12 romantic things to do in Malta


Malta is a beautiful, little island filled with historical gems and stunning, sun-drenched scenery. Popular with couples, romantic Malta has endless activities for the two of you to enjoy.

1. See Barrakka Gardens

Explore the pretty greenery of Barrakka Gardens and take in breath-taking view from the upper garden, where you can see the whole of Varetta. Go at noon and you can witness the cannon salute over the Grand Harbour.

Barrakka Gardens

Barrakka Gardens

2. Relax on a Boat Tour

Book a boat tour and you can sail past the pretty harbours of Malta, sipping champagne on deck while you go through caves and under cliffs. Stop at the Blue Lagoon to dive off and snorkel with the fish or set your sea legs onto the beautiful island of Gozo.

Blue Lagoon Malta

Blue Lagoon

3. Visit the Island of Gozo

This tiny island is charming and fascinating in equal measures. Visit stunning ancient churches, quaint cafés and beautiful coast line.


12 Romantic Things You Can Do In Malta

4. Try Some Snorkelling

There are plenty of places in Malta to try out snorkelling or scuba diving if you’re feeling brave. The clear, blue waters are teeming with beautiful fish that will take your breath away.

malta snorkelling


5. Take a Tour of Casa Rocca Piccola

Owned by the Marquis de Piro, this beautiful stately home is crammed with fascinating antiques and historical gems. There’s even a charming coffee shop and pretty gardens to explore too.

6. Sing along at Simon’s – The Elvis Tribute Bar

With some of the most famous love songs, Elvis is not just the King of rock, but romance too. Sing along to all the classics at this quirky tribute bar where the drinks flow and everyone’s having fun.


7. Stroll Around Spinola Bay

Spinola Bay is one of the most picturesque areas of Malta. Check out some of the elegant bars and restaurants then take a stroll along the docks and watch the lights of the boats twinkle off the waters for a magical evening.


Spinola Bay

8. Travel Back in Time to Hagar Qim

Malta is well known for its incredible historical sites and Hagar Qim is one of the most impressive. This prehistoric site is beautifully preserved and surrounded by stunning hiking trails.

Hagar Qim

Hagar Qim

9. See the Parish Church of Mellieha

This stunning church is well worth a trip and gives panoramic views of Mellieha bay, perfect on a sunny day.

Church of Mellieha

Church of Mellieha

10. Marvel at Manoel Theatre

The third oldest theatre in Europe, Manoel Theatre is truly breath-taking. The ornate décor is perfect for watching plays, orchestras, balls and other extravagant events.

11. Tan at Ghajn Tuffieha Beach

One of the most beautiful beaches in Malta, Ghajn Tuffieha is a rocky, little bay with a narrow stretch of golden sand and stunning azure waters. This beach is peaceful and uncrowded, making it perfect for a romantic stroll in the sun.

Ghajn Tuffieha Beach

Ghajn Tuffieha Beach

12. Catch a Show at the Chamber of Mysteries

Dubbed ‘Malta’s most amazing night out’, the Chamber of Mysteries is the perfect combination of fine dining and magnificent magic shows. If you’re going for Valentine’s Day you can book an extravagant three course meal and romantic show.


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