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Villas in Mellieha, Malta - Peaceful Location In The Santa Maria Estate - Villa Sardinella Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms)



Updated: 03-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online


Villa Sardinella Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms)

Next door to Villa Gardenia and along the same quiet road as Narcis, Hibiscus and Stephanotis is Sardinella, situated in the peaceful and popular area of Santa Maria Estate in Mellieha. Villa Sardinella is within a short drive of the sandy beach and restaurants of Mellieha and provides a luxurious and private holiday home for families and friends. Inside the villa, the lounge, kitchen and dining area can be found on the first floor with a balcony overlooking the pool terrace below; a great place for evening barbecues or family breakfasts in the sunshine. On the lower floors there are five spacious bedrooms and benefit from air conditioning and TV. Three of the bedrooms have ensuite and shower facilities and the property has one main bathroom. The Villa offers free wifi internet and also cable TV, DVD player, blue tooth speaker and a playstation in the living area. The villa can be interconnected with Villa Gardenia for large families and groups.

About the property

5 villas with private pool

A small cluster of 5 villas each with its own private pool, in the peaceful area of Santa Maria Estate, Mellieha. These delightful properties have been comfortable furnished throughout, including air conditioned rooms, complementary Wi-Fi and BBQ, a fully equipped kitchen, lounge and dining area, and bedrooms. The 3 and 5 bedroom villas also come with a terrace over looking the pool. The popular beach of Mellieha and its selection of bars and restaurants can all be found within a 10 minute drive / a 20 minute walk.

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About the Owner

Janice Baldacchino
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Italian
Calendar last updated:
3 March, 2017

About Janice Baldacchino

Established in the 1980s, Baldacchino Group of Companies offers services and products in the following sectors:

Property Development and Letting

Tourism Sector - Kempinski Hotel & Residences San Lawrenz

Holiday Villas to Let

Wedding Venue Rentals

Joinery woodwork including bespoken furniture and apertures.

Finishing Supplies and Services

Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
All bookings are secured only when receiving 50% deposit of the full stay total. This deposit is not refundable. The rest of the balance is to be paid 20 days before the arrival of your stay.

Changeover Day:
Change over date is flexible. Check in time is at 16.00hrs whilst check out time is 10.00am

Notes on prices:
Final prices are to be confirmed in writing with the owners and may be subject to change. All prices include Vat

2 Reviews

4.5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)


Spacious villa

  • 5 of 5

We stayed as a party of nine and villa Sardinella was perfectly spacious for us all. Wonderfuly big bedrooms and bathrooms all modern and well presented. The beds were all comfortable and good sizes.

The balcony is the perfect place to enjoy the sun rise/set. The pool was a very good size although this was in the shade by 6pm. Definitely not a bad thing if the sun is at its hottest, especially if you have young children. The villa is well situated and close to a good selection of shops and restaurants. There are watersports to be found on Mellieha Bay. From start to finish the process of renting this villa was as smooth as possible. Janice was so helpful and accommodating.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Spacious villa with a good pool in nice, quiet location and efficient service from owner

  • 4 of 5

This was a great villa for us with a large family. It had excellent, new bathrooms and a fabulous pool area (water not that warm in April though because pool was part-shaded throughout the day by trees). Good kitchen, nice balcony area and patio table and we made good use of the barbecue. Bedroom and living areas were ok, would benefit from better quality beds and towels, some homely touches and a better dishwasher. Lower floor bedrooms were a long way downstairs but the rooms were certainly spacious (bathroom on lower floor had not been refurbished to the standard of upstairs bathrooms and shower took ages to get luke warm but main bathroom was fine). Reasonably well cleaned and maintained, could have been a bit more thorough.

Mellieha has a great selection of restaurants and supermarkets and an excellent bakery at the top of the road. Owner was efficient and helpful in dealing with the booking and meeting us at the airport with the key, other than that we were left alone. Overall it was good value for the price we paid and a good base to view 'Game of Thrones' film locations across Malta!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Andrew Thank you for your time in reviewing your stay at Villa Sardinella. We are very pleased to inform you that we have now completed the refurbishment at Villa Sardinella and all the bedrooms have now been installed with new beds and headboards. Updated pictures of the property will soon be available online. We are pleased to see that you have enjoyed your stay with us and with the new upgrades, we will look forward to welcoming you once again to any of our properties! Kind regards Dorothy
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Malta International Airport at 22 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Gozo Ferry at 6.3 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Marsa Golf Course at 21 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Mellieha Bay at 2.5 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Our Villas are ideal for holiday makers who seek to relax whilst enjoying the sea. Family holidays ideal in our villas with self catering facilities.

The villas are also ideal for wedding guests who wish to stay together in close vicinity to each other whilst having their privacy.


The nearest rocky beach is around 5 minutes walking distance.

The nearest sandy and one of the most popular beaches in Malta -The Ghadira bay is around 6 minutes away by car or 30 minutes by walk.


The distance to the Malta International airport is around 40 minutes by car. The distance to the Gozo channel ferry service in Cirkewwa is around 10 minutes by car.

A car hire is strongly recommended in Malta


The Villas are located just 2 minutes away from the nearest super market and around 5 minutes away from the centre of Mellieha village.

Further Details:

Mellieha village is a lively village with several shops, restaurants, banks and supermarkets where one can find daily needs, gifts and also for leisurely activities.


Property Type

  • villa


  • Family


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • village


  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


  • Ensuite Bedroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Ensuite Bedroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Main Bathroom - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Ensuite Bedroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Ensuite Bedroom 5 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Washroom - Toilet


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedrooms are all equipped with air condition units and TVs. Some of the bedrooms even have desks


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


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome ...

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Outside: Our outside quarters include terraces with barbecue facilities. They also include outside table and chairs together with parasol for dining purposes in the terrace. All villas enjoy individual private pools and are all equipped with sun loungers and parasols. Villas Gardenia, Sardinella, Stephanotis and Hibiscus all have a 7x3m (approx) pool. Villa Narcis has a 6x2.5m(approx)

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