RIDE THE FACCHINA RAPIDS!
Welcome to Nelson Whitewater Rafting Co.
Fun for all ages. Join us as we guide you into the pristine wilderness of Nelson, British Columbia, and Kootenay region, while you discover the beauty and the rapids of the Slocan River.
Established in 2010 – Nelson Whitewater Rafting Co. is your first choice for rafting in the Kootenays.
Certified guides, quality rafting equipment, safety oriented, professional and fun!
Get Out of Town!
Relax on a private and peaceful 3 acre forested setting, near the pristine Slocan River in Winlaw. Our deluxe vacation rental has an open plan living & kitchen area and sleeps 8. It has 3 bedrooms, a sleeping loft, 2 large full bathrooms and a veranda. It has a large fenced yard with a private brick patio, BBQ, waterfall, fish pond and gardens. The home is complete with excellent kitchen and laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi. It is great for groups and families ! All you need to bring is your groceries.
Check out our excellent website! It has slideshows of the home and area, rates, reviews and an availability calendar. Winlaw has: 4 good restaurants, 2 grocery stores, biking trails, live music and a beautiful river to swim in. It’s a great place to find some peace and quiet, and explore nature’s beauty.
We live on the property and have provided excellent service to our guests, since 2012. You can expect genuine Canadian hospitality and no booking fees. We offer wheelchair accessibility and extra amenities for children and the elderly. Call Pam or David at 1-250-226-7647 to book ahead. We accept: credit cards, cash and e-Transfers.
Established in 1898, the Hume is a restored historic, full-service hotel located on the corner of Vernon and Ward Street. All guest rooms have been tastefully renovated and are equipped with modern conveniences while paying homage to our rich history.
Inside our walls you can expect to find Aura Spa & Salon, the General Store Family Restaurant, Mike’s Place Pub, the Library Lounge, the Spiritbar, Banquets & Catering and our Liquor Boutique. This full-service hotel features a free full hot made-to-order breakfast for all room guests every morning. In 2017, we put the finishing touches on a 12 year renovation where no two rooms are quite the same.
Our greatest asset? Our team of dedicated staff of course. We are Nelson’s unique, character property with something for everyone. You can expect wide hallways, spacious rooms, extraordinary woodwork and that special sense of nostalgia that has defined our town over a century. Come and enjoy an authentic taste of Nelson’s hip heritage. The Hume Hotel & Spa – Antique. Chic. Boutique.
The Best Western Baker Street Inn & Convention Center is located on the foot of historic Baker Street.
Business travelers will be pleased to know that we offer free high speed internet while families should make note that kids stay free. Besides 70 comfortable guest rooms, other amenities include banquet facilities, Jacuzzi suites, hot tub, fitness room, flat screen TVs, microwaves, fridges, guest computer, room service and plenty of parking. Visit our website or call for more detail on the excellent ski and golf packages we have to offer.
Recently, we just opened up our new modern Italian restaurant, Marzano. We embarked on a trip to Naples, Italy in 2017. We enrolled in a one week course from one of the most revered, legendary pizzaiolas, Enzo Coccia, to understand the tradition and methods behind preparing the dough and working the forno. The course was rewarding and eye opening as we learned a century-old hand stretching dough techniques and simple authentic recipes. In addition to these well-guarded methods, we discovered the beauty of pure, fresh ingredients. The San Marzano tomato is a cornerstone ingredient that the locals take pride in as it is native only to the rich volcanic soil of the area. We were inspired by this and felt we needed to take the same care in selecting our ingredients, hence the name, Marzano as an homage to quality and authenticity.
We welcome you to come check out Nelson’s new restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week.
Located at the Prestige Lakeside Resort. Santosha Spa is an escape form the hustle and bustle of every day life. It is where therapeutic massage and premium spa services come together on the shores of Kootenay Lake. We invite you to retreat into our cozy atmosphere and enjoy an array of specialized products and services from our skilled professionals. It is our intention to offer quality holistic care as well as beauty treatments for a complete wellness experience. There is free parking and all the amenities that the hotel offers for your convenience.
West Coast Grill has the best patio in town, overlooking the lake and marina! Our concept is a West Coast style food with a strong focus on locally sourced ingredients throughout a diverse menu for all ages. Our menu has a variety of gluten free and vegetarian dishes as well. Come visit us, it will be a pleasure to serve you!
We have 17 beers on tap, a selection of BC wines and a great Happy Hour. We offer murder mystery dinners for groups! Come down to the lake side of Nelson!
Our Annual events:
Mid-February : Appetite for Art – Food and Art evening (Nelson & District Arts Council fundraiser)
June 16th 2019: Master Shucker & Caesar Throwdown (oyster shucker and caesar competition) on the patio.
September 21st 2019 : Kutenei Oktoberfest – Beer and food festival
With its waterfront location conveniently located within walking distance to downtown, the Prestige Lakeside Resort in Nelson offers the best of both worlds. Relax in the resort’s greenspace and enjoy the view of the Kootenay lake and Selkirk mountains, or enjoy nearby water activities such as kayaking or boating. Guests are also encouraged to borrow our complimentary bikes, sporting equipment, board games and beach toys for added enjoyment.
101 guestrooms are offered in the resort with a large variety of room types to suit every traveler’s need. On site dining options include West Coast Grill, Vault Sports Lounge and Juniper’s Bistro. The resort also features an indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, and can accommodate meetings and events for up to 425 people.
The resort is also home to the Santosha Spa where guests of the hotel receive 10% off select treatments (massage, and mani/pedis only, and excludes packages or other current specials) when they show their room key. Learn more about the spa by watching their promotional video.
✓Convention Centre ✓Spa ✓Salon ✓Pool ✓Hot Tub ✓Restaurant ✓Complimentary Wifi ✓Fitness Room ✓Marina
We’re proud to say that our hotel is dog-friendly! A limited number of rooms are designated for dogs, so please call us directly at 250-352-7222 to inquire about rates and availability.
Sail Nelson offers certified courses that are recognized around the world. Sail Nelson is also able to provide personalized training to meet your boating needs. We have an Aloha 28 and a San Juan 24 in our fleet so adventurists of all levels can discover the pure, natural exhilaration of sailing. Feel free to get in touch today and we can assess your needs and find a boating solution that works for you!
We are a furniture, mattress and appliance retailer in Nelson. We carry furniture from Ashley, Palliser, El Ran and more. Sleep sets from Simmons Beautyrest, Sealy, Tempur Pedic and King Koil. And appliances from Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Amana, Samsung, GE and Bosch, with more brands on the way. We price match. Free local delivery on all mattress and furniture purchases over $500.00, and on large appliance orders. Barry’s been in the appliance business for 25 years, and is willing to share his experience.
The full moon is rising! Kootenai Moon Furniture stands proud in the heart of Baker Street, as Nelson’s Furniture Boutique.
Kootenai Moon Furniture is the local place to discover unique contemporary furniture; sofas, loveseats and chairs in sumptuous fabrics and noble leathers, dining and bedroom furniture, free standing electric fireplaces, outdoor furniture, luxurious Egyptian cotton and bamboo bed linens and towels, and out of the ordinary home décor. Our 6000 sq. ft. boutique emanates colors, textures, luxury, comfort and beauty. Kootenai Moon is a destination for furnishings with global influences, for your home, condo, cabin, lake house, or office. Customer relationships are important to us. We believe that by providing services and products to our families, our friends, our neighbors, and visitors to the Kootenays, we can contribute to the well-being of our communities. Visit us, or check out our website.
Find out what’s going on in Nelson, BC for kids! Nelson Kids makes it easy and fun to find activities, events, and resources for kids and families in the Nelson area.
Brittanya is an Alberta RMT (not BC registered) offering deep tissue, relaxation, and hot stone massage in Nelson BC. She also teaches private yoga sessions! Brittanya integrates multiple modalities into her treatments and believes that the body must be relaxed in order to do deep massage work. She primarily uses myofascial release and slow deep work to unwind tension and tightness.
Please note that some plans cover treatments, while many don’t. Please feel free to send a message to find out if your plan covers these massages!
CGW Plumbing and Heating meets all your residential and commercial needs! We now do drain cleaning and are equipped with a locator and camera snake. We offer 24 hour emergency service.
Oxygen Art Centre is a multi-disciplinary arts center located in Nelson, British Columbia. Oxygen Art Centre provides space and time for the work, talk and community necessary for artists. As a center for practicing artists and writers, our activities include exhibitions, literary events, classes and visual, literary and performance residencies.
The Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) administers and manages arts and culture granting programs on behalf of the Columbia Basin Trust.
Here you will find information on the annual arts and culture funding programs, contacts for local arts councils in the Columbia Basin, lists of arts, culture and heritage projects that have been funded by the Trust through the CKCA, arts links to funders and arts, culture and heritage resources, and an on-line art gallery showcasing the work of Basin artists.
Owned and operated by Kathryn Gardner, KDG Photography’s mission is to help small business owners, entrepreneurs and artists leverage the Kootenay lifestyle by supporting them in building a successful business.
Kathryn creates professionally crafted photographs that tell your story, showcase your products and services, and helps you connect with your clients. Photographic sessions are available at KDG Photography Studio located in downtown Nelson, BC or on location.
Services offered include:
- Assessment of Current Marketing Imagery
- Business Portraits & Headshots
- Sales & Portfolio Images
- The Visual Story
- Social Media Imagery
The Nelson location has been in operation since 2002. From day one we at OK Tire have worked hard to deliver great value combined with great service and honest advice to customers like you. Joseph Fritz has 33 years of experience in automotive service and is proud to call OK Tire home.
Kokanee Physiotherapy and Sports Medicine Clinic, keeping Nelson and the surrounding area moving for over 30 years.
Offering quality care by highly skilled staff in a comfortable setting.
Our goal is to promote healthy active living, treat and prevent injuries and enhance independent living.
Physiotherapy treatments involve a number of different treatment techniques to reduce pain and dysfunction, to promote health, and keep people moving.
DHC Communications Inc. is a technology integrator servicing the East and West Kootenays from Nelson and Cranbrook.
DHC Communications provides complete technology integration including Business telephone systems, structured cabling for computers and telephones, low voltage electrical systems, Microwave wireless installation, Computer networks, CAT5e, CAT6 & fiber optic communications cabling, Security alarm systems, Access control, CCTV camera systems and Automation controls. We are fully licensed, bonded and insured.
Tu-Dor has been a Nelson fixture for decades, under new ownership since 2015.
Full-Service Locksmith, including mobile. We also offer sharpening services (knife, skates, scissors), engraving, bear spray, door hardware, electronic and high security locks, automotive chip keys, vehicle ignition and door lock repair and rebuild, and a wide variety of personal convenience and safety products in store. Stop in and browse our selection of LED flashlights, kitchen knives, pocket/belt knives, and more.
Covet interiors is a boutique interior design and styling studio servicing the West Kootenays and beyond.
Environment informs behavior and Covet Interiors works hand-in-hand with our clients to develop a healthy relationship with their homes feeling comfortable, inspired, and embraced. We believe each project is individual to the client, not to our signature. We work with the client to develop their taste and align them with their daily routines and habits – rendering a personal style.
We have established relationships with a range of trusted trades and artisans in the industry who we collaborate with to ensure we not only meet but exceed your expectations.