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Lebanese Staycations | Discover the country’s cutest homes away from home

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As traveling has been restricted for a while, we find ourselves looking for local escapes, and to say that our options are limited would be a lie. From South to North, little gems can be found all over. Here is a short guide to some of our favorite staycations in Lebanon for this summer, where you can relax and have the best time, while supporting local businesses.

 

 

By Joy Saade

 

 

Beyt Al Jabal

 

 What?  Bayt el Jabal is a guesthouse and restaurant, open all year long. Set in one of the most beautiful places, you’ll enjoy the mountain breeze and endlessly beautiful landscapes.

 

Where? Old Deir el Qamar.

 

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Bouyouti

 

What?  An adults-only bed & breakfast for the ultimate rural escape. Book a room, suite or studio in one of the family’s ancestral homes and soak in the freshness. Perfect for a peaceful getaway for couples!           

Where?  Maasser Beit el Dine, Chouf.

 

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Le Télégraphe de Belle-Vue

 

What?  Also known as Le Chateau Belle-Vue’s winery, this property has one of the most interesting pasts as a vacation home to more than one historic figure. The bed and breakfast hotel overlooks an old vineyard with a view of the Mediterranean. Along with a peaceful stay, you can have access to hiking paths, bicycles to roam around, and a wine-tasting tour upon request.

 

Where?  Bhamdoun.

 

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Al Haush Agritourism

 

What?  Perfect for a couple’s haven just as well as a nice family getaway, this small paradise in the heart of the Bekaa valley offers everything we ask for. Its location allows you to wander around the Bekaa valley, Zahle, Anjar amongst other key cities. The estate includes an organic farm, rooms, pools and more for an unforgettable local experience amongst friendly animals, fresh air, and organic produce.

 

Where?  Houch el Ghanam, Bekaa.

 

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El Boutique Hotel

 

What?  One of the most beautiful hotels for the perfect by-the-beach escape. Family-friendly, but perfect for couples too, it is the destination to be for a relaxing, unwinding retreat for an easy sea access and touristic strolls.

 

Where?  Tyre.

 

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Casa de Thoum

 

What?  As an ideal mountain-sea breeze combination, Casa de Thoum guesthouse will leave you thinking you’re in another world. Going inwards from Batroun, the region offers magnificent sceneries and perfect ambiance for a romantic escapade from the city’s heat.

Where?  Thoum. Batroun.

 

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