With their superb sunny weather, expansive beaches, thriving nightlife and 7,000 years of intriguing history, there is a great deal to see and do for those renting holiday villas in Malta and Gozo.
The long relationship between the islanders and the various nationalities that have occupied Malta over the centuries has created a marriage of styles and traditions, giving the islands a fascinating, eclectic culture.
Megaliths, medieval dungeons and Calypso's Cave, The Maltese Islands are positively mythic. The narrow meandering streets of their towns and villages are crowded with Renaissance cathedrals and Baroque palaces. As the countryside is dotted with the oldest known human structures in the world, the Islands have rightly been described as an open-air museum.
Of course, as well as enjoying a holiday steeped in history, you’ll also experience all the luxury that comes with villa rentals in this gorgeous part of the Mediterranean – a private pool, a beautiful landscape and unique accommodation that you’ll remember forever.
Malta lies almost in the centre of the Mediterranean – 93km south of Sicily and 288km north of Africa –and consists of three islands: Malta, Gozo and Comino, with a total population of 400,000 over an area of 316sq km. There is 197km of coastline circling Malta and a further 56km in Gozo.
Malta is the largest island and the cultural, commercial and administrative centre. Gozo is the second largest island and has a more rural feel, characterised by fishing, tourism, crafts and agriculture. Comino is largely uninhabited.
In Malta, you'll explore 7,000 years of history yet live passionately in the present. You'll span the millennia with an astonishing array of things to discover. And whichever location you choose for your holiday villa rental, you can be sure that the islands' scenery and architecture will provide a spectacular backdrop. The colours are striking – honey-coloured stone against the deepest of Mediterranean blues.
When you stay at a villa in Malta or Gozo, you’ll be treated to a living slideshow of historic beauty – so much of the islands’ pasts are still visible today that it’s easy to feel connected to those who lived many thousands of years ago. Delve into the islands' mysterious prehistory, retrace the footsteps of St Paul or see where the Knights of St John defended Christendom.
Malta is holidaying as the mood takes you. And with near year-round sun, you can indulge in outdoor living at its best from the comfort of a luxury villa in Malta.
In just 48 hours and a kilometre or two, you can try a new sport, laze on an island cruise and tour the most important historic sites – and still have time to join in the nightlife! That's the real advantage of finding a villa to rent in Malta – the island moves at your pace.
Many of our villas in Malta come with luxury features such as a private pool, air conditioning and excellent local amenities. However, the fun doesn’t stop at the doorstep of your private holiday villa in Malta – far from it! There are plenty of specialist holidays available for those seeking to learn a new skill, discover history or get fit. If you're interested in sports, we cater as much for the seasoned enthusiast as the casual first-timer. Malta has wellness and spa facilities at the luxury hotels and club resorts. Sea and land lend themselves to activities from rock-climbing to gentle rambling.
For a tempo and scene change from Malta itself, hop to the sister islands of Gozo and Comino. Here, you can experience the luxury of a holiday within a holiday – and at the most relaxed of Mediterranean paces. It only takes a short time to travel back to Malta, making trips to these sister islands ideal for day trips – those staying at private villas in Malta can be back in time to enjoy an evening’s entertainment after a day spent exploring the Neolithic temples of Gozo.
Beautiful farmhouse recently converted located in southern Malta with panoramic views all round.
Ideally situated just a short distance from the beach and local restaurants this villa provides a great base from which to explore the local area.
Rustic stone villa with modern facilities. Enjoying countryside views and yet only 2km to the beach.
Recently renovated to offer a very well furnished, contemporary interior but still keeping its features as a traditional farmhouse.
This beautifully restored farmhouse enjoys great views and is stylish and spacious throughout.
Modern semi-detached villa situated on the sea shore at Marsascala with direct access on ot the beach.
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