Niseko is the perfect place for a Valentine's Day date, with its romantic snowy landscape and cosy cafes to snuggle up in. Here are our top picks for an unforgettable V‑Day in Niseko.
1. Niseko Scenic Night
Niseko Town will be lit up with hundreds of candles and decorated with locally‑made snow sculptures this Valentine's Day. Take an evening stroll with your loved one and be sure to catch the fireworks later in the night!
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2. The Barn
Romantic lighting, unique architecture, expertly crafted cocktails and delicious cuisine make The Barn a no‑brainer for a splendid evening with your beloved.
Click this card to visit our restaurant guide with more details on The Barn and other Niseko restaurants (The Barn is listed in the 'Bars and Watering Holes' section).
3. Mt Niseko‑Annupuri Peak
The weather is set to be crystal clear this Valentine's Day ‑ why not take a trip to the peak of the mountain and take in the view? On a cloudless day, expect to get a stunning 360° panorama including the Sea of Japan, Lake Toya and of course, Mt Yotei!
Click this card to check the current Niseko lift status - you will need to catch 'King Lift #4' to hike the peak from the Grand Hirafu Resort side.
4. Ichiseko Cafe
This cafe in Annupuri offers delicious coffee, fresh pastries and a unique area to relax with gorgeous indoor greenery and a tranquil vibe ‑ so romantic!
5. Niseko Grand Hotel Onsen
This onsen is one of the few open‑air unisex onsens in the area. Perched on a hill overlooking the beautiful Wintery forest, it's the perfect place to relax with your beloved after a meal or a day on the slopes.
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6. Niseko Snow Sculptures
The local town hall is running a snowbuilding competition this February, meaning Niseko will be filled with cute and impressive snow sculptures! Make a list and do a sculpture‑hunting tour ‑ you're bound to find your favourite character.
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7. Hangetsu (Half Moon) Lake
Take a romantic snowshoe walk through the white birch forests of Hangetsu Lake, a uniquely shaped lake at the base of Mt Yotei that is shaped like a crescent moon. Spot local wildlife or take a picnic for a Wintery afternoon to remember.
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Considering visiting Niseko for a romantic getaway?
Contact our team to build your perfect trip this Valentine's Day, Anniversary, Proposal etc. Our expert staff can arrange accommodation, transport, services and have all the expert advice to make bring your holiday wishes to life.