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Shandon Spa Wins Again!


The Shandon Spa is thrilled to be named as RSVP Magazines ‘Best Resort Spa 2017’ for the second year in a row!  RSVP magazine is Irelands number one celebrity magazine.  The Shandon Spa is named amongst some of Ireland’s best Spa’s. The Shandon Spa is going from strength to strength, said Eibhlin Cannon, Spa Manager.  Eibhlin remarked how they have upgraded the spa this summer with a refurbishment of the treatment rooms, reception areas and the relaxation room.  Eibhlin remarked how her clientele want to be pampered from head to toe, so she has introduced many new little luxuries throughout…



Jazz & Blues 2017 at the Shandon


The Shandon Hotel & Spa is excited to announce their fantastic line-up for the upcoming Dunfanaghy Jazz Weekend 2017! Friday 15th September Peter Rice, 7pm-9pm Joan Talbot Jazz Quartet 9-11pm Saturday 16th September Owen Campbell 3-5pm Paul Buckley & Ronald Beek 6.30-8.30pm Lee Hedley Band 9.30-11.30pm Sunday 17th September Eilidh Patterson 3-5pm Ian Smith Trio 6-8pm   For more information, please all us 00353 (0) 749136137



Christmas Parties at the Shandon 2017!


Party with class this Christmas at the Four Star Shandon Resort! Saturday 9th December 2017 The Wailin Banshees Live Shandon G&T Cocktail on Arrival Turf Fire & Sea View Complimentary 4 Course Gourmet Meal 49 per person Ticket B&B 109pps THE WAILIN BANSHEES are the newest arrivals to the music scene this year, so who are the Banshees and why have they been causing such a stir and interest lately. The band all hail from Strabane and were formed when 2 former members of The Whiskey Preachers Eamonn ‘Sticks’ Doherty and Sean Gillespie expanded and joined forces with Gavin Kelly…



Dinner with Brian Kennedy at the Shandon


Thursday 21st Sep Tickets €59pp Ticket + B&B €109pps The Shandon Hotel & Spa is excited to announce a glamorous dinner date with Brian Kennedy. Enjoy Shandon G&T drinks reception and a sumptuous 4 course gourment meal before Brian Kennedy takes to the stage to perform. Brian Kennedy survived a childhood on the infamous Falls Road, West Belfast at the height of its hellish history against all the odds to carve an extraordinary career in music. In his own words he says, “It’s a miracle that I survived my childhood and became a singer really, given where and how my…



Shandon Hotel & Spa Puts Masquerade Ball on another level!


The Shandon Hotel & Spa has been a hub of activity this last couple of weeks, not only are they in the middle of their busiest season, but they also had several construction and building projects ongoing for the development of their new fine dining restaurant overlooking the bay and in addition to that, they have completed refurbishment of the Shandon Spa. The schedule for completion was exceptionally tight with just 4 weeks to rip out old bedrooms (in the old, unused part of the property), put in new roof & flooring with soundproofing and create the most outstanding, luxury…



Shandon’s Team Tri Quads Wins Overall Ladies Team At Donegal Ultra!


Donegal Atlantic Way Ultra Race 555km – WE WON! Donegals most challenging cycle race took place yesterday the 23rd June at the Mount Errigal hotel with 104 teams taking part from all over the globe. The race took place over 555km of Donegals most rugged coastline along the wild Atlantic way and the Shandon were delighted to be supporting Team Tri Quads as the go to do battle against the top cyclists in the country! Triona Mc Menamin, Lisa Dalton, Catherine Regan and Emma Mc Gee are all award winning triathletes, lifesavers and runners won the overall ladies team at the…



Dog Sitting Now Available At The Shandon!


It seems an absolute ‘sin’ to come to the Shandon without your ‘pet pooch’!  All those fantastic beaches and walks at Ards, if he found out he would feel so left out! The Shandon Hotel & Spa has now hooked up with Jenny Coe who will take care of your pet overnight and is flexible so that if you want to come and get him for walks at your leisure, it is no problem at all!  This free’s you up to enjoy a cocktail in the new Shandon bar or a nice meal overlooking the bay with peace of mind…



Magical Winter Wonderland At Shandon!


A magical family Christmas experience that you will treasure forever! After unprecedented success and rave reviews from our first magical winter wonderland in 2016, we are now giving our valued repeat guests an opportunity to enjoy a secret ‘pre-sale’. 1 night package. Imagine the look on their little faces when Santa knocks on their door and knows them by name! This will kick off the mystical atmosphere of your Shandon Santa experience! The excitement will peak when you take the journey to Mrs Claus’ Cabin, but before you meet her, you must take the journey through the Shandon Forest (indoors),…



Paint & Perform Summer Camp!


Karen Murphy Speech & Drama are launching two summer camps  in August 2017. 7th – 11th August & 14th to 18th August 2017. A fun filled week of drama activities including games, drama, improvisation, mime, puppetry, shadow puppetry, arts and crafts & mindfulness. Children will be encouraged to use their imaginations their voices and their bodies in many of the Speech & Drama Activities designed. Designed to build confidence and develop communication skills whilst having lots and lots of fun. August 7-11th 2017 possibly 14-18th August 2017 10am-2pm daily €80.00 per week per child. Discount available to hotel residents for…



Summer Swim & Sports Camp!


Summer Swim & Sports Camp lead by Triona Mc Menamin, a local primary school teacher and current coach to the Irish Lifesaving Squad is multi qualified being a level 2 swim coach, surf lifesaving and triathlon coach. Triona also has a great sporting background having won numerous National, European and World Lifesaving titles while being well known on the triathlon, swim and stand up paddle board racing scene in Ireland. “Swimming is a life skill. I live by the ocean in Dunfanaghy, a gorgeous part of the world and I’m excited about getting more local children and adults into the…



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