At Fota Island Resort, we pride ourselves on being one of the premier five-star wedding destinations in Ireland. Nestled amidst the breathtaking landscape of our very own private island in Cork, we offer an unrivalled setting for your special day. Whether you envision a grand celebration or an intimate gathering, Fota Island Resort provides the perfect backdrop to make your wedding dreams come true.

A Customisable and Memorable Wedding Experience
From the moment you first meet with our dedicated wedding team to the departure of your last guest, Fota Island Resort ensures a seamless and memorable wedding experience. Our team is committed to personalising every detail to suit your unique requirements, ensuring that your special day is everything you’ve envisioned and more.

The Smith Barry Suite: A Blend of Elegance and Sophistication
Expertly transformed by renowned designer Hugh Wallace, the Smith Barry Suite at Fota Island Resort epitomises modern elegance and sophisticated luxury. This exquisite space features clean lines, unobstructed views, and a large outdoor terrace, seamlessly blending indoor opulence with the natural beauty of the island. The suite’s generous floor space and bright ambiance create a perfect setting for both grand celebrations and intimate gatherings.

Guests will journey from the elegant pre-function area with its stunning marble bar, through the chic new ballroom, and out onto the beautifully landscaped terrace and lawns. The seamless transition between these spaces is enhanced by the abundant natural light and contemporary décor, ensuring a captivating experience for all.

A Picturesque Setting for Your Special Day
Fota Island Resort offers more than just a venue; it provides a truly magical setting for your wedding day. Imagine walking down avenues lined with magnificent oaks and sycamores, with the island’s stunning backdrop offering endless opportunities for capturing your first moments together as newlyweds.

During the summer months, the ornate Smith-Barry Suite opens out onto a terrace, providing an idyllic space for an al fresco pre-wedding drinks reception. Guests can mingle and enjoy panoramic views of the island while celebrating your union. For smaller gatherings, the ballroom can be elegantly divided, retaining access to the landscaped outdoor terrace, ensuring an intimate yet grand experience.

Celebrate in Style at Fota Island Resort
At Fota Island Resort, we understand the importance of every detail in creating an unforgettable wedding day. Our combination of exceptional service, luxurious settings, and stunning natural surroundings ensures that your wedding will be a truly memorable occasion.

Whether you’re planning a traditional ceremony or an informal blessing, Fota Island Resort is the perfect choice for a five-star wedding venue in Cork. Let us help you create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

For more information and to start planning your dream wedding, contact our dedicated wedding team today. Fota Island Resort – where elegance meets nature, and your wedding dreams become reality.


Photo: Ted Murphy Photography