Windermere is located on Windermere Lake, in the Rocky Mountain Trench and is a beautiful spot surrounded by mountains. It is situated on Highway 93 & 95, 16 km (10 mi.) north of Fairmont Hot Springs and 8 km (5 mi.) south of Invermere. The lake is the focal point, with cabins and year-round homes dotting the lakeshore.
Windermere Lake and Windermere are popular summer resort spots, as well as winter skiing havens. Recreation includes boating, fishing, sailing, sail boarding, swimming, kayaking and whitewater rafting, hiking, biking, down hill and cross country skiing.
Motels, campgrounds, RV Parks and a bed and breakfast are available in Windermere, and the surrounding area abounds with things to do.