FOTA ISLAND RESORT, CORK, IRELAND
Private island rejuvenation at one of the finest luxury hotels in Cork
Located on a grand 780-acre estate on an island in Cork Harbour, the backdrop of Fota Island Resort is set with vast woodlands, carefully landscaped greens and a championship golf course, providing stunning views from almost anywhere in the resort. With a tranquil and cozy atmosphere, guests can find comfort in one of the 131 bedrooms and suites or opt for a spacious multi-room lodge.
In the spa, finally reopening after the shutdown, guests are offered a full range of professional Comfort Zone treatments performed by expert therapists with the intention to help guests restore personal energy and vitality and to rejuvenate the senses. After some regenerative spa time, a dip into the hydrotherapy pool or a few moments in the thermal suite is recommended to prolong the feeling of mind and body relaxation. Among many modern amenities, the spa garden offers a peaceful spot for guests to rest their gaze while sipping fresh orange juice and laying low in the relaxation area.
“Comfort Zone is a brand that looks after all aspects of what our Spa looks for. The care of spa clientele with a complete & luxurious spa treatment menu and natural products that are highly effective and at the same time gentle on the skin. The values, ethics and principles that the [ comfort zone ] brand shows are outstanding and make the difference to the spa industry worldwide” - Spa Manager – Kim O’ Riordan
Following new health and safety guidelines in the spa, the Fota Island spa will begin to welcome back guests on July 9th.
THE BEST TIME TO VISIT FOTA ISLAND RESORT
During the summer is the perfect time to revel in Fota Island’s natural beauty. Apart from a few refreshing showers in the summer, it tends to be Ireland’s driest season giving the perfect opportunity for outdoor activities such as nature walks, golfing, tennis, or simply laying back to enjoy the view.
MOST WANTED FACIAL TREATMENT: HYDRAMEMORY FACIAL AND MASSAGE
With an intensive hydrating action, the Hydramemory Facial and Massage is ideal for both women and men to give the skin a boost after a long stretch of staying indoors and particularly recommended for those with dehydrated and stressed skin. The combination of biomimetic fragments of hyaluronic acid, a blend of natural extracts from apple, lentil, watermelon rind and fair trade moringa oil along with a sensorial, stimulating brush technique, leaves the skin bright and silky.
For profound relaxation, this massage acts on three different sensorial pathways, favouring sleep and as a result, boosting the immune system. The TranquillityTM unique blend of essential oils from sweet orange, Damascus rose and cedarwood is enhanced by destressing massage techniques and a proprietary Tranquillity SoundTM, and guide the mind and body into a peaceful state, favoring deep relaxation and sleep.
GREAT PLACES TO VISIT WHILE STAYING AT THE FOTA ISLAND RESORT
The Fota Wildlife Park is a must-see while visiting Fota Island, where animal species at risk of extinction are cared for and protected. Just minutes from the resort, guests can spend the day discovering many diverse species in their natural habitats and better understand the conservation of both plants and animals.
Worthy of a visit is also the Crawford Art Gallery, dedicated to both historic and contemporary visual arts. Located in the city center, a visit to the gallery is the perfect way to pass the afternoon after exploring the charming city of Cork.