Family-friendly Fota Island ranked in Ireland’s Top 3

January 23, 2018

Making your family hotel stay that little bit extra special Fota Island Resort has been ranked number 3 in the Top Irish family-friendly hotels in the second annual Irish Independent 2018 Reader Travel Awards. The award winners have been chosen by the general public with thousands of entries followed by hours of…

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Boots Maternity & Infant Awards 2017

August 11, 2017

Fota Island Resort are delighted to have been nominated for the Boots Maternity & Infant Awards 2017 in two categories: Best Santa Experience Best Family Hotel The awards are seen as the most prestigious awards that are voted, tested and approved by parents, for parents. Best Santa Experience Visitors to…

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Our Favourite Heritage Hotspots along Ireland’s Ancient East

April 20, 2017

Wander Through Time… Ireland’s Ancient East is the new buzzword on every explorer’s lips. After the roaring success of Fáilte Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, it was only fitting to create an epic road trip along our country’s competing coastline to up the ante. Starting in the most southerly county, fly…

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A cracking family Easter break in Ireland

April 1, 2017

Easter camp at Fota Island Resort for a fun-filled family Easter, Cork With the Easter break almost upon us, there’s lots for the family to enjoy at Fota Island. Camp Fota at Easter has never been so much fun and runs from Saturday, 8th April to Saturday, 22nd April, and…

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The Ninja Mum’s Guide to Planning an Epic Family Mid-Term Break

January 27, 2017

It only feels like yesterday we bid farewell to the Christmas holidays, and now mid-term is just around the corner! If you’re planning a short hotel break for the family and kids, here’s your checklist for ensuring everything runs smoothly. Choose Your Hotel Wisely Location is everything when it comes to…

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5 Tips for planning the perfect family Christmas break

December 7, 2016

Planning a family break over the Christmas period can be chaotic. After all, it is the busiest time of the year! If you want to avoid turning into a real-life version of the movie Home Alone, these tips will help you to organise the whole troop smoothly. Be Realistic Before…

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Preparing for almost 60,000 visitors to Fota Discover

December 3, 2016

With the gates to Fota Discover well and truly open for another winter wonderland of festive fun, it is anticipated that as many as 60,000 people will Fota’s Christmas attraction each year. Marjorie Brennan of the Irish Examiner met with Marketing Director, Seamus Leahy, to see the extensive preparations that are required for Santa’s…

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Ireland’s premier Jazz event returns to Cork this October

October 26, 2016

Cork will play host to as many as 40,000 music revellers who will converge on the city for the 2016 Guinness Cork Jazz Festival. Always a highly anticipated event  in the Irish festival calendar, the Jazz Festival kicks off on Friday, 28th October and continue throughout the bank holiday weekend. Over 60 venues…

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5 ways to survive the midterm family break with the kids

October 18, 2016

Midterm break is just around the corner and that means one thing – seven full days that need to be filled with fun tasks and activities. If you are already stressing about how to keep your kids entertained while they are off school this Halloween, a little bit of organising…

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Easter Family Breaks at Fota Island

February 25, 2016

Easter is always a great time of the year for the whole family at Fota Island Resort with a great range of activities for visitors of all ages to enjoy. The ever popular Camp Fota will take place once again with a fun filled schedule of seasonal activities for children….

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Not long until Fota Wish opens its gates

November 24, 2015

The countdown to the eagerly anticipated Christmas event of Fota Wish is well and truly under way with Apple Snowball and Marshmallow Evergreen all set to open the gates to the wondrous festive experience this Friday, 27th November. Apple Snowball and all of the elves are working extremely hard at the…

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Halloween Fun for All the Family at Fota

October 23, 2015

There’s something frightfully good for the whole family to enjoy at Fota Island Resort this Halloween between Monday, 26th October, and Friday, 30th October.

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