Why Mara Lake?
Nestled in central British Columbia’s North Okanagan Valley, Mara Lake is a prime family recreational area connected to the world famous Shuswap Lake.
Mara Lake has vast natural beauty with an abundance of recreational opportunities both on and off the lake. The lakes is warm, quiet and clean with boating access to Shuswap Lake and its 1200km’s of beautiful shore line nestled amongst the popular Monashee Mountains offering breathtaking views in every direction.
Mara Lake offers the perfect climate with excellent fishing, swimming, water sports, horseback riding, hiking and all the winter activities with some of North America’s best ski hills found close by (Revelstoke, Big White and Silver Star Mountain Resorts).
This 1943 hectare fresh water lake is located immediately south of the community of Sicamous in Shuswap Country and is 25 & 40 minutes away from the beautiful cities of Salmon Arm and Vernon, BC respectively. Mara Lake is also easy to find with convenient access to the Trans Canada Highway and #97A and is less than an 90 minutes away from a major airport (Kewlona).
The warm lake is fed from the Monashee Mountains through the Shuswap River at the southern end of Mara Lake which supplies clean, fresh water for all your recreational needs.
Mara Lake is navigable from Shuswap Lake which is a hugely popular boating area, and in addition to Mara
Provincial Park its shores include the Mara Point Site of Shuswap Lake Marine Provincial Park and many other must see parks.
Located only 464 km (5 hours) from Calgary, 764 km (8 hours) from Edmonton and 436 km (5 hours) from Vancouver, Mara Lake’s Hummingbird Beach Resort has been developed and marketed as the rebirth of the classic lakefront cottage community offering a cottage or cabin experience of days gone by verses the hustle and bustle of the larger lakes in the area.
Due to its unique location, Hummingbird Beach Resort was designed to harkens back to the classic cottage lakefront experience that so many of us remember from our younger years. “This is one of those places that families will long for and look forward to returning with their families as each summer comes and goes”.
Hummingbird Beach Resort offers 81 cottages/cabins found on 9.5-arce with over 600 feet of beautiful south west facing, sandy beach access to one of the world “jewels” tucked away from the busyness of life.