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From breathtaking hikes, world-class golf to powder skiing – you’ll find unforgettable communities and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

SANCTUARIES
Whether you stay a weekend or a week, you’ll find everything that makes BC and the Rockies special, in one region.

SOCIAL THERAPY
Soak in a social experience that rejuvenates the soul and join locals as they share the best things to do in the region.

Welcome to the Columbia Valley

It’s time to unwind.

Less than a 3-hour drive from Calgary, the Columbia Valley is the perfect escape and cure for City Stress Condition™. Away from the traffic, the noise and the deadlines, the Columbia Valley is filled with Natural Hot Springs, hiking, and world-class golfing and skiing. Whether you come for a short visit, or get a coveted vacation home on one of our beautiful lakes, you’re sure to fall in love.

The Columbia Valley BC is made up of several small communities, including Radium Hot Springs, Fairmont Hot Springs, Invermere on the Lake, and Panorama Mountain Resort. We offer view after stunning view, and the friendliest community who want to welcome you to your home away from home!

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COLUMBIA VALLEY COMMUNITIES

Columbia Valley, British Columbia is home to dozens of hotels and resorts that exist for one purpose only – to pamper you, further the healing process, and restore peace and calm to your life.

A year-round destination with three
golf courses and the largest
natural hot springs in all of Canada.

Featuring the renowned Fairmont
Hot Springs Lodge and Spa
and adventure around every corner.

Another of the Columbia Valley's true year-round havens for fun and relaxation, it features no less than three stunning golf courses, and the largest natural hot springs in all of Canada – their crystal clarity has made them a legendary attraction for over 100 years. Slip into their soothing warmth, and let them dissolve stress, and wash away worries, while you gaze through the steam at stunning panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains. While there is plenty of choice when it comes to accommodation—at the heart of the community is the charming, full-service 140-room Fairmont Hot Springs Lodge and Spa. For the adventurous, there is guided horseback riding, mountain biking, white water rafting, all-terrain vehicle touring, snowmobiling and fishing all within easy striking distance.

FAIRMONT HOT SPRINGS

FAIRMONT HOT SPRINGS

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One of Canada's most popular ski
and golf resorts in the heart of
BC's famous Powder Highway.

Panorama Mountain Resort features
the world-famous Greywolf Golf
Course, breathtaking alpine hiking,
biking, ATV-ing and whitewater rafting.

Panorama is one of Canada's most popular ski and golf resorts. Right in the heart of BC's famous "Powder Highway", winter offers downhillers lots of snow, hours and hours of sunshine, and one of North America's longest vertical descents. At the base is our ski in/ski out family-focused village, complete with a variety of hotel rooms, shops and restaurants. Surrounded by some of the most breathtaking mountain scenery anywhere, the world-famous Greywolf Golf Course at Panorama Mountain Village draws golfers from every corner of the globe. There's always lots for the whole family to share—along with alpine hiking. biking or ATV-ing in the mountains or white-water rafting on the beautiful blue-green waters of Toby Creek.

PANORAMA MOUNTAIN RESORT

PANORAMA MOUNTAIN RESORT

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There's something for everyone -
from quaint village cafe's to elegant
dining featuring plenty of
locally-raised and grown foods, and
award-winning BC wines and beers.

Enjoy a variety of events, festivals,
and markets throughout the year.

From Hot Springs and Spas, to a latte or light lunch in a quaint village café, to an authentic European-style dinner in elegant surroundings, to excellent pizzas to go – there's something for everyone. For a quiet evening in, you'll find well-stocked stores with locally-raised and grown foods, and award-winning BC wines and beers. Throughout the year, there's no shortage of community events, festivals, and farmer's markets. For all styles of accommodations and relaxation, we've got you covered—without breaking your budget.

RADIUM HOT SPRINGS

RADIUM HOT SPRINGS

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The little mountain town of Invermere On The Lake is another sure-fire cure for the City Stress Disorder™ that ails you. How could it not be with its breathtaking lake, relaxing atmosphere and laid-back boutiques, galleries, art studios, book, grocery and specialty stores.

INVERMERE ON THE LAKE

INVERMERE
ON THE LAKE

Another sure-fire cure for the City
Stress Disorder™ that ails you -
with its breathtaking lake, relaxing
atmosphere and laid-back boutiques,
to galleries, art studios, and its
book, grocery and specialty stores.

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THINGS TO DO

We’ve got hot springs to soak away the stress, golf courses to drive away worries, and lakes to wash off the status quo. Columbia Valley is waiting for you!

Where is the Columbia Valley?

City Stress Condition™ Relief Guide

If you’d like a regular source of inspiration on ways to unwind in our beautiful little Valley, jot down a few key pieces of information here, and we’ll keep you in the loop.

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