Spas in Ireland

World Travel Awards Reveal Ireland’s Leading Spa Nominees

By , April 5, 2011

The World Travel Awards have announced their 2011 Nominees for Ireland’s Leading Spa Resort! Eight exclusive spas and resorts across the country have received the prestigious nomination:

Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort, Co. Limerick         
Aghadoe Heights Hotel & Spa, Co. Kerry
Castlemartyr Resort, Co. Cork
Fota Island Hotel & Spa, Co. Cork     
Lough Eske Castle, Co. Donegal         
Monart Destination Spa, Co Wexford  
Park Hotel Kenmare, Co Kerry
The Ritz-Carlton Powerscourt, Co. Wicklow

Now in its 18th year, the World Travel Awards recognise excellence in the world’s travel and tourism industry, with over 1,000 different categories spanning 160 countries. Votes are cast by over 183,000 international travel professionals, as well as being open to consumers. You can cast your vote online at

A number of other Irish destinations have also received nominations in the Europe-wide categories, including:

Europe’s Leading Golf Resort
The K Club, Co. Kildare

Europe’s Leading Hotel
The Ritz-Carlton Powerscourt, Co. Wicklow

Europe’s Leading Island Resort
Fota Island Resort, Co. Cork

Europe’s Leading Island Resort
Inchdoney Island Lodge & Spa, Co. Cork

Europe’s Leading Meetings & Conference Resort
The Europe Hotel & Resort, Co Kerry

Europe’s Leading Resort
Dromoland Castle, Co. Clare

The winners from the regional heats will be announced throughout the summer, followed by the Grand Final later on in the year – so watch this space!


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