Fota Island Resort
Fota Island,
County Cork,

Fota Island Resort

Golf Resort & Spa


The Fota Island Hotel and Spa is located in the wonderful nature reserve of Fota Island, within 10km of Cork City, but a world apart!

Explore over 780 acres of open spaces, manicured gardens, fairy trails and woodland walks.

For golf enthusiasts, Fota Island Resort is a player’s paradise. Surrounded by tall oak trees, and bathed in peace and quiet, Fota Island Resort provides the perfect backdrop.

Fota Island Resort has been a three-time host to the Irish Open with all 27 holes maintained to the very highest standard all year around.

The hotel offers 131 guest rooms giving panoramic views of the surrounding woodlands and golf courses, while the spa features 18 treatment rooms, hydrotherapy and thermal suites.

Golf Packages with Ascot Golf include play on all 27 holes at Fota Island with the option to extend your stay to play nearby classic courses, Cork GC and Old Head of Kinsale (45 minutes).


Fota Island Hotel Classic Double Room Suite Bathroom Cove Restaurant Fota Restaurant Fitness Centre Swimming Pool Spa
Fota Island Hotel
Classic Double Room
Cove Restaurant
Fota Restaurant
Fitness Centre
Swimming Pool
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Fota Island Hotel

Guest Rooms

The Fota Island Resort, Cork offers 131 modern and comfortable guest rooms and suites, with many offering superb views of the island woodland and golf courses.

Rooms are Classic, Deluxe and Premier.

Amenities as standard: all rooms feature the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper(SM) Bed, Flat Screen Television, writing desk, bathrobes, slippers, separate bath, walk-in Rainshower, In-Room Safe, balcony, iron/board, coffee/tea-making facilities.

Deluxe Suites: Special Features: a dedicated suite-only floor ensures seclusion and privacy. Separate living room and bedroom areas.

Penthouse Suites have separate living and sleeping areas, a private balcony large enough for entertaining in the summer months, and warm fireplaces to snuggle by in the winter.


Cove Restaurant: Offers fine dining with freshly caught seafood and organic meat and vegetables locally. Sommelier to advise on the extensive wine range stored within the Hotel cellar.

Fota Restaurant: Casual dining in a warm setting for continental and cooked breakfasts, and evening dinner.

Amber Lounge: Informal dining with extensive bar food menu and a wide choice of Irish Whiskeys. Outdoor terrace to enjoy refreshments after your golf game.

Leisure Facilities

Fitness and Spa Facilities/Services, Indoor Heated Pool, Babysitting Service, Complimentary Wireless High Speed Internet Access in Public Areas Laundry Service , Whirlpool/Hot Tub

On the island there are also a number of cycling, walking, and jogging trails as well as outdoor areas for archery, tennis, and other team building exercises.

There are 3 golf courses on Fota Island, including The Deer Park course, which hosted the Irish Open in 2001 and 2002.

Open year round, the Fota Island Hotel and Spa offers the unique opportunity to relax in a most natural environment, as the more than 70 species of exotic wildlife are in open surrounds.

Some of the services and facilities above may not be available on a 24-hour basis or without advance request. Fees on certain facilities/services may apply. Pets are not allowed.

Local Area

Fota Island, Cork is home to Ireland's only wildlife park, as well as the historic Fota House and gardens. Nearby is the celebrated Midleton Jameson Irish Whiskey Distillery.

Fota Island is also just 9 km from the city of Cork – home to many galleries, museums, theatres, and artist workshops. The Cork calendar is filled with festivals, from jazz and sailing to film and choral.

Blarney Castle is just a short drive away (25km), as are a number of blue flag beaches and culinary towns of Kinsale and Clonakilty.

Fota Island - Deer Park

Fota Island - Deer Park

Par: 71

Length: 6927 yards

Course designer: P. McEvoy, C.O' Connor Jr, J.Howes

Venue: PGA European Tour - Irish Open 2001/02

Fota Island - Deer Park

In 1993, a new course was developed at Fota Island. It was designed by Irish Ryder Cup star, Christy O'Connor, Jr. and twice-English Amateur Champion, Peter McEvoy.

While essentially a resort course, it has hosted a number of tournaments, including the Irish Club Professional Championship, the Irish PGA Championship and 3 Irish Amateur Opens. The professionals loved it, and we’re sure you will too!

Fota Island - Belvelly

Par: 72

Length: 7121 yards

Course designer: Jeff Howes

Fota Island - Belvelly

The Belvelly is designed to challenge even the most competitive golfer while remaining loyal to the traditional style, values and playability that characterise Fota Island Golf.

The 16th is a signature hole, a 435-yard Par-4 that requires an accurately placed tee shot to allow the challenge of the approach over an old quarry to a small target!

Cork GC

Cork GC

Par: 72

Length: 6119m

Course designer: Dr Alister MacKenzie

Venue: Irish Open

Cork GC

Cork was founded in 1888 and redesigned in 1927 by Augusta National designer Alistair MacKenzie.

This championship parkland is as graceful and mature as its age suggests. Scenically situated in Cork harbour, the club has hosted many events such as The Carroll’s Irish Open, and the Irish Professionals championship. Quality guaranteed!

Old Head of Kinsale

Old Head of Kinsale

Par: 72

Length: 7220 yards

Course designer: Carr, Kirby, Hackett, Merrigan

Old Head of Kinsale

The Old Head of Kinsale is a remarkably dramatic piece of Ireland, protruding over two miles into the Atlantic Ocean. Nine holes play along the cliff tops, and all eighteen holes provide stunning ocean views.

The 360-degree vistas will distract you, but do not relax too much as the ever-changing sea breezes will challenge you at every turn of this incredible par-72 layout.

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Group Discounts

What's included

  • Accommodation in Classic Rooms, Breakfast and Green Fees as listed

What's not included

  • Flights, Car Hire/Transfers, Lunch, Dinner and Buggy Hire

Standard conditions

  • Holiday Bookings to be received no later than 7 days before travel.
  • Holidays crossing date bands listed above will be priced on a Pro-Rata basis.
  • All Prices listed are subject to availability at the time of Booking.
  • Please await confirmation of your reservation before completing flight arrangements.

Upgrades & discounts

3rd Person Sharing
Sharing All Room categories £35 Per Person Per Night
Children Sharing Parents' Room (max 1)
Age 0 - 12 yrs, exsisting beds in All Room Categories £0 Per Child Per Night
Age 0 - 12 yrs, extra rollaway bed in All Room Categories £30 Per Child Per Night
Half Board
3-Course Evening Dinner £30 Per Person
Room Upgrade (Supplement)
Deluxe Room £26 Per Room Night
Premier Room On Request
Junior Suite On Request
Deluxe Suite On Request
Cork International Airport (15km)
On Request
Fota Island Golf (Resort)
On Request
Cork Golf Club (5km)
On Request
Old Head Kinsale (45km)
On Request
Winter Golf
Old Head of Kinsale is not available Nov - Mar, an extra round on either of the courses at Fota replaces Old Head in the golf itinerary.

Additional information

Payment terms
A deposit of 20% is payable for bookings made more than 4 months in advance, with the balance payable 45 days before travel.
More than 30 days prior to departure
20% of total price
30 to 15 days prior to departure
35% of total price
14 to 8 days prior to departure
50% of total price
7 to 2 days prior to departure
90% of total price
1 day prior to departure or day of departure
100% of total price
Standard fee per person
Requests to change confirmed holidays should be notified by the Party Leader to Ascot Golf in writing.
If it is possible to make the Requested change, a fee is payable per change, in addition to any additional charge/expense which the change may attract.
£30 Per person per change
Flights may be arranged for your group by Ascot Golf with ATOL protection
For groups, or On Request, we will be pleased to include flight bookings with your Golf Holiday Package.
Car Hire
Ascot Golf arranges car rental and transfers at all our of Golf Holiday destinations.
Please ask for a Car Rental quote with your Holiday enquiry or reservation.

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