Sliema is situated on the north east coast of Malta, with rocky beaches and magnificent views amongst its attractions, this ‘trendy’ resort will suit those of you who would like to visit Malta’s coastline. Sliema is a commercial area as well as a large residential area. Hotels and accommodations are available to suit most budgets and requirements - where you prefer to be situated, in the heart of the town or close to the sea-front, what amenities and entertainments are available etc.
Sliema’s near neighbour St. Julian’s is where you can find plenty of entertainment on offer. Some of you might prefer to party there!
The delightful broad promenade in Sliema is where to go for a stroll and to soak up the atmosphere; from the Strand (Promenade Area) you can enjoy the stunning view across the harbour to Valletta, you will see the dome of the church, which is beautiful at night time also.
Diving for beginners and experienced divers is available here, snorkelling is also popular, and there are other watersport opportunies along here to. These facilities can be found along Tower Road which is also full of cafes, shops and restaurants it is a popular place for visitors. This is also the location to be if you want to take a day cruise which are enjoyable and worth doing. Sun worshippers can enjoy their time here on the flat rocky beach area.
There are several other shopping streets with international shops and designer labels for those of you who like to shop, plenty to keep you occupied.
As you stroll around you will come across the parish churches you should make some time to visit, worth seeing for their rich interiors.
You can relax at on of the cafés and enjoy a sandwich or a local pastry there are food kiosks and snack bars around also for food and refreshment. You will find plenty of restaurants to choose from including International and Maltese cuisine many are situated along the coast.
You should find sufficient clubs, bars and venues for your evening entertainment you can take a walk along the promenade and just enjoy the surroundings.
Many of the hotels do have their own programmes of entertainment for guests as well as some daytime recreational activities.
You might want to hire a car and explore a little more of the island -UK visitors may be pleased to know that driving is on the left hand side of the road! There are alternatives as there are various interesting bus trips/tours on offer here to. You may also want to take the ferry across to Valletta. If you are taking a taxi at anytime you should agree a price before your journey begins! There are plenty of fun and interesting things to see and do in this area of Malta.
Malta’s capital is Valletta – Currency is the euro – Language Maltese, English
Author: Laura Davies