Newly established the Capella Castlemartyr is a luxury five star resort set in quaint countryside less than 20 miles from Cork City and 30 miles from Cork International Airport.
The bucolic country village of Castlemartyr is the perfect setting for the luxurious Castlemartyr Reort in Ireland. Opened in August 2007, this lavish hotel is aiming to be the best in Ireland and it certainly has the style, facilities and impeccable level of service to compete with the best in the world.
The resort is centred around a 17th century manor house set on 220 acres that include the ruins of a thousand year old castle. Rich in Irish culture and charm, the historic estate was once owned by the Knights Templar and the Third Earl of Cork.
The hotel's spacious accommodation has been lavishly set out by award winning interior designers and come with all the very latest facilities including king size beds, LCD televisions, wireless internet access, Ipod docking station and private balcony. Suites from standards to deluxe range in size from 500 to 3,000 square feet.
Amenities at the Castlemartyr Resort include the Knight's Bar, the social focal point of the hotel with blazing fireplace, baby grand piano and fully restored Rococo ceiling and the Bell Tower, the hotel's fine dining restaurant serving superior gourmet cuisine using the finest local, farm fresh ingredients.
The hotel's facilities include Auriga, a spa and fitness center comprising 10 treatment rooms, vitality pools, an ozone treated water swimming pool, steam room, saunas, a spa suite, a yoga and Pilates studio and a Spa Café. While in true Irish style the hotel also boasts an 18-hole links-style golf course designed by Ron Kirby, which promises to become another of the region's memorable courses.
A variety of activities from fishing to beekeeping can be arranged and the Castlemartyr Resort hosts a range of entertainments from readings by local authors to traditional Irish music and dancing sessions. The resort's lush grounds are home to ancient woodland and a swan lake, while the estate's meandering paths and outdoor lounges are perfect for enjoying the pastoral Irish scenery.