Destination guide

Travel to charming Rabat

Come and experience Rabat and its churches, art galleries and history. Well known for its monuments, beaches and museums, this romantic city won't disappoint. Catacombs of St. Paul and St. Agatha's Crypt and St. Paul's Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Rabat

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Rabat a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Malta Falconry Centre (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Birdpark Malta (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Popeye Village Malta (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Malta National Aquarium (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Mediterraneo Marine Park (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Royal Malta Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rabat

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rabat is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Golden Sands Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Mellieha Bay (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Blue Grotto (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Blue Lagoon (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Gnejna Bay (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Golden Bay (4 mi / 6.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Rabat

Fly into Luqa (MLA-Malta Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.2 mi (11.7 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Rabat?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,531 holiday lettings around Rabat. From 195 Houses to 1,112 Flats, 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 Rabat?

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 Rabat:

  • Santa Maria Estate: 177 holiday homes
  • Bugibba: 212 holiday homes
  • Mellieħa Heights: 177 holiday homes
  • Qawra: 199 holiday homes
  • Paceville: 287 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 Rabat?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Rabat. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Roman Villa: 2,119 holiday lettings
  • Catacombs of St. Paul and St. Agatha's Crypt: 2,112 holiday lettings
  • St Agatha's Chapel: 2,101 holiday lettings
  • Collegiate Church of St. Paul's Shipwreck: 2,114 holiday lettings
  • Casa Bernard: 2,120 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rabat listed on HomeAway 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 Rabat?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 195 Houses in Rabat. Our other popular types of Rabat holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,112 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 121 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 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 Rabat?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 324 holiday homes with pool available in Rabat. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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