Ghajnsielem, which roughly translates into English as ‘Spring of Peace’, is a region of Malta, comprising of the small island of Comino and the south eastern tip of the larger island of Gozo. Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Ghajnsielem will discover that there is a great choice of self catering rental accommodation, to include townhouses, apartment and villas. In the more rural sections of the region there are also some rustic old farmhouses, ideal for holidaymakers wishing to stay in a property brimming with old Maltese charm.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Ghajnsielem will discover that the region is ideal for a quiet, get-away-from-it-all break. Exploring the coastline of Comino, with its many picturesque bays and coves is a popular activity amongst tourists here. This can be enjoyed on land or by sea, on one of the many organised boat excursions. The island’s Blue Lagoon is the ideal location for divers and snorkellers looking to discover the rich marine life to be found here. Comino is an ornithologists’ dream, as much of the island has been designated as a bird sanctuary and nature reserve.
Tourists looking to spend their holidays in Ghajnsielem who are looking to while away the time relaxing by the sea will discover the best beaches in Malta can be found on Gozo. The finest sandy beaches can be found at San Blas and Ramla Bay, which has bright orange-red sand, contrasting starkly with the clear turquoise sea.
Visitors enjoying their holidays in Ghajnsielem will discover that there are plenty of interesting places and landmarks to see here. The old fishing village, from where the region gets its name, boasts a number of interesting buildings and landmarks. These include the Lourdes Chapel, Fort Chambray and the Ghajnsielem Parish Church, with its towering belfry which dominates the region’s skyline.
Much of Comino has been designated as a bird sanctuary and nature reserve, making the island an ornithologists’ dream. There area also a number of historically and architecturally fascinating landmarks to be found here, the most popular being St Mary’s Tower. Dominating the whole island’s skyline, the 15th Century tower stands as a reminder of much of Malta’s long and turbulent history.
Travellers looking to spend their holidays in Ghajnsielem will discover that Malta as a whole enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate. Summers are generally hot and dry, with temperatures frequently reaching the early 30s degrees Celsius. Winters in Ghajnsielem are milder, with temperatures averaging around 14 degrees Celsius. Ghajnsielem receives an average annual rainfall of around 18 inches.
Tourists looking to spend their holidays in Ghajnsielem will first fly to Malta International Airport (MLA), which is located on the main island of Malta. There are a number of airlines operating flights from the UK to this airport, to include Air Malta, easyJet and Thomas Cook Airlines. These flights depart from several UK regional airports, to include London Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN) and Exeter (EXT).