St. Peter’s Pool
St. Peter’s Pool
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This natural pool at the tip of Delimara Point is a unique swimming spot, perfect for a day of adventure and relaxation. There’s a large flat slab where you can sunbathe, or you can jump off the cliffs to swim and snorkel in the crystal clear waters below. Just watch out for jellyfish. If you want to explore beyond the pool, wear good shoes and stroll along the rocky shore to find other stunning inlets like Peter’s Little Brother. You can also see historic landmarks in the area like Fort Delimara and the Il-Kalanka Lighthouse. Otherwise, visit St. Peter's Pool and other Malta highlights, including the Blue Grotto, on a full-day tour. – Tripadvisor
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  • Davide G
    Palermo, Italy3,608 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sorry for jellyfishes
    Amazing place and amazing water. Way too can be a bit tricky. Parking by payment, 3 euros par day. Not five stars only because not fully enjoyed; that day, sadly, too many jellyfishes!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 20 August 2023
  • Varun B
    Altrincham, United Kingdom49 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Trip of a lifetime
    An experience of a lifetime... jump from the cliff 4-5 meters or a smaller 2-3 meters heights or just climb down the steps. You can get your snorkels for pretty fishes if you want. Please remember to get your snacks & drink/ WATER. There is a small ice cream van serving ice cream and light snacks (limited though). Has a car park for 25-30 cars, gets filled by. 11 am. Best to arrive before noon to enjoy the dive in the sun. Excellent bus service till the Marsaxlokk town. Reaching there requires a 2 km walk (with a steep walk for about 500metres, rest is easy 1.5kms) or take a cab €8 or a ferry €10.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 28 October 2023
  • MTMHampshire
    667 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful, take swimming things
    Views are lovely and it is worth seeing for that. On a sunny Saturday afternoon there were lots of people in the water. I was sorry we had not taken swimming things as it looked great. People were jumping off the rocky ledges but there is a set of stairs and some lower rocks you can use to enter the water. The crowd feels quite young. There looked to be no shelter from the sun.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 May 2024
  • Hunter Juneau
    Houston, Texas45 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Perfect Escape to St. Peter’s Pool in Malta
    St. Peter’s Pool in Malta is an absolute gem that truly exceeded my expectations! I went solo on a nice Saturday afternoon, and the place was alive with energy. Yet, it also had its serene pockets where you can lay down undisturbed, soaking up the sun or relaxing in the shade. The weather was perfect, with the sun shining brilliantly and the water at a perfect refreshing temperature. This spot caters to everyone. Whether you’re looking to lounge in the sun, take a swim in the crystal-clear waters, or experience the thrill of jumping off the rocks, St. Peter’s Pool has it all. A towel is a must-bring to lay on, as the rocks can be a bit dusty and it will dirty your swimsuit. At the top of the hill, there’s a small shaded restaurant/bar. While the menu mainly offers snacks, ice cream, cold beers, and small sandwiches, it’s just the right place to grab a quick bite or a refreshing drink after a swim. The atmosphere is lively and vibrant, making it a fantastic spot to meet fellow travelers and locals, revel in the stunning natural beauty, and unwind. I had an incredible time and can’t wait to return. If you find yourself in Malta, St. Peter’s Pool is an absolute must-visit! 🌞🏊‍♂️🍻
    Visited June 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 16 June 2024
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Hunter Juneau
Houston, TX45 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Solo
St. Peter’s Pool in Malta is an absolute gem that truly exceeded my expectations! I went solo on a nice Saturday afternoon, and the place was alive with energy. Yet, it also had its serene pockets where you can lay down undisturbed, soaking up the sun or relaxing in the shade. The weather was perfect, with the sun shining brilliantly and the water at a perfect refreshing temperature.

This spot caters to everyone. Whether you’re looking to lounge in the sun, take a swim in the crystal-clear waters, or experience the thrill of jumping off the rocks, St. Peter’s Pool has it all. A towel is a must-bring to lay on, as the rocks can be a bit dusty and it will dirty your swimsuit.

At the top of the hill, there’s a small shaded restaurant/bar. While the menu mainly offers snacks, ice cream, cold beers, and small sandwiches, it’s just the right place to grab a quick bite or a refreshing drink after a swim.

The atmosphere is lively and vibrant, making it a fantastic spot to meet fellow travelers and locals, revel in the stunning natural beauty, and unwind. I had an incredible time and can’t wait to return. If you find yourself in Malta, St. Peter’s Pool is an absolute must-visit! 🌞🏊‍♂️🍻
Written 16 June 2024
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Dora K
14 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Friends
We were here end of May, it was not that crowded. It’s a rocky beach with the clearest water and with a beautiful view. It‘s only a 30 min walk from Marsaxlokk.
Written 1 June 2024
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MTMHampshire
667 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Views are lovely and it is worth seeing for that. On a sunny Saturday afternoon there were lots of people in the water. I was sorry we had not taken swimming things as it looked great. People were jumping off the rocky ledges but there is a set of stairs and some lower rocks you can use to enter the water. The crowd feels quite young. There looked to be no shelter from the sun.
Written 21 May 2024
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ameliebankes
London, UK18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
Stunning views- not too far to walk. Definitely worth the visit!! Beautiful blue sea, great for swimming and sunbathing
Written 13 March 2024
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Alex
London, UK98 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
This was one of the highlights of our trip to Malta. We were lucky to arrive at a time when it was not busy and no jellyfish in the water. What a great experience to jump off the cliffs and swim in the beautiful clear water. It was cold as expected in January but we got some sunshine. We also got to meet Tina - a Jack Russell diver and social media super star.
Written 2 January 2024
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Pioneer62305581117
3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
Such a beautiful place, even in December you could swim, I didn't dare to try it, because it's a bit impressive but several people did it without problem.
What a shame, however, that wherever humans go, they pollute such a beautiful natural environment with their waste, and mainly their cigarette butts. Shame on them. (see photos). It will then go to the sea to spread its toxins to marine wildlife.
Written 17 December 2023
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Varun B
Altrincham, UK49 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
An experience of a lifetime... jump from the cliff 4-5 meters or a smaller 2-3 meters heights or just climb down the steps. You can get your snorkels for pretty fishes if you want. Please remember to get your snacks & drink/ WATER. There is a small ice cream van serving ice cream and light snacks (limited though). Has a car park for 25-30 cars, gets filled by. 11 am. Best to arrive before noon to enjoy the dive in the sun. Excellent bus service till the Marsaxlokk town.

Reaching there requires a 2 km walk (with a steep walk for about 500metres, rest is easy 1.5kms) or take a cab €8 or a ferry €10.

Written 28 October 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Ghazal
Düsseldorf, Germany626 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
I was there on the last day of my travel. This pool is really nice, you can experience jumping from the cliff. I loved it, and enjoyed very much
Written 23 September 2023
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Helen W
Fleet, UK2 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
Beautiful bay, tricky to get to as the roads as very narrow, ignore signs for the first car park as they charge for that, take the second turning to the free car park. Very crowded with young people jumping from the cliffs.
People are taking risks that they shouldn’t, not looking when other people are jumping, a guy broke his arm landing badly in the water when we were there, the ambulance came and took him to the hospital, according to the ice cream man the ambulance is a regular visitor.
No shade, people the colour of lobsters, my two stars are because Tina the dog was there.
Written 22 September 2023
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Davide G
Palermo, Italy3,608 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Amazing place and amazing water. Way too can be a bit tricky. Parking by payment, 3 euros par day. Not five stars only because not fully enjoyed; that day, sadly, too many jellyfishes!
Written 20 August 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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