Activities

Outdoor and Indoor Activities

ANA Holiday Inn Resort Shinano-omachi Kuroyon offers indoor and outdoor activities to suit every taste. Venture a little further and discover some of the nearby spots of outstanding natural beauty, including Nishina Three Lakes, the Saigawa river and the Alps Azumino National Park.

The mountain landscapes of Nagano Prefecture change dramatically through the seasons, from the melting snow and first green shoots of spring, through the long, lazy days of summer and the changing colors of fall, and finally to the magical crystalline snowscapes of winter. Throughout the year, activities happen against a backdrop of ever-changing natural scenery.

Permanent Activities

Family friendly activities and experiences are high on the agenda at ANA Holiday Inn Resort Shinano-omachi Kuroyon. Learn about local traditions and culture through our hands-on rice farming, miso manufacture and soba noodle making experiences. Alternatively, stay active while enjoying the stunning local scenery with trekking and cycling tours. Especially for the kids, we have regular water blaster tournaments in the pool and treasure hunts in the hotel grounds.

*Not yet confirmed schedule in 2020. The stars in Nagano come alive at night. Can't miss out frequently workshops organized by Star-Sommlier as Nagano prefecture is famous of astronomy.

Star gazing

*Not yet confirmed schedule in 2020. Cycling from the hotel to a nearby lakeside area is a fantastic way to spend an afternoon. Find instagramable spots just around famous Nishina…

Cycling tour

Soba noodles are a wonderfully healthy part of Japanese cuisine. Pouring water into mix of buckwheat flour and flour then knead and cut. Every steps must be fun for everybody…

Soba noodle workshop

Miso is the fermented soybean paste superfood at the core of the Japanese diet. You can visit historical Miso warehouse of Marukome who is one of biggest Miso brand in…

Miso making class

Mountains and forests can heal the soul. Enjoy a special opportunity to savor the pristine countryside, breathe in the fresh air and be soothed by verdant greenery.

Mountain trekking tour

Winter Activities

Discover unique winter activities such as trekking tours in traditional Japanese Kanjiki snowshoes through the forests and by the lakes near the hotel, or sample the local noroshinabe hotpot dish sitting inside a snow hut in Kamakura.

For skiers and snowboarders, there are resorts large and small throughout Nagano Prefecture – including the world-famous Hakuba resort, but also less crowded local resorts such as Kashima Pass and Mt. Kasumigatake, which are only about 15-20 minutes by car from the hotel.

Summer Activities

Amid the majestic mountains and lakes of Nagano Prefecture, the focus of summer activities at ANA Holiday Inn Resort Shinano-omachi Kuroyon is the great outdoors. We have a range of special summer activities aimed at the whole family, from fruit picking and beetle hunting to canoeing and outdoor ‘green’ yoga. Get ready to enjoy something a little out of the ordinary!

*Not yet confirmed schedule in 2020. Boost your well-being during your stay with outdoor yoga in a calming, lush natural environment.

Green yoga

*Not yet confirmed schedule in 2020. Getting soaked in summer is a blast! The hotel offers a special area for pool guests to battle with water pistols during the hot…

Water splash battle

Enjoy picking some of the many fruit varieties grown in Nagano! Learn about Nagano’s thriving fruit industry and which fruits are in season during your visit. Our pastry chef can…

Fresh fruit picking