Squamish, in British Columbia, Canada is getting a reputation for being the outdoor recreation capital of Canada, as it possesses so many activities in its vicinity. It gives people the opportunity of rock climbing, horseback riding, mountain biking, mountain climbing, whit water rafting, not to mention that it’s near the ski fields, so there are plenty of exciting winter activities.
Squamish is only 60km from Whistler, which of course is home to some of Canada’s (and even the world’s) best skiing and snowboarding.
Like Whistler hotels, Squamish hotels offer many convenient options. There’s accommodation for singles, couples, family groups, as well as larger groups.
The Sea to Sky Hotel
One of Squamish’s finest hotels, is the Sea to Sky Hotel, which offers full service, with spacious luxury rooms (all with heating and air conditioning), wireless Internet, beautiful mountain views from the private balconies, TVs, mini-fridges, and microwaves. If that’s not enough, there are a choice of rooms, ranging from one bedroom suites, to rooms with two Queen sized beds.
The Garibaldi Springs Golf Resort
Garibaldi Springs Golf Resort is another of Squamish’s finest accommodations. Offering brand new executive suites, one of the features of the hotel is its 18 hole golf course. The resort also offers Rockwell’s restaurant and bar with an outdoor terrace, an indoor/outdoor pool with Jacuzzi, a well equipped fitness centre, meeting and event space for conferences, as well as a business centre.
There are 111 suites to choose from at the Garibaldi, ranging from studio suites, one or two bedroom suites equipped with kitchens and balconies, and one or two bedroom suites with laundry facilities, as well as fireplace and golf course views are also available.
All rooms have well equipped kitchens with full sized refrigerators, stoves, dishwashers and microwaves, dining accessories and even a coffee maker. All rooms possess flat screen TVs with DVDs, plus cable TV channels, all rooms have wireless high speed Internet (which is available for a small fee)
The August Jack Motor Inn
Another Squamish accommodation is the August Jack Motor Inn, which offers convenient, cheap accommodation for those on a budget. All rooms have digital cable TV, plus high speed Internet available in the lobby (or via WiFi in the rooms). With rates beginning as low as $85 per night, the August Jack Motor Inn offers something for the budget conscious holiday maker, who still wants to appreciate the conveniences of home.
If you’re looking to stay somewhere near to Whistler this winter, without breaking the bank, then have a look at Squamish, a place which really does have so much to offer.