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Adventure Bucket List Date Ideas in Whistler

Adventure Bucket List Date Ideas in Whistler

#FairmontLovesFebruary – 5 Winter Date Ideas in Whistler for Adventurous Couples

Love is in the crisp, alpine air! With breathtaking mountain scenery and outdoor activities aplenty, it’s no surprise that Canada’s Western Mountains have all the makings for THE ultimate romantic getaway. In the spirit of love month, we’re sharing our top 5 adventurous date ideas to fall deeper in love in Banff, Jasper, Lake Louise and Whistler. Whether you’re celebrating your better half this Valentine’s Day or spoiling them all season long, these adventure bucket-list ideas for couples are sure to spark loving memories that will last a lifetime.  

Romantic Stays in Whistler

Stay at Fairmont Chateau Whistler where adventure is right at your fingertips! There’s no need to rush breakfast in bed when you stay steps from the base of Blackcomb Mountain in Whistler.

Celebrate your love with an unforgettable stay at Whistler’s celebrated ski-in/ski-out mountain resort. Not only can you catch first tracks with your one and only, but there’s so much more to discover together beyond the slopes in Whistler. Spoil yourselves with a Fairmont Gold at the Chateau and enjoy the convenience of exclusive amenities like private reception and concierge, Fairmont Gold Lounge access, and hotel car service to make the most of your precious time together.

Check out our top planning tips for a romantic getaway to Whistler.

Romantic Couples Stay with bubbles on Fairmont Gold
Elevate your romantic getaway with a Fairmont Gold stay at Chateau Whistler.

5 Adventurous Date Ideas in Whistler

Whistler is the adventure hub of Canada’s West Coast mountains for couples seeking unique experiences. These winter date ideas are top of our list for you and your better half to try:

1. Go Zip-lining Side by Side

A Couple Dual Ziplining in Whistler in Winter, photo by The Adventure Group
Soar high over Whistler with your better half. Photo by The Adventure Group

You’ll both be on cloud nine when you soar side by side high in the alpine. Superfly Ziplines the exhilarating rush of soaring over lush forests and the breathtaking views of Cougar Mountain. Multiple dual zip-lines connect to an extensive network, allowing couples to fly side by side. Bundle this activity with other winter favorites like snowmobile and snowshoe tours for a fun-filled day with The Adventure Group.  

2. Discover Vallea Lumina

Embark on a romantic journey through Vallea Lumina. Photo by Moment Factory/Vallea Lumina

Twinkling lights and stardust add to the romance of this magical night walk through Whistler’s old growth forests. Nestled between Rainbow Mountain and Cougar Mountain lies Vallea Lumina, a world filled with enchantment an adventure. Journey hand-in-hand to discover lingering traces of two long-ago hikers and search for clues that will lead you to discover the legends of Whistler. This is one multimedia experience off the beaten path you’ll both love.

3. Join a guided whistler experience

Ski-In, Ski-Out Whistler
Fairmont Chateau Whistler guests can gain a local’s perspective on unique experiences with Whistler Adventure Guides

Embark on a spontaneous mountain adventure for a true local’s perspective of Whistler. Whistler Experience Guides offer daily guided excursions of Whistler’s most sought-after activities for registered guests of Fairmont Chateau Whistler. Join a Mountain tour for a backstage pass to the best skiing and riding Whistler Blackcomb has to offer. Find a new inspiration from BC artists at the Audain Art Museum. Connect closer to Indigenous history, culture, and heritage at the Squamish Lil Wat Cultural Center. Or toast to your love on a local distillery tour and sip on Alpine Gin, North Vodka and other signature spirits. View the adventure guide schedule up to two weeks in advance of each tour (pre-registration is required).

4. Relax & Rejuvinate

Couple at Fairmont Chateau Whistler Pool & Spa
Relax slopeside in the heated indoor & outdoor pools at Fairmont Chateau Whistler

You both deserve some R&R—so why not embrace mountain wellness at Fairmont Chateau Whistler together? Book a relaxation massage, soothing facial, body wrap, or whichever restorative treatment your heart desires at Vida Spa. Connect closer to your love as you relax and rejuvenate at the Chateau slopeside. Treat yourself to some much needed hydrotherapy with a dip in the hot tub, a plunge in the pool, and genuine connection around fire pit and cedar barrel saunas. Or visit Scandinave Spa, Whistler’s silent spa, for a stronger connection to your body and mind.

5. Indulge in fondue for two at the chalet

The Chalet, Whistler fondue for Two, CR Brad Flowerdrew
Indulge in a bubbling cheese fondue at The Chalet, Fairmont Chateau Whistler. Photo by Brad Flowerdrew

If culinary experiences delight you, we suggest Whistler’s best fondue for two at The Chalet. Indulge in savoury fondues, house-made pâté, schnitzel, rösti, and artisan charcuterie platters. Choose between Cheese fondue (with Emmenthal and Gruyère) or Fondue Chinoise served with 5oz. AAA Beef. Don’t forget to save room for dessert—chocolate fondue! End your culinary adventure with an after-dinner selection from the schnapps wagon.

More Unique Whistler Date Ideas

Looking for more romantic Whistler date ideas? Check out our 5 Uniquely Whistler Date Ideas and 28 ways to enjoy Whistler’s great outdoors.

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