Take a trip to the snowy mountains of Hokkaido, Japan, for skiing and relaxation

This year, travel to Japan and spend your winter holidays on the island of Hokkaido. Exceptional conditions for winter sports await. Immerse yourself in Japanese culture for total relaxation.

The joys of powder snow in Japan

Head for the most northerly of the Japanese islands, Hokkaido. Here, the joy of winter sports extends over multiple ski areas.

At Tomamu 145 hectares of skiable areas await you. Its 28 slopes constitute a wonderful playground, designed for every level of skill. Alpine ski instructors will support you and allow you to progress at your own pace. Snowboarders will enjoy the so-called Russian Mountains descent and the half-pipe in the snow park.

In Sahoro, the finesse of the powder snow will delight everyone, from beginners to experienced skiers. The straight downhill run, and the slalom over 25 km of slopes await you, spread over 21 pistes. You can devote yourself to snowboarding too, on slopes that snake between conifers and birch trees, in an exceptional protected environment.

Kiroro Peak is a hidden powder paradise with a world-class reputation for its pure powder snow. The destination’s proximity to the coast and seasonal winds from Siberia create the perfect conditions for high-quality, pristine snow with fresh tracks and untrodden paths to uncover.

On the island of Hokkaido, make yourself at home in the Club Med resorts of Tomamu Hokkaido, Sahoro Hokkaido or the newly opened Kiroro Peak and make the most of the all-inclusive package. They are located around 45 minutes apart, so you can easily spend a day in Sahoro and vice versa.

A relaxing break in Japan

Want to slow down during your stay in Japan? At the Club Med resort of Tomamu Hokkaido, you can plunge into the biggest indoor wave pool in the country*. You will be rocked by the swell that will remind you of your last seaside holiday. And for total relaxation, plunge into the outdoor public bath, Kirin-no Yu*, beneath the starry sky.

At the Club Med resort of Sahoro Hokkaido, you can make the most of the indoor pool and fitness classes. Get in shape the gentle way to the rhythm of rousing music. Satisfy your longing for new discoveries on a snowshoe trek through the snowy natural landscape before relaxing in the thermal bath with a view of the forest.

In Club Med Kiroro Peak, being different and distinctive is a lifestyle. Discover the unconventional and unspoiled environments, go down the road less travelled and express your unique individuality with experiences that are the first of its kind.

In the evening, you can challenge the members of your family to a game of billiards*. Then it'll be time to treat yourself to a cocktail, before watching the show organised by the G.Os.

*At extra cost

Discover the secrets of Japanese culture in our resorts

Take your senses on a journey in the resorts' traditional restaurants. In Tomamu Hokkaido, head for the Haku to get a taste of Japanese gastronomy. Enjoy the delicately grilled yakiniku beef. At the Mina Mina in Sahoro Hokkaido, the whole family can enjoy a traditional dish of nabe. You add fresh vegetables to the broth while your children learn to use chopsticks.

Round off the day as you please. In Club Med Sahoro Hokkaido, drink in the culture of the Ainu people. Your rooms are decorated in the traditional style of these native people of the region. There are numerous excursion options open to you in this beautiful area. Trekking on snow, ice fishing*, horse riding*: the range of options that give you the chance to immerse yourself in the flora, fauna and local culture offers something to please the entire family.

Over at Club Med Tomamu Hokkaido, you can take a ride on a snowmobile*, amongst the many other activities on offer. Virgin snow and forest as far as the eye can see: your motorised transport allows you to access a space that's as mysterious as it is beautiful and get your fill of thrills into the bargain.

40 minutes away from Kiroro Peak in the northwest of Sapporo on Ishikari Bay lies Otaru Coastal Town — a port city known for their glasswork and oil lamp factories, music boxes and sake distilleries. Also, uncover the secrets of Hokkaido whisky at Yoichi Distillery - strategically located in close proximity to the sea, the sea breeze gives a unique briny hint to the whisky during the maturation process.

*At extra cost

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