For families looking for an easy and affordable ski destination in Japan, this resort is a secret gem! Based only one hour away from Tokyo, it offers family-friendly accommodation, English ski lessons, equipment rental, a variety of restaurants, onsen, and loads of non-ski activities for the whole family.

The resort opens early in the season with its high-tech snow machines. Visit anytime from November – end of March. The terrain offers skiing for all levels from beginner (50%), to intermediate (30%) to advanced (20%).