Lebanon’s InterConti scoops top spa award

The InterContinental Mzaar has been voted the Lebanon’s Leading Spa Resort at the prestigious World Travel Awards, Middle East Ceremony, held at Dubai glittering new Atlantis, The Palm.

The hotel, which is a self-confessed five-star playground, sits picturesquely surrounded by the peaks of Mount Lebanon and is home to the 1,200 square metre haven of relaxation.Joost Komen, InterContinental Mzaar Hotel Manager, said: “Our resort’s world-class spa, a haven of wellbeing & relaxation, brought us the top honours at this competition.

The 1,200 square metres ‘Les Thermes du Mzaar’ Health Spa specialises in Pressotherapy, Aromatherapy & Balneotherapy, and offers a wide range of à la carte treatments along with tailored silhouette diet cures to refresh and rejuvenate.”

“We are delighted to have won such an award, reflecting the high level of quality, service and dedication provided by our employees and especially showcasing the richness of our destination, hence promoting mountain tourism in Lebanon.”

“It’s another fantastic achievement for our award-winning property and my deepest gratitude goes out to all InterContinental Mzaar committed team members and to all travel and tourism executives who voted for us.”


The Intercontinental Mzaar runs a family-friendly getaway with all year round activities including skiing, snowboarding, climbing, hiking, biking and rafting as well as sight-seeing trips to local attractions such as Fagra ruins, the Jeita Grotto, the Phoenician temple and the famed Casino du Liban.

The World Travel Awards, known as the Oscars of the travel industry by the Wall Street Journal, serve to “acknowledge, reward and celebrate the enormous achievements to be found in all sectors of the global travel industry.”