Batroun is one of the oldest cities in the world, and one of the prettiest coastal towns in Lebanon. You’ll need a few days to visit all of the secret spots in Batroun that make it one of Lebanon’s most desirable destinations. Here are the reasons why. 1. Pristine water
Batroun boasts some of Lebanon’s most crystal-clear water. 2. Delectable food
Where there is sea, there is delicious seafood. At no place is this more apparent than in Batroun. 3. Ancient ruins
The Mseilha Fort
and the Phoenician Wall
are the most notorious historical sites in Batroun. 4. Spectacular sea life
Sea turtles, vibrantly colored fish, and if you’re lucky, you might even spot a massive sea gull! 5. Pretty ports
As pretty as can be. 6. Friendly locals
The locals in Batroun are among the friendliest in Lebanon. They’re welcoming and cheerful, and are sure to welcome you to their town with open arms. 7. The life aquatic
Dive in! Go to Batroun’s most notorious public spot, The Joining, for a free day of swimming and a natural venue abundant with elaborate photo-ops. 8. Bustling bars
Who needs Beirut when you have Batroun? Day drinking at Loco Beach Resort
can turn into night drinking and dancing until the sunrise at Pierre and Friends. 9. Beer!
One place, three words: Colonel. Beer. Brewery.
Read all about it here. 9. World-class beaches
There’s the Batroun Public Beach, Ô-Glacée, White Beach,
June Beach, Pierre and Friends, Orchid Beach Lounge,
and many, many more… 10. Spectacular sunsets
There’s nowhere like Batroun to watch the sun set over the Mediterranean sea.