For immediate release - September 3, 2008
Whistler's Spa Escapes: relaxation and pampering in mountain setting
Whistler, B.C. - Whistler's Spa Escapes offers visitors great deals at spas throughout the resort this fall.
From September 13 to October 31, nine participating spas are giving visitors a chance to relax after summer's busy pace, take in the fall mountain air and scenery, and indulge in some autumn relaxation and pampering. From massages and facials to aromatherapy and eye treatments, you'll want to try them all.
Participating spas are:
• Avello Spa and Health Club (at The Westin Resort and Spa)
• Artesia Spa (at The Hilton Resort and Spa)
• Blue Highways Shiatsu and Massage
• Nibbana Healing Spa
• Revolution Salon and Spa
• Solarice Spa
• Taman Sari Royal Heritage Spa
• Vida Wellness Spa (at The Fairmont Chateau Whistler)
• Vital Spirit Spa
Spa Escapes has teamed up with VISA to offer a special promotion. Use your VISA to purchase a Spa Escapes service at one of the participating spas and receive an add-on treatment or a discount on spa services or wellness products. Go to whistler.com/spa_escapes for details.
Great dining, shopping, and countless outdoor activities make Whistler a perfect autumn getaway. To make it even better, Whistler is offering special room rates for fall, beginning at $99. Go to whistler.com or call 1-800-WHISTLER to book and for more information on weather, activities, directions and more.
Whistler is a year-round leisure and meeting destination located in the Coast Mountains 120 kilometres (75 miles) north of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and is the site of the alpine, Nordic, and sliding events for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Whistler has a range of accommodations totalling 3,200 hotel rooms, and more than 5,000 other tourist accommodation units including condos, B&Bs and chalets. Whistler offers a wide selection of restaurants, bars, spas, boutiques, and activities from world-renowned skiing and snowboarding, mountain biking and golf, to hiking, rock climbing, and watersports. Whistler Blackcomb Mountains feature 3,036 hectares (8,171 acres) of terrain and receive an average of 10.22 metres (33.5 feet) of snow annually. The Resort Municipality of Whistler is home to a diverse community of more than 10,000 permanent residents.
Tourism Whistler is the member-based marketing and sales organization representing Whistler, operating the TELUS Whistler Conference Centre, the Whistler Golf Club, the Whistler Visitor Centres and tourismwhistler.com, as well as 1-800-WHISTLER and whistler.com - Whistler's official source for visitor bookings and information. As the convention and visitors bureau for the Resort Municipality of Whistler, Tourism Whistler represents more than 7,000 members who own, manage and operate properties or businesses on resort lands including hotels, restaurants, activity operators and retail shops.
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