Skiing Holidays in Japan

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Why Choose Skiing Holidays in Japan?

Keen sports enthusiasts are already planning out their Japan Olympics 2020 diaries, and may also remember the spectacular action and unique Japanese views from the 1998 Winter Olympics held in Nagano? It won't come as any surprise, then, to learn that skiing holidays in Japan are increasingly popular with global travellers.

Ski Holidays in Japan: Top Holiday Lettings

House Higashikoiso
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Higashikoiso, Oiso, Japan
from £108
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House Ashigakubo
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Ashigakubo, Yokoze, Japan
from £41
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House 6 Chome-23 Sakaihigashi
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
6 Chome-23 Sakaihigashi, 6 Chome Sakaihigashi, Japan
from £88
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House Yunodaira Hayato
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Yunodaira Hayato, Hayato, Japan
from £114
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House Ajiro
House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Ajiro, Atami, Japan
from £56
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House Nozato
House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Nozato, Sodegaura, Japan
from £113
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House Teishi
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 5 bedrooms
Teishi, Minamiizu, Japan
from £35
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House Yutocho Ubumi
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Yutocho Ubumi, Nishi Ward, Japan
from £23
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House Hachiyama Togattaonsen
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Hachiyama Togattaonsen, Togattaonsen, Japan
from £113
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The Top 6 Ski Resorts in Japan

If you've never thought about a Japanese ski holiday before, why not plan your next winter ski vacation. to Japan now? There are literally hundreds of winter snow resorts on the islands. Six of the best are listed below:

  • 1. Nozawa

    The ski resort of Nozawa was the first of the winter snow resorts in Japan and has 44 different routes, up to 20 ski lifts, and plenty of heavy snow. Nozawa Onsen is Japan's most renowned ski towns, offering loads of village accommodations that were purpose-built and consequently meet any visitor requirements. The resort has base ski slopes to suit visitors of any age or ability, hot water springs, and a history dating back to the era of the Japanese samurai warriors. Nagano island was the location for the 1998 winter Olympics, and one more fantastic reason to opt for Japanese ski holidays is the length of the season, often running from October through to May!

  • 2. Niseko

    Hokkaido is more westernised than Nagano, so visitors seeking all the contemporary delights may prefer to holiday in the popular resort of Niseko. You'll discover four connected mountains at this resort, alongside a variety of accommodations, restaurants, hotels, and bars to suit any taste.

  • 3. Kiroro

    The ski destination of Kirora is snow heaven for cross country enthusiasts, and the often featured in popular ski action movies. This Hokkaido destination offers the best powder snow, although it's not been fully developed as a tourist ski resort at this moment. Many visitors travel over for the day from the resorts of Rusutsu or Niseko.

  • 4. Rusutsu

    The resort of Rusutsu is Japan's top ski destination, with lots of ski in and out hotels, and a welcoming atmosphere that rivals any of the world's most renowned resorts.

  • 5. Madarao

    There's nothing more entrancing than tree skiing, and this is Madarao's forte. If you're lucky enough to holiday at this destination during cherry blossom season, the sight of the beautiful blossoms against the snowy backdrop will be a memory that remains with you for life.

  • 6. Shiga Kogen

    The ski resort of Shiga Kogen is the largest on the island of Nagano, and popular with sports enthusiasts looking for virgin powder. The resort was used for several of the major Olympic events, and consequently offers visitors all the essentials and comforts needed for the best ski holiday of a lifetime.

Best Places to Stay for Ski Holidays in Japan

House Yunodaira Hayato
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Yunodaira Hayato, Hayato, Japan
from £121
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House Niimura
House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Niimura, Matsumoto, Japan
from £90
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House Izumicho
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Izumicho, Ishinomaki, Japan
from £36
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