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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is nothing special around the beach going on in the winter time. There were not many people around because it was winter time, but we saw some tourists with Quad Bikes and two surfers that were very excited about the big waves. We walked...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank embracetheworldsite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice beach on Gozo. Don't expect really red sand (unlike black beaches that are actually black), rather, the sand is more brown becoming somewhat brownish red when wet. That said, it is a nice beach well protected and easily accessible.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Zuluquebec
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Not the best time of year but still a pleasant day. Not too busy, clean sands expect for the occasional washed up plastic😡!! Kids were happy, wind wasn’t too bad and has lovely views. Small food place there and toilets. Food place wasn’t open probably...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank youknowus
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Ramala Bay cannot be beaten, we loved our days on this beach. We snorkelled, swam, sunbathed and played in the waves! We always ended the day with a delicious ice cream. It’s a must see/do activity for all ages! If you have your own vehicle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Juliette J
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Very nice beach with a pebble sea bottom. Nice place to fly a kite or play beach volleyball. Small cafe and toilets with showering the beach. Easy parking

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kalleviken
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Ramla Bay has some interesting anecdotes. The statue in the bay has controversy as Joan Collins wanted to pose nude there and there was a housing villa estate that was finally abandoned due to pressure from the community. A good spot to take photos or...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stephnea2013
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Not like the proffessional pictures at all. Course red sand beach split into two by a 'stream' running from somewhere...... The sea appeared to shelve quite steeply and the Lifeguard wasn't on duty, but it was towards the end of the season. There is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HelenS3957
Reviewed 13 October 2018

The colour of the sand is unique in the Maltese Islands, the landscape is beautiful with protected sand dunes, hills, a valley and caves. One can park close by the beach. There is also an establishment wherecone can have a drink or a snack. Highly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank maureen1216
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for the day after taking the maltasightseeing bus from gozo port Beautiful beach,lovely dark red sand,very rocky in places in the sea,id take rock shoes,but also soft sand in places too,the bar/resturant serve good food and are very fast.hopped on the last...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DannyC1149
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Really sad that i couldn't find one square foot of this beach that wasn't contaminated with plastic fragments or cigarette butts.

Date of experience: September 2018
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I am not sure because we had rented a cae
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Yes , it is like that. It was used to stop the enemy. There are a few different defense institution on the island to protect from invade conquerors in the past.
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