….on the Wild Atlantic Way

This is a place where time stands still and where you are given the time to experience the unknown! Beara is a place where your spirit soars!

Beara is a place of retreat, relaxation, mindfulness and pilgrimage; a place of natural beauty and geological finds where the bedrock is pure crystal; a place of adventure; a place of exciting sea and land wildlife, where seals, otters, dolphins, whales, deer and eagles roam free; a place of history, archaeology and folklore; a place of traditional music and festivals; a place of unique arts and crafts with a wealth of living artistic culture; a place of quality local artisan food products; a place of enchanting names where Cailleach Beara, the Tomb of MacFinian Dubh, Hungry Hill, the Beara Way, the Healy and Caha Mountain Passes, the islands of Dursey with its Cable Car, Bere and Garnish, the Copper Mines of Allihies, Dzogchen Beara and so much more, all conjure up great dreams of adventure, discovery and connection with the rich heritage and folklore of the Beara Peninsula. Beara is Tir na nOg. The Celtic mythology, folklore, heritage and genealogy of the region are abundant. The peninsula sets the backdrop for the 1000s of archaeological gems in this oasis of heritage sites.

Beara’s scenery is breath-taking with its natural rugged, wild and raw coastline and landscape. You are on the edge of the Ocean! The fresh air, so unspoilt and pristine creates a peacefulness and tranquillity with only the wind and waves to break the silence.

Explore Bearas unknown; discover its rich waters and bays, living islands, hidden valleys, soothing lakes and majestic mountain passes. This is a destination full of space, with vast horizons, supreme sunsets, dark night skies where the stars rule peaceful, restful, spiritual, Celtic and welcoming. This is Beara, Back and Beyond where the real, natural Ireland takes hold!

This is where the traditional ways of life carry on and you will discover how the landscape has been looked after by local farmers and where sheep still rule the roads with not a care in the world! Experience rural life in Ireland among warm, friendly and welcoming people and communities, where day to day life is enriched by the strong sense of community spirit. Spend time in each colourful town and village. Stay and spend time in unique locations surrounded by the unspoilt scenery of mountains, coastline and sea.

It is said of Beara that “You will come for a day, but stay forever” and that on your departure, “you will leave, but your heart will stay!” Experience our secret, share our secret, Beara Is the secret treasure of Ireland’s South West coastline.