Upmarket modern ski destination
- Slopeside & forest accommodation
- Winter activities – snowmobile, show shoe, snow rafting & sledding
- Two of the best onsen (hot springs) in Niseko
Niseko Village is an upmarket modern ski destination with slopeside hotels & apartments, forest chalets and cosy ski lodges, set in pristine alpine wilderness.
The English-speaking ski school and plentiful beginner learning areas make Niseko Village a popular choice for newcomers to skiing. Steep off-piste sections and easy access to the Annupuri gates make Niseko Village an equally appealing choice for experts.
The slope-side onsen hot springs offer a chance to relax and rejuvenate, surrounded by snow-covered pine trees and stunning mountain views.
Invigorating winter activities, short lift lines & professional child care, make Niseko Village the perfect choice for families seeking a convenient slope-side getaway.
Where is Niseko Village?
Formerly known as ‘Higashiyama’ meaning East Mountain, Niseko Village is located between Hirafu and Annupuri villages and sits at the base of the Niseko Village ski resort.
New Chitose Airport (CTS) is the closest airport and can be reached in 2.5 to 3 hours by road. Kutchan is the closest town at 25 minutes’ drive and Sapporo is the closest major city at 2 hours’ drive.
Niseko Village Map
Niseko United Ski Resort
The Niseko United Ski Area is comprised of the four connected ski areas of Hanazono, Hirafu, Niseko Village and Annupuri. It is the largest single ski resort area in Japan.
There is enough terrain to keep everyone happy from mellow piste runs, steeper pistes, tree runs, sidecountry off piste and full backcountry terrain.
Niseko Village features three ski in / ski out resort hotels, each in a distinct location, surrounded by nature and serviced by a different ski lift as well as self-contained accommodation options located close to The Green Leaf Hotel.
Moving away from the ski lifts, there are even more self-contained townhouses and chalets with Shakuzen Chalets and Yukihyo being the ultimate off-the-beaten-track forest retreats.
Getting to Niseko
Whether you are coming from Tokyo, New Chitose Airport, Sapporo City, Otaru City or one of the other Hokkaido Ski Resorts, there are numerous options for the transfer to Niseko.
Onsen Hot Springs
Retreat to the sanctuary of healing at one of Niseko Village's two natural onsen at The Green Leaf Hotel and Hilton Niseko Village.
Both feature indoor bathing as well as classic Rotenburo outdoor rock pools.
Guests of all ages can relax, recharge and rejuvenate in the soothing geothermal waters, surrounded by snow-covered pine trees and stunning mountain views.
Each of the ski in / ski out hotels and apartment buildings feature high quality in-house restaurants with Hilton Niseko Village offering the widest range of cuisines as well as the Ezo Pub sports bar.
'The Village', located between The Hilton and the Ritz Carlton, is a pretty collection of boutique restaurants and shops designed in classic Machiya style.
Located in the Higashiyama Pension Village, the local Takahashi farm operates a shop called Milk Kobo serving unbelievably good ice cream, yoghurt drinks and choux buns as well as supplying dairy ingredients for its own on-site pizza and buffet restaurants.
The School offers internationally certified multi-lingual instructors, who pride themselves in ensuring a fun, safe and exciting experience.
This equipment hire option is ideal for those staying in the Niseko Village area.
Inspired by traditional Japanese machiya architecture, 'The Village' is Niseko Village's main pulse where paved intimate walkways are flanked by contemporary shopping and dining.
Choose from nanny, day care of kids adventure options with trusted professionals in the Niseko area.
Niseko offers plenty of great activities off the mountain - Snow Mobile Tours, Snow Shoe Tours, Tube Park, Snow Rafting, Sled Tour and an Indoor Climbing Wall!
Massage & Spa
Retreat to sanctuary of healing at a Niseko Village spa.
Guests of all ages can relax, recharge and rejuvenate, surrounded by pine trees.
Unwind under the healing hands of skilled therapists with sublime spa treatments and massage therapy offered at Wakka Spa or The Green Leaf Spa.
Getting Around Niseko
Whether you prefer to jump on a shuttle bus, book a taxi or hire a car and drive yourself, there are plenty of options to get around the Niseko area.