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Picturesque bay with plenty of restaurants and life to watch

Char Qawqla Bay is a very picturesque bay in one of the busiest coastal spots on the island. It is... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2017
Alnwick, United Kingdom
Nice scenary

In the shoulder months and winter months good for walks but not during the hectic summer months.It... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2016
John Z
Rabat, Malta
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Sep 2, 2018
“Memories of the Past”
Aug 4, 2018
“Few peeping toms!”
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Qawqla Bay, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Visiting Ghar Qawqla reminds me of my younger days. I used to be there everyday. Although its not the same since the weather did her part in the winters, it is still one of the most clean places to swim in Marsalforn.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

Swimming at Marsalforn, island of Gozo, Republic of Malta is a relaxing, no bother experience. Only if you do it in the bay, be sure that there are peeping toms either from the largish hotel, holiday apartments or summer flats. So just take the side...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

It is a great place for everybody who is looking for anything else than a normal beach. I would definitely recommend it.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2017

Char Qawqla Bay is a very picturesque bay in one of the busiest coastal spots on the island. It is lovely in all seasons, ranging from the tranquil seas and blue skies of summer through to the roaring waves splashing on to the promenade in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 28, 2017

This is a lovely bay to visit with amazing views and a lot of restaurants to choose from. There are nice places to walk around. It's worth a night visit as it is all lit up and looks beautiful looking back - the view is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 5, 2017

This is a beautiful spot! Definitely worth going for a long walk along the water to explore the area.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

I love Marsalforn . It is a typical little seaside town with bars and restaurants and noise and ice cream and crystal clear sea and sunshine.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 16, 2016

Although this beach is very popular,when rough,the is quite dangerous.A few people have drowned Take care

Date of experience: July 2016
5  Thank marvicpeters
Reviewed January 8, 2016

In the shoulder months and winter months good for walks but not during the hectic summer months.It shows another side of the Gozitan environment.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank John Z
Reviewed September 12, 2015

If you love peace and quiet, love diving or just jumping into the blue sea go there. There is also a parasol and sunbed service at a reasonable charge and a van selling drinks, food and ice cream. So all in all you're covered

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank Mark M
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Renee W
January 16, 2016|
Response from Fezza_Boy | Reviewed this property |
its pretty much the same except for sun loungers for hire and a burger van.
Renee W
January 16, 2016|
Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
Ahhh that can be a bit difficult as there is really only 1 block of apartments close to this place and as far as I know the apartments are privately owned. Otherwise the area is unspoilt. My advice is to stay in... More