There has never been a better time to hit the road and explore the amazing scenery that British Columbia has to offer, and Shuswap Lake is undoubtedly one of the highlights. With gorgeous hiking trails, endless water activities and renowned cuisine, the only hard part about planning your Shuswap summer vacation will be choosing what to do and see. Fortunately, choosing where to stay is the easy part. Located on an idyllic private beach in North Shuswap, Quaaout Lodge and Spa is perfectly positioned to offer our guests the best the region has to offer, from our renowned restaurant, Jack Sam’s, to Talking Rock golf course and our in-house spa, there is no shortage of activities for the perfect summer weekend away.
We take pride in offering visitors an experience steeped in the unique influences of the area’s cultural traditions and rich natural beauty. Operating with a deep respect for the Secwepemc people, we work hard to represent their legacy in every aspect of our guests’ experience, whether this be the locally sourced cuisine or the First Nations-inspired architecture, your stay with us will be an exciting, relaxing and enriching one.
Restaurants and Fusion Dining at Quaaout Lodge BC
Quaaout Lodge is pleased to offer guests a dining experience to remember at our in-house restaurant and lounge, Jack Sam’s. Nothing beats savouring delicious food with friends and family while enjoying our breathtaking views of the majestic Shuswap Lake and surrounding mountains. It truly is a one-of-a-kind experience you will wish could last forever.
Our in-house restaurant Jack Sam’s offers patrons a menu crafted out of a philosophy of respect for the land and water of the region. We combine a fusion of flavours and culinary styles born out of a deep respect for the rich cultural traditions and influences of the region. Working closely with local farmers and community members, we are proud to serve food that is truly representative of everything unique and wonderful about the North Shuswap area.
A Room with a Most Spectacular View!
When you stay at a resort, of course you want the room with a view. Fortunately, every one of the 70 suites and rooms at Quaaout Lodge features a spacious private balcony or patio for you to enjoy the incredible waterfront scenery. Sip on some Champagne and admire the shores of beautiful Little Shuswap Lake, nestled within the emerald Rocky Mountains of British Columbia where you will see sunsets unlike any others! Each of our rooms comes packed with amenities, luxurious bathrooms and meticulous furnishings, plus an exceptional view of the lake. We have worked hard to represent in our design choices the unique cultural traditions of the Secwepemc people, who have lived in these lands for centuries. Everything has been chosen to give you not just a view, but a complete picture of the Shuswap region.
Planning your summer 2021 road trip to BC
The summer of 2021 is all about the road trip. With international travel still considered risky, more and more people are planning on packing up their cars and hitting the roads to explore all the rich experiences Canada has to offer. With some of the most breathtaking views in the country, British Columbia is a must-see for any road-tripper worth their salt, with the Shuswap region being an unmissable crown jewel. Shuswap Lake is located between Kamloops and Calgary, just a short drive off the Trans-Canada Highway 1. There are endless opportunities here to start building memories. Embark on a picturesque hiking trip in our provincial parks. Explore our unforgettable dining. Relax while enjoying beautiful lakefront views.
If you are looking for a place to stay on your epic 2021 road trip, look no further than Quaaout Lodge. Perfectly positioned to access all that the Shuswap Region has going on, our resort offers exceptional comfort, delicious food and the perfect setting for some relaxation or adventure.
Family experiences and adventures at Quaaout Lodge
For a family summer vacation you will be talking about for years to come, Quaaout Lodge offers our guests days packed with adventure, learning and, of course, amazing food. Your kids will be begging you to stay just a little longer after experiencing our action-packed family itineraries. Here is what you can expect from a weekend at Quaaout Lodge.
After your 4 pm check-in, we invite guests to unpack, relax and enjoy some time to take in the unique beauty of the nice quiet bay our resort is built on. Nothing builds an appetite like travel, so once you have had the chance to get settled, head down to Jack Sam’s for a delicious gourmet meal or something from the BBQ located just a short walk from your room on the 10th hole of Talking Rock Golf Course!
After a scrumptious 9 am breakfast, head out for a 11 am walking tour where one of our regional experts will lead you through some of our most beautiful trails while educating you on the unique ethnobotany of the Shuswap area. After that, grab your lunch and take it down to the beach for some beautiful outdoor dining. Then, at 3 pm, head to our reconstruction of a traditional winter home for the Secwepemc people for some storytelling. If you’re feeling competitive, rent a variety of lawn games such as Bocce Ball or Life-Size Jenga. However if you’re feeling adventurous, head down to the lake to rent kayaks, paddle boards or a canoe. To cap the night off, after a 6 pm mouth-watering dinner at Jack Sam’s, run on down to the beach for an evening of toasting marshmallows around a bonfire and watching the stars.
End your amazing summer vacation with some of your favourite brunch items at Jack Sam’s before your 11 am checkout. Have one last walk on the beach, take some extra photos and start planning your next vacation with us, because it is never too soon to come back.
Quaaout Lodge and Spa for An Exceptional Luxury Experience
It would be a waste to have a setting as beautiful as Quaaout Lodge’s and not offer a spa experience to go with it. Le7ke Spa, inspired by First Nations design traditions and featuring a completely bespoke treatment experience, brings our guests the relaxation and healing experience they need to finish their stay with us feeling rejuvenated. Using professional organic products and the leading treatment techniques, our spa services bring pampering to a whole new level and feature amenities including an infrared sauna and pool access. If you really want to spoil yourself, book yourself in for our Vichy shower experience.
Talking Rock-the most popular golf resort in BC
There’s a reason people keep coming back to Quaaout Lodge for their golf getaways. Within arm’s reach of the renowned Talking Rock golf course, our guests get the perfect setting for a weekend of tee times, gourmet dining, unique signature cocktails and exceptional spa treatments to keep that swinging arm in good form. Talking Rock has been recognized by the PGA of Canada for offering players a challenging but accessible course. Designed by esteemed Canadian architects Graham Cooke and Wayne Carlton, every hole offers a unique challenge. Plus, with stunning views of the lake and surrounding mountains, there is always a new scene to take in. After a weekend away here, you will be itching to get back for another round.
A girls’ weekend at Quaaout Lodge and Spa for bachelorettes in BC
The time has finally come for the dream girls’ weekend away you have always wanted. We have curated a packed itinerary designed specifically for you and your friends to have a memorable weekend. Quaaout Lodge is the place to be for three days of rest, relaxation, and adventures. Here is what you can expect on your girls’ weekend:
After checking in, unpacking, and checking out the amazing grounds of the lodge, head over to our renowned restaurant, Jack Sam’s, for delectable gourmet meals and wine tasting from local
After a nice long breakfast at 9 am, start the day off right with an on-site yoga session at 11 am and a mindful walk outside. Then, pick up some lunch from Jack Sam’s and take it down to our private beach, where you can drink in the views and munch on a locally sourced meal. You will need the energy for your afternoon, where we offer kayak and paddle-board rentals for you to explore our majestic surroundings. Afterwards, loosen up those paddling muscles and head to the spa for a late afternoon of bespoke treatments. Then, finish the day off with dinner and a signature cocktail before going outside to take in the unforgettable night sky. If you booked one of our Premier Lakeview rooms, now is the time to enjoy that jacuzzi.
Finish off your stay with us by enjoying a mouth-watering brunch and maybe one last walk on the beach before checkout. Be sure to pick up a few extra spa products on your way out and do plan to come back soon!
The boys’ weekend at Quaaout Lodge for bachelors in BC
Summer is the time to get reconnected with the boys and plan that perfect weekend away from your hard-working lives. In addition to having some of the best golfing in the province, Quaaout Lodge plans for our guests amazing itineraries specifically designed to meet their interests and make for memorable getaways. Here is what to expect from your boys’ weekend:
Check-in at 4 pm and get settled in. Unpack, take in the scenery, and get your golf clubs ready for your big day tomorrow. Afterwards, at 6 pm head down to our gourmet restaurant and lounge, Jack Sam’s, where our chef, Chris Whittaker brings his love for local food traditions to a sensationally delicious menu of food and signature cocktails.
Start the morning off with a filling 8 am breakfast then hit the links for a 10 am tee off at the PGA of Canada-recognized Talking Rock golf course. Then, take a lunch break and cool off from the sun with hotdogs and beers served at our kiosk. When your game is finally done and you are all busy comparing scores, be sure to stop by the pro shop to purchase merchandise or head over to Le7ke Spa for a quick massage before dinner. Once you have all unwound from a busy day, finish it off with well-earned drinks and dinner at Jack Sam’s, followed by an evening spent relaxing on the beach.
We will be sad to see you go, but before you check out, catch a delectable brunch and a cup of coffee to energize you for the journey back home. We look forward to seeing you back soon for another round of golf.