Le Blanc Bleu: A Hidden Gem in Halat.

What if you could have your own private chalet by the beach for a weekend and enjoy it as a hotel guest? I’d tell you it’s possible at this charming hidden gem in Halat called Le Blanc Bleu. Owned by the Abed family whose passionate relationship with the hospitality business started with the grandfather’s iconic […]

Beit el Bahr, the Beach House of Tabarja.

A century-old traditional house blissfully resting on Lebanon’s shores, “Beit el Bahr” (The Beach House), built in 1910, encloses within its walls the stories of the many Lebanese generations that have taken shelter under its roof. Originally a wheat mill lying along a river, the house switched ownership more than once over the years, until […]

Beit Lebbos, the Beiteddine Guesthouse.

How about sleeping in a 200-year old house and waking up to the sight of the glorious Beiteddine Palace? Tempting enough? Then let me tell you more about one of the latest guesthouses I experienced in Beiteddine, Chouf. ♦ You should know by now that I have a thing for guesthouses. Besides being a way […]