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Best Beaches in malta

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Best Beaches in malta

Hi there, we are looking to spend a week in Malta mid august while staying in a built up area within walking distance of a lovely sandy beach. Is this possible or are all beaches in Malta quite rocky as we have been advised? Thank u

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1. Re: Best Beaches in malta

Malta has several lovely sandy beaches.

Mellieha Bay at Ghadire will fit your requirements best, it is the biggest sandy beach on the island and is only a short bus ride up the hill to Mellieha village.

Mellieha Bay hotels are:

Seabank hotel, which is located literally across the road from the beach, it is probably one of the most popular hotels in the area.

http://www.seabankhotel.com/

Mellieha Bay hotels are:

Seabank hotel, which is located literally across the road from the beach, it is probably one of the most popular hotels in the area. http://www.seabankhotel.com/

Mellieha Bay hotel is located on the far side of the bay, this hotel was built in the 70's and has expanded sideways. Very kid friendly and safe, as it is not easy to get to the main road from the hotel without going through reception. Has regular kids clubs, so parents do get the odd rest. Has two sets of pools (one at each end) and it's own small sandy beach. melliehabayhotel.com/melliehabayhotel/home.a…

Also Luna Holiday Complex, more self catering and a bit basic. http://www.lunaholidaycomplexmalta.com/

Mellieha Holiday Centre, again self catering. http://www.mhc.com.mt/the-resort/

In Mellieha village there is the Maritim Antonine Hotel http://maritim.com.mt, the Solana Hotel http://www.solanahotelmalta.com/ , the Panorama Hotel http://www.panorama-hotel.com/main.htm & the Pergola Hotel http://www.pergolahotel.com.mt/ , a large selection of villas to rent in the Santa Maria Estate, a few touristy shops, a supermarket, several restaurants and a few bars.

Villas in Mellieha area

holidays-malta.com/holidaysmalta/…hm444.htm

http://www.villaapartmentsdirect.com/

holidays-malta.com/holidaysmalta/…hm299.htm

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2. Re: Best Beaches in malta

Totally agree with Mac1uk,

Millieha beach is the best sandy beach in Malta and there are several hotel right close to the beach s described above. If you stay in Millieha town, which is very a built up area the walk to the beach is about 20 minutes down a steep twisting road depending on your fitness. It is not ideal for people with mobility problems, especially in the heat of August. There are however several buses between the town and the beach. In the towm you have the Pergola hotel, Maritim Antonine Hotel and Solana hotel to choose from.

The other sandy beach in Malta is the Golden Bay. However this is in an isolated and remote area. There is just one hotel in there and that is the Radisson.

Bugibba has a couple of very small sandy spots, but you should expect it ot be busy in August.

For the ultimate swimming and sunbathing experience, you should consider a day out to Comino island. There are several boats who go there on daily basis. One of the favourite is the English Rose cruise from Millieha everyday at 11:00 am. But you got to get there early as it quickly fills with people.

Remember that the weather in August can extremely hot. Drink pleanty of water, especially during day time

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