Every Couple dreams about their perfect wedding day!
Nestled at the heart of a tranquil island on a 780 acre estate, Fota Island Resort, with its breathtaking scenery and leafy woodlands, is an idyllic location for the wedding of your dreams. The resort elegantly combines old world charm with the new and is a wonderful setting to celebrate and say ‘I do!’
Wonderfully located in the centre of the island’s woodlands and lakes, Fota Island Resort is a very special place for a wedding. From the contemporary exterior to the warmly inviting interiors, the hotel is a marriage of style, fine design and workmanship. It is a unique location- relaxed, indulgent and beautiful.
The Smith Barry Suite, which can accommodate between 120 and 300 guests, is a beautifully ornate decorated room distinguished by dramatic chandeliers, a grand fireplace, two private bars, state-of-the-art lighting and decorated in warm shades with soft touches throughout. Included is a private terrace where you can enjoy an al fresco pre-wedding drinks reception during the summer months.
The Clubhouse at Fota Island Resort is an ideal location for those who want a more intimate wedding. This beautiful old stone building has been elegantly converted and exudes a classic country feel that merges effortlessly into the surrounding landscape. The Clubhouse venue has its own distinctive charm and style, accommodating up to 120 guests.
Whether you choose to have your wedding in Fota Island Hotel & Spa or in The Clubhouse at Fota Island Resort, you are guaranteed superb personal attention and five star professional service and facilities. We are passionate about making your dream wedding a reality and take great pride in creating memories of your special day that you will always cherish.
To arrange a showaround of Fota Island Resort, simply select a date above and fill out the Enquiry Form and a member of the Wedding team will get back to you within 24 hours.
by Emer O'Kellyon Tue, 23rd October, 2018
We had an amazing wedding at Fota Island, we would highly recommend this venue to anyone looking to get married in Ireland. All the staff were amazing in helping us prepare for our day and on the day they were exceptional. Nothing was too much trouble and every need was catered for. All of our guests commented on how delicious ... Read More
by Mary & Joeon Thu, 16th August, 2018
On the day of the wedding everything went really well, we were delighted with it. The food was fantastic and the service was brilliant, we had loads of compliments on both. I think one big difference between Fota and other places we've been at weddings is the amount and quality of the waiting staff, they were excellent. The residents bar ... Read More
by Louise Gilliganon Thu, 9th August, 2018
We had the most amazing wedding and are still smiling at the thoughts of it. We got engaged in October 2016 and booked Fota in January 2017. We were between two venues in Cork and brought our parents down to view them both. The other venue was fab and the wedding coordinator was a true sales woman! We then went ... Read More
by Michelle & Marcon Fri, 27th July, 2018
They say planning a wedding is one of the hardest things you can do. Not with the help of Patricia Murray and the team. Nothing seemed a chore and Patricia always went above and beyond to help, not only on the day but the months leading up to the big day. The venue as a whole was beautiful. A lot ... Read More
by Louise & Cliffordon Wed, 18th July, 2018
Thank you all very much for making our wedding day last week so much fun! It really was the greatest 2 days ever. Louise and I could not have asked for a better wedding. Your focus on the customer, attention to detail, empathy and patience is of a level I have never seen before and it made for a very ... Read More