The dramatic, Palladian-style Powerscourt is a dream come true for those wishing to discover the romantic spirit of the Emerald Isle. Although just twenty minutes south of Dublin, it enjoys a bucolic setting in the middle of Powerscourt Gardens in the scenic County Wicklow countryside. Floor-to-ceiling views from the opulently furnished guest rooms and suites range over the gardens and Sugar Loaf Mountain, enticing guests outdoors, where fresh air can be enjoyed with a round of golf on one of two championship courses, followed by a pint of Guinness at McGills pub. For dining delights, enjoy a meal showcasing fresh Irish produce at the Chef's Table at Sika Restaurant. And for the ultimate in decadence, visit the spa, which features a stunning pool adored with Swarovski crystals.