About Sun Peaks - Located 31 miles northeast of Kamloops, Sun Peaks is one of British Columbia’s best winter and summer sports resorts. With 117 runs and 11 lifts, the resort resembles a classic Alpine village where residents and visitors alike enjoy top-notch amenities and facilities. For accommodations, there is definitely something magical about staying in Owner Direct’s Sun Peaks vacation rentals. The resort and lodgings offer a myriad of adventure opportunities and majestic views that any winter wonderland always have.
Where to Stay & Why - With Owner Direct, the condo rentals and chalet rentals give a relaxing and at-home feeling that any traveler wants. These accommodations provide spacious rooms, bathrooms, laundry facilities, fully equipped kitchens, and entertainment opportunities. Aside from the basics, the rental homes also have fireplaces, books, games, television, and internet access. You can opt for a home that is pet-friendly too.
What to See & Do - You’ll find Alpine and Nordic skiing here, as well as snowmobiling, ice skating, sleigh rides, and numerous other winter sports. Though Sun Peaks is famous during winter, there are lots to do in summer too! There’s golf, tennis, mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, fishing, and horseback riding. After a day on the slopes, choose chalet rentals or condo rentals that have a private hot tub so you can soak those tired muscles with a beverage in hand.
Where to Eat & Drink - There’s a good range of dining options despite the size of Sun Peaks. There are Bella Italia and Mountain High Pizza for, of course, pizza. Balacco Cafe offers delectable bagels and Voyageur Bistro that serves of traditional Canadian fare, perfect for lunch or dinner. For drinks and pub-style comfort food, a lively mix of locals and visitors head to Bottoms Bar & Grill, Morrissey’s Public House, and The Club.
If you want to make the most out of your vacation rental's kitchen and save, you can pick up groceries, food, and drinks in Kamloops before heading up to the resort. If you're willing to shell out more, Sun Peaks has Three Mountains Market & Sundance Liquor Store, Roxy's Market, and Bluebird Market.
How to Get Here & Getting Around - Sun Peaks is easily accessible via Kamloops or Kelowna Airport. By car, take Highway 1 east via Kamloops from Vancouver, then via Highway 5, exit to Jasper for Sun Peaks. Once you’re there, everything is walkable. If not, there’s a regular shuttle service that you can take.
When to Go - If you want to visit during winter, the resort usually opens in mid-November and closes before mid-April. Yet, Sun Peaks enjoys some of the best weather in British Columbia and offers outdoor opportunities year-round.
For more information about the resort and what else it has to offer, read up our Sun Peaks Travel Guide. Don't forget to check out the vacation rentals and book with us for a memorable Sun Peaks vacation!