The festive season is fast approaching and at Fota Island Resort we’re busy putting the finishing touches to a variety of Yuletide related events as we look forward to welcoming visitors from home and abroad to the leading 5 star hotel in Ireland. As mentioned in last week’s blog, Fota Imagine will be headlining festivities when it opens its doors on Friday, 28th November, as the Christmas winter wonderland spectacular will cast its magical spell over children (and grown-ups!) everywhere.

Other than this magical winter wonderland extravaganza which brings a fairytale otherworldly dimension to the festive season, grown ups and corporate types can avail of other festive treats at our welcoming hotel near Cork. For groups planning a Christmas party with a difference be it for work colleagues, clubs and society groups or family members it is worth noting that we have a number of exciting Christmas party options available for all manner of groups from small intimate family dinners to large corporate gatherings.

"Christmas at Fota Island Resort"Bringing the same creative attention to detail to Christmas parties that we bring to our popular Christmas wonderland showcase for families, one will find in both a selection of fine dining hotel Cork restaurants allied with our nearby golf clubhouse a number of Christmas party options for all manner of festive occasions. Our set family lunch (€35 per person at our hotel and €24.50 at the clubhouse) and dinner menus (€45 per person, €39.50 at the clubhouse) consisting of 3 course meals at the followed a serving of mini mince pies and tea/coffee, offer a luxury dining experience at great value prices in our selection hotel restaurants.

With Fota, one does not just get a simple Christmas party. Upon arrival one will be greeted by music in the lobby from our resident pianist, in addition to the set lunch/dinner there will be a complimentary mulled wine reception and live music playing in the amber lounge post dinner adds to the festive occasion. And the benefit of hosting a Christmas party at our hotel is the extra evening options it can provide including the ever popular Afternoon Tea. Post dinner the party can move on to the resident bar for evening and late night drinks and being at our hotel there is the option of staying the night in any of our hotel rooms perfect if one wants a party that goes on till late and leaves one free from the hassle of late night taxi’s home. With a Christmas party at Fota island resort one can have a relaxing and extravagant festive party in homely surroundings with the added option of luxury accommodation complimented by a range of invigorating spa treatments at one of the top award-winning spa hotels in Ireland for the post party rejuvenation.

So whether you be looking at organising a large corporate office Christmas party for your work colleagues, or club members, or putting together an intimate family gathering over the festive season then why not consider the many festive themed options you can get at Fota. For as well as the much heralded and deserved hype that our upcoming family friendly Christmas event “Imagine” extravaganza is bringing, adults and groups wanting a different festive occasion can consider holding their Christmas parties at Fota as well.