Qawra, Sliema, St Paul's Bay (Bugibba)

Malta has many historical & natural attractions and being a relatively small island with plenty of public transport and excursions on offer, you can fit a lot into a short time. A visit to the island capital, Valletta, is a must and a day trip to the neighbouring island of Gozo can be easily arranged.


Bugibba & Qawra

Neighbouring Bugibba & Qawra are located in the St. Paul's Bay area on Malta's northern coast and are two of the islands most popular tourist resorts. An attractive sea front promenade stretches round the bay and there's a wide and varied selection of shops, cafés, bars and restaurants to choose from.

Sliema & St. Julian's

The resorts of Sliema & St. Julians sit adjacent to each other on Malta's east coast, with a long sea front promenade linking both resorts. Each has a wide array of shops, cafés, bars and an excellent selection of both local and international restaurants to choose from. Sliema offers views across the bay to Valletta and there are many places of interest within easy reach of both resorts.

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  • Language: English / Maltese

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115 The Strand


115 The Strand may be relatively small, but ideal if you like a seafront location and central to all the main resort amenities which are within a few minutes walk.

Meal Options Available: Room Only / Bed & Breakfast / Half Board


AX Seashells Resort at Suncrest


The superb AX Seashells Resort at Suncrest enjoys a wonderful seafront location in central Qawra, with lots of cafés, shops, bars and restaurants very close by.

Meal Options Available: Half Board+(drinks with dinner) / All Inclusive

AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa


AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa is a relatively small complex, but big on location as it stands directly on the Qawra seafront. There is a good range of shops, cafes and bars within easy walking distance, as well as a varied selection restaurants.

Meal Options Available: Self Catering

db San Antonio Hotel & Spa


Recently refurbished to a very high standard throughout, the impressive db San Antonio Hotel & Spa enjoys a superb central location, with shops, bars and restaurants in the immediate area and Qawra's sea front promenade just moments away.

Meal Options Available: All Inclusive

Dolmen Resort


Having undergone a multi-million Euro refurbishment, Dolmen Resort really lives up to its name, as a resort in itself - though all the amenities of Qawra are also very close at hand.

Meal Options Available: Bed & Breakfast / Half Board / All Inclusive

Preluna Hotel


A well known and long term favourite of UK holidaymakers over many years, Preluna Hotel is superbly located in Sliema, with views across the sea and a wide array of resort amenities in the immediate area. There is an excellent range of on-site facilities and rooms are spacious with a choice of standard or sea view rooms.

Meal Options Available: Half Board / All Inclusive

Santana Hotel


Centrally located in Qawra, with all the resort amenities close at hand, Santana Hotel is surrounded by a good selection of shops, cafés, bars and eateries. The sweeping sea front promenade is only around 5 minutes walk away and the bus terminus,with services all over the island, even less.

Meal Options Available: Half Board / Half Board+ drinks with dinner (May to Oct Only) / All Inclusive

Sliema Marina Hotel


Sliema Marina is a small, friendly hotel tucked away on the seafront, surrounded by bars, restaurants and cafés and just a couple of minutes walk to Sliema's main shopping area and with access to a pleasant Lido around 5 minutes away. 

Meal Options Available: Room Only / Bed & Breakfast



The well appointed Soreda Hotel offers guests a host of on-site amenities and is quietly located just a short walk of around 10 minutes from the resort's many shops, cafes, bars & restaurants.

Meal Options Available: Half Board / Full Board / All Inclusive

Sunflower Hotel


The Sunflower Hotel is a fairly small and intimate hotel, tucked away in a quiet corner of Qawra, but only around 10 minutes walk from the resort centre with all its amenities and also the sea front promenade.

Meal Options Available: Half Board / Half Board +

The Palace


Luxurious 5-star accommodation in the heart of Sliema, The Palace hotel in Sliema offers the best of both worlds; a city lifestyle as well as views of the Mediterranean Sea. 

Meal Options Available: Bed & Breakfast / Half Board

The Victoria Hotel


Stylish and elegant throughout, The Victoria Hotel is located in the heart of Sliema, close to a wide array of popular restaurants, bars & entertainment venues and within easy reach of historic Valletta. The hotel has outdoor & indoor pools, fitness centre and Spa. 

Meal Options Available: Bed & Breakfast / Half Board 

The Waterfront


The very stylish Waterfront Hotel has been completely refurbished throughout and as the name suggests, is located on Sliema's seafront with all the many resort amenities close at hand.

Meal Options Available: Bed & Breakfast

Topaz Hotel

St Paul's Bay (Bugibba)

Long established and much loved by UK visitors, the Topaz is located in a fairly quiet area, but just a short walk from all manner of shops, cafes & bars on the town's main thoroughfare.

Meal Options Available: Bed & Breakfast / Half Board 


St. Julian's

The stylish Hotel Valentina is well located, with a selection of cafés and bars adjacent and just a short downhill walk to the popular Spinola Bay seafront area of St. Julian's, where guests will find a much wider array of restaurants & shops. 

Meal Options Available: Bed & Breakfast / Half Board