Beit Ammiq · The atmosphere
There are few landscapes as captivating and breathtaking as Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. Fields of green stretch out like a scene from a painting, as far as the eye can see; a panoramic view that you can now take in at Beit Ammiq.This guesthouse is located in Ammiq, a tranquil village that sits on the eastern slopes of Mount Lebanon and overlooks West Bekaa’s fertile plains. The spirit of Beit Ammiq mirrors that of the village’s inhabitants: generous, welcoming, and committed to the land. It is an ideal spot to relax, contemplate, experience unforgettable natural surroundings, and have a delicious bite to eat under the warmth of sunshine or the glow of a starry-lit sky.
Beit Ammiq · The story
Beit Ammiq is part of the Souk El Tayeb project, which works to promote and preserve national heritage. The Ammiq project is a truly authentic experience that marries the agricultural traditions of the village’s inhabitants with eco-friendly and sustainable practices. Located near the guesthouse, Tawlet Ammiq, is a space for guests to enjoy traditional meals and the most well-kept secret recipes, prepared with love and the freshest ingredients by local cooks.
Beit Ammiq · In detail
The guesthouse comprises three rooms that are decorated to match the surrounding environment. Light wooden tones, luscious indoor plants, brightly colored artwork, and a flood of warm sunlight make the space an ideal home-away-from-home that the entire family can enjoy. Beit Ammiq is located near the Ammiq wetlands, the final remnant of the vast marshes and lakes that once covered the Bekaa Valley. The Wetlands are part of the Shouf Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a truly remarkable example of Lebanon’s diverse landscape. Guests can explore the surrounding nature through activities like hiking and bird-watching.
Beit Ammiq · The rooms
Beit Ammiq offers 3 rooms with twin beds that can be joined to form a queen size bed. Each room has a private bathroom and a small terrace giving direct access to the garden. The rooms are identical in size, comfort and price. · Do not hesitate to indicate your preferred bed type (twin or double) during the booking process; we will try our best to satisfy it within the limits of availability.
Credits — Words: Reem Joudi. Photographs: Tanya Traboulsi, Nabiha Hajaig.
Lodging policies — Check-in time is 14:00. Check-out time is 12:00 noon. Beit Ammiq operates in spring and summer.
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Our airport transit service from Rafic Hariri International Airport is available day and night. Upon landing and once you’ve picked up your luggage, your taxi driver will be waiting to greet you and drive you to Beit Ammiq.
From and to Beirut Airport
- Airport pick-up $60
- Airport drop-off $60
The freedom to follow where your heart leads you! Your taxi driver is at your disposal for full day bookings, allowing you the flexibility to create your custom itinerary… all you have to do is let the pleasure of discovery take over.
- Full day (10 hours) $180