Beit al Taybeh

Beit Al Taybeh Guesthouse

Petra | Jordan

Salaam and Ahlan wa Sahlan in Beit Al Taybeh

Beit al Taybeh, meaning the House of Taybeh, is the family house to stay when visiting Petra (Jordan). It’s the place to be when you love the peace and quiet of nature and the coziness of an ancient family house with a secluded courtyard. And above all, only a 15 minute ride (10 km) from the Petra Visitor centre.

We offer you a unwinding stay, away from the hustle and bustle of Petra. Let us help you to de-stress and recharge in the calm breeze of the mountain wind, the chirping sounds of the birds and the vast view of the starry sky.

Guests in Beit al Taybeh

Families, couples and even small groups find their comfort zone in this six room guesthouse with authentic charm.

Perfect for a weekend outing from Amman, a recharching stay after your Jordan Trail hike or Jordan Trail bike tour or a calm stay during your Jordan journey and Petra visit. 

Also great for a retreat with a small group (up to 17 people) on a photography tour, a wilderness journey in Jordan or a Women’s journey

The experience of a group stay in Beit al Taybeh

Top location with super hosts
"For two days we were the guests of Fadi in Beit al Tayben. What a place to call home. Stunning views, beautiful authentic resthouse, super food, warm welcome and help of Fadi and his staff. The perfect basecamp to visit Petra or go on hiking trails in the beautifull surroundings. Also a perfect place for a restday."
Caroline Froeling
Stayed with a group in November 2019
The family house in Taybeh

Our Rooms in the family house

We offer six rooms in this authentic family house. The rooms are located on two levels around the cosy courtyard which you enter through the old wooden door. The house is built half way the last century.
At that time, the relatives shared the courtyard and the room to store the food for the animals and each family had their own room.They could take their animals down the hill to graze in the different valleys.

This is what Svenja said about her stay in Beit al Taybeh

"Wir haben leider nur eine Nacht im Beit al Taybeh verbringen können, aber haben es sehr genossen. Tolles 2-Bettzimmer, groß und sauber. Super leckeres Dinner bei wunderschönem Blick auf die Berge. Nach Petra sind es nur 15 min Fahrt. Als wir ankamen, wurden wir bereits mit Tee und Kaffee begrüßt und haben uns sofort wohl gefühlt. Insgesamt sehr zu empfehlen!."
Guests in the restaurant Beit al Taybeh Guesthouse

Our Restaurant

On the roof of the guesthouse we built a rooftop restaurant in the same style as the rest of the building. In the morniing we serve the breakfast that is included in your stay in this dining room. We can also serve dinner to our guests as well as other travellers who'd like to enjoy a local three course dinner. Sitting in our dining room with a panoramic view over Wadi Batha, Sabra and Tibn. Without a doubt it is comfortable to have dinner in the family house after your Petra visit. No need to drive back to Wadi Musa again. Just watch the sunset from the roof and sit at the table to enjoy the delicious, local food.

This is what Tanitamoun said about the dinner in Beit al Taybeh

"During my stay in Wadi Musa, I had my dinners in Beit Al Taybeh. What a wonderful found! The food is home made and great here. Once you try it you don’t want to go elsewhere. I came here thanks to Jolanda who was hosting me in The Fig Tree Villa. The food is made and served with love and the portions are generous."

Is this what you are looking forward to?

The team in Beit al Taybeh

Fadi Helalat and Jolanda Koopman discovered this precious place in the beginning of 2019. They turned it into a cozy and lovely Guesthouse where tourists can relax after their Petra visit. Together with a local family they run this attractive place. 


We love to share this beautiful place with our guests and are very happy when they share their experience. This is what they wrote:

"Wunderschöne Unterkunft mit viel Liebe zum Detail. Absolut zu empfehlen! Eine ruhige Oase in der Nähe von Petra. Ausgesprochen nette Gasgeber. Auf Wunsch wird sehr leckeres Essen zubereitet. Würden jederzeit wieder buchen.."
Simon and his girlfriend from Switzerland
Stayed in October 2022
"Beit al Taybeh Guesthouse is the ideal place to explore Petra. Great to find this quiet and beautiful place after an exhausting day exploring the site."
Nicholas Henry
Stayed in June 2022
"La maison se situe dans un village tout proche de Petra. Son emplacement est idéal pour visiter la région sans être dans un lieu trop touristique. La cour intérieure est charmante, la chambre est propre et cosy. Les propriétaires cuisinent des plats divins et très copieux. Les meilleurs repas de tout notre séjour! Nous y retournerions avec joie."
Stayed in May 2022
"Wat een geweldig verblijf bij dit authentiek, Jordaans bed & breakfast. Even geen hotel met een receptie en conciërge, maar een warm ontvangst door Zafira, een zeer ontspannende gastvrouw. En het warme ontvangst begint eigenlijk gelijk al net na je boeking, waar Jolanda je een welkomst berichtje stuurt en door de tijd heen allerlei tips en suggesties geeft voordat je verblijf begonnen is. Ofwel je voelt je gelijk thuis als geziene gast! De bouw van dit b&b is authentiek, het ontbijt is uitgebreid, het uitzicht is mooi, dus voor ons was dit het pareltje van onze rondreis in Jordanië."
"Wat heb ik genoten van dit prachtige authentieke guesthouse! Het is een sfeervolle plek en je voelt je er meteen thuis! En dan is het eten ook nog overheerlijk. Dieet wensen zijn geen probleem. Heel fijn!"
Stayed in March 2022
"Leisure room to spend the afternoon , very photogenic and nice building with a great view on the mountains. Good breakfast with local food and helpful staff."
Stayed in March 2022
"Beautiful guesthouse near Petra. I felt at home immediately: very nice, warm and cosy rooms with the patio as the heart of the house. A terrace with stunning sunsets. Fadi is a charming host and he cooks delicious meals, together with his hospitable staff. I went there twice and I'll be back (inshallah)!"
Sabine Rats
Stayed in November 2021