Westin Dragonara Resort
Collected by Karen Gardiner , AFAR Local Expert
133, Triq Spinola, St Julian's, Malta
Set on the edge of scenic Spinola Bay, friendly Gululu serves up simple, traditional Maltese dishes to an always-buzzing crowd of tourists and locals alike. You can take a seat at one of the outside tables that spill out toward the water's edge,...
St George's Road, St Julian's STJ 3340, Malta
The cozy and laid-back ambiance of Hugo's Lounge, in St. Julian's nightlife-focused Paceville district, offers an ideal setting for relaxing drinks after a long day's sightseeing. You can try a few cocktails from the generous happy hour list and...
St. George's Bay, Malta
The small strip of sandy beach of St. George's Bay is right in the middle of St. Julian's entertainment hub and within easy walking distance of many restaurants. As the day progresses, St. George's Bay becomes gradually busier with families and...
Ta' Xbiex, Malta
The annual Valetta Boat Show graces the Maltese harbor each year around November. With exhibitions of the latest international yachting gear, impressive fleets on display, and cocktail celebrations, this event has been drawing boat-lovers from...
292 Triq Sant' Orsla, Il-Belt Valletta, Malta
Connecting the Grand Harbour to the Upper Barrakka Gardens, the Upper Barrakka elevator provides a swift and convenient way to get to the city's attractions, shops and restaurants from Valletta's waterfront. Even better, if you ride the elevator...
VLT, 1454, 22 Old Bakery Street, Il-Belt Valletta, Malta
Housed in an atmospheric 16th century building, Guzé Bistro has been winning over locals and visitors alike with its fresh Mediterranean menu focused on seasonal produce. Service is very personable and an extensive wine list accompanies main...
8, Triq il-Bajja, Ballutta Bay, San Giljan, Malta
Located in an old town house, Peperoncino offers a warm, cozy atmosphere in its limestone walled dining room and boasts views across Balluta Bay from its terrace. The menu features dishes with Maltese, Sicilian, and Italian influences. The...
Strait St, Valletta, Malta
Scotch whiskies line the bar at this upbeat, cave-like bistro in Valletta. The menu features lots of tapas meant for sharing, as well as bigger internationally influenced dishes such as house-cured fresh salmon in 10-year-old Talisker. The bar...
Triq it-Turisti, San Pawl il-Baħar, Malta
Vintage car enthusiasts — and general nostalgists — will love this museum with its impeccably maintained and lovingly restored cars, from T-Birds and Spitfires to Fiats and Fords. In addition to cars, the museum has a vast collection of motoring...
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