June Spa of The Month | Fota Island, Co. Cork, Ireland

As one of the very few resort hotels in Ireland, Fota Island Resort is situated on its own private island amidst the tranquillity of Cork Harbour. Whether it’s a summer staycation or an opulent occasion, Fota Island provides a true escape.

Voya spa of the month, Fota island resort and spa


Nestled in nature but just 15 minutes’ drive from the hustle and bustle of Cork City, Fota Island Resort epitomises the luxury and service expected from a 5-star hotel.

Offering 131 elegant rooms to unwind in, many rooms feature private balconies and interconnecting doors for the ultimate convenience, while the 8 contemporary private penthouse suites offer sumptuous interiors. The luxury hotel boasts superb views of the surrounding woodlands and golf courses.

voya treatments at Fota Island Resort and Spa


Surrounded by breathtaking views of lush woodlands, the serene atmosphere at Fota Island Spa offers a unique wellness experience that caters to both personal rejuvenation and holistic relaxation. The spa lies deep within one of the most dramatic and outstanding natural settings on the Irish coast. Breathe in the pure air, let your eyes linger over the stunning views of the Resort's mature woodlands, and surrender yourself to the luxurious natural serenity of Fota Island Spa…  This is the magic that awaits you in one of Europe's finest spas.

Fota Island spa garden

Indulge in the ultimate luxury of VOYA spa treatments to rejuvenate your body and mind, with 18 treatment rooms and state-of-the-art facilities that provide a deeply calming and restorative experience. At VOYA we would recommend the Organic Seaweed Leaf Wrap, which is unlike any other seaweed treatment. Organic seaweed leaves exfoliate and wrap your body to detoxify and firm the skin.

What’s more, when booking spa treatments, guests enjoy complimentary access to the hydrotherapy pool and thermal suite prior to their treatments and are invited to unwind in the beautiful spa garden. Here you can experience the magic of Fota Island and embark on a journey of relaxation and reconnection with nature.

Fota island spa and resort pool

The world-class destination spa features a large indoor heated swimming pool, a relaxation area, and a Hydrotherapy Suite with a 'walking river' of water currents and reflexology to invigorate the senses. The Thermal Suite includes a Hammam and heated mosaic loungers, perfect for ultimate relaxation. Guests also have access to a fully equipped fitness area with dedicated gym equipment and free weights, helping you on your journey to maintain a balanced lifestyle.


Fota Island Spa are committed to protecting the environment and to enhance their sustainability efforts, they have removed all single-use cups from the spa, encouraging guests to bring their own reusable bottles. This too is in line with VOYA’s own sustainability standards, whereby through a partnership with Plastic Bank, we prevent three plastic bottles from entering the ocean for every VOYA product sold.

The spa also use low energy light bulbs and recycle all paper, operate an environmentally conscious laundry facility in-house and have cut down on transportation emissions. The spa are committed to reducing their environmental impact and are continually improving their environmental performance.

The spa garden at Fota Island Resort and Spa


If you’re wondering what else East Cork has to offer while indulging in a luxurious stay at Fota Island Resort, why not immerse yourself in the rich culture of historic port town of Cobh, home to the Titanic Experience and stunning St. Colman's Cathedral?

Two of Ireland's premier tourist attractions, Fota Wildlife Park and Fota House & Gardens are also located on Fota Island, within easy walking distance of the hotel and resort. Nature enthusiasts can explore the breathtaking landscapes of Fota Wildlife Park or embark on scenic walks along the coastal paths of Ballycotton Cliff Walk.

For golf lovers, Fota Island Resort is a player’s paradise with a tremendous golf course surrounded by tall oak trees and bathed in peace and quiet. Fota Island Resort provides the perfect backdrop for the perfect game. Three-time host to the Irish Open, the three courses at Fota Island Resort are meticulously maintained to the highest standards. 


For more information on Fota Island Resort, please visit their website here. You can also read their spa menu, and of course the full VOYA treatment offering here.

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