Fota Island Resort, Co. Cork

Fota Island, Cork

Internet Access Room Service Restaurant Spa Wheelchair Access Fitness Golf Near a Beach Swimming Pool

Reviewed by Helen
Fota Island has something special for everyone, a luxury spa retreat, a championship golf course, with stunning County Cork beaches and scenery not far away, as well as the cultural delights of Cork city.

Fota Island Resort is a luxury award-winning resort, situated on a private island in County Cork in the South West corner of Ireland.  The Resort incorporates 123 contemporary luxury rooms and 8 private penthouse suites, as well as self catering lodges, which are ideal for your romantic getaway or a fun-filled break with friends. If you are celebrating a very special occasion, then book one of the lavish suites which have spacious separate living areas and private balconies overlooking the rolling hills and countryside.

This stunning Resort is nestled amidst picturesque woodlands. If it is a golf break you are looking for, then the Resort features 3 superb championship golf courses, which have twice played host to the Irish Open.  The Golf Academy is also available for those looking to improve their game, as well as the fully stocked Pro Shop and the Clubhouse where you can relax and quench your thirst with a pint of the black stuff or a refreshing sparkling wine.

The Fota Island Spa is the perfect escape for you to treat yourself to some indulgent pampering.  The Spa incorporates 18 treatment rooms and offers over 60 sublime treatments, from couple's suites, a hydrotherapy suite plus the Acacia thermal suite with tepidarium and affusion showers, to floatation baths, a thalaxion room and conservatory.  You can book in for a personalised treatment and then relax by the pool.

County Cork is famous for its gourmet dining and culinary delights and Fota Island Resort is proud to be part of this with the Fota Restaurant and the Amber Lounge for more casual dining and a well stocked supply of fine wines and Irish Whiskeys. The terrace is perfect for lazy summer days and romantic moon lit evenings.

Fota Island Resort is only 15 minutes drive from Cork City, so you can have the best of both worlds, from the luxury country Resort to the night life and cultural delights that the wonderful Cork City has to offer.

Nearby there is the Fota Island Wildlife Park and Fota House and Gardens. County Cork also has some amazing beaches and traditional fishing harbours or if you want some of the Irish wit and charm to rub off on you, then take a trip to Blarney Castle and kiss the famous Blarney Stone.

Fota Island Resort is also only 15 minutes from Cork International Airport or about 2.5 hours drive from Dublin. If you arrive on the ferry from Swansea, then it's just a quick 10 minutes away from Cobh ferry port.

This is a fabulous luxury getaway Resort, ideal as a romantic spa break, or a fun holiday with friends. There are some great Spa, Golf and Gourmet Breaks Offers throughout the year, so please send an enquiry to, call + 353 21 488 3700 or check out the website for more details.  Don't forget to mention Away without the Kids when booking.



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