While our units come with a kitchen and there is always our wonderful BBQ for making something special, there are those times when it's nice to have someone else do the cooking.

Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort Restaurant, Ainsworth

Angry Hen Brewing, Kaslo

The Bluebelle, Kaslo

Dock 'N' Duck Pub, Balfour

JB's Pub & Restaurant, Woodbury Creek

Kaslo Hotel Pub, Kaslo

Meadow Creek Bar and Grill, Meadow Creek

The Clubhouse Restaurant, Kaslo

The Rosewood Cafe, Kaslo

The Treehouse Restaurant, Kaslo


Kootenay Lake Tourism  Kootenay Lake Tourism

Ainsworth Hot Springs
Located just a two minute walk from Ainsworth Motel are the naturally hot Ainsworth Hot Springs, a great place to go for a relaxing dip no matter what the time of year. The Ainsworth Hot Springs feature a horseshoe shaped cave, where the darkness, mineral deposits and humidity combine for a most interesting hot springs experience. The main pool provides the perfect place to relax and enjoy some of the West Kootenay's majestic scenery: the Purcell Mountains and Kootenay Lake.

Balfour Golf Course
This 18 hole course is loaded with character and delivers breathtaking views of the Selkirk and Purcell Mountains. Designed by Les Furber, this course features dramatic elevation changes, large greens and excellent shot values-all which will make your experience at the Balfour Golf Course a memorable one.

Cody Caves
Cody Caves is a unique provincial park located in the Selkirk Mountains above Ainsworth Hot Springs. In the Cody Caves System, an underground stream flows for over a kilometre through ancient limestone. Visitors are provided with a one hour tour underground with a professional interpreter to view a spectacular array of formations such as stalactites, soda straws, waterfalls, flowstone, rimstone dams, stalagmites and draperies.

Granite Pointe Golf Course
Located in historic Nelson, Granite Pointe provides the golfer with breathtaking views of Kootenay Lake and Kokanee Glacier. Every hole offers a spectacular vista of the pristine natural wilderness. A camera in the golf bag is a must! The par 72 mountainside layout plays 6,209 yards from the championship tees and 5,138 yards from the front tees providing both a challenge to the experienced player and an enjoyable round for the beginning golfer.

Kaslo Kayak
Located in Kaslo, Kaslo Kayak offers kayak rentals, whitewater kayak lessons, and sea kayak lessons.

Kokanee Mountain Zipline
Sandwiched between a pair of picturesque provincial parks, their family-friendly tours offer spectacular views of surrounding mountain ranges and Kootenay Lake and Kokanee Creek Provincial Park down below. With nearly a mile of total ziplines, you’ll have ample opportunity to admire the scenery.

Kokanee Springs Golf Course
Take the free Kootenay Lake Ferry across scenic Kootenay Lake and then a short drive and you'll end up at the award winning Kokanee Springs Golf Resort. Kokanee Springs Resort is one of Canada's finest championship 18 hole courses. This graceful track, considered by many to be the flagship of Kootenay golf courses, resides in a magnificent mountain setting on Kootenay Lake. Every hole is framed by spectacular panoramic views of the Kokanee Glacier and surrounding area.

Whitewater Ski Resort
Of course if you visit in the winter you can't miss a day of skiing at powderful Whitewater Winter Resort.

Local History

Ainsworth Hot Springs

A Brief History of Ainsworth Hot Springs

S.S. Moyie and the Kootenay Lake Historical Society

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