At Veranda Beach, you can take in as much or as little as you want. The beach is over a mile long and the calm waters of Lake Osoyoos are perfect for your choice of water sports.

Veranda Beach offers boat moorage, as well as plenty of toys for rent on your vacation including seadoos, electric chaise lounges and paddle boats. The Village Center provides the perfect place to meet up with friends around the outdoor pools & hot tub, or at the Veranda Beach Diner, with the best root beer milkshakes! There is even a fitness center and hiking trails, should you feel so inclined, as well as a general store should you forget anything or just have an urge to shop!

Children love the unbridled freedom that Veranda Beach affords. Freedom to make new friends and just be a kid in a safe environment. The beach is of course the main draw for the kids, as well as the playground, pools, games lawn and beach volleyball courts.

For those looking for a bit more, The Resort offers daily activities for the children and entire family in July and August, as well as special events. Or... just kick back in a hammock with a good book!

Pools and Hot Tub

Pools and Hot Tub

Veranda Beach has a 30 X 60 outdoor heated pool, toddler pool and hot tub for our guests enjoyment. Its just like Mexico - wake early, pick your chaise lounge, and spend the day poolside or beachfront. The choice is up to you! Veranda Beach is pleased to offer poolside refreshment service. Now that's a holiday!
Fitness Center

Fitness Center

The Village Fitness Center at Veranda Beach offers the latest in Life Fitness cardio equipment including a lifecycle exercise bike, elliptical cross trainer, and two treadmills; as well as an Inspire total gym for weight training.
Activity Center

Activity Center

Located in the Village Center, the Activity Center is hub to all the special activities and programs taking place throughout the season.

Check out our Schedule to see whats on tap for you this week.

There is also a ping pong table and lending library for resort guests use.

The Activity Center is also easily convertible to private meeting space for 20, with fresh air break out space.


Veranda Beach has a boat launch as well as a sheltered marina with moorage - please give the reservations department a call to reserve a slip.

Veranda Beach Marine Rentals include:

*Sea Doos
*Electric Chaise Loungers (with drink holders!)
*Fun Boats (with water cannons!)
*Boat Slips
*Paddle Boards

*Must have a valid Boating License to rent Sea Doos and Boats.
Phone: 509.476.4000
Toll Free: 888.476.4001


One doesn't have to get in the car to satisfy a shopping craving, as the Veranda Beach General Store is one of the best boutique shops in Oroville.

Whether you are looking to cook something different at your cottage or in need of a special ingredient or fresh vegetables, the Veranda Beach General Store likely has what you are looking for. Be prepared to spend a little time there mind you, as the cottage dcor and unique gift ideas are bound to capture your interest. Oh, and send the kids over for a popsicle any time.

The area surrounding Veranda Beach offers endless possibilities for the serious, or even recreational, shopper.

Just down the road you'll find duty-free shops and the always popular warehouse-store Prince's, where you can pick up almost anything you may possibly need for your stay at the beach.

In downtown Oroville you can also find farmers markets and charming boutiques and shops with offerings of antiques, flowers, clothing, collectibles and gifts.

Feel like a road trip? Then take a short drive down the highway to Omak, Osoyoos or Oliver and find just the right item in one of their stores. Additionally, many of the local wineries have boutiques attached offering wine-related gifts, books and clothing.

Roadside fruit stands sell a delicious selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables. Depending on the time of year, you can get your fill of cherries, peaches, apples, melons, cucumbers, squash, tomatoes and a variety of other fresh, locally grown produce.


The Veranda Beach Diner, located within the Village Center at Veranda Beach is the perfect place to meet up with friends over a homemade burger and old-fashioned milkshake, or spanish tapas and a glass of syrah.

Feel like going off site? There are lots of great local restaurants a short drive away from Veranda Beach. Whether you are looking for fine dining, casual fare, a quick snack or simply a place to relax and contemplate your day, 'Desert Wine Country' is a great area to find a wide variety of culinary experiences.


A short drive from Veranda Beach will get you to some world-class Ski Resorts. The following are a couple that are close by.

Ski Mt. Baldy

Located 46 km (28 miles) outside of Osoyoos makes this mountain a convenient and ideal winter get-a-way for outdoor enthusiasts. Mt. Baldy resort has an exciting $50 million dollar expansion in the works and in addition to over 2000 vertical downhill feet, the resort offers over 20 km of marked, groomed snowshoe trails, over 40 km of groomed and un-groomed cross country trails, a tobogganing area and even an 18-hole championship frisbee golf course!
1-866-ski-baldy (754-2253), or 250-498-4086

Apex Ski Resort

Apex Ski Resort is an ideal family mountain boasting 1112 acres of dry powder, short lift lines and challenging slopes. Rated "Best Small Destination Resort by Ski Canada Magazine, Apex offers a tube park, 56 cross country trails, night skiing, a challenging ice climbing tower, full size skating rink and skating loop, sleigh rides and snowmobile tours.


Hiking at Veranda Beach has proven a most popular activity over the years with three trails to choose from, and each varying in difficulty and aptly named.

1. The Beach Trail is a fabulous, easy, partly shaded walk along the Beach, perfect for families with small children.

2. The Lakeside Trail is our moderate trail, climbing in elevation, to take in spectacular views of the Resort, Veranda's Vineyard and Lake Osoyoos.

3. The Cactus Mountain Trail is, as it is named, a mountain trail, climbing up beautiful Cactus Mountain overlooking the Resort, Lake Osoyoos and surrounding mountains and once at the top, the view is seemingly endless stretching south to Tonasket and north to Oliver!

Stop by the front desk for Trail directions and further information, don't forget your water bottle and if taking your furry friend with you, please do keep them leashed and pick up after your pet.


The area surrounding Veranda Beach hosts some of the most picturesque Golf Courses in the valley. Though there are dozens within a short drive of Veranda Beach, the following are a few local tracks that any golfer will enjoy and are listed in proximity to Veranda Beach. Please visit the golf course websites for further information and call ahead to book a tee time as golf in this area is extremely popular!

Oroville Golf Club

This is our local course. It's tons of fun for both the beginner and the low-handicapper and with this great 9 hole course just a few minutes drive from Veranda Beach, it's a convenient and fun way to spend a few hours.
Tel: 509-476-2390

Osoyoos Golf & Country Club

Located just across the border, with two 18 hole championship courses, Osoyoos is both beautiful and challenging. The Osoyoos Golf & Country Club was named "Canada's Best Hidden Gem" by Score Magazine. With their breathtaking vistas and long playing season, this popular course shouldn't be missed.
Tel: 1-800-481-6665

Sonora Dunes Golf Course

Located just outside of the city of Osoyoos, this 9 hole executive course offers stunning views of the lake, vineyards, desert and surrounding mountains ensuring golfers will enjoy all that this unique desert-links golf course has to offer.
Tel: 250-495-GOLF

Fairview Mountain Golf Club

This is a reputable and extremely popular 18 hole championship course voted BCPGA facility of the year in 2004 and ranked in Canadas "Top 20" and "Top 100" Golf Courses by Score Magazine. The course is located in Oliver BC, a short drive from Veranda Beach.
Tel: 1-866-534-7264

Inkameep /Nk'Mip Canyon Desert Golf Course

This spectacular 18 hole championship course is located in Oliver BC. The course is owned and operated by the Osoyoos Indian Band and is a must-play for all golf enthusiasts.

Gamble Sands

David McLay Kidd, the Scottish Arcitect and author of Bandon Dunes, took full advantage of one of nature's most dramatic golf settings situated high above the Columbia River, in North Central Washington. McLay Kidd describes this site as "once in a lifetime." He certainly took advantage of this opportunity to create one of the great links experiences in the world. Winner of two 'best new" awards in 2014, this beauty is only an hour and half South from Veranda Beach and a must play for all our vacationing golfers.

Desert Canyon Golf Resort

It will take you about two hours to get to Desert Canyon in Orondo, WA, however its recent ranking of 7th best public golf course in the stae of Washington by Golfweek Magazine makes it worth the drive!
Winery Tours

Winery Tours

From boutique wineries to estate wineries, the South Okanagan Valley of British Columbia and Okanogan appellation of Washington produce some of the best wines found in the Pacific Northwest and with more than 25 wineries within a half hour drive of Veranda Beach Resort, its easy to get a taste of Desert Wine Country.

Veranda Beach Winery Tours

The Golden Mile and Black Sage Bench

Veranda Beach Wine Tours

Enjoy an escorted tour of some of the South Okanagan's most notable Wineries with local wine expert Rhonda Hinkley. Rhonda will do the driving, get you backstage access and introduce you to some extraordinary award winning wines Each tour can be custom tailored to fit your personal tastes and preferences. Book through the Veranda Beach front desk by calling 509-476-4000 or emailing:

In the event you prefer to explore on your own, here are a few wineries we suggest visiting:

Antelope Ridge Estate Winery

This winery produces premium wines that have gained international recognition. Located on an expansive site on the bluffs of Oliver BC, visitors can enjoy the spectacular views and offerings in the modest tasting room and wine shop.

Black Hills Estate Winery

This popular winery is located between Oliver BC and Osoyoos BC. The vineyard is nestled in the sun-burnt hills on the Black Sage Bench, home to British Columbia's highest quality vinifera grapes. The rugged desert earth, long sunlight hours and cool nights yield the intensely flavorful grapes that are blended to produce the Black Hills Estate Winery popular Bordeaux-style "Nota Bene".

Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars

Blue Mountain welcomes you to experience wines using exclusively estate grown grapes from its South Okanagan vineyard. Focusing on varietal wines made from Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Gamay Noir, and Pinot Noir, Blue Mountain strives to produce complex, age-worthy wines, consistent in style while allowing the expression of both the terroir and the individual growing season.

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

Located just outside of Oliver BC, this is one of the most popular wineries in the area and has gained international acclaim not only for their world-class wines but also for the epicurean experiences they offer in their gourmet restaurant. The Sonora Room Restaurants culinary team is led by Chef Bernard Casavant, and is open daily for lunch and dinner.

Copper Mountain Vineyards

At Copper Mountain, they believe in family, quality and tradition. You are invited to sample Copper Mountain's fine variety of wines through the summer at Taber's Taste of Summer Fruit Stand located on Hwy 97 just two miles south of the Canadian Border, open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. Barrel Tastings and opportunities to learn of the wine-making process are also available by appointment.

Desert Hills Winery

Located in Oliver BC, this family owned winery has plantings of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Gamay, Malbec, Merlot and Pinot Gris. They have a charming wine shop and offer wine tastings year-round as well as seasonal tours.

Esther Bricques

Esther Bricques is located in one of those special microniches grapes seem to so enjoy, located approximately 8 miles south of Oroville, Washington. Known for its great climate for fruits such as apples and pears, the area can now add grapes to its list of agricultural successes. Tucked in at the base of Mt Hull on the east side of the valley, on a rise above the valley floor on a glacial outwash, the site is protected from high winds, benefits from downdrafts of cool evening air from the mountain, and is steeped in the sunlight needed to turn grapes into great wine.

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery

This family owned and operated world-class winery is located between Oliver BC and Osoyoos BC. Gehringer Brothers is perhaps best known for its Rieslings and Reserve Labels but they have many other products worth tasting as well.

Golden Beaver Winery

This true boutique winery has an 8 acre vineyard, wine shop and tasting bar and is a convenient stop on the highway between Oliver BC and Osoyoos BC in the heart of Desert Wine Country.

Hester Creek Vineyards

Nestled into over 83 acres of rolling hills outside of Oliver BC, this winery has been in operation for over 40 years. The winery offers tours and complimentary tastings of their award winning wines.

Inniskillin Okanagan Winery

A powerhouse from the Niagra-on-the-Lake region in Ontario Canada, Inniskillin established their estate winery in the Okanagan in 1994 which commemorated 20 years of their first crush. They are located just outside Oliver BC and offer complimentary tours and tastings of many of their VQA wine products including their popular ice wines.

Jackson-Triggs Vintners Vincor Vineyard

This internationally acclaimed winery is located outside of Oliver BC and was named 'Winery of the Year' at the Canadian Wine Awards in 2003, 2004 and 2006. Visitors enjoy the tasting gallery where they can sample a variety of vintages, including some limited editions available exclusively at the winery.


LaStella was created to capture a vision of la dolce vita: fine food, wonderful wine, great music, and the good things in life. At LaStella, they celebrate the sun that ripens the grapes and brings warmth to life and they share that with everyone who visits.

LaStella is situated at Osoyoos Lake in the sunny South Okanagan valley of beautiful British Columbia. Here the vineyards produce great fruit and they craft them into such proprietary wines such as Allegreto, Vivace and Maestoso. Each wine has its own story--and at LaStella to convey this unique story, we name our wines after Italian musical notes.

Le Vieux Pin

A majestic old pine tree stands in the vineyard at Le Vieux Pin. It speaks to the earth and rain and the clean clear air of the South Okanagan. There the owners have created a winery inspired by the architecture and style of France. Their goal is to make wines that capture the essence of the French tradition; but with the fruit and character of the New World: elegant and focused, with great intensity of fruit.

Moon Cursor Vineyards

Family owned and operated, this winery produces small quantities of hand crafted, premium wines. Located on the east bench above Lake Osoyoos BC, they offer a tasting room with breathtaking panoramic views overlooking the lake and the surrounding town of Osoyoos.

NK'Mip Cellars

In 2002, Nk'Mip {pronounced "k-meep"} Cellars became North America's first aboriginal owned and operated winery. The Band shares its history and traditions with those who tour the winery and admire the ancient displays of native art and artifacts while tasting these popular wines. The winery is located outside of Osoyoos BC and boasts some of the most spectacular views of the valley.

Okanogan Estate & Vineyards

A hidden treasure in the Okanogan's premier grape region, the Okanogan Estate & Vineyards was the first winery to open in this fruitful valley of Washington, located right here in Oroville at 1205 Main Street.

Oliver Twist Winery

As the name suggests, this winery is located in Oliver BC and offers twist-cap wines and carries two lines Twisted and 'Reserve'. The 'Twisted' line offers quality wine made every year while the 'Reserve' wines are in smaller lots that have been aged longer or showcase an exceptional vintage.

Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery

Located in Oliver BC, this winery has recently opened a new tasting gallery and wine shop where you can sample some of their award winning wines.

Road 13 Vineyards

Road 13 Winery Tours from Veranda BeachIs a unique winery with a building facade resembling a small castle in Europe complete with a drawbridge and a knight in armour gazing across the property from the castles parapet. Road 13 Vineyards is located in Oliver BC and offers offers both tastings and tours of their facilities.

See Ya Later Ranch

See Ya Later Ranch, is perched atop Hawthorn Mountain 3 miles outside of Okanagan Falls BC. See Ya Later Ranchs tasting room and wine shop remain in the Major's old home, which is made of hand-split stone and dates back to the 1900s. The winery offers tours, wine samples and breathtaking views of Skaha Lake and the surrounding valley.

Silver Sage Winery

Silver Sage Winery is located in Oliver BC and is a must-stop for self guided wine tours. This family owned and operated winery offers tastings of unique and interesting wines including their dessert wine varietals which are infused with fruits such as blueberries, raspberries and cherries or their popular Flame Dessert Wine, which is infused with hot peppers.

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

Nestled in the hillside of a former gold mining creek, Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is located in Oliver BC and offers visitors self-guided tours or scheduled tours by appointment. The wine shop has tastings and gifts and for more active guests, the winery developed marked hiking trails (2 km & 10 km) that will take hikers past the Tinhorn Creek gold mine ruins.