, British Columbia
is located in the north Okanagan Valley
on the shore of Shuswap Lake
45km from Salmon Arm
. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains, alpine meadows, rivers and forests on the shores of Shuswap Lake, is the lakeside vacation community of Sorrento. It is a popular boating and outdoor activity spot surrounded by forests and mountains. Sorrento, British Columbia, is known as the "Heart of the Shuswap" and is renowned for its beauty and recreational opportunities minutes from your condo rental and vacation rental accommodations.
Services in the Sorrento area include shops, golf courses, marinas and numerous events such as the Shuswap Lake Festival of the Arts, Eagle Bay Days and Adams River Salmon Run, making your stay at Sorrento vacation rentals and accommodation a relaxing getaway.
Take a boat over to Copper Island, cross country ski in the Larch Hills Cross-Country Area or relax at the beach. The possibilities are endless if you make vacation rental accommodation in this pristine area.
Originally known as Trapper's Landing, after the meeting place of Shuswap Indian trappers returning with their furs, the town was renamed by James Kinghorn after the Italian town of Sorrento, because Copper Island on Shuswap Lake reminded him of the Isle of Capri, off Sorrento in Italy.
Sorrento British Columbia lodging offers the visitor a chance to explore this fruit-growing area overlooking the west arm of Shuswap Lake, 78 km (48.5 mi.) east of Kamloops
. It is a summer vacation destination. There is a range of vacation rentals, accommodations and condo rentals available directly from owners in Sorrento, BC