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Activities at Fota Island Resort 


Fota Island Golf Course

For golf enthusiasts, Fota Island Resort is a player’s paradise. Originally designed in 1993 by Irish Ryder Cup star Christy O’Connor Jr. and twice English Amateur Champion Peter McEvoy, before being redesigned in 2000 by golf architect Jeff Howes, it comes as no surprise that Fota Island Resort has been a three-time host to the Irish Open with 27 holes across three courses (Deerpark, Belvelly, and Barryscourt) maintained to the very highest standard all year around. Just a few minutes walk from the popular clubhouse you will find one of Ireland’s most sophisticated and modern golf facilities, Fota Island Golf Academy. Focused on ensuring golfers of all ages and abilities have the support they need, step inside and you’ll find a dedicated personal trainer and fully equipped strength and conditioning gym, daily tuition enhanced by Trackman high-tech video systems and superior coaching from talented PGA professionals. Coaching is also available on the course and in the newly renovated outdoor practice bays.



Walking Trails & Fairy Trail

A place where true luxury meets splendid tranquility and where the simple beauty of nature sits captivatingly close-at-hand. Explore the beautiful woodlands of Fota Island Resort and discover the many activities available from Fota Island Adventure to Fota Island Tennis. Embrace the rustic woodlands and observe the many varieties of flora & fauna on the island. Enjoy a 2 km or 5 km walking trail taking the majestic scenery of Fota Island Resort. See if you can spot a fairy along the Resort's magical fairy trail.


Afternoon Tea

Executive Pastry Chef, Neil Ferguson, has created an artful afternoon tea. Served in the elegant surrounds of the Amber Lounge, tantalise your taste-buds and enjoy a scrumptious selection of sweet & savoury delights. Order a pot of exclusive Fota Island Resort Blend Tea, available with our Traditional Afternoon Tea. There really is no better place to savour this delicious slice of life



Fota Island Adventure

For those who prefer a slightly faster pace to proceedings, Fota Island Adventure is ready and waiting to put you and your body to the test. Hidden in the woods along the shoreline, Fota Island Adventure is the perfect setting for a day packed full of activities and particularly suited to corporate team building groups, birthday celebrations and school tours. Whether it’s a family trip, a solo visit, a corporate retreat or a group excursion, there is something for everyone. Choose your favourite activity from the long list of exciting options such as archery, combat archery, find the sniper, bushcraft, orienteering, obstacle courses, inflatables and field games – your adrenaline rush awaits.



Fota Island Spa

This world-class spa features a large indoor heated swimming pool, relaxation area and Hydrotherapy Suite with a ‘walking river’ of water currents and reflexology to revitalise, while the Thermal Suite contains a tepidarium and hammam. Step inside one of the 18 treatment rooms, which include a luxurious couple’s suite, and indulge in an array of face, body and holistic treatments devised by some of the world’s leading spa brands including [Comfort Zone] and Les Luneïdes.



Munster Tennis Hub

For any couples, families or groups of friends that enjoy a game of tennis, The Munster Tennis Hub is proud to have their home at Fota Island Resort, located in the midst of the peaceful woodland setting and comprising of two all weather floodlit AstroTurf courts. Whether you enjoy playing for fun or are a competitive enthusiast, The Munster Tennis Hub at Fota Island Resort provides you with the ultimate platform to improve your game, boost your fitness levels and meet others who share your passion for the sport. The courts can be rented for 1hour 15 minutes free of charge for Tennis Members & Resort guests, rackets & balls are available on-site from our Front Office team. The Munster Tennis Hub is delighted to annouce the opening of the ACE Tennis Camps, for more information regarding the ACE Tennis Camps, please see details below. 




Camp Fota - Kids Camp in Cork


Please note, that as we continue to strictly adhere to the latest HSE guidelines, Camp Fota & The ACE Tennis Camp are currently unavailable. However rest assured that you will still continue to receive the same 5-star service you have come to expect.