Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Marsaskala

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Marsaskala. This welcoming and walkable city entices travellers with its cafes 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 and around Marsaskala

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Marsaskala has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Malta Experience (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Royal Malta Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Duck Village (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Malta Falconry Centre (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Mediterraneo Marine Park (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Birdpark Malta (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Marsaskala

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Marsaskala is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blue Grotto (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Golden Sands Beach (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Mellieha Bay (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Pretty Bay (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Lower Barrakka Gardens (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Upper Barrakka Gardens (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Marsaskala

Fly into Luqa (MLA-Malta Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.8 mi (6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Marsaskala?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,152 holiday lettings around Marsaskala. From 47 villas to 885 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.

Can I rent a seaside property in Marsaskala?

Perhaps it's the glorious ocean views, or maybe it's the opportunity to simply lounge around during those long summer days. But there's just something about a beach getaway that appeals to all of us. There are 295 beachside rental properties to select from. Of course, that might not suit everyone. Fortunately, HomeAway has a bunch more options, including:

  • 201 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 191 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 181 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Marsaskala?

There's no need to miss out on all the conveniences of home just because you're heading off on holiday. Kick back in your very own apartment and experience the area like a local. You'll be able to take your pick from 947 different options with the help of HomeAway. If you make your reservation early, you could spend as little as £26 a night. If that doesn't fit with your posse's taste, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • House: 161 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £26 per night.
  • Hotel: 112 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £26 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 75 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £21 per night.

Can I stay in Marsaskala in a large group?

The recipe for the perfect getaway is spending time with friends and relatives in an amazing new place. If you'll be visiting with a large group, HomeAway can help. Presently, apartment holiday rentals are the latest thing for large groups of visitors here, and you'll find 238 listed on our database. Around this area, the holiday rentals that are suitable for larger sized groups include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we've got 287 rental properties ideal for that size. Stay a night for as little as £35.
  • Keen to find a rental property for 5 people? We have 111 that will be ideal. You can get one for as low as £40 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with a group of 8? We've got 108 rental properties that match your requirements. Prices begin at just £70 a night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you can bring along your dad, your grandma and all your friends to Marsaskala.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Marsaskala?

Cut down on those hefty accommodation costs by organising your stay with HomeAway. You'll discover plenty of great holiday rentals and save heaps of cash! San Tumas is perfect for bargain hunters. And with 92 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £87 a night, it's not difficult to see why. Another 67 HomeAway holiday rentals are available in or around Is-Swatar. With an average price of £87 per night, you're sure to snatch a deal worth boasting to your friends about.