Wasa and Wasa Lake is a forested area in the Kootenay mountain range in the province of British Columbia, Canada where you will have a choice of many of our outstanding vacation rentals. Great for fishing, hiking, water skiing and mountain bike riding, your accommodation in Wasa is a year round vacation rental location. Boasting the warmest lake in the Rocky Mountains, Wasa is a quiet cottage community where accommodation and vacation rentals are readily available in the Kootenay River Valley. .

Named by a Finnish settler after his native town of Vasa in Finland, Wasa is based around the small Wasa Lake. The village close to your accommodations features most tourism amenities and is a growing recreational area. Rent your vacation rental accommodations in Wasa, British Columbia, Canada.

Right on the doorstep is Wasa Lake Provincial Park, one of the best recreational lakes in the East Kootenays. The beaches here are very good, with excellent swimming conditions and sandy shores from which to launch car-top boats. In winter, the cross-country ski trails are well-groomed and there's even a lit, maintained ice rink. .

Wasa features excellent wetlands stemming from the Kootenay River, providing great bird and wildlife watching opportunities. Along the way to Wasa, look for painted turtles, great blue heron, osprey, bald eagle, downy woodpeckers and turkey vultures, as well as the ever popular Canada Geese. .

The Wasa Slough Wildlife Sanctuary is worth a visit by nature lovers, where you can view Canada Geese nesting on top of Muskrat mounds. .

Live the excitement of a 1890s Boom Town, and kick up your heels in Fort Steele Heritage Town, the restored capital of the Kootenays, located 18 km south of Wasa and your accommodations. You can rent holiday lodging directly from owners of chalet rentals and condo rentals accommodations. .

Golfers can head north to play the Th'Flats Golf Course in Canal Flats, where every hole presents a different challenge on this beautifully maintained executive 9-hole, par 30 public course. To the southwest, golfers can choose from 3 golf courses in Kimberley. The Kimberley Golf Club winds through towering ponderosa pines high above the St. Mary’s River, Trickle Creek Golf Resort is a thrilling course to play on North Star Mountain, and Bootleg Gap Golf Course is a 27-hole public golf facility located off Highway 95A in South Kimberley. .

The ski hills around the towns of Cranbrook and Kimberley are nearby.

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  • Lakefront Cabin with Outstanding Views of Wasa Lake and the Rocky Moutains

    Lakefront Cabin with

    Wasa: Cabin
    • 1 BDR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 2
    • #244490
    $150 to $175 CAD/night Credit Card Paypal
    Lakefront accommodations with superb recreational opportunities. Private sandy beach, shade trees, lakeside patio and beach kitchen. The (cabin) is a duplex which means it has two separate units. This room has a queen bed and sitting area that overlook Wasa Lake. A private entrance, deck, air-conditioner and a private, detached bath with a luxurious steam shower. The room sleeps a maximum of two guests and one baby under two years old in a portable play pen. It is non-pet friendly for everyone's convenience. All rooms are provided with bed linens and bathrooms with towels. We ask that you supply your own beach towels "or" resort beach towels can be provided at an additional cost. When you book a unit in the cabin you get access to a covered, fully equipped outdoor beach kitchen with BBQ, fridge, stove, microwave, toaster oven, etc. All guests staying in the Guest House have access to the beach kitchen. You also can use our four guest kayaks available for Wasa Lake use only (included in the rate but damage deposit required). We provide life jackets and paddles. B&B: Breakfast is optional and at an additional cost of $15/person/day. Healthy and Scrumptious. About Wasa Lake A family vacation destination since the 1950's, Wasa Lake Village advertises the warmest swimming lake in the Kootenays. Wasa Lake Park offers camping, swimming, hiking, cycling, boating and nature viewing opportunities. There is an 8 km wheelchair and bike accessible trail around the lakeshore and a 2.7 km self-guided interpretation trail. World-class attractions such as Fort Steele Heritage Town, guest ranches, ski hills and golf courses are nearby. In addition to being a popular recreation spot, the park protects a representative grassland ecosystem. It includes a portion of North America's most northern ponderosa pine forest set amid blue bunch wheatgrass meadows that provide habitat for a wide diversity of animals and plants.
  • Lakefront Cabin with Outstanding Views of Wasa Lake and the Rocky Moutains

    Lakefront Cabin with

    Wasa: Cabin
    • 2 BDR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 6
    • #244080
    $175 to $321 CAD/night Credit Card Paypal
    Lakefront accommodations with superb recreational opportunities. Private sandy beach, shade trees, lakeside patio and beach kitchen. The cabin is a duplex which means it has two separate units. This room has two queen beds and a sitting area that overlooks Wasa Lake. This suite comes with another room, outside entrance, with two twin bunk style beds for kids. Both rooms have private entrances, a shared deck, air-conditioner and a private detached bathroom. The room sleeps a maximum of six guests. Best suited for two adults and two to four kids. This suite is non-pet friendly for everyone's convenience. All rooms are provided with bed linens and bathrooms with towels. We ask that you supply your own beach towels "or" resort beach towels can be provided at an additional cost. When you book a unit in the cabin you get access to a covered, fully equipped outdoor beach kitchen with BBQ, fridge, stove, microwave, toaster oven, etc. All guests staying in the Guest House have access to the beach kitchen. You also can use our four guest kayaks available for Wasa Lake use only (included in the rate but damage deposit required). We provide life jackets and paddles. B&B: Breakfast is optional and at an additional cost of $15/person/day. Healthy and Scrumptious. About Wasa Lake A family vacation destination since the 1950's, Wasa Lake Village advertises the warmest swimming lake in the Kootenays. Wasa Lake Park offers camping, swimming, hiking, cycling, boating and nature viewing opportunities. There is an 8 km wheelchair and bike accessible trail around the lakeshore and a 2.7 km self-guided interpretation trail. World-class attractions such as Fort Steele Heritage Town, guest ranches, ski hills and golf courses are nearby. In addition to being a popular recreation spot, the park protects a representative grassland ecosystem. It includes a portion of North America's most northern ponderosa pine forest set amid blue bunch wheatgrass meadows that provide habitat for a wide diversity of animals and plants.

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