IRISH INDULGENCE

Dunbrody Country House Hotel introduces the new luxurious Molton Brown Spa

The award winning Dunbrody Country House Hotel, in County Wexford, Ireland puts a luxurious twist on pampering with the opening of a new spa in January 2005.  Treatments, services and products have been exclusively designed by wellbeing experts Molton Brown to enhance the luxurious hotel environment and offer guests a deeply indulgent experience.
Set in 200 acres of stunning parkland, and with a contemporary interior of wood and natural stone, the Dunbrody Spa will make guests feel cocooned and at ease from the moment they arrive.  The treatment area is a luxurious haven complete with a gulfstream hydrotherapy pool, sauna, Asian styled steam room, relaxation room with day beds, and a spa studio for manicures and facials. 

The spa offers a unique gourmet experience alongside its Molton Brown therapies.  Guests can flavour their spa visit with a new range of delicious delicacies designed to be taken between treatments: think strawberries and tarragon, champagne and lavender sorbets, citrus salad with toasted pinenuts and exotic iced fruit.  Created by Irish Chef of the Year, Kevin Dundon, these delights are created to deliver the ultimate sensory experience.  The acclaimed restaurant, Harvest Room, will also serve a distinctive spa menu with local flavours.

From the moment guests enter the calm and serene environment of the Dunbrody Spa, they will be able to enjoy an array of adventurous therapies designed exclusively by Molton Brown. Treatments will be healing and therapeutic, restoring the natural state and purifying the mind from the clutter of modern living. The spa environment will give visitors time to drift away and dream, using elemental ingredients which are both potent and exotic.  Star therapies include: the shiatswe body massage - a combination of Swedish and shiatsu techniques; the rose quartz crystal body dynamic massage to harmonise energy; the lifeforce facial with rosa mosqueta oil for the ultimate nourished, toned and dewy skin; and the equilibrium facial for men.

They also have a wide number of male-oriented spa therapies.  This, together with the nearby championship golf courses, horse riding, sea and river fishing, means that Dunbrody offers the ultimate getaway for both men and women.

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Winning the coveted Restaurant of the Year in 2004, food is a particular speciality at Dunbrody Country House Hotel.  Guests can expect an epicurean experience of the highest standard from award-winning chef Kevin Dundon: breakfast encourages you to linger and is served until noon; all meals offer home-made bread, free-range eggs from Dunbrody’s own hens, produce from the organic kitchen garden, fresh fruit and sumptuous Irish cheeses, all served in the large airy dining rooms or courtyard.  Here there is plenty of opportunity for OTT indulgence. 

With a celebrity clientele such as the President of Ireland, the Edge, Bono, Graham Norton, Ken Starr and Rachel Weisz, and its mix of antiques and contemporary furniture, Dunbrody Country House Hotel provides the ultimate country-house hospitality.  Book into one of the deluxe double or twin rooms, which are spacious yet cosy, and curl up to watch a DVD or listen to a CD on the high tech Bose sound systems.  Alternatively lounge in front of the blazing log fire in the snug bar and treat yourself to one of the renowned Irish coffees.

Luxurious one day spa packages are from £275, facials from £60 and massages from £60.  Two night hotel stays are from £169 per person based on two people sharing a deluxe double room, B&B, one gourmet dinner and all taxes. 
www.dunbrodyhouse.com
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