We stayed in Feynan lodge for one night on our visit to Jordan in April /May 2014. We arrived on foot after walking through Wadi Dana from the Dana Lodge. We appreciated the warm welcome and a cool drink after a hot day’s walk. Our room was simple, cool and comfortable with an excellent shower room. We joined the brief sunset walk and drank tea and enjoyed talking with our friendly and well-informed Bedouin guide. Then back to the lodge to an excellent supper. The standard of the vegetarian food was fantastic and we really enjoyed eating outside. Afterwards, there was an opportunity for stargazing from the lodge roof, once more supported by a well-informed member of staff. After a comfortable night, we enjoyed a delicious breakfast outside. (The only breakfast at which I have had to defend my bread from a passing goat!)
Our stay was too short to take advantage of the many activities offered . I hope we return some day to try them . Feynan is a great example of sustainable tourism and was a highlight of our Jordan trip. Thanks to all the staff who did so much to make the visit so memorable.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hailed as one of the top 25 ecolodges in the world by National Geographic Traveler Magazine, Feynan provides an adventurous, enchanting escape into the Dana Biosphere Reserve. The solar powered lodge is lit by candles and stars by night, with 26 en-suite rooms boasting unique arabesque designs. Enjoy regional vegetarian dishes made from local ingredients. Hike or bike across diverse landscapes, discover local Bedouin culture, and explore archeological sites including some of the world's oldest copper mines. All stays are all-inclusive of 3 meal, accommodation and a range of guided activities and experiences including hikes, Bedouin experiences, cooking classes and demonstrations and stargazing. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Feynan Eco-Lodge Hotel Dana