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Explore local attractions from wineries to beaches

Kelowna offers countless things to do, see and experience. Plan a lazy afternoon on the beach or in one of the city’s many parks. Tee off from one of nearly two dozen local golf courses. Sip and savour the area’s best wines at a local winery. Or immerse yourself in utterly unique attractions including the Kettle Valley Steam Railway.

Depending on what time of year you’re here, there are plenty of events to check out as well – from the Winter Street Market to the one-of-a-kind Kelowna Dragon Boat Festival. However you choose to spend your time while in Kelowna, Coast Capri Hotel places you right in the heart of the action.

Not sure where to start? Just ask us – we’d be happy to provide you with info and suggestions.


Guided Wine Tours in Kelowna

Sip and savour the best of Kelowna's wines on a guided tour.

Farms, Orchards and Markets

Kelowna is known throughout the world for its fresh, local fruit and produce - and here's your chance to experience it! 

Arion Therapeutic Farm

Distance from Hotel: 10KM

Open daily, this volunteer-run farm features 50 animals; tours are available. 

Kelowna Beaches and Parks

Enjoy Kelowna's natural beauty by visiting one of the local sandy beaches and area parks.

Safari Ridge Adventure Park

Distance from Hotel: 7KM

This three-acre park offers fun for the whole family! Experience exciting adventure games including laser tag and paintball.

Kettle Valley Steam Railway

Distance from Hotel: 54KM

Built over 100 years ago, this historic railway offers stunning views, which you can enjoy as you ride on a restored steam train.


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Okanagan Bridal Expo

The area's premier bridal show features wedding professionals from throughout the Okanagan Valley.

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Tiny Tim Charity Toy Drive in support of Salvation Army

The Tiny Tim Charity Toy Breakfast offers guests a complimentary breakfast in exchange for a new, unwrapped toy or cash donation.

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National Indigenous Peoples Day

2020-01-21 00:00:00 : 11:00am - 1:00pm

Celebrate the culture and contributions of Canada's First Nations, Inuit and Métis.

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Kelowna Dragon Boat Festival

2020-08-29 00:00:00

If you're in town in late August, you won't want to miss this unique one-day event, which includes dragon boast racing, vendors, live entertainment and more.

Tiny Tim Charity Toy Drive

Tiny Tim Charity Toy Drive

2020-11-27 00:00:00 - 2020-12-15 00:00:00

Bring a new, unwrapped toy or cash donation to the Coast Capri Hotel from November 27 to December 15 between 7:30am - 9:00pm

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Winter Street Market

2020-12-06 00:00:00

Kick off the holiday season in Kelowna at this fun event, held downtown.

Across the Lake Swim Kelowna

2021-07-17 00:00:00

Held every July, Across the Lake Swim Kelowna is the largest and longest running open water swim event in Canada! 

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Your local guide

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Spots in Western Canada Every Wine Aficionado Should Visit


California's Wine Country is arguably the most well-known wine region in North America. However, if you set your sights just a bit further north, you'll find incredible (and comparable) wine tasting opportunities in western Canada and Washington state.

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Eat, Pray, Love: Tips for the Solo Traveler


The inner journey of travel is intensified by solitude. American travel writer Paul Theroux's simple words so eloquently explain one of the main benefits of traveling alone: The incredible personal journey you will be taken on.

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3 Romantic Getaways for Valentine's Day


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Making the Most of Bleisure Travel


The old rule on not mixing business with pleasure is last decade. "Bleisure trips," or business and leisure trips, are the modern way to travel for work.

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How to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Canada


St. Patrick's Day, celebrated annually on March 17th, marks the death of Ireland's famed patron saint St. Patrick, but is also one of the liveliest celebrations all year — and not just in Ireland. Canada has plenty of Irish influences throughout the country, and whether you're of Irish heritage or not, decking yourself out in green and enjoying Irish beer, food, and music is a common way to celebrate.

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How to Travel on a Budget


If you frequently daydream of boarding a plane for far-flung destinations but don't have the salary of a CEO, you may think that a vacation is simply out of the question. However, traveling doesn't have to cost a fortune and in fact, planning an incredible trip that's also affordable is easy with a bit of planning, flexibility and open-mindedness.