From Owner Direct Blog: Ski Season is Here!
Enjoy it in a Ski Condo….
Now is a great time to book a ski vacation! The resorts are opening and there is lots of snow in the forecast for this winter. A variety of rental accommodations is available for you to enjoy after a day of skiing, tubing, skating or tobogganing. Take your family or friends, and enjoy relaxing in front of a cozy fire or soaking your muscles in a hot tub. Owner Direct can help you find the right cabin or condo for your needs. Here are some tips for some of our favourite resorts.
Whistler Annual Events & Festivals
Annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival
Don’t miss one of the biggest and best gay and lesbian ski weeks that celebrates with a full slate of events. From January 20-27, 2019, join snowmobiling and ski adventures, parties, and other events that reflects everyone’s energy and diversity.
World Ski & Snowboard Festival
Join the legendary spring festival that celebrates Whistler’s mountain culture for 6 days. You’ll get to enjoy activities and entertainment that will have you staying for more than a weekend!
Great Outdoors Festival
GO Fest is about enjoying Whistler’s great outdoors in the month where summer and winter meet. Get ready for adventures that will get you out and about to activities that blend nature with creativity.
Subaru Ironman Canada
One of the toughest triathlons is back in Whistler! Are you ready to swim, bike and run through some of British Columbia’s amazing lakes, trails, and roads?
RBC GranFondo Whistler
Ride this epic 122 km route from downtown Vancouver, up the Sea to Sky Highway, and to a hero's welcome in Whistler.
Whistler Writers Festival
Celebrate the written word with renowned authors and speakers in this annual fall event. Get a chance to attend craft workshops such as publishing, and spend nights with music and conversations with fellow readers and writers.
Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial
“Cornucopia” - an abundant, overflowing supply. True to its name, Cornucopia is an 11-day fall festival for the indulgent and the connoisseur. The festival celebrates local chefs and regional wines for every type of bon vivant. Filled with events, this festival will surely satisfy your culinary senses with an unforgettable stay in the mountains.
Whistler Film Festival
(November - December)
Join Canada’s “coolest” film festival on its 18th edition for 5 days. The festival will feature original films, epic events, and industry connections while getting to enjoy all Whistler has to offer.
Official Travel Site of the Canadian Tourism Commission
Just two hours north of Vancouver, along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway, you'll discover the year-round, world-class resort -Whistler, British Columbia. Whistler, BC is a safe, secure, family spot. It is internationally recognized as the Number 1 ski destination resort in North America
Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains have over 7,000 acres of skiing terrain and one of the most advanced high-speed lift systems
in the world to get you on the slopes faster and easier. Ski in or ski out to your private accommodation located right on the mountain and enjoy the sunset after a beautiful Whistler day.
Whistler has hundreds of outdoor activities and festivals. Golfing with unbeatable rates, extreme mountain biking, gentle canoeing, energetic hiking, or just a pleasant stroll through Whistler's quaint European style village. Whistler is the most cosmopolitan mountain resort town you'll ever visit. Tour the art galleries, designer boutiques, or just spend the day at one of Whistler's luxurious spas. Closer than you think and better than you dreamed. See you in Whistler, British Columbia!
Tourism Whistler's Media Room:
Whistler Blackcomb cements its position as the consistently ranked No. 1 mountain resort in North America.
FREESKIER - "The Best"
Findthebest.com – Best Ski Resort in the World
Other best accolades over the years include
Forbes.com – World's Best Ski Resorts
Yahoo.com – Top Five Ski Vacations in the World
Powderhounds.com – Top Overall Resorts
About.com – Top Ski Resorts
The Independent – 50 Best Ski Resorts
Virgin Holidays Responsible tourism Award - Highly commended