Fota Island Resort

Fota Island, Cork, Directions

From Our Editors

Surrounded by the waters of Lough Mahon, Fota Island Resort is a haven of leisure, greenery and five-star hospitality less than a 30-minute drive from the bustle of central Cork. Amid a 780 acre estate, this island retreat features rooms overlooking carefully preened golf courses, or rich and rugged woodland The golf club features three courses and will host the 2014 Irish Open in June Spa facilities include a heated pool and hydrotherapy suite. Those feeling lavish can also browse the menu of holistic, therapeutic and beauty treatments up for grabs Fota Restaurant serves up afternoon teas on an outdoor terrace while The Cove restaurant sees to gourmet evening meals. The Amber Lounge offers over 75 whiskies for the tasting, including a few locally distilled tipples