The Trio

a few words from the owners

Built in the 50's in the heart of Beirut, The Sporting Club has become more than just a beach club, but rather an institution clearly entrenched in the mindset of the Lebanese populace. With the same look and feel since its opening, it brings together sun worshippers from all over the city, from bronzed bikini-clad demoiselles with a Gitanes perched on their lip to oiled-up portly men playing backgammon under straw hats. In contrast to the glittering beach resorts that have been sprouting up on Lebanon's coast for the past few years, The Sporting Club is unpretentious, and nostalgic for an authentic Beirut culture. Lebanese society come together to lizard out in the sun