Spas in Ireland

6 Spa & Golf Getaways in Ireland

By , September 23, 2020

Ireland is well known for both its world class golf courses and award winning spas. If you’re a fan of both, well you’re in luck as Ireland has a plenty of resorts offering both Spa and Golf on their grounds.

Here’s a selection of 6 Spa and Golf Resorts for pampering and play in Ireland.

1. Farnham Estate, Spa & Golf Resort, Co. Cavan

The Golf

Home to a stunning parkland golf course spread over 500 acres of rolling countryside and dense woodland. The course features include a meandering stream, 7 lakes, ancient trees, a fairy fort, and a wishing well. To ensure optimal enjoyment and year-long play there are buggy paths throughout the track.

The Spa

The 44,000 square foot Farnham Estate Health Spa is famous for its indoor/outdoor infinity pool with views across the idyllic Irish countryside.  The link between the serene surroundings is also reinforced by the use of ESPA and Yon-Ka range of products and treatments offered.

2. Knightsbrook Hotel Spa & Golf Resort, Co. Meath

The Golf

The 18-hole course at Knightsbrook offers 186 acres of expansive, green scenery. This championship golf course was designed by the late former Ryder Cup Legend, Late Christy O’Connor Jnr.  The course has a stunning location with views over undulating fairways, testing greens, and demanding water features.

The Spa

The award winning River Spa offers a tranquil haven of relaxation after your day on the course. Spa features include indoor pool, sauna, hot tubs, couples treatment rooms, experience showers, relaxation room and Rasul chamber.

3. Castlemartyr Spa & Golf Resort, Co. Cork

The Golf

Discover an 18-hole, 6,728 yd, Par-72, inland links style course on the resort grounds. The course was designed by renowned golf course designer Ron Kirby. It is designed to be a challenging and pleasurable experience for players of any calibre.

The Spa

Finish off your day on the course with a visit to The Spa at Castlemartyr Resort.  This comprehensive 24,000 square foot wellness, spa and fitness centre includes features such as a 20 meter swimming pool, aromatherapy sauna and steam room.

4. Druids Glen Spa & Golf Resort,  Co. Wicklow

The Golf

Druids Glen Spa & Golf Resort boasts 2 championship golf courses, The Druids Glen Golf Course and Druids Heath. The Druids Glen Golf Course is famous for hosting the Irish Open on four occasions. The Druids Heath has breathtaking views across the Irish Sea, making it an unforgettable experience.

The Spa

Submerge yourself in the tranquility of The Spa at Druids Glen to top off a wonderful day on the course. Take a dip in the 18 meter swimming pool before retreating to the relaxation room to snuggle up and embrace the peaceful atmosphere.

5. Slieve Russell Hotel Golf & Country Club, Co. Cavan

The Golf

Slieve Russell Hotel Golf & Country Club is home to the PGA National Ireland Slieve Russell Golf Course. This championship par-72 course wraps attractively around the lakes and drumlins of the County Cavan landscape. The course presents a wonderful challenge and is firmly established amongst Ireland’s top 10 parkland courses.

The Spa

The surrounding rolling hills and beautiful lakes also compliment a serene spa journey. Client experience is at the heart of Ciúin Spa ethos with their highly skilled therapists and award-winning products such as Elemis and SKINthings.

6. Kilkea Castle Hotel & Golf Resort, Co. Kildare

The Golf

This modern parkland course is quaintly located beneath the shadows of the 12th century Kilkea Castle. The 18-hole, par-70 course was designed by Jack Mc Daid and Jim Casey.  The course features 2 lakes and the River Griese, making it an interesting challenge for players.

The Spa

Step off the course and into The Spa at Kilkea Castle to unwind and pamper. This luxurious boutique spa is home to a state of the art thermal suite in addition to a beauty lounge. The dedicated therapists use ELEMIS products to deliver personalised treatments with superb results.

This list has been confined to Spa & Golf Resorts in Ireland but there are so many spectacular spa hotels in Ireland with world class golf courses on their doorsteps.

If you know someone who loves a pamper session after a round of golf, why not treat them to a Spas.ie Gift Voucher so they can enjoy their very own Spa & Golf Getaway.

Áine Timlin

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