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Travel Blogs from Sliema
Getting back on the bus (nearly 3 hours later), I next got off in the ancient fishing village of Marsaxlokk. The town is renowned for its brightly coloured fishing boats, being home to 70% of the Maltese fishing fleet, and its top-notch seafood restaurants (and there were a lot of them). The fishing boats are painted boldly in blue, red and yellow, with watchful 'Eyes of Osiris' on the bows to ward off evil spirits. The town has a very relaxed feel. ...
Having tavelled to the south of the island to places such as Marsascala and Birgebugga, we are now at a traditional Sunday market in the fishing village of Marsaxlokk.
The market happens everyday but we were told it was "extended" on Sundays so we woke up to get an early bus to Valletta. Luckily we made good connections and ...
... Melita Gardens in Balzan where Debbie's brother is the manager. We ate delicious wedges and pizza and thick hot chocolate, but the funniest thing was when we polished off two huge bread baskets before our food came. Debbie’s brother’s eyes widened when he saw we’d finished them both so quickly.
Again, we piled into the backseat of Chrissy’s car and stopped off at her house. We met her parents who were on their way ...
... a religious procession in the streets of the old capital the last night I was there. Eight guys were trying to hold a huge statue of the Virgin Mary without being crushed by its weight while the faithful followed. It was a bit disorganized, but cute.
Overall, I loved my staggered visits to Valletta, the capital of the knights. Except of course for something they never would of imagined would pollute their beautiful fortified city: cars, traffic and pollution. ...
... numerous cave formations for just a short visit before returning us to shore.
Our last five days in the Maltese islands were spent on Malta's smaller and less busy sister island, Gozo, where we rented a beautiful old farmhouse located in the centre of the island in Xaghra. It even came with our own swimming pool and neighbourhood cats! We spent a day enjoying our private home, local wine, prickly pear liquer and the late summer sun. The weather has officially started ...
Other places to stay in Sliema
124, Tower Road, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $105
- Wonderful Holiday
- Nice for the price
- Well Recomended
Tigne Seafront, Sliema | 5 star hotelfrom $159
- No no no
- Simply the best
Sir Adrian Dingli Street, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $66
- Nice island, shame about the hotel
- Very disappointing
- Run on a shoestring and needs a total refurbishing
High Street, Sliema | 5 star hotelfrom $169
Graham Street, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $66
- OK, you get what you pay for.
- Not a 4 star hotel at all!
- A mixed bag
Gorg Borg Olivier St, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $129
- Excellent Hotel
- Not as good as expected
- An excellent 4 star hotel
173, Tower Road, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $79
Hughes Hallet Street, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $65
- Building Work
- You get what you pay for
- Hated the Plevna
Windsor Terrance, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $53
- Kein 4 Sterne Hotel
- Not 4 Star
- If your out all day, and night then its perfect!!
Rudolph St, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $47
- Small but pleasant hotel
- Better than the review led me to believe!
- Pictures not worth a 1,000 words
138 Tower Road, Sliema | 2 star hotelfrom $43
Tigne Sea Front, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $66
117 Tower Rd, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $56
Tower Road, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $48
Matthew Pulis St, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $118
76 Cathedral Street, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $90
Ghar il-Lenbi Street, Sliema | 2 star hotelfrom $48
248 Tower Rd, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $55
- Not so good....
- A friendly hotel.
Triq Gorg Borg Olivier, Sliema | Hotelfrom $123
127 Tower Road, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $53
59, The Strand Sliema, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $55