Kiroro: Japan's Winter Wonderland

Kiroro: Japan's Winter Wonderland

The perfect Japanese Winter-land for everyone: Kiroro, humbly located in the center of Hokkaido, is filled with spectacular winter and spring activities for families to enjoy.

With ski season stretching from late November through early May, Kiroro is rapidly becoming a favorite holiday haven for vacationers all around the world as a convenient location packed with five-star accommodations, world-class dining and shopping and a host of outdoor activities. The resort features three five-star entities: Yu Kiroro, Sheraton Hokkaido Kiroro Resort, and The Kiroro, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel. Yu Kiroro, the winner of the best condominium development 2018 in Japan, offers 108 units freehold of luxury, ski-in-ski-out private residences that are fully-furnished with premium services.

Prioritizing families, the resort has curated a host of winter and spring activities for all ages and an all-inclusive package. With Hokkaido’s world-famous Japan Powder, unparalleled tree runs, and relaxation and entertainment facilities for guests to leisure in, Kiroro is the quintessential destination for family fun.

Kiroro offers a variety of ski academies for guests to learn new or improve their existing skills. These academies accommodate differing age and language groups. For example, Annie Kids Ski Academy for children ages three and up; Kiroro Ski and Snowboard Academy has Japanese-speaking instructors; and Kiroro International Ski and Snowboard Academy has English- and Mandarin-speaking instructors depending on the group’s needs.

Annie’s Academy

For a more intimate bonding with families, the Snow Park is the perfect setting for families to enjoy sledding, tubing and lots of snow play. The park’s recreation area also features a new indoor playroom for children ages three and up.

The rowing enthusiasts may enjoy the Snow Raft Banana Boat experience offered in Kiroro. Who needs water when there is an abundance of powdery snow? Instead of rowing your boat gently down the stream, raft through the white snow on a boat hauled by a snowmobile or try a banana-boat for the ultimate adrenaline rush.

When it gets too cold or tiring to stay in the frosty weather, holiday-goers can relax after a day of skiing at Kiroro Onsen, burying their fatigue bodies into natural caldera hot spring that flows from the Akaigawa Village. Soak in mineral-rich water and enjoy pristine forest views or, relax and detox in Ganbanyoku, the hot stone sauna.

Kiroro Onsen

In the Premium Local Hokkaido and International Dining, Kiroro offers 11 restaurants serving up fresh, local Hokkaido as well as an international array of cuisines to please every palette.
From fresh Hokkaido cuisines like Shabu Shabu using local ingredients and fresh produce at Fuga, to homemade Italian at Alla Moda, and everything in between. Five Star Combined Tour (Snow Cat and Snowshoes): Adventuring on a snowcat and gazing at the snow-covered forest is an unforgettable family experience. One can also take a private, guided snowshoe tour through the quiet Kiroro Forest for a peaceful and meditative experience.

In the Ice Star Resort, a stunning new sub-zero winter experience constructed from water and ice features the Ice Restaurant with Swiss fondue and other Alpine-inspired favorites, an Ice
Café and skating rink.After a vigorous day of hitting the slopes, karaoke is the perfect way to end the day on a high note. Sing along with family members at the resort’s Nature Center.For the creative and artistic connoisseurs, families can spend quality time together expressing their artistic sides through gel candle making, music box decorating, glass plate decorating, ceramic plate and cup decorating, and more.

Tribute Hotel

Can’t decide where you want to go for your next holiday trip? Give Kiroro a try and you won’t be disappointed.A Winter Fun All-Inclusive Package is catered to families seeking the ultimate ski getaway. The all-inclusive package is available now through April 15, 2019, and includes Nightly accommodation at Sheraton Hokkaido Kiroro Resort or The Kiroro, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel Hokkaido.

For more information on the resort’s extensive lineup of family-friendly activities, please visit


Daily breakfast, lunch, dinner and standard alcoholic drinks
Daily access to Active 180 at the Snow Park with seven different activities to choose from for
180 minutes of fun
Sightseeing gondola round trip ticket at Kiroro Snow World
Daily access to the indoor amusement park “Granship” – an arcade with games for the whole
family to enjoy
Daily access to the onsen (hot spring)
For reservations, please call (0135) 34-7111 or visit this link.

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