Travelling with your family? Try the Risonare Yatsugatake by Hoshino Resorts, Japan’s first winery resort in a mountain village. It is a premier resort designed by Italian Master Architect Mario Bellini.
A highland resort created for family vacations nestled in the Yatugatake Mountains just two hours from Tokyo. It can also be an unique place for a romantic weeding party in its famous Leaves chapel.
The resort is very well organized with a variety of guest rooms. They have the standard room for 3 guests with two beds and a sofa bed.
The bigger Superior Room is 70 square meters and has a living space and a bedroom with two double beds which can be separated by a privacy curtain. The 3 sofas can be converted into extra beds too. This is perfect for an extended stay. It can accommodate 5 guests comfortably.
Garden Area Maisonette Room
You can also stay in the Garden Area Maisonette Room which is a 2 story suite that can house 4 guests. There is a bedroom with two twin beds on the second floor and the atrium-style living room in the ground floor, It also has a huge terrace with a fantastic view that you can enjoy with a cup of coffee or a bottle of wine.
There are two VIP suites to choose from. One is designed and named after an international architecture and design legend Le Corbusier. It is a spacious 135 square meter luxury suite with impeccable furnishings from the sofas down to the cutlery. And of course, we have the Mario Belline Suite which was designed by no other than the renowned resort designer himself.
No matter how beautiful your rooms are you will definitely not stay inside the whole day for there are lots things to go, see and do in the resort. Father and son can enjoy a mountain bike ride and don’t worry because they have bikes for rent complete with helmets and gloves for adults and kids.
And you are never too small for a bike ride. There is a 200-meter bike ride for little kids age 2 to 5 too.
There is also a 60-meter pool and 1.2-meter waves for a relaxing experience day or night for the entire family. You can also rent swimsuits if you forgot to bring yours. Parents can also enjoy a cup of coffee at the cafe by the pool while the kids frolic.
Bathe in the midst of nature in the outdoor bathing facility designed by Klein Dytham Architects that evokes images of airy soap bubbles floating in the middle of the forest. Couple and families can bathe together while soaking in the natural landscape around them.
Couple can ride under the full moon loaded with wine and cheese to ride into the forest with wine in one hand.
Now for the fathers who feel guilty on a holiday, the resort also offers excellent meeting and training rooms from 10 up to 300.
And if Dad wants to work Mom can go and shop for very interesting items in the main road between the buildings of the resort. Now isn’t this a perfect vacation place? Something for everyone. Never a dull day.
The resort is 2 hours by Limited Express fro, Shinjuku to Kobuchizawa station and a shuttle bus brings you to the resort.
Address: 129-1 Kobuchisawa-Cho, Hokuto City, Yamanashi 408-0044, Japan
Call them: 050-3786-0055