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Sliema

Travel Guide
Sliema

Discover a picturesque seafront, historic landmarks, upscale shopping zones and lively nightlife districts while visiting one of Malta’s most chic coastal resorts.

Sliema is a stylish seaside town on a peninsula on Malta’s northeastern coastline. Visit this area to enjoy its elegant waterfront, rocky beaches, nightlife and superb retail experiences. The scene of a violent battle during the Great Siege of Malta in 1565, Sliema then developed as a humble fishing village. The town rose to prominence in the 19th century, when British colonists shaped the architectural landscape and it became a summer retreat of affluent Maltese.

Experience the town’s style while walking along Sliema Promenade, which parallels the waterfront and connects to the villages of St. Julian’s and Gzira. Find benches, cafés, children’s playgrounds, lavish apartment blocks and several Victorian-era buildings. Admire ancient watchtowers, including the 17th-century St. Julian’s Tower and Gothic-style Il-Fortizza. Steps lead down from the promenade to rocky beaches. From here, jump into the warm Mediterranean water and swim at public lidos.

Visit religious landmarks at the heart of the town, including Stella Maris Church and the Holy Trinity Church. Enjoy uninterrupted views from Tigné Fort across to Valletta, Malta’s capital. Relax amid flower-filled lawns and fountains at Independence Garden.

Indulge in shopping along the town’s commercial streets and malls. Browse over 70 stores and attend fashion shows at the Point Shopping Mall. Shop at boutiques, upscale outlets and well-known chain stores on Bisazza Street and Triq Manwel Dimech. Explore the bars, cafés and restaurants lining Triq Ix-Xatt street along the bay.

See Sliema and Malta’s glorious coast on a boat tour. Cruise across Marsamxett Harbour to Valletta, home to attractions such as St. John’s Co-Cathedral and the National Museum of Fine Arts. Sail out into the Mediterranean to see the Dingli Cliffs on the opposite side of the island.

Reach Sliema by flying to Malta International Airport and taking a shuttle bus or taxi. Walk around comfortably on the flat streets. Ride local buses or rent a scooter to St. George’s Bay beach and the Paceville nightlife neighborhood, both in St. Julian’s.

The Maltese Sun
The Maltese Sun
3.5 out of 5
53 St Margaret St, Sliema
The price is $64 per night from Aug 13 to Aug 13
Located in the heart of Sliema, this spa guesthouse is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Sliema Promenade and within 12 mi (20 km) of Mnajdra Megalithic Temples and Blue ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (60 reviews)
Amazing
"It’s an amazing place to stay"

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

The Maltese Sun
1926 Hotel & SPA
1926 Hotel & SPA
4 out of 5
THORNTON STREET, Sliema
The price is $116 per night from Aug 30 to Aug 30
Offering direct access to the beach, this Sliema hotel is in the city center and within 1 mi (2 km) of Sliema Promenade and Sliema Ferry. Grand Harbour and Upper ...
4.2/5Very Good! (323 reviews)
"Excellent and very professional i recommend to everyone"

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

1926 Hotel & SPA
AX │ The Palace
AX │ The Palace
5 out of 5
High Street, Sliema, Malta
The price is $199 per night from Aug 22 to Aug 22
Located in the heart of Sliema, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Bisazza Street, Sliema Promenade, and Balluta Bay. Saint Julian's Bay and Sliema ...
4.4/5Excellent! (995 reviews)
"We thought the roof top swimming pool was excellent the"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2021

AX │ The Palace
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Newly Refurbished Luxury 4 Bedroom Beach Apartment Free Wi-fi
Newly Refurbished Luxury 4 Bedroom Beach Apartment Free Wi-fi
Sliema
This family-friendly Sliema apartment building is located by the sea, within a 10-minute walk of Sliema Promenade and Saint Julian's Bay. St George's Beach and ...
4.1/5Very Good! (11 reviews)
Great Property
"The property is very well situated close to the waterfront with lots of shops, restaurants and bars close by. The four bedrooms and bathrooms are well fitted out and very comfortable. The kitchen is fairly new with all the appliances you could wish for. On the down side, there are a few small issues ..."

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2019

Newly Refurbished Luxury 4 Bedroom Beach Apartment Free Wi-fi
Marvellous Apartment in Tigne Point With Pool
Marvellous Apartment in Tigne Point With Pool
4 out of 5
Tigne Point, Sliema
Situated near the beach, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Tigne Fort, Sliema Promenade, and Sliema Ferry. Balluta Bay and Saint Julian's Bay ...
Marvellous Apartment in Tigne Point With Pool
Seafront Apartment in Sliema With Pool, Upmarket Complex
Seafront Apartment in Sliema With Pool, Upmarket Complex
3.5 out of 5
Fort Cambridge, Tigne Street, Sliema
Situated on the beach, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Point Shopping Mall, Sliema Promenade, and Balluta Bay. Sliema Ferry and Saint Julian's ...
Seafront Apartment in Sliema With Pool, Upmarket Complex
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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