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Digital detoxing: Could you? Will you? We all know that we have become slaves to a new master: the internet. Emails, Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat… We are connected 24/7. Even our Bedouin community in Wadi Feynan are as likely to pick a spot for their goat-hair tented home based on mobile phone signal as much as any other factor. But what happens when we can’t be More Details
Best for romance
Feynan has won a Traveller's Choice award for top hotels for romance in Jordan! We know that the candle-lit surrounds make it very romantic in the evening, but the chance to swap the hustle and bustle of every day life for peace and quiet is another great reason why Feynan is a great place for couples.  We are especially pleased with this award because it's the result of all the great More Details
We are proud to announce that Feynan Ecolodge has been revealed as one of three finalists in the prestigious Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2015! The awards, run by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) are among the highest accolades in the responsible tourism industry. Feynan has been recognised as a finalist in the ‘Community Award’ category, just three months after also being announced as More Details
Feynan at #5
Matt Long aka Landlopers starts 2015 with a run down of his top 8 reasons to visit Jordan in 2015 including Feynan Ecolodge and Dana Biosphere Reserve on his list! Talking about the hike from Dana Village to Feynan Ecolodge Landlopers says: "speaking from experience I can tell you it’s one of those things everyone should try once and is the perfect introduction to the philosophy behind Feynan More Details
Every year Conde Nast Traveler Espana lists it's Gold List: a compilation of the best of the best and tour world excellence. This year, they have selected Feynan Ecolodge in Jordan in their best hotels outside the city from around the world list! Conde Nast loved Feynan as a hotel for relaxation and quiet due to its isolated location. They say that with only Bedouin for companions, you will More Details
“Feynan, Faynan, Feinan, Finan, Fenan, Fienan, Fanan: many spellings, one magical place” says the founder of EcoHotels, Nabil Tarazi and he’s not wrong. Like many names in Jordan, the spelling and pronunciation of Feynan can vary from place to place, person to person and over time. Most of today’s variations in spelling are a largely a matter of transliteration from Arabic to English and More Details
Tonight on Germany's ARD TV network, Feynan is featured as part of a 45 minute special travel programme of Jordan.  The film features lots of different adventure activities in Jordan including staying at Feynan ecolodge, jet skiing in Aqaba, and canyoning in Wadi Mujib. We hosted director Alex Stenzel and his team earlier this year, when they were on the look out for unusual and More Details
New video!
What better way to see everything Jordan's largest nature reserve has to offer than hiking down the magnificent Wadi Dana? Dana Biosphere Reserve is the largest nature reserve in Jordan and is home to an array of wildlife. The Wadi Dana trail is one of the best places in Jordan to spot the Nubian Ibex. Check out the video below of Rob's journey descending from the high hills and awe-inspiring More Details
Engaging Communities Award
We are excited to announce that National Geographic has announced Feynan Ecolodge as a finalist in their inaugural World Legacy Awards! Feynan has been recognised as a finalist in the Engaging Communities category that recognises the direct economic and social benefits that the lodge brings that improve the livelihoods of local people. The finalists were announced on 29 October at the ITB More Details
'gorgeous, gorgeous scenery'
Interested in adventuring in Jordan? Well now you can watch a video showcasing the adventures of 10 outdoor enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies in the Kingdom of Jordan! Earlier in 2014, Feynan was excited to host the #OMNITEN group from Colombia Sportswear - a group of outdoor loving adventure people from across the USA who had won an adventure trip to Jordan for a week of #TryingStuff. As part More Details