How to Spend 3 Days in Malta
Steeped in ancient history and culture, sunlit limestone, and crystal-clear seas, The Maltese Islands are a tale of sun, sea, and stone. An excellent M.I.C.E. infrastructure, convenient location, extensive choice of venues, competitive prices, quality service, and a sunny Mediterranean climate make Malta a top destination choice for meetings and incentives. Discover the best destination experiences and plan the perfect 3 days in Malta for your next incentive.
Morning – discover Malta’s hidden gem
Just 10 minutes from the airport lies a hidden gem of Malta, known as ‘The Three Cities’. Surrounded by ancient fortifications and fabulous views of the Grand Harbour and the capital Valletta, the three seaside towns offer the perfect welcome to The Maltese Islands. First, explore a fascinating open-air museum, while cruising around in GPS-guided and eco-friendly vehicles. The selfie feature is great fun and commentary in the language of your choice is available. Following a typical Mediterranean lunch at the water’s edge, cruise through the Grand Harbour on small traditional water taxis to the nearby capital of Valletta.
Afternoon – explore Valletta with all your senses
Valletta has been a maritime hub for centuries and the essence of baroque pride. The fortified city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and European Capital of Culture. ‘Valletta 5 Senses’ takes you on a journey to tucked away backstreets, colorful places, and foodie delights. Furthermore, interact with local artists and charming characters to discover this unique city with all your senses.
Evening – experience Medieval Mdina
Lastly, in the evening colorful vintage buses take you to the Medieval city of Mdina. Upon arrival, a Knight’s Entourage accompanies you through the winding, cobbled streets with old lamps, that shine on stunning architecture and noble palaces from many eras past. With stunning views across the island, a cocktail reception is served on the ancient bastions. Then enjoy an exquisite dinner at the Relais et Châteaux, Michelin-starred restaurant de Mondion, or at the heritage site Vilhena Palace, a stunning courtyard at the entrance of the city.
Morning – discover the island of Gozo
3 Days in Malta continues with a trip to Gozo. Discover a tranquil, almost mythical island with deep valleys, rugged cliffs, and crystal-clear seas. The island is steeped in culture and long family traditions, making it a truly unique and amazing island to discover.
Upon leaving the hotel pontoon a day of adrenaline-packed activities awaits. Passing by tucked-away coves, caves, and beaches high-speed powerboats arrive on the island of Gozo in just 30 minutes. Colourful and new self-drive cars will take you on a picturesque discovery of the island. Drive to remote locations, where various activities are offered – zipline across the sea, abseil down a steep cliff, and freefall over the Med. Discover the many caves of Gozo with snorkelling activities, kayaks, and SUPs. Finally, enjoy an exclusive picnic in nature with the typical culinary delights of the island.
Afternoon – the crystal clear seas of Comino
Afterward, on the way back to Malta ‘Bubbly Bond’ waiters descend from the cliffs of Comino, offering surprise champagne on board the boats. A refreshing jump into the crystal-clear seas of the Blue Lagoon is the perfect ending to an island-hopping adventure.
Evening – exclusive wine pairing dinner at Ta’ Betta Wine Estate
The winery offers stunning countryside views and is situated in a luxuriously designed farmhouse, surrounded by 15,000 vines and varied indigenous flora. The resident sommelier will welcome you to the estate and conduct an artisanal wine tasting, followed by a sumptuous wine pairing dinner.
Tip: The past American and British heritage of The Maltese Islands has left behind a unique fleet of classic vintage limos, offering special evening transfers.
Morning – escape into nature
Past the magnificent harbours and architectural monuments, the west coast of Malta is home to steep cliffs, picturesque beaches, lemon and olive groves, and scattered farmhouses. Popular for sea-related activities, hiking, biking, and climbing the area offers a perfect escape into nature. In the small village of Dingli, an enthusiastic family of local farmers welcomes you to their kitchen. Learn to prepare the iconic Maltese ‘Ftira’ (a local specialty, similar to a pizza). Enjoy a homemade farewell lunch and a perfect ending to three memorable days spent on The Maltese Islands.
Accommodation in Malta
Valletta offers refined accommodations in its many stylish boutique hotels. Or stay in the 5-star luxury property Phoenicia Malta with 132 rooms and suites. Recent openings include the Embassy Valletta Hotel, a fabulous 4-star property in the heart of the city with accommodation for up to 80 persons.
The nearby seaside town of St. Julian’s offers resort accommodations with popular brands along the coast. Recent hotel openings in St. Julian’s include the Hyatt Regency Malta and the Malta Marriott Hotel & Spa.
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