[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you’re feeling like a night out and are looking for somewhere to get a delectable meal, there are a number of options within a short driving distance from McKinley Beach. The local offerings aren’t just delicious, many...

McKinley Beach features urban living set against a beautiful rural background. Your backyard is rich with all the Okanagan amenities you could want; hiking & biking  trails, beachfront, a marina, outdoor gym, rock faces for climbing, etc. It’s truly a place that embraces the ‘natural...

In 2016, we opened the McKinley Beach private 92-slip Marina, we opened our show home at 3322 Shayler Road, construction began on multiple homes, roads were built, and Stages 1 & 2 lots were sold. It was a busy year with lots of development and...

The concept of making a new year’s resolution dates back to Babylonian times when people would make promises to various gods for the year to come. It was carried over later by the Romans in a similar fashion, filtered into medieval times, and sometime during...

Tis the season . . . for fun Christmas events! It’s well-known that Kelowna is a year-round festive city. With numerous markets, performances, shows, and christmas initiatives throughout this holiday season. We’d like to highlight just a few things you might enjoy doing in Kelowna...

There are a lot of reasons to move to McKinley Beach and the Okanagan Valley. Beautiful seasons, a variety of amenities year round, and a thriving small city filled with arts, culture, food, and festivals are just a few of those reasons. Many people relocate...

It’s that spooky time of year again, when the stores are stocked with candy, and costumes are encouraged. Every year, McKinley Beach runs the Creepy-Kelowna Contest; an online Halloween Costume Contest; but there are lots of other events to sink your teeth into this weekend...

Have you noticed a large amount of hollowed out orange-coloured vegetables showing up on people’s doorsteps? Have you been to your local grocery store and thought to yourself: “There sure is a lot of candy in here?” That’s right, it’s HALLOWEEN! It’s time to dress...

McKinley Beach is excited to announce the official release of Stage 3! Construction on homes in Stage 1 of McKinley Beach is well underway and the Western Hillside is being prepped for development as the community continues to expand. We’ve seen a lot of great activity,...

With the next stages of the McKinley Beach community underway, we encourage everyone to venture out and see how things are developing. Visit our new showhome, tour the site, check out the 92-slip marina, and walk the hiking and biking trails around the community to...

The McKinley Beach Community has beachfront cooking areas set up for resident’s use; whether it’s an evening by the campfire, the need to satiate a craving for s'mores, or a full out dinner under the stars on a crisp late-summer evening. This week we wanted...

McKinley Beach continues to be one of Kelowna’s hottest new development communities. With the first two phases completely sold, construction is well underway on a number of homes with residents looking forward to moving in later this year. With Summer in full swing, McKinley Beach isn’t...

    With summer in full swing here at McKinley Beach, it’s important to find ways to cool off, stay hydrated, and keep healthy. Fruit smoothies provide you with essential vitamins and minerals and are an easy way to nourish your body with essential nutrients. We’ve assembled five...

Earlier this year, Kelowna was named as being the fastest growing metropolitan area in Canada. With that in mind, it’s easy to see why the McKinley Beach development, Kelowna’s newest and only lakefront community nestled in the very heart of the Okanagan, has become so...

There really is no better time to build a home at McKinley Beach. The favourable Okanagan real estate market, a growing arts and culture district, and a vibrant technology sector that is attractive to both employers and employees are just a few of the reasons...

Since it was reported as the #1 sporting activity with the most first-time participants of any in North America in 2013, Stand Up Paddleboarding has continued to grow in popularity. It’s an easy sport to take part in and it comes with a number of...

The McKinley Beach community has a set of preferred building groups and custom home design guidelines to help achieve a balance between the natural location and stunning west coast architecture that compliments the unparalleled lake views. However, not all communities and locations have such guidelines and...

Welcome to the final part of ‘7 Steps to Building Your New Home’! If you missed the first two instalments you can find part 1 here and part 2 here. In past posts we’ve covered assembling your team, budgeting, planning and more. Now we move on to the...

The magical kingdom is about to get a little more magical for one family in Kelowna, as the Jones family wins a vacation to Disneyland California, thanks to local development community. KELOWNA, BC - Monday, May 9th, 2016 - "Happily Ever-Afters" don't just happen at Disneyland....

Spring in in full swing in the Okanagan and we’re already hitting some of those pre-summer high twenty days! Absolutely no question that we live in one of the best places on earth. With the changing of the seasons comes warmer weather, growth, and transformation,...

If you missed Part 1 of ‘7 Steps to Building Your New Home’, you can find it here. There are a lot of decision to make when building your new home and we hope this series will help you along the way. Without further ado ....

Building your new home isn’t just about creating the place where you will live. It’s a journey that draws from your personality, that defines your tastes and lifestyle, and creates a sense of accomplishment that will be seen for years to come. Like any journey...

The Okanagan Valley is a no-brainer summer destination thanks to high temperatures, numerous beaches, parks, festivals, and a diverse landscape that accommodates any number of activities. But what about the winter months? We’ve still got another month of winter here on the Valley floor and another...

Now everyone is settling into the New Year and fondly waiting for the snow to melt, we have another interview with one of our preferred building groups: Rykon Homes. Like all our preferred building groups, Rykon was selected due to their extensive experience and ingenuity in...

There are five preferred building groups who are lending their expertise to the McKinley Beach community. These builders were selected based on their experience, unique approach, and the undeniable skill that they bring to every project. This week we’d like to introduce you to Cassidy and...

As you’ve likely noticed, grocery stores are selling an inordinate amount of candy and large, orange, vandalized vegetables are beginning to show up in front of people’s houses. That’s right, it’s Halloween! Last year, we launched the first annual Creepy-Kelowna Contest which encouraged people to share...

The leaves are falling, covering streets with carpets of yellow and red, the nights are cooler, and only crazy people are still swimming in the lake. That’s right, it’s Fall in the Okanagan! Now that we’ve all recovered from an over abundance of turkey, let’s...

The McKinley Beach Sales Team isn’t just a group of real estate professionals. They’re not there to sell you on a property development or convince you that McKinley Beach is the ideal place for you to build a home. They’re a group of unique individuals...

“We Build Your Dream” - Link Custom Homes Each of the McKinley Beach preferred builders come with their own style and unique benefits to suit the tastes of any and all of the new community members. We had a chat with Calvin Link and the team...

AuthenTech Homes is one of five preferred builders tasked with building homes at the new McKinley Beach Community including the new show home which is currently under construction on site. The process of selecting preferred builders for the lakeside development was not undertaken lightly. “Each builder’s...

McKinley Beach represents all the amenities, promises, and potential of living in the Okanagan, in one place . . . The Okanagan Valley, nestled in British Columbia’s interior, boasts four distinct yearly seasons. Summers are hot and dry with over 2000 average hours of sunshine per...

The McKinley Beach community features almost a full kilometre of shared beachfront. The beach will also feature outdoor cooking areas that will be installed for beachfront barbecues alongside other conveniences and comforts. Okanagan temperatures, being as pleasant as they are throughout the year, present a great...

The vision for McKinley Beach is to bring about a sincere and authentic community that fuses modern urban living within a natural rural setting. It offers a chance to return to nature and the life values that come along with it. As such, there are...

The McKinley Beach Community is built around the concept of maintaining a naturally healthy lifestyle. This inevitably includes a well-balanced exercise routine. Out at McKinley Beach, we offer access to all kinds of natural exercise options including hiking, running, climbing, and swimming.
McKinley Beach is considered part of Kelowna’s ‘Undiscovered’ locations with beautiful panoramic views and a return to the natural lifestyle, close enough to the downtown core to be convenient, but far enough away to still be able to commune with nature.
It’s that time of year again. Roses are double the cost, every restaurant is booked up, and somewhere amidst the commercialization, love is in the air. That’s right, it’s Valentine’s Day!

While the Okanagan summer offers an unlimited array of activities throughout the valley, the winter months aren’t without their health benefits. Skiing and Snowboarding can burn up to 3,000 calories during six hours of skiing, you can lose up to five pounds of weight in...

The developers behind the McKinley Beach community wanted to make sure the construction companies charged with building the homes were of the highest quality and shared the vision for the development. "Each builder's work throughout the community was reviewed prior to approaching them - both for quality...

McKinley Beach invites you to get spooky this Halloween week with The Creepy-Kelowna Contest!  Simply enter on our Facebook page for a chance to win a $100 Gift Card to Boston Pizza for you and your family. All you need to do is comment on the...

With the nights getting darker, the temperature has begun to drop, and many people are probably already missing the summer heat. Fear not! There are still plenty of things to do in the Okanagan throughout the Fall seasons.  Here are some suggestions from the McKinley...

While developing the McKinley Beach community, we’ve heard a number of home buyers ask about interior design and decorating for their new homes. Whether you’re decorating a new home or redecorating your existing living space, we have the top 6 interior decorating tips to help...

Building your new home isn’t something to undergo lightly. You’re considering making an investment that will eventually provide you with happy memories and a great location. When building your new home, there are a number of things you’ll want to take into consideration and McKinley...

Ever want to get away from it all? Owning a vacation home isn’t just a great investment opportunity. It also provides the location, means, and opportunity for an escape from day to day life and to relax and spend time in a different world. There are many...

McKinley Beach is Kelowna’s newest beachfront community, embracing contemporary designs and combining it with a tranquil location that is both inviting and unique. For many people it’s a great area to build a new home but for other it’s the ideal location for a vacation...

Tomorrow is the final draw for the McKinley Beach Would You Rather contest. If you haven’t entered yet, there’s still time. Head over to the McKinley Beach Facebook page and comment on this week’s Would You Rather post. You’ll be entered to win a $75 gift...

Summer is a prime time to gather with family and friends, fire up the barbecue or campfire, cook up some exciting dishes to tantalize the taste-buds, and turn those summer nights into perfection. Outdoor chefs will be pleased to know that the McKinley Beach community...

For the next three weeks on the McKinley Beach Facebook page, we’re going to be asking you the question ‘Would You Rather’. By commenting on the contest post, participants will be entered into a draw for gift certificates from local businesses with prize draws happening...

The McKinley Beach community combines a desirable location with amenities and services culminating in a one-of-a-kind location that promotes a healthy and natural lifestyle. The summer months present a great opportunity to take advantage of our local amenities and locations in the Okanagan. Exercise is an...

The Okanagan summer temperatures have been known to venture into the high thirties making Kelowna not only a tourist destination but a great place to live. Combine those high temperatures with sandy beaches, a beautiful lake, local dining, and wineries and you’ve got a recipe...