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Splash into Malta's Sun, Sea & Splendour!

Golden sandy beaches, unique red sands, and rocky shores, the Maltese Islands offer any type of swimming spot imaginable! The Islands also have a number of Blue Flag Beaches, an Award for exceptional water quality, accessible facilities, services, and sustainable operations. Get ready to jump into the crystal-clear blue seas any time of year, thanks to Malta’s vast connectivity and favourable climate! Go on, bask in the 300 days of Maltese sunshine, and relax in the pristine Mediterranean sea!
 

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    Golden Bay
    Sensational swimming and breathtaking views? Why not make a splash in Golden Bay?
    Anchor Bay
    Perhaps best known for Popeye Village - a popular local attraction!
    Inland Sea
    Magnificent indigo blue views of the open sea
    Armier Bay
    Consists of 2 beaches: Armier and Little Armier
    Balluta Bay
    With plenty of snack bars, kiosks, and restaurants in the area
    Daħlet Qorrot
    A picturesque fishing cove!
    Għajn Tuffieħa
    One of Malta's most popular sandy beaches
    Ħondoq ir-Rummien
    A small cove popular with snorkellers!
    Marsalforn Beach
    In summer, this becomes a lively, bustling resort!
    Mġarr ix-Xini
    A small, picturesque bay!
    Mistra Bay
    A history that goes back to Phoenician and Roman rule
    Paradise Bay
    Ideal for a relaxing day out with the family!
    Qbajjar
    Rugged rocky stretches leading into beautiful, clear blue water
    Ramla Bay
    Referred locally as 'Ramla l-Ħamra' (The Red Sandy Beach)
    St George's Bay
    A beach in the middle of the entertainment hub of Malta
    St Nicholas Bay
    Renown for its crystal clear waters
    St Paul's Bay
    One of Malta's largest seaside resorts
    Wied il-Għasri
    A popular spot for underwater cave diving
    Birżebbuġa
    Birzebbuġa means "well of olives" in Maltese
    Buġibba
    An area with numerous hotels, restaurants, pubs, and clubs
    Little Armier
    Enjoy exceptionally clear waters at this gorgeous beach!
    Slugs Bay
    A secluded, tiny pocket beach
    Mellieħa Bay
    An accessible beach close to the Nature Reserve!
    St Peter's Pool
    A crystal-clear natural swimming pool in a remote location
    The Blue Lagoon
    Fancy a dip into paradise? If so, the azure waters of the Blue Lagoon are calling!
    Dwejra Bay
    A trip to stunning Dwejra Bay is sure to make a splash!
    Perched Beach
    Are you looking for sand, sun and fun? Head on over to Perched Beach!
    Ġnejna Bay
    Up for a swim? A trip to tranquil Ġnejna Bay is sure to make a splash!
    Għajn Tuffieħa Bay
    For dramatic cliffs, red sands, and splendid swimming, say “Yes” to Għajn Tuffieħa!
    Fond Għadir
    Fancy a break from the cafes, shops, and fun? Why not dip your toe into Fond Għadir?

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