Destination guide

Travel to friendly Xemxija Bay

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Xemxija Bay. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognised for its bars, restaurants and boating. Mellieha Bay and Golden Sands Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Xemxija Bay

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Xemxija Bay a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Birdpark Malta (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Malta National Aquarium (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Popeye Village Malta (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Mediterraneo Marine Park (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Duck Village (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Royal Malta Golf Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Xemxija Bay

Travellers enjoy Xemxija Bay for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Xemxija Bay is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mellieha Bay (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Golden Sands Beach (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Blue Lagoon (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Blue Grotto (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • St Paul's Island (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Bugibba Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Xemxija Bay

Fly into Luqa (MLA-Malta Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.2 mi (14.9 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ix-Xemxija?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 411 holiday lettings around Ix-Xemxija. From 19 houses to 351 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ix-Xemxija?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ix-Xemxija:

  • Mistra: 51 holiday homes
  • Santa Maria Estate: 195 holiday homes
  • Mellieħa Heights: 195 holiday homes
  • Paceville: 281 holiday homes
  • Għadira: 185 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ix-Xemxija? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ix-Xemxija. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Malta National Aquarium: 2,186 holiday lettings
  • Sliema Promenade: 2,147 holiday lettings
  • Bugibba Square: 2,186 holiday lettings
  • Mdina Old City Gate: 2,186 holiday lettings
  • Spinola Garden: 2,186 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ix-Xemxija listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ix-Xemxija?

Yes, of course. offers 19 Houses in Ix-Xemxija. Our other popular types of Ix-Xemxija holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 351 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 34 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 352 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ix-Xemxija?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 93 holiday homes with pool available in Ix-Xemxija. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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