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Bedrooms 2
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

2 Bedroom Seafront Apartment with 1 Shower - Beach Apartment with open seaviews

Ideal and EXCELLENT SEAFRONT location with lovely unobstructed SEAVIEWS of Mellieha Bay, only 10 metres away from the seashore (which is right across the street), and less than 2 minutes walk from the largest sandy beach of Malta - This apartment enjoys an UNBEATABLE SEAFRONT LOCATION IDEAL FOR UNWINDING AND PERFECT FOR RELAXATION. Inspite of its EXCELLENT SEAFRONT position, the apartment is very reasonably priced. Mellieha Bay has the longest and the best sandy beach in Malta, 1.5 km long. Apartment has a Front Terrace/Balcony with seaviews. This Terrace/Balcony has an area of 10 square metres and also outdoor furniture where you can eat or simply relax and soak up the sun, whilst listening to the lapping of the waves and enjoying the seaviews that are right on your doorstep. Alternatively you could swim in the bay that is right across a narrow street from the apartment, as can be seen in the photos. Besides enjoying a most desirable SEAFRONT location, this apartment is clean, modern, well equipped and indeed very tastefully decorated with a new kitchen complete with luxurious granite worktops and quality stainless steel appliances. Our clients keep coming to this apartment year after year.

Property Manager
Josette Mamo
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, Italian, Maltese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2018

About Josette Mamo

I have always lived in Malta and my parents have been in the holiday rental accommodation business before me. But since my Dad was growing old, I gladly took over the reservation business myself about 12 years ago. All my life, I have grown up mingling with tourists who frequented my Dad's seafront holiday apartments and many times he brought them over to our house for a family dinner, as most of our clients ended up becoming his friends too. I also remember him taking his clients to see interesting historical places in Malta, and I accompanied him on many of these tours. So I was happy to take over the business myself when the time was ripe.

Why Josette Mamo chose Għadira

My father passed down this unique seafront land to myself and my 2 brothers upon his retirement. I have frequented Mellieha Bay

myself many, many times, both as a child and as a grown-up. I have spend many summers in my seafront apartment enjoying boat rides with my friends in Mellieha Bay, and Bar-B-Qs in the evenings. It is my favourite place to be if I am in need of relaxation and if I need to forget about all my cares in life. The local Maltese people also think that my apartment boasts of the best location in all of Mellieha Bay and I have had many repeat clients in the past, both Maltese and foreigners alike. Who would not like to be right on the sea water's edge, always listening to the lapping of the sea waves against the shoreline, whilst basking in the sun. In Malta, we get 300 days of sunshine in a year so the chances of getting good weather during your holiday are very high. When I go back to my winter house at the end of summer, I must admit that it takes me 2 months to get over not being in my seafront apartment in Mellieha Bay.

What makes this apartment unique

I must admit that I am very happy to be the proud owner of such a unique apartment with outstanding, panoramic seaviews, situated right on the water's edge. The seafront terrace with its outdoor table and chairs, makes it such a desirable place. You can swim and sunbathe either in the bay across the street from the apartment, or else walk for less than 5 minutes to the largest natural sandy beach of Mellieha Bay (1.5 km long), and spend the day there, just lying in the sun or swimming in the crystal waters of the sandy beach. In winter, it is equally enjoyable, as one can take many interesting country walks to nearby places such as St. Agatha's Red Tower with its 360 degrees views over the islands of Gozo, Comino and Mellieha Bay. You can also walk for about 30 minutes to a nearby wood called 'L-Ahrax tal-Mellieha' which is ideal if you want to have a picnic under the trees. Other interesting walks would be to the Bay of Armier, or Ramla Bay, walking along the sandy beach and then along Maltese country side. One can also go up to Mellieha Village and proceed to Selmun Palace area which boasts of both country and seaviews. I have spend many interesting Sunday hikes at Selmun as a teenager. Mellieha is really one unique place. For those who want some night life, you can proceed to nearby Seabank Hotel, or the Mellieha Bay Hotel, for a night of animation and singing. Both hotels allow non-residents to enjoy in the fun. The Seabank Hotel also offers Spa facilities, and has both large outdoor pools and indoor pools, which would let you use them for a small fee, if you prefer swimming in a pool rather than the sea.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Għadira in Mellieha

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 08:30
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • waterfront
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fan
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure , Shower Room consists of Shower, Toilet, Sink and Vanity Unit
  • Toilet, Sink and Vanity Unit, Shower Cubicle
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Sleeping Area in Corridor with Window - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 2 more persons can sleep in sofabed at extra €20 per night
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Main Bedroom leads to back balcony w/ morning sun.Bed 150 cm
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 2 Single Beds, each 90 cm wide, which can be put together.
  • 1 King Size Bed with Wardrobe, Chest & Bedside Tables 2 Single Beds with Wardrobe & Dressing Table Extra Sofa Bed on request in Corridor for 5th or 6th person, at an additional price of €20 per person per night.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Canoe
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Perfect location by the sea!

  • 5 of 5

The property is ideally located by the sea. Pebbly beach outside the door and 10 minutes walk to the large sandy beach. The front balcony gets sunshine from late morning (we went late May/early June) The apartment is well equiped should you want to cook, but we didn't. Any issues were quickly resolved by the owners parents who live downstairs and speak perfect English. Only down side was some bath towels were a little harsh due to the hot weather, and the pillows could do with changing. We will definitely stay again in the apartment if we return to Malta. Thanks 😁?

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: New towels have been introduced to the apartment. We change them regularly. We try to update things regularly. Josette Mamo - Owner of Apartment
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What a super holiday

  • 4 of 5

We had a wait to get into the apartment as it was being cleaned, so popped round & had a nice lunch sat outside a local bar on the corner and luxuriated in the 19 degree heat on 28th December. Apartment was clean. Unfortunately the oven was broken, but Josette supplied a halogen oven. Discovered the following day that the toaster was broken also, & Josette promtly purchased another for us the next day. The apartment is on the first floor with balconies both back & front. As the temperatures dropped to around 12 degrees they were not much in use apart from the one at the back which is ideal for hanging washing with ample racks, strings & pegs supplied. The washing machine worked fine, & the instructions were clear. Despite being 'off season' there was ample open shops in the area for groceries, although a lot of the boat trips were not running & most of the scuba places and the like were shut. The beds in the apartment were very comfortable, although we were all in agreement that the pillows were dreadfull, & we all came home with sore necks. There was ample bedding and despite deciding not to take the offered heater at 5 euros per night, we were warm enough, though the apartment did get a little cool in the evening. If you're going in winter take some slippers - tile floors are cold in winter! The shower was pretty useless. It needs to be switched on an hour before to heat the water, and there was not enough hot water to do all 4 of us, and the cubicle is so small that despite us all being pretty slim, you would keep hitting your body off the controls causing the heat to fluctuate. Water pressure was not bad though. There was oodles of towels, & dish towels and we were told to help ourselves to take chairs out the the front of the apartment to sit out at the beach if we wanted. Huge fridge, and a variety of bits in the pantry, but no washing up liquid which infuriated me! My biggest concern about this property was the door locking system. The main door at the bottom of the stair has a lock on it, and generally gets locked at night by one of the tennants I presume. It is not a snib type lock. Once locked it needs a key to open it from the inside. It cannot be opened from inside without a key which we thought a bit dangerous. Should there be a fire you would need to calmly remember to take your keys to unlock it! Nice apartment, perfect for the beach - good location/easy to park

  • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure hosting a Scottish family in my seafront apartment as I have been to Scotland a couple of times and am in love with your country. The oven is now fixed. Unfortunately, when this family was staying in my apartment, we were waiting for a part from overseas and hope that the new halogen oven I supplied was a good substitute. Toaster was supplied the following day that it was reported not working any more. There is now a new Russell Hobbs Toaster which is a very reliable make. This happens to the best of us with small electrical appliances. Pillow have now been replaced with comfortable latex pillows in the master bedroom, and quality soft pillows in the twin bedroom. As for water heater in the shower, in Malta we only use water heaters that need to be switched on at least 1 hour before showering. In winter they may need to be switched on even 2 hours before, so if switched on 1 hour earlier by the said family, the hot water would have sufficed for all the family of 4 persons. Water Pressure has been optimized and we now have high water pressure in our shower room. Washing up liquid for dishes needs to be supplied by the tenants, as this is a self-catering apartment. As regards the downstairs door, we shall consider your suggestion of being opened without a key. We continuously make improvements to our property to help make the stay more comfortable to all our guests.
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Beautiful location

  • 4 of 5

Josette was very helpful in picking us up and taking us to the airport. There were many pamphlets and information available for us to look at. The apartment had a great location and a beautiful front deck looking over the bay with great breezes coming through. It is located very close to the bus stop making it easy for you to get around. Would suggest going to Bouquet Garni for dinner....great service, great food and reasonably priced. Loved it and would definitely recommend for friends and others looking for a nice and reasonably priced place. The only issue we had was we could not find any extra trash bags only the 1 in the can originally and could have used another, but that is a minor issue and would not affect our decision to stay again

Thanks josette for being so helpful in the process.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad our seafront apartment was appreciated once again for its lovely seafront location. Looking forward to having more Americans in our apartments in the future. Josette Mamo - Owner of Apartment
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Super apartment

  • 4 of 5

Very quiet and clean.

Nice place with all you need.

I recommand.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad my seafront apartment was appreciated once again for its cleanliness, seaviews, and relaxing seaside location. Josette Mamo - Apartment Owner
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Relaxing, family-friendly apartment by the sea

  • 5 of 5

A great base from which to relax, unwind and explore Malta. The apartments are in Mellieha in the north of of the island and are just 10 steps from the sea and a further five minute walk to one of the largest sandy beaches in Malta.

We stayed in Flat 1 which was clean, spacious and well stocked with everything we needed for a fortnight's stay with our two children.

The balcony at the front of the apartment overlooks a pretty swimming area which is popular with the local Maltese holidaymakers. The balcony is equipped with a table and chairs so we spent many occasions dining there. It enjoys cool shade during the first half of the day and by mid-afternoon it's under full sunshine.

To the front of the property there is a good size kitchen, dining area and living area with a storage room and extra small bathroom. Further back are two bedrooms, with double and twin beds and plenty of storage space. Along the corridor is a family bathroom with a shower unit. A washing machine is just outside the bathroom and to the rear of the apartment, another small balcony is available to hang holiday washing in the morning sunshine. There is also an extra moveable bed.

Shops, supermarkets and restaurants are all very close by, and the local fruit and vegetable seller passes every day with fresh produce (as does the doughnut man!)

The apartment's owners are very helpful and friendly but entirely unintrusive. The apartment is highly recommended for families who want a relaxing, tranquil place to stay, even at the height of the season.

Recommended nearby places to visit with children:

* Ghadira Bay (5-minute walk from apartment). Lovely sandy beach with shallow waters for safe swimming

* Mellieha Church and Sanctuary (15 minute walk up the hill). Has fountains outside in which the children can splash about, and a playground nearby with a cafe and amazing views

* Blue Lagoon, Comino (15 minutes by boat). Stunning turquoise waters for swimming and snorkeling

* Popeye Village (5 minute drive). Located in pretty Anchor Bay, this former film set now serves as a fun park for youngsters

* Gozo, especially Ramla Bay (a 20 minute ferry-ride from nearby Cirkewwa to Malta's more rural sister island)

* Mdina (20 minute drive). A beautiful fortified city in the centre of the island. Take the children for cakes at Fontanella and to make Maltese friends in the large playground afterwards

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so very glad that my apartment and its locality has been given another excellent review. We shall continue to offer the same excellent service as we have always had and would like to invite many more guests to come and try for themselves the seafront locality and its charm and fascination. Josette Mamo
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Amazing View-Sea on your doorstep.

  • 5 of 5

A very spacious and well equipped apartment with the sea so close, you literally walk across the road and start swimming. Many local Maltese holiday here too, so it's the real thing, which we loved. Several bars, restaurants and shops just around the corner. Ideal too, for touring the beautiful beaches in the north and Gozo and Comino. Owner, friendly and flexible. Would definitely go back.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad that you loved the apartment and our location so much. Looking forward to having you with us again in the near future. Josette Mamo
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Nearest Airport
28 Kilometres
Malta Airport is 45 minutes drive away from apartm
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
The nearest ferry to Gozo is 5 minutes drive away
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Marsa Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Restaurants available only 5 minutes walk away
Nearest Ski
1 Kilometres
Water Skiing is available in the summer Season
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
You can swim and sunbathe right across the street

Follow directions for Mellieha Bay, North of Malta. 45 minutes drive away from MALTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

Malta is the ideal place for tourists who want to get away from the cold climate and enjoy our mild winters and warm summers. Restaurants, Tunnara Fishing Museum, Ghadira Bird Reserve and St. Agatha's Tower with views of the islands of Comino & Gozo are all within easy walking distance. World War II Shelters, Mellieha Parish Church, Sanctuary and Grotto of Our Lady up in Mellieha Village also worth a visit. Boat Trips to nearby Comino Island, where one can swim in the lovely crystal clear turquoise waters of the Blue Lagoon, are available close by. The Gozo Ferry which takes you to our sister island, Gozo, is less than 10 minutes drive away. Water Sports available in the summer. Mellieha Bay & nearby Selmun Area is also ideal for hiking/walking in spring/autumn/winter. Popeye Village, which houses a fun park for children and a film set from the 1980 film Popeye starring Robin Williams, is also close by at nearby Anchor Bay and this venue should please both children and adults alike. Puppet & Animation Shows are held at Popeye Village, and Santa's Toy Town during the Christmas Season is a must see. Games Room, Bowling, Singers, Pubs and Internet Cafes available in nearby Hotels.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Għadira, Island of Malta

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
July, August, September 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
October 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
November & December 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax £0.44 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Supplement of €5 per night for heating in the colder season. Key pick up with owner. No security deposit required.
Stays of less than 7 nights considered, only if there are less than 7 nights vacancy in a particular month in the Calendar, so please ask Owner by sending her an e-mail at:

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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