Penticton is Perfect for a Couples Winter Getaway

Amidst a range of winter activities, wine tasting, and an exceptional culinary scene, Penticton is an ideal destination for a winter couples retreat. Read on to learn more.

Outdoor Adventures:

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Penticton is the perfect base when planning to get outdoors for winter activities. Apex Mountain Resort, just a 30-minute drive away, provides terrain for all skill levels and optimal weather conditions for skiing and snowboarding. Nickel Plate Nordic Centre, a 45-minute drive away, is known for its groomed trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, stop into the day lodge for rentals or to refuel. Baldy Mountain Resort, slightly over an hour’s drive from Penticton, boasts high alpine terrain with options for all skill levels. If you’re looking for local expertise when getting outdoors, Hoodoo Adventures provides guided snowshoe tours for all skill levels.  Lastly, Vaseux Lake, just a short 25-minute drive away is perfect for skating and winter hiking with a high chance of wildlife viewing.

Winter Wine Touring:

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Penticton’s winter charm extends to wine tasting. With a quieter season, wineries offer a more intimate experience. While some may close, many remain open throughout the year. Various wine tour companies, such as Grape Friends Tours and Sagebrush Tours, can assist in planning your wine tour.

Delicious Eats:

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Penticton’s culinary scene shines with date-night restaurants. Elma offers a Turkish-inspired experience, Pizzeria Tratto specializes in Neapolitan pizza, Kin & Folk blends Asian flavours, and The Restaurant at Poplar Grove provides a romantic setting with exceptional views.

Check out Downtown:

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Downtown Penticton sparkles with holiday lights during winter making it very Instagrammable! Enjoy shopping, craft beer tasting, outdoor ice rinks, and exploring the arts and culture scene in galleries.

For shopping, don’t miss Eskala Mountain Sports, The Bike Barn, Tickleberrys, Maison Mulnati, Okanoggin Barbers Men’s Wear, and The Bumwrap. Discover Penticton’s craft beer scene with 5 breweries located downtown all easily within walking distance of each other. And visit the art galleries in the downtown area, including the Penticton Art Gallery, Lloyd Gallery, and Cormier’s Studio.

Where to Stay:

Plan your winter couples retreat in Penticton, with accommodation options like Penticton Lakeside Resort, Ramada Penticton Hotel & Suites, or HAVN House, offering a cozy “home away from home.” For more options, check out Penticton Packages for travel deals.

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