Oliver, British Columbia
, your next vacation rentals is located in southern Okanagan Valley
, 10 minutes from Osoyoos
and 25 minutes from the U.S. border. Oliver is well known as the Wine Capital of Canada with the largest concentration of wineries in BC. This quaint little town is located on the northern most point of the Sonoron Desert and makes a wonderful spot to visit with its hot climate and surrounding lakes.
Known as the "Wine Capital of Canada", Oliver has the largest concentration of both vineyards and commercial wineries in British Columbia. The community of Oliver, located at the northern most point of the Sonora Desert tucked into the southern end of BC’s beautiful Okanagan Valley, is renowned for the quality of wine grapes the area produces. Those grown in the favoured "golden mile" are sought after by vintners throughout British Columbia. Oliver's climate and topography offer the optimum conditions necessary to grow the preferred Vinifera wine grapes. The Oliver area holds 10% of Canada's wineries and just over 3000 acres of the fine grape growing acreage - 61% of BC’s 5500 acres. A vacation rental in Oliver is a must-stop on any tour of the Okanagan Valley!
Go hiking in the hills, kayaking or swimming on Tuccel-Nuit, Gallagher and Vaseaux Lakes or visit the Nk’mip Desert Center in Osoyoos.
The attractive climate fosters popular tourist activities including summer water sports, golf and sight-seeing. Oliver is an ideal setting for growing Okanagan wine grapes and producing among the best rated wines in the world! Of course, its mild weather year round also makes Oliver a great to be your home away from home at your vacation rental.
Oliver, was established in 1921 by BC Premier "honest" John Oliver who planned it as a settlement for veterans of World War I. An irrigation system was built and Canada's only desert was soon a lush and prosperous fruit growing area.
Accommodations and vacation rentals in Oliver are also a great place to spend your BC vacation. Nearby lakes such as Tuccel-Nuit, Gallagher and Vaseaux Lakes are popular with visitors interested in canoeing, boating, fishing, windsurfing and other water sports. Or spend your time hiking, skiing, biking, fruit-picking, kayaking, and golfing at a choice of two championship courses.... or simply relax! Rent holiday lodging directly from owners of condo rentals and other vacation rental accommodations in Oliver, BC, Canada.
Desert to the south, lakes, mountains, vineyards and orchards surround the town and make this area one of the most picturesque places in the Okanagan to stay in one of our vacation rental accommodations.