News from the BeachWelcome to our Veranda Beach Blog, with all the latest, greatest News from the Beach! Bookmark this page and check back regularly for Veranda Beach updates, upcoming events, comings and goings, photos, and things to do and see. Ah, life at the Beach... there's always something to do, no matter what the season.
Believe it or not, summer is coming... and with it, tons of fun at Veranda Beach. We're not waiting for full summer to kick the season off either. We're busy lining up activities and fun starting now... Check our Events Calendar regularly for the latest high jinks and upcoming events at the Beach!
Another year has come and gone and it's beginning to look a lot like Winter! No matter what the season though, Veranda Beach is the perfect escape from it all and the ideal place for making wonderful family memories. A cozy fire, a great bottle of Veranda Beach wine or a steaming mug of hot chocolate, a feel-good book... Add in some fun winter activities and you're all set for the festive season. Read on for winter fun in and around Veranda Beach.
Time may be fly everywhere else, but not at Veranda Beach. Here, you can still enjoy Nat King Cole’s long, lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer… those days of soda and pretzels and beer… days where time stands still and the feel of sand in your toes, sun on your face and pure joy in your heart will make memories to last a lifetime. To see what we mean, click here.
Veranda Beach spring vacationers have so many activities to choose from. Between the biking, hiking, golfing, and wine touring, you'll be hard pressed to find time to just laze on the beach! Add in a kite flying with the kids or casting a fishing line right from our Veranda Beach dock, and you’ve got the makings of a fabulous Spring vacation! Read on for more Spring break ideas in and around Veranda Beach.
You could be forgiven for thinking that here at Veranda Beach we’re all about summer. After all, we do have the word ‘Beach’ in our name. It’s true. We do love summer. But when Fall sways gently into our forecast, bringing with it crisp air, crunchy apples, splendid pumpkins (and their partners in crime – pie!), and glorious grapes begging to be harvested and turned into wine, our hopeless devotion to summer wavers. Fall – and all its earthy rewards – beckons. Find out why here.
We are thrilled to have been honored with a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Get the details here.
Veranda Beach regular Karina Alibhai is most content at Veranda Beach. Why? Because, as she puts it, "Everything here is perfect, from the 1950s-themed cottages to the sunset over the lake. But what makes this place so special is the sense of community, the unique lifestyle and the family memories." Read Karina's full story here.
While not in harm’s way at Veranda Beach, our hearts and prayers continue to be with the thousands affected by Washington’s wildfires this summer (2015). We concur with Governor Jay Inslee that the Washington blazes have “burned a big hole in our state’s heart” and we marvel at the incredible outpouring of that same heart! See community support at work here.
Veranda Beach Cellars had the pleasure of hijacking a wine bloggers' bus trip recently, taking over their tour for a wine tasting and 3 course paired lunch showcasing Veranda Beach's very own award-winning wines. Re-live the fun here.
We are thrilled to have claimed 3 of prestigious awards at our inaugural wine competition - the 2013 Seattle Wine Awards. A distinguished panel of local and national wine professionals, buyers, writers and sommeliers tasted and evaluated over 900 Washington wines in a single blind format, and Veranda Beach took home 3 honors. Get the details here.