Higashiyama Niseko Village, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, will make its highly-anticipated debut in YTL Hotels’ Niseko Village, Hokkaido on 15 December 2020 as the winter season unfolds at the powder mecca of Japan.
The first Ritz-Carlton Reserve to grace Japan, the 50-room resort resides at the base of Mount Niseko Annupuri in Niseko Village with panoramic views of Mount Yotei and the surrounding mountain ranges.
This exciting new opening will offer a world-class gateway to Niseko’s adventurous mountains with 2,191 acres of skiable terrain and access to extensive backcountry skiing, and unique gastronomy, culture and traditions through its collection of authentic experiences year-round. Luxury amenities at the new resort will include two distinctive restaurants and one lounge, a spa and onsen and a fitness centre.
YTL Hotels’ Niseko Village is also home to three other hotels including a Hilton hotel, the all-suite hotel Hinode Hills, which opened in December 2019, and a row of luxury townhouses. Niseko Village also has two golf courses, including the Arnold Palmer-designed Niseko Golf Course and extensive green season infrastructure including an adventure activity park.
Niseko Village has been selected by Sapporo City Government as the venue for some of the 2030 Winter Olympics’ most iconic events. With an expanse of fall-line ski terrain from peak to base, the ski destination is set to host all four alpine disciplines; slalom, giant slalom, super-giant slalom (super-G) and downhill.