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Friendly Gzira will entice you

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Gzira. This welcoming city is known for its restaurants, shopping and bars. Mediterranean Conference Centre and Fort St. Elmo are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Gzira

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Gzira a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Duck Village (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Malta Experience (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Royal Malta Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Mediterraneo Marine Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Malta Falconry Centre (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Birdpark Malta (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gzira

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Gzira is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blue Grotto (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Golden Sands Beach (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Mellieha Bay (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Blue Lagoon (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Balluta Bay (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Msida Bastion Historic Garden (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Gzira

The nearest airport is in Luqa (MLA-Malta Intl.), located 3.9 mi (6.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Gzira?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,469 holiday lettings around Gzira. From 1,086 flats & apartments to 124 villas, 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 Gzira?

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 Gzira:

  • Santa Maria Estate: 193 holiday homes
  • Mellieħa Heights: 193 holiday homes
  • Paceville: 280 holiday homes
  • Għadira: 183 holiday homes
  • Il-Balluta: 390 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 Gzira? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gzira. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Fort Manoel: 1,893 holiday lettings
  • Duck Village: 2,090 holiday lettings
  • Lazzaretto di San Rocco: 2,025 holiday lettings
  • Malta National Aquarium: 2,176 holiday lettings
  • Sliema Promenade: 2,139 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gzira 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 Flats in Gzira?

Yes, of course. offers 1,086 Flats in Gzira. Our other popular types of Gzira holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 124 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 177 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 5 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gzira?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 266 holiday homes with pool available in Gzira. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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