mellieha bay, mellieha , malta
Mellieha Bay is situated in the northern part of Malta. Mellieha Bay is the largest beach of all thirteen pocket beaches around Mellieha. In 2011 Mellieha Bay was awarded a Beach of Quality Award. Mellieha bay is very close to the town of Mellieha, the bay is the largest and longest sandy beach in Malta.
It’s made up of two beaches side by side, and Mellieha is very popular during the summer months when people visit Mellieha Bay from all over the world to swim, sunbathe and have plenty of fun. Mellieha bay is very popular for all kind of visitors but specially families with young children. It has fine shoreline and shallow waters that children can safely paddle in.
During the summer months from mid May to mid September as people go to the beaches all over the island. Mellieha bay’s length means there is usually more space room. Mellieha Bay offers you ample space for all bathers here just simply throw a towel directly on the sand and relax. Mellieha Bay has place where you can rent sunbeds and umbrellas if you don’t wish to rent it then best you bring your own if you do not wish to bake in the sun.
Mellieha bay provides plenty of water sport activities such as Jet Skies, Wind Surfing you can also hire other water sport activities such as self drive speed boats, pedal boats or riding yellow banana boat to explore the greater part of Mellieha Bay. There are also plenty of facilities that you can find here and across all other beaches in Malta. Kiosks sell everything from refreshing drinks, delicious ice-creams, snacks to general beach apparel.
If you fancy much private and relaxing place to dine out you will find plenty of restaurants, bars and beach bars that are available.
For those who are looking for non-beach culture, Mellieha is reach in archaeological sites that you can explore such as Our Lady Mellieha, is one of Malta’s most prized pieces. It was built shortly after the knights re-established the island in the 1500s. Every year on August 30th, the feast of Our Ladies of Victories commemorates the repelling of the Ottoman Great Siege in 1565. The celebration lasts until September 8th and it is said that this victory helped save Europe’s Christianity.
Mellieha is also a home to many rare and protected species of wildlife. Its close proximity to the seahorses attracts a great number of colourful birds.
We hope you will enjoy your stay on our magnificent islands and don’t forget to view Malta Attraction Map for more information and attractions.