Looking to get away from the heat and noise of Beirut? Escape from the city for a weekend in the mountain countryside. Get active, relax, take the kids to see something special, or do whatever it is you love to do that re-energizes you for the upcoming week. Skileb.com has put together three different itineraries for the ultimate weekend experience in Lebanon.
At 1750 meters of altitude, Laqlouq resort is a cool breath of fresh air in the summertime. With a stunning terrain of ridge-surrounded plateau, Laqlouq is the destination for high adventure and adrenaline-filled outdoor fun. Included in the weekend package price is:
- Accommodation at either the Nirvana or the Shangri-La hotel (with pool access)
- rock climbing (one hour of instruction) OR half a day of biking
- one hour of archery
Don’t miss this great way to get outside and stretch your muscles a bit before the long week ahead. Read more about the weekend deal at Laqlouq Village Vacances
2) Pure relaxation: Batroun Village Club
Rejuvenate mind and body with a luxurious stay at the Batroun Village Club. Batroun is a lovely coastal city in northern Lebanon where visitors can enjoy lovely sunsets over the sea and the fresh air of a mountainous landscape at the same time.
The Batroun Village Club offers ideal relaxation. A highlight is a tropical pool, which overhangs from a terrace rock face, looking out to a glimmering Mediterranean Sea. It’s the perfect soak after a day of leisure activity at Batroun Village Club’s many facilities, such as tennis court, squash court, and even a stable for horse riding.
Read more about a weekend at Batroun Village Club
3) Family Fun! Take the kids to Jbeil
This adventure trip will keep the kids happy and intrigued all weekend long. The area of Jbeil is beautiful countryside far out of sight from the stress of the city. A weekend here starts with an excursion to do some hunting of live fossil fish. The sight-seeing continues at the monastery of St. Maron for a picnic lunch.
After a night’s rest at The Oasis, the next day is on the road by bicycle along the leisurely trails of Laklouk. The final stop on day two is the Balaa Pit, with its own secrets and surprises. Find out more about this excitement-filled tour! Family weekend in Jbeil.