Cheap Flights to Beirut
Known for its culture and nightlight, Beirut is the party capital of the Middle East. It’s also the largest city and the capital city of Lebanon. In 2009 The New York Times voted Beirut as the top place to visit, Lonely Planet said it was one of the ten liveliest cities and then in 2012 Conde Nast Traveller named it the best city in the Middle East. Book cheap flights to Beirut now with flynas.
Aside from the nightlife and shopping, Beirut also has historical and natural attractions including the cave, Jeita Grotto, which is worth a visit. There’s also the Temples of Baalbek, the historical area of Beit Eddine, The Corniche and the Roman Baths.
Beirut has a mix of malls as well as stand-alone boutiques, which are occupied by local designers. So if you’re looking to shop for designer clothing then head to the ABC Mall, Beirut City Centre or Galaxy Mall. Otherwise start on Hamra Street if you prefer local wares. The Beirut Souks and Mzaar Bazaar are great for souvenirs.
Eating Out in Beirut
This cosmopolitan city has a large selection of restaurants, cafés, fast food venues, bars and fine dining spots. So whether you feel like eating the local delicacies or indulging in international cuisine there is plenty to choose from. Shisha is also readily available at most food outlets.
Transport To and From the Beirut Airport
flynas arrives into the west side of Rafic Hariri Terminal at the Rafic Hariri International Airport, which is located just 20 minutes from the city centre. Once you’re on the ground the best modes of transport are taxis and cars for hire.
Taxis are readily available 24 hours a day however agree on a price before entering the taxi otherwise you may pay more than you need to.
There are many hotels that now line the new waterfront area, so make sure you ask for a sea-facing view if they’re available. However hotels are scattered across the city too so depending on where you need to be there are many 3- to 5-star accommodations available.
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Weather in Beirut
Located on the Mediterranean Sea means Beirut enjoys milder climates compared to other Middle Eastern cities. In summer temperatures average 32 degrees and in winter they can drop to 11 degrees. However there is considerable snowfall in the surrounding mountains in the cooler months, which makes Beirut a great city to visit all year around.
Events in Beirut
Beirut has a few major events every year, which include Beirut Boat (May), Beirut Motorcycle Show (June), Project Lebanon (June), Beirut Design Week (June), Creamfields (September), The Lebanon Water Festival (September), the ViniFest (October) and the Beirut Marathon (November).
Beirut Flight Schedules
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