Malta Holidays

Malta
Cheap Holidays to Malta:

Travel Guide to your Holiday to Malta:

A holiday to Malta offers a unique and unforgettable holiday experience. The countryside of Malta is covered in the oldest known human structures in the world and has often been described as an open-air museum. As one of the most charming destinations in the Mediterranean, a cheap holiday in Malta offers fantastic sunny weather, great beaches, intriguing history and a busy nightlife. The all year round climate of Malta makes for a great bargain holiday and cheap holiday in the winter months.

Weather on Holiday in Malta:

Malta has a very comfortable climate and even the winter months can be warm. Between April and September there is virtually non-stop sunshine on a holiday in Malta, March and April can be a little cooler with a touch of rain and December to February can be really wet but still mild.

July to September are the hottest months for a holiday to Malta with temperatures reaching, on average 30ºC (86ºF) and August can be even hotter, with temperatures soaring to 40ºC (104ºF). December to February are the coldest months in Malta with an average temperature of 15ºC (59ºF) but there is still plenty of sunshine.

Out and about on Holiday in Malta:

Although Malta is one of the smallest countries in the world, there is plenty going on for a couple of weeks holiday, from outdoor activities, historical attractions and good old beach resorts.

The crystal clear waters and the fantastic climate make a holiday in Malta great for diving, snorkelling, windsurfing and water-skiing. All the Malta islands are all separated by boat rides of less than 30 minutes so sailing is also popular and there are many tours and excursions available to visit them all whilst on your holiday in Malta.

The rich heritage of Malta can be seen in it's wealth of archaeological, architectural and artistic treasures which include the Megalithic temples which are over 1000 years older than Stonehenge, Roman Mosaics, Baroque churches and mighty fortifications. Malta's capital, Valletta is like one big museum and is a UNESCO world heritage site.

For those of you who remember Popeye and Olive Oyl, take a trip to Popeye Village whilst on holiday in Malta which was the setting of the 1980 musical film. The higgledy-piggledy wooden village clings to the coast in Anchor Bay and provides interactive film workshops and a fun park for all to enjoy on a family holiday in Malta .

Other attractions in Malta include the Splash and Fun Water Park which includes various water slides, wave pool and lazy river and in addition there is an animation programme featuring all sorts of games, dancing and sports. Its a great day out in Malta for the whole family.

Another family day out on holiday in Malta is the Mediterraneo Marine Park which is home to a variety of marine species such as dolphins and sea lions. There are also various other animals such as parrots, cockatoos, snakes, turtles, tortoises, lizards and a collection of insects so for something a little different is is certainly worth a visit whilst on a holiday in Malta.
Eating out on Holiday in Malta

Maltese cuisine has strong English and Sicilian influences to it as well as a typical Mediterranean feel. The national dish of Malta is Fenkata, stewed rabbit. This is a well known dish eaten by most locals. The food in Malta is rustic and based on the seasonal locally grown fruit and vegetables as well as what is caught from the sea. Pastry is widely used and filled with vegetables, meats, fish or cheese. Stuffed and stewed dishes are very important in Malta, with the likes of stuffed octopus, cuttlefish and squid all served in a spicy tomato sauce.

Dining out on a holiday in Malta can vary depending on where you choose to eat. You can explore the small intimate restaurants nestled in the small bays and dine along the waters edge. Take a trip further up in the ancient bastions and dine in restaurants overlooking the harbour. If it's a more local dish you want to try out then search for the weathered courtyards or walls covered in geraniums where you will find small intimate restaurants offering guests a romantic setting for a candlelit dinner. There are family run bars offering cheap local cuisine to guests.

Malta Holiday Facts:

Flight Time to Malta: From London 3 hrs, From Manchester 3 hrs 20 mins

Currency: Euro

Best Time to visit Malta: All year round, High season July - August


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