Angling - numerous fishing spots are sign-posted on the Beara
Angling - deep sea boat or shore fishing is available in Kenmare
River or Bantry Bay and in many well marked sites along the coast.
Walking - the well mapped Beara Way walking route passes near
Beara Holiday Homes.
- local equestrian centre located in Castletownbere.
Cycling - the Beara cycling route is well marked and bicycles
are available for Hire in Allihies and Castletownbere.
sailing - boat hire and tuition at West Cork Sailing Centre.
Dzogchen Beara retreat centre run by RIGPA, a worldwide
Tibetan Buddhist organisation. Dzogchen Beara offers retreats
under the guidance of Sogyal Ripoche, author of the best selling
book, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying. People
come from all over the world to attend the centre. There are often
classes available and daily meditations are open to anyone.
- many people come to the area to trace friends and relatives
and track down ancestors. The very helpful genealogist, Riobard
ODwyer, author of Who were my Ancestors is often
able to help. His research is considered one of the most detailed
in the whole of Ireland.
Beara Holiday Homes, Fuchsia Lodge, Filane West, Castletownbere,
T.: +353 (0)27 70219/71200 F.: +353 (0)27 71200