No. 1 Ski Resort
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Ski resort data

Groomed snow
Non-groomed snow





Longest run distanceLongest run

5,200 m

Maximum gradientMaximum

46 °

Open seasonDec. 18th to May 12th (Subject to change depending on snow conditions)
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Resort features

Boasting some of the most abundant snowfall as well as one of the largest freeriding zones in Japan, Lotte Arai Resort aims to be "the best premium mountain resort" in the country. In addition to the natural beauty of Mt. Ogenashiyama, the resort also offers a magnificent view of the ocean on a clear day. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, the resort also offers a wide range of snow activities, such as snow dome-building and snow tubing. Families, friends, and couples can come here for all kinds of fun. Lotte Arai Resort is conveniently located less than two hours from Tokyo by Shinkansen. The resort hotel has 240 rooms, and is perfect for those who want a relaxing stay.

Hot springs
Hoshizora Onsen & Pool
Recommended for families
All natural snow
Rentals available
Multilingual ski school
Long course
Night skiing / early morning skiing

Open season

Dec. 18th to May 12th (Subject to change depending on snow conditions)

Opening hours

Public holidays8:30AM-4:00PM
Early morning8:00AM-8:30PM
Passengers purchasing First Class tickets may board daily from 8:00 AM.
Night ski-
Days closedNone

Subject to change depending on snow conditions
Subject to change depending on the snowfall and weather. Please check the official website for the latest information.

Resort information

Address〒 944-00621966 Ryozenji, Myoko-shi, Niigata Prefecture
Snow park informationSeasonal: With a stable snowfall available until mid-May, Lotte Arai Resort will set up a park in conjunction with the spring season.
Kids’ parkThe snow wonderland Kids' Garden, which can only be experienced with the abundant snowfall at Lotte Arai Resort, will be open again this season! HIZUME, an area full of activities, is also scheduled to open after December 23.
Ski lodgeVillage Station (food court, changing rooms, restrooms, ski rental, ticket center, cafés, lessons)
Rescue facilitiesFirst Aid Station (Village Station 2F: slopeside)
Childcare facilities
RestaurantsGondola Restaurant Village / Sky Restaurant ZEN / All-day dining The Plate / Japanese Restaurant Asahi
Payment methods
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ActivitiesSnow rafting Toboggan First tracks Snowscoot Cross-country Snow tubing Kids’ park Snow strider

Regular pricing

Official pricing listed by the ski resort
These prices may differ from WAmazing Snow.

Directions & Transportation

〒 944-00621966 Ryozenji, Myoko-shi, Niigata Prefecture

Transportation fares are approximate. The actual fare may be different.

Recommended transportation passes for travel to ARAI SNOW RESORT and nearby sightseeing areas