Here at Fota Island Resort, 5 star luxury hotel in Ireland, which is nestled at the heart of a peaceful island and exclusive 780 acre private estate, surrounded by gorgeous scenery of County Cork we have a first class training facilities.

Only 15 minutes from Cork City Centre and 20 minutes from Cork International Airport, this hotel near Cobh is a tranquil retreat and is an elegant and relaxed place where life seems to run at an altogether more leisurely pace providing you and your team with the ideal conditions for training and preparation.

The Fota Island Training Facility, which is situated within the grounds of the resort, is dedicated to providing professional sporting teams with an exceptional resource for their specific training and strategic needs.

Comprising of two full-size football and rugby pitches with one GAA pitch, as well as the following:

  • Area 155m x 130m situated within the private grounds of the resort
  • Two full sized football pitches (110m x 70m)
  • Two full sized rugby pitches (100m x 70m)
  • One full sized hurling/football pitch (145m x 88m – equal to Croke Park)
  • Top layer sand pitches seeded with a mix of rye grass/smooth stalk meadow grass
  • Fully automated underground irrigation system
  • Portable aluminium goalposts
  • Two sets of 5-a-side soccer goals
  • 12 speed ladders, 100 training cones and football poles
  • Fully equipped free weights and cardio gym situated in Fota Island Spa Cork

The facility is maintained to the highest possible international stadium standards and our top class facility will meet the requirements of any professional team in order to ensure excellence in all aspects of their training and preparation and most recently we were pleased to welcome to our resort the Waterford Hurlers, the Wexford Footballers and the Fermanagh Footballers, and we look forward to welcoming Kildare Footballers to our resort soon.