Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Mellieha

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Mellieha. Travelers like the restaurants, sporting events and bars in this romantic and welcoming city. Take in top local attractions like Mellieha Bay and Golden Sands Beach. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Mellieha

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Mellieha a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Popeye Village Malta (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Birdpark Malta (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Malta National Aquarium (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Mediterraneo Marine Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Duck Village (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Malta Falconry Centre (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Mellieha

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Mellieha

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Mellieha. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mellieha Bay (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Golden Sands Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Blue Lagoon (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Blue Grotto (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Ghadira Nature Reserve (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Il-Majjistral Nature and History Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Mellieha

The nearest airport is in Luqa (MLA-Malta Intl.), located 10.5 mi (16.8 km) from the city center.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Mellieha?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Mellieha:

  • Selmun: 213 holiday homes
  • Santa Maria Estate: 176 holiday homes
  • Mistra: 86 holiday homes
  • Ta' Pennellu: 159 holiday homes
  • Ta' Braġġ: 125 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mellieha?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mellieha. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mellieha Church: 2,104 holiday lettings
  • Selmun Palace: 2,146 holiday lettings
  • Red Tower: 2,133 holiday lettings
  • Ghadira Nature Reserve: 2,206 holiday lettings
  • Popeye Village: 2,135 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mellieha listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Mellieha?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 244 Villas in Mellieha. Our other popular types of Mellieha holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,259 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 257 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 9 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mellieha?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 659 holiday homes with pool available in Mellieha. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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