reserve is located on the south coast of the historical city of TYR,
situated 84kms from Beirut.This reserve presents many characteristics such
of these water sources is used for irrigation and drinking water. The rest
goes to the Mediterranean sea, in which there is various rich and rare
of a large beach of 4kms length.
sources of potable water at Ras Al Ayn springing since millenaries.
reserve is considered as one of the most important of the Mediterranean
basin, as well as the Echkel reserve of Tunisia.
reserve total surface is 3.8 km2, divided into three sections:
section is for tourists and entertainment, with respect to environmental
Second is for vegetal cultures not harmful to the environment and its resources.
Third is formally prohibited to the public, and used for scientific researches
and preservation of natural living and endangered species, such as
Aquatic life of Tyr and Ras Al Ayn natural reserve is known
the density of its aquatic plans and animals species, such as shrimps,
sea locust, frogs, albatross, mussels, spongiferes, jelly-fish, sea urchins,
various sea birds, and aquatic plants, with variouskinds of fish.
reserve is considered the nest of sea turtles eggs.