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Nature Reserve in Golden Bay & Għajn Tuffieħa

Park tal-Majjistral

The area between Golden Bay and Anchor Bay was once earmarked for a golf course, but opposition from environmental groups led to the creation of National Park tal-Majjistral. Information boards show walking trails, …
Beach in Golden Bay & Għajn Tuffieħa

Għajn Tuffieħa Bay

Għajn Tuffieħa Bay (ayn too-fee-ha, meaning 'Spring of the Apples') is even lovelier than neighbouring Golden Bay – no buildings overlook it, and it's less busy, as it's reached via a long flight of 186 steps from t…
Mediterranean in Golden Bay & Għajn Tuffieħa


Romantic Essence is this area's number-one pick for a fancy-pants dinner with beautiful sea views. Cooking is sophisticated with delicious and surprising combinations of flavours using seasonal ingredients. Menu hig…
Beach in Golden Bay & Għajn Tuffieħa

Golden Bay

The lovely sandy arc of Golden Bay has a beautiful setting, and is a popular place to hang out, with a few cafes, water sports and boat trips available. It's not too built up; there's just one mammoth five-star hote…
Mediterranean in Golden Bay & Għajn Tuffieħa


Cheery, noisy and aqua-coloured Agliolio has an appealing Med-flavoured menu heavy on pizza, pasta and salads; nab a table outside overlooking the beach.
Cafe in Golden Bay & Għajn Tuffieħa


The fab outdoor terrace of Pebbles is perfect for coffee, cake, light meals or a cocktail (€7 to €12). Platters (€17 to €34) are a good option for couples.