The quadruple Lotte Arai Resort crowned with the ‘2022 Ski Asia Awards’


Captivates the hearts of skiers worldwide!

Leading in four categories: Japan’s Best Family Ski Resort, Best Ski Hotel, Best Power Ski Resort, and Best Winter Sports School.

Beloved by skiers around the world with the best snowfall and powder.

Optimal for families with professional courses and various practical services.

On 14 (local time), Ski Asia announced the result of its “Ski Asia Awards 2022” with LOTTE ARAI RESORT awarded as Japan’s Best Family Ski Resort, Best Ski Hotel, Best Power Ski Resort and the best winter sports school.

Celebrating their 3rd anniversary this year, the Ski Asia Awards are organized by Ski Asia, which provides information about skiing in Asia to skiers around the world. The results are solely based on online votes from skiers and snowboarders during the ski season.

LOTTE ARAI RESORT has received favorable reviews from winter sports enthusiasts with the most snowfall, light but not easily hardening powder, and mainland Japan’s longest ski season lasting six months from December to May. Offering 14 ski lessons and free-ride lessons effectively aimed at beginners, intermediate and advanced levels, are its other strengths. In addition, families have highly appreciated the koala-themed rooms that were introduced last fall, and Myoko Snowsports offering lessons for adults and children depending on the level.

LOTTE ARAI RESORT is located in Niigata Prefecture, on the west coast of Honshu Island in Japan, an ideal destination for skiing and seasonal green activities. It houses 257 rooms and 13 dining outlets featuring Western buffet, traditional Japanese cuisine, Italian and more. It has a slope area of ​​15.7 million ㎡, a maximum slope length of 5.2 kilometers, and an altitude difference of 951 meters between the highest and lowest slopes. After skiing, the resort’s Hoshizora outdoor hot spring offers a serene relaxation paradise under the snowy landscape.

From May to November, LOTTE ARAI RESORT enters its green season. It offers the longest zipline tour in Asia with a total length of 1,501 meters. Another well known is Adventure in the Trees. Home to Japan’s largest aerial adventure, with over 100 obstacles spanning an area of ​​33,000㎡, the facility offers a truly special experience of flying between trees, hanging on a rope, and leaping over obstacles in a wild jungle. The resort has added new activities such as the longest tubing course in Japan, bouldering, ATV tours and many more.


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