Re-opening Updates

Dzogchen Beara is now open and is operating in line with Government health guidelines. Please read on to see what we are offering now and in the near future.

Traveling from Overseas and Affected Areas

Dzogchen Beara requests all those traveling from affected areas (and those in local lockdown) to follow all guidelines in relation to Covid-19. We are unable to offer facilities for guests to self-isolate partially or fully. If you are planning to stay with us and are traveling from an affected area (inside or outside Ireland) or have traveled abroad recently we request that both guests and visitors self-isolate prior to coming to Dzogchen Beara.

If you live in an area that is currently in local lockdown then in line with government guidelines we request that you do not travel. We are happy to refund you should that be the case but would appreciate as much notice as possible if you need to cancel your booking.

For most recent guidelines and to check current status in Ireland please refer to the Resilience and Recovery 2020-2021: Plan for Living with COVID-19 here.



The cottages are open for booking. Click here to check availability.

The Spiritual Care Centre

Update: Breakfast is included in your stay at the Spiritual Care Centre. Please note that we have replaced our self catering breakfast service with an individually served breakfast. Our self-catering kitchen is presently unavailable however, each room now has a tea station (including tea, herbal teas coffee, milk, sugar and biscuits). Lunch is available daily (book before 10:30am) and you can also pre-order sandwiches for your evening meal. For more information please contact the Spiritual Care Centre on +3532773370 or


Update: Our two private rooms are available with private bathroom and catering facilities in place. However, due to Covid-19 our male and female dormitories are currently unavailable. For more information please contact the office on +353 27 73032.

To check availability please click here.


Our cafe/shop is now open and we have a system in place to protect the health of both customers and staff. You can read more here.


On-site lunch resumes on Monday 6th July. We will continue to offer pre-order takeaway food. Click here for further details.

Daily Meditation

Our public on site meditation classes are currently suspended. Please check here for updates.

Grounds and Buildings

At present, you are welcome to visit our grounds including the meditation garden and stupa but we do ask you adhere to the prescribed social distancing measures at all times (keeping 2 metres distance). Our 2 shrine rooms are currently closed to the public.


We have started running on-site events again with limited numbers to facilitate social distancing, closely following government guidelines with regard to Covid-19.

Safe hygiene methods are in place in all parts of Dzogchen Beara to ensure safety for guests, visitors and our team. Our highest priority is to ensure that you enjoy your retreat while ensuring your health and well-being as well as that of our community and everyone coming to Dzogchen Beara.

Please click here for upcoming events or follow us on Facebook for updates.

Every day the Dzogchen Beara community is praying for all those affected by COVID-19. May the epidemic quickly be alleviated all over the world.

May you be well, may you be happy.

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