Higashiyama Niseko Village joins Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Japan | News

Higashiyama Niseko Village, the newest resort in the Ritz-Carlton Reserve portfolio, has welcome its first guests to the top winter sports destination in Japan.

Located in the country’s northern-most island of Hokkaido, Higashiyama Niseko Village offers an exceptional escape for guests seeking personal and physical exploration.

The resort, owned by YTL Hotels, is a stunning ski-in/ski-out property that interweaves the highest level of personalised service and care with the charm of Japan’s local history, culture and cuisine.

Higashiyama Niseko Village is only the fifth Ritz-Carlton Reserve in the world, and the very first Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Japan.

Positioned at the base of Mount Niseko Annupuri in the heart of Niseko Village, the hotel is an integrated all-season alpine resort hailed as one of the premier powder snow destinations.

The resort is set within the Niseko United ski area that offers 2,191 acres of skiable terrain and access to extensive backcountry skiing.

The area also has an international ski school, chairlifts and gondolas, a dining and retail venue, an outdoor activity park and two world-class golf courses.

Higashiyama Niseko Village features 50 elegant guest rooms and suites appointed with refined amenities.

A sense of cultivated beauty infuses all the spaces in