This article was published on June 6th, 2016
Laying at the top of the pristine Okanagan Valley in the heart of beautiful British Columbia is Canada’s premier golfing resort communities in Canada, Predator Ridge Golf Resort. Best known for its 36-holes of championship golf, PGA and LPGA golf pro’s, and luxury accommodation, it also ranks as the top golf resort in Canada by HomoCulture!
Predator Ridge Golf Resort earns the prestigious accolades because of their incredibly friendly and professional hospitality, exceptional resort experience, and understanding, appreciation, and respect of LGBT travellers.
Gay travellers have high expectations when it comes to both customer service and experiences. Predator Ridge Golf Resort staff are true hospitality professionals who warmly welcome all guests, regardless of sexual orientation. All guests are treated equal, fairly, and with the highest respect, without judgment or awkwardness. It’s an exemplary understanding of todays travel market.
Gay men are dedicated to maintaining their healthy lifestyle habits. They are committed to eating healthy and adhering to their regular workout routines, even while on vacation. Predator Ridge Golf Resort offers a variety of activities and amenities, which allow guests to stick to their normal routines.
For example, the fitness center offers a reasonable size gym with modern workout equipment including cardio equipment, free weights, weight machines, and cable machines. They also offer daily yoga and spin classes. There is also a 25m lap pool and hot tub.
Predator Ridge is a great place for a boy’s weekend getaway. Predator Ridge Lodge offers accommodations that can sleep up to six people. Rooms include full kitchens, living rooms, TELUS Optik TV, stunning views of the golf course, and large bathrooms with premium toiletries and linens.
It’s perfect for entertaining with friends, to enjoy a bottle or two of Okanagan wine and locally produced cheeses, while marveling at the scenic views before retiring to the comfortable king size beds or having a bubble bath in the large two-person soaker-tubs.
Eating a healthy diet is very important to gay men and the Range Restaurant ensures healthy lifestyle choices, from egg-white omelets for breakfast, to salads at lunch, and premium cut steaks for dinner.
Sparkling Hills Spa
Get pampered and rejuvenated at Sparkling Hills Spa, located just a few minutes up the road. The world-class, European spa, encrusted in over 3.5 million dazzling crystals focuses on health and wellness, offering massages, steam rooms, pools, hot tubs, and a complete line-up of spa services. Individual and partner treatments are available.
Predator Ridge has 36 holes of championship golf, features rolling hills and undulating greens. Predator Ridge has hosted several championships in the past; and the Ridge Course offers breathtaking views of Lake Okanagan and post-card perfect granite outcroppings.
You don’t even have to know how to golf to enjoy time on the greens. The resort offers Swing Like a Girl golf lessons. A spectacular hot pink golf cart will take you to your golf lesson with a certified golf pro.
It’s your vacation and you can do it your way. Whether you want to curl up with a book or go for a peaceful photo walk, there is plenty of ways to just relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility. You can sit in the sun enjoying a glass of Okanagan wine, hang out at the restaurant to sip on mimosas over brunch, or take your laptop down to the pond to catch up on emails.
The LGBT Community
While the resort does not feature gay nightclubs or LGBT programming, the Okanagan Valley has a vibrant gay community which hosts regular events throughout the year including Pride festivals, dances, and meet-ups. If all else, there are also plenty of incredibly attractive golf caddy’s and pro’s at Predator Ridge to feast your eyes upon; but just look, don’t touch.
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