Summer in Niseko

Enjoy fresh Hokkaido foods in local restaurants in Kutchan and Niseko town as well as the scenic Onsens which are open year-round. Summer in Niseko is an outdoor lover's paradise away from the heat and humidity. Experience the blooms of nature amidst the mountains of Hokkaido.


Hokkaido is famous not only for its abundant snowfall but in the green season, boasts an ever growing collection of world class golf courses. When the snow melts and the land heats up, international golfers flock to this northern prefecture of Japan to take a swing to untouchable panoramic views and perfectly seasonal and temperate weather.

Experience golf events and a diversity of Japanese courses through out the summer. Within 20 minutes of Nest at the Trees, Niseko, the three main golf resorts in the Niseko area are:

Hanazono Golf
Address: 1 Hanazono, Kutchan, Abuta 044-0084
Length / Hole / Par: 7,003 yards / 18 / 72
Designer: Chohei Miyazawa
Telephone: +81 136 21 7700

Niseko Village Golf Course
Address: Higashiyama Onsen, Niseko, Abuta 048-1592
Length / Hole / Par: 6,845 yards / 18 / 73
Designer: Yoshiaki Tsutsumi
Telephone: +81 136 44 2211

Niseko Golf Course
Address: Fukui, Niseko, Abuta 048-1561
Length / Hole / Par: 6,805 yards / 18 / 72
Designer: Arnold Palmer
Telephone: +81 136 44 2211


Niseko's untold secret of the traffic-free, wide and well maintained roads, beautiful scenic routes, mild temperatures and attractive country landscapes. Biking enthusiasts come from all over the world to enjoy some of the best biking.
Whether for leisure or competition, on road or mountain biking, there is something for everyone.


Niseko Classic is one of the biggest road cycling events held annually.
In 2018, it will be held on 6 – 8 July  More information.

Nature Ride Niseko will be held on 9 – 10 June. Enjoy an action-packed weekend with food tents at the main event venue and a hot spring facility close-by.

Tour de Hokkaido will be held on 7 – 9 September 2018 

Allow us to arrange a Guided Tour (half or full day) to explore what Niseko in the green season has to offer.

Here are some of the local trails:

  • Kutchan Potato field circuit
  • Hirafu & Higashiyama trails for MTB
  • Mt. Yotei circuit
  • Niseko Hill Climb & Panorama circuit
  • Niseko Historical Circuit
  • Shiribetsu River and Sea Breeze route

Lake Hangetsu

Lake Hangetsu

Lake Hangetsu Nature Park is a volcanic lake, just 15 minutes drive of Nest at The Trees, Niseko. The Lake spans a small area of 320 acres and is surrounded by lush forests providing the picturesque view of the lake. Hangestu in Japanese means half moon as the lake is beautifully shaped that way. Many activities can be enjoyed around the lake in summer.

Rafting & Canoeing


Looking for a summer-time adventure? Hidden beneath the snow is the Shiribetsu River, which runs 126 kilometers from the Sea of Japan before meandering through the magical town of Niseko.  At the end of April, White-water rafting or canoeing in the Shiribetsu River is the perfect way to get your adrenaline pumping! Splash down the water rapids to views of iconic Mt. Yotei in the clearest waters of the Sea of Japan. 

Our guest services team can arrange a half day program with equipment and safety gear provided. Just show up in your shorts and t-shirt and prepare to get wet!

Art & Culture

Shu Ogawara Museum of Art
Shu Ogawara is a Kutchan born famous painter, his arts have been displayed in the Shu Oguwara Museum of art in the city of Kutchan. Spend some time here to appreciate his beautiful paintings.

Kutchan Natural History Museum
The Kutchan natural history Museum exhibits 2 themes – “Nature and Environment of Niseko and Mt. Yotei” and “Life and culture of Kutchan people.”

Cancellation Policy

  • Payment for Concierge bookings is due 7 days prior to check-In. We reserve the right to cancel without notice any unpaid service by this due date.
  • Cancellation 7 days or less prior to the service start date will incur a 100% cancellation charge.
  • Cancellation includes changes that reduce the overall value of the booking and no shows.
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