Għajnsielem , , Comino
Santa Maria bay is located in a tiny island of Comino. It’s a small sandy beach and perfect place if you are looking for total relaxation on your vacation in Malta.
To get to Santa Maria bay is by getting a boat or a ferry which operate daily in summer between Malta and Comino. The best way to get to Comino’s beaches is to get a boat that departs from Sliema Strand and Bugibba and go directly to the Blue Lagoon. And if you wish to explore Comino and its bays at your own time you can also rent a boat for the day and enjoy the beauty of the island.
Mostly the locals come here with their own boats or else it would be guests from the Comino Hotel.
Santa Maria bay is situated on the north side of Comino and regarded as the second best beach after Blue Lagoon. It has crystal clear waters and ideal for snorkelling and also its very clean bay so you can enjoy the beautiful natural scenery that it offers you. This bay is set right next to the police station to keep control of the boats around Comino.
There are no facilities on Santa Maria Bay, but this little bay is very close to the Comino Hotel and the facilities at Santa Maria Bay are limited to the Comino Hotel.
Apart from swimming and sunbathing all day on this beautiful bay you can also enjoy exploring some historical parts on Comino Island. Like St Mary’s tower which was built in 1618and it’s a part of a chain of defensive watch towers. St Mary’s Battery which was built in 1716 and has been restored and still can be explored inside and out. Still houses 2x24pdr iron cannons and 4x6pdr iron cannons.
We hope that you will enjoy the peace and the beauty of this island.