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Fota Island Hotel & Spa, Cork
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The concept behind Fota Island Spa, Cork is one of well being, offering a unique combination that caters for both the restoration of personal energy and vitality or holistic relaxation and pampering.

Breathe the pure air, let your eyes linger over the stunning views of the Resort's mature woodlands and surrender yourself to the luxurious natural serenity of Fota Island Spa, this is the magic that awaits in one of Cork's finest Spas.

The Spa features a full fitness suite with Life Fitness equipment, an indoor heated swimming pool and a superb hydrotherapy suite, home to Ireland’s only walking river, which is renowned for its assistance in healing sports and fatigue related injuries.

With eighteen spacious spa treatment rooms offering over sixty treatments, Fota Island Spa is rightly regarded as one of Ireland's finest and best equipped spas and a great choice for your next spa break in Ireland.

Anti-Cellulite Therapy

[Comfort Zone] Body Strategist Remodeller Cellulite
A double action cellulite treatment. It improves micro circulation and reduces adiposity. It tones and remodels the body. It has a very stimulating effect on the skin and it also has a hot and cold effect. The skin does become quite red in the areas worked on due to increased circulation in the body.


Shrink to Fit
Honey, I Shrank my Hips! Whether it is a result of the pregnancy years, aging or weight loss, we all welcome this specifically designed treatment to help reclaim your contours. Developed to reduce water retention, reverse spongy slack skin and the appearance of cellulite by enhancing micro-circulation and restoring the elasticity of the skin’s connective tissue. This rejuvenation treatment will leave your skin almost as soft as your baby. Shrink to Fit Cream is applied to the body followed by an alginate mask which helps tone, firm and hydrate your skin. A full application of our Super Rich Body Cream is then applied, which leaves the skin completely nourished. The Stretch Mark and Boob Tube Cream are then applied to areas to suit each client’s individual needs.

Baths

Hydrotherapy Bath
Multiple massage bath incorporating colour light therapy to relax the mind and the body, to be enjoyed in different ways


Fota Seaweed Bath
An immersion in a multi massage bath with micronised laminaria seaweed to revitalise the body.


Fota Sea Crystal Bath
Unwind with a multi massage bath with dead sea crystal to remineralise and ease aching muscles.


Grape Bath
Rejuvenate and prevent free radicals in a multi massage bath with the anti-aging properties of the grape extract.


Chocolate Bath
Relax and combat mental fatigue in a multi massage bath through the active ingredients of cocoa to experience total well being.


Green Tea Bath
Detox in a green tea infusion multi massage bath to stimulate the elimination of toxins and refine your silhouette.


Tranquility Bath
Nourishing tranquility oil to deeply hydrate and moisturise the skin.


Milky Bath
Our milky bath will leave you feeling cleansed and relaxed. By using the milk bath powder it will help to soften, nourish and hydrate the skin.


Hydrotherapy Suite
Our expansive hydrotherapy suite includes the hydropool, with nine specifically designed different areas to massage the entire body, and the walking river. The unique walking river utilises different temperatures to reduce muscle fatigue associated with golfing, jet lag and other physical activity. Begin your journey in warm water with invigorating foot jets, small pebbles and counter current massage streams. The second half of your journey is spent in cooler water with larger pebbles and micro bubbles to finally relax tired limbs.

Body Polish

Les Luneides Marine Body Polish
A marine body scrub to exfoliate and help cell renewal, leaving the skin looking refreshed and revitalised.

Body Scrub

Kerstin Florian Turkish Body Scrub
An exhilarating thermal salt exfoliation is applied in a two-step treatment utilising salt rich in mineral and trace elements mixed with essential oil, followed by a loofah scrub with thermal mineral shower / bath gel. This treatment is the most invigorating of our scrubs, stimulates circulation and leaves the skin smooth and soft. Complete your journey with an application of créme or lavender body spray.


Kerstin Florian Chamomile Body Scrub
A gentle body scrub recommended for normal to delicate skin types. This scrub is based on finely granulated pumice in a créme base and chamomile oil, which works together to exfoliate and soften the skin. Chamomile Body Scrub is applied to the body first, and then the body receives an invigorating loofah scrub with chamomile shower / bath gel. Complete your journey with an application of chamomile body lotion.

Body Treatment

[Comfort Zone] D-Age
Improves skin tone and lack of firmness, prevents the formation of free radicals and works against the adverse effects of atmospheric pollution. The products used in this treatment are enriched with nourishing Kamani oil. The body is cocooned in the rich and sumptuous D-age serum. The treatment is a joy to the senses with the beautifully uplifting fragrance of bitter orange essential oil.


[Comfort Zone] Body Strategist Nutritional
This treatment is an organic vegetable body wrap. It has a toning, firming and hydrating effect on the body. Your skin is left feeling fresh and smooth. This treatment is ideal for very dry skin. It combats cellulite by having an anti-oxidant effect. It also removes the dull lifeless dead skin of the body.


Lavender Dreams Ultimate
Dreams of lavender fields kissed by the French sun envelop your senses as you drift on waves of blue. Breathe deep; inhale the calming and balancing benefits of wild lavender in this completely balancing and rejuvenating spa experience. To begin with, earthly minerals are combined with lavender's healing properties in an invigorating full body exfoliation. Following is a pampering back, neck and shoulder massage with organic lavender oil and warm healing stones. As an added treat warm lavender oil will be applied to the full body. Next nourish and relax inside a warm cocoon, while a luxurious foot and pressure point scalp massage completes this head to tow service.


The Ultimate Aromatherapy Foot Treatment
Relax and unwind while your feet are soaked in a sensual aroma eucalyptus bath. Melt away any stress and tension while your therapist performs lower leg and foot massage, also includes nail and cuticle work. Add on a polish of your choice for €10 extra.

Body Wrap

Fota Les Luneides Body Wrap
Become weightless and indulge in a floating experience combining relaxation with the absorption of an ingredient chosen from the following menu:
Classical Algae Laminaria digitata seaweed to stimulate and balance your metabolism.
Slimming Algae Fucus seaweed to refine your silhouette.
Regenerating Grape To rejuvenate and improve skin tone.
Sensual Chocolate To relax and promote well being.
Detox Green Tea To eliminate toxins and re-energise.
Milky and Honey To nourish and hydrate the skin.
Specific Pain Relief Algae Lithothamnium seaweed to relieve pain.

Envelopment Rituals

Fota Envelopment Rituals
Luxuriate in a full body three-in-one treatment. Begin with a full body exfoliation, followed by a dry floatation envelopment and finally a luxurious oil will be massaged into the whole body. Make it personal to you by indulging in your choice of the following wraps: Les Luneides Chocolate Sensuality A feel-good chocolate body polish followed by a chocolate body wrap completed by a gentle massage for total relaxation. Les Luneides Grape Regeneration A rejuvenating grape body polish followed by a grape body wrap completed by a gentle massage for total relaxation. Les Luneides Green Tea Silhouette A slimming green tea body polish followed by a green tea body wrap completed by a gentle massage for total relaxation. Les Luneides Gold Ritual A Diamond Body Polish is applied to the body consisting of a rich exfoliating paste containing diamond, glycerin oil and marine salt helping to gently remove dead skin cells. A Milk and Honey Wrap is applied to regenerate and have an anti-oxidant effect to nourish and hydrate the skin. To complete this amazing ritual an application of Luxurious Gold Cream is applied to your body. The tremendous energy of 24 carat gold will leave the skin magnificently supple, silky and luminous, gleaming discreetly with golden essences. Les Luneides Paradise Ritual This is ritual of pure sensory delight and deeply relaxing for the whole body and mind. It will invigorate and revitalise the skin thanks to the 100% Natural Vanilla, Coconut as well as the rare and powerful Sandalwood, Neroli and Jasmine essential oils. A revitalising coconut body polish followed by coconut body wrap and coconut body wrap and completed with precious body oil massaged into the body.

Facial

Men's Facials
[Comfort Zone] Hydra Performance An active and restoring treatment for dry and dehydrated skin.
[Comfort Zone] Pure Performance An active and purifying treatment to deep cleanse impure skins. The treatment removes excessive oil and rebalances the skin's surface, leaving a clean and matt finish.
[Comfort Zone] Age Performance An active and rejuvenating treatment to prevent lines and expression signs. The product used stimulates cellular renewal and helps to slow down maturing skin.
Kirstin Florian Gentleman's Facial A deep cleansing and nourishing facial designed specifically for the skin care needs of men. Soothes the skin as it refines pores. Includes an uplifting massage and deep cleansing masque.


[Comfort Zone] Skin Regimen Facial
Recently launched at Fota Island Spa, the exclusive [Comfort Zone] Skin Regimen Facial is a 30 minute experience that renews, restores, tones and repositions the skin tissues for a youthful, healthier appearance.


[Comfort Zone] Hydra Memory
To moisturise, protect and hydrate your skin this treatment was developed following a study into desert plant moisture protection. A deeply hydrating treatment which improves tissue cohesion using minerals, hibiscus and honey to reduce moisture loss. By combining science and nature, skin is left hydrated and smooth, particularly good for skin suffering from dehydration.


[Comfort Zone] Skin Resonance
This treatment has been developed to treat hypersensitive skins. Skin resonance is a strengthening and calming treatment, the products used contain extracts of white tea. Excellent for high colour and all types of skin sensitivity.


[Comfort Zone] Specialty - Absolute Pearl
A treatment for hyper-pigmented areas to improve skin luminosity. Absolute pearl uses extracts of white willow bark, pearl powder and lemon to lighten and brighten skin tone. The active ingredients and cooling gel mask leave skin looking even in tone and reduced in pigment.


The Tranquil Touch
Our signature spa treatment, The Tranquil Touch is a deeply soothing treatment for the face, scalp and large muscle groups of the body. A Welcome Foot Ritual followed by a calming back of body massage eases muscular tension and a personalised facial combined with Diem Chan pressure point massage and specialised eye treatment leaves skin refreshed, toned and luminous. The skin will feel soft, hydrated and toned, the body will feel warmer, lighter and regenerated and the mind will be clear and balanced with an overall sensation of well-being.


[Comfort Zone] Active Pureness Rebalancing
An ultra effective purification treatment for all skins, but particularly good for rebalancing oily and acne prone skin types. The active sea minerals and algae used in this treatment deeply cleanse and rebalance.


[Comfort Zone] Glorious Skin
An instant lifting and firming treatment to smooth and firm the skin, glorious skin is hailed as the ultimate lifting and firming treatment without the use of invasive techniques. This treatment uses highly concentrated hexa peptide products combined with advanced massage techniques.


[Comfort Zone] Chrono Reverser Collagen
An anti-ageing facial which effectively improves the appearance of lines and wrinkles, pigmentation and superficial acne scars. Inclused collagen mask.


Taster Facial
A facial treatment beginning with a deep cleanse and exfoliation of the skin to brighten dull and tired skin. Your therapist will then consult with you to determine the [Comfort Zone] Mask and finishing product to best suit the condition of your skin.


Harmony Facial
A treatment that combines Hot Stone Therapy and a Taster Facial from [Comfort Zone]. The treatment will be opened with a Hot Stone Massage of the Neck Back and Shoulders and followed by a [Comfort Zone] Taster Facial designed specifically to suit every skin type. (This facial is suitable for both men and women)


[Comfort Zone] Sacred Nature Organic Facial, Full Body Polish & Massage
A ritual treatment for the face and body to protect, nourish and tone the skin. The Sacred Nature Ritual is one that brings us back to a natural state of being. An anti-aging treatment which is nourishing and protective using organic products. The skin is immediately soft and more radiant.


Twice as Nice Facials
A treatment for couples and friends, experience a [Comfort Zone] facial side by side. Your therapist will consult with you on the facial best suited for your skin's condition.


Fota Kerstin Florian Facials
Inspired by nature - Informed by tradition - Refined by research and technology Refresher Facial A deep cleansing introductory facial based on mineral-rich Hungarian Moor Mud, which refines and remineralises dull, lifeless skin. Includes skin analysis and a relaxing massage of the face and shoulders. The Customised Facial A deep cleansing and purifying treatment for all skin types. Includes a customised exfoliating peel to renew skin, a deep-cleansing massage to promote circulation and a masque to balance and nourish the skin. Oxygenating Vitamin Facial This oxygenating, anti-ageing facial utilises ingredients brimming with anti-oxidants, including an application of natural spirulina algae rich in protein, vitamins, minerals and botanical extracts to combat premature ageing and provide skin with a healthy glow. Vitamin C Ampoule included. Deluxe Aromatherapy Facial The Deluxe Aromatherapy facial is a relaxing treatment which includes a natural enzyme peel, an acupressure point and aculift facial massage with aromatherapy oils chosen according to skin type, a hand and arm massage, a luxurious foot bath and scalp massage. Includes a coupe rouse ampoule. Signature Caviar Facial The ultimate in anti-ageing treatments. The luxurious facial will hydrate and firm skin with protein rich Caviar and powerful Chinese botanical antioxidants. These exclusive products together with our Aculift massage will visibly renew the skin and promote an even skin tone. Gentlemen's Facial A deep cleansing and nourishing facial designed specifically for the special skin care needs of men. Soothes the skin as it refines pores. Includes an uplifting massage and deep cleansing masque. Specifically addresses sensitivity, razor burn and the eye area. Uncompromising standards Undeniable results

Hands & Feet

For The Hands
Manicures are performed in our modern nail bar with an extensive range of nail colours to choose from. Finger Tip Treatment File & Polish of your choice Mini Manicure Have your nails filed, shaped, buffed and polished with your choice of colour. Classic Manicure Relax by soaking your hands in warm aromatic water, to follow cuticles will be trimmed, nails will be filed, shaped and polished with your choice of colour. De-Stress Manicure Soak your tired hard working hands in warm aromatic water. Then a deeply relaxing and de-stressing hand massage will be performed using Swedish massage movements, to ease the tension and stress away. To finish cuticles will be trimmed, nails will be filed, shaped and polished with your choice of colour. Artistic Manicure - Colour & €35 Artistic gel overlay is applied to the natural nail. Lasts up to three weeks. Artistic Rock Hard Nails - Colour & French Create strong tips with Rock Hard Gel from Artistic Nail Design. These are nail extensions that give length to nails to suit you and are tailored to a colour of your choice. Artistic Soak Off Artistic Gels - Colour & French Add on Artistic Gels to your Manicure Please inform us upon booking if you currently have gel nails so as to allow extra time for removal.


For The Feet
Pedicures are performed in our American style massage pedicure chairs. Relax and indulge as your feet are soaking in the warm luxurious foot bath while the jets melt away all your stresses and strains leaving your feet feeling refreshed and revitalised. Toe Tip Treatment File & Polish of your choice. Mini Pedicure Relax in our American style massage pedicure chairs while your feet soak in a warm aromatic foot bath, followed by a nail file, shape and nail polish of your choice. Classic Pedicure Relax in our American style massage pedicure chairs while your feet soak in a warm aromatic foot bath, followed by a foot exfoliation to soften callus skin. Cuticles will be trimmed and to finish your nails will be filed, shaped and polished with your choice of colour. De-stress Pedicure Relax in our American style massage pedicure chairs while you soak your tired trampled feet in a warm aromatic foot bath to de-stress the mind, body and soles, followed by a foot exfoliation to soften callus skin and a soothing Swedish foot massage. To finish cuticles will be trimmed and your nails will be filed, shaped and polished with your choice of colour. Artistic Pedicure - colour & French Artistic Gel overlay on to the natural nail, without causing any damage or harm to your own natural nails. Lasts up to 3 weeks. When coming to get your feet pampered, don't forget to bring open toe shoes to the Spa with you.

Massage

 Serenity Massage
Unique to Fota Island Spa, the Serenity Massage allows you to unwind in total relaxation. Begin your treatment with a refreshing foot soak followed by a full body massage including a hot stones back massage. A foot mask and a face & scalp massage will then complete your relaxing, pampering experience.


Indian Head Massage
Indian head massage is based on ancient ayurvedic healing techniques. It is one of the most widely practiced complimentary therapies in the West and involves massaging the head, face, neck, shoulders and upper back.


Bamboo Full Body Massage
Using Bamboo whisks, smooth warm Bamboo sticks massage techniques, this massage will promote well-being, relieve stress, tension and stimulate blood circulation. It promotes a perfect balance of the gentle heat with the healing properties of Bamboo. Recommended for fatigue, lack of energy and chronic stress, it is customised to suit each client's needs. It is also beneficial for back pain resulting from muscle tension.


Thai Foot Massage
An acupressure massage concentrating on the soles of the feet, combined with massage of the toes, ankles & calves. All this with the use of an Oriental Blend is ideal to remove the feeling of heavy tired legs and aid the elimination of toxins. Thai Foot Massage detoxifies the immune system and improves quality of sleep. Regular treatments help to relieve everyday stress and reduce the risk of lifestyle aliments, which cause damage to the cardiovascular system. Complete your journey with a cup of Green Tea, which will aid the removal of toxins after your treatment. Please note: This treatment is suitable for pregnant clients who are past the first trimester of pregnancy.


Swedish Back Neck and Shoulder Massage
Swedish Back Neck and Shoulder Massage


Swedish Full Body Massage
The classical European massage. The therapist uses a technique to manipulate muscles with a variety of strokes. Will stimulate circulation, ease muscle tension, improve flexibility and promote relaxation.


Harmony Full Body Massage
A massage of the full body combining both Hot Stone Massage Therapy and Swedish Massage. The basalt lava stones are used in conjunction with classic massage movements to ensure a truly complete massage experience.


Harmony Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage
Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage


[Comfort Zone] Aroma Touch Body Massage
The ultimate in aromatherapy massage. This full body massage will relax your body and rejuvenate the skin. During this massage your therapist will help you choose a blend of essential oils to suit your own needs whether you want to de-stress, calm down, relax or be invigorated.


[Comfort Zone] Hot Stones Full Body Massage
The therapeutic smooth thermal stones used in this massage create deep relaxation. The hot stones massage is a combination of therapist and hot stones working in synergy to give the ultimate massage experience. The stones enable a deeper massage to soothe tension, the warmth generated within calms the mind and soul.


Lymphatic Drainage
A gentle and relaxing massage to help eliminate waste more efficiently, reduces swelling and improves skin Texture.


Ear Candling
An effective treatment of head & ear related problems using a hollow beeswax candle to draw out impurities. This treatment brings relief to blocked ears, headaches, sinus problems and stress.

Maternity Treatments

Free Your Mind
A treatment designed to ease you of the stresses associated with pregnancy. A gentle face and head massage will release cranial and jaw tension followed by a neck and shoulder massage.


Free-Loader
A wonderful back and upper body massage specially designed to release tensions and muscle fatigue. This treatment focuses on the specific muscles that are responsible for supporting the pregnant tummy.


The Smoothie
Rejuvenate your skin and clear your mind in preparation for your pending arrival. Mama Mio Smoothie will exfoliate your skin oh so gently (but effectively) followed by the most moisturising massage to hydrate and elasticise your skin. A luxurious scalp massage will sweep away your stress, leaving you with skin to rival your baby’s bottom.


Lighten Up
A warm, fragrant mineral salt foot wrap to energise, reduce swelling and stimulate circulation. Includes a gentle hand, lower leg and foot massage. This really helps with circulation for the foot and lower leg.


Shrink to Fit
Honey, I Shrank my Hips! Whether it is a result of the pregnancy years, aging or weight loss, we all welcome this specifically designed treatment to help reclaim your contours. Developed to reduce water retention, reverse spongy slack skin and the appearance of cellulite by enhancing micro-circulation and restoring the elasticity of the skin’s connective tissue. This rejuvenation treatment will leave your skin almost as soft as your baby. Shrink to Fit Cream is applied to the body followed by an alginate mask which helps tone, firm and hydrate your skin. A full application of our Super Rich Body Cream is then applied, which leaves the skin completely nourished. The Stretch Mark and Boob Tube Cream are then applied to areas to suit each client’s individual needs.


Mama Mio Pregnancy Massage
A completely relaxing full body massage using our safe but effective pre-natal techniques and our award-winning Omega-rich oils to relax those specific lower back muscles that are carrying that beautiful bump. Includes a wonderful neck and head massage while the unique Tummy Rub Butter takes effect.


Gorgeous Glow Pregnancy Facial
From the pregnancy experts at Mama Mio, especially designed to help with hormonal breakouts to give you that gorgeous pregnancy glow. Deep cleansing and exfoliation is followed by a mind-melting facial massage and our brightening serum, the Oxygenating Moisture Mask sets about clarifying and evening-out your skin tone, helping with excess pigmentation. Relax you're in safe hands - just get ready to look and feel gorgeous.


Gorgeous Glow Top to Toe
From the pregnancy experts at Mama Mio, enjoy a complete top to toe spa experience with the new Gorgeous Glow pregnancy facial - deep cleansing, exfoliating and rebalancing combined with mind-melting massage. The wonderful Oxygenating Mask clarifies and helps with pigmentation whilst your hard-working legs and feet are treated to a circulation boosting, cooling mineral wrap to increase circulation and reduce puffiness. Sit back, relax and get ready to look and feel gorgeous

Signature Treatment

Harmony Full Body Massage
This is a massage of the full body combining both Hot Stone Massage Therapy and Swedish Massage. The basalt lava stones are used in conjunction with classic massage movements to ensure a truly complete massage experience.