Find the best place to stay — Whistler

Where to stay around Whistler?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,615 holiday lettings near Whistler. From 756 condos to 321 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Whistler for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Whistler?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Whistler:

  • Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort: 1,523 holiday homes
  • Upper Village: 1,262 holiday homes
  • Village North: 1,251 holiday homes
  • Whistler Cay Estates: 742 holiday homes
  • Alta Vista: 90 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Whistler?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Whistler. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Whistler Village Gondola: 1,611 holiday lettings
  • Creekside Gondola: 1,605 holiday lettings
  • The Marquise Hotel: 1,612 holiday lettings
  • Whistler Mountain: 1,602 holiday lettings
  • The Westin Resort & Spa: 1,611 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Whistler listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent condos in Whistler?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 756 condos in Whistler. Our other popular types of Whistler holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 321 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 46 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 36 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Whistler?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 684 holiday homes with pool available in Whistler. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental cabin, chalet or accommodation in Whistler, Canada your home away from home

    Deep in the beautiful Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Canada, the Whistler ski resort attracts skiers and snowboarders from across the world during the winter months to tackle some of the most fearsome downhill skiing available. Whistler ski holidays are possibly the most famous and best loved in the world, and with all the attractions, facilities and leisure opportunities of Whistler village, it is easy to see why Whistler is lodging its name at the top of the list of ski holiday resorts. Whistler is far more than just a ski resort though; during the summer, the resort completely changes into a summer activity paradise, creating Canada’s premier year round holiday destination, with amazing skiing conditions, four top class golf courses, many miles of hiking routes, spa facilities and possibly the best mountain biking park in the world.

    Things to do on holiday in Whistler, Canada

    Whistler, Canada, rose to international fame as the Whistler ski resort. With two mountains, Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain, skiing and snowboarding in Whistler is unbeatable. There are over 8,000km of skiing terrain in the Whistler ski resort, split among 200 pistes and 12 alpine style bowls. With so much skiing available, Whistler accommodation is perfect for mixed ability parties and family groups. There are Whistler chalets and cabins of all sizes and styles available throughout both Whistler resort and Whistler village to choose from, but the many restaurants, bars, shops and clubs are never far from Whistler accommodation. Cross country skiing, snowboarding, backcountry skiing and heli-skiing in Whistler are all excellent options too.

    There are also a phenomenal number of activities in Whistler which do not involve getting strapped to skis or a snowboard. There are many miles of winter hiking trails, dog sleigh routes and shoe showing paths to find, as well as snowmobile parks, bungee jumping centres and children’s activity programmes. After a day’s adventure, and before you return to your Whistler chalet, there are plenty of bars and clubs to visit. Those lodging in Whistler accommodation for any length of time will undoubtedly learn the best nightspots, but if you follow the sound of music from your Whistler apartment, you cannot go too far wrong!

    The list of Whistler summer activities is as impressive as its snow sports credentials. The rivers which cascade down the mountains past Whistler village are a haven for fishermen, although there are some stretches dedicated to white water rafting, kayaking, jet boating and wakeboarding. You can also take to the mountains in a 4x4, a hummer or a hot rod, jump into a canyon attached only to a bungee cord or take to the air in a helicopter.

    Whistler apartments are also a magnificent base for walking, hiking and horse riding. There are many miles of trails throughout the mountains, and you may even see a bear! Accommodation in Whistler is also a haven for golfers. There are four fantastic golf courses in Whistler, and no matter how poor your game is, the stunning mountain views will keep you calm!

    The favourite Whistler summer activity from accommodation in Whistler is mountain biking. Whistler mountain biking park is possibly the best in the world, catering for every level of biker from easy to expert trails.

    Weather in Whistler, Canada

    Whistler has a fantastic snow record, with average temperatures remaining below 0?C from December until mid-February. Surprisingly, during the summer, Whistler is actually very warm. Temperatures in the middle of summer (July and August) soar into the low 30’s (?C), perfect for playing Whistler’s golf courses or walking in the hills.

    Travel to Whistler, Canada

    The closest airport to a holiday rental chalet in Whistler is Vancouver International Airport (YVR), which receives flights direct from London, Glasgow, Manchester and seasonal flights from a range of other British airports. Thomas Cook Airlines, MyTravel and Flyglobespan all provide flights to Whistler, Canada. There are a range of busses and transfer options from the airport too.

    Sightseeing in and around Whistler

    Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Travellers enjoy Whistler for its skiing, cycling and snowboarding. Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Whistler has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
    • Whistler Village Gondola (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
    • Blackcomb Excalibur Gondola (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
    • Whistler Core Climbing and Fitness Centre (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
    • Whistler Golf Club (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Family Adventure Zone (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Whistler

    Whistler is well known for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in February, March, January or April, when snowfall averages 218.52 inches and temperatures average -8°F.

    Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Whistler

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Whistler is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Rainbow Trail (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
    • Nita Lake (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
    • Alpha Lake Park (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
    • Whistler Mountain (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
    • Blackcomb Peak (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
    • Whistler Olympic Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)