Qawra was developed in the 1960s but, whilst its popularity continues to grow, it still has something of a reputation as being one of the best kept secrets in Malta. It is situated on the north east coast of Malta and, together with Bugibba and St Pauls Bay, combines to form the largest tourist area on the island. Qawra holidays are popular with families, couples and water sports enthusiasts, in particular.
As it continues to grow along the rocky north coast up to Salina, it's far more tranquil and laid back than its closest neighbour, Bugibba, and also offers arguably newer and more upmarket hotel, many of which have direct beach access. You'll find that Qawra holidays are ideally suited to anyone, regardless of who you go on holidays with!
Qawra weather is hot in the summer and still very mild in the winter months which is why it has a year-round popularity both with watersports enthusiasts and families and couples 12 months of the year. If you want to go on a family holiday to Qawra then the summer months are the best time, while for couples looking to get away from the stress of life should consider taking their Qawra holidays later in the season.
Jan - 14ºC
Feb - 14ºC
Mar - 18ºC
Apr - 22ºC
May - 25ºC
Jun - 27ºC
Jul - 28ºC
Aug - 28ºC
Sep - 25ºC
Oct - 23ºC
Nov - 19ºC
Dec - 16ºC
Things To Do on Holidays
Holidays to Qawra are great for watersports which is one of the main reasons it's so popular. It has a number of shops catering for all your basic needs but the main attraction has to be its location. It offers a peaceful haven in which to relax yet is ideally situated right next to both Bugibba and St Pauls, the former which can offer you the widest variety of entertainment in this part of the island and the latter being one of the most picturesque villages in Malta.
Things to do: Culture
Qawra is best renowned for being a place to unwind and to participate in water sports. Family friendly, it is the peace and relative quiet you come for - a perfect place to relax and get away from it all with the added attraction of being right next to St Pauls and Bugibba if you fancy something a bit livelier.
Things to do: Nightlife
There are a small number of cafes and restaurants available and most of the top hotels have their own nightclubs and put on their own entertainment extravaganzas which are fun for all the family. But if that all sounds a little too tame, you've always got Bugibba right on your doorstep. The party capital of the island, Paceville is also just a short journey away, if you fancy a night out on the town.
Holidays in Qawra offer you majestic scenic views. It is located on a peninsula so has a seafront on three sides - St Pauls is to the north, Salina Bay with its great salt pans is to the south and the Mediterranean Sea beckons to the east. Therefore, it is easy to see why it's popular with water sports enthusiasts. Its beach comprises shingle and rocks although in many places the rocks are flat and suitable for sunbathing. However, the good news is that if you prefer sandy beaches, Mellieha is only 8km away.
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If you're a water sports enthusiast or are looking for a family friendly resort in Malta, a Qawra holiday will show you a splashing time!
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