Just a short ride away from Tokyo, both Kamakura and Enoshima are great weekend getaways. It is also a popular cherry blossom viewing spot in Spring!
The best places to see the blossoms on Enoshima island are from the flower gardens next to the shrine/temple near the top, as well as at the top of the hill. There are also some cherry trees in the square at the end of the bridge when you walk from the Katase Enoshima Station.
We’ve seen these up close and since they will probably bloom during the last two weeks of March, you might want to make your plans now! Sightseeing walks around Enoshima island to see the cherry blossoms in full bloom in early April is also a very popular activity, so make sure you try to get to the island early to beat the crowds.
We also recommend a nice swim in the warm pools at Enoshima Island Spa.
Enospa has a fabulous view of Mt. Fuji from the outdoor pool where all visitors can enter with swimsuit on. If you’re coming for a daytrip to Enoshima or Kamakura, I would totally recommend taking some time to chill out in the spa. So don’t forget your bathing suit!