Whistler-Blackcomb is officially open, and it is time to hit the slopes.
If you’re planning a little ski vacay with friends and family this winter, here are 10 seriously impressive rental properties in the resort city perfectly positioned for a posh ski weekend.
Far from your standard hotel room, these digs feature sweeping mountain views, and luxury extras like private hot tubs, yoga rooms, saunas and home movie theatres.
But living like the king of the hill doesn’t come cheap: These luxury rentals are the priciest in the region on Airbnb.
With two living rooms and sweeping mountain views, this brand-new chalet sleeps 13 in its eight spacious bedrooms and is perfect for relaxing after hitting the slopes. From $1,750 a night.
Who needs to go to the spa when you have this chalet? This Alta Lake stunner has a sauna, hot-tub, steam room and yoga room (complete with Lululemon yoga mats, obviously), in addition to a private movie theatre with 80’ big screen and tiered seating. Its kitchen harvest table comfortably seats 28 people. Yours for $2,875 per night.
Just four minutes from the Creekside Gondola, the Aris Chalet is perched over Alpha Lake and boasts spectacular views of Whistler Mountain from every floor-to-ceiling window. Unwind in the patio hot tub. Suitable for big groups. $1,467 per night.
Just a five minute journey to either mountain, this stunning modern home is a perfect couples ski retreat. With mid-century modern vibes and a spacious living room to stretch out in, there’s also a ping-pong table, ladder golf, and a full outdoor kitchen on the patio. From $1,200 per night.
This five-bedroom stunner has an open-plan chef’s kitchen opening up to a spacious living room with vaulted ceilings and a soaring stone fireplace. Outside you’ll find a private hot tub on the Brazilian hardwood deck, perfect for unwinding and taking in the mountain air.
Each of the eight bedrooms in this $9-million chalet has its own ensuite bathroom. The spacious property has a private gym and yoga studio, plus a canopied area outside with large hot tub. Located off the shoreline of Alta Lake, the chateau offers direct access to ice skating on the lake in winter, and is just two minutes from the lifts. From $4,032 a night.
With room to sleep 11 people in seven bedrooms, this stately home in Alpine Meadows is close to the ski lifts and the shops and excitement of Whistler village. High ceilings, wood beams and wood-burning fireplaces adds to the coziness of this retreat. Yours for $2,800 a night.
Experience the best of Whistler from this Blueberry Hill beauty. The great room has a vaulted ceiling, 30-foot windows and spectacular south-facing views of Blackcomb Mountain. In addition to the hot tub, there’s also a wood sauna to warm up after a day hitting the hills. From $1,283 a night.
Welcome to paradise! This custom-built log home sits on seven forested acres and takes in commanding views of the surrounding snow-capped mountains. The only sounds you’ll hear here are the rushing waters of the adjacent river. With its 30-foot fireplace and chef’s kitchen, you can truly entertain like a celeb. The hosts will even help you organize to bring in a private chef, host, bartender, DJ and massage therapist, perfect for working on those muscles after a day on the slopes. $1,850/night.
Enjoy the winter wonderland in one of the nicest houses in Whistler. This private lakefront chalet has a private hot tub overlooking Green Lake, and you can ice skate and cross country ski virtually just by heading out your back door. Cozy up by the fire and play board games, or head outside and enjoy the views. From $3,192 per night.