Paradise Bay Hotel
ParadiseBay and Paradise Bay Hotel Beach are two sandy beaches at the northernmost tip of the island, close to the quay where the Gozo ferry operates a shuttle service daily for Gozo. This hotel beach is a quiet spot that offers tranparadisequillity – a getaway with a view of a busy environment in the distance. The beach also offers a good view of the island of Comino with its imposing Tower. It is open to the public as well as for hotel residents. The water is crystal clear and ideal for family relaxation.
Għajn Tuffieħa Bay – Mgarr
Għajn Tuffieħa Bay is a twin beach to GoldenBay. It is walking distance away separated only by a headland. Unlike GoldenBay, Għajn Tuffieħa is a secluded beach and accessed only through a long flight of steps or a network of footpaths, winding along the clay slopes. Another headland to the west side of the bay separates this beach from GnejnaBay. All the area is a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) due to unique geological features. Although somehow isolated, the beach has most amenities including a parking area on street level.
Mellieħa Bay – Mellieħa
Mellieħa Bay is the largest beach of thirteen pocket beaches around Mellieħa. It is a sheltered beach between two headlands and is situated on the Northern part of the Island. Its sand has a low gradient slope and together with its clear, shallow water makes it the most popular family beach on the island. MellieħaBay has most facilities and services including restaurants and two hotels. Some parts of the bay are designated for water sports and wind surfing.
Bugibba Perched Beach – St. Paul’s Bay
Bugibba, with Qawra is Malta’s largest seaside resort town with numerous accommodations ranging from four star hotels to apart hotels. The coastline promenade stretches a few kilometres from SalinaBay to St Paul’s Bay taking in some of the Islands’ best open sea views and the protected Islands of St Paul. The shore is mainly rocky and used for sun bathing. The water is deep, but clean, clear and safe for bathing.
Qawra Point – St. Paul’s Bay
At Qawra point one finds a pocket of sand along the Bugibba and Qawra rocky coast. The area was upgraded by the Malta Tourism Authority to accommodate services for beach management. It is now another favourite spot for family users. Salina Bay close by takes its name from the large salt pans that were built by the knights of Malta during the 16th century. They form part of Kennedy Grove family park.
St. George’s Bay St. Julians
St. George’sBay, in St. Julians, is an urban beach used every day around the clock, summer and winter. Until a few years ago, this beach was a degraded area where its natural grey sand was washed away and lost to the sea. The bay was being used for boat mooring.