Welcome to the Wine Capital of Canada; Oliver, British Columbia!
The community is well located only 25 minutes from all the amenities in Penticton and 20 minutes from the beach activities of Osoyoos. The town boasts its own hospital, gyms, outdoor pool and hockey rink.
Oliver also offers quite a few restaurants. Both in town and at the neighbouring wineries. Be sure to check out Terrafina Restaurant, The Burrowing Owl, and Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek for amazing cuisine and stunning vistas:
The downtown core of Oliver features two grocery stores, Buy-Low Foods and No Frills. Also located in Oliver are dollar stores, pizzerias, restaurants, bakeries, liquor stores, hair salons, Tim Hortons, Canadian Tire and Mark’s Work Wear House.
For nature lovers you will find numerous spectacular hike and biking trails, a small swimming-only lake, the Okanagan river to swim or fish, and a plethora of fruit stand orchards to get your vegetable quota for the day. The most prominent hike and bike trail being the Oliver Hike and Bike Trail. The trail is about 20 km long and paved for 10 kms.
Oliver’s mild winter is also a huge attractant to the area. With an average winter temperature of 5 degrees snowbirds flock. Snow usually melts instantly. But you can find snow if you want to! Mount Baldy Ski Resort is a great hill and is a mere half hour drive from Oliver. Mount Baldy also boasts some of the most affordable skiing in the area. If you prefer a hill with a little more happening head to Apex Ski Resort, about an hour drive from Oliver.
Families are delighted with the schools in Oliver. There are two elementary schools to encompass the area of the Town you live in; Tuc-el-Nuit Elementary School and Oliver Elementary School. The South Okanagan Secondary School is newly rebuilt with an auditorium. The school offers an abundance of classes and sporting activities.
Exciting new developments such as The District Wine Village, Riverside Place and Oliver Heights are adding to the attraction of Oliver:
Oliver is a spot you don’t want to miss on your vacation or to enjoy for years to come! We at South Okanagan Rentals manage many properties in the Oliver area. If you are needing assistance to manage your rental investment or searching for a rental do not hesitate to contact us, we are happy to help!