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You can stay at a variety of charming Japanese inns or B&Bs in Suginosawa at the bottom of the ski area. Some offer convenient ski-in, ski-out access to the slopes while others are only a short walk or shuttle-bus ride away. The majority of lodgings are located in Akakura Onsen 10 mins by car from the ski area.


Around the resort

You can find various types of restaurants in Akakura Onsen.

Hot Springs

Suginosawa Hot Spring Center “Naena-no Yu”

A drop-in hot spring in Suginosawa at the bottom of the ski area.

Akakura Onsen

Enjoy this authentic Hot Spring, which has 200 years of history. There are many restaurants, shops, hotels as well as drop-in Hot Springs in Akakura Onsen town, a 10 min drive from the Myoko Suginohara Ski Area. You can also visit several Hot Spring towns in the Myoko Kogen area.


Akakura Onsen town has a lot of souvenir shops selling local specialties. Sake, Kanzuri (spicy miso paste), and Fukimiso (miso with wild vegetable) are recommended.


Dynamite Carnival in Suginosawa (Dondo Yaki)

A traditional festival held in January. New Year’s decorations are burned to wish everybody’s happiness. You can also enjoy the night ski and the fireworks.

Akakura Onsen

Explore the traditional onsen town of Akakura. There are many restaurants, shops and drop-in onsens here. The Kamakura (Japanese igloo) Festival is held in March.