Are you looking for a winter getaway? Well here is a list of the top 10 resorts/ hotels for a short weekend vacation, away from the city's traffic and noise.
Ehden Country club:
Have a moment of rest & tranquility away from the city & enjoy the divine beauty of the mountainous heavenly town of Ehden.
All with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and valleys, Ehden Country Club features various deluxe guest rooms and spacious suite accommodations, designed specifically to satisfy their diverse clientele's needs, and bring them some of the comfort of their own homes.
Ehden Country Club provides a variety of solutions for your vacation needs:
If you are interested in apartments, you can choose from a number of designed layouts ranging from 90m to the spacious 270m!
With all of the modern amenities and luxuries expected from a first class resort, all of their guest rooms and suites feature a panoramic view, the latest in plumbing and electrical equipment, independently- controlled air conditioning and heating, year-round hot and cold water, electricity, drinking water, and fully- equipped Kitchens... high-quality structural materials that radiate charm and warmth. Their suites and guest rooms have free internet access throughout the day.
For more information or bookings please contact Ehden Country Club at: +961 3 25 27 00 / +961 16 56 06 50 or visit their website www.ehdencountryclub.me/
Live the Authentic Experience at Kroum Ehden, a boutique resort located in the mountains of Lebanon... Explore your choices of offers and try their selected menu!
Kroum,LeLodge: Le Lodge Terrace Rooms and Suites welcome you for short and long stays. 5 Suites (1 royal) and 6 Terrace Rooms, with their private pools and sundecks.
Kroum, Le Matbokh:
A memorable food experience in a relaxed atmosphere.
Kroum, Le Beach:
Set around 2 swimming pools, a family pool and a fun with cascading waterfalls, complementing the hospitality offer of Kroum Ehden Boutique Resort.
For more information or bookings, please contact Kroum Ehden at: +961 79 10 05 07 or check out their website www.kroumehden.com
Located near the Roman ruins of Faqra and only minutes away from Kfardebian village and the Mzaar ski slopes, Terrebrune Hotel is the perfect choice for the adventurers and ski lovers/entusiasts.
Common spaces as well as almost every room of this hotel benefit from their privileged location and the spectacular view, making the stay at Terre Brune simply captivating.
The hotel also offers a spa center, a gym, and a recreation area. Extensive wood, marble, and stone merge in shades of warm and earthly colors, giving the hotel a strikingly distinctive look.
For more information or bookings please contact Terre Brune Hotel at:
+961 3 03 03 01 / +961 9 30 00 60 or check out their website www.terrebrunehotel.com
Considered the most luxurious snow resort at 2000 meters above sea level, the InterContinental Mzaar Resort & Spa is a sanctuary where every corner recites epics of luxury and wellbeing. Located just over an hour away from Beirut, the hotel includes entirely furnished 140 rooms and suites.
Despite its reputation as a winter resort, the Mzaar InterContinental provides entertainment all year round, with a multitude of indoor and outdoor activities as well as proximity to the Casino and to some major historical sites.
For more information or bookings please contact Mzaar Intercontinental at:
+961 70 21 15 03 or check out their website www.icmzaar.com
Mir Amin Palace:
Located 45 km from Beirut in the historical city of Beiteddine, the Mir Amin Palace Hotel offers 19th century splendor for an overnight escape with a loved one or family, or time away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
It is the ideal getaway for the holiday maker! A former residence of the last Emirs of Lebanon in the 19th century, the Palace is one of Beiteddine's historical landmarks, and aims to offer its guests an enjoyable and comfortable stay in a picturesque setting.
A courtyard with flowing fountains and plush landscape, overlooking the mountains and more than 20 villages, it offers guests high standards in every aspect; from the array of facilities to the spacious accommodation.
For more information or bookings please contact Mir Amin palace at:
+961 5 50 13 15 or visit their website www.miraminpalace.com/
A cozy family owned, Bed and breakfast type of private escape, offering eight distinct guest houses surrounding a pool and a backdrop of tranquil greenery.
Bouyouti welcomes you to the heart of the Chouf in a home away from home. Take advantage of the privacy and enjoy the beautiful setting.
For more information or bookings please contact Bouyouti at:
+961 3 31 02 00 or visit their website www.bouyouti.com
Come in as Friends. Leave as Family!
Established in 2003, Pineland Hotel and Health Resort was built on the foundation of being truly unique in almost all aspects of a Resort. With over 250,000 square meters of pure nature, Pineland offers an experience unlike any other, not just in Lebanon but throughout the Middle East.
With some of the most attractive accommodations within the Hotel, Villas, Lofts, and our world renowned Caves, Pineland provides an unbeatable experience for anyone looking for an exclusive getaway inside Lebanon's Metn Mountains.
Nature, Life, Activity
Whether you're a family, group, company, or honeymooners looking for an escape from a normal routine lifestyle, Pineland can confidently offer the accommodation and plethora of Activities to make your stay memorable for years to come.
For more information or bookings please contact Pineland at:
+961 5 38 00 00 / +961 3 91 24 44 or visit their website www.pine-land.com
L'Etoile Du Loup in Jezzine:
L'etoile du loup is located on the top hill of Jezzine south of Lebanon, surrounded by dense pine forest in front of the forest of Bkassine, the biggest forest in the middle east at an altitude of 1250m above sea level.
It is a resort constituted of 15 chalets deluxe. Each is equipped with 1 bedroom, 1 living room, kitchenette, bathroom, fire place, color TV, internet and 24 hours sevice. The chalets are cozy, romantic, exclusive, and unique.
A beautiful swimming pool with Jacuzzi and 2 big terraces will be waiting for you. Each chalet is fully equipped with your comfort and entertainment needs.
The restaurant and terraces offer a relaxing natural environment, delicious food and a superb panoramic unblocked view of the mountains and the sea.
For more information or bookings please contact L'etoile du Loup at:
+961 3 42 55 25 / +961 7 78 14 25 or visit their website: www.etoileduloup.com/etoile.html
Chateau Belle Vue & Le telegraphe de belle Vue in Bhamdoun:
The finest wines tell a story--of heritage, passion, or perhaps the quest for that "perfect vintage". But only rarely does a wine seek to express our deeply human connection to each other and to the land. You have found it here at Chateau Belle-Vue--wines of exceptional character and the story of a village you'll find hard to forget.
Le Telegraphe is a bed and breakfast type of hotel. The hotel includes seven unique suites over two floors of the historic summer home of the French Ambassador to Iraq and Jordan. Situated at the edge of the village, overlooking the vineyards, each room offers a charming fireplace and luxurious simplicity. Though the quiet location ensures a peaceful night's sleep, you won't want to miss an early morning walk in the fresh mountain air. Relax and enjoy your stay.
For more information about wine tours or hotel reservations please contact them at: +961 70 62 83 83 / +961 5 26 00 73 or visit their website www.chateaubelle-vue.com
Grand Hills Hotel Broumana:
Grand Hills, A luxury collection Hotel & Spa is spread over 35,000 m2 and nestled in the popular mountain village of Broumana. The hotel offers stunning views of both the mountains and the gold coast of Beirut and is a convenient short drive from the coast, ski slopes and buzzing downtown Beirut.
The hotel is home of an eclectic ensemble of over 1,200 pieces of art, sculptures, antiques and hand-crafted furniture, conveying the vision of the world’s most prolific diamond collector. Grand Hills features 164 suites, rooms and apartments in a picturesque pinewood pedestrian village. The Royal Residence, the largest hotel suite in the world as per the Guinness World RecordTM, is exquisitely crafted and extends over an impressive 4,131 m2.
Grand Hills dining facilities offer different types of cuisines which open seasonally, ranging from French brasseries, Italian cuisine, Lebanese mezza and others. Grand Hills also provides the comfort of enjoying a relaxing spa and gym day equipped with high end products and machines.
Also, It is an elegant setting for any occasion, from successful meetings and conferences to lavish social events and weddings in Lebanon. In addition to a business center comprising six rooms, the resort boasts a spacious ballroom, a 350-seat amphitheater, and two outdoor locations.
Grand Hills, redefines mountain and spa resorts, offering its guests a truly distinguished experience. With a picturesque pinewood village setting, exquisite gardens and stunning mountain and coastal views, this elevated sanctuary of a luxury hotel is guaranteed to offer an unforgettable and relaxing holiday.
For more information or bookings please contact grand hills at: +961 4 86 88 88 or visit their website http://www.grandhillshotel.com/
Bay Lodge Hotel
A charming boutique hotel, Bay Lodge was constructed with attention to detail to provide its esteemed guests with a feeling of warmth and serenity.
Situated along Harissa highway, all suites and outlets offer a breathtaking panoramic view of the Mediterranean coast, stretching from Beirut to Byblos.
All 3 types of suites (Junior, Superior, and Royal) include a jacuzzi/spa bath overlooking the view of Jounieh Bay. The rooms and suites at Bay Lodge offer a unique décor, air-conditioned rooms with 5-star amenities and complimentary Wi-Fi. Each has a flat-screen TV, coffee/tea makers, minibar, bathrobes & slippers, and a private bathroom with toiletries and a hairdryer.
Bay Lodge includes three outlets: The Terrace (outdoor restaurant), Panorama Cafe (indoor lounge/restaurant), and Chapeau Bas (indoor outlet/top floor). All three outlets offer a stunning panoramic view of the bay. The Terrace and Panorama Cafe are open to the public daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The menu is a-la-carte and includes International as well as Lebanese cuisine. Guests can enjoy the beautiful view and weather on the Terrace, which includes barbecue grills, sheesha, an outdoor swimming pool and spa tub.
There are many great attractions nearby, including Our Lady of Lebanon, Teleferique Gondola, Casino du Liban and Jeita Grotto – one of the 7 wonders of the world. Jounieh’s business district, beaches, and thriving night life are just a 5-minute drive from the hotel. Beirut is a 20-minute drive away.
Have a break from your routine, take a breath of fresh air, and create unforgettable moments with your loved one at Bay Lodge.
For more information or bookings please contact grand hills at: +961 9 260 999 or visit their website
By Christine M.