Skiing in Lebanon

Blessed with four-season neutral weather, Lebanon can prove to be an ideal destination for a winter ski trip holiday. The country takes pride in beautiful mountains where visitors get to enjoy all their perks. The country also hosts several ski resorts that welcome visitors warmly during the snow season. Thus, the following resorts are the best in case you’re looking for a great winter experience. 

Odom Retreat 

Odom retreat is a great place to spend your skiing trip especially if you’re traveling with your loved ones. Located in Kfardebian, the place features a lot of great services including free WiFi, air conditioning, a restaurant, and access to a garden with an outdoor pool. 

The place also provides a bar and free private parking. Moreover, the place offers a great view of the mountain from its terrace. 

As for skiing, the Odom retreat offers Ski-to-door access as well as a ski school that suits their visitor’s accommodations. Furthermore, the location provides a perfect place for a fun skiing trip.  

The retreat also offers a paid airport shuttle service for international non-local visitors. 

Austria Luxury Apartments 

Located 1 km away from Faraya’s roundabout, the place is a perfect location for all of you ski lovers. The place grants a breathtaking view of the sea as well as the mountains. In addition, these apartments offer Free WiFi along with a free parking space.  

Moreover, not only does the place feature an amazing terrace but it also has a dining area and seating area with a flat-screen TV. All units also include a kitchenette equipped with an oven, fridge, a minibar, and a coffee machine. Furthermore. Each and every one of the units includes a private bathroom with a bath, bathrobes, slippers, and towels.  

The services there are top-notch where they also offer grocery delivery and housekeeping services upon request. 

Additionally, the property has ski-to-door access as well as a place to buy ski pieces of equipment from. 

Cedars Palace 

Located in an elevated spot in Lebanon’s pride “Al Arz”, the property offers a magnificent view of the Cedars Mountain. Not only do all apartments have a balcony overlooking the mountain, but the place offers free wifi services as well as a free parking place. Moreover, the retreat features a cozy seating area that has a lovely fireplace, a sofa, and a flat-screen satellite TV.  

There, ski lovers get to have a great experience while enjoying the ski activities provided by the hotel. Furthermore, the property has access to a Ski-to-door service along with a place to hire ski equipment from. 

La Maison des Cèdres 

Founded in Bcharré, La Maison des Cèdres is a perfect place for a warm and cozy ski trip. The property features a restaurant, free private parking, a bar, and a shared lounge. The place also takes pride in their 24-hour front desk and room service along with its excellent wifi connection provided throughout the property.  

In addition, the retreat includes a garden as well as a lovely terrace. Located in a popular skiing area, guests get to enjoy many kinds of skiing perks. Furthermore, the place is near a well-known ski lift. 

Faraya Village Club 

Located in the best skiing area in the country, the Faraya Village Club is a great destination for a family-friendly winter holiday. Offering a majestic and magnificent view, the property offers a cozy holiday residence. Moreover, it is just a short drive away from the Faraya-Mzaar ski slope for all of you skiing enthusiasts.  

Moreover, peacefully located at an altitude of 1,400 m, every single one of the apartments is equipped with a charming chimney,  a large bath, a fully equipped kitchenette, and a balcony. 

The place also has a bar as well as a swimming pool. They also provide a free parking service. 

Le Cedrus Suites Hotel 

Situated in the heart of the Cedars Mountain, Le Cedrus Suites Hotel is an amazing ski resort. The place is great for families since it carters rooms for various budgets and group sizes.  

The place features a bar along with a free parking service. Moreover, its unique location facilitates vising fun nearby sites such as Cedar’s Ski Slopes. 

Furthermore, the place has a friendly staff as well as high-quality services.  

Urban Faqra Hotel 

Located an only 5-minute drive away from the ski slopes of Faraya, the Faqra hotel offers a great skiing experience for families and friends alike. The property provides spacious rooms that have free Wi-Fi access. The place also features an elegant restaurant overlooking the snowy slopes. 

Not only does the hotel has a restaurant that offers a great menu but it also contains a bar that offers exquisite cocktails.  

Moreover, for an amazing skiing experience, the retreat offers a Ski-to-door service. Furthermore, The 24-hour reception staff can arrange luggage and ski storage. Babysitting and room service are available as well. 

The place also includes a free parking service. 

Tiger House Guest House 

Located in Bcharre, the tiger house is only 10 minutes away from the skiing slopes. All units are heated and equipped with a wardrobe, a shower, and a bathroom. The unites also offer halal and vegetarian meals as well as a free wifi service.  

There, units feature fireplace, a tour desk, and ski storage. The place’s perfect location offers an array of activities that be either can be enjoyed on-site or in the surroundings.  

Furthermore, visitors are welcome to enjoy their favorite drinks at the bar.  The property provides free parking at a nearby location along with very friendly and welcoming services. 

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