Rediscovering Whistler: A Tailored Adventure for Carlos and His Family

After a previous visit that left them wanting more, Carlos reached out to ANANDA Riders. Last time in Whistler, Carlos and his family found themselves stuck in a routine, dining at the same places without truly experiencing the diversity and excitement the area has to offer. Determined to make the most out of their trip this time, they entrusted us to create a personalized itinerary that promises not just a vacation, but a journey of delightful discoveries and authentic experiences. Join us as we explore the customized itinerary that transformed their stay into an unforgettable adventure.

Itinerary for Carlos and His Family

Day 1: Arrival and Relaxation

  • Pizzeria Antico: Perfect for the first night in Whistler. This spot offers a relaxed atmosphere, ideal for unwinding after your travel. Specializing in wood-fired pizzas, it's a cozy and delicious choice for the whole family.

Day 2: First Ski Day

  • Peaked Pies: After a thrilling day on the slopes, nothing beats a comforting meal. Known for their Australian pies, Peaked Pies is perfect for recharging with a hearty, homemade meal. Fun Fact: They serve some of Whistler's finest coffee.
  • The Keg Steakhouse: For dinner, enjoy The Keg Steakhouse, specializing in prime cuts of meat, it's a haven for steak lovers, though there are plenty of other options for different tastes.

Day 3: Family Day

  • Walk through Alta Lake + Nita Lake and lunch at Creekbread: Located away from the downtown hustle, this pizzeria specializes in organic wood-fired pizzas. While pizza is their focus, they also offer meat options and a selection of craft beers.
  • Before heading to Creekbread, consider stopping at Roland's, a genuine local pub that also features a liquor store with an excellent selection of beers and wines at great prices.
  • Ice skating at Olympic Plaza and time in parks with swings.
  • Pasta Lupino: Ideal for a quiet night in. Pick up some fresh pasta and delicious sauces to prepare a simple yet exquisite meal at home. A fantastic option for a fuss-free family night.

Day 4: Second Ski Day and Relax at Meadow Park

  • Enjoy the slopes! After an exciting skiing day, relax at the Community Center at Meadow Park. The kids can have fun in the pool while you relax in the sauna, steam bath, and jacuzzi.
  • Consider dining at Alpine Café, close by and lovely with live music and great sandwiches and beers.

Day 5: Vallea Lumina and Family Dinner

  • In the evening, don't miss Vallea Lumina, best experienced at dusk (in April, starting around 8:10 pm). It's a magical experience that will enchant the whole family.
  • Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House: For an unforgettable dining experience, Joe Fortes offers top-quality seafood and a variety of dishes that will delight everyone in the family.

Day 6: Optional Ski Day or Free Day

  • Dinner at Wild Blue: With an elegant atmosphere and creative dishes, it's the perfect choice for your last night in Whistler. While specializing in seafood, they offer a wide range of dishes to satisfy all tastes. This restaurant was recently named the 2nd best new restaurant in Canada.

Day 7: Farewell from Whistler

  • Before departing, enjoy a special breakfast and savor your last hours in Whistler. For a memorable breakfast, try the new restaurant by the owners of Caramba, Lorette, which continues the legendary breakfast with potato tart that made its predecessor, Elements Urban Tapas Bar, famous.

Additional Recommendations

The Grill Room at Fairmont Chateau Whistler: Known for its premium meat dishes and a fine selection of seafood, The Grill Room also boasts an impressive beer list, making it a prime choice for those who appreciate both.

Hy's Steakhouse: Specializes in top-quality meats, Hy’s is perfect for those in search of premium steak. Though primarily focused on meats, they also offer a selection of seafood, ensuring there’s something to satisfy every palate.

Hunter Gather: This restaurant provides a unique culinary experience, emphasizing local and sustainable ingredients. Enjoy their delicious meat dishes and a good selection of craft beers. It's a popular spot among those who value sustainable, artisan food. Here you’ll find a blend of locals and discerning visitors seeking a high-quality, conscientious dining experience.

Alpha Cafe: Offers a diverse breakfast menu including sandwiches, breakfast bowls, quiches, and gourmet pastries, ensuring there's something for every family member, no matter their morning preference. Conveniently located near the heart of Whistler and close to Alta Bistro, Alpha Cafe is easily accessible for a quick breakfast or to grab snacks before heading to the slopes.


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