Spas in Ireland

Most Sought After Spas of 2019

By , January 16, 2020

For the second year in a row, we’ve taken data from Google searches and user searches, to see what the Irish spa consumer is looking for, and to find Ireland’s Most Sought After Spas of 2019.

2019 Spa Search Trends

The gift of spa
Spa related searches peaked in both Valentine’s week and in the run up to Christmas. With a 25% increase against the average weekly searches.

New kid in town
Center Parcs’ Aqua Sana Spa was a breakthrough result for 2019, coinciding with their opening last Autumn. This new facility is said to be Ireland’s largest spa.

I need a break
Searches for “Spa Breaks” peaked in early January 2019. Did we feel we needed a break after Christmas or made New Year’s resolutions to practice more self care? Feeling like taking some me-time this month? Check out January spa deals.

Most Searched for Spas

The 10 most searched for spas of 2019 in reverse order were:

10. Farnham Estate Spa

Farnham Estate Spa

Set within 1,300 acres of serene Cavan countryside, where the surrounding ancient forest, rolling meadows and pristine lakeland provide an idyllic place for guests to retreat on a spa break.

9. Rainforest Spa

Rainforest Spa

The multi award-winning day spa, offers a unique 360 experience bringing together beauty and wellness needs. Rainforest Spa is located in a private cliffside setting on the grounds of The Summerhill Country House Hotel in Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow.

8. Fota Island Spa

Fota Island Spa

The 5-star Fota Island Hotel is tucked amid gorgeous scenery, just north of the island of Cobh in Co. Cork. It boasts 1,600 square metres of world-class spa and is an ideal location for breaks in south west Ireland.

7. The Buff Day Spa

The Buff Day Spa

Step away from the bustling Dublin city streets into a beautiful and cosy environment at The Buff Day Spa. This is the second time this day spa has appeared in the top 10.

6. Seoid Spa at Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa

Seoid Spa

Located in picturesque castle grounds in Co. Meath, Dunboyne Castle Hotel offers a luxurious spa escape just 35 minute’s drive away from Dublin city. The Seoid Spa, set over 3 floors, has one of Ireland’s most extensive thermal treatment facilities.

5. Kinsale Hotel & Spa

Kinsale Hotel Spa

The 4-star Kinsale Hotel & Spa is situated on 90 acres of mature wooded parkland. The expansive views of Oysterhaven Bay provide a peaceful setting for a tranquil spa experience.

4. Spa at The Marker Hotel

Spa at The Marker

Leave daily urban life behind and escape into a luxury Dublin spa retreat at the 5-star Marker Hotel. Rest and relax by the 23 metre infinity pool, generously sized Jacuzzi, sauna or eucalyptus infused steam room, before experiencing some award-winning spa treatments.

3. Oceo Spa at Seafield Hotel

Oceo Spa at Seafield Hotel

The multi award-winning Oceo Spa at Seafield Hotel & Spa Resort is nestled in the midst of 160 acres of wooded park lands. Spend your day experiencing their extensive spa facilities, exploring the gardens and unwinding at the Spa Cafe.

2. ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel

ESPA at Powerscourt

Boasting over 20 treatment rooms, state-of-the-art thermal suites, an exercise room, spa cafe and a breathtaking pool, lit with Swarovski crystals. The renowned Wicklow spa is only a 40 minute drive from Dublin city, but will take you to a world of tranquility.

1. Monart Destination Spa

Monart spa

First again for a second year running, Monart Spa has become synonymous with the very concept of spa in Ireland. Ireland’s only 5-star Destination Spa is set in 100 acres of lush Wexford countryside, this impressive and exclusive venue is a true spa retreat.

Runners Up

The next 10 results being (in order 11-20): The Spa at Druids Glen, Castlemartyr Resort, Revas Spa and Hair Studio, Galgorm Resort & Spa, Inchydoney Island Spa, Carton House Spa, The Spa at Castleknock Hotel, The Spa at The Kingsley, Aghadoe Heights Hotel & Spa, The Maryborough Spa.

All results are based on aggregated data provided from Google national searches, and other third party data services.


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