Dun Laoghaire Harbour


Spring has Sprung, it’s time to get moving! The weather is warming up and it’s time to get moving, here’s our top 5 ideas for some Family Friendly activities all within 10 minutes drive of our Hotel, the Rochestown Lodge Hotel & Spa in Dun Laoghaire.


1. Dun Laoghaire Pier, approx. 5 mins drive Dun Laoghaire is a hive of activity and the East Pier is the perfect place to take a family stroll, b...

Woman drinking bottle of water outside in the sunshine


Approximately 60 percent of the body is made of water. Drinking enough water and staying hydrated maintains the body's fluid balance, which helps transport nutrients in the body, regulate body temperature, digest food, and much more.
How Drinking Water Helps Us To Lose Weight?
Water plays a critical role if you're trying to lose weight and achieve some health and fitness goals. Drinking water can help you feel full, helps your body stop retaining water, leading you to drop t...

Woman sitting in a yoga pose


Yoga is quickly becoming the most popular workout regime among those who are looking to gain flexibility, strength and even lose weight. It can be done in the privacy of your own home or in a class with a qualified instructor. Yoga has many health benefits including reducing stress, allowing greater relaxation and overall maintaining a healthy wellbeing. We are going to discuss the benefits of yoga for the body and mind and why we recommend yoga as a way of life!
What Is Yoga?
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Man and woman on rowing machines in the gym


Busy Schedules? Don’t worry!We all have hectic lives that leave us little or no time to work-out or even get to the Gym, so here’s my tips and guidance on how to get you back on track to exercising and also a fantastic outline for a quick and easy workout called “Tabata” that you can even fit into the most hectic of schedules! Tabata Workout – What is it? Tabata, also known as the 4-minute workout will have you out of breath quickly plus get your heart racing, it’s perfect for s...

People running on treadmills in the gym


A healthy lifestyle and nutrition is a conscious choice and not a fad, a healthy lifestyle is all about balance, regular mental and physical activities, good clean eating and most importantly sleep. Healthy nutrition is not about strict dietary limitations or trying to stay unrealistically thin. Short term “fad” diets are a definite “no-no” plus they are hard to follow and it’s easy to slip back to unhealthy food habits. A healthy lifestyle will leave you feeling great with more energy, impro...