lists: Biggest destination resorts in B.C. in 2013

Biggest destination resorts in B.C. in 2013

RANKED BY | Number of rooms in 2013
Rank '13ResortAmenitiesYear foundedPeak season room ratesNo. guest beds '13No. guest rooms '13
1Tourism Whistler/Resort Municipality of Whistler/Whistler Blackcomb1
www.tourismwhistler.com www.whistler.com
www.whistlerblackcomb.com
Whistler-Blackcomb Ski Resort, Whistler Village, mountain biking, ziplining, wildlife tours, river rafting, horseback riding, four championship golf courses, summer and winter sightseeing, shopping, dining, Peak 2 Peak Gondola, outdoor skating19752NP31,86015,880
2Big White Ski Resort
www.bigwhite.com
A 118 market runs fanning from the summit, 2,565 acres of skiable terrain and 16 lifts, explore snow covered hills by snowmobile, explore backcountry on cross country skis and snowshoes, sleigh ride through the wilderness or mush behind a husky on a dog sleigh ride. We have a one of a kind ice climbing tower and North Americas highest elevation Ice skating+hockey down in Happy Valley.1963NP17,5002,250
3Sun Peaks Resort
www.sunpeaksresort.com
3,678 acres of downhill alpine skiing - nordic skiing - snowmobile, dogsled and snowshoe tours - village shopping - sports centre - 18-hole golf course - lift-accessed downhill and cross country biking & hiking - canoeing - horseback riding - fishing - festivals and events1992NP7,0002,000
4Silver Star Mountain Resort
www.skisilverstar.com
Ski resort with 115 downhill runs, nordic resort with over 100km of nordic trails. Summer downhill mountain bike resort, hiking trails and horse back riding. Various golf resorts within 30 km of the resort.1957NP6,20031,5003
5Panorama Mountain Village
www.panoramaresort.com
A 120-run ski resort, local village, Greywolf Golf Course1962$99 to $799 per nightNP810
6Hudson Bay Mountain
www.hudsonbaymountain.com
In Smithers, golf, alpine skiing, boarding, #3 in North America fishing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, white water rafting, back country skiing, mountain biking19604NPNP650
6Mount Washington Alpine Resort
www.mountwashington.ca
www.discovermountwashington.com
Mount Washington Alpine Resort1979NP4,500650
8Tourism Harrison Hot Springs
www.tourismharrison.com
Harrison Lake recreational activities such as boating, guided fishing, hiking, Circle farm tours, Spa facilties2007NPNP600
9Delta Grand Okanagan Resort & Conference Centre
www.deltagrandokanagan.com
Spa at the Grand, Grand Bay Cafe, Vines Lounge, Lake City Casino, area wineries, golf courses, Okanagan wine festivals, eco-tours, adventure tours1992$199390390
10Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa
www.harrisonresort.com
Five hot spring pools, 3 restaurants, Healing Springs Spa, Resort Marina with boat rentals, fishing charters, three area golf courses, adventure tours, Harrison Festival of the Arts, Fraser Valley Dragon Boat Festival, Agassiz Fall Fair, Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival1926$169 - $299557337
11Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
www.kickinghorseresort.com
Snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, heli skiing, tube park, mountain biking, wildlife education, dining, shopping, White Water Rafting2000NPNP2505
12Spirit Ridge Vineyard Resort & Spa
www.spiritridge.ca
Mica Restaurant at Spirit Ridge, deli/market, full-service spa, meeting space for 350, 2 pool, 2 hot tubs, steam room, and waterslide, 9-hole golf course, NK'MIP Cellars winery, fitness centre, NK'MIP Desert cultural centre, boat, bike and water sport rentals, pet friendly2005NPNP226
13Penticton Lakeside Resort, Convention Centre & Casino
www.pentictonlakesideresort.com
Apex Ski Resort, Penticton Golf & Country Club, premier golf courses all within a 30-minute drive, Skaha Rock climbing, on-site boat and seadoo rentals, parasailing1982$170.00 - $415.00357203
14Three Valley Lake Chateau
www.3valley.com
Lakefront resort, 3 Valley Gap Heritage Ghost Town1960NPNP180
15The Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort & Spa
www.bearmountain.ca
156 Room Westin Hotel rated 4 diamond, 5 star. Two championship Nicklaus Design golf courses, three restaurants including wine cellar, 12 treatment room spa. A 10,000 sq.ft. athletic club with outdoor heated swimming pool, tennis courts. Hiking on Mt. Finlayson, Goldstream Provincial Park nearby, mountain bikes available.2004$359 - $429239156
16Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
www.fairmonthotsprings.com
Natural mineral hot springs; 45 holes of golf including two championship courses, with clubhouse dining and two golf shops; airport,;RV Park; poolside shop featuring Western CanadaÂÂÂ's largest swimsuit selection; family ski area with chalet, dining and lounge; BC Rockies Adventures tour service; a full-service spa and wellness centre; gourmet restaurant and lounge; and conference and catering facilities for 300 people1965NPNP144
17Lake Okanagan Resort
www.lakeokanagan.com
Resort amenities include: - Par 3, 9-hole golf course - Two lit tennis courts - Outdoor swimming pools - Indoor & outdoor hot tubs - Saunas - Beyond Wrapture Day Spa - Full-service marina - Vantage Pointe Clubhouse- includes restaurants and lounge - Vantage Pointe Cantina- fully-licensed beach restaurant/bar - Summer Kid's Camp - Sandy beach with trampoline water park - Meeting & banquet facilities - Sport's Court - Extensive hiking & riding trail system (ATVs/Dirtbikes welcome) - Resort Store & Pro Shop Nearby amenities include: - Some of the region's best wineries including Mission Hill & Quail's Gate - Fintry High Farm Horseback Riding - Bear Creek Provincial Park- campground & hiking system - Fintry Provincial Park- campground & hiking system - Championship golf courses - 20 minutes from downtown Kelowna2010 (new ownership)$219-$379NP125
17St Eugene Golf Resort & Casino
www.steugene.ca
On-site 18-hole golf course, Casino of the Rockies, four restaurants, nearby: Kimberley Ski Resort, Fernie Ski Resort, Fort Steele heritage town, Canadian Museum of Rail Travel2000NPNP125
19Predator Ridge Resort
www.predatorridge.com
 1991$159-$179NP121
20Walnut Beach Resort
www.walnutbeachresort.com
Heated outdoor pool and hot tubs, private licensed beach, boat docks, complimentary barbecues, secure underground parking, wine bar, conference facilities for up to 150 people2008259 - 699259112



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