The interconnected resorts of Madarao and Tangram are becoming increasingly popular with their excellent quality snow, great tree powder skiing, side country and not to mention perfectly groomed slopes. Located in the Nagano prefecture, Madarao and Tangram are also extremely close to some of the nearby bigger and more popular resorts of Myoko, Nozawa and Arai, making it a great destination for day or overnight trip during your holiday too. The resort of Madarao offers a mix of accommodation, most popular choices are the slope-side larger hotels, with the remaining properties being more Japanese-oriented pension lodges. Madarao also has a small scattering of restaurants and western bars, offering all travelers to the area an authentic and fun experience. The Tokyu Resort Hotel Tangram is the dedicated ski-in ski-out accommodation at Tangram resort offering guests the full resort hotel experience with swimming pool and relaxing indoor & outdoor onsens
The combined resorts offers 30 courses with 15 lifts, with a good mix terrain for all levels and also some night skiing for those needing a few more turns. Madarao and Tangram is worth visiting not only for the skiing, but also for the welcoming charm of its small town, its friendly locals and the range of activities available including snowmobiling, backcountry and snowshoe tours, snow rafting and kids parks. There’s plenty to keep you entertained if you get bored of skiing, and nearby towns are only a short bus ride away, opening up more dining and sightseeing options. There’s also a handful of fantastic onsens, like any good ski resort, perfect for relaxing in – whatever kind of holiday you’re looking for, you’ll be able to find it here!