Mellieha Bay, located on the north west of the island, is a peaceful and relaxing resort and is also one of Malta's largest sandy beaches which make it a haven for watersports enthusiasts and beach worshippers alike. It is surrounded by beautiful countryside but is also ideally situated close to St Pauls Bay and its livelier neighbours, Bugibba and Qawra.
Whether you are looking for a romantic break away in the sun or a family holiday in Malta, you'll find that Mellieha holidays tick all the right boxes!
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Things to do
If you're a sun worshipper or watersports lover, holidays in Mellieha Bay are wonderful the whole year round. Summers are hot and sunny with temperatures often well above 30° Celsius and, even in winter, it's still pleasant enough to take a stroll along the sands. The great thing about Mellieha is that you can take your holidays when it suits you!
It's the vast sandy beach that draws most people on holidays to Mellieha and this is set amidst beautiful rolling countryside nearby. With its shallow waters and a constant lifeguard presence, parents of young children in particular can be guaranteed that it's one of the safest beaches on the island.
Things To Do on Mellieha Holidays
Watersports are the main focal point of activity at Mellieha Bay with water skiing and parasailing well featured. There are also pedalos and banana boats on offer for those who like those kinds of water frolics. You can also catch the ferry over to the neighbouring island of Gozo from Mellieha which is well worth a day trip.
Families are well catered for in the nearby resort of Bugibba and younger children will particularly enjoy Popeye Village. If you're thinking about a holiday to Mellieha in September, a two week annual festival takes place there from the 8th where the celebrations include numerous concerts and traditional folk singing, a religious parade and a spectacular fireworks display.
Mellieha is not just about the beach. It has several buildings of historical interest and there is an enchanting Baroque church in the village centre which dates back to the 16th Century. There's also a regular bus service travelling to and from Valletta if you want to experience even more of Malta's cultural heritage.
The village of Mellieha itself is situated only 1km from the beach. With its own hotels, some friendly restaurants and attractive shops, it's a relaxing way to spend an evening but if you're looking for a livelier time, it's only a short trip to Bugibba and Qawra both of which cater for most kinds of entertainment.
Book a Mellieha Holiday now!
If you are looking for a beach holiday, there are fewer places better in Malta than Mellieha where you can relax and sip cocktails to your heart's content in a family friendly setting. With On The Beach you can be jetting off on holidays in Meelieha Bay without breaking the bank, so book today!