Spas in Ireland

Spa & Golf Resorts

By , June 15, 2011

With many of Ireland’s top golf courses being coupled with some of the country’s best spas, a Golf & Spa resort could be the perfect destination for your relaxing weekend away or romantic couple’s break. The following are some of the most luxurious resorts and best known courses for him and her.

The K Spa at The K Club
Probably the best known golf resort in the country, The K Club in Co. Kildare played host to 2006’s Ryder Cup and a long list of Smurfit European Opens. Relive them for yourself with a round on The Palmer Ryder Cup Course or The Palmer Smurfit Course and unwind afterwards in the resort’s K Spa. With luxury treatments from Voya and Carita and signature K Spa options including massages, facials, wraps, scrubs and more, this five star resort offers everything you could want from a weekend away.

Fota Island Spa at Fota Island Hotel & Spa
Fota Island Resort is an expansive estate comprising of decadent accommodation, the pampering Fota Island Spa and a Premier Championship Golf Course. The spa offers an exquisite menu of treatments from [Comfort Zone], Kerstin Florian, Mama Mio and more and is known for its peaceful atmosphere and incredible thermal facilities. The resort’s Golf Club has seen a number of professional tournaments over the years and provides an Academy to visitors seeking out professional lessons.

Mount Juliet Spa at Mount Juliet Estate
Mount Juliet Estate stretches across Kilkenny’s picturesque countryside and is a popular destination for spa, golf and equestrian breaks. The Mount Juliet Spa provides exclusive ESPA treatments as well as a choice of signature massages, wraps and facials. Venture outside and you can enjoy the challenging Jack Nicklaus course which has been acclaimed by the likes of Padraig Harrington and Tiger Woods over the years.

The Heritage Golf & Spa Resort
Another five star destination, this Co. Laois resort includes an 18-hole championship golf course, a golf school, health club and The Heritage Spa. The 72 par course boasts the stunning Slieve Bloom Mountains as a backdrop and you will also find a floodlit driving range and numerous teaching areas. A visit to the spa will complete the experience with a range of Pevonia Botanica and signature treatments.

The Spa at Druids Glen Resort
Druids Glen Resort in Co. Wicklow offers two Championship Golf Courses – Druids Glen Course and Druids Heath. Having hosted the Irish PGA Championship and the Irish Open on a number of occasions, both courses offer an exhilarating and enjoyable round. The Spa at Druids Glen is equally as appealing, with treatments from Elemis, revitalising thermal facilities and a fully equipped gym.

The choice of Spa & Golf Resorts in Ireland is endless, the following being a few more of the top destinations from around the country:


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