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Naramata Inn’s Next Chapter Begins Friday, June 5

For Immediate Release

May 21, 2020

Staying Close Can Still Mean Travelling Far

Naramata Inn’s Next Chapter Begins Friday, June 5 with a Rooms-Only Reopening

Naramata, BC -  The legendary and historic Naramata Inn reopens its doors under new ownership on Friday, June 5 following months of renovations and refurbishment. With charm and character fully intact, the updated look is fresh, elegant and warm. The 112 year-old inn retains the best of its heritage features with a youthful flair.

With 12 unique, period-style rooms, including a sexy two-bedroom suite and outdoor patios for all rooms, the sleepover vibe is simply indulgent. Topped with a creative continental breakfast and an invitation to linger over morning coffee, gorgeous gardens and verandas to die for, there’s no better place to cozy up near the lake for a legendary Naramata summer.  

A Real Vacation Awaits Just a Short Drive Away

Naramata is located on the eastern shore of Okanagan Lake, just outside the city of Penticton. Lakeshore, clay bluffs, vineyards and orchards frame the picturesque village that is light on rainfall and long on sunshine. 

Naramata has earned its reputation as an epic wine destination and is famously home to more than three dozen wineries, all located within 15km of the Naramata Inn. Wine is a way of life here. The Naramata Bench has been officially recognized as one of the world’s most unique growing regions thanks to a rare and wonderful blend of climates, geology, history, time, place and temperature. These unique circumstances, paired with passionate and talented growers, vintners and boosters result in award-winning wines that have become an unmistakable calling card for Naramata. 

Both visually stunning and emotionally stirring, Naramata has soul. The magical locale offers a sense of peace, beauty and perspective not easily replicated elsewhere. Naramata extends an invitation for both visitors and locals to slow down and open up to life’s simple pleasures.

Naramata has beautiful sandy beaches that frame its slice of lovely Lake Okanagan. It is home to local artisans, cottage industries, farmers markets, and the Kettle Valley Railway trail - known for the awe-inspiring lake and vineyard views it affords its hikers and bikers. The village is a vision - boasting tree lined streets made for strolling and outdoor enthusiasts are spoiled for choice with options for biking, stand up paddle boarding, swimming, hiking, fishing, boating, off-roading, bird-watching, and more.

Wonderful food and wine discoveries. Natural beauty. Historic places. Warmth, hospitality and luxury. So much to do. Now is the perfect time to plan a trip to one of the world’s most beautiful destinations that is the very definition of a vacation experience. Naramata invites visitors to keep it simple - no passports, no plane tickets, no borders. Click here to make room reservations. Click here to be the first to learn about Naramata Inn’s news and promotions. (data capture not set up yet for newsletter)

Guests will need to wait a little longer to take a seat at one of Canada’s most anticipated new restaurants as chef Ned Bell and his team put the final touches on this hyper-local, ingredient-driven restaurant. Further announcements will follow in coming weeks. A sneak preview of what a Naramata Inn summer adventure with chef Ned Bell could taste like will air on the Marilyn Denis Show, Monday, June 1.

Naramata Inn will be strictly following all the evolving recommendations of British Columbia’s public health officials to ensure that we meet or exceed all the Provincial health and safety guidelines.  

To follow along, keep up with our Instagram account where we share behind the scenes updates on our Instagram Stories. Now is the time to Discover Naramata, sample widely from the Naramata Bench’s bountiful wine offerings and Explore BC Local.

About Naramata Inn:

Constructed 112 years ago by the town’s founder, J.M. Robinson, the Naramata Inn would welcome some of the Okanagan’s very first tourists and go on to weave a colourful thread throughout Naramata’s history. Naramata Inn is still making headlines as the best way to enjoy the full bounty of the Okanagan Valley. The Inn delivers a proudly “Naramatian” experience - from the best local growers and artisans in Naramata and the Valley, showcasing the true depth and breadth of award-winning wines produced by British Columbia’s winemakers.

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Media Contacts:

Kate Colley Krista Lochhead

604.644.7976 778.227.2396


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