Paradise Found: Soak your way to a calm mind under a canopy of trees at this garden room

The Garden Room is specially tailored to couples or friends looking for a private, indulgent experience that channels all the qualities of The Cliff at Lyons in Kildare and its spa in the open air

The bathing therapy ritual at The Cliff at Lyons costs €150 for two people for 60 minutes. Picture: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

January is often when hotels reboot and regenerate, using the downtime after Christmas to renew existing spaces and sometimes create new ones. The Cliff at Lyons in Kildare has done just that, having reopened its doors after spending the first part of the year refurbishing its rooms and communal spaces. The biggest addition to this country retreat is its new Garden Room, now part of The Well in the Garden, their award-winning spa. Covering a ...