Mellieha offers fine beaches and a rich blend of nature. The Mediterranean climate provides hours of sunshine perfect for beach holidays and exploring the surrounding countryside. Outstanding to Mellieha is the spectacular views to be had and the rich array of protected wildlife all discovered from many of the walking trails and vantage points. If an energetic holiday is not your thing, then concentrate on the coastal areas for there are many water sport options and chances to spend the day sunbathing on golden sands alongside many bars and eateries.
You're in a great location for cafes, shops, restaurants and architectural sights. A traditional Maltese atmosphere can be found around Mellieha with local farmers dotted in the countryside providing fresh produce to many of the resorts and maintaining the plentiful rural charm. Mellieha is a relaxed style of holiday but sits only 30 minutes away from Mdina, the former capital of Malta, where a rich heritage survives by way of the impressive ancient buildings. Easy day trips to neighbouring islands Gozo and Comino are further attractions that can be enjoyed along with the delights of Mellieha.
Combine the main attraction of Mellieha, it's gorgeous sandy beach, with a whole host of other options to suit all the family. Spend the day lazing under the warm sun whilst other members of the party head off to sample the variety of water sports. Catch up over a drink and a bite to eat at one the several cafes and restaurants before strolling in to the town and browsing the souvenir shops all overlooked by the majestic 19th century baroque church.
Hill-trekking and nature walking are also great pastimes in Mellieha for the rich countryside is filled with flora and fauna. Wonderful vistas make fantastic camera shots to take back home and the sun sets are a sight to behold. Mellieha is also ideally situated to allow an easy trip to the neighbouring islands of Gozo or Comino, or to the nearby resorts of Sliema and St Julian's.