45 SUMMER HOTSPOTS IN LEBANON

What sizzles for summer and then fades in fall? Lebanon is the ultimate seasonal sanctuary, so don’t miss out on all the fun before these hotspots close their doors in September

MOUNTAIN HOTSPOTS

BATCHIG BROUMANA

Batchig offers an atmosphere, a place of home-coming, of tying-in with friends and relatives gathered around richly filled tables, where Armenian food is prepared with motherly love and care. This makes it a unique concept.


@BroumanaVilla
Broumana Villa, 04 860160

COUQLEY BROUMANA

Couqley offers classic French bistro meals, crafted menu created by Chef/Co-Owner Alexis Couquelet and a design inspired by French bistros opened its 3rd branch in Broumana Villa.


@BroumanaVilla | couqley.com
Broumana Villa, 04 860160

NASMA BROUMANA

Nasma, an authentic Lebanese restaurant, has opened its doors in Broumana As part of Nasma’s philosophy to blend traditional Lebanese recipes with a modern twist, the branch bring to life local heritage and fused it with contemporary elements.


nasmabeyrouth.com
Main Street Broumana, 04 861913

ODIN

ODIN is the latest pub in Kasrouane – creation of powder management. After the snow melts, the space is transformed into a chill bar and hangout zone with an incredible view.


@odinmzaar
Mzaar Main Street, Kfardebian, 03 700072

LE PLATEAU DE BAKISH

Le Plateau de Bakish is the first Eco-village in Lebanon, located in Bakish on a plot of 200,000 m2 with almost 4 km drilled asphalted roads, connected water system & electricity.


leplateaudebakish.com
Baskinta, 03 233175

RED ROCK

Stretching along 500,000sqm of pure greenery in Lebanon’s lavish Faqra mountainside, RedRock is Lebanon’s first eco-friendly village.


@RedRockLebanon
Bqaatoûta, 01 246000

SOFITA

Italian restaurant and cocktail bar. Sofita offers a new Italian cuisine, Cucina Di Oggi (Today’s Cuisine), as it mixes same Italian ingredients, in a modern way.


@sofitabeirut
Printania Garden, Broumana, 70 922444

BEACHES & RESTAURANTS

AL MANDALOUN BEACH CLUB

Celebrate health and wellness, in natural surroundings and beautiful facilities.


@alMandaloungroup
Dbayeh, Seaside road, 70 708060

B BY ÉLEFTERIADES

Take a dip and enjoy the view at B by Éléfteriades, a luxurious retreat away from the bustle of the city. It’s finally opened its pool doors for you to enjoy along with a full rounded experience at Aïshti by the Sea. Soak in the sun and sip on some cocktails at B.


@bbyelefteriades
Aïshti by the Sea, Seaside Road, Antelias, 81 290029

CLOUD 59

Cloud 59 is set on Tyre’s sandy shore. The chilled-out spot is a popular destination for beach lovers, where they can enjoy tasty seafood, Lebanese mezze after surfing the shimmering waves.


@Cloud59
Tyre, 03 517996

COLONEL REEF

Colonel Beer, Batroun’s beer brewery, has extended its project to reveal its latest dog-friendly summer concept: Colonel Reef. The simple beach bar offers a selection of the brewery’s locally-crafted beers and provides visitors with chill-out areas, a long bar and water sports.


colonelbeer.com
Batroun, 03 743543

DAMOUR BEACH RESORT

Damour Beach Resort features an infinity pool, beach huts and a kids’ outdoor play area next to the beach.


@DamourBeach
Damour, 76 883737

DANY’S BEACH BAR

Playing songs from noon till sunset, Dany’s Beach Bar invites beachgoers to sip cocktails on the flying beds and dance until sunrise.


@Dany’s Beach Bar
Batroun, 70 709706

EDDÉSANDS HOTEL & WELLNESS RESORT

Eddésands Hotel & Wellness Resort in Byblos is a vast beach resort offering luxurious amenities and countless beach activities for all ages including jet skiing, beach volleyball and kite surfing.


eddesands.com
Byblos, 09 546666

IRIS BEACH CLUB

Along with its stunning views, its restaurants and beach bars offer delicious fresh seafood as well as refreshing cocktails, smoothies and Sangrias.


irisbeach.com
Damour, 71 533318

JUNE BEACH RESORT

June is a new resort overlooking the Mediterranean Sea from the top of a hill in Amchit. The place also hosts performances by young acoustic singers and bands on cool summer evenings.


@Junebeachresort
Amchit, 70 553399

KALANI

Kalani is a serene beach club located in Halat. Tastefully designed by award-winning architects to be the ultimate escape, Kalani features an infinity pool, a high-end restaurant and bar, and breathtaking views of the Mediterranean.


@KalaniResort
Halat, 76 504050

LA SIESTA

Located just 10 minutes away from Beirut, La Siesta is a beachfront resort equipped with all necessary amenities including a sandy beach, pools, a Mediterranean restaurant, a rooftop café, chalets for rent, a kids’ area and water sports.


lasiestabeachresort
Khalde, 05 815555

LA PLAGE

Set in Ain el Mreisseh, La Plage is a luxurious urban swimming destination right in front of Le Vendome, with special rates for in-house guests of the hotel.


@laplage
Beirut, 01 366222

LAZY B

In Jiyeh, Lazy B is a relaxing beach resort perfect for families. The space is thoughtfully designed with three swimming pools, natural creeks, several restaurants and a playground for children.


lazyb.me
Jiyeh, 70 950010

MÖVENPICK HOTEL BEIRUT SQUARE ROOFTOP BAR

Conveniently located on the terrace of the five-star Mövenpick Hotel & Resort Beirut, the rooftop features a breath-taking panoramic view of both Beirut City and the Mediterranean Sea.  The diverse menu has it all, including special cocktails and a wide drink selection, in addition to international cuisine, tapas to share and special main dishes. Enjoy Square’s signature night with Alecco’s every Saturday.


movenpick.com
beirut, 01 869666

Ô-GLACÉE

With its ice-cold natural pool, Ô-Glacée offers guests a simple experience, with access to kayaks and windsurfs.


@Ô-Glacée
Batroun, 06 741841

ORCHID BEACH

Reinventing the beach experience, Orchid Beach offers a unique getaway. With one beach resort in Jiyeh and a beach lounge in Batroun, the adults-only concept aims to pamper its clientele with impeccable service and an exquisite F&B experience.


orchid-lifestyle.com
Batroun, 71 949404

PEPPERSEA

The hottest topic of summer 2018 revolves around the opening of Byblos’ new Mykonian-style beach club. This elegant beach resort will be welcoming guests to sip on refreshing handcrafted cocktails, sunbathe by the pool and on the sandy shore, swim in the crystal waters of Byblos, and enjoy the delicious delights of the on-site restaurant.


@peppersealb
Jbeil, 03 003188

PIERRE & FRIENDS

The ultimate laid-back beach front paradise with chill out music, party, rock & reggae.


@Pierre & Friends
Batroun, 03 352930

RIVIERA BEACH LOUNGE

Accessed via a private underground tunnel in the middle of Beirut’s Corniche promenade, the Riviera Beach Lounge offers a high-end experience with its VIP pool, plush lounge areas and a seafood restaurant, Chez Zakhia.


rivierahotel.com.lb
Beirut, 01 373210

SPORTING CLUB

Beirut’s oldest natural rocky spot where one is certain to get a perfect tan while gazing at the Mediterranean.


@sportingclubbeach.beirut
Beirut, 01 742482

ST. GEORGES YACHT CLUB & MARINA

St. Georges Yacht Club & Marina is perfect for those seeking a few hours under the sun. The famous club boasts two pools and a view overlooking the beautiful marina.


stgeorges-yachtclub.com/
Beirut, 03 958379

TAHET EL RIH

Anfeh, north of Beirut, continues to be a favorite among those looking for crystal clear waters to dive into. Reminiscent of a Greek village, with its white and blue color scheme, Anfeh’s Tahet el Rih gathers a collection of restaurants along its rocky shore such as Chez Fouad (70 830117), 3al Ba7er (70 554417), Salim Sur Mer (03 330472), Paralia Bar (78 955811) and Istirahet el Khal (03 306585), Joining (03 517492), on Batroun’s rocky shore, hides a simple yet delicious seafood restaurant.


@ta7etelri7
Anfeh

TONIC CAFÉ BAR

Tonic Beach Bar is a tropical bar where visitors can enjoy tiki cocktails and unwind until sunset.


@TonicCafeBar
Jounieh, 76 585874

REST HOUSE TYR HOTEL & RESORT

The Rest House Tyr is a 4 stars hotel, located on an unusual, sandy, golden beach in the middle of the ancient city of Tyr, which moves away 70km from Beirut. From the very moment when you reach it, you will be dazzled with the splendid scenery, the sparkling blue sea and the softness of the sheen sand.


@resthouse-tyr.com.lb
Tyr, 07 742000, 03 356663

OUTDOOR CLUBS & PUBS

AMETHYSTE

The open-air pool side lounge is the perfect Beirut outdoor venue to savor exquisite cocktails and shishas during the day through to the evening. Recommended sunset drink Salted Caramel Daiquiri.


phoeniciabeirut.com
Phoenicia Hotel, Beirut, 01 369110

BABOON

Baboon is Beirut’s alternative electronic rooftop dancefloor, opening for one summer only.


@baboonbeirut
Rooftop of the Harley Davidson building, Karantina, Seaside highway, 71 562050

CAPITOLE

Capitole is an elegant destination with an extensive selection of cocktails.


@capitolebeirut
Riad El Solh Square, Downtown, 70 302402

CHERRY ON THE ROOFTOP

Located on the sixth floor of Beirut’s Le Gray hotel, Cherry on the Rooftop invites you kick back and enjoy tasty bites and drinks.


campbellgrayhotels.com
Le Gray Beirut, Martyrs’ Square, 01 962888

COOP D’ETAT

Coop d’Etat Mar Mikhael is a trendy rooftop with a 80s vibe and jazz music.


@CoopBeirut
Pasteur street, Gemmayze, 71 134173

DECKS ON THE BEACH

Decks On The Beach returns for its 7th Summer Season with a new-look! Back at your favorite spot Sporting Beach Club, bringing you the grooviest and bounciest feel-good tunes from some of our favorite International and local DJs. Doors open at 9pm, it’s free before 10pm!


@DecksOnTheBeach
Beirut, 70 856866

GARDEN STATE

Alternative escape within Beirut in a beautiful garden. Dishes are inspired by organic products.
Recommended sunset drink Rain Forest.


@GardenStateBeirut
Sin El Fil, Jisr El Wati, 71 075575

IRIS

Iris has moved to Seaside Arena this year to offer a striking view over the sea. You will enjoy skilfully mixed cocktails and intercontinental cuisine while dancing on the sound of live international bands and renowned resident DJs. What’s special? Its ‘Iris Raw Bar’, drawing on elements of Japanese and South American cuisines.


@Irisbeirut
Beirut New Waterfront, Seaside Pavilion, 03 090936

LA PARRILLA SUMMER EDITION

La Parrilla’s summer edition, on top of the Warwick Palm Beach Hotel, boasts a stylish interior and a tantalizing Argentinian menu guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds.


@parrillasummer
Warwick Palm Beach Hotel, Ain El Mreisseh, 03 919119

MUSICHALL BEIRUT

Described by international media as “the place where the heart of world fusion music beats”, From rock, reggae and jazz, to Arabic, gypsy and Latino, music from every corner of the globe is showcased with a distinctive blend of more than ten live acts per night, combining a unique lively atmosphere with quality entertainment and food.


@MusicHallofficial
Beirut, Downtown, Waterfront, 01 361236, 03 807555

SPINE (ARTS)

Spine is an upscale rooftop restaurant and cocktail bar inspired by the surrealism movement. Set on top of Arts in Dbayeh, it’s the destination for a surreal summer.


@artsbeirut
Rodeo Drive Building, Naccache Seaside Road, 03 331337

STAIRWAY

Stairway invites you to enjoy laid-back summer evenings in Mar Mikhael.


@stairway.lb
Armenia street, Mar Mikhael, 76 777091

THE ROOF

The 26th floor of The Four Seasons Beirut offers live bands that perform on certain nights of the week and, as well as a blend of fine cocktails with superb service.


@TheRoofAtFourSeasonsHotelBeirut
Four Seasons Hotel Beirut, Wafic Sinno avenue, 01 761000

TRAINSTATION

An outdoor bar/restaurant built on the ruins of the historic Trainstation of Beirut in Mar Mikhael. It is an ode to the memory of the old Beirut, the Beirut of the jet set era.


@trainstationmarmikhael
Mar Mikhael, 78 907090

 

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