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15th May 2021

8 Irish spa destinations we cannot wait to visit

Did someone say spa day?

According to the latest roadmap, Irish hotels are set to open their doors on June 2.

After the year we’ve had, a relaxing weekend away feels necessary, so we’ve put together a list of spa destinations we cannot wait to visit when they reopen this summer.

1. Culloden Estate and Spa

This five-star luxury hotel in Belfast recently joined the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, and we can see why. The resort’s spa underwent a makeover in 2020, and now offers new heat experiences, as well as a private medi-spa, garden views and a Sequoia Treatment Room.

2. Eccles Hotel & Spa 

Situated in the dreamy Glengarriff Bay in Co. Cork, this spa has three treatment rooms, one deluxe double treatment room and a wide selection of treatment offerings. With sea views, this destination is perfect for a relaxing getaway.

3. The Montenotte Hotel

The Bellevue Spa at the Montenotte Hotel is located in a stunning Georgian period home in Co. Cork. The hotel’s luxury spa break includes an overnight stay, a 50-minute spa treatment and a three-course meal at the Panorama Bistro, as well as breakfast the next morning. Ideal.

4. The Marker Hotel

The Marker Hotel lies in the heart of Dublin city, and boasts a 23-metre infinity pool, a eucalyptus infused steam room and a large Jacuzzi. On top of that, the spa offers award-winning massage treatments and advanced skincare regimes.

5. Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa

Ballygarry House in Tralee is surrounded by the stunning Kerry Mountains, making it an ideal escape from the hustle and bustle. The hotel’s Nádúr Spa offers a number of treatments, including hydrotherapy.

6. Loughrea Hotel and Spa

If you’re Galway-bound, then look no further than Loughrea Hotel and Spa on the Athenry Road. The hotel’s Shore Island Spa boasts Hot Stone Therapy, rejuvenating scrubs as well as full body massages.

7. Redcastle Hotel Donegal

For a sumptuous spa experience, head to Donegal’s Redcastle Hotel. Offerings include facials, massages and holistic water rituals.

8. Kilronan Castle Roscommon

If a spa break in an actual castle appeals to you, then Kilronan Castle Roscommon should be on your list. This stunning hotel offers a luxury spa experience in a fairy-tale like location. Absolute goals.