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If you’re looking for a beach break sprinkled with cultural highlights, then choose a holiday to Malta. The Republic of Malta is in the Mediterranean, not far from Italy and Sicily. Because of its subtropical climate, it attracts lots of people looking for rest and relaxation throughout the whole year. You can combine a beach holiday with sightseeing trips – as there are some really impressive historical sites in Malta.
Flights to Malta
Flights to Malta: Malta International Airport is the only airport in Malta and is located in the historic town of Luqa.
A number of airlines fly from Ireland to Malta. You can get direct flights to Malta from Ireland using budget airline Ryanair. Currently, the cheapest flights you can get are from Dublin to Luqa Airport in May 2019.
Malta city Breaks
Malta’s capital Valletta certainly deserves a visit. Expect to find Baroque buildings as well as the wonderful Grandmasters Palace, theatres and Hastings gardens.
Valletta has some great venues and bars, proving that this city isn’t just a relic of the past. Check out the Beer Cave, solar-powered cinema and the Django Jazz Bar.
The “Silent City” of Mdina is a fantastic place to learn about Malta’s unique history. Step back in time in this pedestrian-only city as you check out the stunning Mdina Gate, the other St Paul’s Cathedral, catacombs and dungeons.
The best beaches and diving sites in Malta
Golden Bay: Golden Bay exemplifies the beauty of Malta’s beaches with its turquoise waters, breathtaking cliffs and vibrant sands. You’ll find this beach in use from day to night as sunbathers turn bring out their barbecues on a warm summer night. Golden Bay is located on the north-west coast of Malta, near the village of Manikata and is easily accessible public buses several buses.
Ghajn Tuffieha: If you’re looking for a quieter beach, then head to Ghajn Tuffieha. This beach is close to Golden Bay but is separated from the roads and car park by a long flight of steps. You’ll feel like you’ve stumbled upon a secret cove here, with this peaceful beach offering beautiful views of the surrounding hills.
Dwerja, Gozo Island: Until it collapsed during a storm in 2017, the Azure Window was Gozo island’s top tourist attraction, even serving at the backdrop for a scene in Game of Thrones. The loss of this beautiful rock formation was tough on the locals who relied on the tourism, but the underwater ruins of the archway now make it a fantastic diving spot. Next to it, you’ll find the beautiful Blue Hole, which looks like a sapphire-blue swimming pool surrounded by rock.
The best Malta deals
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