Along with the neighbouring town of Bugibba in the north eastern part of the island of Malta, the town of Qawra makes up an area known as St. Paul’s Bay. If you are looking for the perfect seaside holiday on the island of Malta then a Qawra holiday will win hands down as it is popular with many water sports enthusiasts. A Qawra holiday will also appeal to those who want to be in amongst the vibrancy that Malta has to offer with a touch of culture and history thrown in for good measure.
As a popular choice for many travellers, a Qawra holiday is filled with plenty of things to see and do. Most of the activity in Qawra centres around the promenade, a small beach and a rocky beach where a host of pursuits such as water skiing, swimming, sailing, windsurfing, diving and fishing are available. Other activities available in and around Qawra include cycling, walking, paragliding, tennis and horse riding.
Although the main island of Malta has many great places to visit it is also worth taking a short boat ride over to the smaller Maltese island of Gozo. There are also many sights to see on this mythical island including the impressive Ggantija which is situated close to the village of Xaghra on the island. Ggantija is a Neolithic temple complex which is over 5,500 years old, making it one of the oldest remaining man-made religious structures to be found anywhere in the world. Although the exact purpose of the temples is not known it is believed that they were used by a specific fertility cult with many statues and relics found indicating this assumption to be fact.
If the weather plays a big role in whether you book a Qawra holiday rental apartment or not then you will be delighted to hear that you will be able to experience a fantastic Mediterranean climate. This means that the town enjoys fairly warm temperatures throughout most of the year reaching as high as 32 degrees Celsius during the summer months. During the cooler winter months visitors can expect daytime temperatures of around 16 degrees Celsius and sometimes as low as 12 degrees Celsius. The annual amount of rainfall for Qawra is approximately 15 inches.
Travellers can begin their exciting Qawra holiday by arriving at Malta International Airport (MLA) which is approximately half an hour’s bus or car ride from the town. Air operators that offer cheap, frequent flights to the island from the UK include easyJet, Thomson Airways, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airlines and Air Malta. Passengers can depart the UK from numerous airports such as Birmingham (BHX), Leeds (LBA), Glasgow (GLA), Luton (LTN) and Newcastle(NCL).