The popular beach Lazy B (70 950010,
lazyb.me, Jiyeh), a tranquil getaway south of Beirut, has really upped the relaxing element, creating a green idyllic garden with beds and hammocks and featuring a playground area for kids. North of Beirut, the unpretentious White Beach (06 742505, whitebeachlebanon.com, Thoum, Batroun) attracts many families and its entrance cost won’t break the bank. The pebble beach with a large restaurant is located on some of the cleanest shores of the countr y and of fers activities such as windsurfing and kayaking.
Damour Beach Resort (76 883737, Damour beach, Damour) is the closest option south of Beirut with a large pool area and beach only 20 minutes dr ive from the capital. Take a tr ip a bit fur ther south to Tyre and you’ll come across the beautiful Rest House ( 07 742000, resthouse-tyr.com.lb) which has a large stretch of sandy beach, shaded by exotic coconut leaf umbrellas.
Lazy B, Jiyeh