The New Year may still be in its infancy but for many thoughts are slowly turning towards Easter and planning and making the most of the mid-term break. Fota Island Resort has a extensive variety of activities for visitors of all ages to enjoy while on family breaks in Ireland. Families seeking a destination that combines tranquillity and serenity for adults to recharge the batteries with the vibrancy of an extensive range of activities and events for children to enjoy, should look not further than this luxury hotel near Cork.

The experienced staff at Fota Island Resort have created a range of  activities that are suitable for children of all ages starting from those under 4 years of age right up to teenagers. Activities include Camp Fota, Fota Teen activities and seasonal family activities such as our Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Summer Family BBQ’s – all designed to create magical, lasting memories for you and your family to enjoy while on short hotel breaks in Cork. These activities are not only run during the Easter mid-term break but also during the Summer school holiday and Halloween breaks. A detailed overview of the resort activities include:

4 years & younger

Our 5 star hotel in Cork has a dedicated playroom filled with high quality pre-school toys, ideal for children to immerse themselves in to allow parents to explore what else the resort has to offer. As one of the foremost spa hotels in Ireland with state of the swimming pool, adults can enjoy some swim-time with their little ones during the specially dedicated children’s swim times – 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. (daily).

Camp Fota (4 – 12 years)

The team in Camp Fota are renowned for their extensive experience and passion for providing a safe, active and fun-filled environment for your children between the ages of 4 and 12 to enjoy. Camp Fota has a fantastic range of engaging activities dotted around the resort, with the base located at the Camp lodge – Aviary 17, located among the Courtyard holiday rentals.

Activities schedules for Camp Fota will be updated throughout the year – please check this site for further details.  The full schedule of activities will also be available at check-in.

  • Our February mid-term camp will run from Monday 16th February until Saturday 21st February.
  • Our Easter camp will run from Saturday 28th March until Saturday 11th April (not including Sundays)

Fota Teen Activities (11 years +)

Fota Teen Activities are also available to guests and take place at set times during the Easter and Summer school holidays.  Details of the activities schedule for Fota Teens will be updated throughout the year via this site.

Other Family and Children’s activities at the resort:

  • Fota Island Tennis Club: Coaching and camps
  • Children’s mid-term swim times: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. (daily)
  • Children’s playground is located behind the recreation centre on the resort.

Family Dining at Fota:

Children’s menus are available at all resort restaurants in Cork. “Kids Buffet” available at the Fota Restaurant each evening during Easter and Summer school holiday periods, from 5.30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

To book an Easter family hotel break at Fota Island Resort then please contact our experienced reservations team on 021 488 3700 or at reservations@fotaisland.ie.