Free room night + discount lift pass + welcome meals and drink voucher + complimentary breakfast and many extras when staying 5 nights or more at Hakken by Active Life.

Get 1 free night when staying 5 nights or more at Hakken this winter 18/19 – an exclusive offer for Ski Asia readers.

Hakken is a small, warm and cozy, 15-room, westernised lodge & located less than 2 mins walk (or ski-in ski-out) from the Madarao ski slopes. Package includes a free daily shuttle to nearby ski areas to chase the best snow, free certified and professional ski/snowboard lessons – including all-day kids lessons (conditions apply). Hakken offers all modern comforts including laundry services, an in-house Japanese bath house, amazing mountain views in some rooms and a clean, modern lodge with GREAT service!


  • If your dates are flexible, please leave details in the comments.


  • Family Room for 4 people;
  • Deluxe Room for 3 people; and
  • Standard Room for 2 people.

Hakken by Active Life

Hakken provides every convenience you could need for your stay, including free hi-speed Wifi throughout the property, private bathrooms in every room, our FAMOUS western style beds, toiletries, a SmartTV, a safe, and a fridge. Hakken, meaning Discovery in Japanese, inspires us to offer our guests a unique experience filled with modern comforts, served by our friendly Kiwi and Aussie staff.

  • Private and cozy bar
  • Private whisky bar
  • Free WiFi
  • Onsen (5 mins walk to sister hotel, Xplore)
  • In-house bath house
  • Large equipment drying room
  • In-house restaurant
  • Equipment hire shop
  • Ski-in ski-out
  • 2 mins walk to ski lifts
  • Vegetarian & vegan friendly

Offer inclusions

  • Complimentary welcome drinks and/or dinner voucher to the value of 4000 Yen
  • Netflix and Youtube enabled Smart TV’s
  • Complimentary, daily western continental breakfast
  • In-house equipment drying room
  • Free ski & snowboarding lessons for stays of 4 or more nights*
  • Free shuttle to 6 nearby ski resorts*
  • Shuttle from Madarao Kogen Hotel bus stop to Hakken by Active Life
  • This package can be CUSTOMISED from a min 5 night stay


  • Ski & snowboard rentals for the duration of your stay

Terms & Conditions

100% deposit, non-refundable booking
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*Free ski/snowboarding lessons & inter-resort shuttle services operates from 28 December 2018 to 7 February 2019. Limited seats available and pre-booking is essential. For more information on deals visit

Why Madarao?

  • Great skiing for all levels
  • 12–15 metres of powder/season and access to sidecountry and backcountry areas
  • Uncrowded
  • Packed with culture, with fewer foreigners and less Western influence than other large Japanese resorts.
  • 3 hours by bullet train from Narita International Airport (near Tokyo)

Read Ski Asia’s comprehensive guide to Madarao ski resort or watch the video below to see just how good the conditions can get in this stunning part of the world.


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