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Best places to stay in Malta


A seamless blend of old and new, Malta is a little island with a big personality. From long sandy beaches to fascinating medieval cities, a holiday to Malta is the perfect mix of tradition and modernity. There’s something for everyone here, whether you like your holidays peaceful and relaxing or action-packed and full of new discoveries. Explore the rugged coastline and dive into the famous crystal-clear waters or wander the cobbled streets of Valetta’s medina.

Where to stay in Malta for families

Malta has something for every family. There’s plenty of history in the capital of Valetta – perfect for eager young minds, medieval castles and exciting dive-spots for adventurous families and miles of pristine beaches for those who just want to relax. The resort town of Mellieha boasts golden sands and a picturesque town while the resorts of Buggiba and Silema are full of old town charm with a traditional feel.

Check out some of our favourite things to do with the family while you're in Malta here!

Where to stay in Malta for couples

From picturesque walks down cobbled streets to moonlit strolls on a sandy beach, Malta is a romantic island that's full of charm. Mellieha is a popular resort in the north of Malta that boasts the largest beach on the island. Enjoy historic sites, cosy restaurants and gorgeous views of Gozo and Comino. For a romantic holiday on the outskirts of the action, try Qawra. A picture-perfect village that's just a short distance from the nightlife capital of the island, Paceville.

Read more about Malta for couples here!

Where to stay in Malta for nightlife

If you’re looking for a big night out in Malta, it has to be Paceville in St. Julians. Known as the party strip, Paceville is a bustling area of neon lights and late nights. Enjoy cocktails by sunset before dancing the night away in one of the many clubs. Looking for a night out but not feeling the clubbing? Then head to Buggiba. There are plenty of chic bars and delicious restaurants here – and there’s even a club or two for those nights you feel like letting your hair down.

Where to stay in Malta for foodies

Malta is a foodie’s haven. With fantastic Maltese dishes and famous Maltese wines gracing menus around the world, it’s easy to see why so many holidaymakers flock to Malta’s shores year after year. Both St. George’s Bay and Silema are full of amazing restaurants to suit all budgets.

Heading to Malta? Take a look at our food and drinks tours before you jet off!

Where to stay in Malta for history

With medieval castles at every turn and historic fishing ports lining the shores, Malta is steeped in history, wherever you choose to visit. The picturesque town of Buggiba offers a taste of true Malta with its quirky streets and rugged coastline, whilst the capital, Valetta, is full of historical sites. No trip to Malta would be complete without witnessing the Noon Day Cannon Fire at the Saluting Battery – a perfect way to start a day full of exploring.

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