Experiencing Romantic Ski Resorts in Canada



Mixed race couple on ski lift with skis and snowboard


by Meredith Crilly

If you’re thinking about taking a vacation at one of the romantic ski resorts in

Canada, you’ll want to read about these top choices. What truly makes a ski resort

ideal for a couple is great skiing, a romantic setting, plenty of activities, and a nearby

town that’s unique to visit. The following resorts will meet your needs and offer

much more including scenic beauty, terrific accommodations, and fine food for the

perfectly romantic getaway.

Mont Tremblant Ski Resort


This resort, located in Quebec, always earns a top spot on skiing websites and

magazines. Mont Tremblant combines traditional French charm with first-class skiing

located in a picturesque town that’s designed for winter fun. After spending a day at

the slopes, venture into the downtown area where you’ll find boutiques, cozy cafes,

and other places worth browsing. After having dinner at one of the famed

restaurants, enjoy a romantic evening in one of several lively bars that feature music

and dancing. You can also spend a day at the unique Acquclub La Source Tremblant

which has heated indoor pools, eucalyptus steam baths, and a waterfall that you can

soak under.


Four Seasons Resort Whistler


Whistler is Canada’s biggest ski resort and has more than 33.5 feet of annual

snowfall. Located in British Columbia, this was an ideal place to be the host resort for

the 2010 Olympic games. Of course, this is a perfect getaway for avid skiing couples

with more than 200 ski trails. However, if you want to take a day away from the

slopes, you’ll find plenty of other couple-friendly activities located in Whistler at the

resort and in the town. Enjoy backcountry tours, dog-sledding, ice skating, snowcat

tours, and many more. You can even take a romantic sleigh ride with a stopover for a

cozy bonfire. And, the romantic resort features a spa, fine dining, and a pool to

ensure you have a great time.

What makes this resort especially great for romantic getaways is that the concierge

transports your gear to the mountain, you’ll enjoy early lift access, and have a

knowledgeable staff that can arrange for activities and priority reservations at local





Island Lake Lodge


Also, located in British Columbia, enjoy deep powder, deep duvets, and deep

massages in this backcountry resort. You’ll enjoy a secluded holiday in this mountain

lodge, and their wide range of amenities. This spot is perfect for couples who enjoy

cozy settings and gourmet cuisine. It’s truly the ultimate romantic getaway.

However, keep in mind that this location is only accessible by snowmobile and

snowcat, so this spot takes a little planning. Even this extra step makes it well worth

the trip though with the attentive staff, luxe spa treatments, and 3,000 bottle wine



Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge


Located in Jasper, Marilyn Monroe stayed here back in 1954 while filming a movie.

She was actually turned away from the dining room for wearing pants. However, the

lodge’s high standards didn’t keep stars away and it’s become a hot spot for

Hollywood royalty like the Kennedy’s, Bing Crosby, and Rita Hayworth. Even Queen

Elizabeth II stayed here with Prince Phillip during their centennial tour of Alberta.

You can arrive at this glamorous resort by rail and ask for the “romance by rail”

package to get the true romantic experience. The prices here can be high, but you’ll

enjoy beautiful views, secluded spots, and a truly memorable experience. This spot is

perfect for pampering and the attentive staff ensure that the rooms and service are

of the highest quality. It’s well worth the splurge, so take this romantic spot into

consideration when planning your getaway.


Silver Star Mountain Resort


Offers a superb winter experience with its ski-in, ski-out accommodations. They have

trails for every level from beginners to adrenalin junkies. Wonderful for a romantic

getaway. And, there outdoor gazebo is a great place to propose, get married or

renew your vows. The breathtaking view of the Manashee Mountin range will

provide the perfect backdrop for your special day.

Surrounded by the mountains with a view that overlooks beautiful scenery in every

direction, the mountains make the perfect place for a romantic getaway. Treat

yourself and your partner to one of these top spots for your next vacation or trip.

After a day at the slopes, enjoy a romantic dinner or spend a day at the spa. With so

many skiing and non-ski activities offered at these resorts, the mountains make a

stunning location to base a romantic holiday. Keep in mind that these resort’s

reservations fill up quickly, so be sure to plan ahead to get the best accommodations

and experience possible.

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About Donna Beasley

Donna is a romantic travel expert who encourages couples to create memorable romantic moments, honeymoons, vow renewals and other special romance occasions in travel locations throughout the world. She is the founder and publisher of Romance Travel Magazine. A romantic at heart , she hopes to inspire everyone to find love in their own special place.

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