Dbayeh in Arabic (ضبية), is a town located on the Mediterranean sea in the Matn District, Mount Lebanon governorate, between Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, and Jounieh (a tourist port ), almost all the population (18 000) is Christian excluding some Gulf Arab Muslims who reside in Dbayeh during the summer (50m - 12 km from Beirut)
The "Dog River" cuts through Dbayeh, a small town that lies at the foot of Mount Lebanon. The area surrounding the river is historically significant where invading civilizations carved their presence into the rocks along its banks. Dbayeh is not far from Jounieh and is currently witnessing tourist and commercial development particularly along its shoreline.
Dbayeh is very known for its tourist commercial buildings like: Hôtel Le Royal Dbayeh, Holiday Tower, Résidence de France, Burj Babel restaurant, Chopsticks restaurant, Golden Beach, ABC Dbayeh, Le Mall, Boutique Mall, Spinneys Mall and Gigieffe Superstore