Whistler's Doors Open Directory

Our Doors Open Directory provides information about how Whistler businesses are operating and upholding the highest of standards in health and safety for all. As we work to recover, some businesses are operating with reduced staffing, which may result in reduced capacities or hours of operation that are subject to change.

Let's Interact Considerately
  • Be patient and kind with staff who are working hard to serve you
  • Be mindful of other guests and customers
  • Respect the personal space of others
  • Wear a mask if you are aged 5 and older and in an indoor public setting

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Activities

Connect with nature in wide open spaces, play simply and responsibly, and discover a new pace for your Whistler adventures.

Activities in Whistler

Standard Practices for Activity Providers

Activity providers continue to provide sanitization stations and enhanced sanitization of all equipment and shuttle vehicles used to transport guests.

What to Expect:

  • Online waivers
  • Contactless check-in
  • Plexiglass at check-in
  • Physical distancing signage / measures
  • Posted capacity restrictions
  • Masks are required in indoor, public settings

Special Practices

While these practices are less likely to be in place, they may be implemented by some activity providers and operators when necessary.

  • Option to self-drive
  • Private tours
  • Limited tour capacity

Dining

There are many possibilities for enjoying Whistler’s award-winning food and beverage establishments with most restaurants, pubs and cafes now offering take-out, delivery and patio seating. Support local and take your meal to go, dine on a patio, or feel at ease while dining indoors. Remember to check hours directly with businesses as they are changing frequently.

Whistler Dining & Restaurant Guide

Standard Practices for Food & Beverage Establishments

Cafés, bakeries, pubs, restaurants and nightclubs are providing enhanced sanitization of dining areas and shared spaces. Sanitization stations are also available for guests.

What to Expect:

  • Digital menus
  • Waitlist text notifications
  • Contactless payment options
  • Increased patio seating
  • Take-out and delivery options available
  • Physical distancing signage / measures
  • No mingling between parties or dancing in nightclubs
  • Posted capacity restrictions
  • Masks are required in indoor, public settings
  • Only cashless payments accepted at some establishments, including all Whistler Blackcomb restaurants and bars
  • Proof of vaccination will be required at most dining locations. See details on the Government of British Columbia's website.

Special Practices

While these practices are less likely to be in place, they may be implemented by certain food and bevarage establishments when necessary.

  • Private dining options
  • Spaced seating or physical barriers
  • Limited seating capacity

Lodging

Whistler’s hotels and properties are operating with stringent health and safety protocols. Stay comfortably and confidently in mountainside chalets, centrally-located hotels, secluded alpine homes and fully-equipped condominiums.

Accommodation in Whistler

Standard Practices for Accommodation

Accommodation providers have enhanced sanitization in guest rooms, frequent sanitization of touch points and public spaces, as well as sanitization stations available for guests.

What to Expect:

  • Modified housekeeping
  • Modified food and beverage services
  • Modified pool, gym or spa protocols
  • Modified elevator access
  • Plexiglass at Front Desk and / or Concierge
  • Physical distancing signage / measures
  • Posted capacity restrictions
  • Masks are required in indoor, public settings
  • Proof of vaccination will be required to access some lodging services, like pools, fitness centres and on-site restaurants. See details on the Government of British Columbia's website.

Special Practices

While these practices are less likely to be in place, they may be implemented by certain accommodation providers when necessary.

  • Arrival health declaration upon check-in
  • Sanitizing supplies available
  • Contactless check-in
  • Limited occupancy

Shopping & Services

Whistler's retail stores and services are open and offering everything including clothing, jewellery, art, sporting goods and rental equipment. Essentials also include groceries, gifts, specialty items, and tuning and repair. Buy locally and confidently at shops and services with reduced customers in store, outdoor racks and private appointments available.

Shopping in Whistler

Standard Practices for Shopping & Services

Whistler's retail and service outlets are providing frequent sanitization of equipment, touch points, shared spaces and fitting rooms. Sanitization stations are also available for customers.

What to Expect:

  • Plexiglass at check-outs
  • Contactless payment options
  • Physical distancing signage / measures
  • Posted capacity restrictions
  • Masks are required in indoor, public settings

Special Practices

While these practices are less likely to be in place, they may be implemented by certain retail and service locations when necessary.

  • Online shopping
  • Curbside pick-up or delivery options
  • Private shopping available
  • Limited hours of operation
  • Limited customer capacity

Transportation

Travel safely, securely and cleanly to and from Whistler via bus, taxi, air, car rental and private limo.

Whistler Transportation

Standard Practices for Transportation

Whistler's transportation services offer enhanced sanitization of vehicles and onboard amenities, sanitization stations and private transfer options.

What to Expect:

  • Contactless check-in
  • Windows / vents open during travel
  • Physical distancing signage / measures
  • Masks are required in indoor, public settings

Special Practices

While these practices are less likely to be in place, they may be implemented by certain retail and service locations when necessary.

  • Spaced seating
  • Limited seating capacity

Health & Wellness

Maintain your regular health and self-care regime with modified services to put you at ease. Choose from massage and physiotherapy, hair and esthetics, medical and dental, and spas and fitness centres.

Health & Wellness in Whistler

Standard Practices for Health & Wellness

Whistler's wellness providers and facilities are providing frequent sanitization of equipment, touch points and shared spaces. Sanitization stations are also available for guests.

What to Expect:

  • Plexiglass at check-outs
  • Contactless payment options
  • Physical distancing signage / measures
  • Masks are required in indoor, public settings
  • Proof of vaccination will be required for indoor group exercise and fitness studios. See details on the Government of British Columbia's website.

Special Practices

While these practices are less likely to be in place, they may be implemented by certain health and wellness providers when necessary.

  • Limited customer capacity

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