Singapore, 15 December 2022 – Club Med’s newest addition to its portfolio of snow resorts in Asia, Club Med Kiroro Peak, is officially opened. Set in Hokkaido, the 2.1-hectare resort is aimed at city dwellers looking for experiences beyond the ordinary. With a one-of-a-kind untouched snow experience in a natural environment complete with direct access to a pristine ski domain, Club Med Kiroro Peak offers some of the best powdery snow in the world of an average annual snowfall of 21 metres and long ski season lasting up till May each year, the only Club Med mountain resort in Asia to offer spring skiing.
Club Med Kiroro Peak has 126 rooms, along with the brand’s first traditional Japanese onsen, distinctive restaurant and bar concepts, a full-service spa and wellness space, modern event spaces, and much more. At Club Med Kiroro Peak, being different and distinctive is a lifestyle. Those who visit Kiroro will find themselves at the fringe of the extraordinary with experiences that are first-of-its-kind, brought alive by the authentic Club Med spirit and an amazing international team from more than 110 different nationalities. With the beautiful mountain landscape as its backdrop and interiors celebrating local craftsmanship, an all-new upscale experience awaits in this brand new ski resort.
From left to right: Wu Min, Paul Hiriart, Marc Letourneau, Rachael Harding, Momotu Baba, Diane Wong, Abdel Ziati, Tatiana Poujol, Jun Tsunoda
“Hokkaido has always been a popular destination especially in Asia Pacific. The opening of Club Med Kiroro Peak is a continuation of our portfolio’s expansion and growth of mountain destinations within the region and across the world,” said Rachael Harding, Chief Executive Officer, East and South Asia & Pacific Markets. “We are excited for our guests to experience this breathtaking resort that offers unconventional and unspoiled highlights of the region—from magnificent views and powder snow slopes to unrivalled natural beauty and local culture. Club Med Kiroro Peak also enhances our destination portfolio, where there is a resort to suit everyone’s ideal vacation.”
Designed by hospitality interior specialists, Studio HBA, Club Med Kiroro seamlessly blending tradition and modernity with contemporary touches and upscaled comfort for the unconventional travel seeker.
Take the first step into the lobby and be charmed by the art-inspired décor that effortlessly interprets local culture with a twist. As guests make their way through the resort, they can expect the visual spectacle to continue with featured works from Japanese and international artists, sparking creativity and spontaneity. The well-designed spaces flow organically into one another through the avant-garde design of Japanese clean lines combined with bold, contemporary Western elements, providing guests with high-end aesthetics and comfort to elevate the vacation experience in an informal yet chic ambience, all while complementing the holistic Club Med experience.
The 126-room resort boasts three accommodation categories - 113 Superior and 11 Deluxe Rooms, and two Suites, customisable to suit guests’ comfort preference. Every room at Kiroro Peak is warmly furnished with an inviting palette of alpine timbre combined with touches of comfortable bespoke Japanese patterned fabric collage and Western tartan patterns. Guests will be invited to dream at Kiroro Peak as reflected in the Japanese stylised wide-brush calligraphy painting above the headboard in each room.
“Club Med Kiroro Peak features an uncompromised way of living culture, unspoiled natural scenarios and undiscovered sight-seeing gems that we believe match our guests’ desire to reconnect with the sights and sounds of nature,” said Jean-Charles Fortoul, CEO of Club Med APAC Resorts, “We are thrilled to introduce this unique location to our guests by developing a strong product offering in Club Med Kiroro Peak and delivering the best in-resort experience for today’s travellers.”