Thanks to the abundance of mountains, lakes and miles of Atlantic coastline, Kerry is one of the most peaceful places in all of Ireland, so what could be better than escaping the city and enjoying a weekend spa break in one of the county’s luxury spa hotels?
Think outdoor hot tubs facing the sea, infinity swimming pools overlooking rolling hills and serene relaxation rooms with uninterrupted views of the Kingdom – bliss.
A Victorian spa hotel in Kerry overlooking the bay
Situated on 12 acres of scenic grounds overlooking the Cork and Kerry Mountains, the elegant Victorian spa hotel has been welcoming guests since 1897.
As well as featuring antique furniture and 100% goose down pillows, many of Park Hotel Kenmare’s luxury rooms include their own private garden or balcony so you can take in your surroundings in peace and quiet.
Don’t forget about enjoying some R&R in the SÁMAS spa, whether you prefer the tropical rain showers, 25 metre indoor swimming pool or the stunning outdoor vitality pool with its infinity edge and views over Kenmare Bay.See price
A spa hotel in Kerry set in a 500-acre estate
What says treat yourself more than a night or two away in a 17th-century spa hotel right on the doorstep of Kenmare Bay?
Set on a stunning 500-acre estate, the manor house boasts a selection of charming rooms. We love the romantic Penthouse Suite at Parknasilla Resort & Spa, only accessible by a private staircase to ensure you two enjoy some well-deserved peace.
The spa’s piece de resistance is a toss up between the 18-metre swimming pool with panoramic sea views or the outdoor hot tub overlooking the impressive Kerry Mountains.See price
A luxury spa hotel in Kerry with waterfall views
Overlooking the picturesque Sheen Falls just outside Kenmare town, amidst 300 acres of magnificent woodlands, is a gorgeous five-star spa hotel with your name on it.
The rooms at Sheen Falls Lodge feature views over Kenmare Bay and the waterfalls, and we especially love the suites with their bay windows, private terraces and high ceilings.
The Easanna spa boasts a Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and indoor heated pool. Indulge in a holistic treatment or beauty therapy in one of the private treatment rooms for some real R&R on your spa break.See price
A lakeside 5-star spa hotel in Kerry
This incredible spa hotel is one of the most popular 5-star luxury resorts not just in Kerry, but in all of Ireland, thanks to its picturesque setting on the shores of Loch Léin.
The elegant rooms and suites look out over the lakes of Killarney, impressive McGillycuddy Reeks and the sprawling 30 acre estate. Most have spacious balconies, perfect for making the most of the spectacular views.
Of course, you can’t stay in the Europe Hotel & Resort without checking out the spa. With its ice fountain, outdoor vitality pool, indoor infinity pool and crystal steam rooms, there’s something for everyone.See price
A spa hotel in Kerry along the Wild Atlantic Way
Situated on the Ring of Kerry, this gorgeous spa resort is the ideal place to enjoy some peace and tranquility along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way.
Take advantage of the surrounding views by staying in one of the Lake Side rooms, as the landscape windows and private balconies command views of the 25,000 acres of National Parkland.
The spa at Aghadoe Heights rests atop a hill, boasting unrivalled views of Lough Leane. The thermal suite features four heat cabins, a tropical rain shower, mist shower and deluge shower, as well as heated mosaic loungers to relax your muscles.See price
A spa hotel in Kerry with an outdoor hot tub
One of the finest spa hotels in Kerry, at Dingle Skellig Hotel you’ll be staying on the most westerly peninsula in Europe along the famous Wild Atlantic Way.
Go all out and check into the Eask Suite, a stunning south-facing room that boasts its own sitting room, private balcony, stand-alone bath and power steam shower.
The Peninsula Spa offers one of the most spectacular views of Dingle Harbour and Bay, as well as a luxury relaxation suite, eucalyptus steam room, Finnish sauna and best of all, a spacious outdoor hot tub.See price
A spa hotel in Kerry’s gorgeous countryside
Set on a grand estate spread over six acres of manicured gardens, this beautiful spa resort is an ideal retreat tucked away in the heart of the picturesque Kerry countryside.
As you’re in the Kingdom, why not be treated like royalty? The elegant Master Suite at Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa features a king-size bed, spacious lounge and ensuite bathroom boasting a Jacuzzi bath and double vanity unit.
For that extra touch of luxury, make sure you check out the hotel’s spa. Set at the foot of the Kerry Mountains and surrounded by landscaped lawns, water fountains and trees, the facilities even include a generous outdoor hot tub.See price
A historic spa hotel in Kerry
Dating back to 1854, the Great Southern Killarney – previously The Malton – is a historic spa retreat located in the heart of Killarney town, surrounded by six acres of manicured grounds.
Rooms in the Main House are distinctive thanks to their high Victorian ceilings and tall windows, while the newer Garden Wing houses more contemporary styled accommodation.
The Innisfallen Health and Beauty Rooms provides a full range of facial and body skincare treatments, such as hot stone massages and hydrotherapy baths. The spa also features a Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and heated pool.See price
A spa hotel in Kerry overlooking Killarney National Park
Set on the grounds of Ireland’s National Event Centre and overlooking Killarney National Park, this gorgeous hotel was inspired by Killarney’s famous stately home, Muckross House, and enjoys a spectacular setting in an already beautiful town.
Splash out on one of the boutique-style Superior Rooms and admire the scenic Killarney landscape from your private balcony. With a separate dressing area and sleek marble bathrooms, you’re guaranteed a beautiful and luxurious experience as you potter around in your fluffy bathrobes and slippers.
The Brehon hotel promises a spa experience like no other. As Europe’s flagship Angsana spa, each therapist has been professionally trained at The Banyan Tree Spa Academy in Phuket, Thailand, and treatments are a fusion of East and West techniques and products. The leisure facilities at the spa are unrivalled, including a vitality pool with hydro therapy jets, herb sauna, crystal steam room, ice fountain and tropical shower.See price
A spa hotel in Kerry with an ancient castle hidden in the grounds
This 5-star spa hotel in Killarney nestles within its own 64-acre estate close to the Gap of Dunloe, with a meandering river, distant mountains, and even the ruins of a 12-century castle just waiting to be discovered
The Dunloe Hotel features a Techno Gym, steam room, sauna and spa. In one of two candle-lit treatment rooms, recharge with a massage, experience a brightening facial or let your senses be carried away by an intoxicating aromatherapy treatment.
Speaking of rooms, you’ll appreciate each detail has been handpicked to offer comfort, relaxation and an undeniable sense of luxury. Feel immersed in the leafy landscape outside your window in a Garden Room, which looks out over the hotel’s rolling parklands. Sumptuous double beds with ultra-soft sheets are made even more irresistible by crushed velvet cushions and cosy throws.Compare prices
A spa hotel in Kerry with an outdoor hot tub
Experience the ideal blend of country life and city centre convenience at the Killarney Park Hotel. It’s located in the heart of historic and bustling Killarney, and also benefits from being set in its own mature grounds.
For dinner, make your way to the Park Restaurant. Begin with a KPH signature G&T, which livens up a classic with fresh strawberries and tangy grapefruit. The menu here celebrates local Kerry cuisine, with dishes such as rich duck breast served with wild morels and a bonbon made from confit duck leg.
For those looking to forget about the stresses of everyday life, the spa at Killarney Park is not to be missed. Ignite your senses in the caldarium – a hot plunge bath – then lie back and read a book in the relaxation room, or recline in the indoor pool, sauna, steam room or outdoor hot tub.Compare prices
A spa hotel in Kerry along the Golden Mile
Situated along Killarney’s picturesque golden mile, Randles Hotel offers guests unparalleled views of the gorgeous Kerry mountains just a five-minute walk from the town centre.
The elegant country house hotel dates back to 1906, and the individually designed rooms are all a luxurious mix of contemporary appeal and old-world charm. The opulent Junior Suites feature large marble bathrooms kitted out with stand-alone bath tubs, Jacuzzis or walk-in power showers.
Take the experience to the next level and treat yourself to a visit to the hotel’s Zen Day Spa. Whether you fancy an invigorating dip in the 20 metre indoor pool, a holistic beauty treatment or simply unwinding in the sauna, it promises to be a relaxing trip.See price
A spa hotel in Kerry set in Killarney National Park
This luxurious 18th century hotel is nestled right in the midst of Killarney National Park, with 25,000 acres of lakes, mountains and forests. This unique location offers guests spectacular walking trails, cycle routes, historic tours, horse riding and lake activities, coupled with 5-star comfort and traditional Irish hospitality.
All of the plush rooms at the hotel feature king size beds, opulent furnishings and luxe details like Nespresso coffee machines and Orla Kiely bathroom products. Our favourite place to stay is the Superior Suite, which comes with its own elegant separate living area and modern bathroom, as well as a bottle of wine and chocolates on arrival.
The hotel’s award-winning spa overlooks the Bluepool River and private spa garden, ensuring it’s an oasis of calm for guests. The only spa to be situated in the grounds of the park, the spa’s facilities include a herbal sauna, vitality pool, tropical rain shower, steam room, heated tile loungers and even an outdoor hot tub, perfect for soaking in the views.See price