Self catering holidays in Malta

Malta - the friendliest island in the Med

Beaches of Malta

beaches of Malta both sandy and rocky
Mellieha beach

Find a good spot for swimming, sunbathing and snorkelling when holiday in to Malta. Much of the coastline is rocky with flattish slabs of rock, sometimes enhanced with concrete, for sunbathing and diving into the sea.

Sandy beaches in Malta

  • Anchor Bay
  • Armier Bay
  • Ghajn Tuffieha Bay withn walking distance of
  • Golden Bay
  • Marsalforn Bay (on Gozo)
  • Paradise Bay
  • Xlendi Bay (on Gozo)
  • Ramla-l-Hamra (Gozo) - the red beach. Calypso's Cave nearby.
  • Pretty Bay , Birzebugga, south Malta, views of container port )

Cutie Pie enjoying the beachRocky beaches in Malta

  • Bahar-ic-Caghaq
  • Buggiba
  • Marsascala Bay
  • Marsalforn Bay (on Gozo)
  • Silema coastline
  • Wied iz-Zurrieq
  • Xlendi Bay (on Gozo)

There are numerous other small bays and good spots for swimming and sunbathing around the coast of Malta, oneof the most famous being the Blue Lagoon on Comino.

Nude or topless sunbathing (for ladies) contravenes decency laws on Malta, so best not take any risks, or book a villa with a very private garden.