In modern Japan, which is merging with Western culture, the hot spring inn "Kai" is a place where you can immerse yourself in a "Japanese" space that makes you feel relieved.Not only the appearance but also the experience and local cuisine where you can experience the history and crafts of the land, you can feel the charm of Japan again.
In particular, many snowboarders visit the Hoshino Alps, which was built in Shinano Omachi, Nagano Prefecture, which has prospered since ancient times as a gateway to the Northern Alps and Hakuba. With the foot of the 3,000m-class peaks in front of you, Hakuba Village is about a 30-minute drive away, making it a perfect inn for those who want to enjoy both snowboarding and the charm of Shinshu.
Here are some of the services offered by the Hoshino Resorts KAI that will make your snow trip more comfortable.
Guest-only space "Mountain Lounge" in Hakuba Goryu
"HAKUBA VALLEY Hakuba Goryu" is one of the ski resorts that is easily accessible from the Hoshino Alps.On the 3rd floor of "Escal Plaza" at the foot of the slope, there is a rest space "Mountain Lounge" exclusively for Hoshino Resorts KAI guests.There is a sofa and a free drink service, so you can relax between snowboards.
Period: December 2021, 12 to March 22, 2022
"Ski drying room" which is rare in hot spring inns
The hot spring inn has a space dedicated to drying gear, which is rare.It is equipped with special equipment designed for player convenience, such as an open rack where you can see the graphic of the board, a dryer that dries the inner part of the boots, and a spacious space where you can comfortably put on and take off the boots.
Period: Winter only
Yukimi Onsen to heal the tiredness of winter sports
Omachi is a hot spring village where you can enjoy high-quality hot springs drawn from Kuzu Onsen in the Takase Valley.Of course, the hot springs at the inn are also hot springs.Both men and women have an indoor bath and an open-air bath. From the open-air bath, you can see the mountains of larch and the Alps, and the Yukimi bath, which is unique to the winter season, is also full of taste.The hot springs are simple hot springs that are refreshing and have a good type of spring quality for sweating.It is a body-friendly hot water that is easy to heal tiredness even after exercising such as snowboarding.
Time: 15: 00-25: 00/5:00-11:00
"Yukinabe" Kaiseki that warms your mind and body
In the Hoshino Alps, cooking that reflects the scenery of Hakuba and Shinshu is one of the pleasures.Especially in this winter, the "Yukinabe Kaiseki", which is fun for the eyes, will appear.It is a hot pot dish that is eaten by sprinkling warishita on a softly topped cotton candy, and the appearance of the cotton candy disappearing is like melting snow in the Alps.When the snow melts, beef and vegetables come out.Enjoy the mellow sweetness of cotton candy and have a fun dinner with the story of snowboarding during the day.
Period: December 2021-May 12
Time: 17: 30 ～ / 19: 30 ～
Reservation: Up to 5 days before the facility website
Deep Shinshu hospitality "Chirori" in the hearth
It is also fun to enjoy sake around the hearth, which is hard to see these days.The owner of the hearth will carefully warm the hearth with the fire in the hearth and serve local sake. If you hit the hearth, which is a staple of traditional Japanese houses, in an inn that condenses "Japanese", you may feel like you have tripped to Japanese old-fashioned stories and historical drama.
Period: All year
Time: 15: 00 to 19: 30
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The room is a calm and comfortable space with a modern taste based on a Japanese-style room, and you can choose from a type with an indoor bath, a loft, a detached building, etc. depending on the number of people and style.The interior of the room, such as art frames by a local paper-cutting artist and lanterns made of local Matsuzaki Japanese paper, will make your snowboarding trip even more enjoyable.
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