Welcome to Northern Malta


Buġibba and Qawra form Malta's largest resort area, and the area has the added attraction of the fabulous Malta National Aquarium on the beautifully landscaped Qawra promenade.

Beaches range from the wonderfully accessible Mellieħa Bay, a long stretch of white sand speckled by sunbeds, kiosks and water sports, to the more remote Għajn Tuffieħa Bay, less crowded because of its steeply stepped approach.

You can go off the beaten track at Selmun Bay, the wildest beach and a well-kept locals' secret, or roam to discover splendid views from the cliffs at Ras il-Qammieħ, Malta's westernmost point. It's also the heartland of Malta's farming community, and Merill Eco Tours' rural culinary adventures demonstrate the north is definitely not only about sun and sand.


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Northern Malta activities

$35.29 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Comino Blue Lagoon Full Day Cruise Tour

We cruise directly to the Island of Comino where we spend the day soaking up the sun, swimming in the crystal clear waters of the Blue Lagoon, relaxing on the boat or lying on the beach.The boat will be anchored at the Blue Lagoon so you will have full use of the facilities on board such as bar (serving snacks and beverages at a reasonable price), fresh water showers, snorkels and masks (small charge will apply), toilet and air-conditioned area.You will leave Comino, cruising the same way back to Sliema, arriving at approximately 18.30hrs.Kindly note that the company reserves the right to alter or cancel the cruise depending on prevailing weather conditions

$38.24 Transfers & Ground Transport

Arrival Private Transfer: Malta International Airport to Your Hotel in Malta

After arriving at the airport, grab your bags and then walk outside of the terminal. There you will find the driver waiting for you. Book this private comfortable transfer from the airport in Malta to any Hotels in Malta. While making the booking, make a note of your flight details and what hotel you are staying at. Your transfer will be confirmed, and you'll receive a travel voucher to present to the driver. After that, you can relax knowing you have a safe and easy transfer from the airport.

$9.56 Transfers & Ground Transport

Malta Airport Round-Trip Shuttle Bus to and from Hotel

Our esteemed drivers will be waiting for you at the arrivals lounge, they will lead you to a comfortable, air conditioned coach where you can proceed to your destination. This service has a maximum waiting time of 60 minutes with a possibility of up to 8 stops. Simply enter your full details when booking, and your transfers are confirmed instantly. The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.This services includes the arrival shuttle transfer from Malta Airport to your hotel and the departure shuttle transfer from your hotel to Malta Airport.

$41.18 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Round Malta Full Day Cruise Tour

During this cruise you shall cruise past Valletta, Malta's Capital City, the Grand Harbour Entrance, Marsascala Bay, St. Thomas Bay, Island Bay and Peter's Pool, past Delimara Point and Marsaxlokk Bay, Malta's largest fishing village and past the Blue Grotto, giving you a view of these fascinating colorful caves. Your vessel also cruises past the imposing Dingli Cliffs and the little island of Filfla and past some of Malta's most popular sandy beaches. A particular attraction is Anchor Bay. This rocky cove incorporates ‘Popeye's Village', the actual set of the film ‘Popeye' which was shot on location. There will be a stop at the Island of Comino in the crystal clear waters of the famous Blue Lagoon. Whilst your stay on Comino, optional boat rides to the caves are organised. Tickets for this fantastic 25 minute excursion are sold on board. You also cruise past Mellieħa Bay and St. Paul's Island, where St. Paul was shipwrecked in 60AD, then on to Salina Bay, St. Andrew's, the casino and the picturesque St. Julian's Bay. A buffet spread and wine is served by your cruise chef and stewards. The rest of the day is spent sunbathing and swimming. One may also go ashore to roam around the island and swim. The cruise return to Sliema is at approximately  5.30pm (summer).Kindly note that the company reserves the right to alter the cruise depending on prevailing weather conditions

$16.35 Kid Friendly

Malta National Aquarium Entrance Ticket

The public aquarium has 41 tanks including reptiles, insects and amphibians, amongst others, Mediterranean fish, including fish commonly found in Maltese waters together with replicas of historical artefacts that one can find in the seas around the Maltese islands. The main tank of the aquarium houses species from the Indian Ocean, including eight black tip sharks, horn sharks, rays, eels and other exotic species. The main tank is approximately 12 meters in diameter and has a walk-through  tunnel that allows visitors to experience the fish at a much closer range. All tanks are expertly themed to replicate the underwater environment. Additional features of the public aquarium include a class room facility, interpretation, touch pools, a temporary exhibition space, veterinary and quarantine facilities, etc. The national aquarium is in an iconic curved shell structure in the form of a starfish. The adjacent promenade  provides additional recreation facilities for pedestrians including a children’s play area. The Malta National Aquarium has a car park with a capacity for 140 cars.

$47.06 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Best of Gozo and Comino Full-Day Cruise Tour

During this Tour we will cruise along the Northern coast of Malta enjoying the views of St.Paul's Islands & Mellieha. Upon arrival at the sister island of Gozo we will board a Gozo Sightseeing Bus and we will visit the Capital City Victoria.Victoria is the name given in 1897 by the British Government, however the Gozitans still often refer to it by the old name Rabat. The area arond Victoria, situated on a hill near the centre of the island has been settled since Neolithic times. In the centre of Victoria lies the Cittadella, a historic fortified city. An old prison is located within the city, as are the Courts of Justice. Here you will stop for around 75 minutes. On the way to the port we will stop for few minutes at Qala Belveder.In the afternoon, we head to the famous Blue Lagoon where you can spend time exploring the island and swimming in the tranquil turquoise water.Kindly note that the company reserves the right to alter the cruise depending on prevailing weather conditions.