Who Should Plan the Big Day?

May 12, 2011

The programme ‘Don’t Tell the Bride’ has only recently started on Irish television; however it is quickly becoming one of the nation’s most-loved shows. Yet I question whether or not I could ever have enough faith in letting the groom plan my wedding. Perhaps I am a little biased however….

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The Royal Wedding – Kate’s Dress

April 27, 2011

The Royal Wedding, the wedding event of the decade is fast approaching and I am sure there are many questions on everybody’s lips. ‘How will Kate cope with the pressures of royalty?’ ‘Will the marriage break down like so many other royal couples?’ and ‘Will the big day go off…

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Mum’s the word….

March 30, 2011

Mother’s Day is a special occasion and the ideal opportunity for you to show your mum how much you care and appreciate her. What better way to show your thanks than treating her to the luxury she deserves, a Mothers Day Pamper Package at Fota Island Resort Hotel in Cork….

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Simply Pastry Wowed….

March 22, 2011

Fota Island Resort is very excited to introduce ‘Simply Pastry Wowed’, a series of scrumptious cookery demonstrations by Executive Pastry Chef Rachid Zaouia, that is sure to bring out the hidden chef in you & leave your taste buds tingling for more. Taking time out of the busy kitchen in our Fota…

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Spinning Classes that will really put you through your paces!

January 25, 2011

Fota Island Resort’s Spinning Academy, situated at the end of a new purpose-built road and with twenty new spinning bikes, will really put you through your paces. Run daily at 7 a.m., 10 a.m., 6 p.m. & 7 p.m. from Monday to Saturday, the spinning classes cost just €8 for…

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Ashtanga Yoga – Classes start Monday 24th January

January 20, 2011

New to Fota Island Resort is Ashtanga yoga, an ancient yoga practice as relevant today as it has ever been, which involves synchronising the breath with a progressive series of postures. This process produces intense internal heat and a profuse, purifying sweat that detoxifies muscles and organs. The result is…

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It’s the time of the year to get in gear!

January 12, 2011

The New Year calls with its resolutions and good intentions, and so the Fota Island Resort Cork Hotel steps up to the mark with classes for all ages and body types, and for all the fitness levels…including none! From the full-on focus of morning or evening fitness bootcamp to the…

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Recipe for Crispy Duck Watercress Salad

December 1, 2010

While walking through the hotel this week I popped into the kitchens of our Cork restaurants in search of a new recipe to impress my family and friends with.  Head chef Craig gave me this great recipe for Crispy Duck Watercress Salad…I must say it sounds delicious! Enjoy and please do let me know how everyone got…

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Getting Married?? The Fota Island Resort Wedding Forum takes place this Thursday 9th December. Brides-to-be take note!

November 29, 2010

The Fota Island Resort Wedding Forum plays host to Ireland’s best and brightest for your wedding, bringing together Ireland’s most sought after Wedding experts for one exclusive evening at our Wedding Venue in Cork to answer all your questions and queries. With beauty experts, boutique owners, bridal fashions, chef’s expertise,…

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Introducing Lycon Hot Wax

November 24, 2010

Fota Island Spa Hotel Cork now offers advanced waxing using a new and amazing Hot Wax System for all bikini, facial and underarm treatments. The new Lycon Rosette Hot Wax and Lycojet Lavender Hot Wax aims to bring you total customer satisfaction by leaving you with that smooth flawless finish…

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Golf Myths Exposed!

November 10, 2010

  Have you ever been deceived by a Golf Myth? It may seem harmless but it could seriously impact on your game. I visited the Pro-Shop this week to get the truth behind some common golf myths that are out there. #1 Keep your head down It’s a widespread belief when playing  golf that you must…

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‘Winter Rules’

November 1, 2010

It’s that time of year again when the wind and the rain take over life as we know it and harsh weather conditions impact the golf course.  Many will notice the sign ‘Winter Rules in effect’ displayed in the Pro Store,  for those of you who are not quite sure what…

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