Which Resort?

There are hundreds of ski resorts in Japan. Whatever you love about skiing and snowboarding, you will find it in Japan. Whether you prefer shredding powder, carving on immaculately groomed piste runs, grinding rails and pulling tricks, or even taking your first turns, Japan has the resort for you.

We have picked our favourite resorts. Each resort has it’s own unique character and personality. If you are not sure which one is right for you, get in touch with us. We’d love to hear from you.

Japan Map


Niseko

Niseko Ski Resort Japan

Niseko is the most famous and popular of the all of the Japanese ski resorts. Phenomenal development over the past 10 years has transformed this largely rural area into an international modern resort, complementing the epic mountain with abundant powder snow incredible terrain. Quite simply, Niseko is the powder capital of Japan.

Great Resort for:

  • Powder Snow
  • Off Piste Skiing
  • Night Skiing
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Restaurants & Nightlife


Rusutsu

Rusutsu Resort

A medium size Japanese resort located in West Hokkaido, located just a short drive from Niseko with similar amounts of snow.

Great Resort for:

  • Powder Snow
  • Tree Skiing
  • Terrain Park
  • Resort Hotels

Kiroro

Kiroro

Located 1 hours North of Niseko, Kiroro is another great option for those seeking a destination resort experience with the famous Hokkaido powder snow!

Great Resort for:

  • Powder Snow
  • Tree Skiing
  • Resort Hotels


Furano

Hakuba Valley - Nagano

Located in Central Hokkaido, Furano offers a lot to those wanting to experience the best of Japanese skiing in a quieter, truly Japanese environment.

Great Resort for:

  • Powder Snow
  • Uncrowded Lifts
  • Off Piste Terrain
  • Exploring Central Hokkaido Resorts


Hakuba Valley

Hakuba Valley - Nagano

Breathtaking alpine panoramas, steep and dramatic landscapes and a healthy dose of powder snow. The resorts of the Hakuba valley are the heart of the Japan Alps.

Great Resort for:

  • Variety of Piste Runs
  • Variety of Off Piste & Backcountry
  • Sunny Days
  • Accommodation Variety

Nozawa Onsen

Nozawa Onsen

One of the most popular ski resorts with Japanese and International visitors for a good reason. Whilst skiing came to Nozawa Onsen over 100 years ago, the ancient village long predates this and as such has retained a really traditional feel. 

Great Resort for:

  • Piste Runs
  • Onsen Hot Springs
  • Traditional Ski Village
  • Fire Festival


Myoko

Myoko Kogen

A traditionally Japanese ski town with uncrowded slopes, Myoko is powder and park heaven, combining modern facilities and true Japanese charm. Myoko is a well kept secret and a powder gem.

Great Resort for:

  • Powder Snow
  • Uncrowded Lifts
  • Sunny Days
  • Traditional Ski Village