Love is in the air as Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! If you’re looking to make this day extra special for you and your loved one, let us, at Fota Island Resort, be your guide. Our Les Clefs d’Or Concierge has curated a list of romantic recommendations to help you create unforgettable memories this Valentine’s Day.

A Visit to Cobh Heritage Centre
Immerse yourselves in the rich history and romantic charm of Cobh at the Cobh Heritage Centre. Take a stroll hand in hand through this picturesque seaside town, known for its stunning views and captivating stories. Explore exhibits that recount the tales of emigration, maritime history and love at the Titanic’s final port of call. Let the echoes of the past add a touch of nostalgia to your Valentine’s Day adventure.

Ring the Bells at Shandon
Experience a truly unique and romantic moment at St. Anne’s Church in Cork by ringing the iconic bells of Shandon. Climb the tower together and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the city. Then, share a special moment as you ring the bells together, symbolizing your love. A landmark in Cork City, the harmonious sound echoing through the city will be a beautiful memory to cherish forever.

Stroll Through Cork’s English Market
For a romantic culinary experience, wander hand in hand through the bustling aisles of Cork’s English Market. Discover an array of tasty cheeses, freshly baked bread, and local delicacies. Select the finest ingredients together and create a delectable Valentine’s Day feast in one of our lodges back at Fota Island Resort. Enjoy a private dinner for two, indulging in the flavours of Cork’s vibrant food scene.

Climb to Kiss the Blarney Stone
Embark on a romantic journey to Blarney Castle and share a kiss atop the famous Blarney Stone. Legend has it that kissing the stone grants the gift of eloquence, making your declarations of love even more poetic. Take a leisurely stroll through the castle’s enchanting gardens, hand in hand, and revel in the magic of the moment.

Afternoon Tea at the Resort
For a more sophisticated and local experience, indulge in our Valentine’s Afternoon Tea at Fota Island Resort. Enjoy a selection of delectable pastries, delectable sandwiches, and freshly brewed teas. All while basking in the cozy ambiance and elegant five-star surroundings. Let the refined atmosphere and charming company make this Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea experience a worthwhile and memorable affair.

At Fota Island Resort, we believe in creating unforgettable experiences for our guests, especially on Valentine’s Day. Let our Concierge team assist you in crafting the perfect romantic getaway filled with love, laughter, and cherished moments.

Happy Valentine’s Day