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Where’s the sand

If you’re looking for a beach with sand in Malta then it’s good luck any that do have sand charge... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Evening dip

After eating we went for an evening cool down,with a sit on the beach. Many local kids were... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Martin B
Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
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Bugibba, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re looking for a beach with sand in Malta then it’s good luck any that do have sand charge you but having said that the rocks are quite quaint.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank K9431TProberts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wouldn't call this a beach, it's quite rocky in places, sea is nice and clear, was quite sad to see lots of rubbish dumped.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank holidaymuchneeded
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

Walking along the ‘promenade’ this morning (and I use the term loosely, as you navigate between the traffic and building sites) this ‘beach’ has been attacked by a mechanical digger and was piled up against a concrete wall. Granted it’s February, but the whole waterside...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Andy-S60
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Nice traditional city with a modern night life. The beach is clean and friendly. You can visit the city Aquarium, the car Museum, and lots of restaurants by the Sea. We have a wonderfull time there.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank guts2013
Reviewed 3 October 2018

After eating we went for an evening cool down,with a sit on the beach. Many local kids were swimming in the sea and meeting there friends,as were other tourists. We,as a family just stuck our feet in .Yes the beach is a bit gritty,but found...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Martin B
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Lovely week spent with family in the Buggiba area of Malta a area of Malta . Managed to get out and about visiting much of the Island.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mugret
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Compared to all the many wonderful beaches Malta has to offer this must surely come out at the bottom of the pile. It’s dirty, feels very unloved and has no facilities. I remember the days before they tried to make out this was a beach...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rachel852014
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Not the best of beaches - imported fine grit, not sand, but hire a bed and sunshade and its fine for a day. There is access to the sea if you want to swim. We didnt have transport so caught the bus the following day...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank gailie_gez
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We walked by this beach every day for over a week. It's very small and doesn't have the feeling of a real beach. More like a make shift beach for the tourists in the area. There are much nicer beaches within a 10-15 minute drive...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank gjb-6
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Great for people who don't want a huge beach and who are confident swimmers. It is clean and well life-guarded

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ellielouise2802
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Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
Must try the local Pastizzi places. There's plenty of them around. Serving cheap tasty treats to keep you going in and around Bugibba and Qawra. In Bugibba square there are some decent restaurants plenty of local and... More