Mellieha Bay Holidays 2017 / 2018
With its striking coastal beauty and beautiful beaches, holidays to Mellieha Bay are ideal for those seeking more than the quintessential beach break in 2017 or 2018. Because of Malta's great year-round weather, a holiday to Mellieha is great for a family holiday October break or a summer holiday.
Beyond the sand, however, you’ll discover a great deal more treasures in this diverse destination than you’d imagine. Whether its spectacular views or action and adventure you’re seeking, you’re sure to be drawn to this part of Malta – its cultural and historical sites are awaiting your exploration, ideal for keen culture vultures seeking something unique.
While you’ll have found countless things to do in Mellieha Bay, it also serves as a great base to discover the surrounding areas of Malta, including the vibrant capital of Valletta. Immerse yourself in the captivating culture of Malta’s best spots, or sample the great nightlife found just out of town. Alternative holidays on Malta that boast what Mellieha is offering include Bugibba or Qawra.
Most popular hotels in Mellieha
Ramla Bay Resort
db Seabank Resort + Spa
Pergola Hotel & Spa
Maritim Antonine Hotel And Spa
Paradise Bay Hotel
Radisson Blu Golden Sands Resort
LABRANDA Riviera Premium Resort & Spa
Luna Holiday Complex
At a glance
- Currency: Euro
- Language: English
- Time Zone: GMT +1
- Average flight time: 3h 15m
When to go
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While we all like to be beside the seaside, it’s not all about the beaches on holidays in Mellieha Bay. There are numerous cultural and historical attractions to be found around the town, with the Parish Church of Mellieha one of the most famous landmarks. Visit the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Mellieha, one of the area’s iconic sites – especially great if you’re interested in the island’s religious significance. Something a little more unique can be found in the form of Popeye Village, a great attraction for the kids and the original set from the 1980’s Popeye film. Alternatively, head to the town’s WWII Air raid shelter to get a feel for the area’s historical significance.
The biggest lure of this destination is its charming setting, and families and couples alike will be able to enjoy the spectacular surroundings of this small town. Take a wander around the labyrinth of narrow streets and lanes that lead to cafes, restaurants and shopping and make sure you keep your camera handy for a visit to the beautiful parish church – it’s an excellent example of Baroque architecture.
Life's a Beach
Blissful beaches are bound to be the main attraction on your holidays to Mellieha Bay, and you’ll never be too far away from a sandy stretch to rest your beach towel upon. Visit Armier Bay Beach, Paradise Bay and Mellieha Bay beaches, all boasting shimmering sands and clear blue waters. If you fancy something even more sedate, head to the neighbouring island of Gozo – you’re bound to find a sandy cove or romantic hideaway to nestle within.