Play to your hearts content at Sun Peaks Resort

Get outside and play at Sun Peaks Resort.

Life + Leisure Travel and Getaways Brian Webb

This article was published on March 15th, 2020

Sun Peaks is a premiere resort community located at the heart of southern British Columbia. It is one of the highest ranked resorts in the world, and boasts the second largest ski area in Canada, making it a must visit for any winter enthusiast. The resort has a European-style ski through village at its center that is surrounded by three supreme mountains that are ideal for skiing and snowboarding. And the village contains a plethora of locally owned bars, restaurants, and boutiques that are perfect for après activities.

Get outside and play hard at Sun Peaks Resort. There are a huge variety of outdoor Canadian adventure activities that will keep you busy during your stay, including: 

  • Skiing & Snowboarding
    The primary attraction is skiing and snowboarding down the mountain. Sun Peaks has three amazing mountains, each having their own terrain, from beginner to the expert.
  • Ice fishing
    There is nothing more uniquely Canadian than ice fishing. Elevate Fishing Adventures provides a local guide to take you to one of the many mountain lakes surrounding the resorts. Sitting toasty in a heated tent while sipping on your favorite beverage is a great way to bond with friends and family, even if you don’t catch a fish. For an extra Canadian experience, we recommend bringing along a flask of whiskey. 
  • Snowshoeing
    There are a multitude of hiking trails and cross-country paths to explore via the old school art of snowshoeing. 
  • Dog sledding
    If you’ve ever wanted to remake Balto or get a little taste of what it’s like to race the Iditarod, now is the chance. Sun Peaks keeps well trained dog teams on hand staffed by experts, so you can get a taste of one of the world’s most unique methods of travel.
  • Sleigh rides
    Winter is incomplete without the iconic horse drawn sleigh ride. It isn’t just an interesting form of leisure, but it is also the perfect romantic move to escalate a gaymance.  
  • Snowmobiling
    The resort stocks an entire fleet of snowmobiles to keep the more high-octane adventurer satisfied.

Sun Peaks isn’t just for playing – it’s also for relaxing

The Sun Peaks resort may be a winter playground, but it’s also a paradise of relaxation. Even the most ardent sportsman needs to wind down after playing hard all day. Sun Peaks provides quite a few relaxing activities to that end. 

  • Yoga classes
    Sun Peaks has a brand new yoga studio this season, so you don’t have to take a break from your routine just because you’re on vacation. It’s also the perfect way to keep yourself limber while for the slopes. 
  • Cafes 
    Sometimes, the most enjoyable thing to do is to cozy up with a good book and warm cup of cocoa against a gorgeous backdrop. The town at the center of Sun Peaks has all the cozy coffee shops you’ll ever need to enjoy yourself.
  • Sun Peaks Health Club
    The Sun Peaks Grand Hotel has a fully equipped gym with all the trimmings, so you never have to slack off on your workout routine. It has treadmills, a large heated outdoor pool, outdoor hot tubs, free weights, and sauna. 
  • Go to the spa
    The Kookaburra Lodge is home to the Sun Peaks Spa, a place where you can experience the complete Canadian spa treatment in the most epic of settings. The spa has private rooms that overlook a fantastical snow-covered pine forest and offers a wide variety of massages, foot rubs, skin scrubs, the works. 
  • New this season: Fondue
    One of the newest attractions to the resort is the Fondue Stube, a restaurant that is all about fondue. There’s no better way to throw a party than to dip various foodstuffs into melted cheese and chocolate. It has quickly become this season’s new favorite sensation.

Amazing Accommodation 

The Sun Peaks Grand is the mainstay at Sun Peaks Resort. The property has a wide variety of luxury accommodation to suit every gaycationer’s desire, whether you’re on a romantic trip for two, a family outing, or even a solo getaway. The property has a host of amenities that will keep you entertained, relaxed, and taken care of while on your incredible winter gaycation adventure. Check out the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel vacation packages and make your reservations today.

Easy ground transportation
Getting to the resort from the airport is a piece of cake as well. Sun Peaks Resort is partnered with TasteFull Excursions, a shuttle company that will help you get from the airport to the hotel and other places in the surrounding area. 

Once you arrive, you’re going to find it difficult to leave because Sun Peaks Resort has so much to offer. It is one of the best gaycation spots for romantic getaways, fun with friends, or to relax with your modern-day family. Get familiar with Sun Peaks Resort now and start planning your trip for Peak Pride Sun Peaks in February 2021!

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