North West of the Islands
This once rural village has become a busy touriste town. Its parish church, dedicated to the birth of our Lady (Maria Bambina), commands a panoramic viex of Mellieha below, together with the islands of Comino and Gozo.
St Paul’s Bay and Qawra
Its name refers to the shipwreck of Saint Paul, as documented in the Acts of the Apostles, due to the tradition that Saint Paul was shipwrecked on the isles, named St. Paul’s Islands, which are situated near St Paul’s Bay. According to the Bible, St. Paul was shipwrecked on an island which many scholars have identified as Malta on his voyage from Caesarea to Rome. The Maltese people believe that it was St. Paul who laid the foundations of Christianity on the island.
Is Malta’s largest sandy beach offering a variety of water sports and sunbathing facilities
Although a small sandy beach, it offers a variety of beach amenities.
A relatively remote comfortable, small and sandy beach popular with locals and tourists alike.