Relaxation at its Best

Relaxation at its Best

Nestled amidst breathtaking landscapes, the Nelson and Kootenay Lake offers an idyllic retreat for those looking to unwind and chill amidst the splendour of nature. With its picturesque surroundings and a palpable sense of tranquillity, Kootenay Lake sets the perfect stage for a truly relaxing escape.

Seeking inspiration for how to relax around Kootenay Lake?

This (almost) week-long itinerary invites you to embark on an adventure of relaxation.

Day 1

Begin your trip at Ainsworth Hot Springs, a natural oasis that invites you to refresh your senses. As the sun sets, immerse yourself in the rejuvenating mineral waters, leaving behind the stresses of daily life.

Day 2

Next, find solace in the comfort of the East Shore. Kokanee Chalets, Wedgwood Manor and Glamping Retreat, or Kokanee Springs Resort all offer the perfect setting to unwind and rejuvenate surrounded by the beauty and serenity of nature.

Day 3

Venture to the Crawford Bay Wetlands in Crawford Creek Regional Park, and embrace the beauty of nature. Encounter feathered and furry friends against a backdrop of epic mountain scenery.

Day 4

Explore Kaslo, a town known for its artistic charm. The Kaslo River Trail will lead you to quirky sculptures that bring smiles and foster a deeper connection with nature.

Day 5

It’s time to head to Nelson, where you'll discover a plethora of yoga and meditation studios. Amidst tranquil spaces take a deep breath and find your zen.

Day 6

Conclude your trip with a pampering session at Aura Spa & Salon, Sante Holistic Health Centre, or the Himalayan Salt Cave. Rejuvenate your body and feel entirely refreshed.

The Kootenay Lake region’s serene environment is perfect for relaxation-seekers, providing experiences that promise to leave you refreshed, recharged, and deeply inspired. Even after you leave this peaceful paradise, you carry with you the gift of renewed calm and serenity.

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