Whistler Blackcomb: The Perfect Honeymoon Destination


Book a Whistler honeymoon to enjoy romantic lodging, memorable candlelit meals, and unforgettable activities amid spectacular scenery.

Posted on July 23, 2023

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There are countless reasons to plan a honeymoon in Whistler. With a variety of unique and fun activities to enjoy together, from skiing and snowboarding to ziplining and via ferrata tours to intimate, romantic restaurants and outdoor thermal spas, Whistler is the perfect Honeymoon destination for outdoor loving couples. Add in the stunning mountain views, and Whistler Blackcomb is the place for memories that will last a lifetime. 

There are few more spectacular places on Earth to celebrate your newlywed bliss than the twin-mountain, four-season playground of Whistler Blackcomb. Whether you hit the slopes in winter, hike to breathtaking overlooks in summer, or enjoy all kinds of unforgettable year-round tours, the choices for Whistler honeymoon activities are endless. Plus, the ski resort features ample romantic lodging options, enchanting après spots, and top-notch restaurants with tables for two.  

The Best Honeymoon Hotels in Whistler 

Whistler Blackcomb is a superb choice among honeymoon ski resorts thanks to its wide array of 80-plus lodging options. Every newlywed couple has their own desires for Whistler honeymoon accommodations, such as a luxurious suite or a cozy, residential-style condo. Even so, you'll want to look for certain amenities that mean romance. Just a few to consider are in-room fireplaces, private hot tubs, balconies with exceptional views, and gourmet restaurants on site. You’ll find those features and more at these amazing honeymoon hotels in Whistler.  

The Fairmont Chateau Whistler 

With its fairytale castle-like exterior, mountain-chic interior, and prime location at the base of Whistler Mountain, the Fairmont Chateau Whistler is a perfect choice for a British Columbia honeymoon. All 519 rooms and suites offer plush robes, down duvets, and cozy sitting areas. For your Whistler honeymoon, upgrade to a room or suite with a superior view, fireplace, and soaker tub. You could spend several hours together at the health club and pool complex, which features indoor and outdoor pools, whirlpools, eucalyptus steam rooms, and a sauna. The resort also has four fine-dining restaurants to enjoy.  

The Adara Hotel 

If a contemporary boutique hotel suits your honeymoon style, book one of the 41 guest rooms at the Adara Hotel in the heart of Whistler Village. Every room and suite has a fireplace, rain shower head, minibar, Bodrum coffee maker, bathrobes, and slippers for a sweet honeymoon vibe. In the morning, the hotel offers complimentary coffee, tea, and breakfast bars – you’ll be able to treat your brand-new spouse with a super-easy coffee run. Another highlight of the Adara Hotel is the year-round outdoor pool, hot tub, and fire pits on the rooftop.  

Hilton Whistler Resort and Spa 

For honeymooners who want the sprawling, lavish resort experience, the Hilton Whistler Resort and Spa is ideal. The location – just steps from gondolas – is also highly sought-after. Around a dozen different room and suite options are available, so you’re sure to find one that fits your desires for your honeymoon in Whistler-Blackcomb. Some suites even have a private sauna, steam room, or two-person jetted tub. Consider a couples’ massage at the Taman Sari Royal Heritage Spa, swimming in the outdoor heated pool, and renting skis, bikes, or snowshoes from the on-site rental desk. Guests also enjoy car service within the village.  

Summer Honeymoons in Whistler 

Summer at Whistler Blackcomb is stunning and there are no shortage of summer honeymoon ideas! A lineup of exciting, summer-only honeymoon activities makes the resort one of the best places to visit in Canada for couples.

  • Wildflower viewingSeasonal wildflowers fill the meadows and line the trails, and the high peaks are readily accessible via chair lifts and gondolas.
  • PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola Sightseeing.You and your new spouse will never forget the experience of riding on the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola. This record-breaking engineering marvel connects the peaks of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. Enjoy the 11-minute ride together and take in 360-degree views of the valley, glaciers, and old-growth rainforest.  
  • Walk the Cloudraker Skybridge. The Top of the World Summit combines unrivaled views and the thrilling experience of walking over the Cloudraker Skybridge. Share the high-adrenaline excitement of the walk across the cantilevered bridge high over Whistler Bowl, and then take amazing honeymoon photographs at Raven’s Eye viewing platform.  
  • Alpine Hiking TrailsHiking is one of the most popular summer activities during a honeymoon in Whistler. There are around 50 km of high-alpine trails covering varied lengths and difficulty levels, along with the tough-yet-rewarding Blackcomb Ascent Trails.
  • Biking Trails. Consider bike rentals, another fun outdoor activity for couples. You can rent downhill, trail, valley, or e-bikes to suit all types of terrain – tandem bikes are available as well.  
  • Wildlife ToursBear tours are among the most memorable experiences available in Whistler during the summer. The excitement of spotting black bears in their natural habitat could be the highlight of your honeymoon in Canada.  

Whistler Winter Honeymoons 

As one of the largest and most highly regarded ski resorts in North America, Whistler Blackcomb is a superb honeymoon destination for any couple who loves to ski or snowboard together. This is true no matter your experience level. 

  • Take ski or snowboard lessons together. Before hitting the slopes, sign up for ski or snowboard classes at the Snow School. Half- and full-day lessons are available for groups at beginner, intermediate, or advanced levels at multiple locations. If you're a mixed-ability couple, consider sharing a private lesson for two, which will feature customized instruction and guided fun. 
  • Ice Skating.One of the most romantic winter activities during a honeymoon at a ski resort is ice skating. Head to the ice rink at Whistler Olympic Plaza, rent some skates, and circle hand-in-hand around the ice under twinkling lights.  
  • Snowcat Dinner Tours.One winter tour option that’s perfect for honeymoon fun is a snowcat tour with dinner on Blackcomb Mountain. This Canadian Signature Experience ends at the rustic, romantic Crystal Hut, where you’ll be served a candlelit fondue dinner with fine wines.
  • Dog sledding tours. Ride across the beautiful frozen landscape on a sled pulled by a remarkable team of dogs guided by a professional musher.
  • Tasting Tours. A variety of food tasting tours are available where you can experience the best cuisine in Whistler. 

More Whistler Honeymoon Activities 

If you have room in your Whistler honeymoon itinerary, check out some of the best four-season activities and attractions available around the resort.

  • One option is a helicopter tour over glaciers, lakes, waterfalls, and mountain peaks.
  • Book a luxurious couples’ treatment at Scandinave Spa, nestled in the forest with unique thermal therapy sessions.
  • A Whistler honeymoon is sure to make you hungry. Take a delicious food-tasting tour in Whistler Village or book a table for two at the stylish Christine’s on Blackcomb restaurant at the top of the Blackcomb Gondola.
  • Squeeze in some time for après with a view at the Roundhouse Lodge Umbrella Bar. You can toast to the joys of married life while admiring 360-degree views of the pristine mountain scenery. 

Which Time of Year is Best for Your Honeymoon?

For couples who enjoy hiking and warmer days, Summer in Whistler is warm and sunny, with average temperatures ranging from 18°C - 25°C (64°F to 77°F). There are plenty of activities to enjoy, including hiking, biking, golfing, fishing, swimming, and boating. June is a great time to plan a visit as the full peak summer season hasn't quite started, and the days are still warm and long for lots of outdoor activities. June through August are the peak summer months to visit in the Summer.

Winter in Whistler has average temperatures ranging from -5°C to 4 °C (23°F to 39°F). Whistler Blackcomb is a world-renowned ski resort, and there are plenty of winter activities to enjoy, such as snowboarding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and ice skating. A great time to visit Whistler in winter is late November to late December. A typical strong early season snowfall, with an average of 2.4 meters (almost 8 feet) in November combined with smaller crowds and some of the best prices of the season, makes early season a great time to visit. The peak skiing season is from December to February, and March brings warmer temperatures but still offers quality snow.

Get Ready to Embark on Your Whistler Honeymoon Adventure!

If you and your spouse-to-be agree that Whistler Blackcomb is the perfect honeymoon destination, your marriage will be off to an excellent start!  Book your Whistler hotel today!