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What We Love

  • Daily breakfast is included in the Jetsetter rate
  • KurSpa’s Ice Lab cold sauna is the only one of its kind in North America
  • Seven different sauna and steam rooms plus indoor and outdoor swimming pools are free for hotel guests

What To Know

  • The closest airport is in Kelowna, a 25-minutes drive north
  • The resort is geared toward adults
  • If you want to get around to see the Vernon area while visiting resort, consider renting a car. But staying put is absolutely do-able

Amenities

  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Golf
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Room Service
  •  Spa
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Overview

A mountaintop resort dripping in 3.5 million Swarovski crystals and home to one of North America’s top spas

The Look

Chiseled into a mountaintop above British Columbia’s Okanagan Lake, this 152-room, wellness-focused retreat radiates light through the 3.5 million Swarovski crystals ($10 million worth) integrated into everything from light fixtures to the swimming pool. The sparkling scene is spectacularly set in the three-story glass atrium, which is festooned with more than 90 uniquely shaped pieces of glass to replicate a huge crystal. Inside, the space drips with the real deal, in the form of shimmering chandeliers hung from ascending tiers and crystal-embedded handrails.

Bed & Bath

This isn’t one of those themey resorts where the expensive design elements peter out once you leave the public spaces and enter your guestroom. You can feel the energy pulsating from the wall embedded with triangular crystals and the built-in crystal “fireplace,” a flame-mimicking sculpture that glows a fiery red. But the bling isn’t even the highlight of these spacious digs; the views are, especially from the window-wall fronting the freestanding tub (which stands beneath a crystal-studded ceiling, natch).

Beyond

While most spas are all about the beige (zzzz…) the resort’s 40,000-square-foot KurSpa has left that dated concept in the dust; it may well be the most visually stunning spa in Canada. The space is refreshingly vibrant, with jewel tones popping off of sunlit spaces, like the seemingly liquid, bright turquoise glass doors behind which a veritable army of therapists offer more than 100 treatments. Among the unique treatments offered is cryotherapy, in North America’s first cold sauna, dubbed Ice Lab; the temp dips to -166˚ F, which activates biochemical, hormonal and immune modulatory processes that boost the nervous and circulatory systems.

How to Get There

Sparkling Hill Wellness Resort and Spa
888 Sparkling Place
Vernon, V1H2K7 Canada

Reviews

Girls weekend - yearly event
Brandi L

What a lovely place to recharge and unwind I say try the spa services while you are there, best facial and lavender massage :)

Beutiful place for relaxation and nature
Rockrobbie

Spent 3 days relaxing at this resort after a business meeting. It is very remote but very first class. The spa is excellent as are the views. Golf is spectacular with fantastic views. If you love to walk in the nature this is your place

Fabulous
louiseanne6

Love this place going back soon !!! Had a wonderful few days last week celebrating and just wonderful food and the spa is amazing the perfect place to go to unwind and relax
The scenery is amazing and the staff cannot do enough to make your stay five star