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.

3 mins walk to Ski lifts

Equipment Hire Shop

Hot Bath (shared with mountain view)

Restaurant, Sports Bar & Izakaya

Free Wifi

Coin Laundry

SkI In 

Our Rooms

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.

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


Japanese Standard

Our newly renovated Japanese Standard room offers a fusion Japanese experience featuring our famous Queen mattress and styles decor overflowing with beautiful Japanese influences. Perfectly suited for couples or solo travelers.

  • Room size: 13m²
  • Occupancy: up to 2 guests
  • Bed: 1 queen bed
  • Shared bathroom
  • Free WiFi
  • Complimentary breakfast included

Western Queen or Twin Room

Positioned to be offered as a twin share or as a room with a queen bed, our western queen room was renovated in 2018, offers comfort and flexibility.

  • Room size: 16m²
  • Occupancy: up to 2 guests
  • Option for 2 single twin beds
  • Option for 1 Queen bed
  • Private Ensuite Bathroom
  • Shower over bath
  • Free WiFi
  • Complimentary breakfast included

Japanese Ensuite

Our wonderfully curated and newly renovated fusion Japanese experience featuring our famous Queen mattress atop original Japanese Tatami mats, with 2 additional sofa beds. Perfectly suited for families or small groups!

  • Room size: 25m²
  • Occupancy: up to 4 guests
  • Bed: 1 queen bed + 2 single sofa beds
  • Private Ensuite Bathroom
  • Mini fridge and toiletries included
  • Shower over bath
  • Free WiFi
  • Complimentary breakfast included
Where is Madarao

Getting Here.

Xplore by Active Life is located 250 meters from the Madarao Ski Resort (Madarao Kogen) chairlifts, in the northern part of Nagano Prefecture, between Nozawa Onsen and Myoko Kogen. The nearest train station to Madarao Mountain Resort is Iiyama Train Station (pronounced ee-yama), easily and directly accessible via the Hokuriku Shinkansen from Tokyo Station. From Iiyama, the resort is a 25 minute drive.

Xplore by Active Life

For Ta Q Bin or other similar luggage delivery services, our official address is:

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

Email: Xplore.booking@beactive.life

Facebook: @Be.ActiveLifeGroup

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