The Maltese Islands are famous for their beautiful beaches adorning the coastline. They offer some of the best swimming spots in the Mediterranean, with a variety of options for those that prefer golden sands or rocky beaches. Aside from beaches ideal for sunbathing and relaxing, there are also a multitude of deserted coves and little ‘private’ beaches that are sometimes only accessible by sea or through winding footpaths, thereby offering something to the more adventurous swimmer.
If you are a daily beach-goer, then you should consider renting a holiday apartment in Malta at a very affordable rate, located right by the sea! Malta Holiday Lets offers numerous options for holiday accommodation in Malta, that will no doubt fill all your requirements for a fun filled holiday on the waterfront.
If you are looking for something different, a fun experience during your summer holiday in Malta, consider trying some water sports activities that are extremely popular in Malta and Gozo among locals and foreigners alike. Whether you are a family wanting to charter a skippered sailing yacht, or an individual wanting to try some fun, adventure water sports, Malta can meet all such needs. Popular water sports in Malta, include Jet Ski rental, parasailing/parascending, paddle boats, speed boat trips, floating Water Park, boat hire and the like.
Our sister islands also boasts impressive beaches… Comino features the crystal clear waters at the Blue Lagoon and Gozo plays host to Ramla L-Hamra, where the sand is a fiery red colour, truly unique to the island of Gozo.
The swimming and sunbathing season starts in April when the weather becomes much warmer and gradually cools down until end October, sometimes even going on till the end of November!
Popular sandy beaches in Malta include:
- Mellieha Bay, Mellieha
- Paradise Bay, Cirkewwa
- Armier Bay, Mellieha
- Pretty Bay, Birzebbugia
- St Thomas Bay, Marsascala
- St Georges Bay, St Julians
- Golden Bay, Manikata
- Ghajn Tuffieha Bay, Manikata
- Gnejna Bay, Mgarr
Popular rocky beaches in Malta include:
- Sliema Seafront
- Bahar ic-Caghaq Coast Road
- Bugibba Seafront
- St Paul’s Bay Seafront
- Ta’ Xbiex Seafront
- St Peter’s Pool, Marsaxlokk
- Xorb l-Ghagin, Marsaxlokk
The Islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino provide an indented coastline of 200km with clear and clean waters, making a cruise around the islands is a real delight. The sailing season stretches from April to November and even in the remaining winter months, sunny days are never far away. Malta is also highly suitable as a base for wintering one’s yacht, while also allowing you to continue yachting throughout the winter months due to its fine weather.