With five different Summerland beaches, people who visit us are spoiled for choice. Feel the sand between your toes and the soft, summer breeze at your back. Reconnect with nature and family. Okanagan Lake is a rural heartland, a BC playground, and a tranquil spot for reading or skipping stones across sunset waters at the end of the day.
Whether you stay in the heart of Summerland and explore our delightful Lakeshore Drive beaches, or head south to enjoy the two spectacular beaches of Trout Creek, you won’t be disappointed. With camping, historical landmarks, parks and trails, Summerland’s beaches offer a myriad of recreational opportunities.
Don’t forget to call in to the Summerland Visitors’ Centre for maps and information.
A band of protected cottonwood trees and associated wetland thickets provide food and shelter for northern oriole, warbling vireos and the threatened Lewis’ woodpecker. Short trails through the woodlands lead to a dog beach where Trout Creek spills into the lake.
With five different Summerland beaches, people who visit us are spoiled for choice. Feel the sand between your toes and the soft, summer breeze at your back. Reconnect with nature and family. Don't forget to call in to the Summerland Visitors' Centre for maps and information.
Sun-Oka Beach, Trout Creek
Sun-Oka Beach, Trout Creek – The idyllic, south-facing bay is a magnet for water sports’ enthusiasts and People relaxing and playing at Sun-Oka Beach in Summerland BC .beach-lovers alike. Featuring grassy picnic areas, volleyball courts, fire pits, a seasonal concession stand and boat access, it is easy to see why Sun-Oka is billed as ‘one of the most superb beaches in the entire Okanagan’ by BC Parks.
Peach Orchard Beach
Peach Orchard Beach – A swathe of green lawn and shady trees contrast perfectly with the gentle curve of the sparkling lake. Flanked by a boat launch to the north and a fenced dog beach to the south, Peach Orchard Beach provides all the ingredients for family fun including a playground, colorful waterpark and fire pits. Get your fill of Summerland history at interpretive stations, throw yourself into a game of volley ball, then cool off in the lake before picnicking at a table in the shade of the spacious Spirit Square gazebo.
Rotary Beach – Sandwiched between rocky bluffs and the azure lake, Summerland’s Rotary Beach is always a popular choice. With two wooden wharfs and a floating raft, Rotary Beach offers endless opportunities to relax, swim and rejuvenate. Stroll south by the tennis courts and watch ducks negotiate the rocky shoreline. Shop leisurely among the vendors that are often present in the summer months and remember to set your camera to ‘panorama’!
Kinsmen Beach – Kinsmen Beach is a quiet Summerland nook with a small playground for younger children. It’s the perfect place to sip your morning coffee and watch for bluebirds or rock wren. Relax and contemplate the striking Naramata headland as you get ready for your day.
Powell Beach, Trout Creek
Powell Beach – Tucked away in Trout Creek, Powell Beach is Sun-Oka’s quieter, but equally stunning sister. The beach’s family-friendly attributes, tennis courts, ball diamond and miniature working lighthouse are all perfect for family photos.
Summerland is an unique and special place located in a region of BC renowned worldwide as a great place to visit and even a better place to live. The name really does say it all. Seemingly endless summers are followed by a warm vibrant fall with wine festivals and the last days at the beach. The short and very mild winters, with a full complement of activities, lead into a spring that features the most hours of sunshine of any place in Canada. Summerland is truly a four season playground. We can’t wait to show you what Summerland has to offer.