Valletta – A Valentine’s Surprise Trip

  • Jan 25, 2020

What better place for a touch of romance than Valletta?

Valentine’s day is fast approaching and what better way to surprise your loved one than to plan a surprise couple’s getaway? If you’re looking for a European country with a lot of history, a Mediterranean climate and is small enough to navigate in a couple of days, we can guarantee that Malta should be at the top of your list.

Malta’s capital city, Valletta, is the perfect base for your Valentine’s trip to Malta. Here’s why.

1. Valletta’s Historic Beauty

What better place for a touch of romance than Valletta? Its narrow streets, historic buildings and splendid skyline are the perfect backdrop for a spectacular romantic saga.

2. Nightlife

Valletta’s nightlife is nothing short of romantic. With a tonne of top restaurants and bars to choose from, you’ll definitely find the perfect eatery for a romantic dinner in the evening.

Music always accompanies a great romance. The former capital of culture is an artistic hub brimming with musicians and artists. In addition to bands performing at nearly every restaurants, there are also a couple of jazz bars – such as Offbeat Music Bar – that you can go to in order to end your night on a high note. 

You can always enjoy the pleasant atmosphere of Valletta’s Waterfront area. This area houses a tonne of restaurants and bars, and also makes for a delightful stroll along the seaside.

3. Museums

Valletta is not short of museums. And who said that museums are boring? Unquestionably, a trip to the museum always leads to more enlightening conversations that spark a couple’s chemistry and romance.

Some of Malta’s top museums are located in Valletta, including the Lascaris War Rooms (which covers all things WWII), Malta’s Postal Museum (which tracks the history of Malta’s postal system), Casa Rocca Piccola (which is a small palazzo built over 400 years ago by a Knight of Malta with its own underground bomb shelter), the National Museum of Archaeology (which houses a sensational range of historic artefacts dating back to Malta’s Neolithic Period) and St John’s Co-Cathedral and Museum (a spectacular cathedral that’s home to some of Caravaggio’s most prestigious art pieces). 

4. Location

Being Malta’s capital, Valletta is well-connected to the rest of the island, meaning that travelling is a breeze if you’re based in Valletta. 

Where To Stay?

Casa Ellul is the perfect base for exploring Valletta and the rest of the Maltese Islands. This boutique hotel features spectacular viewpoints, hot tubs, a delicious breakfast and luxurious suits. Hence, it’s safe to say that this boutique hotel is ideal for a romantic getaway. 

This Victorian-period palazzo was converted into an exclusive boutique hotel that offers top-class services and makes guests feel welcome. After all, there’s nothing more crucial on Valentine’s Day than a private suite that you and your partner can truly enjoy.