Observatory Bed and Breakfast in Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada | Bed and Breakfast | Guest House | Guest Rooms
Jack & Alice Newton offer world-class astronomy-theme Bed & Breakfast accommodations in their Observatory Bed and Breakfast from May through early October in Osoyoos in British Columbia in Canada. Osoyoos lays claim to dark, clear skies amidst beautiful surroundings. The Observatory B&B in B.C.?s south Okanagan is the perfect destination for anyone seeking the ultimate in comfort and relaxation.
Our beautiful astronomy-theme Observatory Bed and Breakfast offers superb views, not only of nearby Lake Osoyoos and the charming town below, but of the clear heavens above in British Columbia. A stay with us includes (weather permitting, of course), an introductory tour of the night skies through a 16-inch computer-controlled telescope housed in our roof-top observatory and morning observing of the Sun through H-alpha filters. Your tour guide is world-renowned amateur astronomer Jack Newton, who has traveled the world speaking to thousands of "kids" from 8 to 80 about our marvellous universe. Caution: his enthusiasm is infectious!
All of our Guest Rooms have panoramic views over Lake Osoyoos as well as private baths. Guest Rooms all have level entrances. Amenities also include in-room satellite TV, terry robes, a large DVD lending library, and complimentary coffee & tea.
Area Attractions include golfing and superb wine touring. Osoyoos has been dubbed the " Napa (or Palm Springs ) of the North", and offers a wide range of wineries and orchards. Families can enjoy boating, fishing, water-skiing, or swimming in Canada 's warmest lake. Other popular activities at our doorstep include biking, hiking, horseback riding and even gold panning! The Desert Centre offers a fascinating glimpse into the flora and fauna unique to Canada 's only pocket desert. The Nk'Mip Cultural Centre has daily tours and programs focusing on the land, the legends and the aboriginal people of the area.