Terms and conditions2018-10-11T16:20:30+00:00

Terms and conditions

Cancellation Policy

Retreats

A €25 charge applies to cancellations to retreats in order to cover bank fees and administration costs. To apply for a refund please email the administration office on info@dzogchenbeara.org

Accommodation

A €25 charge applies to cancellations made up to 7 working days before check-in. A 15% charge of the total accommodation fee applies to cancellations made less than 7 working days before check-in. No refund is possible for accommodation cancellations made less than 2 working days before check-in. For hostel bookings a 15% charge of the total accommodation fee applies up to a maximum of €25. To apply for a refund please email the administration office on info@dzogchenbeara.org

Retreats with Accommodation

A €25 charge applies to cancellations made up to 7 working days before check-in. For cancellations made less than 7 working days please refer to the above individual policies. To apply for a refund please email the Administration Office on info@dzogchenbeara.org

– Applying for a refund by credit card: Dzogchen Beara does not retain credit card details, this is why you have to contact us.

– Applying for a refund by bank transfer: please provide your bank details (IBAN and BIC)

– Applying for a refund by cheque (Irish cheques only) please provide your full name and your postal address.

Severe Weather

In case your travel plans are affected by a Red Warning Alert from Met Eireann, we are happy to transfer your booking to alternative accommodation dates within a 12-month period. In this situation, depending on seasonal prices for the new dates, you may have to pay an additional amount.

Check In / Check Out time

Check In time is at 4 – 8 PM
Check Out time is at 11 AM

Please contact the Administration Office on +353 (0) 27 73032 or the
Care Centre +353 (0) 27 73370 in case you are arriving later than 8pm for your check in.

Lunch

We offer a vegetarian meal in the shrine room for visitors and guests staying with us (outside retreats) at Dzogchen Beara. The cost is €10.  If you would like to reserve lunch, you can arrange and pay for this in the Administration Office or in the Café. Reservations for lunch need to be made before 10.30am on the day or can be booked and paid with your online accommodation reservation. Lunches booked online will start at 1pm the day after your arrival. 

 Lunches are not refundable after 10.30am on the day nor can lunch payments be transferred to pay any outstanding balances.

Children

Families with children are welcome to stay in the cottages and the Family Room in the hostel.

Pets

No pets allowed in any Dzogchen Beara accommodation.

Smoking

Dzogchen Beara is a strictly a non-smoking site, you may only smoke in the main car park in the designated area.

Concession fees during retreats

Concession fees are available for students and the unwaged and pensioners on the state scheme and apply to event fees (including food), not accommodation (the concession rate is not available for Free Spirit events).

  1. To apply please contact info@dzogchenbeara.org.
  2. You can avail of a concession only if you stay in the hostel or share a room in a cottage or the Care Centre with your friend/partner, or stay  off site.
  3. Exception: participants for Facing Loss Healing Grief with a concession rate can avail of accommodation in the Care Centre and the cottages.

Unfortunately there is no discount on the retreat fee in case you are arriving late.

We do not offer a non-catering option for our retreats.