Fota Island Resort

If you've ever dreamed of having a party on an idyllic island retreat, then Fota Island Resort is where dreams really do come true. The scenic surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for beautiful photography and the selection of dining possibilities on the island can cater for any  gathering, big or small. Whether it’s an intimate celebration with just family and special guests or a larger affair with all the wedding bells and whistles, mark the moment in style at Fota Island Resort.


For couples, Fota Island Resort is a very special place to celebrate each other. Avenues lined with magnificent oaks and sycamores meet you while the stunning backdrop of the island provides endless opportunities to capture those special first photographs together as newlyweds. After you've said 'I do' it's time to celebrate in style.


The Smith-Barry Suite can accommodate between 120 and 300 guests and opens out onto a terrace in the summer months where you can enjoy an al fresco pre-wedding drinks reception with your guests. With exciting plans afoot at Fota Island Resort, couples planning their wedding from spring 2020 onwards will enjoy a sparkling new Smith-Barry Suite as a full refurbishment of the ballroom is currently underway, with celebrity interior designer, Hugh Wallace leading the new design. Wallace, a regular judge on RTÉ’s hugely popular Home of the Year, has an exciting vision for the impressive Suite which will focus on maximising the beautiful natural light in the space, while also adding a signature touch of his flamboyant design flair with plenty of sparkle and vibrant pops of colour.


The Clubhouse at Fota Island Resort exudes a classic country feel and merges effortlessly into the surrounding landscape. Weddings at The Clubhouse can accommodate up to 120 guests. With its stunning setting, The Clubhouse at Fota Island Resort is also a wonderful venue to host your rehearsal dinner or post wedding celebrations.


Start your happily ever after in 5-star style!