The Nature of Hokkaido. 6 luxury Hotels with a spectacular view of the sea, mountains, and lakes.

The Nature of Hokkaido. 6 luxury Hotels with a spectacular view of the sea, mountains, and lakes.
Speaking of Hokkaido, the first phrase that comes to our mind is a treasure trove of nature. Here are the most beautiful hotels to make your stay in Hokkaido unforgettable.
Open yourself to Hokkaido's nature and feel its power just relaxing in the guest rooms in front of the sea, in hot springs watching the scenery of the four seasons, or being around under the night sky full of the stars.

Let us introduce you to the best 6 hotels you can enjoy a superb view right from the room! Forget about your daily routine and let yourself refresh. Let's start!

1. Hotel Furukawa "Heartful Resort"

	An inn with a spectacular view (Kokoro no Resort Umi no Bettei Furukawa)
Located in a place called Kojohama and facing the Pacific Ocean, ”Heartful Resort Umi no Bettei Furukawa" is a villa where you can relax in the abundant nature in front of the sea.
Enjoy the spectacular scenery with all five senses at the oceanfront. Forget your daily routine, let your worries and stress at work be far away, so you truly experience the comfort of freedom.
  • An inn with a spectacular view (Kokoro no Resort Umi no Bettei Furukawa)2
  • An inn with a spectacular view (Kokoro no Resort Umi no Bettei Furukawa)4
From the large glass windows in the guest rooms, you can enjoy various views of the open sea in the morning when you wake up and at night. The luxurious time you can spend in a relaxing manner away from your usual busy life.
An inn with a spectacular view (Kokoro no Resort Umi no Bettei Furukawa)10
The lounge also has a huge glass window with a great view spot overlooking the sea. There are seats with a hearth and a book corner to have a calm and free time.
  • An inn with a spectacular view (Kokoro no Resort Umi no Bettei Furukawa)8
  • An inn with a spectacular view (Kokoro no Resort Umi no Bettei Furukawa)9
In addition, there are large public baths and open-air hot springs for men and women also known as "Bijin no Yu" which makes your skin beautiful and smooth. Enjoy the spectacular seaside scenery that changes depending on the time of the day.

*Photo source: Hotel Furukawa "Heartful Resort" Official Site
Hotel Furukawa "Heartful Resort"
【Address】289-3 Kojohama, Shiraoi, Shiraoi District, Hokkaido 059-0641
【Access】
・By car
10 minutes from Noboribetsu Station, JR Muroran Main Line, 15 minutes from Noboribetsu East IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
・Courtesy bus
Pick-up service available at JR Noboribetsu Station (reservation required)
【WEB site】https://www.kokorono-resort.com/index.html

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2. Hakodate Onuma Tsuruga Resort EPUY

An inn with a spectacular view (Hakodate Onuma Tsuruga Resort Epui)
The "Hakodate Onuma Tsuruga Resort EPUY" is located right in the heart of Onuma Quasi-National Park. Relax at the best resort and enjoy all four seasons of the northern country. You might be surprised by the beauty of the Onuma area, creative chefs, and relaxing hot springs.
  • An inn with a spectacular view (Hakodate Onuma Tsuruga Resort Epuy)2
  • An inn with a spectacular view (Hakodate Onuma Tsuruga Resort Epuy)3
The terrace floating on the lake is a great spot to enjoy the music of the nature and soft breeze. One group per day is allowed to have their own private morning time on the lake to relax or to take a wedding shoot. The special atmosphere enhances the romantic mood to spend together.
	An inn with a spectacular view (Hakodate Onuma Tsuruga Resort Epuy)4
A twin room with an open-air hot spring is ideal for couples. Refresh your mind and body by soaking in the hot spring open-air bath. In addition, there are large public baths, open-air baths, and separated rooms for reservation with private baths, where you can enjoy different ways of bath time.
  • An inn with a spectacular view (Hakodate Onuma Tsuruga Resort Epuy)7
  • An inn with a spectacular view (Hakodate Onuma Tsuruga Resort Epuy)6
The restaurant is designed in the Ainu patterns (ethnic group indigenous to northern Japan) with white walls symbolizing Hokkaido, and the black fireplace, that creates a peaceful atmosphere. Surrounded by nature of the four seasons, you can fully enjoy the seafood and mountain food of Hokkaido in a warm space where the light shines down.
French meal serving in the restaurant enhances the taste of every ingredient and brings incredible satisfying feelings, with the aroma, texture, and "umami" - a special Japanese word for the "pleasant savory taste".

*Photo source: Hakodate Onuma Tsuruga Resort EPUY Official Site
Hakodate Onuma Tsuruga Resort EPUY
【Address】85-9 Onuma-cho, Nanae-cho, Kameda-gun, Hokkaido
【Access】
・By car
About 20 minutes from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Station, or about 40 minutes from Hakodate Airport, and 3 and half hours from Sapporo city
・Courtesy bus
There is a free shuttle bus that goes through Hakodate Airport, Hakodate Station, and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Station. (Reservation only / capacity system)
【WEB site】https://www.onuma-epuy.com/

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3. Zaborin Ryokan

An inn with a spectacular view (Zaborin)2
"Zaborin" stands quietly like a hideaway in the magnificent nature of the Niseko area. All 15 guest rooms are designed with a modern touch to traditional architecture, creating a peaceful environment that makes you forget everyday hassels.
  • An inn with a spectacular view (Zaborin)8
  • An inn with a spectacular view (Zaborin)9
There are Japanese-style and Western-style guest rooms that combine the traditional and modern functionality of a Japanese inn, and there are two private hot springs with indoor and open-air baths. Let yourself enjoy the time in a well-equipped room while watching the magnificent endless view.
An inn with a spectacular view (Zaborin)10
The baths in the guest rooms are made of cypress and the open-air baths are made of hollowing out megaliths.
A high-quality hot spring bath with the refreshing air and fragrance of the forest surrounding the area is a 100% privately sourced hot spring.
  • A hotel with a spectacular view (Zaborin)
  • A hotel with a spectacular view (Zaborin)10
The dishes are made with plenty of seasonal Hokkaido ingredients and are characterized by their unique ideas, not typical for kaiseki cuisine (traditional multi-course Japanese dinner). That rare moment when you can feel the taste with your eyes.

*Photo source: Hakodate Onuma Tsuruga Resort EPUY Official Site
Zaborin Ryokan
【Address】76-4 Hanazono, Kutchan, Abuta District, Hokkaido
【Access】
・By car
About 10 minutes from JR Kutchan Station
・By train
New Chitose Airport → JR Rapid Airport New Chitose Airport Station, bound for Otaru (about 75 minutes) Get off at Otaru Station → JR Hakodate Main Line Otaru Station, bound for Oshamambe (about 74 minutes) Get off at Kutchan Station → About 15 minutes by taxi
【WEB site】https://zaborin.com/

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4. Lakeside Villa Suimeikaku Onsen

An inn with a spectacular view (Lakeside Villa Suimeikaku)
Lakeside Villa Suimeikaku Onsen is an incredible hotel located in Shikotsu-Toya National Park with hot spring baths equipped in every room and a gorgeous Lake Shikotsu view you can see from the restaurant, room, or open-air hot springs. Take a closer look at the ever-changing lovely scenery of Lake Shikotsu in the dusk and sunset.
  • An inn with a spectacular view (Lakeside Villa Suimeikaku)2
  • An inn with a spectacular view (Lakeside Villa Suimeikaku)3
Just imagine yourself having a leisurely bath time and watching outside at the quiet scenery. This is a space you can truly enjoy a very popular tourist spot and spend the best time with your partner.
  • An inn with a spectacular view (Lakeside Villa Suimeikaku)4
  • An inn with a spectacular view (Lakeside Villa Suimeikaku)5
Also, you can reserve an additional private room with open-air hot spring that is made of "Stone" or "Hinoki" (Japanese cypress) in the Eastern Cottage. A high-quality natural hot spring will heal your tired body, help with fatigue recovery and neuralgia.
An inn with a spectacular view (Lakeside Villa Suimeikaku)6
Take a breath and enjoy your gorgeous Italian food in front of Lake Shikotsu dyeing by the setting sun. Here you can try the real taste of Hokkaido, as menu changes every season. Experience this unique lakeside restaurant and its exceptional cuisine.

*Photo source: Lakeside Villa Suimeikaku Onsen Official Site
Lakeside Villa Suimeikaku Onsen
【Address】Shikotsuko Onsen, Chitose City, Hokkaido 066-0281
【Access】
・By car
About 40 minutes from New Chitose Airport via the Hokkaido Prefectural Road Route, or around 70 minutes from Sapporo city
・By bus
New Chitose Airport → Bus bound for Lake Shikotsu. Get off at Lake Shikotsu Bus Stop → Around 5 minutes on foot
【WEB site】https://www.suimeikaku.jp/

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5. Natural Resort Hygeia

An inn with a spectacular view (Natural Resort Hygeia)
"Hidaka Auberge Natural Resort Hygeia" is a 7-room auberge built in a place surrounded by nature in Hidaka, Hokkaido. The main attraction here is, above all, a wonderful environment where you can feel close to the groves of the mountains, coexisting with the surrounding nature.
  • An inn with a spectacular view (Natural Resort Hygeia)2
  • An inn with a spectacular view (Natural Resort Hygeia)3
There are two types of guest rooms, "Japanese" and "Western" styles. The first floor with living room and balcony, and the second floor with bedroom maisonette type. You can always see the beautiful scenery from the window, and relax enjoying comfortable sunlight through the trees.
An inn with a spectacular view (Natural Resort Hygeia)4
This wonderful scenery of horses eating grass in the meadow and fresh air of Hidaka in the vicinity regardless of the season will bring you calm and extraordinary emotions.
  • An inn with a spectacular view (Natural Resort Hygeia)5
  • An inn with a spectacular view (Natural Resort Hygeia)6
The dishes here that incorporate French and Italian cooking methods are extraordinary. The must-try items are abundant Hokkaido ingredients, such as Hidaka kelp, the highest quality kelp in Japan, and pesticide-free vegetables grown at the foot of the Hidaka Mountains. Not only the taste but also the chef's sensibility makes dishes look beautifully presented so you can have a memorable meal.

*Photo source: Natural Resort Hygeia Official Site
Natural Resort Hygeia
【Address】383-59 Shizunaitobetsu, Shinhidaka-cho, Hidaka-gun, Hokkaido
【Access】
・By car
About 110 minutes from New Chitose Airport, or about 70 minutes from Hidaka Expressway "Monbetsu IC" toward Route 235 / Erimo
・By bus
About 140 minutes by highway bus from Sapporo Station
【WEB site】https://hygeia-hotel.jp/

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6. Hoshino Resorts RISONARE Tomamu

RISONARE Tomamu (Unkai Terrace)
The 32-story high-rise hotel, RISONARE Tomamu, is located on the northern land and features a 100-square-meter suite with a whirlpool offering a magnificent view.
At the most popular place in this area called "Unkai Terrace", you can watch the sea of clouds flowing over the Hidaka Mountains. Watch carefully how the mysterious scenery changes its expression every moment.
  • RISONARE Tomamu (Guest room)
All rooms are equipped with a whirlpool bath and a private sauna with a spectacular view. You can choose the type of your room according to your taste and situation. There are superb view suites to enjoy the scenery from the high rise, large rooms that are ideal for families and big groups, and rooms with a cute design that will please your children.
RISONARE Tomamu (Farm)
Cows, sheep, goats, and horses are grazing on the pasture of about 100 hectares. The milk produced here is served at buffet restaurants and cafes in Tomamu, and soft-serve ice cream made from milk is sold at the shops in the farm area.
An inn with a spectacular view (Hoshino Resorts)5
The main dining called "hal" is a place where you can enjoy seafood in a buffet style. There are also dishes that are made of seasonal ingredients, mainly popular crabs and salmon. We recommend a wide variety of ingredients and dishes with a good balance.

*Photo source: Hoshino Resorts RISONARE Tomamu Official Site
Hoshino Resorts RISONARE Tomamu
【Address】Nakatomamu, Shimukappu-mura, Yufutsu-gun, Hokkaido 079-2204
【Access】
・By car
About 5 minutes from Doto Expressway "Tomamu IC"
・By train
3 minutes by JR Rapid Airport train from Shin-Chitose Airport Station → Transfer at Minami-Chitose Station (about 70 minutes by JR Limited Express); around 70 minutes by JR Limited Express from Sapporo Station; around 60 minutes by JR Limited Express from Obihiro Station. There is a free shuttle bus from the nearest Tomamu station.
・By bus (Resort liner)
About 180 minutes from Sapporo, about 120 minutes from New Chitose Airport, 130 minutes from Asahikawa Airport, 180 minutes from Obihiro Airport
【WEB site】https://risonare.com/tomamu/summer/

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What do you think about these places? All the inns have a magnificent view of nature, so when you come to Hokkaido, don't hesitate to treat yourself as you deserve!
Let yourself spend a luxurious time with beautiful scenery everywhere, in the guest rooms, open-air baths, restaurants, and lounges.
Come here anytime for holidays, special occasions, or when you want a change of pace.

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