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Mellieha is a resort on the northern shore of the island of Malta. As a beautiful Mediterranean style town, it overlooks Malta’s largest sand beach Mellieha Bay. Wherever you are in this resort you will find beautiful views, as it is situated on a hill and is surrounded by blue seas and fertile valleys.
Mellieha is popular resort with tourists due to its warm welcoming climate, beautiful beaches and traditional Maltese feel. A common reason as to why so many tourist’s stay in Mellieha is that the town is on the North coast, making it an easy base point for those who want to visit the islands of Gozo and Comino.
A trip to this resort is perfect for couples of all ages with plenty to do and see. If you fancy a relaxing day, soak up the sun on one of its many beaches offering azure blue waters. If you want to stay busy, you have the choice of exploring the beautiful town and its surrounding islands.
Flights from Dublin and Cork operate to Malta up to seven days a week during the summer season, with an average flight time of 3 hours and 50 minutes.
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The nightlife in Mellieha is relatively reserved, however there are numerous bars in the city where you can enjoy an evening drink.
Mellieha’s dining scene is primarily filled with traditional Maltese and seafood restaurants. The resort also has restaurant’s serving Chinese and Italian food if the Maltese cuisine isn’t for you.
Children will love a visit to Popeye Village, a colourful entertainment park based on the 1980’s Popeye movie.
There are many souvenir stores and local clothing shops in Mellieha selling a range of goods.
The town hosts village festa annually on the 8th of September which is also a national holiday. On this day you will find all the locals dining outside together, with musical and dance performances taking place across the city.
As Malta experiences warm weather year-round, Mellieha is the perfect destination for a winter sun break. However, if you want to ensure you get maximum sun and heat while on holiday, we recommend visiting during the summer season, when temperatures average in the low thirties.
Euro is the currency used in Malta.
Malta is one hour ahead of Ireland.
From Malta airport it is a 40-minute drive to Mellieha. The town is well connected with public transport and this is how we would recommend getting around the resort.