Niseko Babysitter & Nanny Services

Qualified babysitters and nannies can come to your accomodation to accompany your children when needed!

Niseko Babysitters agency provides professional, safe, fun and active care during the day or evenings. Their babysitters provide care for your children along with all the great activities Niseko has to offer. Whether it's making snowman or arts and crafts, the babysitters can come to your accommodation to entertain your children. We accept all ages including specialized infant care to 14 years of age. All Niseko Babysitters are all all qualified and have lots of experience.

In addition, similar to the Babysitting service, they offer a new experience of childcare - the Nanny service. This caters to families that need a full day of care. You will have the same carer for the duration of your stay and this also includes light cleaning and meal preparation. 

Please contact [email protected] or head over to their website for more information and bookings.  

2018 Niseko Classic entry begins today, 15th Dec!

Sign up soon before the spots run out!

The long wait is finally over! The entry of UCI Gran Fondo World Series - Niseko Classic 2018 begins today, Dec 15th from noon!

Adding to the existing “nature immersive” 140km and 70km road race, time trial race is added to the part of excitements. The date for the 5th NISEKO CLASSIC is confirmed on July 7-8, 2018.

Please register HERE and sign up to the toughest, yet the most rewarding race in Niseko next year!

Niseko, located in Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, offers clean air and beautiful Mt. Yotei (well known as Mt. Fuji of Hokkaido) views. The Niseko Classic riders can enjoy closed roads, winding from the mountains to the sea – with plenty of elevation for the climbers!

While waiting for the event - why not recap Niseko Classic 2017 in motion? Enjoy a short glimpse of last year’s race via the clip below:

What's On X'mas Issue Is Out!

Find out all the fun around town during the holiday season!

The X'mas edition of What's On it's out now! Grab a copy and find out all the great events around the area! The cool gift ideas are very handy as well. Get your OMIYAGE groove on-

Download the digital version HERE!

The Usage of Foreign-standard Radio Device Is Strongly Prohibited!

According to the Hokkaido Bureau of Telecommunications, the operation of foreign-standard radio devices, such as UHF CB(Australia), Public Channels in 409 MHz or Short Range Portable Radios(China and Hong Kong), PRS(New Zealand), FRS(US and Taiwan), etc., is strongly prohibited in Japan. It may cause harmful interference to other radio services and violate the Radio Law. The penalties can be up to 1 year imprisonment or fines up to ¥1 million.

If you need radio comunication, please use Japanese standard radio device affixed the Technical Conformity Mark. You can find the device online or at the electronic stores in Kutchan town, i.e. K's Denki & Yamada Denki. You can also use mobile phone roaming service and Japanese telecommunication carriers’ SIM card.

For detail, see the following URLs. (in Japanese) (in English) (in Simplified Chinese) (in Traditional Chinese) (in Korean)



Hokkaido Bureau of Telecommunications, Ministry of Internal Affaisr and Communications
TEL: 011-737-0099

Late Night Business Operation and Parking in Hirafu

While many of the business operators in Hirafu may know the community regulations, this is a reminder of an important rule for the new businesses and staff in the area.

According to the Kutchan Town Community Safety Regulation, late night businesses in Hirafu must be closed by 2 a.m. Everyone who wishes to continue their businesses in Hirafu MUST follow this rule.

One of the biggest attractions of Hirafu is that it is considered to be a safe place for everyone. To continue making Hirafu a great place, the members of the community, including the ski resorts, accommodation providers, condominium managers, restaurant/bar operators, and residents must follow this rule.

Let us have yet another great season this year by following the Hirafu Local Rule!

Additionally, as the area is getting more and more crowded, please be cautious when you park your car and follow the parking regulations.


Niseko Hirafu Area Management Association

Niseko Kid's Club Opening Today, 8th Dec!

Located on the 3rd floor of Aya Niseko and provides day care for children age 12 months old to 6 years.

Niseko Kid's Club opens today - located on the 3rd floor of Aya Niseko and provides day care for children age 12 months old to 6 years old. It is open 7 days a week starting from 8th of December till mid April from 8:30 - 16:30 and offers full day bookings as well as half day (morning or afternoon). Full day and morning bookings include a healthy lunch provided by An Dining. Niseko Kid's Club boasts a spectacular play room with quiet areas for rest. Their 1280 m2 facility is equipped with a kitchen, bathroom, nursery, and also have a huge range of arts, crafts, toys, games and books to suite your children(s) interest.

Niseko Kid's Club teachers are qualified, English speaking, childcare providers that believes in nurturing individuals and providing endless opportunities for children to fulfill their potential. Their childcare professionals are inspired by a range of teaching philosophies: including sensory therapy, music therapy, dance, special education and Reggio Emilia.

They believe that individuality should be encouraged, and we modify our activities according to the interests and skills of the children. Nature is an important factor in child-development, so children can play outside twice a day, and natural materials are brought inside for craft and sensory exploration. Large windows look out on a patio, where children can watch the changing season. We form a partnership with our children, where childcare workers and kids can learn together in a safe and fun environment.

For bookings or more information, please email Eri: [email protected] or head over to their website:

2017-18 NPB Locals Card Launched Today!

Fantastic deals available exclusively to “Explore Niseko x NPB Locals Card” holders!

The largest discount program for Niseko locals launched today! There are MORE THAN 60 different benefits on restaurants, activities, rentals, etc. for NPB local business members and their staffs. You can find out all the details on Explore Niseko website.

If you haven't submitted your application form, please fill out HERE!

Please allow at least one business day to process the application. You can come to NPB office at Sun Sports Land (right across Aya Niseko) or Lucky Supermarket to pick up the cards! 

2017-18 Resort Map, Transportation Guide and Niseko Area Guide, Wine & Dine Release

The 2017-18 Resort Map, Transportation Guide and Niseko Area Guide, Wine & Dine revealed!

On the Resort Maps & Transportation Guide , we would like to showcase the iconic Niseko scenery throughout the different seasons. The images are capture by local photographer, Aaron Jamieson.

You can download the digital version of the Resort Map here and download the latest Transportation Guide here.

In this new Area Guide, Wine & Dine, which is the largest dining guide in the Niseko area with the most completed restaurant options and information, the beautiful cover is shot by local photographer Shouya Grigg for the new art gallery/event space, Somoza.

You can download the e-book version here!

Niseko Vibes - Winter Mix 2017 Released!

New Mix for New Season!

Niseko Vibes is back again to warm you up like a hot chocolate in a cold weather! The journey includes modern soul, indie rock, contemporary/spiritual jazz, Jazz funk, hip Hop instrumentals, new/old soul, afro beat, electronica, and more!

Enjoy the mix with a view of beautiful snow falling!

Free CD is available at Sprout, Niseko 36 Parlor, Fridge Bar, Green saso, and more.

Niseko Village Signs New Hotel Agreement with Marriott!

Marriott International and owner of Niseko Village YTL Hotels today announced an agreement for two new hotels at Niseko Village.

The EDITION and W hotels will further complement the luxury hotel experience in the fully integrated Niseko Village. YTL Hotels’ prominent presence in the powder mecca of Japan - Niseko Village in Hokkaido - is growing with the upcoming development of a Ritz-Carlton Reserve.

The highly lauded ski resort currently features two existing hotels, The Green Leaf and Hilton Niseko Village with ski-in ski-out accommodation and Kasara, a collection of bespoke townhouses. It is world-renowned for its dry champagne powder snow in the winter and in the summer, guests are awed by the breathtaking wildlife, fresh harvest and a wide array of outdoor recreation including golf, trekking and horse riding.

About Marriott International

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 6,400 properties in 30 leading hotel brands spanning 126 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts all around the world. The company also operates award-winning loyalty programs: Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®. For more information, please visit our website at, and for the latest company news, visit In addition, connect with us on Facebook and @Marriott Intl on Twitter and Instagram.

About YTL Hotels

YTL Hotels owns and manages a prestigious collection of award-wining resorts, hotels, boutique experiences and Spa Villages with a hospitality footprint across Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Japan, Australia, France and the United Kingdom, including Pangkor Island Resort, voted the world’s best resort in 2003 by Condé Traveller UK. The group also co-owns the Eastern & Oriental Express luxury train. The Gainsborough Bath Spa, the only hotel in Bath to be part of the Leading Hotels of the World’s collection of legendary hotels, was named the 2017 Condé Nast Traveller Awards World’s Top 100. The portfolio also encompasses the ownership management of a number of Marriott properties in Australia and Kuala Lumpur as well as properties under the brand’s prestigious Autograph Collection banner. The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui is the latest addition to this partnership. Future plans include the first Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Japan which is set to complement YTL Hotels’ master plan for Niseko Village.

With each new experience that it presents, the company strives to embrace and highlight the natural essence of culture, character and tradition of its surroundings. YTL Hotels is the hospitality arm of YTL Corporation Berhad.