Summer Destination: Mir Amin Palace

This summer, why not play the role of tourist in our own country Lebanon? There are plenty of beautiful destinations South, North and everywhere in between.

I recently went to Shouf with the family on a particular sunny Sunday. The road is as enjoyable as the destination, with overwhelming greenery on either side of the tracks.

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Mir Amin Palace in the Shouf area of Lebanon was once a palace and is now transformed into a hotel. Upon your arrival you are transported back into time to simpler days and a historic Lebanon.

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The entrance courtyard with an elongated pond separates the dining area from the indoor buffet.

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Although there are no particular activities for children, they will be more than happy running around the many courtyards and playing with the shallow water.

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The buffet on Sundays goes on from around 1 P.M. to 5 P.M. with constant refills and chefs standing by to help with the dishes.

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The chicken and meat shawarma station is placed outside.

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Once you descend the stairs you arrive to the now hotel pool overlooking the mountains.

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This is the internal courtyard reminiscent of those in Damascus I have visited a long while ago.

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A day spent in Mir Amin Palace is enjoyable for both couples and families, the lunch is delicious and the traditional musical entertainment combined with the architecture truly leaves you with a one of a kind experience.

 

 

 

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