Blackcomb Springs Suites Blog

Information and Insight from the Resort

Our blog is designed to both inform and entertain. We love to spotlight coming events, special Whistler moments, or just pass on some local knowledge. Keep reading to discover tips and tricks to make the best out of your Whistler getaway. 

NEVER SKIP A LAKE DAY

Whistler is home to five lakes, each with their own quirks and characteristics. Regardless of whether you want to swim, play, boat, or paddle, the perfect lake is out there for you!

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LET'S GO HIKNG!

It is well known that Whistler is a beautiful place. What better way to take in the pristine views than to go for a hike? Discover all of the easy, moderate, and difficult hikes that Whistler has to offer, including the Ascent Trail in our very own back yard! 

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UPCOMING EVENTS: JULY EDITION

With Summertime in full swing, Whistler has come to life. Patios are filling up, music is playing in the streets, and the Bike Park line is as long as ever. As a multi-season resort, Whistler never takes a break, and July is proving to be as exciting as ever. With several events and things to do on the agenda, this July is not one you want to miss.

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UPCOMING EVENTS: CANADA DAY EDITION

This Canada Day Long Weekend is gearing up to be a good one with some long overdue sunshine and events galore in the Village. We've highlighted some of our favourite things to do this coming long weekend to ensure that this Canada Day is the best one!

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T'IS THE SEASON - BEAR SEASON

If you go out into the woods today, you’re in for a big surprise. Or at least, that’s how the nursery rhyme goes. And while you may not run into a teddy-bear picnic while strolling the Valley Trail, you just might encounter one of Whistler’s 50+ resident Black Bears. In today’s blog post, we will cover how to identify Black Bears versus their larger cousins the Grizzly Bear, how to keep safe during encounters, and how to avoid them in the first place.

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UPCOMING EVENTS: JUNE EDITION

During the month of June, Blackcomb Springs Suites is joining the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation to raise awareness and show support for Men’s Wellness. For today’s blog post, we are compiling a list of our favourite wellness inspired events happening this month!

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Christmas and NYE 2021 in Whistler

There's no better place than Whistler, British Columbia to enjoy the holiday season. With the majestic Whistler Village full of lights, pathways covered in snow, and plenty of holiday events and activities to explore, it's a true winter wonderland sure to please your entire family.

Choose from skiing or snowboarding every day (even Christmas Day and New Year's Day), attending one of the many special events (many of which are free), eating at one of the many restaurants, or maybe you would prefer to stay in the comfort of your own suite. The options to choose from are endless. The holiday season attracts visitors, far and wide, to Whistler with its magnetic appeal. Get caught up in the winter scenery or participate in one of the many activities that are fun for the whole family such as tubing, ice skating, snowmobiling or Vallea Lumina. 

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How to Stay COVID-19 Safe During Your Trip to Whistler

With breathtaking scenery and unique adventures, it’s no surprise that Whistler is a bucket list destination for many travellers. Of course, thanks to the pandemic, that dream trip had to be put on hold for many people. But not anymore.

At Blackcomb Springs Suites, the health and safety of our guests, and team, are our top priority. On top of implementing deeper cleaning and disinfecting protocols within the hotel, we’re here to help make sure that your Whistler vacation is as smooth, and safe, as possible.

Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about how you can have a safe and healthy trip with Whistler’s current travel restrictions.

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5 REASONS TO VISIT WHISTLER THIS WINTER

Travellers from all around the world know Whistler as a must-visit winter destination. There’s the charm of the European-style village stroll surrounded by mountains, internationally renowned dining options, and of course, the chance to ski and snowboard at the largest ski resort in North America.

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HOW TO GET THE BEST HOTEL DEALS IN WHISTLER THIS WINTER

The only thing more satisfying than finally booking your dream winter vacation in Whistler is knowing that you scored the best hotel deal. And now that international and domestic travel restrictions are easing, Whistler accommodation for this winter is already booking up quickly. If you’re already dreaming of your first run down the slopes this winter, now is definitely the time to book. 

 

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THINGS TO DO IN WHISTLER THIS FALL

If you think the only time to visit Whistler is in the Winter, now is the year to experience Fall in the mountains. From great deals on accommodation to the stunning autumn scenery - it’s the perfect excuse to take that vacation you’ve been craving.

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SMALL BUBBLE, REDUCED CONTACTS

COVID-19 Practices for Safer Stays
Here at the hotel we have worked hard to provide a safe experience to help you keep your bubble small and your contacts to a minimum.

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WHAT TO DO ABOUT LUNCH ON THE MOUNTAIN THIS WINTER?

Time to think outside the (lunch) box!
Today's blog looks at options for keeping everyone fuelled up during a day on the mountains. With restaurant, capacities curtailed it may be time to think outside the (lunch)box.

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SMART MONEY GUIDE

After 25 years working in the resort, I have tried to distill the strategies to get the best value for your lodging dollar.

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