Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Marsa

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Marsa. This romantic city is known for its shopping, sporting events and restaurants. Mediterranean Conference Centre and Fort St. Elmo are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Marsa

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Marsa a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal Malta Golf Club (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Duck Village (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Malta Experience (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Malta Falconry Centre (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Mediterraneo Marine Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Birdpark Malta (6 mi / 9.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Marsa

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Marsa is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blue Grotto (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Golden Sands Beach (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Mellieha Bay (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Blue Lagoon (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Argotti Botanical Garden (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Msida Bastion Historic Garden (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Marsa

Fly into Luqa (MLA-Malta Intl.), the closest airport, located 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Marsa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,596 holiday rentals near Marsa. From 182 Houses to 1,233 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Marsa for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Marsa?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Marsa:

  • Bugibba: 229 holiday homes
  • Qawra: 215 holiday homes
  • Il-Balluta: 487 holiday homes
  • Paceville: 2,322 holiday homes
  • Ta' Giorni: 415 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Marsa?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Marsa. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Royal Malta Golf Club: 2,144 holiday rentals
  • Valletta Ferry Terminal: 2,134 holiday rentals
  • Paceville: 2,322 holiday rentals
  • Sliema Ferry: 2,144 holiday rentals
  • Malta Experience: 2,115 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Marsa listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Marsa?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 182 Houses in Marsa. Our other popular types of Marsa holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,233 holiday houses
  • Villas: 105 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 5 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Marsa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 231 holiday homes with pool available in Marsa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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