A Little piece of luxury in Japan.
Japan has long been a favourite ski destination for families. It’s a fantastic location with plenty of snow and not too far to travel from Australia. If you’re after a little piece of luxury in Japan, go no further than Prince Hotels. There’s something for everyone with a total of 43 hotels. 12 of these are located in premium snow destinations including Hokkaido, Niigata and Nagano.
Japan is renowned for providing plenty of natural powder plus a range of on and off snow unique entertainment. It’s a fantastic cultural hub of activity and offers the finest cuisine.
Keeps you coming back time and time again!
Many skiers favour Japan and are loyal to this incredible skiing destination. It has even the most desirous ski enthusiast coming back. And it’s no wonder why. Japan’s snowfall is amongst the most reliable in the world. Fresh powder dumps are basically guaranteed throughout the season – it’s that good!
This is primarily due to the freezing winds that blow across the sea from Siberia. Many of the resorts showcase incredible snow festivals with lights and decorations. This is a great one to tick all the boxes for the kids! Indulge in the natural hot spring baths after a day on the slopes. Then sit back and enjoy a sake and Japanese hot pot, before recuperating for the next day on the slopes. The spectacular fireworks display from a snowcat at Naeba are not to be missed!
Superb hotels, convenient locations
A little piece of luxury in Japan awaits you at each and every Prince Hotel. Almost every resort offers ski-in, ski-out accommodation allowing you more time on the slopes with less time getting there.
Prince Naeba Ski Resort (featured above) is ideally located, just a short 2.5-hour train ride from Tokyo. This little piece of Prince luxury is also connected to neighbouring Kagura Ski Resort by Dragondola – Japan’s longest gondola. This allows families access to more trails and a greater range of terrain to choose from. This also means less crowds!
Enjoy a well groomed run? You will love Japan with all of the ski slopes being immaculately groomed to maximise your enjoyment during your stay.
Fun and Games in Furano
In Furano you’re offered the best of both worlds. First class amenities and services – plus an authentic Japanese experience. Catering to English speaking guests without losing the essence of Japan has been mastered. The Furano Ski School is well renowned for its high standard of English-speaking Ski and Snowboard Lessons with local instructors. It’s promoted as ‘Furano fun’ with safe learning for all standards and abilities – from beginner to advanced, group or private.
The New Furano Prince Hotel
Located at the base of Furano ski area this property offers true ski-in/ski-out luxury. It is the only hotel at the base of Furano. All other accommodation is located at the Kitanomine base. This little piece of luxury is also surrounded by restaurants and bars. Plus it’s located only 10 minutes from the main downtown. Furano Ski resort opened in 1962. It has held FIS World Cups 10 times in the past because of its incredible conditions. There are 23 slopes and 12 lifts to explore, with over 9 metres of incredibly light dry powder snow falling each year!
There is a beginner’s area at the top of the cable car. This is great for learners who don’t want to be confined to the base areas! The ski resort has also announced it will be expanding its beginner’s area in the Furano Zone. This will allow families even more room to master the slopes!