Plajja Tal'Bognor

Northern Malta

Sandy town beach, named after a British resort.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Northern Malta attractions

1. Church of St Paul's Bonfire

0.18 MILES

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…

2. Wignacourt Tower

0.32 MILES

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…

3. 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…

4. Buġibba Beach

0.46 MILES

Buġibba's beach is small and sandy and gets very busy. Most guests at the big hotels spend the day around the pool.

5. Malta Classic Car Collection

0.72 MILES

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…

6. Malta National Aquarium

0.96 MILES

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…

7. Salina Nature Reserve

0.96 MILES

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…

8. Għajn Rasul

1.06 MILES

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…