The town of Yefren is lookated about 130 km south west of Tripoli, and sits high on a series of rocky bluffs, overlooking the flat coastal plain, and surrounded by attractive wooded areas. Overall, its one of the more appealing towns comprising several mountains divided by deep valleys and truly magical grooves and little jungles and cliffs that give the city its unique edge. The deserted old town is over 500 years old and there are a few ruined remains scattered around the hillsides. To gain appreciation of Yeferen remarkable location go to the back terrace of the Yefren hotel. You will enjoy superb view! East of the town there is a Jewish Synagogue that served a Jewish community of up to 2000 people until 1948.
Eslyien House is a unique 200 years old traditional Berber Guest House. It has breathtaking views overlooking the rugged Jabl Nufosa landscape. It is situated on a hilltop affording views of the surrounding olive trees that form part of the history of the original olive oil press on the grounds of the property. Scattered throughout eslyien House are tools, collectibles and memorabilia that have been used by family generations, providing guests with a unique insight into the history of the region. You can marvel at the beauty of a Libyan sunset, and gaze in wonder at the myriad of stars visible on a peaceful night. During your stay at eslyien House, you will be able to enjoy traditional home-cooked Libyan food prepared by the family and served at your leisure.