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Beachfront apartment with terrace over the bay

Overview

Property

Updated: 15-Nov-2016
High quality apartment with terrace overlooking crystal clear water

Our waterfront apartment is on high ground enjoying fantastic views over the clear water of Xlendi Bay, a fishing village with a small sandy beach. You can have breakfast on the terrace, then a swim in the bay before a short walk in the countryside along the nearby panoramic cliffs and winding valleys. Relax in the afternoon with a good read and in the evening you can enjoy a romantic meal sipping wine on the terrace while observing the colourful fishing boats coming and going. The apartment is finished to very high standards with solid pine furniture. The accommodation includes a good-sized living area leading onto the terrace, two bedrooms, a kitchen and bathroom. The apartment is on the fourth floor and serviced by a lift. There are great archaeological sites nearby and the old fortified city of Rabat is only 10 minutes away by bus. Visit the Azure Window at Dwejra and the red sandy beach of Ramla Bay. The apartment is in a quiet area but very close to popular restaurants.

Airport Transfer: We can arrange for your transfer directly from the airport to the apartment by taxi at an extra charge.

We can also speak and write in Italian

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Speaks English, Italian

62 Reviews

4.8
based on 62 holidaymaker reviews

5

More than a holiday flat

  • 5 of 5

Seeing the picture of Xlendi bay your first thought might be that the sea can't really be that clear and blue and more. Next you might think this is just a picture of Xlendi from some luxury hotel penthouse. But no; not only does it look like that but immediately you open the front door you get the view through a full-width picture window and realise its a wonderful home to come back to after a day roaming around Gozo. And there is room on the balcony to eat. Xlendi seems to me to be the best place to stay on Gozo and this must be the best place to live in Xlendi. My partner spent time in Xlendi sixty years ago and says it hasn't changed nearly as much as most places. It is only a small town though and there was no grocery shop (maybe there is in high season). We heard that a mobile shop visits once a day but we were never around to see it. There are very reliable buses to Victoria and its supermarkets. Cooking facilities are good (electric) and the flat is laid out along a longish corridor so there is plenty of privacy. For six people the single bathroom/WC might make it seem more crowded but for the two of us it was the height of luxury. Not having been to Malta before I was quite surprised at how courteous the people are. Visitors from former colonial powers often feel rather embarrassed but in Malta they don't let you feel that way. I think they all realise how lucky they are to inhabit these islands and to have such beautiful houses (even the modern ones) made of local stone. Perfect weather for walking when we were there in early May and we could swim without wet suits. One of our best holidays ever and certainly the best value for money.

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place to have a special holiday

  • 5 of 5

This is a brilliant spot to stay in Xlendi (pronounced Shendi) which is, in my opinion, the best place to stay on Gozo. Though patently not a luxury apartment, the view from the apartment is jaw dropping, and combined with the location, provides the opportunity for a really special holiday.

The apartment offers everything that is needed, and is clean and well maintained. The only disappointent was the shower, which isn't much more than a dribble. Good broadband.

Alfred, the owner, was most friendly and helpful in all of our contacts with him, and arranged taxi's for us, which made the whole transfer and island hopping experience very straight forward.

We bought an unlimited 7 day bus card for e21 which was very useful (we bought it in the shop on the ferry) - which meant we didn't need to bother with a hire car which was great.

www. islandofgozo.org/getting-to-gozo/bus-schedule is useful to get a hang of the buses. There's no need to use the expensive hop on/off tourist buses. We found the schedule provided by the tourist office in the main square in Vicoria particularly useful, though times can be found using Google.

We did all of our shopping at the little convenience store down the street. There's also an ATM in the car park opposite the (scrummy!) ice cream shop. Our favourite restaurant was Ta Karolina and they got to know us! Reservations were needed. Wish we had brought snorkels and flippers for swimming in the azure blue waters of the harbour. Both Ramla and San Blas beaches are excellent and unspoiled by development.

We were hoping to do some serious walking but gave in to the heat after a couple of days!

All in all, a lovely holiday experience. We would certainly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are vey glad that our guests enjoyed their holiday in Gozo and will certainly look into the point made about the shower. Unfortunately we are on a high floor and the water pressure can never be great but certainly it should not be too bad and we shall certainly look into it.
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5

Even better than it looked on the website !

  • 5 of 5

We've been staying in Xlendi for more than 20 years now, and had been using a bay-front hotel, which has unfortunately gone right downhill, so this year we chose self-catering, and were well- rewarded !

The appartment is clean, quiet, well-laid out, and very well equipped compared to many "strict-minimum-only" holiday flats.

A nice detail - we found eggs, bread milk, coffe & tea etc waiting for us !

The view from the balcony overlooking the bay was perfect, with shade in the morning for breakfast, and nice evening sun to sit watching the bathers & others relaxing just below.

Wi-fi worked well, as did the aircon & everything else

Parking less than 100 m away no problem

We can definitely recommend this let to one & all, & will definitely be going back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

parfait !

  • 5 of 5

vue paradisiaque, appartement impeccable, super séjour sur la plus belle baie de l'île.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Xlendi is fantastique!
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5

Great stay in Xlendi

  • 5 of 5

This is a great location overlooking Xlendi bay, this apartment has everything you need to accommodate families with children or fit senior couples looking for a relaxing holiday. Although it is situated on the 4th floor, there is a lift installed. There are plenty of fine dinning places less than five minute walk from the apartment, or, if you wish to eat in, the apartment is fully equipped with everything you need. This apartment is a very clean with a strict NO Smoking policy. We really enjoyed our stay and you will find that Laura and Alfred are extremely helpful .

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

l'hiver à Gozo

  • 5 of 5

Un petit séjour de 5 jours, pour le carnaval. Une vue fantastique et s'endormir au son des vagues..Très calme en cette saison, mais pas mal de restos ouverts.

Appart très propre et fonctionnel, bien situé pour découvrir Gozo. Accueil à l'aéroport, tout est fait pour faciliter le séjour, et un petit dej. dans le frigo en signe de bienvenue. Une vrai envie d'y revenir !!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Une échappée belle!
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Location

From the Owner

The location of this property is truly unique! All guests leave very good reviews.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Malta International Airport at 30 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Mgarr at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 30 Metres Nearest Beach : at 15 Metres Car: not necessary

Xlendi Bay is an old fishing village only 10 minutes away from the Capital city of Gozo, Victoria. It is surrounded by beautiful countryside along valleys and hills on the one hand and impressive cliffs over the clear blue Mediterranean sea on the other. The walks are truly enjoyable for nature lovers who can observe a wild variety of fauna and bird life while savouring the quiet and peaceful surroundings of Gozo's pristine valleys. At the capital you can visit the old Citadel dating back to the times of the Knights in the 16th century. On the outskirts there are the impressive archaeological Ggantija temple dating back around 5,000 years and still standing. You can also visit the Azure Window in Dwejra bay and take a boat ride to see the beautiful orange coral in crystal clear sea.

Other Activities: Xlendi is a very popular diving spot both for beginners and advanced divers

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
23 Nov 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
£154
for 4 nights
From
£42
Sat,Sun
£245
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
 
Xmas
16 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£202
for 4 nights
From
£59
Fri,Sat,Sun
£329
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
6 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£207
for 4 nights
From
£63
Fri,Sat,Sun
£337
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid Season
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£275
for 4 nights
From
£84
Fri,Sat,Sun
£456
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
£489
for 5 nights
From
£118
Fri,Sat,Sun
£624
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid Season
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£289
for 4 nights
From
£93
Fri,Sat,Sun
£481
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
1 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£178
for 4 nights
From
£55
Fri,Sat,Sun
£287
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
 
Xmas
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£241
for 4 nights
From
£72
Fri,Sat,Sun
£397
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning & Stay Tax £34

Baby Cot available at no extra charge, if required. Free welcome pack included (fresh bread, bottled water, milk, tea, coffee etc).
We reserve the right to decline any booking request.

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Facilities

From the Owner

Terrace on high ground overlooking the bay.

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Lift
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Television

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • village
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • bay
  • churches
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Floor Area

  • 80 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, Double bed sofa
  • The bedrooms are well furnished in solid pine and complete with all furnishings and linen, pillows and blankets. Each bedroom has a 3-speed ceiling fan and, the main bedroom has an airconditioner for cooling or heating. The bedrooms have large wardrobes.

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Arrivals at 16.00 and departures at 10.00

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