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Whistler, A Resort For All Seasons

Aug 18, 2007
Whistler is a year-round leisure and meeting destination located in the Coast Mountains 120 kilometers (75 miles) north of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and is site of the alpine, nordic, and sliding events for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Whistler has a range of accommodation totaling 3,200 hotel rooms, and more than 5,000 other tourist accommodation units including condos, B&Bs and chalets. Also popular are luxury chalets which accommodate entire families represent excellent value for money.

Whistler offers a wide selection of restaurants, bars, spas, boutiques, and activities from world-renowned skiing and snowboarding, mountain biking and golf, to hiking, rock climbing, and watersports. Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains feature 3,036 hectares (8,171 acres) of terrain and receive an average of 1005 centimeters (33 feet) of snow annually. The Resort Municipality of Whistler is home to a diverse community of more than 10,000 permanent residents.

The secret of Whistler's success is a combination of weather, geography and human ingenuity. Whistler is only 50 kilometers from the Pacific Ocean, and therefore there is a lot of. Thanks to the towering peaks of the Coast Mountain range that means lots of snow in the winter. And thanks to engineering and technology, if there isn't enough natural snow, Whistler-Blackcomb can make it with their vast snowmaking system.

Considered to be one of the top ski resorts in the World, Whistler's growth in the last 10 years has been astonishing. Whistler has a philosophy that there is 'something for everyone' from skiing and snowboarding in the Winter to mountain biking and golfing in the summer, as well as other recreational activities such as shopping, dining, culture and arts. With regards to accommodation Whistler not only offers ski-in / ski-out condos and chalets, it provides many other options suitable for all price ranges. During the summer months luxury chalets and high end accommodation offer some incredible rates. A guest can book a 4 bedroom luxury Whistler property for as little as $40 CAD per person per night and experience everything they could desire.

While Whistler is well-known as a premier winter destination, savvy travelers are increasingly discovering the wonders of Whistler year-round. With five lakes and four championship golf courses in the area, Whistler is the perfect destination to experience the best of the Canadian wilderness with the ultimate in comfort and convenience.

Visitors are coming to Whistler during the spring, summer and fall these days. There is a saying amongst Whistler residents: "People come for the winter, but they stay for the summer." With glacier skiing, world-class mountain biking, golfing and all the other activities, visitors can enjoy an incomparable experience for an incredible value. Whistler accommodation during the summer months can be as little as $40 CAD for a luxury chalet and located in the heart of Whistler. This is one reason why so many people choose to come to Whistler.
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Skiatwhistler.com offers real time bookings of premium properties in the world class ski resort of Whistler, British Columbia. Our business is to market property rentals in Whistler to high end vacationers in order to maximize property owners' return on investment (ROI).
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