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Fota Island Spa

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Address: | Fota Island Resort, Cork, Ireland
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+353 21 488 3700

Fota Island Spa at Fota Island Resort offers a great range of treatments...

Fota Island Spa at Fota Island Resort offers a great range of treatments and facilities. The facilities include a swimming pool, hydrotherapy pool and steam rooms. Treatments offered include beauty treatments, massages and facials.

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Spa Day

I visited the spa for a full day experience last Sunday. Very impressed with the building and the facilities: lovely relaxation area with heated beds, very good hammam with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
Cork, Ireland
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67 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly the staff here are very good, helpful and cheery. The spa area itself is large but dated. There is a good sized pool with small sauna off and a hydrotherapy suite which was tired looking with some of the equipment not working. There is a small but well equipped gym and also a thermal suite which was very small.... More 

Thank wexfordtraveller
Cork, Ireland
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89 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I visited the spa for a full day experience last Sunday. Very impressed with the building and the facilities: lovely relaxation area with heated beds, very good hammam with twinkling lights, salt therapy room, hydrotherapy area with different options, sauna, big swimming pool. Reception could be a little more efficient: I was booked for a full day of treatments and... More 

Thank Teliviel
Cork, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

I booked the Afternoon Indulgence as a treat for myself (23rd Nov) and the whole experience from Spa to Amber Lounge was just perfect! The staff were great, particularly Anna who gave me my wonderful back and shoulder massage and the manageress in the Amber Lounge who was so friendly and attentive. The spa facilities are really good, there are... More 

Thank 747Dee747
Cork, Cork, Ireland
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240 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Visited with friends for a girlie afternoon. Not the most efficient reception. It was our first visit but instead of a tour of the facilities we were simply told "first door on the left". Changing area is quite small but luckily it was not too busy. Pool & jacuzzi area was lovely but very few loungers available for relaxing. Really... More 

Thank Jacqueline R
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the spa on Saturday morning, there was 7 of us in total. All staff are lovely and we were all brought in for treatments at the same time so was great to all be out to enjoy the spa facilities together. Beautiful place and very welcoming and helpful staff.

Thank aclarke4761
Waterford, Ireland
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47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The thermal suite is a little disjointed. It was full when we arrived and there were no beds available at the thermal pool either.

Thank TJFarinha
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed with treatments I received in the beauty rooms. Definitely not worth the money and I am surprised this hotel is still 5 star. Plenty more gorgeous spas in Cork,Wont be returning.

Thank Sharon L
Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Really disappointing from start to finish. We went to the Fota Spa for a girls day which we try to do every month and have been to a few spas around cork and county. We arrived to a beautiful looking hotel (I had never been down there before despite living ten minutes away) The spa reception was very well laid... More 

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42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Went just for treatments with a friend. The treatment rooms are lovely and the relaxation room afterwards was fantastic. My only negative is that the hotel do a lot of childrens swimming classes so the changing rooms were very busy at the time we were there.

1 Thank niamh008
Cork, Ireland
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389 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Enjoyed a wonderful harmony massage here recently. The therapist was very good, super friendly & pleasant. Lovely surroundings for relaxing before & after treatment.

Thank LexiR

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