Club Med opened a new Premium Resort, Kiroro Grand, in Japan

Release time:2023-12-20 Content sourced from: Page View:

Club Med, the pioneer of premium all-inclusive holiday experiences, proudly announced the official opening of Club Med Kiroro Grand. Nestled in the heart of Hokkaido's pristine Kiroro region, renowned for its record-breaking 21-metre snowfall and an extended 160-day winter, Club Med Kiroro Grand is poised to redefine Asia’s alpine holiday experience.

The project, completely overhauled and reborn in less than one year, is a part of Club Med commitment to Hokkaido ski destination, where the brand has been present since 1986, with its first Mountain Resort, Club Med Kiroro.

Henri Giscard d'Estaing, President of Club Med, emphasised the significance of Club Med Kiroro Grand in the realm of snow vacations, particularly in beautiful region of Hokkaido, Japan, a perennial favourite among Asia Pacific travellers. 

"The addition of Club Med Kiroro Grand marks a strategic milestone for our expanding portfolio in the world’s most desired travel destinations. We are excited to include another property here within the region yet keeping it distinctive from others. Following a record-breaking performance in 2023 that was driven by remarkable demand for our mountain Resorts, we are confident that Club Med Kiroro Grand will further reinforce our leadership in snow and summer mountain experiences," he said at the opening ceremony of Club Med Kiroro Grand. 

Club Med Kiroro Grand - a cultural blend of Japanese and Western fairytales

Immersed in the breathtaking beauty of Kiroro's natural landscapes, Club Med Kiroro Grand unveils a haven for the senses. Inspired by the allure of the ethereal forest, the resort weaves a spell of alpine enchantment, beckoning guests into a sanctuary where nature and design seamlessly intertwine. This enchanting forest theme whispers throughout the 266 guestrooms, where sophisticated touches blend seamlessly with natural elements, inviting guests on a mystical journey up the surrounding mountains.

The Resort will provide direct access to an immaculate ski domain, boasting 23 diverse courses catering to skiers of all levels, with pristine off-piste slopes spanning the Asari and Nagamine mountains. Ski and lift passes will be ready upon arrival, ensuring that every possible moment is spent relishing the breathtaking ski slopes. Guests can choose to partake in group ski and snowboard lessons tailored for all ages and skill levels, overseen by dedicated professional ski Gracious Organisers (G.Os), or to enjoy a private lesson with our ski or snowboard G.Os, ensuring an unforgettable winter holiday experience for all.

Those seeking a more serene experience can pamper themselves with a holistic wellness journey during their winter retreat. Unwind in the tranquillity of the Club Med’s first traditional Japanese Onsen in an indulgent, leisurely soak overlooking the picturesque snowy mountainscape. For ultimate relaxation, guests can also treat themselves to soothing therapies at the Club Med Spa. 

Culinary adventures galore await at Club Med Kiroro Grand. Within the resort, guests can indulge in a selection of four distinctive restaurants and a vibrant main bar. Savour the flavours of Yoichi, the resort's primary dining spot, offering a diverse array of international delicacies. For an exquisite blend of Asian cuisine crafted with locally sourced ingredients, The Ogon is a hot pot haven for those seeking comfort and warmth in the heart of winter. Gather with friends at The Ebisu, a sushi specialty restaurant for an exquisite treat after a day out from skiing. Delight in the tantalising experience at The Kaen*, where the art of yakiniku grilling comes to life with top-tier local Hokkaido and Wagyu beef, along with a delectable spread of fresh seafood. After a thrilling day on the slopes, relax and enjoy a range of delectable snacks and handcrafted beverages against the stunning backdrop of snow-draped peaks at Yotei Bar. 

Additionally, explore the lesser-known wonders of Hokkaido through Club Med Kiroro Grand. Embark on a day trip to the Otaru Coastal Town, a mere 40-minute drive from the resort, to discover the city's rich history, signature exquisite glasswork, oil lamp, and music box craftsmanship. Enjoy Hokkaido's finest whiskey, meticulously crafted using traditional distillation methods at the historic Yoichi Distillery, founded in 1934. 

Uncover the hidden gems of Hokkaido, from its captivating culture to its breathtaking landscapes, all while basking in the unparalleled comfort and elegance of Club Med Kiroro Grand. Book now and let your journey to a magical winter wonderland begin!