Whether you’re staying at the LaCasa Guest House, or in a Lakeview cottage- sometimes you still need an escape, even while on your beautiful vacation in BC> IF you need a break from the kids, want to keep up that beach bod you’re rocking, or you’re avid yogi and can’t bear the thought of missing your daily vinyasa while on vacation; there’s a studio in Kelowna that’s sure to fit your asana needs and have you savasana’ing in no time!
- Hot Box Yoga
The original Hot Box studio started in Kelowna in 2012. It has since franchised to Vancouver and as of 2016- West Kelowna! This is a diverse and fun hot yoga studio that offers affordable, traditional yoga with a twist! With everything from incredible, fun and talented teachers, diverse class selection, affordable prices, central location and an excellent view. The Hot Box Yoga studio is the place to go for yogis of all levels (including beginners!)
- Moksha Yoga
Moksha Yoga or “Modo Yoga” as it’s known internationally, is a rapidly growing collection of hot yoga studios focused on socially and environmentally conscious living. These heated classes follow a series of movements promoting cardiovascular, muscle toning and relaxation. If you’re already a Moksha Yoga member, then this is the place to be! And if you’re not a Moksha member, or even a yogi, give it a try, a good sweat never hurt no body!
- Tandava Yoga
Tandava Yoga is a yoga studio unique to Kelowna. With a variety of classes and seminars, this studio is truly unique! Tandava offers prenatal Yoga, Acupuncture, Nutrition seminars and much more a long with a wide selection of yoga classes. The yoga offered is not heated which is perfect for someone looking for a little more zen and a little less sweat.
3275 Lakeshore Rd, Kelowna, BC V1W 3S9 (35 minutes from LaCasa)
Kelowna Location: 223 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6N2 (32 minutes from LaCasa Resort)
West Kelowna Location: 104 3710 Hoskins Road, West Kelowna, BC V4T 2H8 (36 minutes from LaCasa Resort
2900 Pandosy St #206, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1V9 (34 minutes away from LaCasa)
Five Great Hiking Locations near La Casa Cottage Resort
While the Lakeside Cottages are a great spot to spend your vacation in BC, there’s nothing like getting away for an exhilarating afternoon hike up a beautiful mountainside to make the Okanagan truly feel like your home away from home!
- Eain Lamont
Located 34.7km from LaCasa Resort, Eain Lamont Loop is the “official” entrance to Mount Boucherie. Unlike the Mount Boucherie Hike, the Eain Lamont Loop, is very steep and very challenging. It is recommended for serious hikers with some experience and proper equipment. Once at the summit, beautiful, 360 views of Kelowna and the surrounding area can be found. 5.57km round trip.
- Mount Boucherie
Located 34.1km Southeast from LaCasa Resort, in West Kelowna, Mount Boucherie is a short but challenging hike that ends in beautiful panoramic views of of Kelowna, West Kelowna and the Okanagan Lake. Once a 2000m volcano, the now 800m high mountain offers a variety of trails with varying difficulty levels, distances and heights. Mount Boucherie is a well known and much loved location amongst hikers, climbers and those who simply love the outdoors! 2.68 km round trip; approx 60 minutes.
- Bear Creek; Canyon Rim Trail:
Located 22.7km from LaCasa Resort, Bear Creek Provincial Park offers a scenic hiking trail of a moderate level of difficulty. Designed by Dave Brewer in 1981, it is a trail that is manageable for all hikers. With several viewpoints of Kelowna and the Okanagan, as well as many waterfalls and a fresh water creek. Full of wildlife and scenic views, this trail is a must for visitors and locals alike. Be aware of unstable trees and rocks as this trail was affected by a wildfire in 2011. 2.6km round trip.
- Christie Falls
Located 15km from LaCasa Resort. A short but moderately challenging hike that includes a steep descent with ropes to aid you down. Along with a beautiful waterfall, there are also caves to explore. Not family friendly due to the steep inclines, however Christie Falls is a favourite amongst people in the Okanagan and a must see for visitors with a desire to adventure and discover the beauty that the Okanagan has to offer. 2.2km round trip.
- Fintry Falls
Located 4km from LaCasa Resort. A short but steep trek up a set of wooden stairs, leads you to several waterfalls and deep pools. With the option to venture off the trail at the top and follow a beam to another pool and waterfall. Also off the trail are the remnants of old suspension bridges. 1km round trip. Fintry Manor House and other historical monuments can be found at the base of the trail.
Looking for a to occupy your restless LaCasa Guest House crew? Maybe a girls night out from your lakeview cottage at LaCasa? Or perhaps you need a fun, PG bachelor party activity for guests of all ages attending your Kelowna wedding? It doesn’t matter if there’s an occasion or your just looking to take cover on a rare rainy day this Okanagan summer, Axe Monkeys is a unique, safe and fun family friendly activity to help tucker out the little ones, (and maybe even the big ones too).
Axe Monkeys Kelowna opened in 2016 and has proven to be an unexpected hit with tourists and locals alike. With 9 throwing lanes, spruce log targets, and real axes, this is a unique activity that will no doubt relieve stress and result in endless laughs. Axe Monkeys has professional trainers to teach you how to throw axes safely and effectively. They have no minimum booking and can accommodate up to 99 people. Anyone ages 7 and up can participate, and for those who take a liking to it, Axe Monkeys even host a competitive axe throwing league.
To learn more or to book your party now, visit Axe Monkeys website.
Nestled amongst British Columbia’s magnificent mountains and the glistening lake is a breathtaking vacation spot- the Okanagan. Between the Okanagan’s two most commonly visited cities for summertime vacationers, Kelowna and Vernon, we find La Casa Lakeside Cottage Resort. A quaint place with the perfect balance between serenity and fun Continue reading