Malta is one of a kind and should be at the top of everyone’s bucket list for destinations to travel to. Holidays to Malta 2021 are a must and here are just a few reasons why you should be booking Malta package holidays.
Things to see in Malta
Often described as an open air museum, Malta and Gozo are a treasure cove of magnificent places to see and visit. Grand buildings and churches, historically significant landmarks and fantastic coastline.
The capital Valletta is regularly described as one of the most impressive capitals in Europe and it’s easy to see why. It is in itself a World Heritage site and within the city around every corner you will find something amazing. The Barracca Gardens are a popular spot for tourists where you can see the gun salute, a large battery which is fired every day at noon – the noon day gun. The gardens also provide an amazing view over Grand Harbour and surrounding three cities.
A number of museums are located here along with the St Johns Co Cathedral with its truly superb golden interior. It is just one of the jewels in the crown of Valletta which makes Valletta the perfect city break.
Ancient structures and temples can be found across the islands of Malta and Gozo dating back to the Neolithic period, some older than the pyramids of Egypt! Archaeological sites and historical buildings including windmills, roman villas and forts can all be explored and where stories of legend can be visited such as Calypso’s Cave from Homers Odyssey found in Gozo.
One of the best things about Malta holiday destinations is that the island is quite small meaning all of these amazing places to visit in Malta are easy to access and are never too far away whichever resort you choose to stay.
Things to do in Malta
Malta is a small island in the Mediterranean with some of the cleanest and clearest waters in Europe. The coastline and the sea provides a host of activities, all your usual water sports can found along the coastal resorts; paragliding, kayaking, jet skiing and many more. Chartering a boat makes for a great day on the water whether that’s for exploring the islands, a day fishing or just relaxing out on the water.
Malta is one of the world’s top diving destinations, the clear waters, marine life, underwater caves, corals and wrecks are available with dives suitable for all abilities.
Walking in Malta and Gozo
Wow…just wow! For those walkers out there you will find an array of walking routes. Countryside routes, valleys, coastal treks, city explorations, there are some splendid rambling options waiting for you to explore. The temperatures during the winter and spring are ideal walking conditions, spring in particular is a great time to walk as the colours of Malta are in full display with flora and fauna emerging from the winter conditions.
Beaches in Malta and Gozo
Although a large portion of the coastline is flat rock, there are still a number of beaches available. The largest beach in Malta is in Mellieha, a great destination for families looking for that Malta Beach Holiday. Paradise Bay offers another beach resort option along with further smaller sandy sections in St Julians, Qawra & Bugibba. All the beaches are easy to access and where there are no beaches, sea swimming is still possible with large flat rock sections for sun bathing and special access into the sea.
The most popular beach in Gozo is Ramla Bay, a large stretch of golden red sand, plenty of facilities and amazing views. There are lots of little known sections of coastline which are rarely visited that are unspoiled which can be found by the more adventurous.
Weather in Malta
The weather in Malta is one of the best climates in Europe. The winters are mild and summers warm, Malta has the highest number of sunshine hours in Europe and over 300 days of sunshine through the year. This is why Malta is a great option for your Winter break with hotels offering long stay discounts with great value package deals to Malta. Summer holidays are pretty good too, for the best Malta holiday deals we recommend to book early to acquire your preferred hotel and take advantage of the many early booking discounts on offer.
Package Holidays and Deals to Malta
Package holidays to Malta come in all shapes and sizes. Apartments and villas are great options for large families with many apartments offering multiple board basis options from self-catering to all inclusive, beach resorts and family friendly area’s along with family orientated hotels. Singles and couples travelling have a huge choice of hotel with a range of options in all resorts from budget hotels to 5 stars or that something a little different in the form of a boutique hotel.
All Inclusive holidays to Malta 2021 are always popular and there are a plethora of hotels to choose from. Don’t forget to head to our special offers page to find out what deals are available for your Malta 2021 holiday.
More reasons to holiday in Malta
Singles, couples and families will all enjoy what Malta has to offer due to its wide range in accessible things to see and do in Malta along with its diverse range of accommodation options. It is a safe place to holiday with crime rates one of the lowest in Europe. They drive on the left and English is the main language alongside Maltese. You are only 3 hours away from this friendly holiday destination which offers so many so much and with flights to Malta from most major and multiple regional airports it has never been easier to get to Malta!
Get you Malta 2021 holiday booked and you may find you will not look to travel anywhere other than Malta again!