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From Golden Bay, it's only 10 miles east to the city centre of Valletta.
Plan a day trip to Mgarr, 2 miles to the southeast of Golden Bay. It's home to a nice selection of tourist hotspots. St. Paul's Cathedral and Golden Sands Beach are among the best choices. If you have some extra time on your hands, stop by Mellieha Bay.
Spend the day relaxing and taking in the views at a local beach. St George's Beach, 8 miles to the east, and Bugibba Beach, 5 miles to the east, are two great picks.
To reconnect with the sights and sounds of nature, make your way to Blue Lagoon, located 5 miles away from Golden Bay. Another option is Blue Grotto, 10 miles away.
Be sure to stop at Gnejna Bay and the Popeye Village Malta.
Head out to Mellieha to visit Roman Villa and Collegiate Church of St. Paul's Shipwreck. It's approximately 2 miles from Golden Bay, and well worth the trip. Mnajdra Megalithic Temples and Bugibba Square are some more sights. These are 4 miles out of Golden Bay, in Rabat.
To get to Mediterraneo Marine Park, Mellieha Church and Selmun Palace, you need to travel east from Golden Bay for 4 miles to St. Paul's Bay. If you still have time left, also drop in at St Paul's Island and Malta National Aquarium.
The traditional food here has its own aromas and flavors, so make sure you delve into the area's menus.
To discover the real essence of the region, make sure to taste popular local ingredients like garlic and pasta.
Dine like the local people do by ordering minestra (vegetable soup) and timpana (baked pasta).
Taste some qubbajit (nougat) for a dreamy end to your meal. This divine dessert is perfect for sweet tooths.
Gather your friends and order a few cold ones at the closest bar. Don't bother with the drinks list. If beer is what you're after, Skol is what you need!
Savvy travellers will tell you that one of the best ways to make the most out of any journey is to practice at least a few handy phrases in the native tongue. Kemm jiswa? is the Maltese way to say how much is this. You should also try pronouncing Il-gurnata t-tajba (have a nice day).
Being here on the 21st of September means you can enjoy a front-row seat for Independence Day.
At the end of your vacation in Golden Bay, pack up your bags, spend your remaining European euros on last-minute souvenirs and say a heartfelt Ara inti aktar tard to this special part of the world.
When it's time to hit the tarmac, be advised that Malta International Airport (MLA) is about 11 miles to the southeast.
The Expedia Golden Bay hotels guide features 65 luxurious and more affordable hotel and apartment listings, so it should be easy finding a great place in this highly popular destination.
Visitors looking to book hotels and apartments at the luxury end of the scale won't be disappointed, Golden Bay features some upmarket hotels, including the The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux, at Misrah il-kunsill, and the Hotel Ta' Cenc & Spa, at Cenc Street. If those don't grab you, be sure to check out the Wardija Hilltop Village, at Ballut Road, and the Il Girna Residence, at 5 Skerla Street, two of the cheaper options in town.
Nestled on the beach, this Mellieha resort is just steps away from Golden Bay and Golden Sands Beach. Gnejna Bay and Popeye Village Malta are also within 3 miles (5 km).
Located in Floriana, this beachfront hotel is in the city centre and within 1 mi (2 km) of Grand Harbour, Mediterranean Conference Centre and Fort St. Elmo. Sliema Ferry and Royal Opera House are also within 15 minutes.
Located in St. Julian's, this beachfront resort is in the city centre and within a 15-minute walk of St George's Beach and Paceville. Spinola Bay and Balluta Bay are also within 1 mile (2 km).
This family-friendly St. Julian's hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Spinola Bay, St George's Beach and Paceville. Mediterranean Conference Centre is 3.1 mi (5 km) away.
This family-friendly Qawra hotel is located on the waterfront, within a 10-minute walk of Malta National Aquarium and Bugibba Beach. Birdpark Malta is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) away.
Offering direct access to the beach, this St. Julian's hotel is in the city centre and within a 10-minute walk of St George's Beach and Paceville. Spinola Bay and Dragonara Casino are also within 15 minutes.
This family-friendly Mellieha hotel is located by the sea, within 1 mi (2 km) of Mellieha Church and Mellieha Bay. Golden Sands Beach is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) away.
Nestled on the beach, this Mellieha hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Cirkewwa Ferry Terminal and 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Mellieha Bay. Armier Bay Beach and Gozo are also within 3 miles (5 km).