With a noticeable stretch in the evenings and the months of spring just around the corner, for many it’s time to plan short breaks or, perhaps, weekend breaks to recharge the batteries or simply get away from it all after the dark winter months. The sprinkling of yellow and white as the daffodils and daisy peek their head up above the lush green pastures of the Irish countryside marks the coming of spring and there’s no better way to embrace the changing seasons then to enjoy a rejuvenating spa break in Ireland.

As one of the country’s leading spa hotels in Ireland, Fota Island Spa offers range of sensuous and indulgent spa treatments which are sure to appeal to visitors of all ages and requirements. The experienced and award-winning staff at our 5 star hotel in Cork have put together a range of specially designed treatments called the Spring Sanctuaries. These exclusive range of four treatments are the perfect way to welcome in the season of spring and are available for a limited time only between the 1st February and 30th April. Choose from the Citrus Blast, Back to Nature, Mega Mama and Manspace depending on your specific requirements and budget.

Citrus Blast

The 60 minute Citrus Blast (€80) is a real treat for the body utilising the citrus sweet sensation salt body scrub to help exfoliate dead skin cells, resulting in smoother skin while improving blood circulation to leaving the skin cleansed, polished and refreshed. This treatment includes time in Thermal & Hydrotherapy Suites, Citrus Salt scrub, Mio Body Oil application, a luxury scalp massage using a Coconut Cream Mask followed by light refreshments and time in the Relaxation Suite.

Back to Nature

For those seeking younger and luminous looking skin, then the Back to Nature spa treatment (€120). This 80 minute spa treatment combines extensive organic ingredients including Jojoba Oils, Shea Butter and Orange Distilled Water to revive and moisturise both the face and body, while protecting against the impact of the surrounding environment. This unique spa treatment includes a session in the Thermal & Hydrotherapy Suites, application of Sacred Nature Organic Facial, Full Body Polish & Massage followed by light refreshments and time in the Relaxation Suite.

Mega Mama

For mothers-to-be there is the specially designed Mega Mama (€130) spa treatment which combines a carefully chosen blend of organic Coconut, Chia Seed and Sweet Almond Oils to strengthen and fortify the skin. Fortiifed with the powerful anti-oxidants of Vitamin C and E, the skin is sure to keep its bouncy feel and radiate in motherhood. This 90 minute treatment will make moms-to-be feel even more gorgeous with use of the beautiful Gravida fragrance, a natural blend of 10 pregnancy-safe essential oils. This treatment includes a free Loader Back Massage, a Gorgeous Glow Pregnancy Facial followed by light refreshments & time in the Relaxation Suite. €5 to use towards any products from our Mama Mio pregnancy range (while stocks last).


Specially developed for men, the 90 minute Manspace (€115) spa treatment utilises the combined power of innovative anti-oxidant and exfoliating ingredients to aid in the prevention of the signs of ageing. As an added bonus the pleasant aroma emitted engenders a sense of well-being. This treatment includes some relaxing time in the Thermal & Hydrotherapy Suites, the Harmony Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage followed by the [Comfort Zone] Hydra Performance Facial and light refreshments & time in the Relaxation Suite.

This Spring Sanctuaries range of spa hotel offers in Cork are available Sunday to Friday inclusive between the 1st February to 30th April 2015 (subject to availability only). For further information or to make a booking please contact Fota Island Spa on +353 (0)21 4673131 or at spa@fotaisland.ie.