Couple Breaks in Carrigaline...

Romantic 4 star getaway in Cork

Situated on the Wild Atlantic Way & Ireland’s Ancient East, the Carrigaline Court Hotel is the ideal place to enjoy a romantic weekend break, whether it’s an anniversary, birthday, or simply a well-deserved escape.

Carrigaline offers the perfect opportunity for couples to unwind, go sightseeing and relax in some of our fantastic bars & restaurants. Enjoy overnight accommodation with complimentary access to the Leisure Centre and begin the next day with a delicious Full Irish breakfast and unwind and relax with a meal in the evening.

Our stylish contemporary Bistro Restaurant is one of the finest restaurants Cork has to offer. The Bistro Restaurant incorporates several unique design features with each of its six sections designed with a different theme and style of decor.

Or perhaps you would prefer a relaxed, sociable atmosphere in the evening. Then pop in to Collins Bar, where carvery lunch is served every day in the bar.

Just outside Carrigaline then is Cork City, with a wide range of shops, pubs and fine restaurants to choose from.

We’ve taken the liberty of putting together a brief list of activities around the City and beyond, that you can enjoy to make the most of your visit to Carrigaline & Cork.


Top 10 things to do in Cork

Spike Island

Spike Island

Located just off the coast of the picturesque town of Cobh, Spike Island has a long history, as a Monastry, an 18th Century Fortress, and at the time, the world’s largest prison.

You can visit Cobh by car or take the train from Cork City, and enjoy one of Ireland’s most famous towns, before taking the short boat trip over to Spike Island.

This is a must-do for any history buffs. Visit our Spike Island page for more information on the Island and how to book your tickets.


Fota Wildlife Park

Fota Wildlife Park Tiger

One of Ireland’s leading tourist attractions, Fota Wildlife Park offers a very unique experience to its visitors. You can walk alongside the free-roaming wallabies and peacocks, come face-to-face with lions & tigers, wave at the monkeys, run with the cheetahs. With a number of coffee stations, cafés, and restaurants, Fota makes for an excellent day out for animal lovers, picnickers, and walkers alike.

Visit for bookings, inquiries and more information on the park.


The English Market

The English Market, Cork City

If it’s good enough for the Queen..

Cork’s English Market has served the people of Cork in the face of famine, flood, war and multiple recessions – dating back as far as 1788.

Nowdays, a mix of traditional Cork fare and exciting new foods from afar, combined with long-standing family-run stalls contribute to the unique appeal and atmosphere of one of the city’s biggest attractions.

Visit our English Market page for more information.


Titanic Experience, Cobh

Titantic Experience Cobh

While you’re in Cobh enjoying Spike Island, why not experience what life would have been like on board for the passengers of the Titanic and discover the facts surrounding the tragic sinking of the famous vessel. Visit our Titanic Experience page for more information.


Beaches in Cork

Beaches in Cork

Cork is renowned for our scenic coastline, and we have some of the most beautiful beaches in the world (or so we like to think).

It’s always worth the short trip to West Cork to visit the amazing Inchydoney, or closer to Carrigaline, we have Crosshaven for the very popular Summer spot – Myrtleville beach, with Fountainstown beach just down the road from it. Myrtleville beach is the closest beach to Cork City centre.

Then there’s our beautiful seaside towns of Youghal and Kinsale, each with their own excellent beaches, lively atmosphere and scenic pubs & restaurants.


Golf in Cork

Golf courses in Cork

If you’re looking for a couples weekend of golfing, then say no more. Fota Island, The Old Head of Kinsale, Bandon, Bantry, Castlemartyr..

Cork has some of the most challenging, scenic and professional golf courses in Europe.

Fota Island alone has hosted the Irish Open 3 times.

So if you’re looking for a golfing weekend away, Cork has everything you need, and more.


Wild Atlantic Way

Wild Atlantic Way - Ireland

Make a break for the Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland’s spectacular coastal route.

Kinsale is the official starting point for the Wild Atlantic Way, just minutes in the car from Carrigaline.

Rest and refuel in Carrigaline Court Hotel before hitting the road and traveling some of the most scenic roads in the world, along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Visit our Wild Atlantic Way page for more information and for things to do along the way.


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We are open to essential workers in accordance with Government guidelines. Please note that we can accept future dated leisure reservations, and offer a best price, fully cancellable policy on direct bookings, but such reservations are subject to Government restrictions during dates of stay.

Our team look forward to welcoming you as our guest, and are also contactable on 021-4852100 or

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