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Weather and climate

Temperature: 12-27 (°C)

Summers are hot and dry here, with hours of sunshine, so pack light clothes and don’t worry too much about bringing an umbrella! Rain is highly unlikely at this time of year. Winter remains mild, too, with temperatures rarely dropping below 12 (°C), even in January, which is the coldest month. Book your Bugibba holidays for spring or autumn if you want to avoid the crowds and enjoy comfortable highs in the mid-teens.

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Bugibba is best for...

Couples: With scenic coves, pleasant harbours and romantic restaurants, Bugibba holidays are ideal for two.

Snorkelers: Expect rocky beaches and hidden coves where you can snorkel to your heart’s content.

Scenery lovers: Head over to the magical island of Gozo, where you’ll find the beautiful church of Ta' Pinu and the idyllic Dwejra Bay.

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Fast facts

Language: English and Maltese are the most popular languages, and you’ll probably hear some Italian spoken, too. Most workers in hotels, shops and restaurants will speak good English, but take a phrase book in case you decide to explore more remote parts of the island.

Currency: The currency used in Bugibba is the Euro (€).

Local time: Bugibba is 1 hour ahead of GMT/UK time.

Fly to: Malta International Airport. The transfer time to Bugibba is 50 minutes. 

Flight time from UK: The flight time to Bugibba is 3 hours.

Tourist Information:  Find out more before your Bugibba holidays at

Visa / Health: Visit for visa and health recommendations and advice ahead of your holidays to Malta.

Holiday destinations related to Bugibba:

  • Qawra
  • Sliema
  • St Julians
  • St Pauls Bay
  • Getting around

    By bus: The public bus service is an easy way to get around Malta, and you can catch the bus from Bugibba to Qaqra, St Paul’s Bay and beyond.

    By car: British drivers feel at home here, as everyone drives on the left. A hire car makes exploring the island simple, so you can make the most out of your holidays to Bugibba.

    By ferry: Fancy hopping over to another stunning island? Take one of the regular ferries the run from Malta to Gozo and Comino.


    Carnivals: February is carnival time in Malta, with five days of colourful parades, fantastic costumes and dancing in the streets.

    Holy Week: At Easter, local people and holidaymakers take part in the ‘seven visits’ tradition. It takes you to seven Maltese churches to pay homage to the Altars of Repose.

    Saint’s Day: Every town and village in Malta has its own Saint’s Day celebration in April, and Bugibba is no exception. Known locally as a ‘festa’, these mini-festivals are bursting with music, dancing and fireworks.