Cool Beaches in Malta

Malta is an archipelago located in Mediterranean Sea. There are three biggest and inhabited islands: Malta, Gozo and Comino. Although Malta advertises itself as a medical tourism destination, it has many cool beaches perfect for sunbathing, snorkeling and swimming. There are also many sandy beaches, ideal for families with small children.

If you want to make your Malta holidays perfect, we have some recommendations and we are hoping that you will decide to spend your holiday in one of these beautiful beaches.

Mellieha Bay is considered as one of the most beautiful beach in the whole Mediterranean. It is big sandy beach with very easy access to the beach. It is very popular and during the summer season it can be very crowded. It is number one choice for families who decide to spend vacation in Malta.

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Golden Bay is another attractive beach with a 5 star hotel nearby, Radisson Golden Sands. But, be careful because there are strong undercurrents in this area and swimming is limited. Next to this beach, there is another one, Ghajn Tuffieha Bay. Although it is illegal, you can find many nudists on this beach. The approach to this beach is not very easy, but it is worth of trouble. The beach is long and sandy, ideal for families.

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Near the town of Mgarr you can find Gnejna beach. It is not very popular among the tourist, but it is popular among the locals. If you are looking for peaceful place to spend your holiday, and if you need family-friend location, the Gnejna Bay is perfect place for you. The beach is sandy and the water is shallow here.

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Paradise Bay is located close to Cirkewwa. This beach is paradise for younger tourists because it offers a lot of open parties, especially during the weekends. Even it is isolated, it has number of facilities such as Paradise Bay Resort Hotel. Beside the hotel, there is a diving school and it is opened all year.

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Pretty Bay is one of the most beautiful sand beaches in Malta. It has a long promenade along the beach line with number of restaurants, bars, and caf├ęs. Excellent place to stay is a hotel the Seabreeze, which is the best hotel in Birzebbugia. It is ideal place for those tourists who are looking for something more than just a sunbathing. You can spend your time exploring the temples and caves nearby the beach.

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