Discover Phoenician, Roman and Crusader ruins at Byblos, 40 minutes' drive away. This ancient port was a pre-war playground for Brando and Sinatra, and you can watch the new wave of glitterati cruising into harbour as you dine al fresco on fresh fish.
The arrival of elegant boutiques and retail outlets has brought a new vibrancy to Hamra Main street. Step from Crowne Plaza Beirut to barter for Lebanese handicrafts or branded goods, or dine in thriving Thai, Moroccan or hummus restaurants.
Visit Beirut during Ramadan for a moving evocation of Islamic culture. Fasting begins with the early morning call to prayer from mosque minarets, ending at sunset when locals emerge to dine. A three day celebration with music and fireworks ends holy month.
Spring into the day with an early morning run along the palm tree-lined Corniche hugging the Mediterranean coast, 5 minutes away. Steal views of snow-capped Mount Sannine to the east as you break for hot nuts and fresh bread hung from vendors' handcarts.
Travelling to Jeita Grotto's limestone crystallised caverns, where multi-coloured stalactites and stalgmites are illuminated in cathedral-like vaults. An electric boat transports you around a subterranean river and lake 18km north of Crowne Plaza Beirut.
Hamra Min Strret, Beirut,
On the manin street of Hamra, lots of restaurnats and shops are available. Pubs and night clubs are available during the night.
Bir Hassan, Beirut,
One of the bigger halls for your meetings and exhibitions
10 minutes away from the hotel- Newly rennovated- Shops, Restaurants and coprorate offices.
One of the most beautiful natural attractions in the world.
Historical site - Next to the beach-
Saida Main road, Saida,
Shooping area, Historical site in addition to restaurants and coffee shops.
One of the most ancian Roman temple in the world.
Faraya Mazaar, Faraya,
The only Ski station in the Middle east.
Verdun Satreet, Beirut,
Verdun street is one of the most fency street and known for shopping.
Ceader forest- Trees from thousand of years are located in the ceaders.
5 minutes walking distance. Mediterrsnean sea