Beirut, Lebanon Travel Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

Beirut is popular among cultural travelers and those interested in the region, plus it has good beaches and nightlife. It still doesn’t quite have the tourist infrastructure of many other cities in the region, so some things here can be frustratingly expensive.

Beirut Facts

Population 2,100,000
Area 3,000,000
Timezone UTC+2
Currency Lebonese pound
Airports Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY)

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN Beirut

Budget breakfastIf your hotel doesn't include breakfast you can find cheap local eats, such as Mankoushé, the so-called Lebanese pizza.$11.88 - $26.40
Budget lunchSandwiches and kebabs are good budget lunch options, and Western fast food is available if you're homesick.$21.78 - $52.79
Budget dinnerAssuming a sit-down dinner, avoid the touristy places for the best value and authentic foods and service.$36.96 - $79.19
Beer (pint)Almaza is the local lager, and it's quite cheap in many places in Beirut.$19.80 - $29.70
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WHEN TO VISIT Beirut

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January61507.5
February62505.3
March65524.4
April71581.8
May75630.6
June80690.1
July84730.0
August85750.0
September83720.1
October80682.4
November72594.0
December64536.4

Beirut WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar5:41am5:50pm
21 Jun5:27am7:52pm
21 Sep6:25am6:37pm
21 Dec6:39am4:33pm

Where to stay in Beirut

Beirut Hotel Seasons

Beirut Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar18.00 - 46.00
starstarstarstarstar57.00 - 119.00
starstarstarstarstar63.00 - 156.00
starstarstarstarstar76.00 - 196.00
starstarstarstarstar80.00 - 386.00
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Beirut Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed10.00 - 15.00

WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER