Destination Wedding: Say Your “I Dos” in Style at Mount Washington Alpine Resort, BC

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Weddings are one of those special life moments people always look forward to. If you plan to tie the knot anytime soon, celebrate your union in style.  Treat your bride and your guests to a breathtaking Alpine wedding at Mount Washington Alpine Resort – it’s the ultimate destination wedding everyone will definitely look forward to.

The magnificent view of Mt. Albert Edward and Strathcona Park presents the perfect backdrop for your special event. Now you can look forward to starting your married life filled with wonderful memories and postcard perfect photos. At Mountain Washington Alpine Resort, you can make it happen.

Situated on the eastern side of Vancouver Island, it’s a one-hour drive from Campbell River, BC and can be easily accessed from a number of well-maintained, multi-lane highways. Whether it’s an intimate wedding or a grand celebration you have in mind, give your guests that perfect excuse for weekend getaways and Vancouver Island retreats, far from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Two Beautiful Alpine Wedding Locations

At Mountain Washington Alpine Resort, there are two locations you can choose from to hold your wedding. The first option is the Raven Lodge, which is designed to comfortably accommodate a wedding of up to 160 guests. The resort also offers full catering service, so you get to regale your guests to stunning views and sumptuous customized meals – the perfect recipe for a memorable event. The complete dinner services at Raven Lodge starts from $ 29.00 and up per person, excluding taxes and gratuities.

The Raven Lodge also offers special midweek rates if you plan to schedule your wedding on a weekday to avoid the weekend crowd. They currently offer a $ 1,750 wedding package, which includes equipment, staff, place settings, setup and teardown.

Another equally beautiful location still within the ski resort is the Whiskey Jack Room, which is also available during summers. It also overlooks the awe-inspiring setting of the Mt. Albert Edward and Strathcona Park. The wedding packages for this location start at $ 1,000 excluding taxes and gratuities.

Other Outdoor Activities to Entertain Your Guests

While your wedding is the highlight of the weekend, you naturally want to also entertain your guests to a number of wonderful outdoor activities. With the luxurious amenities and facilities available at Mount Washington Alpine Resort, your guests are sure to enjoy a day of fun and frolic as they rent out skiing equipment. Here are the lists of activities they can engage in before or after the wedding:

Winter Activities

• Ski and Snowboard Camps for Adults (Suitable for ages 13 years old and up)

• Ski and Snowboard Children’s Programs

• Snow Tubing

• Snowshoeing

• Cross-Country Skiing

• Night Skiing
Summer Activities

• Mountain Biking

• Mile High Chairlift Rides

• Alpine Hiking

• Bungee Trampoline

• Disc Golf

• Mini Golf

Resort Contact Details

Phone

• From the Comox Valley: 250-338-1386

• Toll Free: 1-888-231-1499

Central Reservations

• From the Comox Valley: 250-338-1386

• Toll Free: 1-888-231-1499

Fax

• Comox Valley: 250-338-5493

Email: catering@mountwashington.ca

Getting There

• Car Travel – from Campbell River, Mount Washington is 60 Km (31 miles) southeast or approximately 1-hour drive. If your starting point is Nanaimo, it is 135 Km (83.6 miles) northwest or a quick 2-hour drive. From Victorian, it is 254 Km (152 miles) northwest or about a 3.5-hour drive.

• Ferry Travel – BC Ferries operates on a daily basis between Powell River and Comox, which is 35 Km (22 miles) from Mount Washington.
• Air Travel – To get to Mount Washington by plane, the nearest airport is the Comox Valley Airport, which is serviced by three major airlines, receiving flights from Alberta, Calgary and Vancouver.

Accommodations

If you are looking for Campbell River Hotels either for a stopover or an alternative accommodation for your traveling guests, you can choose from a number of Victoria Hotel, BC, including, our sponsor, The BEST WESTERN PLUS, Austrian Chalet:

BEST WESTERN PLUS Austrian Chalet
462 S Island Highway, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 1A5
Phone: 250/923-4231 | Fax: 250/923-2840

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Austrian Chalet is one of the finest accommodations by a growing number of Vancouver Island travel guests, not only because of its reasonable rates but it has also been known as a family-friendly hotel.  It is strategically located just a few steps from the magnificent Pacific Ocean beaches, and at close proximity with the Discovery Harbour Mall and the popular golf courses in the area.

Enjoy spaciously appointed guest rooms, complete with breathtaking ocean views. The accommodations come with free wireless high-speed Internet access and cable satellite television. Other amenities include a steam room, hot tub, fitness centre, business centre and conference facilities. Pets are also welcome with restrictions.

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Publisher of Amazing Vancouver Island. Doug grew up in Kamloops and Vancouver. He is also the President of KIAI Angency, an Internet Marketing and Branding agency in Vancouver. He is an avid photographer and you can see his many pix of Vancouver Island on Flickr.

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