03/06/2013 (press release: OnlinePR) // UK
Discover the unspoilt springtime beauty of Ireland with self-catering specialists Natural Retreats, offering beautiful properties in a destination awash with Emerald Isle history. Natural Retreats The Heritage Golf & Spa, County Laois, and Natural Retreats Castlemartyr, Cork boast exceptional self-catering accommodation yet are tucked away in the grounds of iconic hotels, offering a tantalising combination of privacy and service.
With excellent cooking facilities and fresh produce available, Natural Retreats provide the perfect recipe for a cosy night in after an invigorating day outdoors. The Heritage resort offers an exciting array of family activities guaranteeing entertainment for all. This, coupled with the chance to enjoy the privacy and space of a Natural Retreats residence, allows families to combine home comforts with the services of a luxury hotel.
The stunning Castlemartyr Natural Retreats is 30 minutes’ drive from Cork International Airport and The Heritage Golf & Spa an hour’s drive from Dublin.
Fun for all the Family at The Heritage – The Heritage Golf & Spa Resort, County Laois, Ireland
Tucked away in charming Killenard, the magnificent National Retreats apartments set within the grounds of The Heritage Golf & Spa Resort are perfect for families of all ages. With an impressive array of activities and facilities, the boys can enjoy a knockabout on the tennis courts, while mother and daughter take a dip in the leisure pool. As a family, there are plenty of activities to enjoy together, from outdoor bowling to movie time at the cinema, or take advantage of the 5km walking track – the epitome of good, clean healthy fun. What’s more, with the fun Kids Club offering complimentary activities during the school holidays, parents can take five and unwind in the sumptuous Spa or on the Championship Golf Course, before cooking up a feast all together in the superbly equipped open-plan kitchen.
Two nights at The Heritage Golf & Spa in a 2-bedroom apartment starts from €259 (*£224)
Rejuvenate the soul amid Cork’s most wondrous woodlands – Natural Retreats Castlemartyr Self Catering Resort, Ireland
The five-star Castlemartyr Resort is tucked away in Cork’s most awe-inspiring countryside, an astounding location that epitomises the Emerald Isle’s culture perfectly. A fantastic retreat for couples and groups alike, Natural Retreats Castlemartyr offers guests unique lodge and mews house accommodation, located within the sanctuary of the historic walled gardens of the Castlemartyr estate. All residences are equipped with superb self-catering facilities, yet remain within a stone’s throw of onsite restaurants, should you so desire. Be sure to keep the mind and body active; whether you fancy a spot of croquet on Mitchell´s lawn, a fun tour around the estate by horse and carriage, a bicycle ride or even a walk with the resident red and white Irish setters, Earl and Countess, you can do it all at Castlemartyr. Two nights at a two-bedroom Loge at Castlemartyr resort starts from €280 (*£242)
Notes to editor
Natural Retreats offer incredible places to stay in beautiful and secluded locations, with a personal concierge service that is unrivalled.
Guests can also stay at stunning UK locations include the Yorkshire Dales, Ll?n Peninsula in Wales, West Highlands in Scotland and Fistral Beach and Trewhiddle in Cornwall.
In 2011, Natural Retreats expanded abroad with beautiful luxury villas in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote. Each villa features spacious open-plan living, with a terrace leading onto a private, heated outdoor pool.
Across the pond, Natural Retreats now feature two incredible sites in the US, Virginia Hot Springs and South Fork Lodge in Idaho. South Fork Lodge is widely known as a world-class fishing retreat and Virginia Hot Springs offers outstanding year-round activities including hiking, kayaking and horse-riding in a truly breath-taking location.
For more information on Natural Retreats, its philosophy and selection of properties, please visit www.naturalretreats.com.