Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions

Famous for hot summers and desert landscape, the Oroville area is picturesque with rolling hills, warm, clear lakes and endless blue skies. Every year, thousands of tourists travel from far and wide to enjoy the rural charm and scenic combination of orchards, vineyards, golf courses and beaches.

Veranda Beach Local Area Guide

A string of roadside fruit stands offer passers by a delicious selection of fresh cherries, peaches, pears, apples, apricots and a variety of other locally grown fruits and vegetables.

The long warm summers and mild winters make the area a popular destination for outdoor fun seekers. Recreational opportunities are plentyful with water sports, boating, golfing, winery touring, hiking, cycling, kayaking, fishing, and the list goes on... In the winter months, enjoy a day on the slopes or an afternoon of ice skating. And the terrain and mild weather cannot be beat for snowshoe enthusiasts, snow-mobilers and cross country skiers.

The South Okanagan/Okanogan is truly alive with activity throughout the seasons, giving visitors a lasting impression that keeps them coming back year after year.


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. The Village Center provides the perfect place to meet up with friends around the outdoor pools & hot tub. 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!