The Eccles experience

Steeped in 250 years of rich history and situated in the quaint village of Glengarriff overlooking Bantry Bay on a stunning stretch of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, Eccles Hotel & Spa is a beautiful four star hotel in West Cork offering the finest in charm, comfort and location.

Under the direction of award winning Chef Eddie Attwell, Eccles Hotel has established a reputation for its excellent food, with most of the produce on Eddie’s menus picked fresh daily from the hotel garden and polytunnels he has planted, foraged locally or supplied by the best of West Cork’s artisan food and drink suppliers.

Prior to joining the Eccles team, among other career highlights, Eddie spent time in the two star Michelin restaurant L’Enclume in Cumbria and has appeared twice on BBC’s Great British Menu. He was recognised as West Cork’s Local food Hero in 2019 and the hotel’s breakfast was a national winner at Georgina Campbell’s National Breakfast Awards 2020.

The Garnish Restaurant at Eccles boasts stunning panoramic views across Bantry Bay and offers a range of dining options including a wide choice of classic dishes sourced from renowned food suppliers within the local region of West Cork.

Dining at Eccles means enjoying carefully prepared meals and friendly service in pleasant settings. The bright and spacious room looks out over the picturesque surroundings of Glengarriff harbour and the Wild Atlantic Way beyond, home to some of the fresh local and seasonal ingredients that go into the restaurant menus.

The Garnish Restaurant is open seven days a week, with dinner served from 6-9pm and Sunday Lunch served from 12.30-4pm.

The Spa at Eccles Hotel is a wellness environment unlike any other and is the ideal destination for a mind and body rejuvenation experience. With three luxurious treatment rooms, a deluxe double treatment suite overlooking Bantry Bay and the ultimate selection of VOYA organic Irish seaweed based therapies and experiences, you will be completely pampered in a world of your own.

To mirror the stunning natural surrounds of the wonderful West Cork maritime location, the treatments offered at The Spa at Eccles blend natural, organic, sustainable, locally and ethically sourced ingredients designed to give you immediate, visible results and long term benefits.

You don’t need to book an overnight stay to enjoy a day of relaxation at Eccles, the Spa also offers a range of Day Packages including a new ‘Warming Massage Experience’. Using Specialised intensive warm oils, this experience combats aches and pains, releases tension and treats the skin by combining a luxurious trio of a back, neck, and shoulder massage, facial massage, and a scalp and hair massage treatment.

This package also includes a two course lunch served in the Harbour Bar, complimentary use of the Thermal Spa Garden, Hot Tubs, Sauna and a glass of Prosecco/Mimosa/Organic Cordial, and a Sweet Treat!

Following your treatment, you can relax and unwind in the seaview Relaxation Suite whilst enjoying a VOYA herbal tea. The Warming Massage Experience package is currently available for only €130pp.

To book your spa treatment or to make a dining reservation call 027 63093 or email Visit to find out more.

WCP Staff

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