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Golden Sands Beach

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Address: On NW coast, St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta, Malta
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The immediate area is open and rather barren and rocky. A road leads down...

The immediate area is open and rather barren and rocky. A road leads down to the lovely, sandy beach sheltered on three sides by low cliffs. Mosta 5 1/2 miles, St Paul's Bay 3 miles, airport 17 miles.

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small sandy cove

Small secluded sandy beach which is unusual for Malta. Would think its busy in summer,Small cafe serving good reasonable priced food etc,and a couple of hotel complexes... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surrounded by rocks you can climb to have a nice view over the bay and beach - great for taking pictures. Very recommendable

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small secluded sandy beach which is unusual for Malta. Would think its busy in summer,Small cafe serving good reasonable priced food etc,and a couple of hotel complexes overlooking the beach.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Family friendly with nearby cafe, sea quite shallow and warmer than expected, good for snorkelling and diving school on the beach. Easy to reach by bus

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We went on an open top bus tour and Golden Sands was one of the stops. After a steep climb down to the beach, we were greeted with a lovely clean and busy beach. There were jet skis to hire and a bar/restaurant to get food and snacks. We planned to have a full day later in the week, but... More 

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Thank Emma D
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The best sandy beach in Malta. Large and clean. 2 beach bars/restaurants on either side but you can buy from the Radisson bar/restaurant as well. Jet skiing, banana boats and para gliding available in the summer for around €40. Calm waters with designated swim areas. As it was winter, the beach was empty as in photo but gets busy in... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Highlight of the day was Charlie's Speedboat tour which we took on a whim. You go up the coast and see some of the impressive sandstone cliffs and some caves or "grottos" as Charlie calls them. If you go on the tour wear your swimming kit and take a dip in the lovely bright blue water of the grotto that... More 

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Thank Alex W
Greenhithe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The bay offers the best beach in Malta with plenty to do and safe waters to swim. There are also good walks around the bay with stunning views and nature. On the beach is a dive centre as well as a good restaurant to enjoy snacks and drinks. The whole place is very clean and well maintained.

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Thank GP1357
Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Went there for sunset and play time for kids. Great place for sunset. Clean sand. There is a restaurant , a bar and a good slope for the buggy. We had no problems parking but that should be a nightmare in summer...

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Thank Michel S
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

completely unspoilt but with superb hotel facilities nearby this is the perfect spot for an awayday or for families a sunny safe week in the sun.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Went to Golden Sands, for a day trip fabulous clean beach, with beautiful views, part of the beach is privately owned by Radissons Hotel, which is amazing.

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