Your Guide To Luxury Hen Parties

It’s time to celebrate with your girls, so let the hen party planning begin!

Gone are the days of just a wild night out on the town with fancy dress, luxury hen party experiences are the new go-to for the last fling before the ring. Today you’re in luck, we’ve found 4 perfect options for an extra special hen party together that will please every bride and her closest pals. Take a look at these options if you’re looking for a truly luxurious and memorable hen experience…

Spa Break at the Montonotte

Stay Unique at the award-winning and iconic Montenotte Hotel, Cork’s freshest boutique Hotel. What makes the Montenotte Hotel unique, some might say it’s the hotels exquisitely refurbished rooms, the stunning Panorama Bistro & Terrace spectacular views of the cultured City of Cork or the hotels in-house ‘The Cameo’ cinema showing a nightly movie for hotel residents to enjoy.

Some think the uniqueness is the hotel’s location: a stroll from many of Cork’s highlights and activities for all of the family to enjoy, overlooking the beautiful city, but away from the noise and traffic. Others extol the hotel’s restaurant with fresh, seasonal cuisine and fabulous cocktails. Relax and unwind in Motion Leisure Club, boasting a 20-metre swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi and gymnasium.

In Spring 2018, the award-winning and unique Montenotte Hotel opened Bellevue Spa, a collection of exquisitely decorated treatment rooms, nail bar and hair salon each created with the customer in mind. Over the past year, they have carefully listened to their customers and the promise to STAY UNIQUE will continue, with this exciting addition to Ireland’s Best City Hotel 2017. A unique Spa built in the original mansion house of The Montenotte Hotel, originally the home of a Merchant Prince, Bellevue Spa marries the values of old and new to bring you the ultimate in therapeutic beauty and relaxation through the treatments created with ingredients sourced from the hotels very own gardens.

There is something truly unique at the award-winning Montenotte Hotel for you to experience.

For the perfect setting for your group, try an exclusive experience in our chic STYLE SUITE for 6 to 9 people with prosecco & sweet treats, priced at €75.00 per person.

The Joe Malone Bridal Scent Experience

Now, this option may not be so much a party, but it certainly is an indulgent experience that every bride should consider taking advantage of leading up the big day. If you haven’t already heard of having a ‘wedding scent’ then let us tell you that this is the perfect opportunity to create an extra special perfume for your walk down the aisle. Not only will you have a gorgeous scent on the big day, everytime you spritz your personalised perfume memories of that happy day will come flooding back. The Joe Malone Bridal Scent Experience is offered at Brown Thomas Stores. During the experience, one of their scent experts will help you in choosing the ideal perfume for your wedding day. What makes this even better? The consultation is completely free and you can bring a guest along! So if you’re looking for that extra special, romantic wedding scent, this is the perfect pre-wedding experience to take advantage of!

Photo: Marianne Wilson Photography

Book A Weekend Escape

The Sneem Hotel is proud to unveil a new destination located on the prime estate with dramatic backdrops of MacGillycuddy’s Reeks whilst located on the water’s edge overlooking the Goldens Cove. This 3 bedroom, 3-bathroom cove facing Lodge is nestled amongst the natural matured fauna in the private estate offering a more secluded experience, yet still a stone’s throw away from the main hotel facilities.

With a vernacular architecture exterior design, warm and luxury interior style, no expense was spared to ensure great Irish hospitality is offered to all guests.

The 3-bedroom Lodge is the ideal location for the bride to be, prior to your unveiling on the day of the wedding or the perfect venue for a luxury pre-wedding slumber party with the girls. For bookings contact the hotel direct on +353 (0)64 6675100 or via email at

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea is the perfect choice for any bride looking for something to please all ages. Your mam and aunties will appreciate being included in the bunch for this fancy outing. Now, living in Ireland we all know afternoon teas are offered at almost any and every hotel and country house across the country. So, depending on your tastes and budget there’s no shortage of options when it comes to finding the perfect location to host your luxe afternoon of sipping tea (or prosecco!) and snacking on tasty treats. If you’re looking to take your tea up a notch, create a themed day. Think old Hollywood beauty or just have your ladies dress to impress. There will be no question that you’re celebrating something special. Plus, it’ll be the perfect opportunity to take a few memorable snaps to capture the occasion.


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