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Things To Do in Malta

Whether you live in Malta or are planning a holiday on the mediterranean island of Malta, you’ll want to find things to do here! Featuring loads of things to do in Malta; during the summer, when the weather is bad, inside, outside, historical sights and so much more. If you’re looking for places to go in Malta then this is the perfect guide with loads of places to see, sights to visit and more.

Things to do in Summer 2018

Malta may be a tiny island but it’s full to the brim of things to keep you busy in summer. Great news for residents and tourists alike. Whether you’re a pool person or prefer a sandy beach, there are loads of beautiful locations for you to spend your days at.

Head over to the flea market and hunt out some treasures! If you prefer something more active, why not head out sailing in Malta or even enjoy some greenery and nature. Just make sure to pack plenty of water and sunscreen!

Things to do All Year Round in Malta

Things to do in Winter 2018

It can be tough to find activities to keep you occupied when the weather in Malta cools down or rains, but my handy list will save your day! But when all else fails, just binge watch a new show, or your all time favourites, on Netflix Malta.

Whilst the weather in winter in Malta is better than many places around the world, it’s not as easy as people think it will be. The average temperatures are still quite high and with 300 days of sun, you wont suffer a dark and gloomy winter, but the houses are badly insulated which means you’ll often feel colder inside than out, and will miss your central heating. It can start raining at the drop of a hat and whilst it only lasts 20 – 40 minutes, it’s a torrential downpour that can make planning activities tough. 

malta weather winter 2018 rain storm

Tours and Events in Malta 

There are a whole host of tours and events for all tastes here in Malta. Check out some of the most beautiful spots on the island with the Rolling Geeks tour, or explore the prehistoric tracks and caves of Clapham Junction

Full List of Things To Do in Malta 2018

One way that everyone should see Malta, is from the sky. Looking out of your aeroplane window on a clear day gives you some idea of the islands beauty, but it in no way compares to seeing the archipelago from a panoramic helicopter window. I've been lucky enough to enjoy ...
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Malta is a teeny tiny little island, one of the smallest countries in the world in fact. And because it is so small there isn't a huge amount of things to do, especially when the weather is bad. Usually in Summer if you're bored you can pop to the beach ...
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Between the beautiful little villages of Marsaxlokk and Marsacala is a delightfully green patch of land called Delimara. This area consists of hills, coastal lines and the national treasure that is St Peter's Pool. You'll find vast, open spaces, a kind of peace that you don't usually find on this ...
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I've lived in Malta for 8 years and only just discovered that this little island is home to a hoard of open air food markets and retro/vintage flea markets. They're not really widely advertised and the kind of thing you have to just hear about or stumble across so I ...
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I work in sales and part of my job is to entertain clients. I wanted to take a good and growing client to dinner somewhere fancy recently and was scouring the web for the most expensive restaurants in Malta. It's actually really hard to find any restaurants in Malta where ...
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Cafe Del Mar is a super stylish, high end lido, perfect for a day by the pool in Malta that opened in 2013 and has divided customer opinions ever since. It's located in St Paul's Bay, which is a strange place for a higher end type of establishment, but hasn't ...
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Can you believe that I lived here for 6 years before Netflix finally came to Malta? Back in 2016 Netflix finally arrived in Malta and it changed my fricking life. Since then I have enjoyed so many awesome shows on Netflix Malta, shows I otherwise never would have come across ...
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Whilst the winters are generally mild and sunny, it can be hard knowing what to do on a winter weekend in Malta, now that it's a little too cool (for most of us) for sea swimming and sunbathing. Luckily, Malta is a tiny but diverse and fun-packed little island so ...
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In Malta, there are two types of winter's day. Those that are bright, with the sun shining, blue skies and fresh air that can border on nippy when you find yourself in the shade. Then we have the rainy days, where the heavens open and the entire country floods. This ...
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When you wakeup annoyingly early on the weekend, what do you do? If I try and go back to sleep I either achieve it and sleep for hours more and wake feeling awful, or I end up just laying there for hours; wasted hours. So recently when we woke up ...
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In my never ending quest to show everyone that there is heaps of greenery and nature in Malta, I have to bring the attention to Rabat, because the gardens aren't the only place that are lush and green and worth a visit. On our recent trek around Rabat, Dingli and ...
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Misraħ Għar il-Kbir is a fascinating place, located in Siġġiewi, Malta. It's peppered with prehistoric caves and mysterious cart tracks and, being close to Dingli Cliffs and Buskett Gardens, makes it the perfect spot to spend a day sightseeing in Malta. One scorching hot day in August thats what my boyfriend ...
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il-Ħofriet is a point located on the south of Malta, near Delimara Bay and Marsaxlokk. It's a place I've found myself just twice in 7 years and, after the most recent trip, it's firmly cemented as one of my favourite spots to anchor and swim. The next time you find ...
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I tend to get a little defensive whenever anyone says anything even remotely negative about Malta, but even I can admit that we are lacking in greenery and nature on this little island. It's no surprise considering the conditions and the climate and the lack of space on this tiny ...
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If you're looking for things to do in Malta, then I have a really fun and different suggestion for you: The Rolling Geeks. The Rolling Geeks is a tour of parts of the island in pimped up golf buggies and is amazing for people who want to see some parts ...
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Do I really need to say, for the millionth time, how much I love a good sunset in Malta? I just love everything about them, they are intense yet peaceful, colourful and calming. The Best Sunsets in Malta The best sunsets, in my opinion, are when you can watch the ...
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I'm not going to go into much detail about the history of the Madliena Tower, as I'd only be stealing from other sources but the basics are that it's the fourth of 13 De Redin towers in Malta and was built in 1658. It's situated in Madliena, right on the limits ...
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Winter in Malta is a season of two faces. There are the grizzly, grey, stormy days where it can feel impossible to figure out what you can do to entertain yourself and there are the days where the sun is shining, the breeze is fresh and it's nicer than summer ...
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Marco Polo is the go-to name for travel guides the world over, and now they've added a Malta focused spiral guide travel book into their collection. I was lucky enough to get my hands on one for a read through and today I'm going to go over some of the ...
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I love sunrises in Malta, probably even more than sunsets, but I get to experience them much, much less (I am not a morning person). In September the sunrises at around 6:43 in Malta so I managed to set my alarm for 6:00AM, get out the door for about 6:20AM ...
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I'm always on the hunt for a clean, reasonably priced pool in Malta, especially one nearby in St Julians. Some weekends I can't be bothered with the busses (especially in summer, nightmare!) and don't want to be wasting money on taxis here and there. Recently I spent a sunny Saturday ...
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Whether you fancy a spot of fishing, want to explore the coastline of Malta or just fancy a day at sea with friends and family, it could not be easier to rent a yacht or boat for your needs. A Malta yacht charter is super simple, with a range of different ...
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Even though it was 2 years ago and doesn't actually contain that many pictures, my first post about Cafe del Mar in Malta is one of the most visited posts ever on this blog (behind food delivery, because priorities!). I thought it was about time I did a bigger and ...
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The Blue Lagoon is something that everyone who visits Malta must see, and generally tries to see. Which is why it's such a pain in the ass! This place is so beautiful that you wont believe the colours that your eyes are seeing, but in the summer it gets absolutely ...
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If you're stuck for things to do in Malta once the weather is nice, then this could be the perfect solution. It's fun, delicious, beautiful and doesn't have to cost much at all. It's great as a couple or with a group of friends around you and can be perfect for ...
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The Marina Hotel Corinthia Beach Resort is a 4* hotel in Malta, situated right on St Georges Bay in St Julians making up part of the huge Corinthia complex. Currently, The Marina Hotel is adorned with amazing reviews and on Trip Advisor is rated #5 out of #31 in St ...
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I like nothing more than a good celebration and the Marina Hotel in St Julians, Malta are really doing it in style this May with their "Take Me To the Marina" May Fest 2015. It's a 5 day festival filled with activities, classes and fun to suit all ages and ...
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After posting a picture of my weekends discovery on Instagram, I realised that this place is even more of a secret garden than I thought. After spending a lovely few hours enjoying some sunshine at Kalkara beach, the clouds had started to come out so my friends and I thought ...
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Victoria Lines Malta
The Victoria Lines, or as I like to call it, The Great Wall of Malta, is a defensive line spanning 12KM across the island. The concept was dreamt up by the British military and built between 1875 and 1899 (although it's defensive effectiveness wasn't tested until much later and was eventually ...
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You may have noticed from the influx of hotel reviews that Joe and I love trying out different hotels during the winter in Malta. The prices are mega cheap and it's just a nice little treat to stay in a hotel for the night, test out the spa and see a different ...
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If you're looking for things to do in Malta in the winter, you don't really have to look far. As long as it's not raining, places like beaches, and the stunning Buskett Gardens are still perfect. In fact, I quite prefer them in winter as it's much more enjoyable when ...
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Do you have a happy place? Somewhere you find absolutely beautiful, tranquil and safe? For me, that place is Għajn Tuffieħa beach in Malta. It's situated right next to the tourist favourite Golden Bay but the 200 odd steps to get down to it seem to put most of the crowds off ...
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Today was one of those days where I didn't have any inspiration and I really wasn't sure what to write about. The quantity of good photography has really gone downhill since I got rid of my iPhone (can you tell I'm missing it?) so I had no snaps on the ...
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Smart City claims to be; SmartCity is the leading developer of knowledge-based business townships. By uniquely creating business clusters with only the finest lifestyle amenities, SmartCity is the next generation of knowledge clusters. - smartcity.ae And the Smart City in Malta is the first ever in Europe. Why they chose ...
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Intense yellow/orange sunset during a sunset cruise in Malta
I left my job recently and the girls were super kind and threw me (and another colleague) the most perfect leaving-do. They arranged a sunset in Malta cruise around the South of Malta with a local boat owner. He took us out for 5/6 hours in the evening and I ...
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Pool area at Wardija Hilltop Village, Malta
Some friends and I recently spent a weekend at Wardija Hilltop Village, which is a self catering apartment complex upon a hilltop, between Bugibba and Mellieha. There are a number of apartments of different sizes, a pool, a reception and a bar; all surrounded by panoramic views of the sea ...
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malta international fireworks festival 2014 marsaxlokk
On Friday 25th April  a fellow instagrammer (@chrisbonafides) asked me if I was going to the fireworks festival. I've lived here almost 4 years and had no idea about this annual event. I love spontaneous nights, but being a natural planner, I don't actually execute them very often. However, when ...
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We recently had a colleague visiting from Latvia and as we don't get to see him often we wanted to plan a day of fun activities. This is no easy task in Malta, especially in Winter but the amazing Antonia suggested we look into a segway tour. I had a ...
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xlendi cliffs gozo
If you live in Malta then chances are you miss trees. Sure, we have palm tress but we don't have forests or rolling fields or even that much grass. Everywhere is very beige and white and even though it's my least favourite colour, I really miss greenery. However, there IS ...
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bethlehem gozo nativity
Before I moved to Malta I'd never really heard of Nativity Scenes, other than the little ornamental kind you bring out at Christmas, but over here it's all the rage to have living, breathing nativity set ups with actors that you pay to have a look around. I heard from ...
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Today was a fairly unplanned day and ended up being sort of the perfect Sunday. Some friends of ours suggested popping over to Gozo to see the Bethlehem nativity and as it was Number 2 on a list of great Nativity scenes around the world we figured it was worth ...
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I love writing positive reviews because I'm always bursting with points to mention and so excited to share somewhere I love with you guys. I don't enjoy writing bad reviews but at least they're simple enough to write- I know what I don't like about the place, I know what ...
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We have family visiting this week so the blog has been a little quiet. I was able to get the week off work which was perfect and I've had a great time doing some touristy things and of course, we had to visit Valletta. We had a pretty chilled out ...
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You only have to spend 5 minutes getting to know me to know that I love sunsets. Fireworks and sunsets are probably my two favourite things in the whole world, so when Joe suggested we watch the sunset from Dingli Cliffs I almost fell off my chair in excitement. We ...
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Those of you who have been on the island for a while, and work in gaming, may remember the legendary iGaming Socials. Basically everyone who worked in gaming got together once a month and partied networked. The boom kind of died down and the social died out with it but ...
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I can't believe I've been living on this tiny little island for almost 3 years and until last week I hadn't visited Buskett Gardens. If you want a history lesson then pop over to the wiki page (here- although it's not terribly well written). And if you want a lot of ...
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Golden Bay is located in the north west of the island in Mellieha. Radisson Blu have a hotel literally on the beach so if you're driving and unsure where to go, just aim for the hotel! It's also accessible by bus, for example if you're staying around the Gzira, Sliema, ...
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For as long as I can remember I've been begging everyone I know to come with me and watch the sun setting over the sea at Ghajn Tuffieha. As you probably know by now I am obsessed with sunsets and I don't recall ever seeing it set over the sea ...
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Looking for natural, SLS and paraben free, handmade cosmetics, lotions and washes in Malta? Look no further then The Soap Cafe! I recently met with Charlene to discuss the company, the ethos and the products. Located in Sliema 46 St Marys Street, just near the main shopping area, it's utterly ...
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Today I'm going to talk to you about buying cheap makeup in Malta- something that is much harder than I expected! Brands that are relatively purse friendly in the UK are much more expensive here, new releases are months behind and the stands are updated so rarely that they're mostly ...
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Malta is Boring

I moved to Malta in 2010 and back in those days, there was genuinely often nothing going on. But in the years since then Malta has really exploded and now there are so many new bars, cafes, organised walks, organised clean ups, galleries, museums, exercise classes, beach yoga, festas and festivals popping up that I am blown away when I still hear people saying there is nothing to do in Malta. 

Malta is not boring, and if you get up off your sofa and head out of Sliema you’ll find enough to keep even the most irritable people busy. You can’t compare Malta to somewhere like London or Stockholm, it’d be moronic to do so, but if you genuinely till believe Malta is boring, or there is nothing to do then I’m not sure you could be happy anywhere.