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The first beach club on the Jiyeh str ip, family-run Jonas Beach (07 995000, Jiyeh) is full of old-school charm with retro beach umbrellas, a vast sandy beach and a var iety of water spor ts on of fer. Joining (03 517492, Seaside Road, Batroun) is simplicity to the extreme; a humble seafood restaurant located on rocks near Batroun with direct access to the sea. Sporting Club (01 742482, Beirut) transpor ts beach goers back to the ‘50s. Located in Raouche with a view out to Pigeon Rocks, the beach club attracts a wide range of clientele who bronze around its pools on the seafront, sipping on Almaza.
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