Mellieha Bay

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Mellieha Bay is located on the south-western coast of Malta that is famous by its numerous sandy beaches. This area got its name from the Maltese world “melh”, which means “sault”. Local habitants used to extract it from the sea water.

The surroundings of modern Mellieha had been habited from the prehistoric times due to their fertile soil and soft climate. Nowadays there are some areas in Mellieja that are abundant of green vegetation and it will be very pleasant to walk around the trees.

Mellieha is located rather far from the most popular tourist spots, but it is still very popular among the tourists. It is situated is very close to the neighbour isles of the archipelago – Gozo and Camino. The beach is safe: the water of the bay is warm and clear, there are no streams, the sea is rather shallow and always calm – Mellieha will be a good place of rest for families and children.

The beach is well-conditioned, and provides a lot of services: you can rent umbrellas and deckchairs, have a snack in one of numerous kiosks. There are numerous cafes, restaurants and bars where you can have a tasty meal or refreshing drink. The lovers of active rest can practice waterskiing, rent canoe, catamaran or scooter. The bravest guests can even try parachuting.

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  • Stephanie

    2015.12.13 review from Foursquare

    Peaceful and beautiful view on the not over developed by resorts Mellehia town. Worth the stroll just to refill youe lungs!

  • Aprile Elcich

    2015.09.16 review from Foursquare

    On some days the water is shockingly perfect and clear. Prepare for screaming naked babies.

  • Phil Sainter

    2015.09.05 review from Foursquare

    Great beach

  • Angeli San Felix

    2014.06.13 review from Foursquare

    Nice to have a sunbath with the one you love. :)

  • Toni SiukolaKalsi

    2013.10.04 review from Foursquare

    Beatiful beach with really nice waves if wind direction is correct

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