TartousSyria, is the second largest port in Syria after Latakia and had a population of 115,769 in the 2004 census before the current civil war.
As of 2017, rail services is limited to twice daily trains from Latakia, all long distance trains are cancelled indefinitely. The national operator CFS provides timetables at their webpage. is centrally located.
ArwadThe only inhabited island in Syria which has been settled since at least the 2nd millennium BC.
Hot Fish + Syadiah
phone: +963 43 631 970A major resort located a few kilometers north the city that remains open despite the ongoing civil war.
Menchie (Raffoul)phone: +963 43 220616address: Place MenchieLow Budget hotel. Hotel is close to bus station. Next to Tartus museum. Owner is a nice man, he has also shop in the same building. Rooms are clean.
The Republic HotelBudget hotel. Rooms are dirty and stink. Staff (owner) doesn't speak English.
Daniel HotelNice hotel, with clean rooms and bathrooms.
Greecephone: +963 43 221 104address: Al Wahdeh Street, P.O. Box 4011