About the Shuswap

Fresh air. Deep, warm indigo lake. Wide open skies. The antidote to the stresses of everyday life. The Shuswap, regarded as the most desirable lakefront recreation area in BC, is home to exceptional four-season recreation. Summer means endless boating and water activities on one of Canada’s warmest lakes, championship golf and great fishing. In the winter, enjoy legendary snowmobiling or excellent Okanagan skiing and sledding at the many local mountains. It’s the ideal setting for adventure, reflection and relaxation.

An Exceptional Opportunity

Shuswap Lake is one of the most sought after areas to own lakefront property in BC. It’s one of the warmest bodies of water in Canada, maintaining an average temperature of 21 degrees Celsius from June to September, which makes it ideal for swimming and water sports. The Shuswap’s clear, warm waters are surrounded by over 1,000 kilometers of pristine shoreline featuring waterfalls and one of North America’s longest freshwater fishing piers. This is a rare opportunity to own your piece of a paradise with 5 star amenities and service at your fingertips.

Endless Summer Fun

The Shuswap is synonymous with endless summer fun. The 20 local lakes and streams are ideal for fishing, and whether you’re power boating, sailing, jet skiing, or exploring the shoreline in your kayak, your private dock at Carmel Beach makes for easy access. You can also hit the links in minutes at several 18-hole championship courses, including the new Talking Rock course that meanders through a sandy forested setting and ends with a breathtaking hole along the shoreline.

Winter Wonderland

In the wintertime, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy. Hit the slopes at the many first class Okanagan resorts, just over an hour’s drive away or try sledding, snowshoeing or cross country skiing at the many local mountains. Dust off the snowmobiles and explore the surrounding mountains–this region is known for having some of the best snowmobiling terrain around. And when the day is done, cozy up next to your fireplace and enjoy the warmth of your luxury private retreat.

Local Amenities

At Carmel Beach you’ll have easy access to several small towns, the largest of which is Salmon Arm with a population of 16,000. This quaint city has all the urban amenities you’ll need, including grocery stores, restaurants and cafes, boutique shops, a library and medical facilities.

Close to Home

The Shuswap area is close to Western Canada’s major city centres. It’s a scenic five and half hours drive from Calgary, eight hours from Edmonton, four and a half hours from Vancouver or just over an hour from Kelowna. Carmel Beach is nestled on a private bend of beach on the southeast end of Shuswap Lake on Blind Bay, and is easily accessible by floatplane.