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Celebrate Galentine’s Day All Month At The Montenotte


Galentine’s Day is a special day for women to celebrate their friendships with their besties, a spin-off of Valentine’s Day. It has become an annual occasion where women leave their significant others at home and get together to honour their friendships.

If you’re looking for ideas on where to spend Galentine’s Day this year or to honour the important women in your life who make every day brighter, look no further than The Montenotte Hotel.

What is Galentine’s Day?

Galentine’s Day is a blend of Valentine’s Day and “gal”, meaning a female friend. The word was first used in a 2010 episode of Parks and Recreation, where Leslie Knope, played by Amy Poehler, organises a brunch for her female friends on February 13, the day before Valentine’s Day. She described it as “ladies celebrating ladies” and “like Lilith Fair, minus the angst”. 

There are also some alternatives to Galentine’s Day, such as Palentine’s Day or Friendentine’s Day, which are more inclusive and gender-neutral terms for celebrating friendships.

Why Celebrate Galentine’s Day?

Galentine’s Day is a great opportunity to step away from the traditional romantic narratives of Valentine’s Day and show appreciation and gratitude to the women in your life who support you, inspire you, and make you laugh. It’s also a fun way to treat yourself and your gal pals to some pampering, indulgence, and entertainment.

So, whether you’re single or in a relationship, you can enjoy Galentine’s Day with your girlfriends, who are always there for you no matter what.

Galentine’s Day Ideas at The Montenotte 

The team at The Montenotte knows just how important Galentine’s Day is, which is why we have designed the perfect package combining luxury, comfort, and fun, for all the gals based in Cork or wider-Ireland.

Our Galentine’s Day package includes a glass of refreshing, bubbly Champagne on arrival as well as the below.

Dine at Our Panorama Restaurant

A culinary dining experience awaits you and the gals in our award-winning restaurant, Panorama, where you will be treated to a delicious three-course menu while soaking in stunning views of Cork City. 

1-Night Stay in an Executive Room

Enjoy a one-night stay in one of our luxurious Executive Rooms and be treated to a delicious breakfast in bed the next morning at whatever time you want.

Two Urban De-Stress Massages

Relax with your besties and enjoy being pampered with an urban de-stress massage at the Montenotte Bellevue Spa. This de-stressing treatment targets the body’s tension areas and encourages a release through deep relaxation. To do this, we use a bespoke system of soothing massage, lymphatic stimulation, myofascial release and a pressure point massage of the back and feet. The release of stress from deep inside promotes healthy organ function, putting the body and, therefore, the mind at ease. 

Access to Our Cameo Cinema

When you’re not being treated in our luxurious spa, you can kick back with the gals in our 50-seat Cameo Cinema and watch your favourite movies from classic to contemporary.

Access to Our Heated Pool, Steam Room and Sauna

A trip to The Montenotte isn’t complete without a refreshing dip in our indoor heated pool, followed by chilling in the steam room and sauna.

Galentine’s Package Prices and Details

Our Galentine’s Day package is available from €349 pps and is valid from 1st – 29th February 2024.

Book your Galentine’s Getaway package now and treat yourself and your Galentines to a fabulous and unforgettable experience at The Montenotte.

We also have a special Valentines Day Deal here.