news & Events

October 13, 2017

Niseko Halloween Costume Party

There's a spooky new event heading to Niseko this Halloween! WIN a free stay at Country Resort.
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October 3, 2017

10 Courses at Robata Niseko Naniwatei

Want to know what 10 courses of traditional Japanese food looks like? See here.
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September 26, 2017

Autumn Fruit Picking in Yoichi at Yamamoto Sightseeing Orchard

Fruit picking makes for the perfect excuse to stopover in Yoichi this autumn.
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September 14, 2017

Autumn Adventure in Niseko: Your Guide to Making the Most of Koyo Season

Before Hokkaido becomes a winter wonderland, witness the beauty of autumn.
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June 28, 2017

The Beauty of Getting your Winter Fix Early!

Be the first to get the best snow on Earth! 15% OFF for first 15 days of December!
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June 16, 2017

5 Places You Need To Visit For Lunch This Summer in Niseko

Here are our top five picks for places you must get to this summer for lunch.
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May 18, 2017

Country Resort Niseko celebrating 10yrs & Akazora celebrating 5yrs!!

To celebrate we have some great savings on offer throughout this year!
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May 17, 2017

J'ai la Patate is now Open!

Ja'i La Patate is the brand new restaurant located at the front of Country Resort, come taste the freshness!
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April 4, 2017

“MIYAMA” Florian Busch Architects come to Country Resort

Florian Busch Architects come to Country Resort. MnK are exited to have be a part of this journey and we would like to give you an insight into one of our new additions this year.
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March 18, 2017

'MnK supporting 'Room to Read' Hong Kong Gala

MnK was delighted to participate in Room to Read's award-winning fundraising event, the Room to Read Hong Kong Gala.
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March 12, 2017

Interns at MnK

MnK is participating in an intern program with the Shiribeshi regional office to share our knowledge of Niseko tourism with uni students. Come and meet Ami and Felix!
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March 7, 2017

Interested in summer? Come and meet us in Hong Kong on the 16th of March!

Interested in joining EdVenture this Summer? Come to one of our information evenings to find out more. EdVenture & MnK staff will be in Hong Kong on 16th March!
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February 21, 2017

Japonica 2017- Ainu Heritage and Culture near Niseko

Foreigners to Japan may be unaware of the history and culture of the indigenous people of Northern Japan–the Ainu, although their culture, stories and history are now becoming more disseminated into the mainstream.
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February 19, 2017

Cat and Phil of Sangye Yoga London are here to inspire you!

Cat and Phil of Sangye Yoga London are teaching a series of classes/workshops in Niseko this week!
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January 17, 2017

5 Reasons to Visit Niseko this Spring

For a slightly more laid back Niseko experience especially for young families with children on their school holidays, we highly recommend visiting us in Spring.
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January 15, 2017

Live music: MnK Guests get 10% OFF tickets to see Richard Tognetti & ACO friends!

Richard Tognetti & friends from the ACO play two performances in Niseko this week! MnK guests get 10% OFF tickets!
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January 12, 2017

W A Y E A S T | Movie Premiere at The Orchards

On Wednesday the 11th of January the Japan premiere of W A Y E A S T screened at The Orchards Niseko. See a video of the night!
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January 11, 2017

Event: WAY EAST Film Premiere – Niseko

Lena Stoffel and Aline Bock join up with photographer Aaron Jamieson to embark on a journey of discovery way east.
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December 26, 2016

Stay with us in February!

Aside from the lack of crowds and cheap accommodation- we have even more reasons to visit in Feb!
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December 25, 2016

Santa Stays Video + Get 20% OFF your stay this winter!

Get 20% OFF your stay at any MnK accommodation this winter, for any stay after February 07, 2017!
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December 20, 2016

Local Restaurant Rundown Ep 1: Yosaku

Join us for the first episode of an ongoing winter series where we introduce some great local eateries and restaurants!
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December 13, 2016

Night Skiing is underway in Niseko!

So what makes night skiing so great? Here's 6 reasons you should definitely try night riding on your next Niseko ski holiday!
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December 8, 2016

5 reasons to visit Lupicia and 1 reason they should visit you this winter.

Our friends Lupicia, are a must visit in summer or winter. See our video and 5+1 reasons to visit!
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December 6, 2016

The Orchards Niseko in Canvas Magazine

The Orchards Niseko featured in the latest issue of Canvas Magazine! See the write up within!
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November 25, 2016

Grand Hirafu Lifts set to Open tomorrow!

Twas the night before opening, when all thro' the town, every creature was yearning to throw some turns down!
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November 22, 2016

11 Great Reasons to Visit Niseko this December!

From the rock bottom prices to the massive snow predictions, there's some great reasons you should try and sneak a holiday to Niseko before Xmas!
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November 21, 2016

Powder Room Niseko set to bring sophisticated style to Niseko!

Opening in December 2016, the Powder Room is a premier nightly entertainment spot and MnK guests are invited to enjoy a complimentary Signature Cocktail to celebrate!
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October 26, 2016

A Movie Premiere at The Orchards Niseko!

On Sunday October 2nd, MnK hosted a global premiere of “The Fourth Phase” at The Orchards Niseko and we put on a tasty BBQ before the movie.
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September 3, 2016

Glamping at The Orchards Niseko!

Glamping is a new trend that has caught fire for people who love to get outdoors and relax in comfort. Take a look at the first glamping event held at The Orchards Niseko.
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September 1, 2016

Niseko Green Farm Pizza Making Tour!

From farm to fork, that's what the Green Farm is all about with their certified organic fresh produce always popular with the locals and visitors! They also offer a tasty pizza making tour and Clara went along to enjoy!
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September 1, 2016

2016 TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence Awarded to MnK

We are proud to announce that The Orchards and Country Resort both received Certificates of Excellence from TripAdvisor!
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August 29, 2016

EdVenture to reach new heights in Niseko this Winter!

Many of our guests and property owners have enjoyed partaking in the summer fun with EdVenture Summer Camp. Read on to see some great photos of this years camp and hear about this years winter camp.
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July 7, 2016

Golf in Niseko is Teeing off!

MnK Golf Packages: Still not sure that Niseko should be on your list of golfing destinations? These ten reasons should convince you!
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July 5, 2016

Summer Yoga in Niseko!

There are some great summer yoga workshops happening in Niseko this week. Read more and book online!
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July 1, 2016

Beyond the Bicycle! Let's Cycle Niseko 2016

MnK is sponsoring "Lets Cycle Niseko", the movement promoting cycling in Niseko to the world through the 'Beyond the Bicycle' campaign.
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June 20, 2016

WINNER! The Orchards Niseko~ Asia's Best Resort Residence, Japan

The Orchards Niseko has won the award for Asia's Best Resort Residencies, Japan!
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April 19, 2016

MnK Spot Check: Nagasaki

At the start of April the full-time MnK staff embarked on their annual post winter escape to Nagasaki.
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April 18, 2016

MnK Giving Back

Central to our core values of being honest and responsive we have contributed to the Japan based charity, Ashinaga. Please read on to learn a little more about this organisation.
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April 12, 2016

March Photo Draw Winner & Staff day

Congratulations to Lucy West winner of our March Photo draw! Also see some photos of our staff on the slopes this past winter thanks to Niseko Photography & Guiding.
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March 15, 2016

Enter our March draw to Win a Photoshoot!

Congratulations to Melisa Goh- who was drawn as February's lucky winner of a photoshoot! It's March & we are giving away another one!
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March 14, 2016

Surfing in Hokkaido

Some guests are surprised when we tell them we surf up here. Niseko is close to both the Pacific Ocean and Sea of Japan (about 50km east and west to the closest spots). Read on to hear what it's like searching for waves around this area in summer.
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February 24, 2016

WIN a Pro Photo Shoot for being our Guest!

Every month, MnK is giving away a FREE photoshoot with Niseko Photography for up to 4 guests. Click here for conditions and to enter.
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February 23, 2016

Winter Yoga is heating up in Niseko!

Hear what makes Yoga a great winter activity in Niseko and learn about some great upcoming events!
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February 21, 2016

Meet & Greet with MnK Winter Seasonal Staff: "Matt"

This month Luke caught up with The Orchards concierge Matt Grech to let you know a little about him.
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January 24, 2016

Meet & Greet with MnK Winter Seasonal Staff: "Caz"

Continuing our monthly meet & greet with the MnK seasonal team, Luke jumped on the Country Resort shuttle bus for a chat and photo with driver, Caz.
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January 24, 2016

MnK Staff pick their favorite place for Coffee in Hirafu

Check out our local staff picks for a nice cup of coffee around Hirafu in winter.
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January 22, 2016

Richard Tognetti & ACO Concert Round Up

On Monday the 18th of January 2016 music lovers were treated to a unique experience at The Orchards Niseko thanks to the ACO.
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January 5, 2016

Richard Tognetti & members of the ACO in Niseko

Richard Tognetti & friends from the Australian Chamber Orchestra, are playing two special concerts in Niseko this January.
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December 3, 2015

Meet & greet with MnK winter seasonal staff – Ben West

Throughout this winter we will use the blog to introduce you to some of our 2015-16 seasonal staff. This month Luke sat down for a chat with Ben West.
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December 3, 2015

MnK celebrates 5 winters in Niseko!

To celebrate 5 years in operation MnK are offering some great winter specials to you all!
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December 1, 2015

Hiking High Season!

Why not get out of your comfort zone, utilize some local knowledge and get a fully qualified local guide to take you on foot or by snowmobile to some hidden spots around the area?
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October 20, 2015

Amazing Autumn MnK Golf Packages

MnK have teamed up with three fantastic local golf courses this autumn, offering you a great golf getaway at great prices. Escape to Niseko this autumn for a 4 night, 3 day golfing experience in Niseko at fantastic low prices.
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September 29, 2015

Fabulous Fall Hikes in Niseko

Niseko is lucky enough to enjoy four distinct seasons every year, and we’re about to embark on the most distinct (visually, at least) of them all!
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August 25, 2015

Meet the maestros of the MnK Cow Parade herd

Niseko has joined a special international club this summer with the hosting of the world’s largest public art event – Cow Parade.
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August 22, 2015

Foodie Friends: Bistro Coté Jardin

Continuing on our local tasting tour, this month we take you to experience French flavours at Bistro Côté Jardin and have a chat with Chef Thomas.
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August 18, 2015

Kouyou is waiting for you!

Here in Hokkaido, we’re making the most of the dwindling days of summer. By day you can find us taking in the warmth of the late summer sun on the golf course, on the delightfully cycle-friendly backroads, or...
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July 17, 2015

Foodie Friends: A summer lunch at IKI

Join us on the blog as we embark on a new adventure, exploring great local restaurants serving up fresh seasonal fare. For the first instalment of the series, we profile summer lunch at IKI Niseko with Chef Richard Robbins’ popular ‘Rainbow Buffet’ .
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July 17, 2015

How to Cool Down: Niseko Style

Here are seven soothing ways to escape the summer heat in Niseko..
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July 15, 2015

Get Uplifted with a hot-air balloon ride!

Stay 5 nights or more and MnK will gift you a complimentary hot air balloon ride*.
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July 13, 2015

EdVenture: A Day at Camp

The annual EdVenture Camp has officially kicked off its first week, based at MnK’s The Orchards’ Clubhouse. The camp provides an action-packed week of fun for kids with guaranteed relaxation time for adults during a one-week escape to Niseko. Find out more about what a typical day at camp is like:
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July 13, 2015

Winter Earlybird Specials

We know you aren’t ready to say goodbye to summer just yet, and neither are we! But that doesn’t mean you should miss out on early booking specials for winter activities in Niseko.
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May 12, 2015

Welcome to summer 2015: Get 25% off your week of R&R

Summer in Niseko means something special to those of us lucky enough to call this mountain playground home. If you’re ready to find out for yourself what the green season is all about, then we’re waiting for you.
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May 9, 2015

Edventure

Ask any past camper about their childhood fun at camp and you’ll see their eyes light up meaningful memories. Escape to a chalet at Country Resort or a brand new home at The Orchards in Niseko this summer, and give your kids an experience they won’t soon forget.
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May 8, 2015

10 little-known facts about our favourite season

Have you ever wondered what lies beneath the thick winter carpet that brings out the inner snow angel in all of us, and at the same time sends us scurrying back indoors away from the cold?
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May 6, 2015

Niseko Cow parade

The Cow Parade is coming to Niseko! Cow Parade is the world’s largest public art event, and has visited nearly 80 cities around the world in the last 15 years.
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