Wadano, Hakuba, Nagano Prefecture, Japan

Located just 150m to the slopes, Villa El Cielo opened its door to the first guests in July 2018.

Featuring wide living area with a 5m high ceiling, it feels like a stay just as relaxing in the forest.

Each private area are all connected with the living room, which made a perfect balance between privacy and relationship bond.

A south-facing wooden deck allows guests to enjoy tremendous forest views. There are 3 bedrooms set with twin semi-double bed. 3 shower rooms in total, one of them got a bathtub that enjoys tranquil views of the forest.

If there are more than 6 people staying, the villa is also prepared with wall hidden bed and futon in the loft.

The kitchen is the latest model, fully equipped with all kinds cookware, tableware and glasses.

There are also 2 laundries and 2 ski lockers in case for the massive staying.

The villa is near the world famous Happo-one ski field, just 150m from the Sakka Slope. Able to walk to the Sakka chair-lift. Also one can easily access to other ski resort by taking the shuttle buses around there.

The wonderful restaurants in Wadano area are also mostly in walkable distance.

Villa El Cielo is designed with complicated shaped roof to create a maximum 5.2m high ceiling living room, with loft area.

The timber cladding no matter the wall indoor or outdoor are all done with red cedar, with only one wall in the main area coated by rock to create accent.

Wadano, Hakuba, Nagano Prefecture, Japan
150m from Sakka Quad lift
3 bedrooms with double beds
Hidden bed and futon in the loft for additional guests
Up to 8 adults and 4 children
3 bathrooms in total
2 bathroom with a shower
1 bathroom with a bathtub enjoying forest views
Large living area with picture windows, with stunning mountain views across the Sakka ski slopes
2 laundries
2 ski dry rooms
Fully equipped kitchen
Arrival pick up and departure drop off service available
263 sqm

The chalet is located among the cypress and cedar trees of picturesque Wadano woods, just 150m from the Sakka Quad lift.
Sitting almost exactly in the center of the Japanese archipelago, Nagano is full of interesting sightseeing areas. Renowned resorts such as Hakuba, Nozawa Onsen and Karuizawa are all within Nagano’s prefectural borders. Popular among skiers, mountaineers and onsen aficionados, Nagano is a wonderful place to visit for its regal mountains, rich cultural history, fine architecture and cuisine.
Nozawa Onsen is a charming winter ski resort and year-round onsen town, tucked into a picturesque corner of the eastern Japan Alps. Featuring beautiful old streets filled with historical onsen ryokan and bustling local shops, the village has a quintessential Japanese atmosphere and unique sense of tradition.
Nozawa Onsen ranks amongst the best ski resorts in Japan with an excellent course layout and a plethora of runs, offering satisfying skiing and snowboarding experiences for beginners and experts alike.
Hakuba is a village in the Japanese Alps, just outside the city of Nagano, host of the 1998 Winter Olympics. A winter sports hub, Hakuba encompasses mountain resorts with terrain for skiing, snowboarding and hiking.
The Hakuba Ski Jumping Stadium, built for the 1998 games, is at the base of the Happo-one resort. Hakuba village offers a lively après-ski scene and hot springs.
For more than 70 years, Hakuba has been providing skiers, boarders and outdoor enthusiasts the ideal conditions for enjoying a superlative winter sports experience. Over 200 different trails, exceptional powder and some of the longest vertical skiing in Japan are just a few of the reasons why Hakuba has earned its reputation as a prime destination for skiers and boarders of all levels.
Different rates for using
  • 3 bedrooms


$7,360 $6,624/night

Rates vary according to seasonality. Contact us to discuss your holiday needs.


Driving in Japan
It is not possible to drive in Japan with just your driving licence issued in your home country. Japan only recognises International Driving Permits based on the 1949 Geneva Convention. Before arriving in Japan you must obtain your International Driving Permit from the national Automobile Association in the country which issued your licence. If you are unsure if you hold the correct license, please contact your authority for further information.
Staying with us
  • Travel concierge: We listen to help you plan
  • For big villas and chalets, special rates for smaller groups (reduced occupancy)
  • Limited time deals, exclusive perks
  • The best rates, guaranteed
Planning your holiday, we are with you every step along the way.
If the chalet of your choice is already booked, our team is happy to suggest equivalent alternatives and take care of the details. You can expect your vacation to be personalized to suit your tastes.
You should definitely book your rentals in advance to ensure your ideal rental equipment is available. Peak season is extremely busy and rentals can sell out quickly.
We recommend ski and snowboard packages from GoSnow, Rhythme Snow Sports and Niseko Base Snowsports, both with rental outlet located conveniently approximate to lifts.
We highly recommend booking your lessons before the trip – Lessons book out months in advance for peak season, and even during the quieter periods you should pre-book so that the lesson can fit in smoothly to your holiday schedule.
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