Rocky and sandy beaches in the West of Malta
West Beaches of Malta
Explore the picturesque Maltese beaches located in the west of an island. From sandy to rocky, all popular with their own audience. Just make a wish: your feet in a golden sand? Sunset just in front of you? Camping at the beach? Sleeping under the sky full of stars? We got you covered in all. Malta beaches of the west waits for you and your family.
Gnejna Bay is a very popular bayfor Maltese people. Cheap water activities for children and adults will ensure the best water sports fun for a family or a group of friends. No energy to prepare snacks for the beach? No problem here, beach bar is open right on the beach, with ice cold drinks guaranteed.
Lovely place to stay with children. Shallow waters, and rough sand will be a perfect place for your little ones. Just warn your older children about the hidden rocks in the water so they take caution when playing in the sea.
Public facilities as well parking, sunbeds, umbrellas and water sports equipment is all ready for your convenience. Prices are very reasonable at all facilities and it’s an advantage if you plan a holiday on the budget.
Gnejna Bay Rock
Gnejna Bay Rock beach is like an extension to Gnejna Bay. Gnejna Bay Rock has a sandy area but and a flat rock, perfect to lie down and sunbathe in a sand-free environment. Not only is the rock perfect for sunbathing, it also provides safe ways to get into that warmwater.
All facilities at Gnejna Bay can be used by swimmers who go to Gnejna Bay Rock, it’s just a minute’swalk away. You may also choose a rocky beach if you prefer some more privacy. Rock is so underrated these days! No sand at home after a bathing session on the shore in Mediterranean? Nothing more appealing than that.
Even though Golden Bay is considered the most popular beach in the West of Malta, Ghajn Tuffieha goes head-to-head with charming views, amazing sunrise and sunset, and open view of all the blues. Easy to access both by car and public transport, Ghajn Tuffieha will stun you from the first glimpse. You see, to get to the beach you are going to have to walk down a fair number of steps, all the way down to the arms of the sea.
This beach is ideal to spend time with kids as it has all the facilities you may need. Summer time beach cafeteria will cover all your needs including food, drinks and public convenience. Less crowded than Golden Bay, but still covered in sand in a colour of gold, Ghajn Tuffieha will give you only the best memories of your beach day withyour family.
If you’re looking for the beach that would be perfect for wave jumping- you just found it. Lucky, you if you make it to the Ghajn Tuffieha beach on a windy day. You will enjoy high waves in a shallow, warm, welcoming and most importantly safe water. What could be more exciting for your children?
One of Malta’s most cherished bays is definitely Golden Bay. The beach at Golden Bay is perfect for sunsets and romantic walks in the evening. Don’t get me wrong- day time at Golden Bay is just as amazing. Loved by locals and tourists alike, Golden Bay does get a bit over-crowded in the peak summer season and on weekends. However, it’s so amazing that people still flock to the area as they can’t resist lying down on that golden sand.
Easily accessible by any transportation, this beach enjoys stunning views. There is also no need for extra effort to get to the beach since there is a convenient flight of steps that leads straight to the hot shimmering gold by the sea.
To add to that gorgeous layout, if youdecide to turn your back towards the sea, you will notice golden and shiny sand dunes. Keep caution though – you are not allowed to go for a walk on them. There are plenty of rare plants living in those dunes, and they are all protected by Maltese law. Make sure you explain to your children that playing on these sand dunes may harm the fragile plants, and Malta is working very hard to save them.
Golden Bay is also very popular because there is so much you can do! One can embark on many different water sport activities. Food, cold drinks and a public convenience together with parking are in the best state. The beach it self is very clean and well maintained. Unfortunately, pet lovers will have to leave their fluffy friends at home- Golden bay is a dog free beach.
Golden Bay is also very popular with those who enjoy cooking a barbeque in the open air. It is also a hot spot for camping.
Add showers and Wi-Fi and you can practically live in Golden Bay all summer. Why not spend the whole weekend with your family and friends, spectating the most beautiful sunsets of the world and let yourself connect with nature?
Golden Bay is also a special beach for turtles. In 2016, some turtles hatchedtheir eggs on this beach and whole island of Malta was celebrating. Waiting for them to hatch and watching them as they make their way to sea also contributed to being a great tourist attraction. You see, turtles only choose the best sandy beaches to lay their eggs, and Golden Bay was approved by nature in this way. What an amazing place to spend hottest days of the year.
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