Wadano, Hakuba, Nagano Prefecture, Japan

Tucked away in the beautiful mountain ranges of the Japanese Alps, the brand new Koharu Villas in Hakuba brings a touch of elegance and understated luxury to this region’s most picturesque and sought after area – Wadano no Mori.

Located just next to the Koharu Resort Hotel, these villas are situated at the foot-hills of the Japanese Alps.

The houses are designed with care and attention to its natural environment and the result is a selection of exquisitely crafted accommodation options, set against the beauty of this alpine haven.

Situated at the doorstep of one of the area’s main ski slopes, mountain access is quick and easy.

During the summer months, when the mountains come back to life in an explosion of green, it is ideally located for guests to make the most of the fantastic hiking, biking and many other activities on offer.

Scheduled shuttles to supermarkets are also provided from Koharu so you can stock up for your holiday and take advantage of the well-equipped kitchen or kitchenette available in each unit.

Wadano, Hakuba, Nagano Prefecture, Japan
6 bedrooms in total
4 ensuite bedrooms in North house
2 ensuite bedrooms in South house
Open-plan living area
Fully equipped kitchen
Partially outdoor hinoki onsen bath overlooking the woods in North house
Heated outdoor decks with outdoor fire pit overlooking the woods in South house
Laundry facility
Ski dry and storage room
Central Snowsports on G/F to take care of ski/snowboard equipment needs at the nearby Koharu Resort Hotel
In-house restaurant Sakura for all-day dining at the nearby Koharu Resort Hotel
Cafe 3301 Hakuba for pastry and breakfast/lunch at the nearby Koharu Resort Hotel
Complimentary shuttle pick-up to and from Hakuba Train Station and Happo Bus Station
Scheduled shuttle service to supermarkets
Housekeeping every 4 nights (change the bed linens, provide fresh towels and replenish the coffee/tea amenities)

Bedroom 1
1 king bed, ensuite bathroom
Bedroom 2
1 king bed, ensuite bathroom
Bedroom 3
2 twin beds, ensuite bathroom
Bedroom 4
2 twin beds, ensuite bathroom
Bedroom 1
1 king bed, ensuite bathroom
Bedroom 2
2 twin beds, ensuite bathroom
Set in the beautiful and peaceful upper Wadano forest, Koharu gives you fast access to the Sakka quad and pair lifts at Hakuba Happo One Resort.
With Sakura restaurant and Central Snowsports rental shop located on the ground floor, plus a shuttle bus stop on the doorstep giving access to Hakuba’s other ski areas, you couldn’t find a more convenient location.
Wadano is host to a nice selection of restaurants, bars and natural hot springs, all located just a stroll away from each other.
Either by foot, taxi or shuttle, when you stay at Koharu Resort Hotel and Suites, you’re never more than a few minutes away from your next holiday activity.
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
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 6 bedrooms


$1,600 $1,520/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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