Canada’s most anticipated resort opens its doors

After 22 months of construction and $122 million in development costs, Sparkling Hill Resort in British Columbia officially opened in May. Carved into a granite hillside, this stunning feat of design and construction incorporates the latest in building technology. Owned by Gernot Langes Swarovski, patriarch of the famed Austrian Crystal family it contains the distinctive design components of Swarovski Crystal of Wattens Austria. The European-influenced resort is styled with an organic and modern flair. Cool colours, natural fibres and creative uses of $10 million in Swarovski Crystal elements provide an atmosphere of calm and serenity. The stunning and expansive views of Lake Okanagan and the Monashee Mountains are at the heart of the resort’s design and construction.