Lotte Arai Ski Resort is situated on Mount Okenashi in the Niigata Prefecture of Honshu, only 21 kilometres North of Myoko Kogen. It's not far away from the coast of Japan and is only 22 kilometres south of the city of Joetsu, and only 50 kilometres from Nagano City.
The resort is a large ski area with something for everyone and is suitable for all abilities, with a major drawcard being it's off piste areas. Lotte Arai features a very impressive 951 metres of vertical terrain, with the opportunity for advanced riders to hike the ridge-line of Mt Ohgenashi and Mt Kogenashi for over 1000 metres of vertical terrain. You can reach to Lotte Arai from Myoko Kogen by daily shuttle bus, takes 40 minutes.