Fota Island Resort

Fota Island, Cork, T45 HX62

Fota Island Resort provides the perfect place to staycation in the beautiful East Cork Countryside. Enjoy a luxury break away where you will receive the warmest of welcomes in the most luxurious surroundings with a wide range of activities available.  Enjoy the crinkling of leaves, the crisp fresh air, and the beautiful woodland setting across 780 acres of Fota Island. Treat your senses to a luxurious retreat and immerse yourself in the true beauty of Your Private Island.

Stepping into one of the hotel’s 123 luxurious en-suite rooms you will instantly relax into your home away from home. Select from a classic or deluxe room, several which come with their own private balcony, or for an extra special occasion check-in to one of the Resort’s eight individual suites, each one unique in design and layout but equally as stylish. No matter which room you choose the soft carpets spring underfoot, the cosy furnishings and high-tech technology coax you to relax and the spacious bathrooms have been designed to really impress.

At Fota Island Resort it is all about choice and inclusivity. Enjoy leisurely walks along the Resort’s walking trails which overlook 780 acres of lush countryside, or sit back and unwind in Fota Island Spa. Relax in the indoor swimming pool during adult only swim times or treat yourself with a trip to the Hydrotherapy Suite which includes Ireland’s only walking river.

For those looking to get out and about in the fresh island air, experience a game of golf on Fota Island Resort’s magnificent championship golf courses. Play through the gorgeous woodlands and vistas across three traditional yet challenging courses or sharpen your game with some practice at the Fota Island Golf Academy – perfect for golfers of all skill levels. Indulge in scrumptious afternoon tea and enjoy bistro-style dining in the Amber Lounge or be welcomed to The Clubhouse for an après golf, al-fresco dining treat overlooking the stunning views of the Deerpark’s 18thgreen.

Stay Longer and Save Packages

Starts: 14 Sep 2020    Ends: 14 Jun 2021

Enjoy spectacular savings with the stay longer and save packages available now at Fota Island Resort. Stay a while longer and make the most of all that Cork has to offer.

Stay 2 nights – Save 10%
Stay 3 nights – Save 15%
Stay 4 nights – Save 20%

With plenty of local activities and excursions to choose from nearby including; Fota House and Gardens, Spike Island, the Titanic Experience, Cobh Heritage Centre, Ballymaloe House & Gardens, The Jameson Distillery or a visit to the markets at Midleton - at Fota Island Resort you’ll have everything you need for the perfect autumn break away.

For details on how Fota Island Resort is following government best practice guidelines surrounding Covid-19 visit

Don’t forget- the Irish government has also introduced a staycation subsidy scheme which may enable those who holiday in Ireland to reclaim a portion of their hotel or restaurant bills. Any taxpayer that spends over €625 on accommodation, food and non-alcoholic drinks while on holiday in Ireland will be able to save up to 20%.

To book the Stay Longer & Save package or for more information on autumnal breaks, click on the link below or contact the Reservations Team:
T – 021 488 3700 or
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Please Mention Golden Ireland at the time of booking/enquiry.

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Fota Island Resort
Trading Months
All Year
Number of Rooms
123 Luxurious Bedrooms.

Also super comfortable and stylish self-catering lodges - The Courtyard, Courseside or Fuchsia Woods at Fota Island Resort. Select from a two, three or four bed lodge.
Nearby Places of Interest
Aside from the wide range of resort activities, the East Cork region and Ireland Ancient East is a hub of family attractions, rich history and some culinary treats too.

Below are just a selection of the great family attractions that can be enjoyed:

- FOTA WILDLIFE PARK- Fota Wildlife Park is one of Europe’s most progressive wildlife parks with over 90 species from five continents, with many of the species free to roam the park.

- SPIKE ISLAND- Discover Ireland’s Captain’s and Convicts, Rebels and Rioters, Sinners and Saints at Spike Island. The Island is located off the coast of Cobh in Cork Harbour and has over 1300 years of Irish history.

- JAMESON WHISKEY DISTILLERY- The Jameson Experience at the Old Distillery is where you can learn how Irish Whiskey is crafted and be in with a chance to become a qualified 'Irish Whiskey Taster'.

- TITANIC EXPERIENCE COBH- The Titanic Experience is located in the heart of Cobh Town. Your personal tour guide will take you on a virtual journey; you will experience life aboard Titanic and learn a little about the conditions on board for third and first class passengers.

- FOTA HOUSE, ARBORETUM & GARDENS- The guided house tour will take you on a journey through the grand décor of the principle rooms and behind the scenes to the exquisite boudoir and charming Victorian nursery.

- FARMER’S MARKET- Every Saturday morning in Midleton town centre holds one of the most popular Farmers Markets in the region. The market sells a range of fresh locally produced homemade cakes, breads, gourmet snacks and wood-fire pizza.

- BALLYMALOE HOUSE AND GARDENS- Ballymaloe Cookery School is one of the world’s most prestigious cookery schools, and the only one to be situated on its own 100 acre organic farm.
Situated on your own Private Island, Fota Island Resort is ideally located near Cork City and easily accessible by car and train.

Loc8 Code: W8Q-76-2QK (for use with GPS digital navigation systems)
GPS co-ordinates: +51° 53' 59.66", -8° 17' 27.56"
24 Hour Front Desk
Air Conditioned Bedrooms
Baggage Hold
Beauty Rooms
Bicycle Hire
Car Parking
Conference and Meetings
Guest Computer
Guide Dogs Welcome
Leisure Centre
Swimming Pool
Wheelchair Accessible