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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We were there in late August. Most of the free parking spots were occupied, however next to the shore on the left, there is a paying parking available (only1.5 Eur). There are few bars/restaurants, lifeguards, umbrellas and chaise lounges rentals.both sand and sea are clean,...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed July 4, 2018

The sand on this beach is fine but more of the dirty variety and disliked by most Gozotans because of its difficulty to get out of your clothes and feet. There is also no opportunity for shade. It is near the Calypso cave which is...More

2  Thank flaneur40
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ramala Bay cannot be beaten, we loved our days on this beach. We snorkelled, swam, sunbathed and played in the waves! We always ended the day with a delicious ice cream. It’s a must see/do activity for all ages! If you have your own vehicle...More

Thank Juliette J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice beach with a pebble sea bottom. Nice place to fly a kite or play beach volleyball. Small cafe and toilets with showering the beach. Easy parking

Thank kalleviken
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ramla Bay has some interesting anecdotes. The statue in the bay has controversy as Joan Collins wanted to pose nude there and there was a housing villa estate that was finally abandoned due to pressure from the community. A good spot to take photos or...More

Thank stephnea2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not like the proffessional pictures at all. Course red sand beach split into two by a 'stream' running from somewhere...... The sea appeared to shelve quite steeply and the Lifeguard wasn't on duty, but it was towards the end of the season. There is a...More

Thank HelenS3957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The colour of the sand is unique in the Maltese Islands, the landscape is beautiful with protected sand dunes, hills, a valley and caves. One can park close by the beach. There is also an establishment wherecone can have a drink or a snack. Highly...More

Thank maureen1216
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for the day after taking the maltasightseeing bus from gozo port Beautiful beach,lovely dark red sand,very rocky in places in the sea,id take rock shoes,but also soft sand in places too,the bar/resturant serve good food and are very fast.hopped on the last...More

Thank DannyC1149
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Really sad that i couldn't find one square foot of this beach that wasn't contaminated with plastic fragments or cigarette butts.

Thank GibsonsFruGal
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Really nice beach with smooth golden sands Recommend as a must if visiting Gizo. Not too busy off season in October. Beautiful clear waters for swimming and lots of walks nearby.

Thank WelshLorna
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Beach was fairly busy, but not too crowded considering it was a nice day. Couple of ice cream vendors and a cafe, which was nice as didn't feel too touristy. Water a beautiful blue colour, and the sand an intense orange. Would recommend walking up...More

Thank Checkdots
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed walking in this beach and also on the trails from the beach that lead you up the hills around the bay. This is a beach with no real developments around it making it a nice change from marsalforn and xlendi.

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sue D
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Yes , it is like that. It was used to stop the enemy. There are a few different defense institution on the island to protect from invade conquerors in the past.
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