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Malta's largest resort‚ Sliema offers a long and reinvigorating shoreline, modern hotels, great international shops and a cosmopolitan vibe. On a peninsula‚ Sliema Strand looks out to Valletta. Enjoy a drink in an array of cafés‚ bars and restaurants whilst enjoying views across the harbour. Pronounced ‘Slee–maaʼ, Sliema has a choice of inviting bars and restaurants that, when the sun sets, form part of the resort's low key nightlife and make the perfect places to enjoy sunset views across the harbour.
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Located on the northeast coast of Malta next to St Julian's, you'll love Sliema's stunning Mediterranean weather and relaxing atmosphere. You can unwind in the sun, try a delicious locally-sourced meal at a taverna or enjoy activities such as snorkelling and diving. But there’s more; as Sliema’s old fishing village also offers boutique shopping and a bustling nightlife. And of course, like any great Mediterranean destination, the seafront promenade is the perfect place for an evening stroll or to simply to sit and watch the waves of people go by.
If you’re after a sun-drenched getaway by the sea, look no further than Sliema. Malta has some of the best weather across the whole of Europe, and a beautiful island setting in the Mediterranean between Sicily and North Africa. Sit back and soak up some golden sunshine at one of the lidos dotted along the coast, and spice up your day with some water sports or scuba diving.
When it’s time to explore, there’s lots of fascinating ancient history around Malta, which is nice and small for getting around. Hire a car to visit prehistoric temples, or go sightseeing in Sliema itself. Stroll around the seafront to Manoel Island, or spend some time in the peaceful surroundings of one of the local churches. If you need to keep the kids entertained, there’s everything from marine parks to water parks close by.
Soak up the culture in Valletta by taking the short ferry across the harbour, or set sail on a boat trip to the small and peaceful islands of Gozo and Comino. When it’s dinner time, feast on local specialities like the freshly caught seafood. Settle down for the evening at the pretty Sliema Marina as you enjoy the atmosphere of this incredible destination.
Qawra holidays, pronounced ‘awra’, will take you to one of Malta’s most popular resorts. You’ll find it on the north-east coast of the island, and you can expect a classic sun, sea and sand combination. Qawra is set around stunning St Paul’s Bay, boasting a sun-soaked beach running along azure waters. It’s a real hotspot for water sports, too, with as much water-skiing, and scuba diving as you like. The kids will love the beach, and there are also plenty of family-friendly attractions to explore together. Love history? This island is full of unusual sites dating back thousands of years. There’s plenty of natural wonders to see too, so whether you’re enjoy the summer sun or a winter break, holidays to Qawra are great all year round.
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This modern holiday resort maintains a sense of Maltese tradition. You’ll find lots of luxury high-rise hotels along the seafront, with bustling bars and cafés lining the promenade. And then there’s the 16th century Qawra Tower to explore. This former fortress is now home to a swimming pool and restaurant. If you want to get away from it all, there are lots of quiet coves to hide in along St Paul’s Bay. And when you’re ready to take a break from the sunny beaches, why not step it up a gear at a water sports centre?
Qawra is so close to Bugibba that the two towns are almost one big resort. This gives you a great choice of things to do, whether you want to spend your time relaxing or sightseeing. If you want a restful holiday, lounge around by the sea at Qawra Point, or stroll along the seafront to Perched Beach in Bugibba. There’s lots of water sports to try when you feel like some action, and boat trips out across St. Paul’s Bay. From aquariums to water parks, there’s plenty to keep you busy.
If you’re interested in Malta’s history or just love to sightsee, don’t miss the island’s incredible temple complexes. Skorba is just a short drive from Qawra, while Mnajdra and Hagar Qim are a bit further away on the south coast. Explore ruins that are over 5,000 years old, while taking in the stunning scenery around you.
If you want to be active while you’re away, hire a car and head to some of Malta’s other great spots. Visit historic watchtowers, spend some time in capital Valetta, or relax in the spectacular sands of Mellieha Beach. When it’s time to sit down for dinner, go for a romantic meal along the seafront, or head over to Bugibba’s vibrant main square. Whatever kind of holiday you’re after, you’re sure to have a lovely break in Qawra.
Steeped in culture, Valletta is not only Malta’s capital city but a UNESCO paradise waiting to be explored. Captivating you with its 16th-century baroque architecture and waterfront setting, it’s easy to get lost in its beauty. Chic cafes sit alongside its cobbles, buzzing bars spill out onto hidden alleys, while exotic gardens provide scenic Grand Harbour views. It may be one of Europe’s smallest cities, but this open-air museum is home to Malta’s most impressive dining scene and plays host to a wide range of big-name events including Malta Fashion Week.
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Hidden behind Valletta’s fortified walls is a time capsule of landmarks dating back thousands of years. From St John's Co-Cathedral to the Grand Master’s Palace and Manoel Theatre, each alleyway reveals a new relic. Weave in and out of impressive medieval structures, before stopping off at Republic Street whose fascinating architecture includes quirky cafes and WW2 remnants. Stop by on a Sunday and you’ll be welcomed by a large market selling homemade crafts, local bites and funky caricatures.
When you’ve topped up your history knowledge on all things Knights of St. John, grab a coffee and take in the sights from the Upper Barrakka Gardens, one of Valletta’s best viewpoints. While you’re admiring one of the only natural harbours in the Mediterranean, listen out for the Saluting Battery cannons which are fired twice daily.
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city centre with a stroll along Valletta’s waterfront, where luxury yachts bob on the water and restaurants tempt you in with rich Maltese stews and crispy calamari. If you’re looking to sunbathe, you can reach Gozo and its five beaches in less than 45 minutes via ferry, which you can catch straight from the Grand Harbour. Or, take a sunset boat tour along the shoreline and watch the city come to light under the moonlit sky.
If for you a break away is all about enjoying a touch of the high life then holidays to St Julian’s are perfect. Located on Malta’s north coast right next to resort town Sliema and the capital Valletta, what started out as a small fishing village has blossomed into one of the country’s hottest holiday hotspots. Although you’ll find plenty of 5-star hotels and some very sleek yachts bobbing about in the harbour, this resort hasn’t lost any of its authentic charm. Down by the bay, you’ll find restaurants serving traditional Maltese meals and a town bustling with shops, from upmarket boutiques to quirky stores selling local handicrafts.
St Julian’s holidays also introduce you to the coolest nightlife on the island that’s close enough to hit the bars if you want to, and far enough away that you can have a peaceful night in. Paceville, just to the west of here, is where you’ll find the bars, clubs, and pubs, where the partying goes long into the night. With its own Blue Flag Beach, holidays to St Julian’s have got all the vital ingredients to make your break one to remember.