Resort Spotlight: Hoshino Resort Tomamu (Hokkaido)
Hoshino Resorts Tomamu Ski Resort is located in central Hokkaido, with easy access by both train and bus from New Chitose Airport and the city of Sapporo. 85 minutes by direct bus and 70 minutes by train is all that it takes to get to Tomamu from the Airport making it the closest and most easy to access resort.
All the fun you can imagine and more fun beyond your imagination is what awaits at the resort.
Tomamu's Commitment to Winter Mountains
Experts Only Powder Area
A rope-free slope, is what the resorts aims to realize. Due to it's landscape this has not yet realized and some areas are marked with ropes and "do not enter" signs. All areas without those ropes or signs are yours to ride. To ride those off the course areas, guests must
Tomamu's terrain park is one of the largest in Hokkaido. With three areas for each level of riders, the most advanced park is used as home ground for a former olympian. With a pair lift running parallel to the park, no need to walk up the slope!
CAT & Backcountry Tours
Tomamu is surrounded by a league of mountains. On these mountains falls Japan's top quality powder snow. If you think you know how it feels to ride on deep light powder snow, let our Powder Guides show you what real powder is like!
Adventure Mountain is a family adventure area where various items and obstacles are placed. From the 2013-14 season, the Adventure Mountain has expanded to two different areas.
NIPO MOUNTAIN - for those children who is trying to make debut to the slopes and
With a story to each item to the entire mountain, the child becomes the hero/heroine on a mission to defeat the evil genie!
The Ice Village is one of the major highlights of the resort during the winter season. Created with only snow and water, the areas outstanding coldness forms a village of ice for a limited period from January to March. A must see!
Ice bar, ice restaurant, ice chapel, skate rink and an ice slide is what builds the Ice Village. A great after ski fun that you can not find in other resorts.
Skiing and snowboarding is not the only way to have fun with the snow. The Polar Village is the center of various winter activities for guests of all ages. Snowmobile riding is a popular activity in Hokkaido, but only Tomamu has a 10Km course actually within the resort area!
Enjoy cross country skiing in the morning followed by a specially made breakfast...
Have fun with the kids with sleds or banana boats...
Explore the snow covered forest in snow shoes...
One of Japan's largest indoor wave pools!
No matter how cold it is outside, this beach is kept at 30 degrees celcius. The kid's pool is filled with floating balls and rental floats for childrens fun and a jet spa cottage for adults. The word "mina" is a word meaning "smile" in the old local language.
Located within the MINA-MINA Beach is the Kirin-no-Yu. This male and female separated public outdoor bath faces the deep forests of Tomamu. There are no walls or ceiling to disturb the scenery. Look up to a sky full of stars, look down to the forests and your eyes may meet with local residents such as squirrels, foxes and deer.
There are two hotels within the resort - The Tower and Risonare Tomamu
Access - Getting to Tomamu
Easy access from New Chitose Airport by both bus and train. Just 85 minutes by direct bus and 70 minutes by train is all that it takes to get to Tomamu from the Airport making it the closest and most easy to access resort.
By JR Train:
Express: from New Chitose Airport Station…53 mins minimum (change at Minami Chitose Station)