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Holidays In Qawra

Qawra Holidays at a Glance

The recently redeveloped sea front makes the area even brighter and more attractive for holiday makers. Close by are the best sandy beaches in the area with clear waters and a good variety of waters ports available. The area also boasts a variety of restaurants bars and cafes along the beach and the promenade.

Who goes to Qawra?
Holidays to Qawra are ideal for those seeking a beautiful beaches washed by crystal clear waters.



Key Facts - Qawra

  • LanguageMaltese
  • CurrencyEuro
  • Dialing Code00 356
  • Time Difference+1 hour GMT
  • Flight Duration3 hours (Approx)
  • Distance From Airport18 km
  • Airport Transfer (Taxi)40 mins

During Qawra holidays be sure to visit the 17th century tower, enjoy a cool drink in a cafe bar or get active and take up some watersports on the clear blue waters. Although there is no sandy, many take a colling dip in the sparkling water and you can enjoy magical evening walks along the sea front.

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Valletta City: Malta's capital city has some fantastic example of traditional Maltese style baroque architecture. During you Malta holidays be sure to visit St John's Cathedral and the Grand Master Palace which houses an interesting armoury collection as well as detailed tapestries design for Louis XIV. Valletta has a number of fascinating museums including the National Museum of Fine Art and the National Museum of Archaeology. Valletta's Manoel Theatre is the second oldest theatre in Europe to see opera, music and ballet performances.

Mdina: Visit the citadel a fine example of a walled medieval city, from the Bastion Square witness the wonderful views of the St Pauls Bay and the surrounding areas.

Archaeological Sites: A highlight of nay holiday to Malta is to see the archaeological sites located near Paola. Tarxien has neolithic temple, Hypogeum has a three-level complex of ancient underground burial chambers dating back 3,000 years and Ghar Dalam where the remains of extinct birds and animals have been found.

Gozo Festival: During the summer Gozo has a festival with fireworks and horse racing in the street.

Comino Island: Relax on the remote island of Comino with its unusual rock formations, small bays and lagoons.

Valletta City: Malta's capital city has some fantastic example of traditional Maltese style baroque architecture. During you Malta holidays be sure to visit St John's Cathedral and the Grand Master Palace which houses an interesting armoury collection as well as detailed tapestries design for Louis XIV. Valletta has a number of fascinating museums including the National Museum of Fine Art and the National Museum of Archaeology. Valletta's Manoel Theatre is the second oldest theatre in Europe to see opera, music and ballet performances.

Mdina: Visit the citadel a fine example of a walled medieval city, from the Bastion Square witness the wonderful views of the St Pauls Bay and the surrounding areas.

Archaeological Sites: A highlight of nay holiday to Malta is to see the archaeological sites located near Paola. Tarxien has neolithic temple, Hypogeum has a three-level complex of ancient underground burial chambers dating back 3,000 years and Ghar Dalam where the remains of extinct birds and animals have been found.

Gozo Festival: During the summer Gozo has a festival with fireworks and horse racing in the street.

Comino Island: Relax on the remote island of Comino with its unusual rock formations, small bays and lagoons.

Popular activities for those on Qawra holidays include:-

  • Diving and Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing and other watersports

    Qawra Bay Holidays Excursions


    Make your holidays to Qawra Bay extra special and book one of our wonderful excursions, we have a range of excursions that have been carefully selected to cater for everyones interests. Some of our most popular excursions are:-

    Valletta - City of Knights: We drive to the Capital Valletta and walk to the Barrakka Gardens for a panoramic view of the Grand Harbour. Then on to St. John's co-Cathedral, Malta's greatest treasure that includes the famous painting by Caravaggio. Our tour proceeds to the Grand Master's Palace, which houses the Parliament, the offices of the President of Malta and the Armoury.

    Highlights of Malta: We drive towards Mosta to visit the famous Dome considered to be 3rd largest in Europe. We then visit Ta' Qali Crafts Village to watch local artisans at work producing typical Maltese ware which includes glass, silver and filigree. Free time is allowed for shopping of local products at bargain prices. We then proceed to the Silent City Mdina with its defence bastions dating back to the 9th Century. We walk through the town visiting St. Paul's Cathedral and then to the Bastions for a panoramic view of the Island. We then walk to Rabat to visit St. Paul's Grotto. A typical Maltese lunch will be served in one of the village restaurants. Finally we proceed to Dingli Cliffs for a panoramic view of the open sea where we will also stop to see some Cart Ruts.

    Blue Grotto and Marsaxlokk: We drive to Wied iz-Zurrieq to the picturesque Blue Grotto where weather permitting we shall take a boat to the Grotto to view the magnificent underwater flora (Boat fare not included). We will then proceed to the southern part of the island to the fishing village of Marsaxlokk where free time to stroll around the market will be allowed. One can also admire the typical traditional brightly painted coloured fishing boats  'luzzu'.

    Prehistoric Temples: We drive to the southern part of the island and start with a visit to the three Megalithic Temples of Tarxien, which date back to 3000 BC. The temples are Malta's most important antiquities and are considered to be unique in the world. We then visit Ghar Dalam, 'The Cave of Darkness' and its fossilised remains of prehistoric animals of the glacial period. Finally we visit the Prehistoric Temple of Hagar Qim, which was built, between 3500 and 3000 BC. This temple, which is constructed solely of globigerina limestone, is standing high overlooking the islet of Filfla.

    Fernandes Cruise: A full day cruise departing from Sliema Marina and cruises North westwards towards Gozo on a beautiful 38 metre long two masted gaff rigged vessel. Drop anchor in a secluded bay in Gozo and after lunch we sail towards Comino where we drop anchor in the beautiful Blue Lagoon. (Summer Only)

    Gozo: Gozo is the legendary abode of Calypso daughter of Atlas. Our tour starts with a visit to the Ggantija Prehistoric Temples in Xaghra and then proceeds to Dwejra to see the 'Azure Window', Fungus Rock and the Inland Sea. We will also stop to see the local lace and knitwear for which the island of Gozo is renowned. Lunch will be served in a Typical Gozitan Village. After lunch we visit the Citadel including Gozo's Cathedral in the capital Victoria and we will experience a sound and vision show of the island of Gozo. Finally we embark the ferryboat at Mgarr Harbour to return to Malta.

    Sicily Tour: A full day Sicily excursion visiting Taormina Sicily's prime tourist resort which is facing Etna and the Blue Mediterranean. This peaceful panoramic resort 206 metres above sea level was colonised by the Greeks who built a theatre in the Hellenic period. We will also visit Mount Etna which is the largest active volcano in Europe. The climb to the crater takes us through picturesque villages and an ever changing landscape. (Summer Only)

    For further information and to secure your place on all the above exciting days and nights out, see your Olympic representative in the resort. The best time to book would be at the Welcome Get Together on the day after arrival.

Eating/Drinking During Qawra Holidays

As a result of being situated in the Mediterranean Sea surrounded many different countries, you'll find an array of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern tastes and interesting fusion dishes.

Getting Around on Qawra Holidays

The Maltese Islands are not very large and so getting around does not present much of a problem.

Boat: A regular ferry service run by the Gozo Channel Company links Malta to Gozo, taking about 20 minutes each way. A sea plane service also links Grand Harbour in Valletta to Mgarr Harbour in Gozo and there are regular boat services between each island and Comino, though these are less frequent and do not carry vehicles. A water taxi service using traditional Maltese 'dghajsa' boats is available in Grand Harbour.

Bus: The public bus service on Malta and Gozo serves all the major tourist areas, go practically everywhere and are cheap and efficient. No trip is longer than the 50 minutes it takes to cross the island. More info can be found on http://www.visitmalta.com/public-transport.

Taxi: All taxis are fitted with meters and charge regulated fares. The white taxi service can pick up passengers from anywhere, except bus-stops. Taxi services from the Malta International Airport and the Seaport Terminal to all localities in Malta are based on a fixed tariff.

Car Hire: A perfect way of seeing more during your Malta holidays, this way of getting around gives flexibility and independence. It's a good option if you want to get to take in the farther reaches of the island. All the road signs are in English and driving is on the left. Both international and national driving licenses are acceptable. A number of car hire firms and local garages offer chauffeur-driven cars. Renting scooters, motorbikes or mountain bicycles is an option, but can be rather limited as not all roads are suitable for only two wheels.

Qawra Holidays Shopping

You will find great local products such as lacework, glassware, silver and gold items. The main resorts offer a jumble of market stalls and shops selling an array of interesting souvenirs to take home.

Holidays in Qawra - Beaches

Crystal clear waters and smooth pebbly or rocky beaches make up most of Malta's beaches. Mellieha Bay offers a large stretch of sandy beach and there are fantastic opportunities for watersports and snorkeling with colourful fish and breathtaking corals in most coastal areas.

Weather and climate information

Max Temp C Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Qawra 15 16 18 19 23 28 31 31 28 24 21 17
London 6 7 10 14 17 20 21 21 19 14 9 7

Sunshine Hours Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Qawra 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 12 9 9 6 5
London 1 2 4 5 6 7 6 6 5 3 2 1


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