Spas in Ireland

Top 5 Romantic Spa Hotels for Couples

By , January 31, 2013

Planning a romantic spa break for an anniversary, birthday or Valentine’s treat? Ireland’s top spa hotels boast lakes, islands and even castles as their locations, with breathtaking views and extravagant accommodation to match. Treat someone special to loved-up weekend at one of our favourites and enjoy sumptuous spa treatments to complete the experience.

For Extravagance: ESPA at the g, Co. Galway
The five star G Hotel is a designer destination overlooking Galway Bay. Winner of numerous Irish and European awards, it is regularly ranked among the top hotels in Ireland. The striking spa is bathed in subtle lighting and offers one of a kind thermal facilities and luxury treatments. Follow up with a cocktail at the bar, afternoon tea in the Signature Lounges or dinner for two in the acclaimed Restaurant Gigi’s.

For Setting: Fota Island Spa
Located on a tiny island in Cork Harbour, Fota Island Resort is a popular choice for weddings and romantic breaks. Kick back in their traditional décor or splurge on one of the lodges or penthouse suites and take in the surrounding woodlands in exquisite comfort. The spa offers a range of ‘treats for two’ and promises utter serenity in luxurious treatment rooms.

For Intimacy: The Spa @ No.1, Co. Limerick
The boutique Spa at No.1 Pery Square boasts an intimate Couples’ Suite consisting of a Bathing Experience, Rasul Mud Bath, Private Relaxation Area and an exclusive treatment room where you can be pampered side by side. Packages start from just €99 per couple for an afternoon, or you can add an overnight stay in one of their period suites to fully enjoy the candlelit atmosphere.

For Style: Chill Spa at The Ice House Hotel, Co. Mayo
The Ice House Hotel seamlessly blends state of the art design with its 19th century building. Choose from modern suites with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the river, or more traditional rooms lavishly decorated with antique furniture. Chill Spa offers the chance to unwind together in an outdoor hot tub before indulging in a range of men’s and women’s treatments.

For Royal Treatment: The Victorian Treatment Rooms at Castle Leslie, Co. Monaghan
Castle Leslie offers guests the chance to stay in a genuine Irish castle, with each room given the name of its original inhabitant rather than a number. Choose from The Governess Room, The Nursery and many more, and embrace freedom from televisions, radios and wifi as encouraged by the resort. Full day packages are available from the spa to complete the regal experience, with extensive options on the men’s menu as well as the women’s.

Chosen your favourite? Also see our tips for planning a romantic spa break , a list of all the Spas with Couples Treatment Rooms or our romantic bath recipes for an at-home treat.


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