Arima Onsen, one of Japan’s top three hot springs, is just half an hour from central Kobe by train. Covering a wide area from East to West, Mt. Rokko and Mt. Maya offer a wealth of leisure, hiking, dining and recreation options, plus amazing night views. And if nature’s your thing, you will be right at home in the Kobe Arboretum, 143 hectares of flowers, forest and beautiful water features to help you forget the urban hustle and bustle a while.