This month we are offering a chance to win a two-night stay at one of our beautiful waterfront properties, the Prestige Lakeside Resort Nelson.
Haven’t heard about our monthly competition? Click here to check out our blog to get all the details.
With its waterfront location conveniently located within walking distance to downtown, the Prestige Lakeside Resort Nelson offers the best of both worlds. Relax in the resort’s green space and enjoy the view of Kootenay Lake and Selkirk Mountains, or enjoy nearby activities to craft your ideal vacation.
The resort offers over 100 guest rooms with a large variety of room types to accommodate every traveler’s needs. On-site dining options include the West Coast Grill, Vault Sports Lounge, and Le Petit Cafe and Creperie. The resort also features an indoor swimming pool and fitness centre. Additionally, guests are encouraged to borrow our complimentary bikes, sporting equipment, board games and beach toys for added enjoyment.
The resort itself is truly special and an ideal base to explore the unique town of Nelson. Here are some ideas to get you excited about a visit to Nelson.
1. Treat yourself to the on-site spa
The resort is home to the Santosha Spa where you feel welcomed to retreat into their cozy atmosphere and enjoy an array of specialized products and services from skilled professionals. Guests of the hotel receive 10% off massages and mani/pedis when they show their room key. Being located on-site allows you to maintain your peaceful state as you wander back to your guestroom or to an on-site restaurant. Learn more about the spa by watching their promotional video.
2. Explore the town of Nelson
Visiting the town of Nelson is an adventure in itself. Nelson has big city urban amenities, coupled with an authentic small-town charm. Walking down Baker Street, a vibrant main street, you will experience the quirky vibes, authenticity, and spirit Nelson is known for. With over 350 heritage buildings, Nelson has earned a reputation as one of the finest heritage cities in Canada.
For foodies, Nelson is a place for you. With more restaurants per capita than Manhattan or San Francisco, Nelson offers fine dining, international fare or cozy cafes. Specialty stores, farmers markets, and clothing shops are just a few of the other stores in Nelson’s heritage downtown core. Several outdoor stores also sell an array of sports gear for adventure seekers. Whether you’re exploring Nelson for relaxation or adventure, you’ll find a spirit of authenticity that has slipped away from so many cities.
3. Take a dip in the lake
When the weather is nice out, the lake is the place to be. From the resort, take a ride on Nelson’s Streetcar #23 (which stops right out front of the resort) and enjoy the ride to Lake Side Park. Here you can bask in the sun at the beach with other locals and visitors. For something a little different, Nelson Paddleboard & Kayak Rentals offers kayak and stand up paddle boards to rent right from the marina in front of the Prestige Lakeside Resort. Don’t forget to use your Prestige Rewards card for a 10% discount on rentals! Simply sign up for Prestige Rewards at the front desk, and enjoy the perks.
4. Experience White Water Rafting
Nelson Whitewater Rafting Co offers two different tours both enjoying the pristine wilderness of Nelson while discovering the beauty and the rapids of the Slocan River. The Facchina Rapids Whitewater tour is for ages 5 and up and takes you on class II & III rapids. Otherwise, for a more relaxing experience, enjoy a Scenic Float Tour to soak in the beautiful scenery of the West Kootenay by raft. Click here for more information.
5. Hike Pulpit Rock
A moderate hike for rewarding views over the town of Nelson. It is a steep climb (elevation gain of 330 meters) of 3.2 kilometers round trip which is sure to get the heart racing from early on. Luckily, the hike is surrounded by a canopy of trees which brings in much-welcomed shade along the trail. It is well maintained and well signposted and has a moderate rating but still kid and pet-friendly. The hike is well worth the incredible panoramic views from the top and is a must do hike when in Nelson.
6. Come for the snow season
Nelson is great year-round. If you plan to come in winter, Whitewater Ski Resort is around a 30-minute drive from the Prestige Lakeside Resort. It is renowned for powder with over 45 feet of it a year, providing for some of the best skiing and snowboarding in British Columbia. The resort boasts over three separate trail sections with various levels of difficulty, challenging beginners to the advanced. Additionally, the Nelson Nordic Club also offers amazing maintained trails for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. Click here for more details.
Nelson is regarded as one of the great hidden gems of the Kootenays and we could not agree more. If you have been here before, you know what we are talking about, and if you have not been here, make sure to enter our competition for this month to be in the running to win this amazing giveaway!
1. Like the photo labelled Prestige Property of the Month on our Instagram
2. Follow @PrestigeResorts on Instagram
3. TAG a friend who you would like to join you
4. TAG as many friends as you like for additional entries. No limit.
5. Want even more chances? Jump across to our Facebook page @PrestigeHotelsandResorts and REPEAT steps 1-4.
Winner will be announced on July 31st, 2019.
Competition fine print: Transportation to and from the hotel is not included in the prize package. The prize is not transferable and must be used within 12 months from the draw date. The winner must still be following Prestige Hotels and Resorts at the time of the draw to be eligible, otherwise, a redraw will be performed until a winner is found.
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