Known for its beautiful bays and sandwiched between two hilltop towns in the forms of Xaghra and Zebbug, Marsalforn holidays showcase stunning scenery in all directions while also giving way to numerous tourist attractions, tours being a common adventure during anyone’s day.
The most popular tourist resort on Gozo, Marsalforn will forever keep you entertained with a range of excursions and activities that will suit families as well as groups of friends. A low key nightlife keeps the evenings ticking over, whereas a variety of restaurants serve up ample supplies of Malta’s colourful cuisine and dishes which can be described as something a little closer to home.
Diving in Gozo
Gozo is home to some of the world’s best scuba-diving sites including the Azure Window, Fungus Rock, the Blue Lagoon on Comino Island and many more. There are dive sites all around Gozo Island, but Marsalforn is fast becoming the best place for diving centres on Gozo. The Calypso Diving Centre is one of the best diving centres in Malta, with a location right on the sea front in Marsalforn. Hire equipment, take a taster session or book a full course and explore the beautiful underwater world of Gozo and Malta with the Calypso diving Centre in Marsalforn.
A popular pastime on holidays to Malta is exploring the beautiful countryside and coast on foot. So densely packed with remarkable views and landscapes, whatever direction you walk in Malta, you're sure to be rewarded with a stunning view. In the north you can walk the coastal paths between the resorts of Qawra, Bugibba and Mellieha Bay. Following the coastal paths you will find incredible views of St. Paul's Bay, as well as discovering the impressive Selmun Palace and Fort Campbell.
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Sample the local food
Head to the promenade for delicious food with a view
Discover the best beaches
Marsalforn offers you a little sandy bay!
Embark on a hike to Calypso’s Cave or Ramla Bay
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Marsalforn Bay is the allure for many who venture to this part of Gozo, whereas Xwejni and Ghar Qawqla bays are intriguing formations which are excellent for swimmers and explorers alike. You’ll come across the two bays when walking a short distance away after having settled down for your holidays to Marsalforn, while anyone wanting to delve deeper can sign up for a diving excursion beneath the deep blue sea – there being no better way to subject yourselves to natural vibrancy amid the captivating coral life.
Across the sea on the island of Malta, a popular pastime on holidays to Malta is exploring the beautiful countryside and coast on foot. So densely packed with remarkable views and landscapes, whatever direction you walk in Malta, you're sure to be rewarded with a stunning view. In the north you can walk the coastal paths between the resorts of Qawra, Bugibba and Mellieha Bay. Following the coastal paths you will find incredible views of St. Paul's Bay, as well as discovering the impressive Selmun Palace and Fort Campbell.
Marsalforn lies on the north coast of Gozo, one of the Maltese islands in the Mediterranean. It’s popular in the summer holidays due to its sea front location. The awesome beaches in Marsalforn vary from small sandy shores, to rocky areas that are perfect for snorkeling. You can sunbathe under the warm sun or watch the fishermen mend their nets and tend to their boats. Marslaforn beach offers fun water-sports and also plenty of exciting boat trips. The beach backs onto a number of useful shops and popular cafés, perfect for picking up an ice cream or enjoying a bite of lunch.
A couple of kilometres east of Marsalforn is the famous Ramla Bay, a beautiful stretch of red sand and bright blue water. Ramla Bay has historic and cultural attractions too. There are Roman ruins buried below the sands and the beach is overlooked by Calpyso Cave (where it’s said Ulysses spent seven years trapped by a nymph according in Homer’s The Odyssey). Take a free ferry transfer from Marsalforn to Mgarr Harbour. Mgarr has a small beach to relax on, but the dock area with the fishing boats and yachts is a great place to explore on a Gozo holidays.
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