The Europe Hotel and Resort sits amid some of the most breathtaking of locations on the Lakes of Killarney and at the foot of the Kerry mountains. Only 3km from Killarney town centre in County Kerry, this glorious setting offers guests the chance to experience true luxury in the heart of Ireland’s South West. Whether dining in one the hotel’s three restaurants or relaxing in the spa, guests enjoy stunning views over the Lakes of Killarney and mountains beyond. The hotel offers an ideal base from which to explore many famed Kerry beauty spots, such as the nearby National Park, Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula. For golfers the hotel is adjacent to the Killarney Golf and Fishing Club and is within easy distance of a number of parkland and links courses.
Although surrounded by a wealth of activities and sights to see, many guests simply choose to enjoy the fantastic facilities at the hotel and on the grounds. All guests enjoy complimentary access to the Active Level of the multi-award winning spa which includes 20m lap pool, indoor and outdoor vitality pools, thermal suites and relaxation experiences. The spa has been designed to be in perfect balance with the nature of its environment, each relaxation space created to take advantage of the landscape, a peaceful haven in which to awaken the senses and relax the mind.
ESPA therapies fuse the benefits of modern health, beauty and relaxation with the proven wisdom of ancient therapies from around the world. The holistic total body ritual, a signature treatment, encapsulates this philosophy using hot stones and individually tailored essential oils to release natural energies.
After treatments, guests can visit the Spa Café which offers a harmony between beautiful surroundings and satisfying, nourishing food whether guests are seeking an organic salad or a refreshing fruit juice or herbal tisane. Or they might simply choose to relax in the cocoon of heated loungers where the peaceful sound of the water on the lakeshore will lull them into a gentle rest.
Tennis on the two indoor courts and horse riding on their Haflinger ponies is also complimentary for all guests. Boating and fishing may be arranged from the hotel’s private pier. The Europe Hotel and Resort’s lakeshore location combined with years of five star experience and the latest in modern comforts and facilities make it easy to see why this hotel was named Best Overall Hotel in Ireland 2009 and 2010.