Anyone who got so caught up in all the recent snowfall that they forgot to buy Christmas gifts need not worry. Niseko shopping offers quality and variety - you'll have no problem finding the perfect gift for your family member or friend. Here are a few ideas from the Niseko Central team:

1. Powdershots photography package

Everyone loves seeing photos of themselves skiing or snowboarding! So why not get some good ones? The Powdershots photographers use their expertise to ensure everyone looks great in their photos - regardless of ability! A perfect gift for friends or family holidaying in Niseko.

Visit: http://powdershotsniseko.com/

2. Private snowsports lesson with GoSnow

Treat your friend/brother/mum/uncle to a private lesson with one of GoSnow's friendly instructors. GoSnow is Grand Hirafu's official international snowsports school and is conveniently based next to the Hirafu high speed gondola. Your dad mentioned he was having trouble in the powder? Give him a gift that will get him smiling!

Visit: http://gondolasnowsports.com/

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3. Winter gear from Beats Niseko

There are so many great places to buy snowsports equipment and clothing in Niseko, but our pick of the lot is Beats Niseko. It has a spacious layout, an ultra-friendly team to help you make your choice, and most importantly, an incredible selection of high-end, stylish gear. Look out for the newest addition to their shelves - the Niseko inspired Oyuki product range which includes beanies, gloves, balaclavas, snow socks and more.

Visit: http://skihirejapan.com/beats-niseko/

4. A Massage

A massage is a great gift for anyone who's been pushing it hard on the slopes for a few days and needs some time to relax and recover. Niseko massage offer "professional sports and relaxation massage in five star luxry." Who wouldn't be thrilled with that kind of gift? They also do house calls and gifts cards, making them a perfect candidate for a last-minute Christmas shop.

Visit: http://www.nisekomassage.com/