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Spinola Bay

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Address: Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number:
+356 2135 2000
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Wed 09:00 - 17:00
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US$ 21.78*
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Malta's Panoramic North Hop On Hop Off Tour
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Small cozy bay with a nice view

The bay is small and gives off a nice cozy feeling with warm lighting at night. There are a lot of hotels and restaurants around it with people in the streets until late. The bay... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bay is small and gives off a nice cozy feeling with warm lighting at night. There are a lot of hotels and restaurants around it with people in the streets until late. The bay seems to attract a young and family friendly tourist population. In winter you cannot swim in the bay but a walk around the waterfront is... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice place to take a walk and enjoy the view, very popular between tourists and perhaps locals.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a delightful place to dine. There is a variety of restaurants to suit all tastes and many of them offer outside seating - really nice for a romantic evening

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Malta for the Christmas break staying at the Hilton in St. Julian. Spinola Bay is a short walk from the hotel and is a nice looking Place with plenty of bars and restaurants overlooking the bay including the Dubliner which is a cracking Irish bar. Be aware that at this time of year there was a lot... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed Spinola Bay. Lots of bars and restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets. Can't wait until we go back.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice place to walk around. Well connected with busses. Lots of places to eat and drink. Nice and sheltered from wind also

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice walk with a variety of bars and restaurants all at various prices, all very friendly, some nice shops to browse in as well

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The bay is beautiful at night and one can enjoy nice views from a restaurant's terrace. Well known also for photoshooting at the LOVE monument. :)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many gorgeous waterfront bars and restaurants, so I recommend coming here for a sunset drink or meal! Gorgeous views of the calm bay and boats.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

an amazing bay surrounded by excellent restaurants a must see for visitors to Malta especially visiting Paceville and St Julians

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