A popular family resort, Marsascala is a traditional fishing village with a picturesque coastline of rocky coves and a small sandy beach at St.Thomas Bay. You'll find an array of water sports on offer, including diving, windsurfing, surfboarding and water skiing and a selection of waterfront eateries and beach bars. The small harbour and port lined with a fine choice of restaurants serving local and international cuisine, is full with multi-coloured fishing vessels. In the resort centre, you'll find a good choice of cafes, bars and night-life alongside shops and supermarkets.
Other Activities: Beach relaxation, cycling, good night-life, golf within 30 minutes drive, Fishing. Great for walking holidays, rural/countryside, retreats.
Located in Marsascala just few metres away from the beach, on the outskirts of a town often referred to the fishing village. Quiet and peaceful, yet just five minutes drive to all amenities, you will be in close proximity to rocky and sandy beaches in St Thomas Bay, shops, markets, restaurants, internet cafes, gym, churches, wine bars, the St Thomas Fortress and the spectacular seafront scenery and beautifully-lit promenade.
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This pretty resort has some fantastic places to explore including the harbour promenade and is a great place for hiking and cycling. There is plenty on offer here for sports enthusiasts including an 18-hole golf course at the Royal Malta Golf Club in Marsa. This same club also offers miniature golf, swimming, tennis and squash. The beach at St Thomas Bay is just a ten minute walk away and is suitable for sunbathing and swimming, while wind surfing is also very popular here.. Various other watersports can be tried in Malta including sailing, water skiing, paragliding, wake boarding, jet biking and kayaking. Visitors will find a few places to dine in and around the resort especially along the harbour with its restaurants, bars and cafes. There are a few shops in the area for self catering holidaymakers to purchase food and drink from as well as souvenirs. A bigger variety of shopping can be found in the capital Valletta.
Marsaskala has numerous interesting old buildings well worth visiting including the Parish Church of St Anne. The Mamo Tower is on the road to Zejtun and a fine example of a fortified farmhouse built in a shape of the cross of St Andrew. The whole family can enjoy a theme park here featuring an animal park and children’s play area.
A trip to the Maltese capital city Valetta is well worthwhile as there are many historic buildings, palaces, churches, museums and galleries here. Visitors may also like to take a trip to the fishing village St Julian’s Bay on the main island, where there is lots of nightlife and entertainment. Victoria is the main town on the island of Gozo and offers many interesting places to visit as well as good shops and restaurants.