Average 4 hour flight
Time difference +1 hour(s)
Average temperature 23°C
Sunshine, watersports, tasty local cuisine, peace and quiet are just some of the hightlights of a holiday in Qawra. Situated on the north-east coast of the island of Malta and on the Qawra Peninsular, the tranquil resort of Qawra has St Paul's Bay to the north and Salina Bay to the south, with the bustling resort of Buggiba its nearest neighbour.
The attractive seafront promenade backs the rocky beach, where the flat stones are large enough to sunbathe on, and ideal surroundings for watersports suchas as scuba diving and diving. The nearest sandy beaches can be found a short drive away at Mellieha Bay and Golden Bay. Culture fans can discover The Qawra Tower, the St Agtha Tower and St Paul's Shipwreck Church nearby.
Further afield there's the inland fortified city of Mdina, the catacombs at Rabat or the Grand Harbour at Valletta to explore. Join in the local village fiestas in the summer months, with processions and fireworks to enjoy. Combine all this with an excellent choice of modern hotels and apartments, excellent dining options and a sunny Mediterranean climate and it's easy to see why a holiday in Qawra is the perfect choice.
There are so lots of things to see and do on a holiday in Qawra. Sunbathing and watersports are top of the list for daytime fun. Explore the surrounding rocks and coves on a diving or snorkelling trip. Take a boat trip out to the neighbouring islands of Comino and Gozo. Discover the local countryside and coastal paths on foot or on horseback. Visit Ghadira Nature Reserve at nearby Mellieha Bay, home to over 200 species of birds, wild rabbits and chameleons. Explore the island's coastline and marine life on a glass bottom boat trip.
The nightlife in Qawra is as laidback as the resort itself. There are a good choice of bars and nightspots to enjoy, although a tasty meal in a seafront restaurant is where the Qawra excels. For a livelier night, head to the neighbouring resort of Buggiba with its bustling bars and nightclubs.
You'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining out in Qawra. Local restaurants and cafes serve everything from pizza and fish and chips to regional favourites of rabbit and freshly caught fish. Local wines and beers make the perfect accompaniement to your meal.