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Our ski chalets and exceptional service are designed to enchant and thrill. If these qualities appeal to you, you’ve found your perfect ski getaway.

  • Seeking unparalleled comfort and convenience? Our curated selection of ski chalets in Niseko and Hakuba offers luxurious and cosy homes, perfect for relaxing after an exhilarating day on the slopes.
  • Appreciate bespoke, high-end service? From the moment you book to the day you depart, our dedicated team provides expert local insights and personalised assistance to make your winter holiday exceptional.
  • Planning a high-end group ski holiday? Whether for family, friends, or a special event, our concierge team ensures that organising your trip is smooth and enjoyable.
  • Desire a hassle-free luxury experience? Let Villa Finder manage all the details, so you can unwind and focus on crafting unforgettable memories in Japan’s top ski resorts.

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Want to pre-stock your chalet with groceries before you arrive? Need an airport transfer? Want to see more of your holiday destination outside of your chalet? Perhaps you’re celebrating a special occasion?

As experts, we know every guest has different expectations for a holiday, which is why we personalise our services based on what you need, not just on what’s already available. If there’s a better alternative, we’ll find it. We pride ourselves on providing a luxury concierge service that’s of high quality and reliable for all our guests, no matter the type of holiday.

The Villa Finder concierge service is offered complimentary for every booking, our team can be contacted via WhatsApp, email, phone or live chat, 7 days a week.

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Hakuba - 3 bedrooms

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Booking a Chalet in Japan for Your Holiday...

We help you find the ideal Japan ski chalet for your ski vacation, adventure, or family escape. Whether you're looking for a traditional chalet with all the modern comforts, or a rustic mountain lodge, we have a large selection of properties to choose from.
Our chalets and lodges are located in the best Japanese ski resorts like Niseko, Hakuba Valley, and Nozawa Onsen. Many offer stunning views of the surrounding mountains and onsen hot springs. You'll have access to world-class ski slopes, powder snow, and Japanese hospitality.
Our chalet specialists can help match you with the perfect property based on your preferences - from the number of bedrooms, amenities, and price point. We represent over 300 chalets and lodges in Japan, so we're sure to have options that suit your needs and budget.
When you book with us, you can expect a memorable and authentic Japan chalet experience. Many properties offer traditional Japanese design with tatami mat rooms, futon bedding, and washoku cuisine. You'll be able to immerse yourself in Japanese culture while enjoying the mountain lifestyle.
Let us help you find your ideal Japan ski chalet getaway. Contact our Japan specialists today to discuss your preferences and budget. We'll recommend our top options and book your chalet, so you can start planning your memorable Japan ski trip.

Japan Villa Finder’s Premium Ski Chalets


Japan Villa Finder exclusively provides high-end Japan chalets and villas to suit all needs. Whether you're a family, group of friends, or large party, we have affordable and stylish options.
Our ski chalets offer:

  • Modern conveniences and the comforts of home with fully equipped kitchens, WiFi, and flat-screen TVs

  • Spacious common areas ideal for groups to socialize together

  • Hot tubs, saunas, and fireplaces for relaxing after a day on the slopes

  • Fully stocked gourmet kitchens to prepare and share meals while taking in mountain views

  • Stunning panoramas of the surrounding peaks, forests, and ski slopes from large windows and private terraces


Our dedicated concierge team can cater to your every need. We arrange your airport transfers, your villa check-ins and everything else you might need in between. From arranging extras like ski equipment rental, lift tickets, ski lessons, day tours, spas to delicious meals and babysitting services, our concierge service is available 7 days a week for any queries and assistance.
Contact Japan Villa Finder today to start planning your dream Japan ski vacation in a luxury chalet with all the comforts of home. Our team of experts is ready to make your stay an unforgettable experience.

Our Favorite Japan Ski Chalet Destinations


Japan is considered one of the best ski destinations in the world. With slopes for beginners and experts alike, beautiful scenery of the Japanese Alps, and impeccable hospitality and cuisine, it’s hard not to see why. Here are some of our favorite chalet destinations in Japan:

Niseko, Hokkaido


Niseko is arguably Japan's best-known ski destination, often called the "powder capital of the world." The entire Niseko area is extremely popular with both local and international tourists and is very English-friendly.
Niseko Ski Resort offers skiing and snowboarding for all ability levels, with a variety of groomed trails as well as off-piste trails where you can take advantage of the area's legendary powder snow. Niseko receives up to 15 meters of snowfall each winter, providing some of the finest powder in the world.
The village of Hirafu at the base of the Niseko resort is a highlight, offering plenty of après-ski activities. There are many shops, restaurants serving international and Japanese cuisine, bars, and an active nightlife scene.

Rusutsu, Hokkaido


Blessed with heavy snowfall, Rusutsu is a great option for a Hokkaido getaway that offers less crowded slopes compared to Niseko. Only a 30-minute drive away from Niseko, Rusutsu makes a good choice for a day trip or two to explore different trails.
Rusutsu has well-groomed ski runs that are ideal for beginner and intermediate riders. Powderhounds will appreciate the untouched tree runs and glade paths filled with freshly fallen snow.

Hakuba Valley, Nagano


Hakuba Valley, a sprawling ski region in the Japanese Alps, comprises ten snow resorts. With abundant snowfall and stunning scenery, it offers a relaxing getaway where visitors can easily move between resorts to make the most of the diverse area. Numerous hot springs dotted around the valley provide a great place to unwind after a day on the slopes. Hakuba is also very welcoming to international visitors and popular with English speakers.
Hakuba Valley is under a three-hour trip from central Tokyo via shinkansen bullet train and bus. A 90-minute shinkansen ride gets you to Nagano Station, then about an hour on the bus takes you directly into Hakuba.

Nozawa Onsen, Nagano


As its name suggests, Nozawa Onsen was originally a hot spring town before it became a renowned ski destination. After a fun day on the slopes, you can unwind by soaking in one of the 13 free public bathhouses in the village.
The snow resort is extremely family-friendly and offers varied terrain for all skill levels. There's just one main ski area in Nozawa but it's quite large, offering something for everyone to enjoy. The village itself has the quintessential Japanese charm, but remains English-friendly.
Take a two-hour bullet train ride from Tokyo and stop at Iiyama Station, where you can transfer to a shuttle bus that will take you 20 to 25 minutes to reach Nozawa Onsen village.

Shiga Kogen, Nagano


Few places in Japan allow for skiing and seeing cherry blossoms at the same time, but Shiga Kogen is an exception. The long ski season in Shiga Kogen starts from mid-November and lasts through the end of May. Even better, Shiga Kogen is among the largest ski resorts in the country, providing access to 19 different ski areas using a single lift pass.
Spanning such a huge area, the resort offers trails suited to skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels. While the area lacks lavish accommodation, Shiga Kogen does provide the best selection of traditional Japanese ryokan guesthouses where you can experience Japan's friendly hospitality. It's also close to popular destinations like the Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park.

Best Time to Ski in Japan


The Japan ski season runs from December to April, with peak season in January and February. The slopes generally see the most fresh powder during this time, making it ideal for avid skiers. However, March and April often have better weather conditions with less wind and clouds.

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