The Mediterranean island of Malta is a fantastic destination for holidaymakers and there are many wonderful towns and villages to stay at. One such place is Haz-Zebbug, which is located in the middle of the island. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and apartments.
Haz-Zebbug has some fantastic places to explore and is a great place for hiking, horseback riding 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. There are some lovely sandy beaches just a 25 minute ride from Haz-Zebbug for sunbathing and swimming in the Mediterranean Sea. Various watersports can be tried in Malta including sailing, water skiing, paragliding, wake boarding, jet biking, wind surfing and kayaking. There are a few places to dine in and around the town including restaurants, bars and cafes. Visitors will find a few shops in the area and a daily market. Self catering holidaymakers will be able to purchase items from the nearby stores although there are more options in Rabat, which is only five minute’s drive away.
Haz-Zebbug is one of the oldest towns in Malta and has some very interesting buildings including the parish church dedicated to Philip of Agira. The town of Rabat is just a short drive away and features the Roman House Domus, Catacombs, fine churches and monasteries and a museum amongst other things.
The warmest time of the year to visit Malta is generally July and August when the average high is approximately 32 degrees centigrade. January and February are the coolest months with an average high of 16 degrees centigrade and average lows of 10C. There is very little rainfall in Malta especially in summer. The wettest months are generally November and December with an average of 111mm per month.
Malta International Airport (MLA) is the only airport in Malta and receives flights all year round from many cities. Air Malta fly to and from Amsterdam, Athens, Berlin, Birmingham, Brussels, Catania, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hamburg, Istanbul, London, Manchester, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Reggio Calabria, Rome, Sofia, Stuttgart, Tripoli, Vienna and Zürich. Haz-Zebbug is only 15 minute’s drive from the airport and there are car rental services and taxis available on the island.
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.