Where to stay around Sliema?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,262 holiday lettings near Sliema. From 981 apartments to 128 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sliema is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sliema?

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 Sliema:

  • Bugibba: 147 holiday homes
  • Santa Maria Estate: 146 holiday homes
  • Paceville: 332 holiday homes
  • San Tumas: 102 holiday homes
  • Ix-Xemxija: 52 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 Sliema?

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

  • Sliema Promenade: 1,804 holiday lettings
  • Tigne Fort: 1,714 holiday lettings
  • Point Shopping Mall: 1,718 holiday lettings
  • Triq Manwel Dimech: 1,764 holiday lettings
  • Stella Maris Church: 1,760 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sliema 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 apartments in Sliema?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 981 apartments in Sliema. Our other popular types of Sliema holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 128 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 96 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 4 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 Sliema?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 205 holiday homes with pool available in Sliema. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Sliema also enquired about apartments in St Julian's Bay and Paceville, apartments in Mellieha and apartments in St Paul's Bay

    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Sliema, Malta your home away from home

    The Mediterranean island of Malta is a wonderful destination for holidaymakers and there are many delightful towns and villages to stay at. One such place is the coastal resort of Sliema, which is located in the north east of the island. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and apartments.

    Things to do on holiday to Sliema, Malta

    Sliema has a long stretch of rocky shoreline suitable for sunbathing, swimming and snorkelling. Various other watersports can be tried in Malta including sailing, water skiing, paragliding, wake boarding, jet biking and kayaking. There are some fantastic places in here to explore making it a great place for hiking, horseback riding and cycling, while the promenade is popular with joggers. There is plenty on offer in Malta for sports enthusiasts including an 18-hole golf course at the Royal Malta Golf Club in Marsa. This same club also offers miniature golf, swimming, tennis and squash. Visitors will find many places to dine in the resort including restaurants, bars and cafes. There are some great shops located in the area for self catering holidaymakers to purchase food and drink as well as souvenirs.

    Places to visit on holiday to Sliema, Malta

    Sliema has some interesting sites and building worth visiting such as the fortifications, one of which dates back to the 17th century. There are some attractive church buildings here too including the Stella Maris Church and The Chapel of our Lady of Graces. A ferry service operates between Sliema and Valletta across Marsamxett harbour.

    Weather in Sliema, Malta

    The warmest time of the year to visit Malta is generally July and August when the average high is approximately 32 degrees centigrade. January and February are the coolest months with an average high of 16 degrees centigrade and average lows of 10C. There is very little rainfall in Malta especially in summer. The wettest months are generally November and December with an average of 111mm per month.

    Travel to Sliema, Malta

    Malta International Airport (MLA) is the only airport in Malta and receives flights all year round from many cities. Air Malta fly to and from Amsterdam, Athens, Berlin, Birmingham, Brussels, Catania, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hamburg, Istanbul, London, Manchester, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Reggio Calabria, Rome, Sofia, Stuttgart, Tripoli, Vienna and Zürich. Sliema is approximately a 25 minute drive from the airport and there are car rental services and taxis available on the island.

    Day Trips from Sliema, Malta

    A trip to the Maltese capital city Valetta is well worthwhile as there are many historic buildings, palaces, churches, museums and galleries here. Visitors may also like to take a trip to the coastal resorts of St Paul’s Bay and Bugibba in the north of the island, where there is lots of nightlife and entertainment. Victoria is the main town on the island of Gozo and offers many interesting places to visit as well as good shops and restaurants.

    Activities and attractions in Sliema

    Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Sliema has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Duck Village (0.6 mi / 1 km)
    • Malta Experience (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
    • Royal Malta Golf Club (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
    • Mediterraneo Marine Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
    • Birdpark Malta (5 mi / 8.1 km)
    • Malta National Aquarium (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Sliema

    If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Sliema

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sliema is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Blue Grotto (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
    • Golden Sands Beach (9 mi / 14.5 km)
    • Mellieha Bay (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
    • Blue Lagoon (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
    • Balluta Bay (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Spinola Bay (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)