Fota Island Resort

Cork, Ireland

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Fota Island Resort is in a brilliant location, has luxurious amenities and is set amongst stunning surroundings. As well as all the brilliant hotel has to offer, guests have the option of playing three different onsite golf courses to produce a truly a fantastic 5-star venue.

Golf Courses

The fantastic Fota Island Golf Club has three brilliant golf courses, Deerpark, Barryscourt and the Belvelly. In addition, Cork Golf Club, Water Rock, Old Head Links and Lee Valley are also located within driving distance of the resort.


Fota Island Cork is a relatively new build and offers its guests luxurious accommodation in stunning woodland surroundings. The hotel offers guests 123 modern en-suite bedrooms and eight penthouse suites for that added comfort. All standard rooms have air conditioning, a safe, flat screen TV, bar facilities and some even have a private balcony. The luxury penthouse suites have all of this and more, with the addition of a private living room, private balcony and a state-of-the-art entertainment system. Each room offers panoramic views of the stunning courses at Fota Island Golf Club.

Restaurant & Bars

For a fine dining experience we would suggest booking a table at the Fota Restaurant. Here guests can enjoy gourmet food, both for lunch and dinner, on a terrace in the summer months or in the beautifully decorated restaurant. After your busy day of playing golf you can unwind in the Amber lounge or enjoy a light bite to eat in the Fota Island clubhouse.

Spa & Leisure

Fota Island Hotel also boasts a wonderful spa which includes 17 treatment rooms and a wide range of services available to you. The spa also offers a hydrotherapy suite, tennis courts, swimming pool, high performance gym and a spin academy.


Fota Island Resort is located 25-minutes from the centre of Cork and only 20-minutes from Cork Airport.


There are plenty of things to do on both Fota Island and within the surrounding area. The resort offers a complementary shuttle service around the Island to visit Fota House & Gardens, and Fota Wildlife Park – one of Ireland’s top ten attractions. The Jameson Distillery Tour is also close by for any of you Irish whiskey lovers.

Golf courses at Fota Island Resort

Barryscourt Course

Style: Parkland

One of three courses available at Fota Island, Barryscourt course is a long par-73 with bunkers, water and big undulating greens that’ll keep you on your toes. On a clear day the course offers incredible views of South West Ireland’s countryside as you make your way through lush green fairways. This course is connected to the brilliant Fota Island Resort, a true 5-star venue with luxurious leisure facilities should you want to relax after a day on the course.

Belvelly Course

Style: Parkland

One of three courses at Fota Island, this is a true championship test and is bound to impress you from start to finish. The recently developed 9-holes has made this course even better with unique features including an approach shot over a quarry on the signature 16th hole. Complete your break with a night or two in the Fota Island Resort for a luxurious and 5-star experience.

Deerpark Course

Style: Parkland

As a former host of the Irish Open, the three courses at Fota Island are kept to a very high standard, especially on the original Deerpark course. It’s a signature parkland course and most recently held the Irish Open in 2014. If you want to follow in the footsteps of Europe’s best golfers, then you must play this tricky course that winds its way through South West Ireland’s countryside. No break here would be complete without a night or two at the 5-star Fota Island Resort.

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