Cover Nestled in Hirafu Village, Niseko Kyo is an upcoming luxury ski retreat that's an oasis of tranquillity

Experience a serene getaway and soak in the breathtaking mountain views at Niseko Kyo, a luxury ski-in ski-out property located in Japan

The US has Aspen, Europe has the Alps, and Japan has Niseko. A popular and highly-rated destination for ski lovers in Asia, the ski town is famous worldwide for its powder-soft snow that creates an amazing terrain for hitting the slopes.

Nestled in the southwest corner of Hokkaido, the popular destination has attracted plenty of interest with its prime location and powdery landscape; this has resulted in a slew of property developments rising in the area—including the luxury ski-in ski-out property, Niseko Kyo

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An idyllic retreat within a tranquil setting, Niseko Kyo holds an allure for many, especially well-travelled urbanites looking to escape the fast-paced bustle and the perpetual summer heat and humidity in Singapore. Located in Niseko's Hirafu Village, the new development—which is set to open its doors in the fourth quarter of 2023—offers direct access to the high-speed Ace Family Lift, a ski lift that leads visitors directly to the mountain courses.

The ski haven will house 18 luxury residences. Choose from two-, three-, and five-bedroom apartments with selected dual-key and triple-key configurations, as well as a luxurious penthouse unit that offers a panoramic view of Mount Yōtei and the Niseko-Annupuri mountain range. 

Designed to be a home away from home, each unit highlights the splendour of the picturesque winter playground. Drawing from elements of nature and the spirit of a Japanese philosophy known as Ukiyo—the art of living in the moment—the resort appeals with its warm and inviting atmosphere. Every residence exudes a timeless elegance with a sophisticated colour palette comprising earthy hues. Finishings crafted from natural materials such as timber, marble, limestone and quartz bring a slice of the outdoors into the serene interior.

Besides framing the scenic landscape where one can catch a glimpse of the striking mountains, large windows also ensures each unit is bathed in an abundance of natural light. Using light as an architectural medium against the wood and stone materials was integral to capture the Japanese concept of Komorebi—an expression where one soaks in the beauty of shadows when sunrays filter through trees.  

A private natural onsen within each unit allows one to rejuvenate the body and mind as they soak in the breathtaking views amidst crisp alpine air, while luxurious fittings and amenities promise a decadent and relaxed setting.

Besides the thoughtfully-designed interiors, you’ll also be enveloped by the gracious and exceptional hospitality that Japan is well-known for. The property also offers an exclusive 24-hour concierge team and elite ski valet and courier service that will be on-hand to cater to the needs of the residents. There will also be dedicated owner storage areas, a dining and bar establishment, as well as a spa and gym.

Offering lavish residences with worldly finesse, Niseko Kyo sets a new benchmark when it comes to luxury living. The tranquil destination is an enticing getaway with spectacular views of snow-covered hills.

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