Lifestyle West Blog

Article Archive: July 2012

Add Your Love of Wine to Your Smart-Device!

Add Your Love of Wine to Your Smart-Device!

Because we’re located in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, where world-class vintners meet appreciative wine-lovers, we get asked a lot of questions about local wineries. Our wine tour packages give our guests an experience to remember. Here are 4 smart phone apps that we’ve found online to enhance your wine vacation.

Kelowna Hotel charged up and LEED-ing the way

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Kelowna Environmental Wing has just received LEED® Silver Certification and the hotel has installed the first EV charging station within the local business community.

Avoid Road Trip Pounds; Make Healthy Choices for Travel

Avoid Road Trip Pounds; Make Healthy Choices for Travel

Have you ever dieted for weeks before an exciting vacation, only to come home heavier than you were before you left? You aren’t alone! Many travelers find that once they get on the road, their ability to make healthy choices goes right out the window. There are a few reasons for this and ways you can combat traveler’s weight gain.

Splash into Summer with Our Kelowna Hotel

Splash into Summer with Our Kelowna Hotel

It’s inevitable: People spend all winter pining away for the arrival of summer heat, and as soon as it gets here, are desperately finding ways to escape from it. But no sweat, our Kelowna hotel knows some great things to do to actually enjoy the summer weather, so pack your bags and get ready to splash into summer the Okanagan way.

Travel Smart - Use Sun Protection

Travel Smart - Use Sun Protection

Kelowna offers travelers some of the best outdoor activity options in British Columbia. Time spent on our beautiful beaches or hiking our magnificent mountains is all made possible by the gorgeous Okanagan sunshine that is often in no short supply. However, vacation travel can cause you to become preoccupied with other trip details, making you forget about the most basic things—like simple sun protection. Here are some sun-smart tips, brought to you from the SickKids’ AboutKidsHealth Program.