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Book early & save. plus Kids ski & rent for Free!

Book early & save. plus Kids ski & rent for Free!

Whistler Blackcomb will be opening for skiing and ridingon November 24th.  Snow has been fallingon the tops of the mountains over the last few days.  Skiseason is not far away now!

Aloha Whistler is pleased to announce early bookingspecials for the upcoming winter.  These great dealsare available for reservations made by November15th.  So book early and save for your nextWhistler ski vacation.

Bring the entire family to Whistler this year! Kids 12 years and under ski FREE and rent FREEwith the purchase of an adult lift ticket and/or adult rentalequipment of equal duration.  The start date must be the sameon the adults and the child’s lift ticket or rental voucher. There are no blackout dates for this offer.

There are also incredible savings on lift tickets if you book byNovember 15thSave up to 50% or ski foras little as $41 per day! You can view more details aboutthese deals on our lift ticket package page.  Let AlohaWhistler plan your accommodation and lift ticket package and youcan save with this incredible early booking offer.

Aloha Whistler only offers Whistler’s BESTaccommodation! We have accommodations in a variety oflocations including slope side, ski-in ski-out, in Whistler Villageor Whistler Creekside.  Whether you are a small family orlarge group we can accommodate your needs from a 2 bedroom condo upto a 7 bedroom luxury home that can sleep 18 guests!  View our Whistler accommodations in moredetail.

Aloha Whistler can help you arrange your perfect winterWhistler vacation package.  We can arrange everythingyou need from staying in one of our ski-in, ski-out condos orluxury homes, arranging your lift tickets, rental equipment,lessons and transportation needs.   We can also arrangeactivities, restaurant reservations, catering services, grocerydelivery, childcare and spa reservations. We have been organisingWhistler holidays for 31 years now!  Our in-resorttravel experts are all skiers or snowboarders and willhelp you plan every detail of your vacation.

Are you ready to book your ski vacation and save?

Whistler Accommodation Call Centre

Contact our staff todayand find out more details on how to save with the early bookingspecial. Check out our great selection of Whistler luxuryhomes, condos and townhouses.

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 | Comments (0) | Category: Aloha News | Permalink

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Best 5 Whistler Family Winter Activities

Best 5 Whistler Family Winter Activities

Whistler is an outdoor playground for both adults andkids.  There are so many fun activities to do, it is hard tochoose which one. We have compiled a list of the 5 bestactivities suitable for children during the winter months.

Whistler Kids Ski and Snowboard School

Whistler has one of the best kids ski and snowboard schools in thecountry.  Lessons are available from ages 3 years to 17years.  There are a number of different programs availablefrom daily lessons to weekly adventure camps.  Lessons are agreat balance of skill development and fun.  At the end of theday your children will tell stories of visiting Magic Castles andTree Forts!

Tube Park

The tubepark is located at Base 2 on Blackcomb Mountain.  Cruisedown a variety of lanes in an inflatable ring! It is easilyaccessible via the Blackcomb Gondola from Whistler Village. The park is open from 12noon to 6pm daily during the winter. It is a great place to bring the whole family.

Climbing Wall

The Whistler Core is located in the heart of Whistler Villageunder the Whistler Conference Centre.  It features an amazing5500 square-foot indoor rock climbing wall.  There are anumber of kids programs available for children aged 4 years andup.  Visit the Whistler Core for moreinformation.

Meadow Park Sports Centre

Meadow ParkSports Centre features a great kid’s pool complete with lazyriver and whirlpool.  In the main swimming pool there is arope swing, perfect for the older children.  Meadow Park isalso home to Whistler’s ice rink.  Check out the weeklyschedule for drop in skating times.  Skate rentals areavailable.

The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

The Squamish Lil’wat CulturalCentre is an Aboriginal Museum and Cultural experience. It is located in the Upper Village close to the Four SeasonsResort.   Explore the museum, workshops, indoor andoutdoor exhibits, gift shop and cafe.  Located at the end ofthe Great Hall is a children’s activity zone. Perfect for all ages,guest can play a drum, try on authentic aboriginal regalia, readbooks and try a craft.

Looking for a Whistler Accommodation this winter?

Whistler Accommodation Call Centre

Contact our staff todaywho can help you find the perfect Whistler accommodation for yourstay in Whistler.  We also have some great rates available at the moment.  Checkout our great selection of Whistler luxury homes, condos and townhouses.

Whistler is an outdoor playgroundfor both adults and kids. There are so many funactivities to do it is hard to choose which one. We have compiled alist of the 5 best activities suitable for children during thewinter months.

Whistler Kids Ski and SnowboardSchool

Whistler has one of the best kidsski and snowboard schools in the country. Lessons are availablefrom ages 3 years to 17years. There are a number of differentprograms available from daily lessons to weekly adventure camps.Lessons are a great balance of skill development and fun. At theend of the day your children will tell stories of visiting MagicCastles and Tree Forts!

Tube Park

The tube park is located at Base 2 onBlackcomb Mountain. Cruise down a variety of lanes in an inflatablering! It is easily accessible via the Blackcomb Gondola fromWhistler Village. The park is open from 12noon to 6pm daily duringthe winter. It is a great place to bring the whole family.

Climbing Wall

The Whistler Core is located in the heart ofWhistler Village under the Whistler Conference Centre. It featuresan amazing 5500 square-foot indoor rock climbing wall. There are anumber of kids programs available for children aged 4 years and up.Visit the Whistler Core for more information.

Meadow Park Sports Centre

Meadow Park Sports Centre features a greatkid’s pool complete with lazy river and whirlpool. In the mainswimming pool there is a rope swing, perfect for the olderchildren. Meadow Park is also home to Whistler’s ice rink. Checkout the weekly schedule for drop in skating times. Skate rentalsare available.

The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre is anAboriginal Museum and Cultural experience. It is located in theUpper Village close to the Four Seasons Resort. Explore the museum,workshops, indoor and outdoor exhibits, gift shop and cafe. Locatedat the end of the Great Hall is a children’s activity zone. Perfectfor all ages, guest can play a drum, try on authentic aboriginalregalia, read books and try a craft.

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 | Comments (0) | Category: Resort Information | Permalink

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Thanksgiving Weekend

Thanksgiving Weekend

If you ask any local what their favourite thing aboutThanksgiving in Whistler is (apart from Thanksgiving dinner) it’sthe annual Turkey Sale! Unfortunately there are no turkeysfor sale, but this is THE weekend of the year to buy all your ski,snowboard, gear and winter clothing at greatly discountedprices.

This year, Canadian Thanksgiving falls on Monday October10th.  The Turkey Sale is on all weekend from October7th to the 10th.  The sale takes place at the Blackcomb DayLodge, just at the base of Blackcomb Mountain in the UpperVillage.   This annual sale is legendary.  You canshop for top name brands in ski and snowboard equipment with hugepre season savings!  You will find sales throughout WhistlerVillage as all the stores and restaurant like to participate in thefun of Turkey Sale weekend.

Happening at the same time, will be the annual WhistlerMountain Ski and Snowboard Swap.  This is alsolocated outside the Blackcomb Day lodge in the tent. The SWAP has aproven reputation for quality pre-owned equipment for both kids andadults.  There is a huge selection and you will findunbeatable prices.  This is also a great place to sell yourused skis, snowboard and boots. 

Thanksgiving weekend is the also the last Whistler FarmersMarket of the season.  The market is held on Sundayfrom 11am to 4pm in the Upper Village outside the Fairmont ChateauWhistler.  This is the place to shop for your ThanksgivingDinner.  There will be local produce from the Pemberton Valleyincluding pumpkins, carrots, squash and Pemberton Potatoes. The market also features fresh baked goods including deliciouspumpkin pies.  The Whistler Farmers Market also featuresartisans, crafts, organic and local produce, honey, pottery,jewellery and more!

Once you have shopped until you have dropped you may stillhave some energy for a Whistler activity.  This isthe last weekend that the Whistler Mountain Bike Park is open, sohead on up and experience one of the best mountain bike parks inthe World!  This is also the last weekend that the golfcourses will be open.  Have a great game of golf at TheFairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Course, Nicklaus North or theWhistler Golf Club, all of which are open over the ThanksgivingWeekend.

Looking for a Whistler CONDO for thanksgiving?

Whistler Accommodation Call Centre

Contact our staff todaywho can help you find the perfect Whistler accommodation for yourstay in Whistler.  We also have some great rates available at the moment.  Checkout our great selection of Whistler luxury homes, condos and townhouses.

Posted on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 | Comments (0) | Category: Resort Information, Whistler Events | Permalink

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September in Whistler

September in Whistler

September is a wonderful month to visit Whistler andthere is so much going on. There is more sun in theforecast and this is the perfect time of year to experience alpinehiking.

There are many great hikes in the Whistler areaincluding Rainbow Mountain, Wedgemount, Garibaldi Lake andBrandywine Meadows to name a few.  The WhistlerVillage Gondola and Peak to Peak gondola make alpine hiking onWhistler and Blackcomb Mountains more accessible than ever! Some of the favourite trails on Whistler Mountain include High Noteand Half Note trails.  On Blackcomb Mountain try the DeckerLoop trail which offers incredible views of Black Tusk and OverlordGlacier.   The wildflowers are in full bloom, so don’tforget your camera.   After your hike, relax with a colddrink and snacks on the patio of the Roundhouse Lodge or Rendezvouson Blackcomb.

September is also a great time to hit the WhistlerMountain Bike Park. Experience this epic bike park beforeit closes for the season on October 10th.  The bikepark is suitable for all tastes and abilities and you will find agreat mix of trails.

Other September activities include golf, zip trekking,ATV tours, canoeing, fishing or just relaxing at one of thelakes.

Also head over to the Upper Village on Sunday andWednesday afternoon for the Whistler’s FarmersMarket.  There is plenty of local organic produce andother delicious goods available at this time of year.

Events this month include free concerts by Kuba Oms and 54-40 at theWhistler Olympic Plaza. The RBC Whistler GranFondois taking place on Saturday September 10th.  Thisis an epic bike ride not too be missed.    Be sureto check out the movie premier of All.I.Canon September 23rd as well as the WhistlerSpirit Run on September 24th.

On September 25th head to the Istken Hall atthe Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre for a Yoga Jam! This popular event focuses on elevating spirit, cultivatingcommunity and generating abundance.  Admission is by donation(minimum $20) with proceeds going to the Africa Yoga Project.

Are you Looking for Whistler accommodation this September?

Whistler Accommodation Call Centre

Contact ourstaff today who can help you find the perfect Whistleraccommodation for your stay in Whistler this September.  Wealso have some greatrates available at the moment.  Check out our greatselection of Whistlerluxury homes, condos and townhouses.

Posted on Thursday, September 08, 2011 | Comments (0) | Category: Resort Information | Permalink

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