Bored in Winter?
Faraya Village Club
If you are already planning your family vacation for the winter, then Faraya Village Club is the place to be. A cozy mountain lodge with charming chalets, restaurants, a swimming pool, a spa, and at a 10 minute drive from Lebanon’s highest ski slopes in Mazaar. Perfect for a relaxing getaway where you can enjoy spectacular scenery in peace.
The InterContinental Mzaar
Another romantic getaway we highly suggest is the five-star luxurious Mzaar InterContinental hotel in Faqra. Calling out all ski lovers, enjoy the slopes at the foot of the hotel, also a heated pool amongst the snow covered mountains, and you have a choice amongst four fine-dining restaurants. It can't get any better, trust us you'll probably want to visit every other weekend or may never want to leave.
The perfect spot to take in the breathtaking views of the snow-covered mountains, is right here at the Zaarour Club. All the resort's slopes are served by 6 lifts, they offer many activities such as off-roading. fatbiking, sledding, and snowshoeing and more. It is the right destination to just enjoy the snow!
Shouf Cedar Reserve
Could be one of the most charming regions in Lebanon, especially in the winter time. Outdoor activities are available on limited basis, the Shouf Cedar Reserve is one of the country's largest natural reserve that everyone should appreciate. After a long hike across the reserve, stop by the town's guesthouses for an overnight stay and enjoy Lebanon's starry nights over roasted chestnuts and stove baked potatoes.
Le Chateau Ksara
A winery company located in the Beqaa Valley Lebanon, Ksara is found in 1857 and even if you are not a wine enthusiasts, you should definitely pay this winery a visit. The venue hosts daily tours where you are taken across wine tasting stations where you can experience the full history of the chateau.
Yes, it might be all too familiar in winter. But judging by all the fun things you can do when the temperature drops, Beirut city is famous for never going to sleep even through the coldest months. From renting a chalet in Faraya to skiing in Zaarour and hiking across the snow-covered trees in the Cedars, here A&E puts together a list of the best things to do in Lebanon during winter that will keep you quite busy and warm.