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About Malta & Gozo
With its strategic location in the heart of the Mediterranean, Malta has a history as rich and diverse as its cultural tapestry. Inhabited since prehistoric times, Malta‘s megalithic temples stand as some of the oldest free-standing structures in the world, predating even the pyramids of Egypt. The archipelago's history is intricately tied to the Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, Normans, and Knights of St. John, all of whom left their indelible mark on the islands. Other historical gems include the ancient city of Mdina, known as the "Silent City," and the prehistoric Hypogeum of Ħal-Saflieni. Malta's history is a captivating journey through the ages, with each era leaving behind a treasure trove of archaeological wonders and architectural marvels.
More About Malta & Gozo
The Maltese Archipelago emerges as a beacon of sophistication, seamlessly blending history, culture, and Mediterranean splendour to create an unparalleled holiday experience. Malta, Gozo, and Comino, the enchanting trio of islands, offer a refined retreat for travellers in search of a harmonious fusion of luxury and authentic charm.
At the heart of this archipelago lies Valletta, a city that effortlessly marries the past with contemporary elegance. Its UNESCO-listed treasures, including the resplendent St. John‘s Co-Cathedral and the Grand Master's Palace, invite visitors to immerse themselves in centuries of history. Wander through Valletta's narrow streets, and you'll find a city that breathes life into its medieval past while embracing the present.
For those captivated by coastal beauty, the northern region of Gozo unveils pristine beaches, charming villages, and breathtaking landscapes. The Azure Window may have graced screens in films and TV series before being lost to the sea, but the allure of other topographical wonders such as the Inland Sea and Ramla Bay is best experienced in person. The island of Comino, with its crystal-clear Blue Lagoon, beckons travellers to indulge in unrivalled relaxation.
Venturing inland leads to the heart of Malta's cultural and natural treasures. Lush landscapes, historic sites like Mdina, and the captivating Blue Grotto create an enchanting backdrop for explorers. Nature enthusiasts find solace in the verdant landscapes, while adventure seekers can partake in activities such as hiking and exploring the island's hidden gems.
The Maltese islands are a treasure trove of luxury experiences, and our experts at Designer Travel are poised to curate the perfect escape for you. Whether you envision a beach-centric family holiday, a romantic retreat for couples, or an adventure with friends, we specialize in crafting bespoke experiences that capture the essence of these captivating islands. From the fashionable St. resort of St. Julian’s to the tranquil villages of Gozo, our team, enriched with firsthand knowledge, ensures your journey is tailored to your desires. Contact us and let Designer Travel be your guide to a luxurious sojourn through the timeless allure of the Maltese Archipelago.
Highlights / Things To Do
The Blue Lagoon
- Often deemed the most beautiful spot in the Mediterranean, the crystal clear waters of the Blue Lagoon certainly live up to their name. Nestled in the channel between Comino and Cominotto, and easily accessible from both Malta and Gozo, a dip in this spectacular swim spot is an absolute must!
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
- The Maltese Islands have three sites inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. These are the City of Valletta, the Megalithic Temples and the Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum.
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
- Originally the Royal Opera House, Malta’s magnificent Pjazza Teatru Rjal is a delightful open-air theatre space situated in the heart of its stunning capital, Valletta. A hub of cultural activity, it has been delighting audiences with its operas, concerts, and orchestral performances for nearly a decade!
Valletta, the capital city of Malta, is not just a historic marvel but also a captivating resort destination that seamlessly blends luxury with rich cultural experiences. Nestled within the well-preserved walls of a UNESCO World Heritage site, Valletta offers a unique and enchanting atmosphere for those seeking a resort stay with a touch of history. Imagine waking up in elegant boutique hotels that have been carefully integrated into centuries-old architecture, providing modern comforts against a backdrop of Baroque splendour. From your doorstep, explore charming cobblestone streets, discover hidden cafes, and immerse yourself in the city‘s vibrant cultural scene. With a stunning harbour view, world-class dining, and a myriad of historical sites, Valletta beckons travellers to indulge in a resort experience that transcends the ordinary, offering a perfect blend of relaxation and cultural immersion.
Sliema and St. Julians
Sliema and St. Julian‘s, neighbouring coastal towns, collectively create an enticing resort experience that perfectly balances relaxation and vibrant nightlife. Sliema, with its picturesque waterfront promenade, is a haven for seaside strolls, boutique shopping, and delectable dining experiences. The town exudes a cosmopolitan charm, offering visitors a range of upscale hotels with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea. Adjacent to Sliema, St. Julian's is renowned for its lively atmosphere, particularly in the bustling district of Paceville, where nightclubs, bars, and entertainment venues come alive after sunset. Both Sliema and St. Julian's boast easy access to rocky beaches and crystal- clear waters, inviting travellers to bask in the Mediterranean sun. With a blend of modern amenities, historic charm, and a dynamic nightlife scene, this resort area provides a well-rounded and exciting retreat for those seeking a multifaceted stay in Malta.
Buġibba and Qawra
Buġibba and Qawra, situated along the northeastern coast of Malta, present an inviting resort experience with a laid-back ambience and a plethora of leisure opportunities. Buġibba, with its vibrant promenade and bustling town centre, offers a charming seaside retreat dotted with restaurants, cafes, and shops. Adjacent to, Buġibba,Qawra provides a more tranquil atmosphere with its scenic waterfront and panoramic views of St. Paul's Bay. Together, these resort towns boast a selection of comfortable accommodations, from seaside hotels to self-catering apartments, catering to various preferences. The areas are known for their relaxed beaches, ideal for sunbathing and swimming, while a variety of water activities are easily accessible. With a blend of coastal beauty, local charm, and accessibility to nearby attractions,Buġibba and Qawra create a delightful resort setting for travellers seeking a casual and enjoyable stay in Malta
Gozo, the serene sister island of Malta, is a haven of natural beauty and tranquillity. Known for its picturesque landscapes, charming villages, and archaeological wonders, Gozo offers a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. The island is dotted with rolling hills, dramatic cliffs, and secluded beaches, providing a perfect setting for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. The Citadella, perched on a hill in Victoria, serves as a historic focal point, offering panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Gozo's rural character is reflected in its quaint villages, such as Xaghra and Għarb, where traditional stone houses and centuries-old churches create a timeless atmosphere. With its rich cultural heritage, crystal-clear waters, and a slower pace of life, Gozo is a captivating destination that invites visitors to unwind and connect with the island's unique charm.
Attard, nestled in the heart of Malta, presents a unique and elegant resort experience, blending tranquillity with opulent surroundings. Known for its lush greenery and beautiful gardens, Attard offers a serene escape from the urban hustle. The town is home to the historic San Anton Palace and Gardens, a delightful retreat where visitors can immerse themselves in the splendour of nature and history. Attard's charm extends to its luxury accommodations, featuring boutique hotels and elegant guesthouses that provide a sophisticated and relaxing stay. The central location allows easy access
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