Xplore by Active Life

Located 3 mins walk from the Madarao ski lifts, Xplore by Active Life is one of the biggest ski hotels in Madarao Kogen Ski Resort. Newly renovated in 2018, Xplore offers guests with a choice of modern western style rooms or authentic Japanese rooms. The guest rooms at Xplore are well designed and equipped with all the comfort you will need for a comfortable stay in one of the best powder resorts in Japan. The hotel perfectly encapsulates the simplicity of Japanese design with Western comfort to ensure your stay is cozy and fun.

  • Ski In/Out
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Bath (shared with mountain view)
  • 3 Mins Walk to Ski Lifts
  • Equipment Hire Shop
  • Discounted Lift Pass
  • Restaurant, Sports Bar & Izakaya
  • Coin Laundry


Xplore by Active Life offers 3 room styles with gorgeous mountain views and complimentary breakfast.

  • Queen Room (16m², 2 people)
  • Japanese Room with Ensuite Bathroom (25m², 2-4 people)
  • Japanese Standard Room with Shared Bathroom (13m², 2 people)

All rooms are equipped to provide every convenience you could need for your stay, including free WiFi, the famous Active Life beds, SmartTV, safe and toiletries.

*Children aged 5 years old or under stay free of charge given that an extra bed is not required.


We speak your language!

Feel right at home with multilingual staff whom can assist you in English, Cantonese, Thai, French, Mandarin, and Japanese.


Getting Here

“Xplore by Active Life is located in Madarao Ski Resort (a.k.a Madarao Kogen) in the northern part of Nagano Prefecture (near a town called “Iiyama”), between Nozawa Onsen and Myoko Kogen. The nearest train station to Madarao Ski Resort is Iiyama train station (pronounced ee-yama), easily accessible via Japan’s famous ultra speed “bullet train”.

Xplore by Active Life

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Xplore by Active Life Hotel
Madarao Kogen Ski Resort
1101-155, Tarumoto, Ohaza
Japan 〒389-2261

Email: Xplore.booking@beactive.life

Facebook: @Be.ActiveLifeGroup

Instagram: Be.ActiveLifeGroup