10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Malta This Summer!

  • Jun 24, 2018

Beaches, Nightlife, Architecture, Diving Sites, Amazing Food, Gozo ...Malta Has Way Too Much To Offer!

We could easily think of a million reasons to visit Malta this year, but we’ve managed to refine our list down to ten to show you why you’ll have a great time any time of the year.

1. Valletta is the European Capital of Culture 2018

Malta is extremely proud to have it’s capital city Valletta as the chosen European Capital of Culture 2018. Malta is celebrating this throughout the year of 2018, with a huge selection of arts events. Be sure to download The Valletta 2018 App before you visit and you’ll be able to search for all of the events near you during your stay.

2. Isle of MTV Malta

Every year MTV visits Malta during Malta Music week where it hosts an exciting selection of gigs and artist interviews. This year Malta is expecting huge crowds of party people visiting to listen to live music from international stars including Jason Derulo and Paloma Faith at a massive outdoor concert on 27th June. Tickets are sold out but there is a waiting list and anyhow in case, you will still be able to hear the music across the city.

3. Experience diving in shipwrecks and coves

Whether you’re an experienced diver or a simple snorkeler, there are plenty of spaces to explore around the coast of Malta. There are many diving schools to give you a crash course and show you around. Also if you’re a pro, it’s easy to find equipment to hire so no need to carry excess luggage to enjoy a dive.

4. Visit beautiful buildings

If you love art and architecture, then you will be able to satisfy your need for beauty with a trip to St John’s Co-Cathedral or the Grandmaster’s Palace. You can also stroll through the city of Valletta taking in the history of the fortifications and winding streets.

5. Relax on the beach

Malta is the perfect sun, sea and sand holiday with so many different beaches to choose from. Take a trip to the famous Blue Lagoon and St Peter’s pool.

6. Be part of the nightlife

Valletta has some great wine bars, jazz clubs and pubs. For a bigger night out, take a trip over to St Julian’s for a choice of cocktail bars, or Gianpula Village for “proper clubbing”.

7. Relax by the waterfront

The Grand Harbour (Valletta Waterfront) & Birgu Waterfront is a brilliant spot for strolling, dining and winding down. Sit by the waterside and watch the boats roll in whilst enjoying fresh sea food.

8. Improve your knowledge of Malta’s history

Malta has a strong military background and offers an education of British and French rule and the history of the Knights of the Order of St John. There is an abundance of museums to visit and you’re guaranteed to learn something interesting and new.

9. Sail across to Gozo in a day

The island of Gozo is an added bonus for any Malta holiday and a must-do day trip. If you’re feeling adventurous, take a quad bike tour led by your own personal guide.

10. Relax in a luxury boutique hotel

Stay in style at Casa Ellul and enjoy soaking in your own private rooftop hot tub, listening to relaxing music to wind away the evening. An intimate stay in a boutique hotel will really add a special sparkle to your Malta trip.