Awarded Beaches: Blue Flag

Marsalforn Bay – Marsalforn Gozo

Marsalforn is one of the most popular resort on the island of Gozo. In summer it throbs with life as hundreds of families move in to spend the summer at the coast and foreign visitors arrive for a revitalising dose of sun and sea. A beach of sand and small pebbles is backed by a promenade which runs...
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Hondoq Ir Rummien – Qala Gozo

Ħondoq ir-Rummien, below the village of Qala in Gozo, is dotted with traditional salt pans, some of which are still used to harvest salt throughout the summer months. On this coast is a small cove, Ħondoq ir-Rummien (translates to Pomegranate Moat), which is used by snorkelers because of its deep and...
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Med-Bar Reef Club

Located on the Dragonara Peninsula, on the east side of the island, the Medbar & Reef Club proudly forms part of The Westin Dragonara Resort in St. Julian’s. Both beaches are open during the summer months (June-September) and are enjoyed by all Westin guests. With a typical Mediterranean sea-bed...
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Fond Għadir – Sliema

The Sliema and St Julian’s coastline hosts sunbathers during the peak summer months. From Qui-si-Sana in Sliema to BallutaBay in St Julian’s, is one l ong stretch of rocky shore. The promenade is popular for long walks and for a snack or good meal, day and night, while enjoying the shoreline....
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Għajn Tuffieħa Bay – Mgarr

Għajn Tuffieħa Bay is a twin beach to GoldenBay. It is walking distance away separated only by a headland. Unlike GoldenBay, Għajn Tuffieħa is a secluded beach and accessed only through a long flight of steps or a network of footpaths, winding along the clay slopes.    Another headland to the...
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Golden Bay – Mellieħa

GoldenBay is one of three rural, sandy beaches on the North West side of the Island.  As its name indicates, the sand is gold colour and it is a favourite beach with many bathers. It hosts remnants of a sand dune with rich sand dune flora species that are rare for the MalteseIslands. The bay forms part...
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Mellieħa Bay – Mellieħa

Mellieħa Bay is the largest beach of thirteen pocket beaches around Mellieħa. It is a sheltered beach between two headlands and is situated on the Northern part of the Island.  Its sand has a low gradient slope and together with its clear, shallow water makes it the most popular family beach on the...
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Bugibba Perched Beach – St. Paul’s Bay

Bugibba, with Qawra is Malta’s largest seaside resort town with numerous accommodations ranging from four star hotels to apart hotels. The coastline promenade stretches a few kilometres from SalinaBay to St Paul’s Bay taking in some of the Islands’ best open sea views and the protected...
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Qawra Point – St. Paul’s Bay

At Qawra point one finds a pocket of sand along the Bugibba and Qawra rocky coast. The area was upgraded by the Malta Tourism Authority to accommodate services for beach management. It is now another favourite spot for family users. Salina Bay close by takes its name from the large salt pans that were...
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St. George’s Bay St. Julians

St. George’sBay, in St. Julians, is an urban beach used every day around the clock, summer and winter. Until a few years ago, this beach was a degraded area where its natural grey sand was washed away and lost to the sea. The bay was being used for boat mooring. St. Julians is a high priority tourist...
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