Beit Al Baraka, Umm Qais
Beit Al Baraka
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places
Our rating: Superior | Property style: Guesthouse
This lovely guesthouse offers enviable views of Golan Heights with personable service and locally sourced food. Gain an insight into village life through wonderful activities such as home cooking classes, harvesting olives (seasonal) and basket weaving workshops. For the more active, there are hiking and cycling excursions. The guesthouse and activities have been set up by Baraka Destinations, an initiative that brings sustainable tourism to this remote and less-frequented village. Most of the ingredients served at the guesthouse are locally sourced, creating a delicious, fresh menu of Middle Eastern delicacies. The bedrooms are simply designed using hand crafted beds and rugs and feature shared bathroom facilities. After exploring the ancient site of Gadara, only a short walk away, grab a book in the lounge area and read by the fireplace or watch the sunset over the mountains from the rooftop terrace.
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