Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Mdina

Come and experience Mdina and its cathedral, history and museums. This romantic city attracts visitors thanks to its restaurants and local tours. St. Paul's Cathedral and Catacombs of St. Paul and St. Agatha's Crypt 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 Mdina

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Mdina has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Malta Falconry Centre (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Birdpark Malta (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Mediterraneo Marine Park (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Royal Malta Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Malta National Aquarium (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Duck Village (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mdina

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Mdina is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Golden Sands Beach (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Blue Grotto (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Mellieha Bay (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Blue Lagoon (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • San Anton Gardens (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Palazzo Parisio & Gardens (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Mdina

Fly into Luqa (MLA-Malta Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.1 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mdina?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,450 holiday lettings around Mdina. From 1,068 flats & apartments to 123 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.

Can I rent a seaside property in Mdina?

Nothing compares to the feeling of sand between your toes and salt on your skin. It's time to round up the crew for some serious beach action. There are 417 beachside getaway homes to choose from. Of course, that mightn't work for everyone. Fortunately, HomeAway has heaps of other choices, including:

  • 364 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 223 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 215 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Mdina?

There's no need to go without the conveniences of home just because you're heading off on holiday. Kick back in an apartment and explore the area like a local. HomeAway has 1,217 for you to check out here. If you make your reservation early, you could be spending as little as £28 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather choose one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • House: 193 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £26 per night.
  • Hotel: 133 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £26 per night.
  • Villa: 101 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £59 per night.

Can I stay in Mdina in a large group?

Nothing comes close to reconnecting with old friends or spending a few weeks with your family in an exciting new locale. And what's best, HomeAway has places big enough for everyone. The top option for larger groups here are apartment holiday rentals, and you'll find 305 currently listed. If you're hoping to travel with a large group, the rental properties that will serve you well include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we've got 453 properties to rent suitable for that size. Spend a night from just £35.
  • If you have 8 in your party, you'll be pleased to discover that there are 269 rental properties suitable. Prices begin at just £39 a night.
  • On a trip away with 5 guests? We've got 193 rental accommodation that fit the bill. Prices begin at just £40 per night.

You and all your mates will be more than satisfied when you plan your Mdina holiday with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Mdina?

Friends are the family we choose for ourselves. Reunite with those who truly matter and organise a value-for-money holiday with HomeAway. When it comes to discovering a great deal, your first stop should be Bellavista. Here, HomeAway has 83 holiday rentals at an average price of £84 a night. San Tumas is another good option. HomeAway has 92 and the average price is around £87 a night.

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