Pictured left to right: Sara Forster (Spa Manager) and Emma McConnon (Head Therapist)
The spa at Killeavy Castle Estate has been awarded the esteemed title of "Spa of the Year" at the prestigious Ulster Tatler Awards 2023. This coveted accolade recognises the spa at Killeavy Castle Estate’s commitment to excellence, impeccable service, and unwavering dedication to providing guests with an unparalleled wellness experience.
Now in its sixteenth year, the Ulster Tatler Awards celebrate the best that Northern Ireland has to offer in hospitality, beauty and business with Ulster Tatler readers nominating the local people and companies that have excelled in the last year.
The Spa of the Year category specifically recognises exceptional facilities and services in the spa and wellness sector and Killeavy Castle Estate Spa's triumph is a testament to its position as a provider of unique and contemporary spa and wellness treatments.
The spa's serene ambience, first-class treatments, and a team of dedicated professionals have made it a haven of relaxation and rejuvenation for both guests of Killeavy Castle Estate and clients in the surrounding local area. From soothing massages to revitalising skincare rituals, Killeavy Castle Estate Spa offers an array of experiences designed to enhance the well-being of its clientele.
The Ulster Tatler Awards 2023 ceremony was held on 14 September at Belfast City Hall, bringing together Ulster Tatler reader favourites from various sectors to celebrate excellence and innovation in Northern Ireland.
Following the presentation of the award, Sara Forster, Manager of the Spa at Killeavy Castle Estate, expressed her delight at receiving the award, stating, "We are thrilled to be named Spa of the Year at the Ulster Tatler Awards. This recognition is a testament to the exceptional dedication of our Spa team and the commitment of Killeavy Castle Estate to providing an unparalleled spa experience. We are honoured to have our Spa celebrated in this way."
Some of what sets the spa at Killeavy Castle Estate apart is its holistic approach to wellness, it not only provides luxurious treatments, but also fosters a connection to nature and the serene surroundings of the estate that aligns with the estate’s sustainability and eco-friendly values. Guests are invited to unwind in a tranquil environment that complements the therapeutic benefits of each treatment, with views of the stunning surrounding area from the relaxation room and spa thermal suite.