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Welcome to Hokkaido, Japan’s northern gem, where summer unveils a tapestry of indulgent experiences for those seeking the pinnacle of luxury.

Amidst pristine landscapes and vibrant nature, Hokkaido's summer charms with blooming flowers, temperate weather, and unique outdoor activities. Explore breathtaking lavender fields, savour fresh local produce, and indulge in having a peace of mind when you visit during the summer season.

Not sure where to begin? Here's an all-encompassing guide on the 10 best things to do in Hokkaido during the summer.

Private Yacht Excursion in Otaru Bay

Start your Hokkaido summer escape by sailing through the crystal-clear waters of Otaru Bay aboard a private yacht. Immerse yourself in the tranquillity of the sea as you sip on champagne while enjoying the breathtaking views of Hokkaido's coastline.

Otaru Bay, with its picturesque harbour, historic canal, and charming town, adds a touch of maritime charm to your journey. Explore the iconic Otaru Canal, lined with Victorian-style street lamps and old warehouses turned into shops and niche cafes. This scenic waterway, surrounded by mountains, provides a serene backdrop for your maritime adventure, creating lasting memories of luxury and relaxation in this coastal gem of Hokkaido.

Meanwhile, Club Med Kiroro Grand offers easy access to the waterway due to its strategic location just 40 minutes away. Immerse yourself in a natural playground, where the resort becomes the perfect base for a thrilling summer escape.

Private Onsen Retreat in Noboribetsu

Hokkaido's diverse onsen locales promise rejuvenation, making it one of the top things to do in Hokkaido in the summer. Soak in private open-air baths surrounded by lush landscapes, indulging in the therapeutic benefits of Hokkaido's hot springs.

Try the luxurious onsen resorts in Noboribetsu for a secluded retreat. Beyond Noboribetsu, explore Jozankei, which offers outdoor hot springs with scenic mountain views. Or venture to Yunokawa Onsen in Hakodate for a coastal setting, blending sea breezes with warm waters. Kawayu Onsen in Teshikaga, is also known for its riverbank outdoor baths, offers unique onsen experiences too.

Gourmet Culinary Delights

At Club Med Tomamu, explore culinary delights at Haku, the resort's specialty yakiniku restaurant. Haku prepares the Japanese beef delicacy to perfection, complemented by a selection of delicious side dishes. Open for dinner, the restaurant offers an authentic dining experience with a design inspired by Japanese indigenous tribes, adding a touch of cultural richness to an unforgettable meal.

You can also take a trip to Niseko, renowned for its culinary excellence. From fresh and succulent seafood sourced from local waters to the umami-packed delights of traditional ramen, the dining scene in Niseko is a feast for the senses. Visit Niseko Ramen Kazahana - a haven for ramen enthusiasts serving up delicious and authentic bowls of this Japanese comfort food - or Ezo Seafoods Oyster Bar, where seafood lovers can relish the freshest catch of the day.

Exciting Hot-Air Balloon Ride in Furano

Soar above the patchwork of vibrant flower fields in Furano with a private hot-air balloon ride. Witness the landscapes of Hokkaido from an exclusive vantage point, creating memories that last a lifetime.

Cultural Soiree in Asahikawa

Navigate through the vibrant cultural scene of Asahikawa with a private art gallery tour and bespoke cultural experiences. Each moment unveils a new facet of the region's rich heritage. Craftsmen there are known to be friendly, always sharing their skills and offering a hands-on understanding of Hokkaido's artistic legacy - so be sure to strike up a conversation! You’ll never know what you’ll be able to learn.

Helicopter Tour Over Shikisai-no-Oka Flower Fields

Experience the beauty of Shikisai-no-Oka's flower fields in Biei from the sky. A private helicopter tour offers an unparalleled perspective of this colourful spectacle, combining nature's artistry with added thrill. Make your summer Hokkaido trip one to remember as you look down upon the 7-hectare flower garden hill that blooms from April to October - take in the gorgeous symphony of colours from the carpet of tulips, lupine, lavender, salvia, and many more.

A Luxurious Summer Escape

In Hokkaido, summer turns into a canvas for extraordinary adventures. But aside from nature and culture, luxurious gems are scattered across the region, perfect for jet-setters who wish to indulge.

The blend of scenic beauty and summer excursions make our resorts an unrivalled choice for your Hokkaido summer stay. Curate your itinerary without the stress of planning.

Enquire with us for more information about Club Med's Summer Resorts in Hokkaido today.

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