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Family Fun on the beachThe Maltese Islands are great for families. Malta, Gozo and Comino offer a wonderful setting for a holiday in which parents and children can share the joys of discovery, experience the thrill of an action-packed vacation or just savour the simple pleasures of relaxation. All in a safe and tranquil environment that few other destinations can rival.

Summertime in Malta is synonymous with outdoor living. There is no shortage of beaches to choose from: some fully-developed resorts offering all the requisite facilities, others more secluded, quieter and more pristine. And, if going to the seaside seems like too much of a challenge, then one can always opt to spend the day by the hotel pool. Either way, one should never forget to put on plenty of sun-cream, especially on the little ones.

But Malta is so much more than just sun and sea. With a rich history dating back thousands of years, the islands offer endless opportunities for sightseeing and exploration. Prehistoric temples, roman ruins, medieval castles and walled cities, formidable forts, splendid churches and wayside chapels... these are just a few of the historical attractions that families can visit for that unique travel-back-in-time experience. Some of these locations are venues for colourful historic re-enactments, pageants involving dozens of animators dressed as soldiers, noblemen and ladies, knights in shining armour, with their swords and lances, muskets and canons. Not to be missed.

Throughout the year, Malta is alive with events, many of which are perfect for the entire family to enjoy: concerts and open-air music events, arts and crafts, sports and activity, exhibitions and shows, feasts and carnivals, and so much more. Then there are museums and attractions to visit, theme parks and movie sets, open-top tour buses, tourist trains, and harbour cruises, horse-riding, hiking and mountain-bike tracks, and a hundred other fun things to see and do, together.  


  • Mediterraneo Marine Park
    Mediterraneo Marine Park White Rocks, Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq, Malta Experience the magic of the sea and its enchanting creatures at close quarters as you interact with dolphins, sea lions and more at the Mediterraneo Marine Park at any time of the year.
    Tel:+356 21372218
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  • Playmobil Fun Park
    Playmobil Fun Park HF80 Industrial Estate,, Ħal Far Birżebbuġa, BBG 06, Malta The Playmobil FunPark in Malta was created with the aim of providing an opportunity for children to interact with Playmobil's range of figures and play-sets in a fun-filled and safe environment.
    Tel:+356 22242445
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  • Splash & Fun Water Park
    Splash & Fun Water Park Coast Road, Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq, Malta The Splash & Fun Park at White Rocks has a large swimming pool and deck for adults to enjoy by the sea. The other pool is equipped with chutes and slides as well as a dinosaur park to keep the children happy.
    Tel:+356 21374283
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  • Sweethaven  - Popeye Village
    Sweethaven - Popeye Village Anchor Bay, limits of Mellieħa, Malta The film set of the 1980 musical production "Popeye", also known as 'POPEYE VILLAGE', was constructed in Anchor Bay during the last 7 months of 1979. Today the "village" has grown into a family attraction featuring a number of colorful fun activities for all young at heart.
    Tel:+356 21524782
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  • The LWS Animal Park
    The LWS Animal Park Zinzell Street, Marsaskala, MSK 4070, Malta The LWS animal park offers an educational and fun filled day. The animals in this park are well taken care of and their ambience is much more than a cage. Rabbits are free to roam their ground and so are the mountain goats. Emus, deer, llama and monkeys are only a few of the animals one may see.
    Tel:+356 21636526
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