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2 Bed Apt, 1st Floor with A/C, Lift And Large Shared Pool In A Quiet Location

Overview

Property

Updated: 30-Nov-2016
Apartment in Marsascala, Malta - 1 Min Walk To The Pool, 5 Mins Walk To The Nearest Eateries & Bus Stop, 5 Mins By Bus To The Beach

***** VERY IMPORTANT **** Please read notes at the end of this Description.

Apartment Idea tal-Bajja, which translates to ‘glimpse of the bay’ like it's sister apartment in Melleiha (G234), brings a touch of luxury to self catering accommodation on Malta. Located in the South East of the Island, Marsascala must be one of Malta's hidden gems. The beautiful bay and local boats is a 5 minute walk to the waters edge. With Valletta and its major bus hub located just a 15 minute bus ride away, the excellent local bus service means this is the ideal location from which to explore the whole of Malta and Gozo without the need of a car. With use of a shared pool and a 5 minute bus journey to the nearest beach, the apartment is well placed for those wanting to simply relax with bars and eateries just a 5 minute walk away. The apartment is well equipped, fully air conditioned, has cable TV and free to use WiFi. With two bedrooms, two bathrooms and two sofa beds 4 adults and two children can be accommodated comfortably. There are 4 steps from the entrance door to the lift.

Please Note:

1) If you request a reservation through the Book Now option and we are unable to respond to you within 24 hours, you will automatically be sent an Email advising that your reservation has been declined. DO NOT TAKE ANY NOTICE of this - we respond to all enquiries personally and in the order that we receive them. We work full time so a 24 hour turn around is not always possible

2) If you request to pay through the Ownersdirect payment system you will be charged an additional amount of up to 11% by Ownersdirect (not us). If you pay by Credit Card or through PayPal (we can seend a secure link from PayPal for Payments) you are automatically covered against loss of funds at no extra charge.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We have been taking holidays in the Maltese Islands for 15 years and have our own apartment on Gozo. We felt there was a gap in the market for luxury self catering accommodation and that is what our apartment delivers.

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12 Reviews

4.9
based on 12 holidaymaker reviews

5

An amazing family getaway with all the amenities!

  • 5 of 5

We were thoroughly impressed with every aspect of our accommodation. Descriptions and pictures were very accurate and it was clean and comfortable for a family of four. The location made it very easy to see all of the attractions and visit other villages in our rental car. The manager and his team provided exceptional customer service, answering any and all of our questions and giving us insights on where to go and what to see. We arrived in the early hours of the morning and were met at the apartment by a smiling face and a care package of food essentials to get us going- even a couple of bottles of wine!! We would highly recommend a stay here; you won't be sorry!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Great apartment in a great location!

  • 4 of 5

On our arrival in Marsascala, we were met by Sharon who was very friendly and could not have been more helpful. We were very impressed with the apartment which was well equipped and furnished. There was a well stocked welcome pack and toiletries for each bathroom making it possible to bring only cabin luggage - an excellent bonus for travellers wanting to keep the cost down! For us the location of the apartment was a huge plus. It was only a few minutes stroll to the lovely harbour where there was a variety of cafés and restaurants. Sadly the recommended Stuffed Olive was closed while we were there but we did enjoy Ximo and Sepia restaurants. Lemon and Lime was a particular favourite for drinks especially the cocktails!! The harbour area in the evening has such a happy atmosphere with local families meeting together as well as tourists like ourselves. We would highly recommend the little shop which is on the right just down the hill opposite the front of the apartment building literally a minute away. The owner is so helpful and though the shop is small it does seem to have everything you might need. It is worth spending time exploring the area behind the harbour as there is a chemist and a butchers plus a small post office actually on the harbour front! The pool was not open during our stay but our husbands did brave the sea which was still reasonably warm! We stayed the first week in October and the weather was warm even in the evening. Buses to Valetta were fairly frequent and passes of different types are available from the bus station in Valetta. Be warned though, the buses are crowded so be prepared to stand! There are also buses to St Thomas Bay which has a sandy beach but the walk around the headland is only 25 mins and actually worth doing though we did bus it back! Personally, we thought Marsascala the best place that we visited on the island so a really good choice Kevin and Alice. Your apartment makes a stay there so easy and comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing experience....love this property

  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing property...clean, convenient and close to all activities.

Our vacation was ruined due to a rather unscrupulous property owner who we have since learned double booked our property and decided to put us in in a 4th floor condo that was under construction with no AC, water pressure and a lift that wouldn't work.

We quickly turned to Owners Direct and found Kevin and Stephen who happens to have a small opening for 6 days during high season....we were very fortunate.

I cannot thank them enough for saving our family vacation. We we definetly go back and are making plans to return in 2016. You will love this property....I promise you will not be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is brilliant. Everything you need from wi-fi, to air con, to dvd's the list is endless. We all had a white robe, slippers and towels left for us. The welcome pack of food, drinks and toiletries which was much appreciated. Stephen the representative was very helpful and even bought the keys to the airport as we had a bit of a glitch with the luggage on arrival. Marsascala is a lovely town with a great harbour. I can recommend The Stuffed Olive Restaurant and Nargile Lounge (Indian / Arabic / Mediterranean). The only things I would add are that the use of the pool needs explaining - you have to take the pool pass and they punch a hole for each person (Monday to Friday) and two holes for each person (Saturday and Sunday). The attendant on the pool wouldn't let us in on the Saturday but we managed to sort it out later. Stephen provided additional cards for us, but also would have refunded us if we had to buy additional passes from the sales office. The only other thing that needs explaining is the wi-fi as it's not on the list of useful information in the apartment. The router / lan is the onehe on the TV stand, the wif-fi network is on the bottom of the router as is the network key. Both of these things would have been useful to know but it was all sorted out fairly painlessly. We all loved the apartment, the location and the weather. Malta is beautiful and the people were friendly.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

TOP NOTCH 5 STAR APARTMENT

  • 5 of 5

We were welcomed by Sharon who was very helpful and informative. The apartment was everything we wanted and more.Marsascala is a lovely quiet spot with lots of places to eat and drink.We were impressed with the family atmosphere as at night everybody walked along or sat on the the promenade just enjoying the evening sun. We found the little shop just like Sharon said the owner was very helpful ,If you walk past the Stuffed Olive there is a shop that sells english papers .

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Better then Described

  • 5 of 5

Usually the descriptions exaggerate what you can expect from your holiday apartment, not with this place it is everything stated and more. This place is equipped with everything you could need for your holiday and more. Ideal for families with children as the flat contains everthing, cot, high hair, bottle steriliser, you name it, it's here if You need it. Just me and the wife this time but plenty of room for a family. I am not going to try and list the facilities but if you need anything check the cupboards and draws you will find it. The welcome pack in the fridge will get you through the first couple of days with tea, coffee the basics and much more. The owner Kevin was a pleasure to deal with as was the local agent who sorted a small problem after arrival pleasantly and promptly. I always review for the benefit of others and my wife tells me I can be harsh and my expectations are too high well as I sit here in the apartment writing this I have nothing but praise. This is a great apartment and you will have a great holiday here. This is the second time we have rented at Ta Monita, the first through another owner and I wouldn't bother with first one again it's was no where near as well equipped as this one

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

The waterfront is a 5 minute stroll from the apartment. There is a swimming zone here. The local fishing boats bob in the water. Along the bay, get here early and buy straight off the boat. There are seats for taking in the view plus eateries.

There is no beach at Marsascala; it is a 5 minute bus ride to the nearest beach at St Thomas's Bay where there are umbrellas and sunbeds to hire. The beach is small but very clean. There are no watersports but there are places to get drinks and snacks.

Travel:

The airport is a 15 minute drive by car. It can also be reached by bus.

A car is recommended for guests with mobility problems if they want to go out and about. The Gozo ferry is an hours drive away by car. The ferry crossing is 20 minutes. Valletta can be reached by bus and from there you can take a trip to Scilly or a sea plane excursion to view the islands from the air.

Distances:

Many places can be reached via the Malta sightseeing bus which offers a hop on, hop off service with north and south routes available. The capital Valletta, The Blue Grotto (take a boat trip into the caves), Marsaxlokk (traditional fishing village) are all worth a visit.

The old style buses have been changed to new air conditioned ones - not so charming but they do offer better coverage of the island.

Further Details:

There is a local shop within 2 minutes walk supplying the basics.

There is a bank, pharmacy in the town. There are stalls selling fruit and vegetables a 5 minute walk; these are always busy and the butcher is a further 5 minute walk away. On the outskirts of town, 6 minutes drive by car there are larger supermarkets; some deliver. Chef's Choice supermarket is very close to a bus stop and has a wide range of meat and some fish products. The meat selection includes steak, chicken and pork along with less familiar items like whole tongue, chicken livers and rabbit.

Eating out varies from full a la Carte to Chinese, to snacks. Some places will deliver.

The nearest restaurant to the apartment is a 5 minutes walk and is open during the winter months. The inside is traditional Maltese with outside seating overlooking the bay. 5 minutes in the other direction is an Italian restaurant this is not open in the winter. There are many other eateries and below are the ones we have eaten at.

Ximos, Tal Familja, Stuffed Olive, La Spigola (this is 5 mins from the apartment on foot), Chicos (we have only had breakfast here), Terra e Mare Trattoria I Taliana (this is 5 minutes from the apartment in the other direction), Summer Nights.

There is a soft surfaced children play area at the end of the bay with all ages catered for.

A 5 minute drive or bus journey there is a free family park with childrens play areas, animals, outside gym and maze. Parking is free.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
01-Nov-2016 - 28-Feb-2017
1 Nov 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£315
for 7 nights
£315
 
 
01-Mar-2017 - 30-Apr-2017
1 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£279
for 5 nights
£390
 
 
01-May-2017 - 31-May-2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
£350
for 5 nights
£490
 
 
01-Jun-2017 - 30-Jun-2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£404
for 5 nights
£565
 
 
01-Jul-2017 - 31-Aug-2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
£496
for 5 nights
£695
 
 
01-Sep-2017 - 30-Sep-2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£386
for 5 nights
£540
 
 
01-Oct-2017 - 31-Oct-2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£304
for 5 nights
£425
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:

VERY IMPORTANT: Payments by Credit Cards are automatically guaranteed by the Credit Card Company - We use PayPal to collect payments by Credit Card and do not have access to your card details. You do not need to pay the Owners Direct Surcharge for piece of mind on your payments. Our Agent in Malta is Steve Ganado (sganado@belair.com.mt) part of www.belair.com.mt) who can verify we are legitimate.

E-Bank Payments should only be made to 11-02-01 02136976

Changeover day is flexible to allow guests to take advantage of cheaper mid week flights. There are no check in / check out times - the apartment is available from the time you arrive until the time you depart.

Notes on prices:
All prices are in UK Sterling. Prices are per week. Stays across price bands will be calculated prorated on the bands in which the dates fall.

We are not the cheapest but we aim to provide the best!

In the event of cancellation we will attempt to re let the property, possibly at a discount. If we are successful we will refund the difference of any monies already received less any shortfall on the re letting. In the event that we are unable to re let all monies paid will be forfeit.

The swimming pool is operated by the Complex Developer and has an Attendant on hand during opening hours (usually May - September). Use of the pool is charged at Eu5.00 per person per day for weekdays and Eu10.00 per person per day at weekends.
Our prices include 1 pool pass which gives seven Eu5.00 units. Further passes are available from our agent in Malta or the admin office on the complex. The pool pass must be shown to the attendant when entering the pool area and should you wish to leave and return in the same day make the attendant aware. Any unused or part used pool passes should be left in the apartment on departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Master bathroom with bath, and shower attachment. En-suite to master bedroom with walk in shower. Mirror with light, shaving socket, heated towel rail, sink and WC in both bathrooms.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedrooms have solid wood furniture made by a craftsman from Gozo with bedside tables, chest of drawers & wardrobe. TV/DVD, lamps, clock radio, hair dryer. Bedroom 1 with double bed, cable TV. Bedroom 2 with two single beds Two sofa beds in the lounge

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Pool towels and bathrobes are provided for use during your stay. A complementary wash bag (1 per couple) is provided. It contains items like soap, shower gel, flannels, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, razors, shower caps, shoe shine and combs. So if you want to travel with just hand luggage you can. Complementary slippers are also provided. A food pack containing water, bread, milk, tea, coffee, bacon, eggs, tomatoes, beers, toilet rolls and wine is provided. Outside: Patio doors from both bedrooms lead to the rear patio with 2 wooden tables and 6 chairs. A water feature, wall art and lighting make this a lovely place for alfresco dining or an evening drink. Patio doors from the lounge lead to the front balcony with 6 chairs and a bistro table. From here there is glimpse of the bay. The large communal pool (seasonal opening times) is a minutes walk away with a pool attendant, sun beds and umbrellas. There is a lovely view of Marsascala church and bay from the pool area. Off the bedrooms is an enclosed patio with water feature and citrus plants. There is a table and seating for 6 people. Utility Room: Iron, ironing board, laundry basket, pegs and airer are provided. Travel cot, high chair, sterilizer, baby bath, changing mat, baby alarm plus bowls and spoons are provided for little ones. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The apartment is cleaned and the bed linen and towels are changed weekly. Further cleaning can be arranged at an additional cost. The bedding is Egyptian cotton and towels fluffy. A kitchen towel, tea towel and oven glove are provided. Other: Parking is in bays adjacent to the property.

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