St Pauls Bay, Malta
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St Paul's Bay

Situated on Malta's North East coast, St Paul’s Bay is the largest and most popular holiday resort on the island. With a wide range of hotels, this former fishing village has something for anyone, from families to singles and travellers of all ages.

When to go

The climate in St Paul’s Bay is typically Mediterranean, similar to that of Southern Italy or Southern Greece. In the summer, there is up 12 hours of sunshine a day. August, July and September are the warmest months and tend to be the most popular time to visit.

Top Attractions

St Paul's Bay offers excellent opportunities for sunbathing, from smooth rock platforms to beach clubs with chaise lounges and lidos offering a wide selection of water sports. A wide selection of restaurants, bars and nightspots also line the seafront promenade. The town of St. Paul’s Bay itself is somewhat quieter, but the Old Town still manages to retain an old Maltese charm.


For those looking for a sandy beach, the largest on the island at Mellieha Bay is only a few kilometres away.

Restaurants and Dining

Ta’ Bertu is a top choice of restaurant in the resort of St Paul’s Bay, serving a variety of food, including vegetarian options. Another popular restaurant is Tarragon for seafood and Mediterranean dishes, as well as L’Artista.

You won’t be short of restaurants to eat in at St Paul’s Bay and, with delicious food, great service, and lively atmospheres, you can be sure you’ll have an enjoyable evening.

Nightlife and Entertainment

Nightlife in St Paul’s Bay is fairly quiet. Maxims Pub is a great place to go and enjoy a sociable drink, though.


St Paul’s Bay was made famous for being the location where the Apostle was shipwrecked- hence the name of this resort!

As a result, there is a wealth of culture available from the 16th Century church to a number of museums. Interested in something a bit more laid-back? Soak up the local culture and wander the back streets - don't forget to sample the delicous food and drinks available at local eateries.

Adventure and Sports

There are a number of places in St Paul’s Bay where you can have a go at diving, for example; Malta Qua, Plongee Malt and One Breath Freediving. Whichever company you choose to dive with, you can be sure to have an incredible experience. Boat tours are another popular activity in St Paul’s Bay. Set sail in the Bay and enjoy the marvelous sights of the area.

Getting around

You can access most places in St Paul’s Bay easily by foot, however, there are also taxi and bus services available. It is worth speaking with your hotel for the best prices. Flights arrive in Malta International Airport from various areas across the globe.

Popular hotels in St Pauls Bay

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