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Couples Summer Breaks in Carrigaline Court Hotel

Celebrate the start of another unforgettable summer with your other half by booking an amazing value luxury break. Enjoy overnight accommodation with complimentary access to the Leisure Centre and begin the next day with a delicious Full Irish breakfast and a complimentary dinner in The Bistro restaurant on the evening of your choice. Prices are based on 2 adults sharing for the month of June and include complimentary parking and wifi. We are looking forward to your visit!

Top 10 Family Weekend Entertainments in Carrigaline & Cork

Family entertainment in Cork

With rays of sunshine coming out more often, everything looks brighter! There are also more activities and interesting things to do outdoors & indoors. Here is our top 10 pick to do while you are on family break here in Carrigaline:

Carrigaline-Crosshaven Pedestrian Walk:

Crosshaven is a scenic village, located a short drive from the hotel. Visit the beautiful Drake’s Pool and stroll along the estuary for several miles.


Families can take horse riding lessons in the neighboring Hitchmough’s Riding School or Maryville Stables.

Sailing in Crosshaven:

Enjoy sailing from Crosshaven, home to the Royal Cork Yacht Club, the oldest yacht club in the world. Carrigaline Court Hotel is near Crosshaven.

Camden Fort:

History lovers can take a tour of the local Camden Fort during Summer months. You can take stunning photos across Cork Harbour to Cobh in one direction, Spike island in an another and over to Roches Point light house in yet another direction. During the summer months you will find family fun days and some times the rooms are used for local events such as art exhibitions.

Fota Wildlife Park:

Enjoy discounted rates to Fota Wildlife Park, when booked through reception. The park is not like an ordinary zoo; there you can come face to face with free roaming animals & birds from all parts of the world.

The Jameson Distillery Midleton:

On this hour-long guided tour of the old Midleton distillery, you’ll learn about the distillation process, visit a restored 19th-century warehouse where Jameson is aged in oak casks and even have an opportunity to sample some of the finished product.


Visit the medieval fishing port of Kinsale; one of the most picturesque, popular and historic towns on the south west coast of Ireland. If you are looking for Kinsale hotels, look no further than Carrigaline court hotel.

Blarney Castle:

A world landmark and one of Ireland’s greatest treasures. Enjoy beautiful views, experience gorgeous walk in nature & kiss the most famous stone of Ireland!

The Titanic Experience Cobh:

A permanent visitor centre, located in the original White Star Line Ticket Office in the centre of Cobh town in what was the departure point for the final 123 passengers who boarded the Titanic.

The English Market:

Fresh food shopping destination and, even more, an interesting cultural destination, just off the main shopping streets of central Cork City.

Employee Spotlight – CAMP ROCK Panda

Employee Spotlight – CAMP ROCK Panda

This week our Employee Spotlight star is our dear Panda who is part of our CAMP ROCK kids summer camp team! Take a look what Panda shared with us in our weekly random Q&A! 🙂

What movie best describes your life?

Kung Fu Panda

You are the happiest when…?

Entertaining our little guests during the summer CAMP ROCK kid’s camp!

Three words to best describe you:

Black & white, fluffy, charming. And loyal.

If you could travel anywhere in the world right now where would it be?

To my home country of China!

What is your favourite food?

Bamboo. However I sneak in some scones from Collins Bar here and there.

What do you like most about your job?

To see our guests smiling and having a great time!

Certificate of Excellence awarded to Carrigaline Court Hotel

We are delighted to announce that Carrigaline Court Hotel have received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence for the 7th year in the row, thanks to the number of excellent and good reviews we receive – the Hotel’s current rating is 4.3 stars.

This achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller and visitors reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodation, places to eat and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.

Carrigaline Court Hotel’s General Manager Jerry Healy said: “We’re delighted to have once again been awarded this internationally recognised standard of excellence, thanks to many visitors of Carrigaline Court Hotel posting highly positive reviews. We really appreciate this feedback from our guests as we do listen and are continually trying to improve what we offer.”
The Certificate of Excellence accounts for the quality and quantity of reviews submitted by guests and visitors on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period. To qualify, a business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, have a minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months.

To see what visitors are saying about Carrigaline Court Hotel visit the Trip Advisor site.

Top 5 activities in CAMP ROCK Kids Summer Camp

If you haven’t yet, now is time to get looking and booking your summer breaks with activities for your kids.

At Carrigaline Court Hotel we are running complimentary CAMP ROCK Kid’s Camp throughout the whole summer during school holidays for children aged 5 to 12 years. CAMP ROCK runs from 10.00am – 12.30pm each morning and includes an array of planned activities. Here are our top 5 activities to  give your kids the most memorable SUMMER CAMP time ever:

1. Meet & greet mascot Panda

Our friendly mascot Panda will pay a visit to the breakfast venue every morning to hang out with all children and make a few pancakes with them.  Expect nice surprises and some treats too!

2. ‘Watertastic’ games

Supervised ‘Watertastic’ games are a real hit among all children. Based in the spacious Leisure Centre of Carrigaline Court Hotel, an array of water activities will keep kids busy and active!

3. Arts & Crafts

Let your little Picassos develop their creative side while on summer holidays. Paintings, drawing, paperwork and many more will awaken the creative side of children.

4. Movie Night

Every evening we host a supervised Movie Night, children can relax with a great selection of kid-friendly films and blockbusters.

5. Fancy Dress Party

Dressing up is always fun! Every evening from 6.00pm kids can enjoy fancy dress party with selection of freshly cooked food! Sounds fun right?

If you would love to spend a fun summer with your whole family, check out our family interconnecting rooms and view our latest summer family break offer.