Outdoor Spa Experiences at Cliff House and Cliff at Lyons

Replenish your reserves in Cliff House Hotel in Ardmore, Co. Waterford with an overnight stay in a sea view room. Enjoy a 45-minute outdoor bathing therapy using organic seaweed harvested from the Irish coast and a three-course dinner in The Bar Restaurant. 

Outdoor Spa Experiences at Cliff House and Cliff at Lyons 

You can spend your day walking the beach, enjoying a swim, breathing in the fresh sea air. You will be sleeping soundly as the waves lull you to sleep. On departure, take a piece of CLIFF home with you. A jar of Lavender and Atlantic Seaweed Bath Salts from The Well at CLIFF for you to recreate the experience in your own home.  

A one-night stay with breakfast, a three-course dinner in The Bar Restaurant, a 45-minute organic seaweed bath and gift of a jar of Lavender and Atlantic Seaweed Bath salts from The Well at CLIFF is available from €559 for two people sharing.

 The Well in the Garden 

Tucked away amongst the rose-clad cottages and herb gardens at Cliff at Lyons is the recently added Garden Room. It is an immersive outdoor thermal experience with two free-standing copper baths. There you can experience a selection of seasonally-changing bathing therapies, outdoor showers under a canopy and an outdoor sauna to their award-winning spa offering. 

The Village Thermal, continues the outdoor theme, with two Finnish barrel saunas and accompanying hot tubs nestled in the lush greenery close to the Garden Room. 

Escape into nature with the perfect antidote to stress, heating your muscles in the Finnish sauna. Allow your body to relax completely before soaking your cares away in the outdoor hot tub. The pleasures of the heat and water are magnified by the sounds of birdsong and rustling leaves. 

The Japanese believe in the exceptional benefits of ‘forest bathing’, immersing yourself in a forest setting as a natural way to calm your senses in a busy world, and so bringing a sense of peace. The new Village Thermal at Cliff at Lyons with its heat and bathing options, accompanied by the gentlest whisper of leaves from the surrounding trees, is an exquisitely different approach to a new kind of forest bathing. 

All hotel guests at Cliff at Lyons are offered a complimentary 45-minute session in Village Thermal, a uniquely refreshing and relaxing therapy in the pure country air under a green canopy of leaves above you. Village Thermal at Cliff at Lyons is open daily from 9am to 7pm. 

Book the Lyons Heart package from €520, including an overnight stay in an idyllic Estate or Lily pond room with a three course dinner at The Mill, breakfast in The Orangery and access to the new Village Thermal in The Well Spa. A choice of one 60 minute spa treatment per person is part of the experience for two people, either indoors or outdoors, the choice is yours, book here

See some other suggestions of hot tubs around Ireland here.


Joan Scales
Joan Scales
Award-winning journalist, Joan has been writing about travel and tourism for many years principally for The Irish Times and lately for travel2ireland. Joan has appeared many times on television and radio talking about the business of travel and all its component strands. She is also a public speaker and has appeared at many international conventions and conferences.

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