Naeba Ski Resort is a massive ski resort off 200 hectares with the experience of hosting the Alpine Ski World Cup. Within its huge field there are 22 courses as well as three types of kids parks and three gondolas operating. Naeba Ski Resort is a highly versatile ski resort that’s family friendly a… Read More
> 14 metres of amazing powder a season
> Five different types of hot spring water
> Fresh seafood from the Sea of Japan
Myoko is a vintage Japanese alpine retreat, comprised of nine different slopes and seven hot spring villages. The area is situated in the heavy snowfal… Read More
CLOSER THAN YOU THINK
From its 1,789-metre summit over 889 metres of vertical, Naeba Ski Resort has a total of 22 courses. It is also connected to Kagura Ski Resort next door by the 5,481-metre Dragondola, overwhelmingly Japan's longest. Standout amenities include the 1,224-room Naeba Prince… Read More
Consisting of the Kagura, Tashiro and Mitsumata areas, Kagura Ski Resort is known for its high-quality powder, snow parks, exciting backcountry courses and lengthy tree runs from its 1,845-metre summit. This 23-course ski field is open from late November to late May, and its Powder… Read More
Historic alpine retreat, blessed with abundant powder
Situated 30 minutes from the Japan Sea coast in the mountains of Joshin'etsu Kogen National Park, Myoko is a vintage Japanese alpine resort with a history dating back over 100 years. In winter, it is naturally blessed with a charming combin… Read More
Romantic hot spring town on the doorstep of the snow country
Echigo-Yuzawa inspired the Nobel Prize-winning novel 'Snow Country', and has created a dream-like legacy of romance in the white winters of the north-eastern Japanese countryside.
Snow Country was born from the pen of Yasunari Kawabat… Read More
www.princehotels.com/en/ski/naeba.html | 202 Mikuni, Yuzawa-machi, Minami Uonuma-gun | 2+81-25-789-2211 | Days 8:00-17:00, Nights 16:00-20:30 (Sat & Select nights 16:00-21:00)
GIANT-SIZED FUN FOR ALL
From families with small children to die-hard skiers, Naeba Ski Resor… Read More
The number one town in the Northern Alps
Gazing out at the glossy white, craggy peaks of the Northern Japanese Alps from Omachi in winter is like standing in front of a beautiful buffet dinner with an empty stomach.
Everything looks enticing. How will you see it all on one holiday? The only s… Read More
Half an hour from the Japan Sea coast, in the mountains of Joshin'etsu Kogen National Park, Myoko has a charming combination of superb scenery, champagne powder and a diverse variety of natural hot springs.
There are over seven resorts in the area of which you can choose the most suitable for … Read More
“Popular family friendly skiers-only resort within easy reach of Tokyo”
NASPA Ski Garden is a family-friendly ski resort located in the spectacular surroundings of the original Japanese snow-country town of Yuzawa in Niigata Prefecture - just 80 minutes from central Tokyo.
With a compact layo… Read More
“Chase down some top quality powder through the woods”
Kagura Ski Resort is known for its high quality powder as well as its exciting backcountry courses and lengthy tree runs from its 1,845m peak. This 23 course ski field is open from late November to late May, so there’s plenty of qualit… Read More
“A fantastic snow adventure land for all”
From families with small children to die hard skiers, Naeba Ski Resort is popular amongst a variety of people in Japan and has something for everyone. From the top of 1,789m right down to the more family friendly areas at the bottom, there are 22 c… Read More
Experiencing the bounty of a Japanese Bordeaux
Echigo-Yuzawa is part of a region called Minami-Uonuma, which is in many ways a Bordeaux of Japan. Just as Bordeaux has an ideal climate for viticulture, Minami-Uonuma has an ideal climate for rice farming, and the quality of its Minami-Uonuma Koshi… Read More
Discovering an ancient healing retreat
When Hanroku Takahashi descended into a valley in Echigo-Yuzawa some 900 years ago, a hot spring bath was the last thing he had in mind.
The local warrior had fallen ill on a journey through what was then a wilderness area, and was trying to catch medicina… Read More
Choosing the resort area that's right for you
The 12 ski resorts around Echigo-Yuzawa are spread across three different areas: Yuzawa-Kandatsu, Naeba-Kagura and Tsuchitaru. They're filled with fun, exciting runs and amazing scenery, attracting everyone from kids putting on a set of skis for the … Read More
From skyscrapers to ski slopes in 77 minutes
If there's a town that best represents Japan's snow country, it's Echigo-Yuzawa. An ancient healing retreat surrounded by idyllic mountain ranges and rice paddies, it slowly developed as an inn town after a local warrior discovered a hot spring in the a… Read More
Pioneering powder resort with historic hot springs
Nozawa Onsen has depth as a snow holiday destination in more ways than one. The first things that come to mind for skiers and snowboarders are its average 12-metre snowfall every year, and snow pack exceeding five metres in the highest sections … Read More