Kira Kira - Niseko


Surf Skill

Beginner - Advanced

Star Rating


January, February, March, December


Completed in early 2009, this boutique building has Studio, 2 Bedroom and 3 bedroom apartments available, making it ideal for a range of group sizes, from a comfortable studio suite for couples, to larger, open plan apartments for groups and families. Upper village location offers easy access to lifts, restaurants and bars. Each apartment has panoramic windows allowing maximum natural light. Open air balconies allow you to take in the village atmosphere in Summer and Winter. Striking, modern interiors and furnishings for a truly rejuvenating retreat. Basement Ski Storage and Drying rooms offer secure storage at the end of the day's activities.
Quick Facts
    • Excellent central location
    • Modern apartments
    • Walk to the lifts
    • Complimenatry WiFi
    • Ski storage and drying room
    • Babysitting/child services
    • ATM/cash machine on site
Featuring apartments with open-air balconies and striking modern furnishings, Kira Kira is located in upper Niseko Village. Panoramic windows, free Wi-Fi internet and a free village shuttle are featured.

A private drying room is located just inside each stylish apartment at Kira Kira, and a full kitchen and spacious en-suite bathroom are included. Each apartment is equipped with kitchenware, a dishwasher and a washer/dryer.

Ski services include a ski pass vendor and skiing school. In the summer, hiking, canoeing and tennis are near at hand. Guests can enjoy an outdoor barbecue or go horse riding. An in-room breakfast is served.

Kira Kira is about a 5-minute walk to Yukoro Onsen Hot Spring and a 10-minute drive from JR Kutchan Train Station. Free on-site parking is provided.

Guests receive a HT Holiday Niseko Passport, which offers discounts/services at nearby restaurants and stores. You can use this pass to borrow free DVDs from a selection of 100 titles as well. For more information, please contact the property directly. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.


Kira Kira accommodation consists of studio, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom apartments.

The apartments all have a very unique and cool design and the furnishings are all very stylish and comfortable. The apartments are fully equipped and features include – open plan kitchen & dining room, laundry and standard entertainment facilities. The open-air balcony comes with a spa to breathe life into weary limbs and glorious views of Mt Yotei and the surrounding ski area.




Studio Apartment x 2

These spacious (42 sq m) studio apartments are the perfect couple's getaway. Each room offers a full bathroom and well equipped kitchen for those looking for independent options.

2 Bedroom x 2

These 2 bedroom 2 bathroom luxury apartments are 93 square metres in size. Each apartment is equipped with fireplace and home theatre system and open plan living/dining/kitchen area.

3 Bedroom x 3

These 3 bedroom 2 bathroom luxury apartments are 105 square metres in size. Each apartment is equipped with fireplace and home theatre system and open plan living/dining/kitchen area.

Surf & Other Activities

Winter Activities

If you should ever tire of hitting the slopes, it may be time to explore the multitude of other activities available right out of Niseko. Embrace the winter weather and engage in an adventure that will get your whole family on board. For further details, just request booking information from the Gondola Chalet concierge staff.


Rest, relax and rejuvenate in a traditional Japanese onsen and enjoy the feeling of cleansing and soaking your body after a great powder day. Onsen is an authentic and natural way of healing your mind, body and soul. There are a number of onsens within minutes walk of Alpen Ridge.

Niseko has an abundance of restaurants, bars, shops and tours available. Onsens are a must when visiting Niseko, where you can relax with the locals and take in the serenity. Day tours to Sapporo, including the Annual Ice Festival, the seaside city of Otaru, or some cultural activities within Hirafu allows you to have a broad holiday experience.

Take a day trip to the nearby cities of Sapporo or Otaru - the former being the site of the 1972 Winter Olympics and home to the annual Yuki Matsuri (Ice Festival).

Mountain Guiding

Discover Niseko’s legendary hidden and un-tracked powder with an experienced guide! 

Snow mobile and Snow Cat Adventures

Shinsetsu Mountain Guides have the power to take you deep into Niseko’s breathtaking backcountry terrain, to places where your ski’s never had a chance of reaching. A snowmobile or snow cat will not only guarantee you an action packed journey, but also an opportunity to absorb the beautiful natural surroundings. Professionally guided tours operate over Niseko’s untracked mountain ranges, powder fields and through the majestic Silver Birch forests, all from the comfort of your heated snow mobile. Tour routes will vary depending on the flexibility and experience levels of your group.

Cross Country Skiing

Try something different and go on a scenic journey through Niseko’s nature trails.

Indoor Rock Climbing

Indoor rock climbing is an activity that will shelter you from the chilly winds outside, but still offers a physical challenge. Niseko Adventure Centre welcomes all ability levels to this fun and rewarding activity. Remember to stop in at Jojo’s café upstairs before you leave, their famous cheeseburgers will be the perfect reward for a hard day’s work.


Trekking on foot through the Niseko backcountry is described as a truly beautiful and physically satisfying experience. This is an opportunity to absorb natural surroundings whilst traversing a magnificent mountainous landscape. Enjoy the joy of powder snow without the need for ski or snowboard expertise.

All tours are accompanied by a fully qualified guide.

Snow rafting

Snow Rafting & Tubing in Niseko can give those looking for a quick thrill over lunch everything they need. Go and try it next time you take lunch.

Winter horseback riding

Take the family out for a fun gallop on the backs of these gentle animals. Let the horses break the trail as you take in the scenic Niseko landscape. We would be happy to line you up with a fun day out winter horseback riding.

Other Surf Experiences