Whether it’s winter or summer, there’s always something to do for our outdoor lovers. For our nature-loving guests, here are our five top recommended outdoor activities:
1- Faraya ski slopes
With over 80 km of ski tracks, Faraya is one of Lebanon’s most popular ski attractions. The ski season in Lebanon is similar to that of the Alps, stretching over a period of four months. Skiers, snowboarders, snowmobile addicts, cross-country lovers and paragliders come to Faraya from all parts of the country.
2 - Paraglide over Jounieh Bay
Enjoy a stunning view of Jounieh Bay in style! Paraglide over the city, flying between the green mountains, Jouneh and the Mediterranean Sea for an experience full of adrenaline, with a certified paraglider. The starting point is Harissa, which looks out over Jounieh Bay. A flight of around one hour will allow you to discover the rich scenery and have an amazing view of the famous Jounieh Bay.
3 - Hike Cedars' Forest
Escape the city and hike through Lebanon’s stunning cedars on this full-day tour. Depart from Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort with our driver and make your way to the peak of the Shouf Mountains. In the company of your guide, head out on a hike that’s customised to your preferred level of difficulty.
4 - Ride a buggy in Kfardebian
Experience the off-road thrill as you venture through Lebanon’s most stunning scenery, in Kfardebian. Enjoy a 360-degree off-road ride with a well-trained guide in an RZR S buggy.
5 - Hike Chouwen
Experience one of the most stunning kinds of hiking scenery in Lebanon. Hike along the Lake Trail to the jade-green waters, then swim and take photos to your heart’s content, before you trek to the summit. After a local lunch (at own expense), head back to Beirut.