Who doesn't love a spa day? If you're in the process of planning your wedding day or winding down from the chaos adding a little bit of self-care into the mix is pretty vital to keeping you happy and stress-free, and what better way to do that than to visit one of Ireland's best spas this Summer? Whether it's a couples trip, a girl's day out with your bridesmaids or a solo venture for relaxation I guarantee you will not be disappointed with a visit to any of these 17 spa getaways!

1/ The Spa at Adare Manor

Co. Limerick

The Spa at Adare Manor

The Spa at Adare Manor is proud to be the first in Ireland to offer customised facial and body treatments featuring 111SPA/CLINIC. Here you will discover Willow, Oak, Ash and Birch, which respectively represent Harmony, Balance, Renewal and Rebirth. Each has a message for us about finding peace and wholeness within ourselves. With a menu of utterly opulent treatments, including their Celestial Black Diamond Non–surgical Face-lift Facial, Rose Gold Renaissance Treatment & Coladh Samh – Sleep Sound, you can guarantee you'll leave feeling utterly rejuvenated and ready to take on the world!

2/ The Spa at Cashel Palace Hotel

Co. Tipperary

The Spa at Cashel Palace Hotel

The Spa at Cashel Palace is devoted to nurturing your mind, body and spirit through targeted, holistic methods, working physically on the body and calming the mind to balance your overall well-being. Working with some of the world’s leading beauty brands like Bamford, Swiss By Olga and Voya, The Spa at Cashel Palace offers a selection of luxurious beauty rituals to elevate and nourish the body and mind. Their De-Stress Massage, employing luxury organic products by Bamford focuses on the back of the body, this massage eases tense muscles and reduces stress levels, while restoring and realigning energy; if you need a meditative break from your every day stresses and then this is a must try.

3/ Monart Destination Spa

Co. Wexford

Monart Destination Spa

Monart is Ireland’s only destination spa and has been consistently awarded one of the best spa destinations in the world. A luxurious haven set in the stunning woodland surroundings of Enniscorthy, Co.Wexford, with an emphasis on rest, relaxation and rejuvenation Monart destination spa has everything need to provide the perfect Great Escape experience. The thermal suite and treatment rooms are at the heart of the Monart experience with a sanarium, outdoor Finnish log sauna with ice bucket shower, caldarium, micro salt infused grotto, infrared pro cabin, mud chamber and hydrotherapy pool to name but a few. Based on an ancient heating and cooling bathing ritual, a journey through each of the nine thermal rooms in the suite offers you the ultimate cleansing, relaxing and rejuvenating experience.

4/ CARA Organic Beauty Spa at Lough Eske Castle

Co. Donegal

CARA Organic Beauty Spa at Lough Eske Castle

CARA Organic Beauty Spa at Lough Eske Castle is located on the footprint of the original Glass House of the estate. benefiting from ample natural daylight. ensuring that inner harmony and balance are restored. Working with the award winning ESPA to deliver a sensory experience through the beautiful aromatherapy blends. The spa offers an abundance of luxurious experiences, from their indoor heated pool, experience showers, sanarium and ice shower. Or enjoy one of their expertly administered treatments, like the Heavenly Retreat, a Salt and Oil Body Exfoliation, followed by nourishing full mody massage and instance radiance facial with a destress scalp massage. Or an ESPA facial treatment, like the Intense Regenerating Facial or Inner Beauty Facial, to give your skin the TLC it deserves!

5/ The Spa at Castlemartyr Resort

Co. Cork

The Spa at Castlemartyr Resort

spectacular wellness, spa and fitness centre, The Spa at the five star Castlemartyr Resort is the perfect haven for some rest and relaxation. Boasting unbeatable views out over the country estate, the wrap-around glass frontage surrounding the 20 metre swimming pool and Water Room creates a peaceful, tranquil environment showcasing the true beauty of this luxury resort. The Spa at Castlemartyr offers a glorious menu of blissful treatments using the gorgeous Germaine De Capuccini & ESPA products, including (but not limited to) the Tranquil Nourishing Baobab Ritual and the Glycocure Renewing Peel. An oasis of calm, the team here are dedicated to personalised service, holistic lifestyle programmes and indulgent spa experiences all delivered in the environment of a world-class retreat.

6/ The Spa at Ashford Castle

Co. Mayo

The Spa at Ashford Castle

With its fairy-tale setting, range of relaxing treatments, state-of-the-art facilities and magnificent views over Lough Corrib, The Spa at Ashford Castle provides a sanctuary of calm serenity, inspired by the location and history of this iconic building. Known for its wonderful personalisation and attention to detail for all Spa guests, the Spa team portray excellent skills in all aspects of Spa and Holistic Therapies showing empathy and consideration, as they strive to reflect genuine and generous hospitality. Offering stunning treatments using some of the best spa products on the market, including brands like B | Africa, Elemis, NATURA BISSÉ & Voya; a must have treatment on your next visit is the full body Ashford Castle Ritual!

7/ ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel

Co. Wicklow

ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel

Take in the calm atmosphere as you indulge every sense in a world-class spa experience at ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel. Let your everyday cares melt away in a calm environment where you can indulge in one of the exclusive face and body treatments. Restore and rebalance with a personalised ESPA facial, calm your mind and leave your skin looking radiantly and naturally beautiful. To truly rejuvenate your body try the Powerscourt Signature Ritual with Hot Jade Stones & Rose Quartz Crystals; advanced massage techniques and warm Jade stones are used to rebalance the body and ease muscular tension. To rejuvenate your soul, the Gharieni Spa Wave System is a meditative experience like no other.

8/ ESPA at The Europe Hotel

Co. Kerry

ESPA at The Europe Hotel

Set in the stunning location overlooking the Lakes of Killarney, the five-star Europe Hotel & Resort is the perfect place to relax and unwind. ESPA at the Europe features 16 treatment rooms, a private spa suite and thermal suite. Here, guests can feel the therapeutic benefits of the sauna and steam room and experience the stimulating rainfall and waterfall lifestyle showers. Choose from holistic hot stone treatments, Ayurvedic inspired rituals, intensive facials targeted to your skin type, a selection of personalised body wraps to detoxify, tone, hydrate, relax and boost energy and aromatherapy massage. The spa has been designed to be in perfect balance with the nature of its environment, each relaxation space created to take advantage of the landscape, a peaceful haven in which to awaken the senses and relax the mind.

9/ Farnham Estate Spa & Golf Resort

Co. Cavan

Farnham Estate Spa & Golf Resort

Set on a beautiful 1,300 acre country estate on the outskirts of Cavan Town, Farnham Estate is one of Ireland’s most popular Spa & Golf destinations with a superb reputation for being a genuine ‘retreat to nature’. Boasting an impressible list of amenities including their fabulous infinity swimming & hydrotherapy pool, water mint thermal suite, amethyst – salt inhalation room, snail showers & Finnish sauna; the spa at Farnham Estate is a must visit. Enjoy a facial or massage with their range of ESPA & Yon-Ka products, rejuvenate your whole body with their ample menu of facials, massages and rituals.

10/ The Spa at Kilronan Castle

Co. Roscommon

The Spa at Kilronan Castle

The Spa at Kilronan Castle is dedicated to offering you the ultimate in luxury. The spa treatments and retreats have been created to transcend you into a world of escapism. Product houses include Elemis Body & Skincare. Their highly qualified team have years of experience and expertise in the Industry. Begin your day of relaxation by immersing yourself in their luxurious thermal suite, enjoying the light therapy aroma steam room, the move on to the Rasul Mud Chamber for a truly transcendent experience. Partnering with Elemis, treat yourself to one of their incredible massages, like the Elemis Freestyle Deep Tissue Muscle Massage to melt away the stresses of your every day life!

11/ Easanna Wellness Spa At Sheen Falls Lodge

Co. Kerry

Easanna Wellness Spa At Sheen Falls Lodge

Indulge your senses with an unforgettable pampering experience at Easanna Wellness & Spa, located at Sheen Falls Lodge. Easanna, the Gaelic word for waterfalls, provides a light, serene and stylish environment for your top-to-toe journey of relaxation. The spa offers products from organic Irish brand Voya and established brand Elemis. Escape the bustle of modern life and enjoy a list of treatments including Voya’s Deluxe Facial Experience or Ground Wellbeing's Mindful Face Ritual.

12/ The K Spa

Co. Kildare

The K Spa

Soft lighting, soothing sounds and evocative aromas – all senses are nourished at the thoroughly serene K Spa at The K Club. Welcome to a place of quiet refuge, hidden away from the excitement and activity of the resort, a personal retreat where your wellbeing takes centre stage and life’s worries melt away under the expert care of our top-class treatment professionals. The K Spa is a place where every detail has been tailored to suit your needs, from the picturesque setting to the exquisite treatments. Featuring two quality product ranges, the 100% vegan, natural, Irish brand Ground Wellbeing and luxurious Spanish skincare brand Natura Bissé. The welcoming wellness suite at The K Spa includes Hamam, Hydrobath, Vichy showers, an exotic Rasul Chamber and a secluded outdoor hydro pool surrounded by a backdrop of bamboo plants and an herb garden. The K Spa is the epitome of luxury and relaxation just 30 minutes from Dublin city centre.

13/ The Spa at Slieve Donard

Co. Down

The Spa at Slieve Donard

Overlooking a windswept Irish Beach, The Spa at Slieve Donard is an exquisite haven of escapism. The majestic Mountains of Mourne and the rolling sand dunes of County Down provide the perfect backdrop for a spa of refined relaxation and rejuvenation.  With a menu of tantalising ESPA treatments at your fingertips, including the signature Celtic Journey. An Irish tea ritual first quietens the mood while a sea salt foot bath purifies and grounds you in the present moment. A cocooning ocean body wrap follows, deeply cleansing the system and stimulating circulation, followed by a tailored back massage using sea shells alongside a personally selected blend of aromatherapy oils. A soothing scalp massage completes this ultimate sensory escape, unravelling tension, enveloping you in relaxation and leaving you feeling rejuvenated. Or book yourself in for the Spa-tisserie package and enjoy 50 minutes of full body pampering, followed by afternoon tea!

14/ The Spa at The Johnstown Estate

Co. Meath

The Spa At The Johnstown Estate

Feel refreshed, renewed and revived with a visit to the newly refurbished Spa at The Johnstown Estate. Through a bliss-inducing fusion of ELEMIS and Gharieni’s transformative technologies, The Spa has created unique signature treatments like nowhere else in Ireland. The newly opened Elemis and Gharieni flagship spa includes a rooftop and thermal suite experience, 15 treatment rooms including a rasul mud chamber, a couple’s room and signature treatments such as the IDome, spa wave body cocoon and quartz sand bath. The award-winning Spa has created a range of signature treatments, combining global wellness brand Elemis, leading dermatology brand MediK8, and luxury equipment brand Gharieni, offering bespoke pampering treatments unique to you.

15/ Fota Island Spa

Co. Cork

Fota Island Spa

A wonderful spa where the worries of the world just melt away, Fota Island Spa at five-star Fota Island Resort brings together a unique combination of treatments, therapies and facilities to restore personal energy and vitality. Perfect for anyone looking for relaxation, pampering and an exceptional focus on beauty. Begin your journey in the Hydrotherapy Pool and Acacia Thermal Suites which include a heated mosaic relaxation suite, a Hamman mosaic steam room, Jacuzzi and sauna. Escape to your own private island, choosing from the luxurious full-day packages or create your own perfect spa experience with over 80 holistic and rejuvenating treatments to choose from. All products used in Fota Island Spa treatments have been selected to provide the ultimate spa experience, with luxury brands including Comfort Zone, Voya and Ground Wellbeing.

16/ The Beautique Spa at Hayfield Manor Hotel

Co. Cork

The Beautique Spa at Hayfield Manor Hotel

A significant ingredient in the luxurious five-star Hayfield Manor experience, The Beautique Spa is a space of pure relaxation and indulgence. The Beautique’s interior design was inspired by the theme ‘Pearls and Girls’ and each treatment room is individually designed. In addition to luxurious surroundings, the ultimate aim is to offer guests an unparalleled experience with five-star treatments delivered in a stylish haven of relaxation. The flagship hotel for GROUND Wellbeing and the first Elemis Spa in Ireland. Trained experts conduct personal consultations with spa guests on arrival to ensure that they experience a bespoke treatment which will leave them feeling utterly relaxed and rejuvenated. In addition to the elegant treatment rooms, The Beautique facilities include a swimming pool with poolside loungers, revitalising steam room, sauna and outdoor Jacuzzi for you to enjoy.

17/ The Wells Spa at BrookLodge & Macreddin Village

Co. Wicklow

The Wells Spa at BrookLodge & Macreddin Village

Wicklow’s BrookLodge & Macreddin Village is home to The Wells Spa, a place of peace and tranquility that is sure to promote relaxation and rejuvenation. This adult-only destination spa features; a Hammam massage room, wet and dry flotation rooms, heated relaxation loungers, a serail mud chamber, aroma steam room, sauna, outdoor hot tub, numerous water features and a stunning indoor to outdoor swimming pool. The Wells Spa range of skincare products and treatments shares the hotels important philosophy of embracing organic with the use of natural and organic products like Voya, Ila and Flourish Organics.

- Gráinne