Welcome to Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Whistler is magnetic. From the breathtaking alpine playground to the endless options of the Village, its diverse offering of rugged West Coast beauty, passionate community and unrivalled selection of refined experiences mean that here, no two visits are alike. The legendary resort town is just a two-hour drive from Vancouver, in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia. Whistler is a permanent fixture on bucket lists around the world with amenities for discerning travellers and undaunted athletes alike. This place proves that bad-ass and world-class are not mutually exclusive. When you come here, you feel it in your soul.

About Whistler

The pedestrian only Whistler Village is the beating heart of a social community where locals bring their up-for-anything attitude to every shop, restaurant and gathering place – its energy is palpable. For those in search of calmer moments, the buzzing hub of the Village is also a haven for physical rejuvenation and quiet reflection. Whether you find it in the therapeutic baths of the spa, the inspiring artwork of the museum or the dimmed lights of a five-star restaurant, is up to you. From the cultural to the culinary, the educational to the entertaining, the Village’s boutique shops, museums, restaurants, galleries, events and festivals deliver countless options for all.

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Getting Here

Getting to Whistler is easy with multiple international airports including Vancouver International (YVR), Seattle-Tacoma International (SEA) and Bellingham International (BLI), with direct airport transfers for all sizes of groups and budgets. Reserve a shuttle bus or charter vehicle, soak in the amazing views of Howe Sound and the Tantalus Range along the Sea to Sky Highway, and arrive refreshed and relaxed to start your vacation.

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Parking and Transit

The Village is conveniently located at the base of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. When you have finished enjoying the mountains there is plenty to see and do right outside the door of your accommodation – no transport required. For those interested in exploring other parts of Whistler or visiting with a vehicle, there are parking and public transit options available.

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Accommodation

Whistler has a wide range of places to stay including hotels, apartments and other accommodation to suit every budget.

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World-Class Whistler

Each year, snow industry, travel, internet publications and visitors rate and review the top resorts of the world. Whistler is consistently rated one of the world’s top year round destination resorts, with recent awards for best ski resort, best hotels, best restaurants and best golf resort.

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Winter in Whistler

Whistler is a true winter wonderland. Aside from skiing and snowboarding at the famous Whistler Blackcomb resort, there are many ways to enjoy the snow both on and off the slopes. Here are some of the great things to do in Whistler in winter:


See a full list of winter activities in Whistler.

Summer in Whistler

Summertime in the mountains is unique. Go biking, hiking and sightseeing high in the alpine, play the four championship golf courses or relax and unwind in the sun at Whistler’s beautiful lakes and beaches. The list of summer activities is endless - here is a small selection of things to do in Whistler in summer:

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Whistler’s Endless Entertainment

Whistler offers endless opportunities for all kinds of unique experiences and adventures in fresh mountain air.

Dining

Whistler satisfies all appetites with plenty of places to eat for breakfast, lunch, après and dinner. Experience fresh food in mountainside venues with amazing views and price ranges to suit every visitor. Award-winning restaurants and chefs offer appetizing fare from different ethnicities and regions, with many featuring organic and locally sourced ingredients. Time your visit for a culinary event like Cornucopia to see Whistler’s food scene in full swing or sample several restaurants in one evening with Whistler Tasting Tours.

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Shopping

People who like to shop love Whistler Village. Explore a diverse range of stores and boutiques featuring designer brands including Helly Hansen, Roots, Eddie Bauer, Lululemon, Pandora, Arc’teryx and more. Retailers feature the latest outdoor adventure wear and equipment from skis and snowboards to mountain bikes and golf clubs. Other stores offer beauty products, souvenirs, unique gifts and fine artworks.

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Events

Whistler offers a non-stop lineup of events including free outdoor concerts, festivals, live music, markets and lively street entertainment. View the Event Calendar for a comprehensive guide to what is happening in Whistler this year.

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Health and Wellness

Escape to Whistler for a retreat in the mountains. Disconnect from the day-to-day with hot and cold spa plunges, explore the tranquility of old-growth forests by snowshoe, or maintain your regular self-care regime with a variety of health and wellness facilities and services.

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Arts and Culture

Whistler is home to a vibrant and diverse arts and culture scene with year-round events and experiences at world-class museums, galleries, and cultural institutions. From sculpture to photography, and paintings to First Nations carvings, the Whistler art scene is as diverse as it is established.

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Ski Independence

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01273 224 060
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Crystal Holidays

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020 8234 6400
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Ski Safari

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Erna Low

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Virgin Holidays

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Inghams

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Frontier

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Ski Solutions

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Trailfinders

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020 7368 1200
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American Ski Classics

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Flexi Ski

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British Airways

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Scott Dunn

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Canadian Affair

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Carrier

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Carrier

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A permanent fixture on bucket lists around the world for discerning travellers and undaunted athletes alike, Whistler proves that bad-ass and world-class are not mutually exclusive.