Xlendi Watersports
Xlendi Watersports
4.5
Boat ToursWaterskiing & JetskiingStand Up PaddleboardingKayaking & Canoeing
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
About
Xlendi Water Sports offers a vast selection of services: (self-driven boats, private charter boats, short organized boat trips to Xlendi’s coral caves and the Fungus rock, historical watch towers and also fishing trips). We also offer a good selection of water sports equipment such as: (jet skis, double and single kayaks, sup’s (stand up paddle boards), rowing boats, Paddle boats with slide, crazy sofa rides, wakeboarding and water skiing) They also offer other services like: (half or full day trips around Comino (Blue Lagoon) and around Gozo are also organized daily. All our services can be booked also at the canoe stand on the right hand side of Xlendi bay. We will try to do our very best to give an unforgettable time and to make your holiday one of the ever best yet. That’s our promise to our clients. Xlendi water sports invites you to meet their awesome family and staff and also to stick around for a while in there chill and relaxing environment in Xlendi. Regards, Louis.
Xlendi, Malta

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Travelers' Choice
2023

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Alex R
Manchester, UK73 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2020 • Couples
I love pottering round on boats, so when we booked to stay for three nights in Xlendi Bay on the island of Gozo whilst visiting Malta, I was pleased to see a boat rental place right on the quayside.

I enquired and found there were several motorboats I could hire and self drive without needing a licence and so we choose a nice, new, 100HP engined speedboat and booked it for a full day (8 hours).

We collected the boat at 9am from the owner, Louis, and got a full control and safety briefing from a couple of his team who also loaded our bags and picnic onto the boat and provided a cool box with ice to keep our drinks cold. When we reserved the boat the night before, I paid a deposit of €30 and Louis just told me pay the balance, plus fuel costs, after we returned from the trip.

We then set off towards the Blue Lagoon which should be about 20 minutes easy sailing from Xlendi. Unfortunately, as soon as we exited the very calm and protected Xlendi Bay, we realised that the weather was quite windy and the waves were therefore very high and rough! 😩 We were only able to travel slowly so as not to crash through the waves too hard and it therefore took nearly an hour of very slow and uncomfortable traveling to get there. By the time we arrived both my girlfriend and I were feeling quite seasick 🤢

However, once in the calm of the protected Blue Lagoon we quickly recovered and spent a fantastic day swimming and snorkeling in the stunning clear water, and fed loads of fish with the picnic that neither of us could face eating 😂. It was so great to have our own boat to experience this lovely place that we stayed longer than originally intended, and also because neither of us fancied sailing any more than needed given the rough seas.

We eventually headed directly back and got back to Xlendi about 3:30pm. Much to our surprise, Louis only charged me for 6 hours instead of the expected 8 hours I'd booked for. And even better, he gave me a €10 discount because of the weather - very unexpected and generous 😊

So the boat and the service are exceptional. Having your own boat in Blue Lagoon is amazing and highly recommended. Just make sure that the weather forecast is good, or that you have strong stomachs before you hire your own boat!
Written October 11, 2020
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Bestfamily3
Malta63 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020 • Family
Booked two activities through these guys. Friendly and engaging from the get go, I thought €70 for two on a jet ski for 30 mins was reasonable and my husband and teen had a great time. Good clear explanation of the dos and don'ts and they were away.

Second we hired a boat to take us around Gozo and stopping at different places to swim and snorkel......fantastic 4 .5 hours. Wonderful skipper who gave us a fantastic commentary of the different spots and history and significance.....also found us some wonderful places to swim. Would highly recommend these guys. Organized, friendly and reasonably priced.
Written July 12, 2020
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Ian B
31 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 • Couples
Louis, Maria, family and team are a great business who over the years have always looked after us when we have hired boats, jet skis etc etc. This year was no exception. If you want to experience water sports on gozo I would highly recommend xlendi water sports.
Written August 24, 2021
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123adey
Leigh-on Sea, UK36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 • Couples
Fantastic experience from Louis and colleagues, they were very professional…. Simple Boat to drive , we managed a swim in the Blue Lagoon at Comino, followed by Lunch on board and then we sailed the entire Island of Gozo back to Xlendi … The boats are immaculate and very Modern and come fully loaded with USB sockets , cold box etc , my niece hired a similar boat but unfortunately after an hour became unwell.. and when they came back early Louis refunded the unused hire time no quibble… that’s how to treat Customers… !!
Very well done Louis and co …. Looking forward to using your services again …!!…
Written August 2, 2021
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Georgie C
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2021 • Couples
We booked online and payed a small deposit. The guys who run the company clearly love their job and this was reciprocated through their service and knowledge - both of the boats and the must-sees around the islands. It was a perfect day at sea and so worth the very reasonable price. Put it this way, waves come and go but this bad boy of a company is here to stay and ride out those choppy waves. They even threw in a cooler box so you can chill your cured meats and the medicine you may need throughout your day. Highly recommend to any salty sea dogs and aspiring pirates!
Written September 4, 2021
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Matthew C
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
Amazing boat. Well planned trip. The driver Noel went above and beyond to look after us. We travelled around Comino and a few other nice coves around Gozo. We were supplied with cool box to keep our drinks cold. Noel really made the effort to make us feel comfortable and even let the teens drive the boat. We took nine 16 -19 year olds and they all said it was the best day of their holiday!
If you book a boat make sure you ask for Noel!
Written July 25, 2023
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aless
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Couples
We rented boat number 4 for 6 hours. The team at xlendi watersports were all very friendly and helpful.
The process of renting the boat and returning it was very easy and seamless.
Also the boat was to a very high spec compared to other companies we looked at. The boat was exactly as shown in photos on their website.
Highly recommend using xlendi watersports to rent a boat and go see the blue lagoon!
Written July 21, 2022
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Angharad M
Swansea, UK2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2021
Xlendi is an absolutely beautiful part of Gozo, and the best way to see the dramatic scenery up close is definitely out on the water. We didn't book online, just turned up on the day, and were able to rent out two kayaks at the amazing price of 5 euros per kayak for an hour. The men working at the stand couldn't do enough for us, offering to store our bags and hang up our towels to dry while we were out at sea. They also directed us towards a cave that we could explore while kayaking. Xlendi is beautiful and we had a lovely afternoon - can't recommend enough!
Written September 29, 2021
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1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Couples
Hired Boat 5, originally for 3 hours but were able to extend the duration to 6 hours during the hire as we were having such a great time. The sea conditions were perfect and we traveled round the whole of Gozo and Comino. We anchored at Ramla bay for a swim and rest. Highly recommend.
Written June 15, 2022
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London, UK3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Friends
Xlendi watersports provided fantastic customer service. I got in touch from the UK before our holiday to ask questions and book 2 boats and they were quick to respond (email) and keen to help to find the best solution for the 9 of us. The boat hire was excellent, the attention to detail was impressive, they cleaned the boats extensively, goggles and masks were cleaned in disinfectant, and they provided ice boxes with ice!.
We also took out 3 jet skis on a different dayand got the same high level of service.
Strongly reccomend you go and chat to Chris and the team on the beach-they will look after you.
Ps I don't normally write reviews!
Written August 7, 2022
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