Faraya – Oyoune el Simane
It is one of the main tourist attractions given its proximity to Beirut; it takes
only around one hour and a half to get there. It is located between 1850 m 2465-
m above the sea level, and is 46 km away from Beirut. Activities: It includes 18
ski pistes that are well equipped for night skiing, and all levels of skiers The
ski resorts and stations offer top quality services and many recreational activities
such as “ski-doo”and “snowmobile”, vehicles for travel on snow, and the ski lift
that transport tourists to the tops of mountains.
In the high mountains of Faray and in Mzaar, you will see skiers starting from the
age of fourteen doing ski exercises while music plays.
Faraya – Mzaar region abounds with sumptuous restaurants and chalets, where thousands
of fancy rooms and comfortable stay are ensured in a warm ambience that gives the
pleasure of having a late night sitting around the fireplace.
It also includes the snow garden, which is more like a nursery equipped with the
latest educational and recreational tools that help the kids move from playing in
the snow to skiing under the control of specialized trainers, and thus parents can
enjoy skiing without having to worry about their children.
For those who like to go walking, short or long weekly trips are organized. One
must put on special shoes with belts tied to the feet to avoid slipping. Moreover,
Faraya has the most important international cuisines, including Italian, African
and other, in addition to Lebanese dishes.
In Faraya alone, there are 6 hotels, 2370 chalets and more than 25 restaurants and