Hirafu Village, Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan

Minutes away from some of the finest skiing in the world, Miyabi and Tsubaki are identical sister chalets in the lower part of Hirafu Village, Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan.

Positioned in the lower village area of Hirafu, Tsubaki features dual entrances with access via the garage / dry-room or the main entry. The genkan (entry room) is fully underfloor heated and there is a traditional style rock garden and water feature adding to the grandeur of the entry.

The modern, zen-inspired residences strike a perfect balance between the tranquility of traditional Japanese living and contemporary luxury.

An impressive wooden staircase leads to the upper level and brings guests out in the hallway to the left is a spacious kitchen/living/dining area that is surrounded by floor to ceiling glazing.

This level also has access to two balconies. The kitchen features a generous island bench with individual lighting and includes a sink and is complemented by a stainless steel covered bench-top containing a gas burning cook-top overhead cabinets and window-side seating for 3.

The dining area includes a table with seating for 8 and is directly accessed from both the kitchen and lounge area. The lounge has a giant fabric covered lounge on 3 sides, a gas burning fireplace with stone surround and floor to ceiling glazing.

There is also a fire place that naturally adds warmth and an emotional ambiance to the room.

Enjoying uninterrupted stunning views of Mt. Yotei and Hirafu ski area, the chalet welcomes guests with a lofty atrium, which ideally provides ample natural light to complements a beautiful decorative Japanese rock garden.

Cathedral ceilings take the cozy décor, which features an extensive use of timber, to new heights while highlighting authentic Japanese architecture in style.

The master ensuite bathroom comes with a Hinoki timber Japanese bath, keeping some heavenly home spa goodness easily accessible.

The dedicated kids’ room has four bunk beds and features its own entertainment system to keep the younger ones busy. The house can sleep up to 10 in 4 bedrooms, and up to 12 by adding futon mattresses.

An entertainers delight, Tsubaki makes for an unforgettable Niseko vacation accommodation option.

Lower Hirafu Village, Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan
4 bedrooms in total
3 king bedrooms that can be set up with 2 double beds
1 kids’ room with 2 sets of bunk beds for 4 children
10 guests included in your booking
2 additional guests can be accommodated
4 bathrooms
2 additional toiletS
Traditional Japanese hinoki bath tub and oversized rain showerheads in master ensuite
Open plan lounge with fireplace
Open plan dining room plus breakfast bar
Plasma TV, DVD, PS3
Contemporary style kitchen
Stunning views of Mt. Yotei and Hirafu ski area
Private garage
Complimentary use of a rental 4WD van is included in your booking from 14 December 2019 to 15 March 2020
Both a valid international driving license issued by a signatory to the 1949 Geneva Convention and a valid driving license from your home country is required
Kids’ bunk room that sleeps 4
A baby cot, high chair, and baby gate are available on request
254 sqm

Bedroom 1 – 20 sqm
The first bedroom features 1 king double or 2 single beds, with a bathroom with toilet and rain shower. A good spot parents or caretakers, the children’s bedroom is next door.
Bedroom 2 – Kids’ room – 30 sqm
The children’s bedroom has 2 bunk beds sleeping up to 2 guests. It also features a sofa suite and entertainment setup. The ensuite is a bathroom with rain shower and bathtub, plus a walk-in wardrobe.
Bedroom 3 – 20 sqm
The third bedroom has 1 queen bed to sleep up to 2 guests, ample storage and of Hirafu. A rain shower and hinoki wood bathtub and separate toilet make up the ensuite bathroom.
Bedroom 4 – 20 sqm
The fourth bedroom has 1 king double or 2 single beds can be arranged to sleep up to 2 people here. It enjoys village views and an ensuite bathroom with rain shower and toilet.
The four-bedroom residence sits in a quiet spot in Main Hirafu village on the free shuttle bus service route, conveniently connected to the neighborhood while ensuring ultimate privacy.
5 minutes on the shuttle bus takes you to Hirafu ski area. Ski lifts are a 16-minute walk away. Restaurants and bars are also reachable in five minutes and a convenience store 12.
Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan

A world-class ski destination, Niseko receives 14m of snow per season on average. Offering 38 lifts, 4 developed, inter-linked resorts, 47km of groomed slopes, 1000m of vertical, and the longest run stretching 5600m, Niseko is the largest of Hokkaido’s ski areas, and overall the most well-rounded winter resort on the island.
There is a good mix of groomed runs for all levels, from first-timers through expert powder hounds. There is also a terrain park with half-pipes, table tops, round quarters and rails etc… a variety of terrain to suit boarders of different abilities.
That being said, novices going down the slope for the first time may want to avoid the crowds in peak powder season and consider some of the quieter times (spring).
Different rates for using
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 8 bedrooms


$750 $713/night

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


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

For parents, a family vacation can sometimes feel like no vacation. Finding holiday babysitters in Niseko can be a challenge, until Niseko Kids Club gets it sorted with its network of English-speaking childcare professionals that serve various location in Niseko, from Hirafu to Moiwa.

Daycare – international daycare center with 2 convenient locations: at the base of the Hirafu family chair lift, inside AYA Niseko and at the base of Hanazono, inside Hanazono 308

Babysitting – 24 hour, on-call, private babysitting services with experienced, qualified and English speaking childcare professionals servicing children from newborn to 15 years

Baby equipment rental – quality childcare equipment including full size cribs, highchairs, all terrain strollers, toys and more to families traveling with infants and toddlers
Hosted parties – unforgettable parties organized and supervised, tailored to your individual requests, or choose from many themes

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.
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.
We make arrangements for these pre-arrival logistics for you:


Airport transfer
The drive is between 2–3 hours from New Chitose Airport to Niseko.
Your driver will meet you at the airport arrival gate and then drive you the 2.5 – 3 hours to Hirafu and drop you at the door of your accommodation. You will be greeted and checked in by a dedicated staff, who be on stand by to provide handy tourist information about the Hirafu ski resort and your chalet. Rates vary depending on group number and vehicle used. Get in touch for details.
– Limousine service
If you are looking for a luxury way of traveling, you can also choose a limousine service. The 6-7 seater vehicle can be likened to a private jet, with luxurious white leather reclining armchairs, full cabin attendance and complimentary refreshments. The passenger area is fully equipped with a toilet, refrigerator, television, CD and DVD.


A private chef may be booked in advance for a unique in-house dining experience, catered meals in the privacy of the chalet can be arranged, with the choice of:
Japanese/international breakfasts
Japanese dinners featuring sushi and sukiyaki
International dinners
Sushi and nabe set delivery services available.
We recommend qualified chefs from Niseko Gourmet.


Ski equipment rental
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.


Ski Lessons
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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