What better way to relax on vacation than with a Destination Spa vacation in Ireland. Hiking the rolling green hills, getting pampered with spa treatments and eating superb cuisine are a few of the reasons to spend a destination spa vacation. You can get all that and more from a vacation at one of four top destination spas in Ireland. One of these extraordinary spa resorts
is adult only, perfect for that honeymoon or couples getaway weekend.
Monart, County Wexford
The Monart Spa resort in County Wexford occupies a 1740 historical house and grounds that provide relaxation and pampering that is magical. There are acres of woodland country for hiking, a nearby sandy beach, and numerous golf courses. Spa activities also include sailing, windsurfing, diving, equestrian centers, and chauffeur driven sightseeing tours. Spa treatments include detoxification, physical therapy and rewind program packages. The historical house has two suites and 68 deluxe bedrooms. Dining at the spa is high quality. Courses are created to cater and provide healthful cuisine to guests. The spa also has an extensive wine cellar for guests who like to indulge in the fine dining experience.
Monart Destination Spa
Monart, The Still,
Phone: (053) 9120999
Web site: www.monart.ie
The Temple Country Retreat and Spa, near Dublin
Temple Country Retreat and Spa is an adult-only destination spa. The spa offers 80 individual treatments designed to pamper and relax. Activities at the spa include cycling and running in surrounding 100 acres of countryside, pool, sauna and steam rooms, gym and personal trainer, yoga and chi kung. Spa treatments include holistic, green energy and organic, Yon-Ka Aromatics, massages and flotation relaxation. Dining is tailored to ensure and promote healthy eating. The Temple Spa has 23 bedrooms and two suites.
Temple Country Retreat and Spa,
Phone: +353 (0)57 933 5118
Web site: www.templespa.ie
The Sanctuary Spa at Mount Wolseley, County Carlow
The Sanctuary is a blend of Asian and European rituals that provides treatments design to relax, invigorate and rejuvenate the whole being. The spa located in Carlow and has 14 treatment rooms, thermal spa, hydrotherapy, and Rasul Chamber. Also, on the grounds is a golf course and Leisure center. The Leisure center includes an indoor pool, gym, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. The guest rooms are deluxe rooms, executive rooms and suites that are designed and decorated for comfort and relaxation. The Spa grounds include a fine dining restaurant that serves fresh local produce and meats. The Spa also has an extensive wine list to complement dinner.
The Sanctuary Spa at Mount Wolseley,
Mount Wolseley Country Resort,
Phone: +353 (0)59 9151674
Web site: http://www.mountwolseley.ie/spa.html
Yon Ka Spa at Blarney Golf Resort, County Cork
The Yon Ka Spa is located in the Hotel at Blarney Golf Resort nested amongst 170 acres of woodland. The hotel has 64 bedrooms and 56 golf lodges to provide comfort and relaxation while having fun with various activities the resort has to offer. The spa offers traditional therapies and treatments. The Health club facilities provide a steam and sauna room, massages, hot stone therapies and body wraps. There is also a swimming pool, Jacuzzi and gym. The Blarney hotel provides a fine dining restaurant that specializes in Irish cuisine and fine wines.
Blarney Golf Resort,
Phone: +353 (0)21 438 4477
Web site: www.blarneygolfresort.com
Kimberley Riccio has been writing professionally since 1978. She writes travel articles for various e-magazines and other online publications. Riccio holds a Bachelor of Science in business management from Wilmington University, culinary certification from Le Cordon Blu and a Master of Science in cultural sociology from the Defense Graduate Institute.