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Cafe del Mar Malta

Malta National Aquarium | Qawra, St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta SPB 1500, Malta
+356 2258 8144
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A precious addition to Malta’s entertainment scene, Café del Mar Malta opened its doors in July 2013 for its first summer of music, sunset and fun. Offering stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea and St Paul’s island, Café del Mar is fast establishing itself as the place to be. Forming part of the Malta National Aquarium complex, Café del Mar is the ideal place to relax, have a swim and enjoy a drink from our variety of cocktails. You can also have a meal with an unmistakable and delightful Mediterranean flavour. Designed by one of Malta’s foremost designers, Mark Pace, Café del Mar sits magnificently at the water’s edge. The design is all about the sea and Mediterranean sunsets. The infinity pool reaches out into the clear blue waters. The seating area and pool deck have unobstructed panoramic views of the sea. The design is simple, predominantly white to fully compliment the natural beauty of the surroundings. The central idea of the design is simple, it allures you to sit and admire the views against a backdrop of ambient and chill out music, synonymous with Café del Mar. Café del Mar is hugely famous around the world for its chill-out compilation albums which have been released annually since 1994, pioneering the chill-out genre. Special guest DJs will entertain our guests whilst enjoying the surroundings. The perfect place to enjoy the simple things in life… amazing views of the blue Mediterranean Sea, stunning sunsets, refreshing cocktails, chill-out music and great Mediterranean food.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“infinity pool” (30 reviews)
“vip area” (14 reviews)
“great music” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 23:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Malta National Aquarium | Qawra, St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta SPB 1500, Malta
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+356 2258 8144
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Reviewed yesterday

We were very impressed with Cafe del Mar, a very opulent and luxurious feel upon our arrival. We were meeting friends and familly in a reserved area. The couches and beds were very luxurious and lots of comfortable seating for all of the guests. The...More

Thank tinseltoes
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really a great place! We paid 30€ (15€ each) to go in te cafe, and it's really great! The views are great and the restaurant it's amazing. I loved!

Thank Marlene C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went for a day to this lovely relaxing pool. Took luxury bed, price wise its too expensive, but what the heck, we were on holiday 😎 , bed was very confy, service was good and lunch tasty. Drinks very good.

Thank JanneYanki
Reviewed 4 days ago

Spend the money and get the white bed and go for the cocktails don't come and chose the cheap beds its honestly not worth it. Could have stayed at this place for a week absolute gorgeous .. you can stay at night also once the...More

Thank Chloe S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Situated next to the Aquarium, Cafe Del Mar exudes sophistication and style, the sunbeds are comfortable, although finding sunbeds towards the middle of the day/afternoon, can appear somewhat challenging and as Cafe Del Mar was very busy when we visited. They charge 15 Euro, per...More

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I know Cafe del Mar from other destination, I was expecting same level of servises. No towels provided! Only for rental and plus deposit wich look very cheap. Also options for sunbeds with cushions or no cushions. It s better to pay one price...More

Thank Frederika P
MAquarium, Manager at Cafe del Mar Malta, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good Afternoon We apologise for your experience at Café del Mar Malta. We are confused what you mean by same level of service as the original Café del Mar in Ibiza is a bar which has nothing to do with the beachclub concept. We share...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are used to go to Ibiza so we wanted to try the cafe del mar Malta! The location is very big and comfortable, with almost all the table with see view and a large pool for parties. The food and wine was good and...More

Thank Cece8700
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waited an hour for food. When we asked why it was taking so long got a rude reply from the waitress.

Thank Missvalleyfloyd
MAquarium, Manager at Cafe del Mar Malta, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Goodmorning We are very sorry to hear about your experience at Café del Mar, can you tell us when you where here and were you were seated so we can check what happened?

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my friends hired a booth with sofas and drink there was 16 of us! What a brilliant day, music was amazing staff were brilliant topping our drinks up soon as a bottle was dry. The atmosphere was electric and everyone was having the...More

Thank biglee888
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was there on a monday, it was very quiet and relaxing and the pool was very refreshing, food was also very good, the pasta is delicious and the cocktails made by Noel the barman where extremely tasty and had a good knowledge of customer...More

Thank Sara A
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Megancronin13
29 June 2017|
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Response from Anastassija N | Reviewed this property |
No it is a regular pool :)
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Tatum I
23 August 2016|
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Response from valdavies77 | Reviewed this property |
We didnt book, just got there for 10am, in July (busy time) and we were taken straight to VIP, without asking, I think it was 15e each, but well worth it, spent the whole day there.
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Hannah C
12 July 2016|
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Response from Hannah D | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about VIP but when you ask for a sun bed you are printed and ticket and shown to your seat, we asked to be moved once and they said no but then another time said yes. The umbrellas can be moved/opened/closed if... More
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