Fota Island Resort has been a three-time host to the Irish Open with all three golf courses (Deerpark, Belvelly and Barryscourt) maintained to the 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.
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. Fota Adventure is an activity centre based on-site. Nestled in the woods, just a short walk from the main hotel, Fota Adventure offers a range of activities that focus on team building and team bonding. Our instructors are former members of the Irish Army, who have been working in the adventure centre industry for over a decade each. We offer a range of activities that you and your colleagues can participate in.
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.
At Fota Island Resort, a whiskey tasting session can be provided for you in one of our private suites. The experience comprises: fully tutored tasting of 3 international whiskeys; an Irish whiskey vs. Bourbon whiskey vs. a Scotch whisky; the story of Irish whiskey in a nutshell – fame, downfall, Renaissance! A model distillery and props are included in the tastings to explain the whiskey making process. Enjoy a professionally printed ‘Qualified Whiskey Taster’ certificate for all participants. Tasting glasses and all bar equipment provided.
Gaelic Games are virtually unknown on the international stage. The games are indigenous activities with a history dating back thousands of years, yet with a huge relevance and impact in modern Irish society. Our games are a direct link to our ancient pre-Christian past, the myths and legends of Gaelic culture which have been passed from generation to generation, since humans arrived on the island over 7,000 years ago.
Meet and greet our multi-talented, diverse group of coaches who are extremely passionate about our games. They will introduce you to the culture and history of the games. This will include an introduction into the three games of Gaelic Football, Hurling, and Gaelic Handball. Learn about the uniqueness of our games, how the games evolved and how the games are played. This introduction is informal and features game video footage.
Participate- The guests will be introduced to their trainers and will participate in our games. You will learn the basic skills of Gaelic Football, Hurling, and Handball, with specifically designed challenges for newcomers and fast learners alike. Buckle up, this is where you will warrior up and try the oldest and fastest field sport in the world!
For a full list of onsite amenities available at Fota Island Resort, please contact our dedicated events team
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