Our favorite luxurious escapes in Mount Lebanon

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Mount Lebanon may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think “luxury” — but this is about to change!

From skiing in the winter, to enjoying a gorgeous weather and fabulous views in the summer, Lebanon’s mountains are the peak of elegance.

Aside from their unique natural wonders, the mountains of Lebanon harbor some of the region’s most luxurious retreats.

Set among panoramic views and natural beauty, these tucked away hotels are perfect for summer vacations or winter escapes.

Having stayed at many of these places, we compiled a list of our 4 favorite ones:

4- Mir Amin Palace Hotel – Beit El Dine

This restored 19th-century palace provides air-conditioned rooms with antique furniture. It has a spacious terraces (including a mosaic one), a beautiful outdoor pool, and a restaurant overlooking the historic town of Beiteddine and the Shouf mountains.

Mir Amin Palace’s spacious rooms and suites are decorated with antique beds and bright colours. It’s the perfect place if you’re planning a getaway weekend in a historic area of Lebanon. The hotel truly makes you feel like royalty!

Call: 0091 1 501 315
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3- Mist Hotel & Spa – Ehden

This recently inaugurated 5-star hotel is located in one of North Lebanon’s most famous regions, Ehden. It offers modern rooms as well as luxurious and spacious chalets and suites with a unique view over the Cedar mountains.

This luxurious mountain resort is relatively close to the ski slopes up in the Cedars, and the heavenly Cedar Forest. It is also close to the historical town of Bcharreh and the Qadisha valley, making it the best place for a relaxing getaway in the northern part of the country.

Call: 71 100 222
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2- Grand Hills Hotel & Spa – Broummana

Nested in the heart of Mount Lebanon, the Grand Hills Hotel & Spa is without a doubt the most luxurious hotel in this selection. Filled with priceless sculptures and unique works of art, and offering a wide-selection of spacious and luxurious modern rooms, it is truly the place to relax in if you want to pamper yourself.

Call: 00961 4 868 888
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1- Intercontinental Mzaar – Ouyoun El Simane

The Intercontinental Mzaar is certainly the most famous luxurious resort in the Lebanese mountains, and we dare even say in the region. The mere mention of its name makes us think about the gorgeous sight of the snow-filled mountains in Kfardebian and its trendy restaurants, clubs, chalets and villas.

This hotel is a must-visit if you plan on spending an unforgettable luxurious stay while skiing (in the winter) or bathing and hiking in the mountains (in the summer).

Call: 00961 9 340 100
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