The grand final for ultra prestigious World Travel Awards were held last week in Mauritius, and a lot of Irish hotels and spas came out on top.
Looking for somewhere faaaancy to stay in the New Year? Look no further – here are Ireland's finest award winners.
Best Boutique Hotel – Dromoland Castle
Located in Co Clare, this fairy tale castle boasts a golf course and romantic four-poster beds fit for a queen.
Best Business Hotel – The Shelbourne Dublin
The city's landmark luxury hotel, it's a firm favourite for slick travellers wanting to be close to all Dublin's action.
Best Hotel (Overall) – Powerscourt Hotel & Spa
Tucked away at the foot of the Wicklow Mountains, Powerscourt is an absolute dream if you want to escape from the stresses of the world.
Bonus points for its giant-size outdoor chessboard.
Best Hotel Suite – Presidential Suite at The Westbury
An area for meetings, luxurious armchairs for that all important lounging, a private entrance and it has its own bar. 'Nuff said.
Best Luxury Hotel – Conrad Dublin
Located just off of Stephen's Green, The Conrad is a real treat. Five star service and a great craft beer bar.
Rooms have Nespresso machines and iPod docks – very cool.
Best Spa Resort – Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa
This spa hotel that's situated right on the beach in Co Cork has won this award five times in the last decade, and we can see why.
Impressive views of the Celtic Sea and the spa has a seawater therapy pool. Bliss.