Last Updated December 16, 2021 12/16/2021

Top 10 Villas in Malta for a Mediterranean Escape

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Malta is a fascinating destination and one the best places to experience the Mediterranean. This tiny archipelago is a land of mighty fortresses, old watchtowers, pristine beaches, scenic cliffs, impressive pre-historic sites, mouthwatering cuisine and welcoming people. It is an excellent holiday destination where everything is accessible and close, be it beaches, towns or restaurants. And did we mention that it’s also stunningly beautiful? Malta proudly represents all the pleasantries the Mediterranean Sea region is famous for and is one of Europe’s warmest spots with almost perpetual sunshine. To make the most of this wonderful Southern European island country you need great accommodation. So here are the best villas in Malta for a superb visiting experience.

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Dar Guz Holiday Home - L-Għarb
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Dar Guz Holiday Home - L-Għarb

Dar Guz Holiday Home - L-Għarb

Dar Guz can easily be on a postcard depicting a perfect villa, with the swimming pool surrounded by palm and olive trees. The stone house is grandiose yet homey, making for the ideal Instagram post. The stunning Maltese surroundings top it all off, with the sun always shining and the warm sea breeze. You can book it for your own dreamy holiday in Gozo, one of the most underrated destinations in the Mediterranean. Two floors with four bedrooms can be a comfortable home for nine people. A pretty rustic chic kitchen will be a delight to spend time in. The villa is located in Gharb village that has cozy coffee shops and restaurants. Just nearby is the popular Inland Sea dive site as well as the magnificent Flo Azure Window.

Family Villa with Pool and Views - Mellieħa
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Family Villa with Pool and Views - Mellieħa

Family Villa with Pool and Views - Mellieħa

Located in the Santa Maria Estate of Mellieħa village, this grandiose villa is one of the best in Malta. Its mini-spa facility features an amazing heated outdoor swimming pool, indoor pool, as well as a jacuzzi with a sauna. Four bedrooms, can easily accommodate up to 10 people and spacious interiors will bring extra comfort to your stay. You will have pretty views over the picturesque hilly terrain of Northern Malta from every part of the property. It is perfect for group and family vacations offering a solid privacy and premium accommodation experience. While being a tourist resort, Mellieħa is among the most authentic places to visit in Malta. Għadira Bay nearby is an excellent sandy beach to lounge under the sun and the Old Town of Mellieħa boasts scenic churches and historic palaces.

Villa Watersedge - Beachfront Villa with Private Pool - Marsaskala
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Villa Watersedge - Beachfront Villa with Private Pool - Marsaskala

Villa Watersedge - Beachfront Villa with Private Pool - Marsaskala

It’s always great to have the sea right at your doorstep. If it’s a superb villa with six bedrooms and a large private swimming pool, it’s even better. Start your days with stunning sunrises over the Mediterranean Sea enjoyed from a sunbed with orange juice in hand. Sunsets will be equally magnificent, the dinner can be served on your spacious terrace. Inside the villa you find nicely designed rounded interiors, there’s a fully equipped kitchen, a pool table and plenty of space for up to 14 guests. Walk outside and you’ll find vibrant St. Thomas Bay beach at your doorstep. Be sure to explore the natural wonders of the South-Eastern coast of Malta such as Xrobb l-Għaġin protected reserve, beautiful Il-Ħofra ż-Żgħira bay and Ta Kalanka sea cave.

Casetta Menzja Holiday Home - Sannat
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Casetta Menzja Holiday Home - Sannat

Casetta Menzja Holiday Home - Sannat

Those looking for some tranquility will be pleased with what Casetta Menzja has to offer. A fantastic villa in Gozo, it gives you a chance to have a charming countryside stay in style. An open floor-plan provides lots of space and a private swimming pool guarantees relaxation. There is a fully equipped kitchen, pretty outdoor spaces full of greenery and a wood-burning stove keeping you warm when it’s not summer. Guests loved the cleanliness of the property, convenient setting and comfort. The real draw is a location. The villa is within walking distance of Gozo’s most beautiful sights such as marvelous high Ta’ Ċenċ Cliffs and the archeological area of Sannat.

Gawhra The Holiday Home
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Gawhra The Holiday Home

Gawhra The Holiday Home

Get yourself an authentic Malta villa experience by booking this exceptional property. The old limestone farmhouse was turned into a luxurious accommodation. You will dine under the centuries-old arches, enjoy the combination of the antiquated stonework with modern design touches and profit from a great location in the heart of the Xagħra village. Interiors are elegant and bright, there are two floors and the property can accommodate up to six people. It will be ideal both for a laid-back family trip to Gozo and a romantic getaway. And how beautiful is the tiled fully equipped kitchen? While there it’s a must to pay a visit to UNESCO-protected Ġgantija megalithic temples that are considered to be one of the wonders of the prehistoric times and are older than the pyramids in Egypt.

300y/o Gozo Villa with 2 Pools + Incredible Garden - Ir-Rabat Għawdex
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300y/o Gozo Villa with 2 Pools + Incredible Garden - Ir-Rabat Għawdex

300y/o Gozo Villa with 2 Pools + Incredible Garden - Ir-Rabat Għawdex

History meets luxury at this sumptuous Gozo villa. Conveniently located in the island’s capital city of Victoria, it is an impressive property that surprises with a number of relaxation amenities it has prepared for the guests. For starters, it is an actual 300 years old farmhouse that has been renovated to the modern-day accommodation needs. You can see the gracious age in the fantastic garden with a small fountain, the arched ceilings, the abundance of wind-washed limestone. The modernity is represented by slick designs, a private swimming pool, 4K Smart TV and a fully equipped kitchen. And nothing screams party better than an air-hockey table, something you rarely find in villas. This property is chic, is fun and is definitely one of the best choices in Gozo. And if you get hungry, the capital Victoria will be proud to host you in great local restaurants serving traditional meals.

Ta' Mika Secret Place - Ix-Xagħra
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Ta' Mika Secret Place - Ix-Xagħra

Ta' Mika Secret Place - Ix-Xagħra

Gozo is great for a “get away from it all” type of holiday. The quiet surroundings, tiny measurements and pure Mediterranean beauty make this the right pick. And Ta’ Mika is the villa you’re looking for. Located on the edges of Xaghra between the valley and the sea, this property offers a welcoming refuge. Your leisure is taken seriously here, there’s a fantastic swimming pool with scenic views and a lush garden boasting sea vistas. Guests enjoyed the secluded location with the privacy it entails, the amenities and the stylish decor of the villa. As Gozo is small, you can easily hike from one place to another profiting from the pleasant climate and the charming surroundings. If you’d like some quality beach time, check out amazing red-sand Ramla Beach.

Wonderful Bay View Property - Valetta
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Wonderful Bay View Property - Valetta

Wonderful Bay View Property - Valetta

European Union’s smallest capital city Valetta’s understanding of a villa may be a little bit tinier than one might imagine. This property doesn’t have grandiose dimensions or a private swimming pool. Yet, it’s a full residential house that you can book and it features one of the most stunning vistas of Malta’s capital. Mighty Valetta fortifications and a labyrinth of old streets and limestone-heavy houses will be the best accompaniment for your mornings and sunsets. Add an aesthetically pleasing interior design, a spacious rooftop terrace, a beautiful kitchen with tiles and you’re getting one of the prime vacation rentals in Valetta.

La Torre Tower Il Birgu - Panoramic Views
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La Torre Tower Il Birgu - Panoramic Views

La Torre Tower Il Birgu - Panoramic Views

You can book a full-fledged old tower near Valetta. This Il Birgu-located property has three floors accessible by an elevator and offers a villa-like experience right in the very heart of the oldest part of town. The rooftop terrace has an unparalleled vista of the harbor and you can spend hours here just watching the boats and luxury yachts sail by. The property can accommodate up to eight guests and there are four bedrooms with city and sea views. Il Birgu and the nearby walled cities are Senglea and Valetta apart of being sights-packed offer you a great variety of food options. Get acquainted with the local cuisine trying Kawlata (vegetable soup with pork and cabbage), Stuffatt Tal-Fenek (Malta’s favorite rabbit stew dish), Timpana (a pasta pie with minced meat) and Kannoli (sweet pastry with ricotta inside).

Villa Soldanis 6 Bedrooms - Ix-Xagħra
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Villa Soldanis 6 Bedrooms - Ix-Xagħra

Villa Soldanis 6 Bedrooms - Ix-Xagħra

Renting Villa Soldanis feels like getting a key from a micro-resort only for you. It is a beautifully renovated old farmhouse that stands in a valley overlooking the Mediterranean blue. An excellent terrace has a swimming pool with a jacuzzi, plenty of sunbeds and cozy outdoor dining facilities. Six bedrooms are perfect to host a mini celebration, birthday party, wedding or simply a group of families and friends. One thing is for sure, you’ll have lots of space here, inside and outside. A secluded location gives the necessary privacy as well as a chance to calmly observe the marvelous Ghajn Barrani Bay. For some action, you can always go to the nearby tourist resort town of Marsalforn with many beaches, bars, clubs and restaurants.

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