Global Award for Ashford Castle Spa

Tuesday, October 03, 2023. 5:08pm

Best Hotel Spa in Ireland for eighth consecutive year at World Spa Awards

The Spa at Ashford Castle has been named Ireland’s Best Hotel Spa for an eighth consecutive year at the annual World Spa Awards.

With voting cast by consumers, the media and spa industry experts, The Spa at Ashford Castle was selected as number one from a shortlist that included 12 exceptional Irish hotel spas.

The Spa at Ashford Castle, which is the only hotel spa in Ireland to have achieved a Forbes Five-Star ranking, features luxurious surrounds including five treatment rooms, a relaxation pool, steam room and a terrace area with magnificent views across Lough Corrib.  With a treatment menu that includes an invigorating Hammam, not often found in Ireland, The Spa uses luxury Irish products from Voya, Red Carnation Hotels’ own B|Africa product range along with the family-owned Spanish brand, Natura Bissé.

Michelle Ryan, Director of Spa and Wellness at Ashford Castle said: “This has been a remarkable year for the team at The Spa having firstly been awarded a Forbes Five Star rating and now, once again winning this global award of which we are so proud.  We do offer something quite unique and every experience at The Spa reflects the unrivalled service, attention to detail and warm hospitality guests expect from every element of their Ashford Castle visit. Thank you to our guests and to everyone who voted for The Spa, we are thrilled.”

The World Spa Awards aim to celebrate and reward excellence in spa and wellness tourism through its annual awards programme.  The Awards inspire superior standards globally and all winners can be seen at

Located in Cong, Co Mayo, more information on the award-winning The Spa at Ashford Castle is available at

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