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Escape to Whistler – 3 Epic Experiences You Won’t Find in the City

Escape to Whistler – 3 Epic Experiences You Won’t Find in the City

Escape the hustle and bustle of Vancouver and immerse yourself in the unique and exhilarating experiences waiting for you in Whistler. At the Listel Hotel Whistler, we’re excited to offer the ultimate chill retreat with our special Escape Package. Whether you’re planning a quick getaway or an extended escape, we’ve curated a list of three must-try experiences that promise to make your stay unforgettable. Here’s what you can’t miss:


1. Vallea Lumina: A Journey Through an Enchanted Forest

Group of people walking through the forest at night surrounded by a light display

Photo Credit: Moment Factory/Vallea Lumina

Just a 15-minute drive from Whistler Village, at The Adventure Group’s Cougar Mountain basecamp, lies the magical world of Vallea Lumina. This multimedia night walk created by Montreal-based Moment Factory, invites visitors to explore an enchanted forest under the stars. 


The trail weaves through a landscape illuminated with beautiful lights and projections that tell a whimsical tale of hidden mysteries in the woods, blending natural beauty with breathtaking technology. With the summer season kicking off on May 11 until the fall, Vallea Lumina is an otherworldly adventure that takes you beyond the ordinary, perfect for those looking to add a touch of magic to their mountain escape.


2. Peak 2 Peak Gondola: Marvel at Breathtaking Vistas

Two people sitting inside the Peak 2 Peak Gondola in Whistler viewing the scenery below during spring or summer

Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane

For those who crave awe-inspiring landscapes, the Peak 2 Peak Gondola offers an unparalleled view of Whistler’s natural beauty. Connecting Whistler Mountain to Blackcomb Mountain, this gondola ride holds the record for the longest and highest lift, providing a 360-degree panorama of alpine scenery that stretches into the horizon. 


Opening on June 15 for the summer season, the gondola also grants access to over 50 kilometers of hiking trails across both mountains. Keep your eyes peeled – you might even be lucky enough to spot some local wildlife. P2P is the perfect way to witness the majestic beauty of British Columbia.


3. Grey Goose Ice Room: Chill Out in Style

Room photo of the Grey Goose vodka ice room at the Bearfoot Bistro inside the Listel Hotel Whistler

Step into a frosty adventure at the Grey Goose Ice Room, located within the Bearfoot Bistro at the Listel Hotel. Here, guests don cozy parkas and embark on a unique vodka tasting experience in sub-zero temperatures.

You’ll have the opportunity to select and savour four different vodkas, learning how the icy conditions enhance their flavours and reduce the harshness of the alcohol burn. This distinct and exhilarating experience combines a touch of luxury with a thrilling chill, making it an unforgettable part of your stay in Whistler.


Plan Your Escape to Whistler Now!

Our Escape Package is your gateway to experiencing Whistler’s premier attractions, complemented by the comfort and hospitality of the Listel Hotel. Stay with us for two nights and receive one complimentary pass to the Vodka Ice Room. Extend your stay to four nights or more, and we’ll double the offer to include passes for two. 


Remember, this incredible package is available from May 13 to June 27. Also, please note that Friday and Saturday stays are not available. Be sure to use the code ESCAPE when booking your stay!


Don’t miss the chance to transform your typical city escape into a journey of discovery and enjoyment. Whistler is waiting to amaze you with experiences you won’t find anywhere else.