Malta Travel Guide – Shopping, Beaches, Restaurants, Cocktails, Transport & More!

With Malta’s great climate throughout May to October, when visiting for a holiday, being close to the beach might seem the wisest option.  However with the amount of tourists visiting the island, especially during the summer months, these popular beaches, particularly the northern beaches like Mellieha Bay, can get very busy and in peak times you’ll likely find yourself lying down on

Here’s Why You Must Spend Your Valletta Stay In A Boutique Hotel

Malta is an island with a 7,000 year history. A holiday to the island should absolutely mean a stay in the capital city, Valletta. The city has a unique identity, it’s bold and strong with its baroque fortresses and cathedrals, yet gentrified in its offering of culture through very many museums, churches, two cathedrals and small but varied shops, restaurants

What Not To Miss Whilst Visiting Valletta| Valletta In Two Days

If you’re a first-timer looking forward to spending some time in Valletta, we have created a fulfilling itinerary to show you all that our beautiful city has to offer and to help tell the story of why Valletta has been designated as the European Capital of Culture for 2018. One of the most enjoyable aspects of exploring Valletta is that

What To Do In Valletta| Valletta Art Galleries

Malta is full of talent. We adorn our walls here at Casa Ellul with works by local artists and can help you find works which you may want to have shipped to your home. There are a handful of galleries in Valletta, with some government organisations too housing works by local talent. The Arts Council, Malta Society of Arts and

Valletta At Night| The Perfect Holiday Evening In Valletta

Valletta is the newest hotspot in Malta in the evenings. This resurgence in popularity has been anticipated for years. The theatres have never stopped being busy, but with the theatre scene bursting with events, bars and restaurants have sprung up in almost every side street to entertain punters. For the culture vultures, events are regularly held at The Manoel Theatre,

The Perfect Holiday Weekend in Valletta

It's that time of year when the beach starts to beckon, trunks and bikinis are in the shops and you are raring to wear them and sun yourself. The unpredictable weather and distance to the seaside means that Malta is a much better bet. And a lot closer than you think. If guaranteed sunshine for 300 days a year, baroque

Casa Ellul| With over 300 Reviews & A Top Position On TripAdvisor

“Loved it So Much we Booked Again Before we Checked Out!” The staff at this perfectly located hotel was superb. Nothing was too much for them, restaurant recommendations were wonderful, a very reasonably priced rental car was procured at short notice and delivered to the hotel and taxis everywhere we wanted to go were efficiently arranged. The breakfast was abundant

Why Casa Ellul in Malta is the perfect honeymoon destination…

So you’re planning the wedding of your dreams and you know you are going to want somewhere extra special to stay for your honeymoon. With no jetlag, a one hour time difference to GMT, flights from many UK and European destinations, history, sport, incredible food and beaches with 20 minutes of everywhere, and loads more to see and do, Malta

Nest at our luxury boutique hotel this Easter

With direct flight times of less than 3 hours from most European cities, Malta is perfectly placed for a weekend break at any time of year, but its even better for long weekends! Staying in the capital city of Valletta, means your are able to walk to most attractions, making the most of your time on our ‘rock’. Malta is

Hypnotic Malta – feel better with a stay at Casa Ellul

  • Dec 22, 2016

If you’ve decided on your New Year Resolutions for 2017 and know they are going to be tough; why not plan to kill two birds with one stone and book yourself a stay in our luxury boutique hotel in the heart of Valletta and book a place on a hypnosis workshop with Alan Bates? Now, we can help smother you

Learn something new – how to relax in our boutique hotel.

They say you should learn a new thing every day; learning to pamper yourself should be on the list too we think. We all lead such busy lives and feel guilty when we take time off. Staying in a boutique hotel is a treat. We admit it. But not something you should feel guilty about. Indeed, we’d like to teach

I bet this is the best boutique hotel in Valletta

  • Sep 30, 2016

Working in the gaming industry is pretty tough. The competition is stiff, the stakes are high and the hours are long. Players from around the world are online at all hours, regulation is tight and the team is young, multicultural and hungry for success. Sometimes, I just need to get away from the office, though the opportunity doesn't easily present

A boutique hotel in Malta worth a standing ovation

Having played in many of the world's concert halls, I had become a little blase to traveling for work, but us musicians can't really say no to a gig. And we certainly can't say no when staying a luxury boutique hotel in Malta is part of the package! Valletta becoming the Capital of Culture in 2018 means that more and

No place like home, except Casa Ellul

My parents moved to Australia in the 1960's and we were painted a pretty poor picture of it when we were children. We did come over en masse in the early 1970's and my childhood memories are fond of the very simple life we had here. Camping at the beach with an entourage of cousins, the tuna sandwiches dripping in

A luxury boutique hotel to remember

Like many British tourists to Malta, my family had military links with the islands, stretching back to between the wars. Malta's military history deserves some attention, the Knights shiny armour seems to get the majority of the attention in the tourist information but the Second World War in particular was a very important time for the island and indeed for

Book lovers – Book our luxury boutique hotel

Most of our guests come to escape the day to day chaos of their lives. They come to relax, to be pampered at our boutique hotel, to sit in the hot tub on their terrace, to nestle in one of our sumptuous chairs to catch up on their reading. Many an author has based them selves and indeed retired on

Boutique hotel that welcomes solo travelers

Being single has many advantages, especially when it comes to traveling. Although some hotels will shove you in the room adjoining the lift shaft, Casa Ellul treats you like royalty. Well, they treated me like royalty anyway. The staff are chatty and welcoming but not in a feeling sorry for you because you are alone kind of way; they are

Shop till you drop your bags at your boutique hotel in Malta

As a style blogger, I take every opportunity to people watch and shop where ever I am so I can share content with my followers on what's hot from every corner of the globe. I didn't expect much from Malta, the only link to fashion I could dig up was the Britain's Next Top Model, Tiffany Pisani. hailed from here

Start the race boutique hotel

Our boutique hotel is a stone's throw from the Grand Harbour and Marsamxett Creek, boats are always close by. The harbours cater for lesiure cruisers, tourist boats and cruise ships, as well as military craft and rescue services. It's the Rolex Middle Sea race though that steals the show each October. Around 100 boats from 28ft to 100ft compete in

Relax, Baroque and roll in luxury this Winter

There are a few associations with Malta that are immediately conjured; the Knights, the George Cross, no sandy beaches (there are, we just keep them secret), we drive on the left and our beautiful baroque capital city, Valletta. Perfectly aligned to showcase the architecture is a festival which is firmly established on the international music scene, the Valletta Baroque Festival,

You could laze in our luxury beds or…..

We can pretty much guarantee the weather in July and August; hot Summery days and warm sultry nights. This translates to a rich outdoor cultural calendar which leaves no taste un-catered for. Year round there are festivals of almost every food you can imagine, local producers taking pride and coming together to celebrate their wares; bread, olives, strawberries, chocolate..... The

Book our boutique hotel for the next bank holiday

A bank holiday weekend is looming. What can you do? You know the weather won’t play ball, and you know a staycation isn’t really what you want. If you live near London or within an hour or two of any major airport, you could spend less time getting to our beautiful, peaceful, boutique hotel in the heart of Valletta than

Gay Pride Malta – the most beautiful place to stay

Gay Pride Malta week will be held from the 4th till the 12th June. This is a week celebrating diversity, packed with activities for all tastes and age groups and culminates in the Pride March in Valletta on Saturday 11th in the capital city of Valletta, where we are based. Why not book to stay in Valletta's most beautiful hotel,

Attention! Book a boutique hotel for your R&R

In the one hundred and seventy years that my family has owned this house, now a luxury boutique hotel, the area has seen many changes. The churches and main buildings have remained or were restored after World War II in close to their original style, taking an influence from the rulers of the day, the British. Our house, and your

Life work balance – combine a conference with a boutique hotel stay

I travel a lot for my work. Each month sees me take my suitcase and not just a brief case a couple of times; but I'm not really complaining. We have a comfortable life, healthy kids and I enjoy my work. Of course being away from the family is hard, but trips aren't often long. Its more the time zones

What is a boutique hotel?

The term Boutique Hotel gets banded around a lot at the moment. But what actually defines a boutique hotel? Well, we at Casa Ellul in the heart of Valletta, believe it is a small, owner-run luxury hotel which caters for the discerning guest, giving them an exceptional experience from the moment they find any mention of us, interact with us,

Spend the Holy Week of Easter in luxury in Valletta

After giving up whatever you have given up for Lent, don't you think you deserve a little more than chocolate for Easter? We at Casa Ellul Luxury Boutique Hotel promise to deliver comfort, style and convenience and whatever else you need, or want.

 Our concierge team pride themselves in finding, organising and booking the special touches that make your trip

After a long run, it’s back to the luxury of my boutique hotel

If like me, you take your trainers on holiday, you may want to book yourself a relaxing stay at Casa Ellul in the heart of Malta’s capital, Valletta. Though the rooms are beautifully designed and have all mod cons, the scenery, which is evident from your window, begs to be explored. You can walk of course, or take a Segway

Visit Casa Ellul, a luxury boutique hotel in Valletta this Spring for local flavour

Spring is the best time to visit Malta for nature lovers because the flora and fauna are bursting to life from every nook and cranny in the spectacular bastion walls, almond trees which line most streets are in full bloom and wild herbs scent the warmed air. In the centre of the city, you can appreciate nature in luxury from

Spend a Romantic Weekend in Valletta

Wake up cocooned in luxury at our centrally located boutique hotel in Valletta; after a sumptuous breakfast, take your lover’s hand and meander along the streets of the historic Capital, towards the Barrakka Gardens and take in the view of the Three Cities; visit late morning and steal a kiss for each canon fired at noon. Pick up traditional pastries