OCTOBER SPA OF THE MONTH | FOTA ISLAND RESORT, CORK, IRELAND

Every month we will be highlighting one of our brilliant spa partners with you, the perfect way to discover VOYA treatments and products from all around the world. Our Spa of The Month for October is the impressive Fota Island Resort in Cork, Ireland.

Fota Island Resort Five Star Hotel and Spa offers guests 123 contemporary style en-suite rooms and 8 penthouse suites with sumptuous interiors that are stocked with VOYA amenities. This luxury hotel boasts superb views of the surrounding woodlands with walking trails, tennis courts & famous championship golf courses in addition to the leisure facilities and world-class spa.

“The concept behind Fota Island Spa is one of well-being, offering a unique combination that caters to both the restoration of personal energy and vitality or holistic relaxation and pampering. Fota lies deep within the outstanding natural settings of the East Cork countryside. Breathe 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.”

VOYA provides a range of therapeutic and holistic treatments carried out in one of the 18 Spa treatment rooms. Each treatment feels replenishing, grounding, and calming. The Spa features a Hydrotherapy Suite, complete with a sprawling, temperate reflexology pool. The Thermal Suite is an absolute must-go-to for deeper relaxation. The Suite is fully equipped with the Hammamm’s sauna, tepidarium, and quiet room, complete with heated mosaic loungers for a soothing and warming pre-treatment welcome. The charming Relaxation Area is the ideal place to spend time post-treatment while overlooking the superb views of the surrounding woodlands.

There is a fantastic range of different treatments to choose from, we recommend the classic Voyager Massage Journey, a top to toe scalp, face, and body massage, or the Organic Seaweed Leaf Wrap with Bladderwrack and Laminaria seaweed leaves that will detoxify and soften the skin.

For a private room service luxury experience, Fota Island Resort has launched the VOYA Bath Butler Service. Enjoy being treated to something extra special in the comfort of your own room with a choice of Lazy Days Seaweed Bath or Organic Warm Spiced Mud Bath.

For golf enthusiasts, Fota Island Resort is a player’s paradise with a tremendous golf course comprising 27 holes across the Deerpark, Belvelly & Barryscourt courses. 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. The three championship courses are traditional parkland that is highly regarded by serious golfing connoisseurs. Fortunately, it is also ideal for beginners with four separate teeing areas makes the course eminently playable for all levels.

The Clubhouse is the perfect setting for light snacks before you venture out onto the course or return for excellent après golf cuisine. The exterior is a creative conversion of old stone farm buildings which retains the original stonework and country feel that merges effortlessly into the surrounding landscape. Inside, you will find mouthwatering dishes as well as VOYA products.