We wanted a quite area up in the mountains, clean with fresh air, and no worries about social distancing or Covid-19.
Our eyes fell on Farmvillebarouk and I'd love to share our personal family experience with you!
Farmville Barouk is a family owned business and their objective is to support the Shouf community by developing and promoting sustainable tourism with innovative ideas in Rural, Agri and Eco tourism.
The farmhouses can easily accommodate up to 6 people via their 2 separate bedrooms which each includes 2 separate beds in along to 2 extra mattresses. Other amenities includes: common seating area, bathroom with standing shower and hot water, fully equipped kitchenette, free WiFi, BBQ Grill with coal, and private bonfire.
The place is literally surrounded by fresh air, wide-open green space (that was our main objective especially for our little ones) along to enjoying the peaceful, and natural sounds.
Breakfast & Activities
You will amazed by the warmth and hospitality of the lovely people and the way they all work together with lots of love and respect.
Things to Do with kids in Barouk !
The place is rich with lots of family-friendly attractions, however, we decided to shared these 2 amazing destination that you can easily enjoy with your little ones.
Shouf Biosphere Reserve
These Cedar forests account for a quarter of the remaining cedar forest in Lebanon , and some trees are estimated to be 2,000 years old.
The #ShoufBiosphereReserve is a popular destination for hiking, bird watching, mountain biking and a great family destination to enjoy the picturistic natural scenes.
Visit duration: Full day (ours was 1 hour)
Cost: 7,000LL / Adults and Kids for free.
Age: Any age
What to expect: A lush forest, largest #cedarforest in the area, a rich flora, a lake, and lots of hiking trails suitable for people of all ages and levels. .
Perks: Immerse yourself in nature, marvel at the beautiful scenery and leave home with freshly made produce.
Great for: Discovering different endangered
species of animals, trees, and plants. Look out for: A porcupine or a squirrel if you're lucky enough you might bump into them.
Very recommended for a refreshing outdoor plans.
is an authentic hidden gem founded by 3 brothers who share a passion for art, culture, nature, and a great philosophy with respect to their past history, origin, and culture.
Walking through their well preserved and charming venue was a very unique and enlightening experience.
We were introduced to:
- A variety of local plants and trees.
- The Process of artistic sculpturing.
- Cultural art of environmental and sustainable architecture.
- A Charming botanical garden filled with lots of upcycled ideas.
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#AtelierAssaf is a cultural, artistic and eco-tourism project that's located in the fertile valley of Al Warhaniyeh, in Shouf Caza.
Visit duration: 2 hour
Entrance Fee: 5,000LL / Adults and 10,000 / Child.
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