UNKAI Terrace. Sea of Clouds in the Heart of Hokkaido

UNKAI Terrace. Sea of Clouds in the Heart of Hokkaido
Just imagine, you are touching the clouds in the afterglow, walking through an enigmatic soft mist hovering in the air as if it were an otherworldly eternity. Here is where you can hear the sound of one hand clapping. The other second and you are in a 3m high chair overlooking the land, and there is nothing between you and the space. This scene is not a metaphorical world written by a novelist. This is the reality you can be part of.

"Hoshino Resorts Tomamu" in the heart of Hokkaido, Japan, made a significant renovation and reopened their doors on August 8, 2021, for every guest who is ready to celebrate a new chapter of their lives. Don't hesitate and experience a delightful stay at "Hoshino Resorts Tomamu."

Here are the attractions 'Hoshino Resorts Tomamu' would love to offer you during your stay.

1. UNKAI Terrace

Unkai Cafe, Hoshino Resorts Tomamu
It is a cozy observation facility at an altitude of 1088m you can get by gondola. Here you can watch the dynamic sea of clouds as if you were in the boat flying to Neverland. One of the highlights here is the Cafe that offers ice cream, drinks, and sweats made in a lovely cloud-alike design.

2. Cloud Café (Kumo Café)

 Could Café (Kumo Café) Unkai Cafe, Hoshino Resorts Tomamu
Located at an altitude of 1,088m the Cloud Cafe offers delicious sweets and drinks decorated in the form of clouds. Gentle ice cream "Cloud soft" or cloudy macarons with lemon and vanilla flavors. The flavor of the air, delightful taste and infinity view will take you to the seventh heaven.
A 3-story terrace was opened on August 4, 2021. Here from the top floor, which is about 12m high, you can get a wider view of the Hidaka Mountains landscape.

3. Cloud Bar

【トマム・雲海】Cloud Bar(クラウドバー)
5 minutes walk from Unkai Terrace and you get to the place with a delicate atmosphere. Cloud Bar consists of a 13-meter-long bar counter and chairs about 3 meters above the ground. There are two types of chairs, individual one and one for two people. Sitting in this almost transparent giant chair, you can observe a theater where Nature is a lead actress, and the wind is her antagonist.

4. Cloud Walk

【トマム・雲海】Tomamu resorts Unkai terrace Cloud Walk クラウドウォーク
Cloud Walk is a cloud-shaped suspension bridge that rises above the ground and offers a vast view of about 210 degrees. The walking distance is 57 meters, and the maximum height above the ground is about 10 meters.
The bridge sways with every small step you take, making the walk even more fun and giving you the feeling that you are walking on real clouds.

5. Sky Wedge

Tomamu resorts Unkai terrace Sky Wedge
Located a little up the stairs from Cloud Walk the Sky Wedge is an observation spot that protrudes like the bow of a ship. It might remind you of a famous movie scene, but these slowly flowing fluffy "icebergs" around will never hit the boat, still only ghostly walk through you.
(Floor area: about 11 square meters)

6. Cloud Bed

Tomamu resorts Unkai terrace Cloud Bed
This is a 15-meter-long observation spot that resembles the "cloud particles." A series of elastic cushions with diameters ranging from 40 to 60 centimeters are installed right on the ground. The cushions can be used in any position, leaning or sitting, and provide another gorgeous view of the sea of clouds. These cushions are made of polyurethane foam with a special coating, developed by the furniture brand "sixinch."
(Capacity: about 15 people)

7. Contour Bench

Tomamu resorts Unkai terrace Contour Bench
This 117-meter-long bench is set up to make the most of the natural topography, inspired by the contour lines. Visitors can choose from a variety of seats' heights and angles to be on the same way with the clouds. You can enjoy the ever-changing view of the space around you.
(Capacity: about 200 people)

8. Cloud Pool

Tomamu resorts Unkai terrace Cloud Pool
Cloud Pool is a giant hammock-shaped observation deck in the shape of a cloud, about 10 meters long and wide. At a maximum height of about 8 meters above the ground, you can experience flight on the cloud feeling the wind flows on your skin looking at a magnificent panorama.
(Capacity: about 10 people)

9. Unkai Power Walk

  •  Tomamu resorts Unkai terrace Unkai Power Walk
  •  Tomamu resorts Unkai terrace Unkai Power Walk smoothie sandwich
If everything above is not enough, you can take a walk about 40 mins from the Unkai Terrace to the top of the mountain, a great exercise to thank your body and mind, especially during pandemic times when we have fewer chances to breathe fresh air and go out. After that, an astonishing lunch made of cloud-shaped sandwiches and fruits smoothie would be your belly feast.

10. Last but not least

At the end of the day, after all the emotions you had experienced, the best will be to relax in the new suite-room of the RISONARE Tomamu hotel.

Tomamu resorts Unkai terrace Hoshino Suite room Cloud

The room is design in soft pastel colors in the theme of sky clouds. You will be pleasantly surprised by the original style of the dinner and breakfast here as well. Best chiefs of Hokkaido made a brand new menu to delight not only your stomach but also your eyes.

  •  Tomamu resorts Unkai terrace Hoshino dinner resonare
  •  Tomamu resorts Unkai terrace Hoshino breakfast resonare

To make your memories even brighter, we would recommend an amazing service called "Unkai Terrace Camp." That means you can rent the whole terrace to spend the best camping time with your loved ones and being the first to see the sunrise above the clouds.

 Tomamu resorts Unkai terrace Hoshino resonare camping in the sky

【Facility name】UNKAI Terrace (Hoshino Resorts RISONARE Tomamu)
【Address】Nakatomamu, Shimukappu, Yufutsu District, Hokkaido 079-2204
・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】UNKAI Teracce

▼ Hoshino Resorts RISONARE Tomamu reservation

UNKAI Terrace is pet-friendly and everyone can visit regardless of staying at the hotel. You can purchase the Season Pass for Unkai Gondola at the resort center. Check out the latest information about prices on the website. One ticket is available for unlimited rides within the specified time.

We hope you enjoyed these views and will enjoy even more experiencing all attractions in real life.

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