Mercure Beverly Beach
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Jounieh
... only 45 minutes from the Mediterranean. It was a bit icy in the morning and slushy towards the afternoon, but who can complain when you're skiing in 50 degree weather?
The mountains were beautiful. They are nothing like the Rockies that John and I are so used to. Because of the arid climate, there is no vegetation on the mountain. This means. similar to the Andes, there are no trees between the ski trails or on ...
... in hyena tattoos. We we two couples, about the same age, sharing a gondola with lives that could not be any more different.
Once we arrive at the top, we walked into the caves. They were spectacular. It was an enormous gave with crystallized rocks hanging from ever part of the ceiling. John, who apparently paid more attention in our freshman geology class we had together, explained to me that they were stalagmites and stalactites forming over years and ...
... area sites. There is much evidence of remnants from the Civil war and riots that have entrenched the city since. On the other hand, there is much reconstruction going on to bring the city back on track. New and old lay side by side in the busy streets.
We walked through the newly built area of Njemah Square (Etoile Place) with the clock tower in the middle. Lots of shops and restaurants are open here and the area is very surreal and sparkly new. It ...
... left unfinished (as they were initially built to worship the pagan Gods). As you see by the photos these are rather untouched ruins even after 3 massive earthquakes in the region. Anyway as you can see by the photos they are pretty impressive.
After we finished the tour we were off to a restaurant for lunch which was rather good except the owner was in our face trying to sell us souvenirs. Maureen managed to have a stand off with ...
... seems to be a city of contradiction: in one block you see brand new hotels and expensive cars, right next to an old bombed-out building or run-down homes. I guess I just feel that the city has a lot of character. It is certainly influenced by the west (the prominence of American restaurants alone is a testament to this), but all the while it maintains its own identity. They adopt certain aspects of Western culture, but do not succumb to them. This is why I love ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Mercure Beverly Beach Jounieh
Other places to stay in Jounieh
Adma Main Road, Jounieh | 3 star hotelfrom $237
Kaslik Street, Jounieh | 4 star hotelfrom $80
New Mina Street, Jounieh | Hotelfrom $63
Haret Sakhir Athenee Street, Jounieh | Hotelfrom $87
Sea Road, Jounieh | Hotelfrom $80
Kaslik, Jounieh | 4 star hotelfrom $191
Jounieh Port Entrance, Jounieh | 3 star hotelfrom $98
Maameltein Main Road, Jounieh | Hotelfrom $52
Old Coast Road, Jounieh | Hotelfrom $30
Near Casino du Liban , Jounieh | 4 star hotelfrom $84
Adma, Jounieh | Hotelfrom $105