shadow 2015 Irish Golf Offers at Fota Island Resort – Fota Island, Cork, Ireland

If you are looking for 2015 Irish Golf Breaks in Cork, Golf Travel 4U UK are currently offering Cork Golf Packages at Fota Island Resort, home to the 2014 Irish Open.

About Fota Island, Cork, Ireland

fota resortAs one of Ireland’s best loved golf courses Fota Island Golf Club, twice host to the Irish Open, has three distinctively challenging championship golf courses set amongst beautiful parkland scenery. Surrounded by tall oak trees, bathed in peace and quiet, Fota Island Golf Club also has the comfortable Clubhouse, the extensively stocked Pro Shop, and Fota Island Golf Academy.

Fota Island Resort, offering views of the beautiful surroundings, this luxury five star Hotel in Cork boasts 123 en-suite rooms and 8 private suites, as well as a selection of restaurants from fine dining in Fota Restaurant, to the cosy surroundings of the Amber Lounge or the relaxed atmosphere in the Clubhouse.

How to get to Fota Island, Cork, Ireland

Located on our own private Island, the Fota Island Resort is near to Cork City, the historic area of Cobh and the well known area of Midleton.


Loc8 Code for use with GPS digital navigation systems: W8Q-76-2QK
GPS co-ordinates: +51° 53′ 59.66″, -8° 17′ 27.56″

Directions from Cork: In Cork City Centre, take the road for Dublin (N8). You will pass Kent Railway Station. Interchange continue onto N25 (signposted Rosslare). At the junction for Carraigtwohill branch left, then at the roundabout take the 4th exit for Cobh. Continue forward, then at the roundabout take the 1st exit onto R624. Fota Island Resort is located 800 metres on the right.

Travelling by Train

Look for Kent Station in Cork and take the Midleton train eastbound. It is a short 15 minute train journey from Cork and then just a 5 minute taxi ride from Glonthaune station to Fota Island Resort.

Fota Island Rooms

As one of few five star resorts in Ireland, the Fota Island Resort luxury Cork hotel features 131 luxurious bedrooms and suites which are warm and relaxing with many offering stunning views over the renowned Fota Island Championship Golf Courses, island woodlands and open parkland. All rooms have air conditioning, a private safe, in-room bar facilities, flat screen televisions with movies on demand and a selection feature balconies.

To ensure guests can be connected and stay in touch with the people that matter during their stay here at Fota Island Resort, one of the most luxurious and picturesque hotels near Cork that offers complimentary internet access throughout the bedrooms, conference suites, function rooms and public areas. Baby-sitting, laundry, valet and concierge services are available on request and the hotel also offers a 24 hour in-room dining service.

Fota Island, Cork – Spa Facilities

The concept behind Fota Island Spa, Cork 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, at the Fota Island Hotel in Cork, lies deep within one of the most dramatic and outstanding natural settings on the Irish Coast.fota island

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 in one of Cork’s finest Spas.
The Spa features a full fitness suite with Life Fitness equipment, an indoor heated swimming pool (children permitted 9.00 a.m. -11.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. – 6.00 p.m.) and a superb hydrotherapy suite, home to Ireland’s only walking river, which is renowned for its assistance in healing sports and fatigue related injuries.

With eighteen spacious spa treatment rooms offering over sixty treatments, Fota Island Spa is rightly regarded as one of Ireland’s finest and best equipped spas and the ideal retreat for your next Spa Break in Ireland.

Fota Island dining

Fota Island Resort is one of the most luxurious 5 star hotels in Ireland and provides a tempting selection of gourmet restaurants with excellent food from which to choose, including fine dining at the delightful Fota Restaurant, or more casual dining in the surroundings of the Amber Lounge or The Spike Bar at the Clubhouse.

Fota Restaurant in Cork is an all-day dining venue with an outdoor terrace for balmy summer days, serving a freshly prepared buffet breakfast until 11am and casual lunches and hearty meals, from 18:00 to 21:30, perfect for those returning from a challenging round of golf or a day exploring the local area.

The Cove Restaurant is a salubrious venue, available for private dining events in Cork with an unforgettable intimate ambience for groups from 12 to 40. To enquire contact the sales team on 021 488 3700 or e-mail

Enjoy tempting cold snacks and afternoon teas in the Amber Lounge, from 12:00 to 21:00 Sunday to Thursday and until 19:00 Friday & Saturday. The Amber Lounge provides a wonderful, mellow setting and an impressive selection of over 75 fine whiskeys, including some from the nearby Midleton Distillery.

The comfortable Clubhouse at Fota Island Golf Resort Ireland has the Spike Bar, perfect for light snacks before venturing out for a round as well an excellent après golf cuisine while surveying the lovely 18th island green of the Deerpark course, one of Ireland’s most famously picturesque golf holes. Enjoy all day dining including tasty Sunday lunches at our Cork Golf Clubhouse, with last orders at 21:00 everyday of the week.

Things to Do/ Places to See in Cork

Statio Bene Fide Carinis – A safe harbour for ships is the motto on the coat of arms of our friendly and vibrant port city.

Since the City was founded by St Finbarr over 1,000 years ago it has grown from a trading merchant city to a cosmopolitan vibrant 21st century city of today.

The city, situated on the banks of the river Lee, is home to 123,000 people. It is located on the South West coast of Ireland and is the 2nd largest city in the Republic of Ireland.

fota diningDiscover Cork City & Surround Pass

This is a an excellent pass which enables you to avail of some of the city and surrounding area’s activities at reduced rates. Enjoy reduced rates for Atlantic Sea Kayaking, Cork Butter Museum, Cork City Gaol, Cork Sea Safari and much more. Download the Discover Cork City & Surrounds Pass in the Resource and Downloads section below.

Playing Golf in Cork

One of the largest counties in Ireland, golf in Cork gives golfers so many options. Water Rock and the famous Old Head Golf Links are 2 magnificent courses, but there is also a host of other excellent resorts in and around Cork.

Fota Island Fine Details

This is subject to sale terms and conditions, plus availability.

This Fota Island Deal includes:PLAY’ on a Sunday from only £150.00 per
A one night stay in a double or twin room, including:
• Full Irish Breakfast
• 2 rounds of Golf
• Two Course Evening Meal

From ONLY £299!!

How to Book this Fota Island Golf Package

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T: 01224 748209



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