Kootenay Winter Kickoff

  • The Sentinel The Sentinel
  • 5278 Amundsen Rd, Kaslo, BC V0G 1M0
  • Ongoing package (5 days / 4 nights)
  • King Room - $800.00 Twin Shared Room - $800.00

About us

Welcome to Winter – Discover the Kootenay Difference

Join us during the Kootenay wide Winter Kickoff event! Come explore the region and participate in the local and regional events and promotions Nov. 22rd to Dec. 2rd.

Looking for a place to stay while you enjoy all the events and promotions? Why not stay on Kootenay Lake? Sauna and hot tub, luxury rooms, The Sentinel is excited to host you while you are here, so much so we are offering a Winter Kick-Off discount!

Four nights accommodation for the price of three! Enjoy all we have to offer at a great price. This package includes; organic gourmet breakfast, accommodation with lake and mountain views (King or Twin Room), hot tub and sauna, relaxing lodge feel. Just the promo code: “Winter” and get 4 nights for the price of 3!

Book an onsite massage, acupuncture, Chinese medicine treatment for an additional fee. 

The Sentinel Events 

  • Nov 24rd – Kootenay Hygge – Warming the Winter
  • More events to come!

Regional Events – See All Events Here 

  • Nov 22 – Banff Film Fest (Nelson)
  • Nov 23 – Kaslo Mountain Tales at Kaslo Hotel 
  • Nov 24 – NBC Funk Jam at Mike’s Pub
  • Nov 27 – Nelson Food Tour
  • Nov 28 – Nelson Mountain Tales @ Bloom
  • Nov 29 – Kaslo Food Tour and party at Angry Hen 
  • Nov 30 – Backyard Booty by KMC
  • Dec 1 – Brewery Crawl ending at Mike’s Pub


The retreat centre is warm, the rooms are lovely, the food and staff was great and the setting was soothing

Venue Highlights

The Sentinel is proud to be located on the shores of Kootenay lake with views of the stunning and powerful Purcell mountains. 180 º views from our Maloca a timber frame roundhouse where all our retreats and gatherings are held. We have breakout rooms and bodywork services such as acupuncture, reiki and massage available on site. Onsite gardens serve up the goodness we serve all our guests and the cedar hot tub and sauna are the perfect way to end your day in solitude or with friends.


  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Sauna
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Hot Tub
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • Yoga Studio

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Pescetarian
  • Ayurvedic
  • Includes Meat
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free


We offer an array of colourful, nourishing and well-balanced meals lovingly made by professional chefs and consciously sourced from our organic, on-property garden.
FARM TO TABLE The Sentinel produces its own organic fruits and vegetables which are supplemented by local organic gardens.
The earth is our foundation for health – we know that the tomato on your plate was planted and nourished to its full potential by us.

LOCALLY SOURCED Meats are free range organic and prepared from our own suppliers, honey is from local bee keepers and vegetables are from our garden and local providers. Experience the connection while walking through our gardens.

MADE WITH LOVE Our most important ingredient is the love of those that have grown and prepared your meal – so your body can be nourished and be able do the work that is needed to be done on the planet.


BREAKFAST: Our signature “This is not oatmeal” combinations of nature’s wellness berries including chia and goji berries –sesame seeds and dried fruits. Gluten-free. Farm fresh eggs of the day, served with freshly picked greens and herbs
Organic yogurts and honey & Applesauce muffins & Freshly baked bread every day

LUNCH: Fresh mixed garden salad, Quinoa lasagna with marinara sauce with Russian garlic and truffle oil

DINNER: Chicken Ancho (a specialty from our friends in Mexico) with roasted root vegetables & mixed grain salad OR our signature vegan curry with Sentinel garden pumpkin

TREATS: Peach cobbler


All our kings and shared twin rooms have stunning views of the lake and mountains like this one! Weather you are in a private luxurious king room or a shared twin, all our accommodation is clean and modern. Your ensuite has heated floors, a rain shower and amenities for your comfort. Fluffy white towels and crisp linens are waiting for you as you check into your room so you can relax and refresh.


When you see this sign you have arrived!
We are 50 minutes from Nelson BC and 15 minutes from Ainsworth Hot Spring & 7 minutes from Kaslo.

You can drive here from Vancouver in 9 hours and from Calgary in 8, these drives are beautiful in the summer time and especially if you are coming with a friend! Alternatively we are just a short 1 hour flight from either of these major cities, the closest airport is the Castlegar airport, which is 1.5 hours from our door!

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Kootenay Winter Kickoff

at The Sentinel

  • Ongoing


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