Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort
Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort lies in the traditional home lands of the Ktunaxa (pronounced ‘K-too-nah-ha’) people. Since time immemorial the Ktunaxa people have utilized this site as a place for ...
Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort lies in the traditional home lands of the Ktunaxa (pronounced ‘K-too-nah-ha’) people. Since time immemorial the Ktunaxa people have utilized this site as a place for healing. After battle, warriors would soak in the spirit waters (nupika wu’u) to ease the wounds sustained in the fight to defend this beautiful territory. Those living with other ailments such as arthritis would utilize the hot pool to find some relief to their pain.
The Lower Kootenay Band brings a unique First Nation brand to the hospitality industry. We continue to strive for excellence in customer service & wish to make your stay as memorable as possible. The Hot Springs that are nestled into the mountain side along the shores of Kootenay Lake have been good medicine for many years. We invite you to visit soon and experience the power of nature.
Ainsworth Hot Springs
The Ainsworth Hot Springs have been healing visitors with their soothing and relaxing water for hundreds of years. Located in the heart of the Kootenay Mountain range, our hot springs consist of warm mineral waters in a natural cave and pool, providing multiple experiences to meet your family’s needs.
The Ktunaxa Grill offers an exceptional dining experience, conveniently located at Ainsworth Hot Springs. With its sumptuous cuisine, stunning mountain backdrop, and friendly service, this Kootenay restaurant is truly a hidden gem.
Spirit Water Spa
The Spirit Water Spa offers guests the option of enhancing the full experience of relaxation that goes with a soak in the warm mineral waters of the Ainsworth Hot Springs. Rebalancing massage offers clients gentle joint release and smoothing of tissues surrounding muscles. Body wraps made from local wild-harvested plants can enhance the relaxing and healing experience of a massage.
The hotel at Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort offers comfortable accommodation with an array of room options and amenities that are designed to help you experience this historic site in an unforgettable way. Your stay at the resort includes complimentary access to the Hot Springs pools and cave.
The Nasookin Room offers an ideal setting for small Meetings and Retreats. This room can accommodate up to 40 people. After the meeting/retreat, relax and soak in the Hot Springs Pool and Cave. Dine in the Ktunaxa Grill and enjoy fresh, local, indigenous inspired cuisine. Then retire in a comfortable accommodation overlooking Kootenay Lake and the Purcell Mountains.