The name “Akoura” is Syriac for “the cold spring” or “the cold fountain” which alludes to the rich water sources in the mountain village. Scattered with its famous irrigation ponds, Akoura also has a waterfall that dips into a large natural pool.
Reachable after a medium-level hike in the Jabal Moussa Nature Reserve, the Chouwen “lake” is a popular gathering spot for picnics and swimming. The cold water of the Adonis River from which the lake is made of can only be described as heavenly after the hike.
This stunning body of water is located in the less-traveled areas of Lebanon. Located in Wadi Jahannam, the peaceful retreat, compact with waterfall and river sightings as well as calm waters, is around 30 kilometers north of Lebanon’s second-largest city Tripoli.
#9 Oyoun Orgosh
Situated on the eastern side of Lebanon’s highest summit, Qornet es-Sawda, Ouyoun Orgosh is a beautiful hidden gem located 25 kilometers away from the Cedars of God.