Whistler is an internationally top-ranked ski resort. With a bustling short-term rental market and some of the most luxurious winter getaways available, Whistler is the perfect place to own vacation rental property, and the perfect place to visit for the trip of a lifetime.
We have hand-picked Whistler’s most sophisticated and luxurious vacation rentals available on VRBO for your dreaming eyes – in no particular order. Here are our top favourite Whistler getaways.
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1. Nella Neve – in Kadenwood
This modern 5 bedroom / 4.5 bathroom chalet is located off a private trail and gondola on Whistler Mountain in the most prestigious neighbourhood – Kadenwood. Guests staying here can literally strap on their skis and ski down to the hill, then return via the private gondola at the end of their day.With bright, open areas throughout the home, floor-to-ceiling windows, wood accents and an outdoor hot tub, you’ll be bathing in the best of mountain luxury vacation rentals. In the summer, the glass doors completely open up, letting the smells and sounds of nature in. The home is surrounded by biking trails that allow access to the rest of Whistler village. In the winter, the home provides a gorgeous view of the Whistler valley, while bathing guests in luxury; from the hanging fire place in the living room, to the 8 person hot tub.
This home truly has it all: access to nature, spaciousness, and all the luxuries a guests could ask for.
Per Person: $220/night
2. The Architect – A Modern Whistler Escape
Floor to ceiling windows surround you and fourteen of your friends in a sleek, open-concept living space. 28-foot living room ceiling, forest views, and private hot tub create an oasis of escape. Complete with a decked out deck with a BBQ, fire pit and heaters, this home is unforgettable.
Situated in the Cypress Estates neighbourhood of Whistler, this home is located in one of the most desirable areas of Whistler, with access to the Nicklaus North Golf Course. Blocks away from the Scandinave Spa, this comfy home will have you second guessing what Whistler is really about: skiing or pampering.
The wood floors and dining table combined with slate and white accents make this home feel like an art gallery, while maintaining the warmth of home. The architect of this home spared no detail, and it shows; 15 foot ceilings in each bedroom, wood beams, luxury bathrooms. This home is unforgettable.
Per Person: $230/night
3. Mountain Sky Lodge
Experience nature, art, and luxury – all in one place. Bathe in the indoor pool surrounded by First Nations original art, complete with a waterfall. Walk out to the outdoor hot tub via a beautifully crafted natural rock deck. Or summon your private concierge to tend to your every need. This is artful Whistler luxury.
The design of the home is inspired by an ancient 450-year-old cedar log, with wood built into every beautiful corner. The spiral staircase seen below leads to a near 360 degree panoramic view of the Whistler valley. This home comes complete with multiple fire places, a 200 bottle wine cellar, and custom native art by local artist Xwalacktun.
Per Person: $360/night
4. Belmont Estate – Helicopter In/Out Lodge
The Belmont Estate is the epitome of luxurious, Whistler living. With over 9000 square feet of living space accessible by Helicopter, this secluded mansion has its own private chef, daily housekeeping, chauffeur and full-time concierge services. You can fly directly to Whistler via a private jet, then board a helicopter to the home. From there, you and your friends/family can embark on heli-ski adventures to your heart’s content.
This home has it all, as any 9,000 square foot home would. The bathrooms have floor to ceiling windows looking out in to nature. The ceilings in every room are lofted, to make the home feel like a contemporary museum. Rooms of note are the 10 person sauna, the private fitness room, the massive wine cellar, a library, and the games/movie room complete with pool and foosball tables.
There is just too much to say about this home. We recommend saving your pennies now, because this home books out far in advance.
Per Person: $770/night
5. Heritage Peak Estate – at Kadenwood
Dedication to the particulars is consistent throughout. This space is designed for maximum ease and flow, without any luxuries to spare. 6,200 square feet holds three decks, two fire pits, and one steam room. Quartz countertops, 90-inch screens, and multiple fireplaces are just a few of the Whistler essentials that will surround you as you unwind in this estate.
One minute is all that separates you from a ski or private gondola ride to the slopes. Live a thousand feet above the Valley floor, connect to the slopes via groomed, private ski trails, and inhale expansive mountain views.
Per Person: $675/night
What a journey! Helicopters, indoor pools, private saunas, 28-foot ceilings, and the list goes on. As you make your way back to reality, feel free to get in touch with us about your own Whistler property.
We hope you’ve enjoyed this tour of Whistler as much as we enjoyed leading it. If you enjoyed this article, check out our piece showcasing Vancouver’s Top 5 AirBNBs.