Attractions

Top Choice Aquarium in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Malta National Aquarium

Opened in 2013, this glass-and-metal starfish-shaped building perches in a sublime position on the Qawra headland, with endless blue views. It's great fun, with huge tanks showing environments that mimic the waters …
Church in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Church of St Paul's Bonfire

The old fishing village of St Paul's Bay, now merged with Buġibba, has retained something of its traditional Maltese character and has a few historical sights. The 17th-century Church of St Paul's Bonfire stands on …
Nature Reserve in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Salina Nature Reserve

The newest of the nature reserves managed by Birdlife Malta is a haven for gulls and terns and migrating herons and egrets. Very occasionally, flamingos have been known to visit. The reserve is situated on the recen…
Museum in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Malta Classic Car Collection

Housed in purpose-built 3000-sq-metre premises, the Malta Classic Car Collection is a tribute to Carol Galea's love of cars. The privately owned collection of mint-condition vehicles (cars and motorbikes) includes p…
Fortress in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Wignacourt Tower

Built in 1609, the Wignacourt Tower was the first of the towers built by Grand Master Wignacourt. It guards the point to the west of the church, and houses a tiny museum with exhibits on local fortress history, incl…
Amusement Park in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Buġibba Water Park

This is a small, fun, supervised (and free!) water park that kids will love, and includes various loopy colourful fountains that are perfect for kids running around on a hot day. There are different sections for dif…
Fountain in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Għajn Rasul

To the west of Buġibba, near the fishing-boat harbour at the head of the bay, is Għajn Rasul (Apostle's Fountain), where St Paul is said to have baptised the first Maltese convert to Christianity.
Tower in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Qawra Tower

Originally built in 1638 as part of the Knights' network of Lascaris towers around the coastline of Malta, this squat construction now houses a pizza restaurant and a summer-only reggae bar.
Beach in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Buġibba Beach

Buġibba's beach is small and sandy and gets very busy. Most guests at the big hotels spend the day around the pool.
Beach in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Plajja Tal'Bognor

Sandy town beach, named after a British resort.