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The Top 10 Best Beaches in Malta

Malta is a small island in the Mediterranean Sea, well known as one of the islands having the cleanest bathing waters around the EU . The coast of Malta, Gozo and Comino has numerous beautiful and picturesque sandy beaches and stunning coves for the sunbathing and swimming lovers. If you are planning yours holiday in Malta this article offers a helpful guide to the best beaches to visit during your stay.

1.Għajn Tuffieħa

Għajn Tuffieħa forms part of the Manikata village in Malta which is part of Mellieħa. Close to Għajn Tuffieħa, three bays are located with popular beaches among tourists. The beaches are separated by natural rock formations and therefore each has their own characteristics.

2.The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon is a stunningly beautiful inlet on the small island of Comino.

There are two white sand beaches, one on either side of the crystal clear water: the bottom of the inlet also consists of white sand.

The rest of the bay is rocky: here visitors can sunbathe or jump into the refreshing water. Snorkelling is popular due to the clarity of the water as well as the presence of several caves.

3.Mellieha Bay

Located in the north-western part of Malta, far away from the distractions of city life, among the calm and fertile valleys of Mellieha, overlooking the most beautiful golden beaches on the island.

With its outstanding natural beauty, Mellieha is ideal for the active visitor who enjoys walking, diving, cycling and eco trails, as well as for those who seek to relax and soak up the sun in an area rich in history and culture.

4.Golden Bay

Golden Bay is located on the West coast of Malta and is one of the island’s best Blue Flag beaches, with clean water and various amenities.

Golden Bay offers a myriad of opportunities for activity and watersport fun, ranging from body surfing and jet skiing to parasailing for the more adventurous.

5.Paradise Bay

Located in the far north of the island Paradise Bay  is a beach in Malta with beautiful clear blue waters and warm sand.

You can see both Gozo and Comino from the beach – in fact, some of the more adventurous souls might consider renting a Kayak from here and paddling across the channel to Gozo.

6.St. Peter’s Pool

StPeter’s Pool is one of the most beautiful and stunning natural swimming pools in Malta and is located close to Marsaxlokk at the tip of Delimara Point in the southwest of Malta. The sea at St.Peters Pool is crystal clear with an amazing azure and light green colors and offers excellent snorkelling opportunities.

7.Imġiebaħ Bay

One of Malta’s more isolated beaches, popular with locals. Imġiebaħ Bay is an unspoiled beach located in the north of the island. It’s difficult to get to and requires beach goers to trek down the cliff face before rewarding them with it’s scenic views.

8.Ġnejna Bay

Ġnejna Bay is a popular tourist destination located about 1 kilometer from the village of Mġarr on the western coast of Malta. The beach surrounding the bay is mostly sandy.

9.Armier Bay and Little Armier

Armier Bay, is situated in the locality of Mellieħa, Malta. The Armier Bay consists of two beaches, the biggest beach is known as Armier and the other one as Little Armier. The sea of this bay is a crystal blue, like the sea of Blue Lagoon.

10.Ta’ Fra Ben (Qawra Point)

Ta` Fra Ben Bay is named after its watchtower that overlooks the area. Although mostly rocky, the water is clean, the view is great and it doesn’t tend to get very busy here. The bay is a little sheltered which means it’s rarely affected by the swell of the open sea, in summer at least. It’s also a great spot for snorkelling with some interesting underwater life.