Sun Peaks Lodge The Second Best Ski Lodge in Canada
Cande Nast Traveller has rated the Sun Peaks Lodge in the Sun Peaks Resort of British Columbia as the second best ski lodge in all of Canada. It is a full-service family destination with ski and ski out possibilities. It is open all year round and has everything you need to have the perfect vacation. During the ski season, you only have to step outside the door to gain access to the chair lift. The shopping and entertainment venues of the village are also only steps away.
There are 44 newly renovated rooms in this hotel 9 rooms that have a King sized bed, 34 rooms that have two Queen sized beds and one Jacuzzi Suite. The King and Queen rooms are called Comfort Rooms and come with a dresser that has a mini-fridge, iron and ironing board, a Flat Screen TV with extended movie channels and a large bathroom. Some of these have balconies and connecting rooms are available upon request. The Jacuzzi Suite offers you luxurious accommodations and upgraded amenities. Rollaway cots and cribs are also available when you ask at the front desk in the lobby.
The Steakhouse Restaurant of the Sun Peaks Lodge is open during the winter months. In addition to the mouth-watering items on the menu it has an extensive wine list to choose from and delectable desserts. This destination is one of the most popular locations in the province for weddings. The Mid-Mountain Chapel is able to accommodate twelve people for an intimate ceremony and is available for rent whether or not you are staying at the lodge. However, if you plan to have your wedding in this venue, your guests will receive a discount on the room rate when you make the reservations in bulk.
Health and wellness of the guests is one of the top priorities of the Sun Peaks Lodge. It has an open European Wellness style area that has a sauna, hot tub, steam room and a relaxation room. These facilities, though, are not available in the summer months. Those who come to this destination for a skiing holiday in the winter can avail of the heated storage room for your equipment and locks are available for your security.
If you do not have ski equipment or dont want the hassle of bringing it with you, you can rent want you need at McSporties that specializes in all kinds of skiing and snowboarding equipment.
You may think that winter is the best time of the year to visit Sun Peaks Resort and stay at Sun Peaks Lodge. Nothing could be further from the truth. During the summer months you have ample opportunities for hiking and biking. Try the Bungee Trampoline that is open from June to September or rent a canoe to explore McGillivray Lake. Learn the sport of geocaching or take one of several helicopter tours from which you get to see the whole area from a different vantage point. Although some of the service may not be available in summer, it is still a great time of the year to visit and get back to nature.