Just 20 minutes from Dublin, Dunboyne Castle Hotel and Spa’s romance stems from its luxury credentials. One of the most regal looking spas in Ireland, it is surrounded by landscaped gardens. The SEOID spa is set over three floors dedicated to wellbeing. Wake up with a verdant view, and head to Dublin for a day out.
We’re not even sure how to begin describing the location at Aghadoe Heights – one of the most beautiful spas in Ireland. Looking out onto Lough Leane and Killarney mountains, it is an enchanting environment that’s impossible not to fall in love with. From the award-winning spa to the restaurant, these views are some kind of magical wallpaper for your experience and literally set the scene for a romantic break.
At the opposite end of the spectrum, No.1 Pery Square is a city spa in central Limerick. On the banks of the Shannon Estuary, the hotel takes in views of the surrounding Mountains of Clare, from its position in an 1860 Georgian terrace. A refined boutique hotel, everything is done with precision – the spa uses Ireland’s famed VOYA products, and the restaurant is an Irish brasserie with strong French influences that’s been highly acclaimed for its services.
Can you imagine anything much more romantic than a holiday in a castle, especially one that has its roots deeply intertwined in history? Kilronan Castle is one of the spas in Ireland that has stories to tell for anyone interested in the past, but it has retained its aristocratic luxury in a beautiful spa and grounds filled with blossoms in springtime. Stay in the hotel itself or in cottages in the grounds – either way, it’s a chance to escape to another time.
For the most stylish of couples, The g Hotel in Galway was designed by world renowned milliner, Philip Treacy, and that sense of high fashion really pervades. Bright colours, modern finishings and a restaurant that’s an award winning confection of jewel colours, for those looking to dress up with your partner, it’s the place to be.
Dating back to the 1400s and the founding fathers of Donegal, Lough Eske Castle is a five star hotel on the edge of a lake (Lough Eske). Despite updates it has retained its baronial style which form the basis of a luxurious, offering one of rhte most romantic and welcoming escapes of the spas in Ireland. Again, the grounds are beautiful and you can really take time to explore them with your partner with activities including horse riding, fishing, surfing.
Super contemporary and super well designed, The Europe Hotel Resort was created to be one of the leading spas in Ireland in the initial instance, and as a result does it with impeccable flair. The spa itself was designed by ESPA, so everything has intent. Take in views of Lough Lein and the McGillycuddy Reeks Mountain as you go about your romantic break, and in the five star spa enjoy quality time with your partner in a phenomenal range of facilities.
On the Dingle Peninsula with views of the mountains and sea, everything at the hotel is beautifully put together. Cosy and contemporary, the outdoor hot tub is of particular interest, and if you’re very lucky the local dolphin, Fungi, might even swim by to say hello! What could be more romantic than that?
In a 17th century country house, Corick House Hotel enjoys a beautiful location in the Clogher Valley. Like something from a scene from Pride and Prejudice, it’s romantic to a tee, with a mere 43 bedrooms to keep it feeling intimate, and a sense of the traditional for old school romance.
Fast becoming one of the most coveted spas in Ireland, Galgorm Resort and Spa won the Irish Tatler Spa Awards 2017 Ulster Regional Spa of the Year, as well as Innovative Spa of the Year – to give you an idea of its standards. The riverside location makes for a peaceful setting, while the service make for knee wobbling romance.