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Imġiebaħ Bay

Imġiebaħ Bay: Our most recommended tours and activities

St Paul's Bay: Blue Lagoon, Beaches & Bays Trip by Catamaran

1. St Paul's Bay: Blue Lagoon, Beaches & Bays Trip by Catamaran

After boarding the catamaran, the first stop will be the Blue Lagoon. The boat will drop anchor away from the crowds, so you can experience the famous turquoise water in peace. During this stop, you can enjoy an optional barbecue. The stops after the Blue Lagoon will depend on the weather. It might be possible to head to the Crystal Lagoon, surrounded by steep dramatic cliffs. Its crystal clear waters are much deeper than the Blue Lagoon, making the area fantastic for snorkeling and swimming in and around the caves. If there is an easterly wind, it’s likely that you’ll visit Ghajn Tuffieha. This is a beautiful rural area, home to a chain of pristine sandy beaches called Golden Bay, Riviera Beach, and Gnejna Bay. On the way back from Ghajn Tuffieha, an additional stop will be made to discover the film set of Popeye’s Village, tucked away in a charming bay. Other stops that might be made are Mellieha Bay, Ramla Bay, Imgiebah Bay, or Half Rock. All of these locations are great for snorkeling and swimming. Back on the boat, listen to dance music, and buy cocktails at the bar. If you have selected the afternoon option, relax and watch the sunset on the horizon. After a wonderful day at sea, begin the journey back to Bugibba.

St. Paul's Bay: Coast, Coves, and Caves Boating Tour

2. St. Paul's Bay: Coast, Coves, and Caves Boating Tour

Within minutes of departing, discover the picturesque fishing village of Xemxija and the white sandy beach of Mistra Bay. Following that, pass by St. Paul’s Island, where the apostle who brought Christianity to Europe was ship wrecked. As you head up the coast, discover the wild rugged coastline of the northern coast, with its many beautiful bays, cliffs, coves, and caves. Your first 15-minute swimming break is to the secluded Imgiebah Bay, which has managed to keep its wild beauty thanks to its inaccessibility. As you continue along the coast, pass by Malta’s biggest sandy beach: Mellieha Bay. The next stop is another hidden hard-to-access gem: the Coral Lagoon. This area is a naturally formed roofless cave with crystal clear turquoise waters. Following the lagoon, head to the Island of Comino where you stop at the Santa Maria Caves, known locally as the Pirate Caves. This is a fascinating cave system consisting of gulleys, caverns, tunnels, and caves. The area is well known as a snorkelers paradise in which you can expect to be mobbed by banded sea bream.

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What people are saying about Imġiebaħ Bay

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 1,164 reviews

The catamaran is beautiful and spacious To get the best seats you have to come a little early The food is excellent and for those who are concerned the meat is halal The music is neither too loud nor headache Everything is well done and the choice of the playlist is very trendy very dip chic The staff is super friendly and the excursion is worth it when the boat stops go visit quickly it's worth it

The activity was beyond my expectations. The value for money is exceptional. The places where we stopped were all more beautiful than each other. The possibility of snorkelling for free is a real plus. I recommend with eyes closed!

Everything has been great... Good background music, the food was barbecue and it was quite good, we had an unforgettable day. Highly recommended.

great Trip, lovely Barbecue and friendly stuff! Ist's absolutely worth it!

Fantastic trip, perfectly organised, beautiful places!