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The Kiroro, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Hokkaido
128-1 Tokiwa, Akaigawa, Yoichi-gun, Hokkaido, 046-0593, Japan

Kiroro in Summer

The Kiroro, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Hokkaido

The Kiroro, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Hokkaido

Waterfall Adventure Tour

Waterfall Adventure Tour

Sheraton Hokkaido Kiroro Resort

Sheraton Hokkaido Kiroro Resort

Every spring, as the snow recedes, Kiroro is revealed as a clean, green region of natural beauty, cultural color and engaging activities. While eager skiers flock to its white powder-covered slopes in winter, many return to enjoy what lurks beneath the piste for a revitalizing family summer holiday.

Panoramic view at Mt Asari

Panoramic view at Mt Asari

Hiking trails to Mt Yotei

Hiking trails to Mt Yotei

Sky Deck

Sky Deck

Indeed, Kiroro, or more accurately the entire Kita-Shiri region, is a joy to visit any time. Stretching from Otaru to Shakotan along the coast, it’s scenically beautiful and socially vibrant year-round.

Some of the views of the mountain and coastal scenery are best enjoyed on foot. Regardless of age and energy, there are hiking trails and walking paths to suit all, including a newly created 4-hour trek covering 4km lined with flowers and beautiful views.

At 1,180m elevation, Green Mountain – Mt. Asari – also offers trekking and walking paths that reveal undisturbed natural beauty. Or glide to the summit of Mt. Asari by gondola and drink in the scenery across Kiroro forest. Another routes leads from the summit of Asari to the summit of Yoichi (1,488m) where you can see all of Ishikari bay, Shakotan Peninsular, Mt Yotei and the mountains of Niseko is one dramatic panorama.

To see even more, Kitashiri lends itself to road trips. It’s easy to rent a car and illustrated maps make finding your way around simple.

The “Kiroro Original Driving Guide” unfolds towns, villages and countryside over two days. Along the way you can pick fruit in farms, devour delicious seafood, witness whisky, wine and sake crafts, and more.

Japanese Yamame Fishing

Japanese Yamame Fishing

At Shakotan, rugged cliffs drop down into sea that has its own shade of blue named after it. The picturesque fishing village is also known for its creamy sea urchin.

Another small fishing village, Furubira is rich in history and culture. At the town entrance is Kamui rock, the location of an ancient Ainu legend.

Beautiful Akaigawa village is set at the base of a large volcanic caldera, the fertile soil from which results abundant agricultural produce.

Niki town is known as the fruit kingdom of Hokkaido. Here you can pick your own strawberries, cherries, blueberries, plums, grapes and more.

Otaru city, one of the tourist hubs of Hokkaido, is noted for its great food, intriguing history and quaint culture. Kiroro resort is only 30 minutes away, making it ideal for a day trip.

Fruits picking

Fruits picking

Otaru Canal

Otaru Canal

Of course, Kiroro Resort’s own 30,000-square-meters of space in the mountains is a playground itself (a Segway will get you around if you prefer not to walk). It’s heated swimming pool and onsen spa located in Kiroro Town are always available. And that’s just a small taste of what’s in-store when you take up the option of a “1-DAY PASSPORT”. The boundless, family friendly summer activities and facilities include tennis, golf, bubble Soccer, Segway, Buggy, Power Assisted Mountain Bike, Euro-bungee Trampoline, Euro-bubble, Big Tube Slider, Kayak, Rafting, Canyoning and more.

Segway

Segway

Bungee Trampoline

Bungee Trampoline

Mountain Bike

Mountain Bike

Don’t worry if you don’t speak Japanese. Kiroro resort has English-speaking staff to help you. Simply book your summer sojourn in Kiroro soon. Easy access from the airport and other major cities in Hokkaido is also available.

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