The Japanese red-crowned crane and marimo (a rare species of filamentous green algae), both recognized as Special Natural Treasures by the government of Japan, stand as symbols of Northern Japan. Akan National Park and the surrounding forests and waterscapes where these rare species call home stand as one of Eastern Hokkaido’s most picturesque, awe-inspiring and rich natural environments unrivaled in all of Japan. The area’s unique seasonal expression has also earned it the moniker Paradise of the North.
Lake Akan Tsuruga Resort Spa Tsuruga Wings is the flagship hotel of the Tsuruga Group, which was first established at Lake Akan in 1955. The hotel is renowned for its unique fusion of local rustic charm with captivating landscapes and Ainu culture as well as its commitment to the art of warm hospitality, which forms the heart of Japan’s hot springs lodging culture. This same style and commitment has won over the hearts of countless visitors from around the world. Discover and immerse yourself in the all the hotel has to offer on the shores of picturesque Lake Akan.