Alysha Spencer

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The Best Okanagan Wineries with Family-Friendly Stays

Hey there, travel-loving families! Alysha Spencer here, your Okanagan Valley memory-maker. As a family photographer specializing in capturing those golden-hour grins and epic adventure shots, there’s nothing I love more than helping families create unforgettable experiences in this stunning region.

And what better way to experience the magic of the Okanagan than with a stay at a winery? Imagine rolling vineyards, breathtaking lake views, and the promise of delicious discoveries around every corner. Plus, many Okanagan wineries offer on-site accommodations, perfect for a unique and memorable family vacation.

So, let’s discover some of the best Okanagan wineries with family-friendly stays!

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1. Therapy Vineyards & Inn

First up, we head to Naramata, a charming lakeside town known for its laid-back vibe and world-class wineries. Here, nestled amidst pines and vineyards, you’ll find Therapy Vineyards & Inn This boutique winery offers a selection of airy rooms and suites, each with a semi-private patio – ideal for enjoying a quiet morning coffee or a post-dinner glass of wine (for the adults, of course!).

Therapy Vineyards is all about unwinding and connecting with nature. Let the kids loose on the spacious lawn, or take a family bike ride along the scenic Naramata Bench. Don’t forget to schedule a wine tasting – their critically acclaimed Pinot Noirs are a must-try!

2. Quails’ Gate Estate Winery

Next, we explore West Kelowna, home to the iconic Quails’ Gate Estate Winery This established winery boasts a selection of luxurious on-site accommodations, catering to families of all sizes.

For a truly unforgettable experience, check out The Lake House. This sprawling lakefront retreat sleeps up to 10 guests and features a chef’s kitchen, a private dock for watersports adventures, and spacious patios perfect for al fresco meals with a view.

3. D’Angelo Estate Winery & Guest House

Next, we head south to Penticton, a vibrant city at the southern tip of Okanagan Lake. Here, you’ll find D’Angelo Estate Winery & Guest House, a family-run winery offering a charming guest house experience.

Imagine cozying up in one of their tastefully decorated rooms, with the vineyards stretching out before your window. In the morning, fuel up for a day of adventures with a delicious breakfast. D’Angelo Estate also boasts a lovely patio overlooking the vines and a pool – the perfect spot to unwind with a glass of their award-winning Merlot after a day of exploring.

4. Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

Last but not least, we journey to Oliver, a wine region known for its unique microclimates and world-class wines. Burrowing Owl Estate Winery is a fantastic option for families seeking a luxurious escape.

This sprawling estate offers a variety of on-site accommodations, from country-style rooms to a lavish suite. Start your day with breakfast, then take a dip in the pool or explore the picturesque vineyards. In the evening, enjoy a delectable meal at the winery’s restaurant, featuring seasonal dishes that perfectly complement their acclaimed wines.

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Final Thoughts

So there you have it, families! A curated selection of some of the best Okanagan wineries with on-site accommodations, perfect for creating lasting memories with your loved ones. From luxurious lakeside living to charming guest houses in the vineyards, the Okanagan Valley offers a unique and unforgettable getaway experience.

Imagine capturing these precious moments with your family – children’s laughter echoing through the vineyards, sun-kissed smiles during a winery picnic, and the joy of exploring a new place together. As an award-winning family photographer based in Peachland, I specialize in capturing these authentic moments in the Okanagan’s beautiful natural light.

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Let me create a visual story of your Okanagan winery escape. We’ll document your adventures with this stunning backdrop. These photographs will become treasured keepsakes, transporting you back to this special time whenever you revisit them.

Ready to start planning your dream Okanagan winery getaway? Don’t forget to factor in capturing those precious memories with Alysha Spencer Photography. Contact me today to learn more and secure your date!

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