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Charms of Niseko 

Mt. Yotei, with the same shape as Mt. Fuji, and the magnificent nature of Hokkaido at the foot of the Niseko mountain range is the absolute and the most notorious charm of Niseko. Get away from your usual place and practise yoga surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Niseko - a humble proposal from Niseko Yoga Fest.

The decisive difference between Niseko and other resorts is the unique environment that it has developed as a sophisticated ski resort. Accommodation, food and everything else is a mix of Japanese favored nice cafés and shops and the ones that make you feel like you are abroad.
Even when you go to the supermarket, you can find imported food and nice local products in the typical country side looking supermarket. 

During the summer months, it is fun to just relax and enjoy the viewpoints and cafés and farmers' markets with nature, and there are many activities to do, including hiking, horse riding, tree trekking, canyoning, rafting and as fur as the longest zip line in Japan, just opened in 2022. Just plenty.

For those looking for something a little more artistic, we also recommend the UK-based light artist Bruce Munro's Mountain Lights in Hanazono, this is the first to be introduced to Japan

With so much to offer, here are some recommendations for how to spend your time in Niseko. 

beautiful condominiums

First and foremost, where to stay. Niseko has hotels and onsen ryokan, but the most popular are the modern condominiums abound. The yogi style fits in well with condos as you can enjoy cooking your own delicious and healthy meals with lots of local produce and in a villa with a lovely atmosphere.

Driving around

When you come to Niseko, you'll want to visit Michi no Eki and the photogenic view points, visit shops of sausages, cheese, baked goods and other products made from local ingredients. There are also spring water fountins to take crystal clear and icy cold water to quench your thurst and to your accommodation. 

Restaurants, cafes , and shops

Plentiful restaurants and cafes are available to explore, from typical Japanese and Hokkaido signature dishes to Michellin starred places. Even the Vegans will have no worries to find your usual fair in Niseko if you forgot to bring something.


Play ground for everyone

River, Mountains, Sea, and then Art. Niseko's abundance of activities is one of the many attractions of the area, difficult to fully explored in a short time. At Niseko HANAZONO Resort, where you can experience so much in one place, you are sure to find your favourite activities.


HEALING is a very important word for Yogis. Niseko has many hot springs, so you can enjoy a different one every day, either during the day or at night. Many massage therapists  can come to your accommodation to provide the services, so you can also give your body a treat after plenty of yoga, sightseeing and fun.

Neighbouring area

Staying in Niseko allows you to visit other places on a day trip. Lake Toya is 40-50 minutes driving. Surprisingly close by is the Sea of Japan, where you can drive along the coast with its clear blue waters and dramatic scenery to the famous Shakotan Peninsula. Or a good suggestion is a day trip to Yoichi to visit wineries.

Niseko in winter

Needless to say, Niseko boasts of its winter as one of the best snow resorts in the world with the abundance of the famous powder snow. Even if you are not a big fun of skiing or snowboarding, just to visit the area will give you a phenomenal experience of a life time.
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