Lake Okanagan welcomes first lakeside condo-resort to Vernon, BCStrand Lakeside Resort resort-residences now open
For Immediate Release
July 02, 2008
VERNON, BC: Strand Lakeside Resort, Vernon’s most luxurious lakefront
resort with beachfront facilities, is now open as a four season
destination facility on Lake Okanagan. SL Resort Management Corporation
(SLR) has engaged an experienced resort manager, Bellstar Hotels &
Resorts, to manage and operate Strand.
Strand promises to offer Vernon’s premier lakeside condo-resort experience through Bellstar’s multi-faceted resort management and operations program.
Al Penner, a principal with SLR says “It is a distinct pleasure to bring a world class destination resort to the Vernon area. The superior quality of finishing proves that the Okanagan is home to many fine trades and craft people. We have every confidence that Bellstar will provide services equal to the quality of construction.”
“Strand Lakeside Resort promises to be a luxurious escape for families on Lake Okanagan for many years to come,” says Ed Romanowski, President & CEO of Bellstar.
"The Vernon area is fortunate to have attracted new investments in higher end resorts,” says Tourism Marketing Leader for Tourism Greater Vernon, Michelle Jefferson. “The opening of Strand Lakeside Resort adds another dimension to our accommodation mix and expands the choices we can now offer our visitors."
The first phase of Strand Resort includes 1, 2, and 3-Bedroom condos set on the shores of Lake Okanagan. Each of the 104 units are fully furnished, spacious and ideal for week-long stays. The condos feature professionally-designed custom furnishings and accessories, including a full kitchen with high end appliances and granite countertops, a wine fridge, indoor/outdoor gas fireplace, balconies/patios, a full dining and sitting room and separate bedrooms. Common services and amenities include full-service concierge, private sandy beach access, a marina with 51 slips, a swimming pool and hot tub, roof top amenities with panoramic views of the lake and valley, and a stunningly landscaped courtyard, complete with fire pit and water feature.
Bellstar manages and develops destination resorts and boutique hotels in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains and in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley and Coastal Regions. Bellstar has been retained to facilitate the interior furniture and décor design and procurement and rental operations, marketing and property management. www.bellstar.ca
For more information on Strand Lakeside Resort visit www.strandresort.com
Media Relations/Marketing Specialist
Bellstar Hotels & Resorts