Nowhere on earth has powder like Canada. And nowhere on earth does luxury quite like the exclusive heli-retreat Bighorn in the elite resort of Revelstoke. Situated at the base of Revelstoke Mountain resort, Bighorn take the term ‘big’ and...
Destination Guide: Canada
Canada has plenty to offer winter sports enthusiasts on a luxury ski holiday, not only is the powder skiing unrivalled but the opportunity for other non-ski sports are plentiful. From backcountry touring, paragliding, snowshoeing and dog sledging to name just a few, its not just skiers and snowboarders that make full use of one of the snowiest places in the world.
Cosy mountain lodges characterize many of the Canadian ski resorts and what better place to warm up with a hot chocolate after a day on the slopes than with a stay at the luxuriously spacious ‘Bighorn’ in Revelstoke. What really makes this luxury ski chalet special is the option to heli-ski right from the doorstep!
Revelstoke is an exclusive resort that has become renowned for its heli/cat-skiing terrain as well as boasting the largest vertical in North America, it easily rivals some of the better-known resorts such as Whistler, yet with fantastic tree lined runs for beginners and intermediates, Revelstoke offers something for everyone on a luxury ski chalet holiday, whether you are a family of beginners or a mixed ability group.
The ski area with its long pistes are all accessed from just three ski lifts in Revelstoke which are all located in one base. It is here that there are a few restaurants and facilities, though for those who like a bit more activity on a luxury ski holiday the main town in just a 10-minute drive away.
Many Canadian resorts stay open during the summer months and a stay in one of our summer chalet rentals provides the perfect base to explore the glorious landscape as well as rock climbing, white water rafting and in Banff you can even take a dip in a hot spring.
Best places to eat and drink in
Canadian cuisine varies slightly from region to region but historically has French and American influences. Perhaps one Canada’s best known culinary traditions is pancakes with maple syrup and bacon – a must try on a luxury ski holiday here.
Stay in ‘Bighorn’ in Revelstoke and you will be treated to delightful gourmet meals cooked by highly trained chefs. However should you venture out of your luxury ski chalet and head to the town center, you will find a varied array of cuisines from sushi to steak houses.
Best time to visit
Canadian ski resorts flourish all year round; Ski seasons typically running from December through to April.
The nearest airport to Revelstoke is Kelowna, with direct flights available from Los Angeles, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary.
What we love about
The world-class heli-skiing on offer.
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