Visitor Guide

Update 09.11.2021

On-site Events

On-site events are now bookable. You’ll find our upcoming on-site events here.

Important Information for On Site Events:

In line with government guidelines,  Covid vaccination certificate or proof of recovery from Covid-19 along with Photo ID is required for attendance on all on site events. Please contact our office for further information, to reschedule your booking or arrange a refund. You can read the government guidelines here.

Opening Hours

Dzogchen Beara is open all year round to visitors. You are welcome to enjoy the gardens and spectacular ocean views on the site.

Reception: Monday – Friday, 10am – 1pm & 2pm – 5pm.

Cafe/Shop: Open daily all year round, 10am – 5pm.

The Café and Shop

The Café and Shop is now open. In line with government guidelines, for indoor dining, you will need your Covid certificate to hand.  We also have ocean-view outdoor seating available.


Our Accommodation is now open and bookable as follows:

  • Self-catering Cottages: Booking available up to December 1st 2021 here.
  • Spiritual Care Centre Rooms: Currently temporarily closed for renovation.
  • Hostel: Unfortunately our hostel is currently closed to the public.

Lunch for guests staying at Dzogchen Beara
Guests staying on site are welcome to join our community for lunch. Due to current government guidelines a Covid Vaccination Certificate or proof of recovery from covid will be required for all guests who wish to dine inside our main shrine room. Lunches must be reserved in advance of arrival or before 10.30am each day in our Cafe or Administration Office where you can also present your certs.  Alternatively guests can avail of our outdoor dining areas or bring their lunch to their private accommodation facilities.

Read more on Public health measures announced for October here.

On-site Daily Guided Meditation

We are unable to offer our on-site guided meditations until next year 2022. However, you are welcome to join our free online guided meditations.

Light Offerings

Make Light Offerings online here or in person at our Tibetan style butter lamp house.

Online Events

Find out more about our upcoming online events here.

Temple Construction

Please note that works continue on the temple site and this may occasionally lead to parts of the site near the temple being closed temporarily. Find out more about the temple here.

Our resident community continues to gather twice daily for spiritual practices. We pray for a swift end to the spread of COVID-19 and alleviation of the great suffering it is causing. We pray for all who are isolated, anxious or experiencing serious illness, and for all who are putting themselves at risk to care for others.

If you wish to make a donation to support our community, please click here.

Stay in Touch

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COVID-19 Safety Charter

Dzogchen Beara has been approved by Fáilte Ireland as adhering to comfort and safety standards laid out in the COVID-19 Safety Charter.

May you be well, may you be happy, may you be safe.
Dzogchen Beara Community