Best Winter Resorts in Lebanon

Do you get excited about snowboarding, skiing, and hiking? Yes, right? All those activities highlight winter as the perfect season in Lebanon. The falling snow makes it one of the best places to ski and spend your vacation. 

You have a variety of winter resorts in Lebanon where you can have fun and make the best out of your time. The best part is that ski season pass deals are offered during the winter season! 

Have a look at the following winter resorts and choose the perfect one for you.

Best Winter Resorts in Lebanon

1. Faraya Village Club 

The club is a mountain lodge with super comfy chalets, a swimming pool, and a restaurant, a place that makes your vacation one-of-a-kind. The staff is happily serving you day and night. Its location is in the heart of the mountains so you can enjoy a lot of adventures, creating unforgettable memories.

Faraya Village Club

Location

It’s located on Faqra New Road, Faraya, Mount Lebanon. 

Activities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Doing some fitness at the gym
  • Going to the spa
  • Mountain activities
  • Hiking
  • Riding bikes and beach buggy 
  • Mountain biking.

Prices

  • A room for 2 persons per day is for $135.

2. InterContinental Mzaar (Mountain Resort & Spa)

Do you want to make your winter vacation unforgettable? Then InterContinental Mzaar is your perfect destination on the top of Mount Lebanon. 

A luxurious experience with a view of the snow covering the mountain, is there better than this? Not just that, the hotel offers a heated indoor pool and a cinema. You can also try the Lebanese mountain cuisine at El Hor restaurant; it’s a well-known restaurant there that you shouldn’t miss!

InnterContinental Mzaar

Location

It is located in Mzaar Ouyoun El Simane, Kfardebian.

Activities

  • Skiing 
  • Climbing 
  • Biking 
  • Rafting 
  • Going to the gym
  • Enjoying a spa session.

Prices

  • A room for 2 persons per day is for $275.

3. Laqlouq Ski Resort

People come from all over the world to experience winter activities in Lebanon. Have you been dreaming about playing in the snow and making your own snowman? Now is your chance! Laqlouq Ski Resort is one of the most visited resorts in Lebanon, where you can enjoy ice skiing and snowboarding.  

Laqlouq Ski Resort

Location

It’s located in Mount Lebanon Governorate.

Activities

  • Skiing 
  • Snowboarding
  • Playing in the snow.

Prices

  • Full day is for $27.

4. Mzaar Ski Resort – Faraya

You’ve just reached the best destination for your winter adventure! Mzaar Ski Resort is the largest ski resort in the Middle East. Getting bored there is not even a possibility as the resort features a variety of very exciting activities that will make your time there unforgettable. 

The resort has the longest zipline in the Middle East that will make your experience mind-blowing. Don’t worry if you’re going with your kids as there are activities for them so they can enjoy their time while being safe.  

Mzaar Ski Resort - Faraya

Location

It is located in Kfardebian. 

Activities

Whether you’re an outdoors or indoors person, you have all the options at Mzaar Ski Resort. 

  • Indoor Activities
    • Spa
    • Bowling 
    • Fitness
    • Swimming
    • Cinema.
  • Outdoor Activities
    • Snowmobile
    • Zipline
    • Raquette
    • Sledge.

Prices

  • A full day for adults on weekdays is for $34
  • A full day for children on weekdays is for $27.

5. Zaarour Club

Looking for endless fun to make the best out of your time? Then, Zaarour Club is the one! There’s a huge number of snow activities that will make you very excited and enjoy your time there. Not just that, you can have your dinner in the mountains at the different restaurants there.

When you go there you’ll find that one day is not enough and you want to stay more, which is not a problem as there’s a hotel there where you can stay as long as you want!

Zaarour Club

The Grand Chalet Zaarour  

At Zaarour Club, you can spend some days at The Grand Chalet Zaarour. The stay there is very cozy and comfortable as the rooms are supported by all the facilities to please you.

Location

It is located in Zaarour Club Street.

Room Types

  • Clubrooms
    • With a king-sized bed or double beds.
  • Executive rooms
    • With access to the terrace and with view of the pool and mountains.
  • Family suite
    • A spacious suite with a private garden.

Room Facilities

  • Wi-fi
  • Safe box
  • Floor heating  
  • High-quality furnishings.
The Grand Chalet Zaarour

Club Facilities

  • Parking
  • Sports courts
  • Red cross
  • Restaurant
  • Pool.

Activities

  • Snow tubing
  • Mountain dining 
  • Kids sledging
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding 
  • Sledging
  • Ski lift.

Prices 

  • A full day for adults on weekdays is for $23.
  • A full day for children on weekdays is for $16.

6. Cedars Ski Resort Bsharri

How about detoxing from city life? It sounds like a good idea, right? Cedars Ski Resort is where you’ll relax, chill out, and forget about the quick pace of life. 

The resort is characterized by the long Cedars forests which make it a natural destination with a lot of fun activities to do. It is not just a resort, there are interesting places around it to visit at Kadisha Valley. Gather your friends and go for it!

Location 

It is located in the Cedars of Bsharri in North Lebanon.

Activities 

  • Skidoo trips
  • Chairlifts
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Après-ski.

Prices 

  • A full day for adults on weekdays is for $26.

7. Qanat Bakish Ski Resort 

Searching for a winter resort where you and your little kids enjoy your time? Great, Qanat Bakish is an ideal option for you. Various activities are available for you and your family with ranging difficulty levels to suit different ages.

This one is from the quietest resorts where there is no crowdedness or noise. In addition, Qanat Bakish Ski Resort has perfect snow that all the skiers consider it the ideal resort. 

Qanat Bakish Ski Resort

Location

It is located in Keserwan, Lebanon.

Prices 

  • A full day on weekdays is for $10. 

Snow Land Hotel

Why have fun for one day while you have the option to spend more days? You can stay at Snow Land Hotel, a simple and comfortable hotel at Qanat Bakish Ski Resort. The hotel features cool rooms and different restaurant options to dine at. The comfy hotel is minutes from the slopes to ensure a perfect experience.

  • Room Types
    • Rooms 
    • Suites 
    • Duplexes
    • Dorms.
  • Snow Land Hotel Facilities 
    • Swimming pool
    • French restaurant
    • Italian restaurant. 

Activities

  • Ski lifting
  • Snowboarding 
  • Skiing.

8. Odom Retreat 

How about staying warm but still enjoying the beautiful view of the snow and the sky? Such an experience is at Odom Retreat. It is not a typical one, but an impressively unique resort. 

The design will leave you literally speechless because of how all its details are luxurious and cozy. The rooms look like igloos; can you imagine how beautiful they are? The room’s view is relaxing and mesmerizing as they overlook the river and mountains. 

Odom Retreat Resort

Location

It is located at Plateau de Bakish in Qanat Bakish.  

Facilities and Services

Everything that betters your experience is offered at Odom Retreat.  

  • Free Wi-fi
  • Free parking 
  • Paid airport shuttle 
  • Housekeeping
  • Jacuzzi
  • Garden area 
  • Restaurant 
  • Lounge area.
Odom Retreat room

Activities

  • Skiing 
  • Hiking 
  • Sports activities.

Prices

  • A room for 2 persons per night is for $250.

9. Shangri-La Hotel, Laklouk Village Vacances

Has it been a while since you and your friends had some quality time together? You can check out Shangri-La Hotel, which is the best place to do that.

It’s located above the sea level and between the mountains where you can relax, have fun, and enjoy some entertainment.  Don’t hesitate and book your winter trip now!

Shangri-La Hotel, Laklouk Village Vacances

Location 

It is located in Mazraat El Saiyad, between Mzaar Resort and Cedars.

Activities

  • Ski lifts
  • Ski stadium 
  • Snowboarding 
  • Skiing 
  • Tennis court
  • Watersports
  • Outdoor swimming pool 
  • Bicycle rental.

Chalet Facilities

All the chalets are well-furnished to enjoy your stay to the max. 

  • Living room
  • Kitchenettes.

Prices

  • A room for 2 persons per night is for $180.

10. Le Cedrus Boutique Hotel

Whether you’re a group of friends, family, or couple, Le Cedrus Boutique Hotel is the ideal choice. In the heart of the cedars forests and between the mountains is where you will spend your time enjoying the fresh air and view of such an environment. 

Not just the charming atmosphere, there are also various types of rooms with all your needs to choose what suits you.  

Location

It is located in Cedars, North Lebanon. 

Le Cedrus Boutique Hotel

Rooms

You can choose from various options of rooms:

  • Deluxe room
    • For 3 persons (2 single beds)
  • Premium deluxe room
    • For 3 persons (1 sofa bed, 1 queen-size bed)
  • Junior suite
    • For 3 persons (terrace, living area, 1 king-size bed)
  • Executive suite
    • For 5 persons (living area, 2 bunk beds, 1 king-size bed)
  • Honeymooner suite
    • For 2 persons (living area, terrace, 1 king-size bed)
  • Grande Suite
    • For 3 persons (2 single beds,1 queen-size bed, 1 living area, fireplace, kitchenette)

Room Facilities 

  • Flat-screen TV 
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe box
  • Coffee corner
  • Telephone
  • Toiletries
  • Bathrobes
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathtub
  • Satellite channels
  • Heating.

Activities

  • Ski slopes
  • Wandering the Cedars forest
  • Visiting Gibran Khalil Gibran Museum 
  • Exploring Qadisha Valley.

Prices

  • A room for 2 persons per night is for $150.

Don’t stay in your comfort zone! Go call your friends and have a new exciting winter experience and trip!

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