Where to sleep
Located r ight on the water’s edge Al Fanar Restaurant & Auberge (Details as
above) makes for an atmospheric place to spend the night. Take some time to speak to the hotel’s characterful owners who transformed it from the family home and are full of stor ies on the area. The larger hotel Rest House (07 742000, 03 356663, resthouse-tyr.com.lb) of fers luxur ious rooms and its own golden-sanded beach. For a countr yside escape just south of Tyre stay in Al Yasmine (03 372888, alyasmineguesthouse.com), a boutique guesthouse in Maaliye amongst grounds where deer run wild and swans and flamingos wander through the grounds.