In a place as enchanting as Niseko, droves of visitors come to its slopes to revel in its long winter season each year. And with a broad range of accommodation found in the area, private chalets have become the perfect choice for many couples, families, and large groups of tourists who wish to enjoy the spoils of Niseko, as well as each other’s company in one luxurious space. If you’re looking for the perfect private chalet for a memorable Niseko experience, here are the 5 best Niseko chalets to rent for the winter holiday:
1. The Glasshouse
True to its name, the glass house’s walls and windows are truly made of glass, providing unbelievable views of Mount Yotei and that of the forest around this Hirafu village escape. A two-level home, the Glasshouse features 5 bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, an outdoor terrace, and an impressive outdoor Jacuzzi for 8. Each of the bedrooms have dramatic glass walls, where Niseko’s amazing natural views are yours to behold. Located in close distance to restaurants, bars, and nightlife, while also being far enough to enjoy some peaceful and quiet time with your loved ones, the Glasshouse is a chic, minimal, and absolutely breathtaking place to stay while you’re enjoying your winter holiday.
Imagine Mount Yotei in all its glory while you sit back enjoying a cup of Joe every morning from your living room. That’s exactly what you’ll get when you stay at Kitadori – a 5 bedroom private chalet with large glass walls and windows framing the magnificent landscape right outside its doors. Located at the lower end of Hirafu village, this private chalet has an open-plan living and dining areas, creating an expansive space with lots of natural light coming in. Great for families, the chalet features a room with 2 bunk beds, as well as a nanny room. It also features a media room with a 50″ flat screen TV, as well as a library and ski dry room.
3. Mukashi Mukashi
With an industrial design, Mukashi Mukashi is dubbed as having artistic architecture. Glass doors mirror the forest that surround it in the evenings, while beautiful views of snow covered trees and the vast Niseko landscape are yours to enjoy during the day. Inside, you’ll find 6 bedrooms, each with ensuite bathrooms featuring bathtubs and rainshower, and all having stunning forest views through its floor to ceiling glass walls. Also located in the Hirafu village, the nearest ski lift is a short 0.5 km away, as well as restaurants, bars, a supermarket, gym, and tennis court.
Chalet Panorama is called such due to the panoramic view of Mount Yotei as viewed from the inside. Also located at the lower end of Hirafu village, this 6-bedroom escape features two rooms with balconies with outdoor seating, a media room with a huge 80″ TV, a stone chimney with gas fireplace, and a large fully-equipped kitchen. While its overall design is chic and contemporary, the chalet’s other details such as furnishings and decor create a homey feel, creating a luxurious home away from home experience.
With an amazing Mount Yotei view, Kasetsu‘s charm lies in its 9-meter high ceilings and vast balcony features. It features 6 bedrooms over 3 floors, and features a traditional Japanese Tatami room with 3 futons. Among its other amenities include a media room, living and dining area, and an onsen bathtub in the Master bedroom.
Truly, this is the best way to experience an uninterrupted Mount Yotei and forest views, luxurious interiors, and chic architecture, and of course, indulgent spaces to truly embrace the beauty of Niseko. Still not convinced? See more of our collection of luxury chalets to rent in Niseko.