Discover Whistler Creekside

09/16/2020 | by harmonywhistler | Vacation Rentals

Creekside is only a short 5 minute drive south of Whistler Village. This quaint little village is actually the original Whistler and where the first gondola was built to head up Whistler mountain back to 1966.  You could say its where the Whistler dream all started.

Although Whistler Village has now taken over as the hub, Creekside is still ideal for families or friends seeking a more peaceful escape. It has everything you need from restaurants, pubs, a liquor store, a grocery store and even a Starbucks and Tim Hortons. That said the hustle and bustle of the village is an easy $10 cab ride or $2.50 on the local BC Transit bus.    

Homes We Offer in Creekside

36 Taluswood
29 Taluswood
2 The Heights
2 The Lookout

We have a selection of beautiful big homes in the Taluswood complexes perched high above Creekside only a few minutes drive. These are beautiful big homes perfect for families or friends looking to enjoy each others company on their Whistler Vacation. All with private hot tubs, spacious kitchens, large decks with BBQ and plenty of room for everyone, these homes are ideal for you to feel at home in the mountains with Harmony Whistler Vacations. 

Parks and Lakes

Alpha Lake – Alpha Lake park has a large lawn area, volleyball net, a small playground for the kids and a dock. You will also find tennis courts here, a basketball hoop and Whistler’s only fenced in dog park (Arfa Park) complete with an second dock for the pooches to jump off into the lake. 

Nita Lake – One of the smaller lakes in the Whistler area, with its own dock. Nita Lake has a small pebble beach plus the lake is stocked full of rainbow trout which makes for great fishing.

Drinks and Dining

5* – Reservations Strongly Recommended

Rim Rock Cafe 

A favourite among locals with a mouth watering menu and five star service that is consistently amazing. Expect an intimate vibe and large global wine list.

Red Door Bistro

A smaller dining area on the patio and an open kitchen behind the bar serving French & Fusion Fare. 

Pub Style

Rolands

Known as the locals pub in Creekside, serving up tasty pub grub with a full bar and daily drink specials. You will often find patrons playing darts or pinball.

Dustys

Right at the base of Whistler mountain you will find Dustys. An ideal apres spot with a rustic feel, plenty of space both indoors and outdoors on the patio and often showcasing live entertainment.

The Cure Lounge

Enjoy the views and tranquility of Cure Lounge’s spacious lakefront patio. Relish in their menu made from local ingredients and craft cocktails. 

Pizza

Creekbread

A very popular choice for families and pizza lovers alike. These wood-fired flat breads are sure to satisfy the hunger. Our go to – Mopsy’s Kalua Pie, as long as you like pineapple on your pizza. 

Breakfast 

The Southside Diner 

Known as ‘Whistler’s best kept secret’, the Diner has become a popular spot for locals and visitors alike. With an delicious breakfast menu fuel up for the day with eggs benedict, breakfast poutine, pancakes or a classic breakfast with bacon and scrambled eggs, Southside diner style. They also have great lunch and dinner options. 

Other Creekside Options

Starbucks, Tim Hortons, BC Liquor Store, Confetti Gelato, Eds Bread, Creekside Market

Wellness

Gyms

Altitude Fitness

The newest kid on the block and rated Whistler’s fave high-performance gym with a view, this ultra modern gym offers a variety of equipment and classes right in the heart of Creekside. They also have a floatation tank and tanning facility.

Whistler Creek Athletic Club

Found in Whistler Creek Lodge, this gym has an array of machines, personal trainers and a tanning salon. It includes the use of the outdoor pool and hot tub facilities.

Yoga 

Loka Life Yoga Whistler

Loka Life Yoga is an inclusive community yoga studio located in the Nita Lake Lodge. They offer Jivamukti Spiritual Warrior and Restorative yoga classes live and online. They also offer Ashtanga and shantiseva vinyasa classes online. 

Spa 

The Spa at Nita Lake Lodge

The Spa at Nita Lake Lodge is a fantastic place to restore, relax and reinvigorate. They offer a wide range of massage, body and facial therapy, esthetics, waxing and even champagne services. This award winning spa has two rooftop hot tubs in a peaceful natural setting, a eucalyptus stream room and a serene relaxation lounge. 

The Whistler Clinic 

Th Whistler Clinic offers functional & integrative medicine in Whistler, BC.  Services include Acupuncture, Naturopathic medicine, IV Therapy and Osteopathy.

Shopping

122 West

A boutique furniture, decor and design store with a range of cushions, throws, bedding, tableware, lighting, rugs, wall decor, outdoor accessories and personal accessories. 

Get the Goods

Described as “An emporium of wonder” you can find everything from beautiful crafts to clever products you have likely never heard of. Find gifts for men, woman, children and even pets with books, arts and crafts, accessories, games, travel and homewards.  

Bach & Co

A boutique clothing line for the fashionista looking for the next addition to their wardrobe. They collect the top worldwide brands to suit one’s everyday lifestyle.

Skiing & Snowboarding

With FREE underground parking, Creekside is a great spot to start and end your day on the mountain.

Ride the Creekside Gondola up to Red Chair which will take you to Roundhouse restaurant. It’s only one more lift ride up Peak Chair and you will find yourself right on top of Whistler mountain. You can also ski out to the main village from the top of the Creekside Gondola. 

The ski out options to Creekside are for intermediate to advanced skiers and riders. The famous Dave Murray Downhill is a fun, relatively easy black/advanced run and has a ski-in trail to the Taluswood homes. A blue/intermediate alternative is to take Franz’s and lower Franz’s down to Creekside village or try the 6.8 mile long Peak to Creek run descending all the way from the top of Whistler to Creekside.  

There is a guest services in Creekside for lift passes and a Can-Ski store for rentals.

UNTIL NEXT TIME

Operating since 2014, Harmony Whistler Vacations is Whistler’s locally owned & operated boutique Vacation Management company.  We are dedicated to helping guests discover their inner adventure through our CONCIERGE SERVICES and 24 /7 support to deliver the perfect Whistler vacation.  We manage over 60 vacation VACATION RENTAL PROPERTIES in Whistler and carry the highest standards for our homes.  Our small team will always provide unparalleled service and deliver a personable experience for our guests.  Our goal is to make you feel at home in the mountains so that you can create lifelong memories with family and friends.

We want you to Feel at Home in the Mountains

Be a repeat guest with Harmony Whistler Vacations to receive our return guest special offer (see BOOKING POLICIES for more info).

Photo Creds: Tourism Whistler, Karina Erhardt, Mike Crane, Altitude Fitness, Blake Jorgenson

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