Big White Ski Holidays

Three reasons why Big White is such a top ski holiday destination: the snow (quality & quantity), the high standard of ski-in ski-out accommodation and the award winning Kids Centre and ski school.
Rupert Hatfield
Product Manager - Canada
Three reasons why Big White is such a top ski holiday destination: the snow (quality & quantity), the high standard of ski-in ski-out accommodation and the award winning Kids Centre and ski school.
Rupert Hatfield
Product Manager - Canada

Summary

4
Beginner
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
Intermediate
3
Average: 3 (1 vote)
Advanced
  • Family Friendly
  • Non-Ski Activities
  • Quick Transfer Time

Big White ski holidays are extremely child-friendly, and the diverse ski area receives lots of fluffy white powder.

Big White strives to be the world’s best family resort. The whole set-up aims to make your holiday as easy as possible, with kids’ clubs, crèches and après activities all provided. Alongside its family appeal, this is also a great resort for all abilities.

The snow is all-natural, and there’s plenty of it - Big White is an excellent place to try powder skiing for the first time. While the kids are having lessons, parents can enjoy the backcountry or ski everything from steeps to rolling cruisers.

The modern village has been designed for maximum convenience. Restaurants serve tasty food at sensible prices and Snowshoe Sam’s is our bar of choice, while Happy Valley Adventure Park offers everything from tubing and skating to an ice-climbing tower.

There’s more than enough to keep you busy in Big White, or you could explore further by adding Sun Peaks and Silver Star to an Okanagan Explorer Ski Safari.

Every holiday is tailor-made, just for you.

Call 01273 224060 for advice from our ski specialists.

Resort Guide

Big White Resort Guide

Make the most of your Big White ski holiday with our insider tips.

Resort stats

Season
November to April
Nearest airport
Kelowna
Direct flight
No, 1 stop only
Transfer time
50 minutes
Transport
Transfer
Elevation
7,606 ft
Vertical drop
2,550 ft
Avg snowfall
24.5 ft
Ski area
2,765 acres
Ski lifts
16
Runs
118
Grade
28% advanced
54% intermediates
18% beginners

Maps

Resort Map

Google piste view

Accommodation

The largest ski-in ski out-ski village in Canada, all Big White properties have doorstep access to the slopes. Many are also located close to the Village Centre and Kids’ Centre. The hotel options are hugely varied, and the condos often include private hot tubs.

We’ve stayed at or visited all our Big White accommodation options, so call us for advice and we’ll recommend the best ones for you.

Featured accommodation

Stonebridge Lodge Exterior © Gavin Crawford
  • Close to Ski School
  • Close to Slopes
  • Close to Village
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Self-Catered
  • Ski-in Ski-out
The 3 buildings that make up Stonebridge Lodge are located in the heart of the village beside the Bullet Express chairlift.
Stonegate Resort Exterior
  • Close to Ski School
  • Close to Slopes
  • Close to Village
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Hot Tub - Private
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Pool
  • Self-Catered
  • Ski-in Ski-out
Stonegate Resort is responding to an ever-increasing demand for sophisticated on-site amenities for skiers and non-skiers alike.

Reviews

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If you’ve recently returned from this resort, we’d love to hear from you.

If no reviews are available yet, ask for first-hand advice from Ski Safari staff who have visited this resort. Call us on 01273 224 060.

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06/04/2016 George Wadhams

Amazing village with something for everyone. Everything is so organised and all the people are really helpful and friendly. Would highly recommend!

14/03/2016 Nicola Gamble

Fab snow, excellent skiing, could perhaps have better signs on the mountain, runs tend to merge a lot.

12/02/2016 Julie Fieldhouse

We had an amazing amount of snow while we were there, 23cm of the lightest snow one night then another 3 or 4 days where we had between 6-13cm. The runs were well groomed when necessary but not over groomed when fresh snow had fallen. Excellent resort for playing in trees, whatever your level of skiing. Nice walks from the happy valley area and nordic and snow shoe trail pass was included in downhill pass. The grocery store in the village was well stocked and we catered easily for ourselves. We went on the ice hockey trip from Big White which was excellent value and a great night out. Bakery downstairs in the main resort building was fantastic.

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