Whistler Alpine Meadows - Area Information
Learn more about the Whistler Alpine Meadows area just north of Whistler Village. Experience a true mountain get-away without the noise and hustle surrounding the shops and restaurants in the Village. Read on to discover more about:
- Whistler Alpine Meadows Location
- Whistler Alpine Meadows Lodging
- Activities, Amenities & Restaurants in Whistler Alpine Meadows
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Whistler Alpine Meadows is located approximately 4 kms or a 5 minute drive from the main Village area. For those without wheels, town bus service is available 365 days a year from early morning to late at night. Fares are nominal at approximately $2/adult (as of September 2009).
If you're more physically-inclined you can walk, jog, rollerblade or bike into the Village and beyound via the Valley Trail. This paved, two-lane path runs all the way from Emerald Estates (north of Alpine Meadows) to Spring Creek (south of Whistler Creekside).
The Alpine Meadows area is home to many year-round residents that call Whistler home. It has a relaxed, local feel and is a great place to stay if you're more interested in getting back to nature than getting into the nightclubs.
There are a few Guest lodges in this area but owner-direct vacation rentals usually provide the best value as you skip middle agent fees and commissions. You also get more space and kitchen facilities for making your own meals (which should save you even more money on your vacation).
View instantly-bookable, owner-direct Whistler Alpine Meadows accommodation below:
A warm and cozy mountain chalet highlighted with vaulted ceilings and log beams above you. Open room plan living/dining room with 60" HDTV/ playstation3, airtight woodburning fireplace, foldout pillow top futon and love seat; ... This lovely home backs green space in a beautiful mountain setting. 4 bedrooms that can comfortably accommodate 10 guests. Newly renovated. Personal concierge service to assist with your every need.
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A warm and cozy mountain chalet highlighted with vaulted ceilings and log beams above you. Open room plan living/dining room with 60" HDTV/ playstation3, airtight woodburning fireplace, foldout pillow top futon and love seat; ...
This lovely home backs green space in a beautiful mountain setting. 4 bedrooms that can comfortably accommodate 10 guests. Newly renovated. Personal concierge service to assist with your every need.
Alpine Meadows is a sleepier, residential area of Whistler.
Although Alpine Meadows lacks the shopping, dining and nightlife opportunities offered closer to the Village, it does feature the largest and most spectacular indoor fitness facilities in Whistler at the Alpine Meadows Sport Centre. Take a tour of the sports centre below:
Other Points of Interest in Whistler Alpine Meadows Include:
- Meadow Park (featuring picnic sites, a playground, tennis/basketball courts & baseball diamonds)
- Horse-drawn sleigh rides and ice skating on Green Lake
- Alpine Meadows Market (small grocery/convenience store)
- Edgewater Restaurant (fine dining - seafood & steak) *closed to the public until May 2010
- Bean Around the World (casual dining - café)
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