Located in the heart of downtown Kelowna, City Park offers volleyball and basketball courts, grassy fields, skate park, washrooms and change rooms.

May08

Looking for endless family fun and games to make your BC vacation even more memorable? The Penticton Peach Fest is celebrating 70 years of free family fun! Come to downtown Penticton August 9th-13th for 5 days of free rides, entertainment, great food and even better weather!

The Penticton Peach Festival’s 70th annual line up includes but is not limited to:

54-40, The Trooper, Aaron Pritchett and a whole night of Tribute Music with cover bands from ABBA to Fleetwood Mac.

Don’t miss the Peach Parade, festival rides, vendors, even kid friendly entertainment!

For more details check out: Penticton Peach Festival