Wadano, Hakuba, Nagano Prefecture, Japan

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

Koharu exudes low-key luxury and comfort, in an artful blend of craftsmanship and thoughtful design. Effortlessly stylish – it is a place to enjoy life’s simple pleasures and relax into the rhythm of alpine life.

Koharu Resort is situated at the foot-hills of the Japanese Alps . With its chic, modern interiors, this resort offers a choice of spacious, private accommodation, with a 3-bedroom penthouse suite, a 2-bedroom apartment, 1-bedroom apartments and studios.

Koharu has been 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
3-bedroom penthouse suite
2-bedroom apartment
1-bedroom apartments
Central Snowsports on G/F to take care of ski/snowboard equipment needs
In-house restaurant Sakura for all-day dining
Cafe 3301 Hakuba for pastry and breakfast/lunch
Complimentary shuttle pick-up to and from Hakuba Train Station and Happo Bus Station
Scheduled shuttle service to supermarkets

This exclusive accommodation option provides a stylish, modern and elegant retreat at the doorstep of the Happo One ski range.
Picture windows are carefully positioned throughout the Penthouse, catching the alpine sun and the vast forests of pine and birch.
After a full day of powder-skiing relax and soak in the customised hinoki wood bathtub enjoying its unique lemon aroma and let the natural hinoki oils from the wood soothe your muscles and relax all the tension away.
With 3 large double bedrooms, this home sleeps up to 6 adults and a spacious and airy living and dining area presents a relaxing and adaptable living space.
The fully equipped kitchen makes self-catering effortless.
Bedroom 1
1 double bed that can be set up as 2 single beds, ensuite bathroom
Bedroom 2
1 double bed that can be set up as 2 single beds, ensuite bathroom
Bedroom 3
1 double bed that can be set up as 2 single beds, ensuite bathroom
Additional Bedding
1 sofa bed
Ideal for families or groups of friends, the 2-bedroom apartments sleep up to 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Designed to provide a relaxing and tranquil environment, it is complete with modern facilities and conveniences, such as a fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, DVD player and LCD TV.
A large living and dining area ensures a comfortable and flexible social space for those evenings spent in.
Bedroom 1
1 double bed that can be set up as 2 single beds, ensuite bathroom
Bedroom 2
1 double bed that can be set up as 2 single beds, ensuite bathroom
Additional Bedding
1 sofa bed
A spacious option for couples or small families, the 1-bedroom apartments sleep up to 2 adults and a child, or up to 3 adults at an additional fee.
Each apartment comes with a fully equipped kitchen, washer-dryer, flat screen TV and DVD player provide all the home comforts and conveniences.
Bedroom 1
1 double bed that can be set up as 2 single beds, ensuite bathroom
Additional Bedding
1 sofa bed
STUDIO | 25 – 30 SQM
Perfect for small families or couples who require more space than a standard hotel room can offer, the studio sleeps up to 2 adults and a child with the provision of a sofa bed.
A fully equipped kitchen, washer-dryer, flat screen TV and DVD player provide all the home comforts and conveniences.
Bedroom 1
1 double bed that can be set up as 2 single 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
  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 bedrooms


$250 $238/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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