Mini guide to Marfa
Marfa is on the island of Malta, which lies in the middle of the Mediterranean
and has a fantastic climate with hot, sunny summers and mild winters. Malta is
quite a small island, but with a lot to offer its visitors. Paradise Bay off the
southwestern end of Marfa Point and the headland in front of the south jetty is
an excellent place for scuba diving in the pristine waters.
Resorts on the island are are varied; Sliema is lively, modern and bustling,
while Qwara is sedate and peaceful. The resorts of St Pauls, Bugibba and Qwara
are all close and linked by an attractive seafront promenade.
The capital of Malta is Valletta, a city which boasts an impressive harbour,
distinguished history and laid-back atmosphere, with plenty of bars and restaurants.
Valletta is compact and easy to explore on foot. The city offers many museums,
restaurants and shopping opportunities.
Farther afield, Malta's sister island Gozo is one of the most attractive and
unspoilt islands in the Mediterranean Sea. For those wanting a peaceful, relaxing
getaway this is the perfect island escape. There are many pretty villages, decorative
churches and historic temples to explore.
It's relatively easy to get to Malta. Luqa Airport is 6km southwest of Valletta.
There is a frequent ferry service from several Italian cities, including Genoa,
Livorno, Reggio di Calabria and several ports in Sicily and mainla. Once on
the island, you can get to Marfa by car or bus.
Selection of hotels in this region:
Barcelo Riviera Resort & Spa Marfa
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full list of hotels and online booking