Retreat Into Nature Near Lake Toya


The Westin Rusutsu Resort sits amongst some of the best ski slopes in Japan. There is always something exciting to see or do, no matter the season. Explore the natural beauty of Lake Toya or take a scenic gondola ride to the summit of West Mountain for some of the most stunning views in Hokkaido. Or head over to our resort's observation deck and relax on the terrace. We receive over 14 meters of snow each year, which makes us a perfect destination for ski enthusiasts.

Hokkaido’s Ultimate Golf Experience

The Westin Rusutsu Resort features four unique, 18-hole golf courses set amongst the stunning natural beauty of Hokkaido and the Rusutsu Hills. Easily access all courses from our resort hotel and ask us about our current golf packages when booking your Hokkaido golf holiday.

Tower Course

Tower Course takes full advantage of the superb undulating terrain and prime location. Direct access from The Westin Rusutsu Resort entrance.

18 holes, 6747 yards, Par72

Izumikawa Course

This course plays relatively short and is ideally suited for beginners, however there are numerous challenges which may test even expert golfers.

18 holes, 6326 yards, Par72

River Course

This course has a variety of hole-positions, which enabled players to modify the difficulty of their game. The total distance is relatively short allowing novices also enjoy this.

Wood Course

This Course has a unique layout with fairway to challenge even the most skilled players. It is surrounded by silver birch trees and offers spectacular panoramas over the natural Hokkaido landscape.

18 holes, 6817 yards, Par72

Exterior Golf Course
Opening Schedule 2022

Tower Course Business period: 03/05/2022(Tue.) – 23/10/2022(Sun.) Closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays | Izumikawa Course Business period: 29/04/2022(Fri.) – 23/10/2022(Sun.) Closed on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, self-service on weekdays | River Course and Wood Course are temporarily closed for the 2022 summer season.

Golf at Night

At the Tower Golf course, we offer 9 holes of our 18 that are playable at night thanks to our powerful lights set up throughout those holes.

Amusement Park

Thrilling rides including eight roller coasters, but also fun for the non-thrill seekers. The Kids Land is perfect for the little ones to enjoy all day.

Amusement park

Mountain Bike Tour

Rusutsu and the surrounding area is a cyclist’s paradise! Winding trails snake through the countryside and take you to beautiful locations with spectacular views.

Mountain Bike Tour

Helicopter Experience

We provide a range of helicopter charter and sightseeing experience. Book our scenic tour to over iconic sights, like Mt Yotei, Lake Toya. Destination will be set upon request.

Helicopter Sightseeing
On-Site Shops

Vivace stocks a diverse line-up of ski and snowboard, golf, tennis and other sports goods as selected by professional players. Daniel Street is a souvenir shop filled with “Yukara-ori folk crafts” (a traditional Hokkaido handicraft), woodwork and other articles perfect as gifts from Hokkaido. And Tiny Bear is a fairyland with a myriad of stuffed animals, fancy products and character goods you cannot help but buy as souvenirs.

Stardust Avenue

You and your loved one will be fascinated by the colourful display of changing projection lights and the illumination area that spreads across the front of the Swiss exterior of North & South Wing. Cricket Pub is a great viewing area where you can have a drink and take in the charming mood and atmosphere.

Tennis Courts

Operation Hours & Price May through October Price: 2,160 JPY / hour / court Notes Amusement park fee includes up to 2 hours of tennis court use Rental rackets are available with fees Tennis courts may not be available due to group reservation Reservation can be made at front desk on the day. (No advance reservation required) The above price includes 8% of tax.

Yotei Panorama Terrace
Observation Deck

Take a gondola ride to the summit of West Mountain, the view from the observation deck is spectacular. When the weather is fine you can see Mt. Yotei, Lake Toya and even the Pacific Ocean.

Sea Of Clouds

Witness the breath-taking ‘Sea of clouds’ (unkai in Japanese) as a low-lying cloud blankets the valley floor beneath the Yotei Observation Deck creating a beautiful weather phenomenon. Get up early and take a gondola ride through the ‘sea of clouds’ for an unforgettable experience.

At This Hotel
Outdoor Bath

Westin Rusutsu Hot Spring

Enjoy a restful and relaxing experience with beautiful seasonal scenery, as you soak in the outdoor bath.Admission fee: Not required [During stay]

Aroma Treatment Averara

Enjoy facial and body treatments that incorporate fragrant products.Aroma Treatment Averara will be temporarily closed from June 1, 2022.

Tower Golf Course

Improve your handicap on the rolling green terrain of our Tower Golf Course, located steps from the resort.

Fitness Center

WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio

Power up at your own pace, offering an array of cardio and strength-training equipment.


Indoor Wave Pool

Mon-Sun: 2:00 PM-10:00 PM



Lifeguard on Duty



Rusutsu Ski Mountains

Ski Lockers