Explore

Experience This Japanese Winter Wonderland For Only $5

By DeAnna Taylor

Share

The Hoshino Resort TAMAMU, located on the island of Hokkaido in Japan, will soon open its Winter Ice Village.

 

The village is located about 150 miles from Sapporo, the capital of Japan’s northern island. The winter wonderland will open for a pre-grand opening on December 10. The official opening will happen on January 18 and will last until March.

 

Guests can opt for a day pass, which only comes at a price of 500 Yen or $5. If you want to spend a little more time around the village, you can also stay at nearby Tomamu The Tower or Risonare Tomamu.

 

Related: This Black Woman Fell In Love With Japan After One Visit.

 

The Ice Village will have something to do for every member of the family.

 

Kids will be able to experience winter magic tailor-made just for them. Activities range from playing with ice instruments, an ice bubble experience,  and even ice sculpting classes. They can take a ride on the property’s ice slide. It is said to be the most popular attraction in the village.

 

For the lovers, you can take a trip down the aisle in the ice chapel. Yes, it’s a wedding chapel made out of ice. The presence of the ice is said to represent “the unbreakable love between two pure souls which shall last forever.”

 

There is an option to stay overnight in an ice hotel. It will run you around $230 per night. Everything in the room is made from ice, except the bedding and covers. Included with your stay is breakfast, insulated sleeping bags and pajamas, an artic bath, and access to the ice lounge.

 

Other highlights on the property include an ice bar that features over 50 cocktails served in ice glasses, an outdoor ice skating rink, and an ice café with bookshelves made of ice too.

 

If you are headed to Japan in the near future, this is definitely something to add to your list.

Share
Travel Noire

DeAnna Taylor

DeAnna Taylor is a criminal defense Attorney turned travel blogger, author, and writer. While Charlotte, NC (her hometown) is her base, she's always somewhere on a plane. Catch her on IG: @brokeandabroadlife.

Want more?

Get exclusive, unpublished tips from Travel Noire's CEO to help you get off the beaten path, into the hearts of locals and onto a better, more cultured life.

Introducing Nakations – Nude Vacations, And They Are Growing In Popularity

Introducing Nakations – Nude Vacations, And They Are Growing In Popularity

If you’ve ever dreamed of walking through your favorite resort in your birthday suit or soaking under the sun with nothing more than SPF 30 on your body, then maybe you are in need of a nakation. Forbes recently coined the new buzzword that they anticipate catching on quickly in 2020. From the popularity of […]

Leah Freeman-Haskin

Here’s Your Chance To Win A Date With A Japanese Billionaire To Outerspace

Here’s Your Chance To Win A Date With A Japanese Billionaire To Outerspace

As the founder of Japan’s largest retail website, Zozotown, 44-year-old Yusaku Maezawa has been able to acquire his share of money, social status, and fame, but none of that matters without someone to love. For that reason, the Japanese billionaire has turned to reality television to find his life partner. Maezawa is looking for a female […]

Stephanie Ogbogu

Tokyo Olympics Bans Kneeling, Hand Gestures, And Other Political Messaging

Tokyo Olympics Bans Kneeling, Hand Gestures, And Other Political Messaging

The International Olympic Committee is warning athletes not to participate in certain forms of political protest at the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. Gestures including, kneeling, political hand gestures, wearing or holding signs will not be permitted, according to a three-page document of the guidelines released by the committee to reinforce Rule 50. RELATED: Everything […]

Parker Diakite