The best activities and attractions in Malta

Warm, azure-blue waters call holidayers from the world over to the stunning Maltese islands, and our guide is here to make the most of your time.
Surrounded on all sides by stunning shorelines and an expanse of twinkling Mediterranean waters, many of Malta’s most exciting attractions involve the sea. Make the most of your holiday with our insider guide to the best ocean attractions that Malta has to offer.

For families:

Mediterraneo Marine Park—Malta’s famous marine park offers guest of all ages an unforgettable introduction the magic of the Mediterranean.

Kiss a sea lion, swim with dolphins, explore the multitude of exciting facets that the sea around Malta has to offer from this interactive park.A perfect opportunity for the whole family to meet the aquatic locals, the creatures that call the Mediterranean home.

Ghadira Bay Beach—Malta’s largest sandy shore is also the island’s most accessible and the most family-friendly.

Bright blue, shallow waters are perfect for children of every age, water-sports abound, for the more adventurous, and a floating play area, too. There’s also a good selection of cafés and snack bars, so you can make an entire day of it.

For relaxers:

Ghajn Tuffieha Bay Beach—easily one of the island’s most stunning, this picturesque location also boasts some of the Malta’s best dining.

When you’ve had enough of lazing on the golden, sun-warmed sand, climb back up the steps and over to the more populated Golden Bay, where the three delicious restaurants at the luxury Radisson Golden Sands Hotel offer delectable dining with magical seascape views.

Charter a sailboat—there’s no better way to discover Malta than by boat. Certainly, there’s no more relaxing way.

Sailing Charters, Malta, offers a host of fully-equip luxury sailboats that can be rented for a day or more. Head out on the turquoise waters and soak up the Maltese sun aboard one of these idyllic luxury ships, just perfect for pure bliss.

For adventurers:

SCUBA Diving—you might not have thought of it, but Malta has recently been ranked among the top 3 dive destinations worldwide, and one plunge and you’re sure to see why.

Fabulously diverse dive sights offer spectacular submarine sights, accessible to all levels, and famously safe. Shallow, easy dives let beginners explore the magical marine life, while more challenging cave and wreck dives offer more advanced divers once-in-a-lifetime places to explore.

Imgiebah Bay—the ideal sandy beach for the more adventurous vacationers, Imgiebah Bay beach offers pristine, untouched sand and breathtaking scenery.

It can be a challenge to find near Selmun, there are also no facilities or restaurants, and one must descend a small cliff to reach it, but these make this beach one of the most idyllic and secluded places on the island.

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    • Ghajn Tuffieha Bay Beach

      Close to Għajn Tuffieħa three bays are located with popular beaches among tourists. The beach are separated by natural rock formations and therefore each have their own characteristics.

    • Imgiebah Bay

      Imgiebah Bay is a sandy, remote and secluded beach in the north-eastern part of Malta. Water is crystal clear, the environment is usually pristine and very quiet, since very few people usually hang around here.

    • Mediterraneo Marine Park

      Malta’s famous marine park offers guest of all ages an unforgettable introduction the magic of the Mediterranean.

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