Relax, unwind and float effortlessly in a calming and serene state, with these 6 Blissful Bathtubs from Ireland’s Blue Book. 


1. Castle Leslie Estate, Co Monaghan

Each bathroom is unique at Castle Leslie, here you will find the oldest plumbed bath in Ireland, a throne toilet and a complete bathroom hidden away in a doll’s house. The bathrooms accompany the individually styled bedrooms of the Castle. From romantic boudoirs designed with relaxation and privacy in mind to more flamboyant bedrooms decorated with rich deep colours, there's a room and a view to suit every taste at this Irish Castle Hotel.  

Steeped in history, full of character and charm, Castle Leslie Estate is the ultimate Irish rural escape. Nestled on 1,000 acres of the undulating Irish countryside, dotted with ancient woodland and glittering lakes. Castle Leslie Estate, is one of the last great Irish castle estates still in the hands of its founding family. The Castle, at the heart of the Estate, offers authentic original interiors and old-style hospitality. 


2. Hayfield Manor, Cork

Each Deluxe Ensuite Bedroom at the 5-Star Hayfield Manor comes with a Double Vanity Unit in the bathroom, most with a separate bath & shower.  Indulge in a luxurious soak in the tub with Elemis Spa products, before cosying up a fluffy bathrobe & slippers.

Nestled within secluded gardens, Cork’s premier 5-star hotel, Hayfield Manor provides the charm of a country house within the vibrant city of Cork. Splendid rooms and suites are classically styled and individually decorated. Guests with a penchant for exquisite food can sample the local fare showcased in the gourmet restaurant Orchids, and in the contemporary dining space, Perrots Garden Bistro. The Beautique Spa features Elemis Spa Therapy, an indoor heated pool, Jacuzzi, steam room and resident’s gym


3. Ice House, Co. Mayo

With monsoon showers, antique sinks and cedar-wood baths in each Heritage Suite & under-floor heating, separate bath and walk-in shower in the Riverside Suites, The Ice House is one hotel that you simply won’t want to leave.

At the Ice House Hotel in Ballina, you’re greeted with a wonderful fusion of old and new. Luxurious bedrooms and suites, all with panoramic river views, marry the beauty of the original eighteenth-century building with rich contemporary styling. This eclectic mix perfectly frames the amazing views that stretch across the River Moy to the woodlands beyond.


4. Newforge House, Co. Armagh

At Newforge House, you can look forward to a soak in a premium roll-top bath that accompanies most bedrooms. While you enjoy your bubble bath, you can gaze up at some old pictures of Newforge.

Cradled in mature gardens and green fields in the village of Magheralin, Newforge House built in 1785, has been in the family for six generations. Newforge boasts light and airy reception rooms and six individually designed bedrooms. Period features and antiques blend seamlessly with contemporary comforts- fireplaces, shutters and cornicing, for example, have been lovingly restored, whilst elegant modern bathrooms and excellent beds have been added to ensure guests enjoy a most relaxing stay. 

5. No.1 Pery Square, Co. Limerick

Indulge in a 100% certified organic Voya Seaweed baths can be offered in most bedrooms at No.1 Pery Square. Relax into a luxurious steaming bath of fresh seawater and wild, organic seaweed, float effortlessly into a soothing and tranquil state, your skin feels smooth and renewed. 

Overlooking the handsome, tree-lined Peoples Park in Limerick’s historic Georgian Quarter, No.1 Pery Square is a luxurious and intimate boutique townhouse. Situated just 5 min’s walk from the city centre & train/bus station. The house comprises of 20 bedrooms all individually named and styled. Delicious food & wine served at Sash and the Park room lounge. No 1 also houses an organic VOYA spa tucked away in the basement vaults and own kitchen garden, rooms full of personality and style throughout and a boutique wine shop.


6. Dunowen House, Co. Cork

At Dunowen House, you need not even leave the luxury of your suite to enjoy some bathtime bliss. The Cathedral Room has its own free-standing bathtub in in the main bedroom itself, so you can have a long soak in your beautiful suite, beneath the impressive vaulted ceilings and exposed stone walls. 
Dunowen House is a secluded private rental property situated 10 minutes outside Clonakilty in West Cork. Surrounded by private coves and sandy beaches, it offers a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of day to day life. When you book Dunowen House, it is exclusively yours for the duration of your stay. 

6. Ballyfin Demesne, Co. Laois

At Ballyfin, you can enjoy a more secluded experience in their Gardener's Cottage. It would be worth going for their glorious bathroom alone. Guests can also enjoy the range of sumptuous products. Bath and body products come from Pavonia, purveyors of the finest in natural skincare. Beautifull handmade, palm-oil free soaps come from the Sally Miller collection in delicious scents such as Citrus, Rosemary and Lime, and Wild Rose and Sandalwood. 
Ballyfin is a luxurious regency mansion at the foot of the Slieve Bloom mountains in County Laois. With just 20 bedrooms, guests can enjoy all the opulence of a 5-star hotel with the intimate feel of a country house. The Gardeners Cottage is just a stone's throw from the main house, in a quiet corner of the walled garden. With beautiful views from the balcony and a private hot tub on the terrace.

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