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Fatima Al Mahmoud 18 Jun 2020

River Zen: A Hidden Gem In The Heart Of Chouf

It’s easy to get caught up with all the stress surrounding us, which is why it’s essential that you give yourself a break and treat yourself to some much-needed serenity. And serenity is EXACTLY what awaits you at this marvelous hidden gem.

Nestled in the heart of Chouf, River Zen is a beautiful escape that will leave you feeling anew.

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A 20-minute ride away from Beirut, this scenic spot is everything you need for a laid-back outing with your nearest and dearest.

Round up your friends (the furry ones too) and make your way to this exemplary location, where you can enjoy a mouthwatering picnic, a refreshing swim, and an unforgettable experience should you choose to spend the night there.

You can either bring your own tents or stay in one of their private cabins, which are perfectly furnished for your own comfort. For a complete upgrade, you can book a stay in their tree-house and make your childhood fantasies come true.

For those of you who simply want to spend the day and drive back home, make sure you prep yourselves for a delicious barbecue feast by the river. You’ll enjoy some delectable food with good company and the magical views surrounding you.

While you’re there, take the time to go for a dip, or just laze away on one of their swings and hammocks for a complete soothing experience. Make sure you stick around for sunset and watch the sky hues turn to golden from above the mountains and river.

Words simply cannot do this beautiful place justice, so make sure you head there and see it for yourself.

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