Beirut can get quite overwhelming sometimes. Traffic, work, nightlife… We all need a break to catch our breaths from time to time.
Located in remote Lebanese areas, these destinations will give you the opportunity to calm your mind and body from the hectic everyday life.
Here are 5 amazing weekend getaways for you to enjoy. After all, we all deserve some time alone or maybe a well-spent couple of days with a loved one or friends!
#1 Shangri-La Hotel – Laqlouq
Shangri-La Hotel is part of Laqlouq Village Vacances resorts. Located in Laqlouq, a warm and glorious alpine paradise in the North of Lebanon,
Shangri-la hotel is ideal for anyone who wants to spend a safe snow holiday in one of the most charming local mountain resorts.
The stay in summer is also exquisite: Fresh air, rugged beauty, a charming pedestrian village, outdoor activities and cultural arts await you. Private secluded villas are also available.
#2 Odom Retreat – Kfardebian
“The world can wait” is the place’s motto. Situated 8.7 miles from Faraya-Mzaar Ski Slopes, Odom Camp offers accommodations in Kfardebian with access to a seasonal outdoor pool.
Rooms are very unique domes-like units on the Plateau de Bakish area and guests have a private terrace.
#3 My Stone Cellar – Douma
My Stone Cellar Guesthouse is set in restored historical vaulted cellars on the lower end of Ishac Residence, a late 19th-century house with traditional Mediterranean architecture situated in a tranquil setting.
The Guesthouse is at the heart of the peaceful town of Douma, situated in close vicinity to ‘Must-See’ sights, within walking distance of Douma old Souk, Museum, restaurants, coffee houses, and strategically positioned for hiking, village touring and cycling.
#4 Bouyouti – Maaser Beiteddine
Bouyouti is an adults-only bed & breakfast nestled amidst the lush green mountains in Maaser Beiteddine, Chouf. Its old Lebanese architecture lets your nostalgia wonder in the neighboring green landscapes.
It is the definition of the ultimate escape. A place appropriate for couples to spend a peaceful time and enjoy the weekend away.
#5 Meghrak – Batroun
Meghrak is a town in the Batroun district, that dates back 200 years. The residence is basically an old house surrounded by trees and a lake. The perfect place for an organic/get-in-tune-with-nature kind of getaways.
You can spend the day with friends, book a table and bring some food. You can also stay overnight: camp out and bring your own tent.
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