Escape to Bkerzay, a 5-star ecologically conscious retreat village carved from ancient stone, surrounded by refreshing pine forest and tucked in the Chouf Mountains of Lebanon. Spend 3 nights and 4 days reconnecting to your inner self in tastefully appointed luxury accommodations. Enjoy exciting, hands-on cultural activities and exquisite cultural sites and hidden gems of the region.
“…where nature has dictated the layout of the stone buildings that form a village-like arrangement. Paths and rooftops are lined with vibrant flowers and views open up to the Med in the distance. Built in traditional Lebanese style, Bkerzay … looks and feels embedded into its hilltop landscape.”
Connect to your roots, to your identity and ultimately... to yourself. Venture deep inside your soul and let go of limiting beliefs, recognize and embrace the potential within and soar beyond what you thought possible. Cultivate love and compassion for yourself and others through deep connection processes such as inner-child work and forgiveness therapy . Come away, having learned to effectively meditate, breathe, journal, reflect, handle daily challenges and channel energy toward growth and success. Bhavisha Gheewala, a UK-based, internationally respected process facilitator with over 16 years experience in inner work and personal growth, will guide our group on a unique journey toward clarity of mind and inner peace.
Experience a hidden wonder of Lebanon. Visit Atelier Assaf, a stunning nature, culture and sculpture art center in the fertile Al Warhaniyeh valley. The Assaf Brothers show us their Conscious Art Philosophy: a sophisticated expression of harmony and respect inspired by nature.
View expertly crafted sculptures made from various medium and learn more about the art of sculpture and its importance in recording human history. Enjoy guided meditation on the roof garden of a traditional Chouf mountain house.
Learn secrets of Chouf mountain recipes from acclaimed Chef Hussein Hadid, who after a successful career in New York, returned to Lebanon, home of his Soul Roots. We will receive a cooking class and enjoy a meal with Chef Hadid who has become a household name, recognized as one of the best chefs in Lebanon. He was recently awarded the prestigious “Prix du Chef de l'Avenir” by l'Académie Internationale de la Gastronomie.
Lebanese musician and song-writer helps us reconnect to the beauty of our roots through her beautiful voice and guitar.
Her life’s work, bringing communities together is reflected in her lyrical and traditional ballads. Her music will enrich our spiritual and cultural experience.
Feel earthy clay spin under your hands at the pottery wheel. Guided by local expert potters imagine and create beautiful pottery pieces in a peaceful and natural environment in the Bkerzay atelier.
Learn techniques to properly manage and manipulate clay and create design elements to enhance your pottery pieces.