Shouf is a captivating destination known for its stunning landscapes and fascinating history. With charming guesthouses in picturesque villages, beautiful hotels and eco-friendly lodges within lush forests, Shouf offers diverse accommodations to cater to all preferences. As USAID’s Trade and Investment Facilitation (TIF) project works to raise the profile of the district and enhance its tourism offerings, we reveal where to stay in Shouf.

 Al Fundok

Al Fundok is a community-driven project located in Maaser El Shouf. Initially built as a school in the 1950s, it was renovated in 1993 and transformed into the first maison d’hôte in Shouf. With 23 colorful rooms, a restaurant, bar, cafe and serene amenities, Al Fundok continues the founder’s mission of education.

For reservations, call +961 81 300 931.

Barouk View Hotel

Barouk View Hotel boasts panoramic views and warm hospitality. Located near the stunning Barouk Cedar Forest, the hotel provides comfortable accommodation, modern amenities and a serene atmosphere. Guests can unwind on the terrace, savor local cuisine and explore the natural wonders of the surrounding area.

For reservations, call +961 81 967 722. 

Beit Colette


Perched in the scenic Beiteddine mountains, with captivating views of Deir El Qamar, Beit Colette offers three private suites exclusively rented together, ensuring complete privacy and an authentic mountain home experience. Guests have full access to the entire property, including a private infinity pool, garden and farm.

For reservations, call +961 78 842 166.

Beit Lebbos

If you’re planning to stay in Beiteddine, Beit Lebbos is a great choice. This 200-year-old house has an enviable position, overlooking the magnificent palace of Beiteddine. Besides the rooftop terrace, the property features a bar/lounge, restaurant, snack bar/deli, terrace and garden.

For reservations, call +961 70 283 838.

Berket Al Arous Campsite

Berket Al Arous Campsite is right in the heart of nature. The serene campsite is a great escape for outdoor enthusiasts. Guests can enjoy various activities in the area, including hiking.

For reservations, call +961 71 999 770.


Bkerzay is a captivating retreat for those wanting to experience the best of what Shouf has to offer. The eco-conscious project features well-appointed rooms, a tranquil ambience and top-notch amenities. Guests can enjoy the outdoor pool and spa, savor delicious cuisine and explore the enchanting surroundings. It’s the perfect choice for a serene and luxurious getaway in Shouf.

For reservations, call +961 3 512 020.

Boustany Guest House

Boustany Guest House offers a range of facilities, including a terrace, five coffee shops/cafes, bike rental and a lovely garden for relaxation. On-site restaurants provide diverse dining options, and there is also a bar. The guestrooms prioritize comfort, while communal kitchens add convenience to the stay. Outdoor barbecue grills are available.

For reservations, call +961 3 420 495. 


Nestled between Deir El Qamar and Beiteddine, Bouyouti blends the essence of Lebanese mountain living with the allure of Tuscan landscapes. This adults-only estate features a pool, a charming chapel, a specialty restaurant, lush gardens and unique stone cottages. From refreshing swims and sunset views to leisurely strolls through the gardens, Bouyouti offers various ways to unwind. With 12 units, ranging from studios to houses accommodating four adults, each stone building is thoughtfully positioned across the picturesque grounds to ensure utmost tranquility and privacy for all guests.

For reservations, call +961 3 310 200.

Cezar Projects

Cezar Projects is a sustainable rural development initiative that aims to promote responsible tourism in the Shouf region. Through the guesthouse, farmhouses and organic farm, the project actively engages the local community, fostering partnerships with educational institutions and NGOs to raise awareness and involve youth and locals in rural development efforts.

For reservations, call +961 76 711 811.

Deir Al Omara

Deir Al Oumara in Deir El Qamar oozes old-world charm. Established in 1827, the heritage hotel has 19 characterful rooms, splendid archways and pretty courtyards. Guests who stay here are guaranteed an authentic experience and outstanding hospitality just a few steps from the main square of one of Lebanon’s prettiest and most historic villages.

For reservations, call +961 5 511 557.

El Achkar Guesthouse

El Achkar Guesthouse is situated just a few kilometers from Beiteddine, making it a great choice for those who want to explore nearby attractions, including Moussa Castle. The old stone property is bursting with character. Indeed, guests can relax in thoughtfully designed rooms, such as the Chimney Room, or relax outdoors under the shade of the fruit trees.

For reservations, call +961 3 354 558.


Foret-Naya is a hidden gem in Lebanon’s Shouf region, offering eco-friendly accommodations amid lush forests. With organic cuisine, hiking trails and a commitment to sustainability, it’s an ideal retreat for nature lovers. Experience tranquility and immerse yourself in the beauty of Shouf at Foret-Naya.

For reservations, call +961 76 699 266.

Mir Amin Palace Hotel

Mir Amin Palace Hotel promises a lavish and historic stay in a meticulously restored 19th-century palace. With elegant rooms, stunning views and impeccable service, guests can spend time exploring the hotel’s gardens or take a dip in the gorgeous mosaic swimming pool.

For reservations, call +961 25 501 318.

Moonlights Farm and Resorts

This family-friendly resort offers a wide range of activities for children, making it a fantastic family option. The rooms, specifically the cozy wooden cabins, are very comfortable, while the restaurant caters to all palates. Indeed, the menu includes a variety of Lebanese and international dishes that are both delicious and authentic.

For reservations, call +961 81 133 339.

Restful Guest House

Among its many attributes, Restful Guest House — situated in the breathtaking Shouf region — boasts a fantastic pool. The guesthouse’s farm serves as an alluring attraction, enticing guests to explore and immerse themselves in the joys of rural life.

For reservations, call +961 71 062 323.

Shalalat El Barouk

Shalalat El Barouk is a charming mountain retreat located in the scenic Barouk village of Shouf. Surrounded by picturesque landscapes and the majestic Barouk Cedar Forest, this tranquil getaway offers cozy accommodation, delicious local cuisine and opportunities for guests to hike and explore the natural beauty of the area.

For reservations, call +961 81 901 922.


This article is part of a joint project to promote tourism destinations across Lebanon, launched by the Trade and Investment Facilitation (TIF) activity, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and Hospitality Services. The content of this article is the sole responsibility of Hospitality Services, and does not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.



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