As you pass through the gates of Fota Island Resort and switch into first gear, letting the tree lined avenue carry you towards this luxurious five-star Resort, something begins to change. You start to forget what day it is, the hectic schedule you left behind and the people that occupy it. It’s all about you now, and from the moment you walk through the beautiful oak doors at Fota Island Resort, you already know that you may never want to leave. Whether you are arriving to this five-star Resort for a relaxing break in our Spa, or doing some exploring at Fota Island Adventure or you’re here for one of the Resort’s three championship golf courses – you are in for a real treat, from start to finish.
No matter how you choose to spend your time at Fota Island Resort, it won’t go unnoticed that every last detail has been carefully considered. For golf enthusiasts, Fota Island Resort is a player’s paradise. Originally designed in 1993 by Irish Ryder Cup star Christy O’Connor Jr. and twice English Amateur Champion Peter McEvoy, before being redesigned in 2000 by golf architect Jeff Howes, it comes as no surprise that Fota Island Resort has been a three-time host to the Irish Open with all three courses (Deerpark, Belvelly and Barryscourt) maintained to the very highest standard all year around.
For those who prefer a slightly faster pace to proceedings, Fota Island Adventure is ready and waiting to put you and your body to the test. Hidden in the woods along the shoreline, Fota Island Adventure is the perfect setting for a day packed full of activities and particularly suited to corporate team building groups, birthday celebrations and school tours. Whether it’s a family trip, a solo visit, a corporate retreat or a group excursion, there is something for everyone. Choose your favourite activity from the long list of exciting options such as archery, combat archery, find the sniper, bushcraft, orienteering, obstacle courses, inflatables and field games – your adrenaline rush awaits.
Take time out and treat your body and mind to a little tender loving care at the award-winning Fota Island Spa. Having picked up an award for the ‘Best Spa in Munster’ at the RSVP Magazine Awards 2018, Fota Island Spa was also named one of the top five spas in Ireland in the Irish Independent Travel Awards 2018 while also being awarded a ‘Treatment Excellence Award’ for the spa’s popular Chocolate Massage in the LGT Spa & Wellness Awards 2018. The concept behind Fota Island Spa is one of well-being, offering a unique combination that caters for both the restoration of personal energy and vitality or holistic relaxation and pampering. Fota Island Spa lies deep within one of the most dramatic and outstanding natural settings on the Irish coast. Breathe the pure air, let your eyes linger over the stunning views of the Resort’s mature woodlands, and surrender yourself to the luxurious natural serenity of Fota Island Spa; this is the magic that awaits you in one of Europe’s finest spas.