Situated close to ski destination Mt. Hakkoda in Aomori Prefecture, this resort’s style is influenced by northern European mountain lodges. This area has one of the heaviest snowfalls in the world, making it ideal for winter travelers, however there is plenty to do during other seasons too. Jogakura is surrounded by a virgin beech forest, has an open-air bath, and delicious seasonal menus. Guest rooms are decorated in warm wood tones, and there are both Western or Japanese style rooms available.