Best Skiing and Onsen Hot spring Resorts near Tokyo in Japan

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Japan has high-grade powder snow ski resorts and amazing onsen hot springs. After Skiing and Snowboarding, Do you want to relax at the onsen hot spring? In this article, we recommend the best 7 skiing and hot spring resorts near Tokyo in Japan!

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Hakuba and Hakuba Onsen Hot Spring

Hakuba Ski Resort is constructed with 11 ski resorts in Hakuba. There is a Hakuba Ski Resort in the foot of the Northern Alps in the North area of Nagano. Hakuba Valley is an international mountain resort After this area was used as a place of Nagano Winter Olympic in 1998.

Hakuba Area has some onsen hot spring. It is recommended because the almost all ski slopes are close to public hot spring. There are many luxury accommodations which have a private onsen hot spring.

→The Best Guide in Hakuba, Japan-Access, Each season’s activitiy. Onsen, Accommodation and much more-

→The 7 Best Hakuba Luxury&Boutiqu Accommodations/Hotels in Nagano, Japan

Obinata no Yu in Hakuba

Usual Japanese onsen hot spring is a public bath that guests must take a bath with other people. But maybe you want to take a onsen hot spring with only family and friends.

I also sympathize. I recommend Obinata no Yu in Hakuba to you. You can take a private open-air bath for 20,000yen. The onsen is a mixed-gender bath OK! Please enjoy with your family and friends!

Now winter season, Obinata no Yu is located near Happo-One Mountain. If you are interested in more Hakuba information, please read the below articles.

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Nozawa Onsen Snow Resort and Nozawa Onsen

Nozawa Onsen(野沢温泉) is well renowned in Japan as the snow resort that visitors can enjoy skiing and onsen hot spring. Nozawa Onsen is located at the foot of Kenashi mountain which has a resource at its center. Nozawa Onsen is a popular onsen hot spring health.

There are 13 atmospheric public bathhouses called Soto-yu in the Onsen district. Almost all onsen hot spring is so hot. When you take a bath, please be careful!

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Kusatsu Onsen Ski Resort and Kusatsu Onsen


Kusatsu Onsen (草津温泉) is located in Kusatsu town in Gunma prefecture. Kusatsu Onsen is constructed one of Japan’s three best Onsen. The onsen hot springs in Kusatsu have the highest natural spring water volume and quality in Japan. Especially, Yubatake is only Kusatsu’s original landscape.

Ski Resort is located on the slopes of Mount Shirane above the town of Kusatsu Onsen. Unfortunately, the upper area is not enjoyed after the volcano in 2018. but visitors can enjoy the main area!

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GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort and Echigo Yuzawa Onsen

GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort is located in Yuzawa town, Nigata prefecture. which can be enjoyed by beginners and middle-level skier and snowboarder. Direct the resort in as little as only 75 minutes by Shinkansen from Tokyo Station! Really good access ski resort!

Ipponsugi Ski Resort and Echigo Yuzawa Onsen


Ipponsugi Ski Resort is the only skier resort. If you feel “snowboarder is often in the way!”, we recommend this ski resort. There is a huge kids area beside the skiing area so family visitors can enjoy!

Echigo Yuzawa Onsen

Echigo-Yuzawa Onsen where is located in Yuzawa Town, is a onsen hot-spring resort located in Niigata prefecture. It has a long history from 1076. Echigo Yuzawa became a model of the Nobel Prize-winning Japanese author Yasunari Kawabata’s masterpiece, Snow Country.

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Shiga Kogen Ski Rrsorts and Yudanaka Shibu Onsen

Shiga Kogen Ski Resorts is one of the biggest ski resorts in Japan. 18 ski area has each originality and nice powder snow and scenic views. Visitors can access easily because ski areas are connected by a useful shuttle bus service from Nagano Station.

→Best Winter Sightseeing Places in Japan Information

Yudanaka Shibu Onsen (湯田中・渋温泉) opened at about 1350 in Yamanouchi town. This onsen has been called “long life onsen hot spring”. Yudanaka Onsen has many resources (gensen). So, a visitor can enjoy various kinds of Onsen. And Yudanaka Shibu Onsen is located near Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park!

→Most popular sightseeing spot “Snow Monkey”

Karuizawa Princehotel Snow Resort and Hoshino Resort Tombo no Yu

Karuizawa Prince Hotel Ski Resort is one of the easiest accessible ski resorts from Tokyo. Visitors can reach there in about an hour by Shinkansen. The ski resort offers good condition slopes mainly for beginner and intermediate level skiers, as well as snow parks.

There is one of the biggest outlet mall in Japan. Visitors can enjoy activities and shopping!

Tombo no Yu

After skiing and shopping, let’s go to Tombo no Yu. Tombo no Yu onsen hot spring is managed by Hoshino Resort which is one of the famous Japanese luxury hotel company. Tombo no Yu is a public onsen hot spring but it has a nice atmosphere.

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Let’s visit Skiing and Onsen Hot Spring Resorts near Tokyo in Japan

Many Japanese people think “It is a set menu Skiing and Hot spring”. Once you experience it, you will also want this set. Firstly let’s go these skiing and hot spring resort in Japan!


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