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VERNON, BRITISH COLUMBIA, March 3, 2008 – Set to open in May 2008, The Outback is the Okanagan’s first and only waterfront vacation home resort rental community. Tucked on 60-acres of woodlands on the shores of Okanagan Lake, The Outback offers guests an exclusive vacation experience complete with a private beach and marina, pool, hot tubs, tennis courts and fitness centre.

The Outback’s gives vacationers the flexibility to choose from over 40 vacation properties ranging from two to three bedroom cottages, cabins and townhomes to spectacular, architecturally-unique private Ridge Homes as large as 4000 square feet with uninterrupted views of Okanagan Lake. Inspired by the breathtaking surroundings, all of the properties feature stunning accents of heavy timbers and local rockwork. No matter where guests choose to stay, they can have the option of complete privacy for an uninterrupted holiday, or choose from a wide variety of activities available.

Neighbouring Ellison Provincial Park, The Outback is located a 35-minute drive from Kelowna International Airport and a short 15-minute drive from downtown Vernon. Offering a host of year-round activities for all ages and interests from biking and hiking to skiing and snowboarding, the region also boasts some of the finest golf courses including the award-winning Predator Ridge Golf Resort with 27 championship holes in a unique blend of open, links-style and traditional tree-lined fairways.  

From June 27 through August 31, 2008, the Outback Resort is offering a special Family Summer Vacation Package.  The 7-night package includes deluxe accommodation, 7-days moorage in the marina, full use of all resort facilities and morning Kids Day Camp program. The Family Summer Vacation package is priced starting at $2419.00 USD plus taxes. For more information or to make reservations, call The Outback reservations line at 1-877-546-5005 or visit

Boutique Hotels & Resorts of British Columbia delivers unique experiences in iconic destinations around British Columbia. Specializing in upscale hotels, lodges and resorts, the Boutique Hotels & Resorts collection includes the new Cove Lakeside Resort in Westbank and The Oswego Hotel in Victoria, Nita Lake Lodge in Whistler and the upcoming Outback Resort in Vernon, Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet, L’Hermitage Hotel in Vancouver and The Watermark Beach Resort in Osoyoos. For more information, visit


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