Niseko Kabayama Overview
Heading out of Hirafu village in the direction Niseko Village, the Kabayama area of Niseko offers a serene alternative to the bustling central Hirafu village.
Accommodation in this woodland area is set amongst the trees and spaced out for privacy and enjoyment. There is plenty of outside space for kids to play in the snow.
Families and groups who value space and a peaceful setting, whilst still being just a few minutes’ walk or drive from the ski lifts of Hirafu or Niseko Village should find what they are looking for here.
For winter 2022-23 the Free Hirafu Shuttle Blue Line connects Kabayama with the Hirafu ski lifts.
Kabayama can be thought of as three distinct neighbourhoods.
The St Moritz residential district offers self-catering cabins and chalets in a spacious and peaceful woodland setting.
This neighbourhood is the closest to Hirafu village at a 15-minute walk to the main Hirafu intersection, allowing visitors to take advantage Hirafu’s restaurants, nightlife and amenities.
The properties in St Moritz offer excellent value compared to their Upper Hirafu or Middle Hirafu equivalents.
A community resort of upscale stand-alone chalets off route 343, only 3 minutes drive from the centre of Hirafu.
The classic alpine luxury chalets have fantastic views of the surrounding nature and some chalets include signature features such pool table & onsen baths.
The family-friendly resort features the on-site Tomo restaurant, an attentive concierge team and complimentary shuttle service available to guests in winter.
The Orchards is a picture-perfect development offering great value & service.
The Chalets of Country Resort development offers a fantastic collection of riverside chalets in one resort development, just 6 minutes’ drive from the centre of Hirafu village.
Country Resort offers a wide range of chalets from two to six bedroom, from mid-range to luxury and the same attentive concierge team and complimentary shuttle bus service offered at The Orchards.
Just off the access road to Country Resort, the stunning avant-garde Gen Myo chalet is the ultimate off the beaten bath luxury retreat
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Kabayama does not sit as the base of any of the Niseko United ski resorts but is connected to both Hirafu and Niseko Village via the Niseko United Shuttle bus service.
Most accommodation providers offer a shuttle service to and from guest’s accommodation and the Hirafu ski lifts and village.
Dining & Nightlife
Kabayama features a few great local restaurants such as Lupicia, Tomo and Jai La Patate.
Head to Hirafu village in the evenings for a wider choice of dining and nightlife.
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Onsen lovers should head to Niseko Village for The Green Leaf or Hilton onsen or venture further afield out to Annupuri and beyond for the best onsen in the area.
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