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“Local bay, away from the masses”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Gnejna Bay

Gnejna Bay
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$62.17*
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Round Malta Cruise Full Day Tour
Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Mgarr
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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“Local bay, away from the masses”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2010

Gnejna Bay is one normally used only by the locals as it is hidden away by the village of Mgarr.

The beach itself is golden sanded with beautiful crystal clear waters and you can hire canoes there if you feel the urge to go and do some water sports; don't expect the amenities that you will get on the more tourist orientated beaches though

Down one side are what the Maltese term as "garages", these are small buildings that people use when they are at the beach when they need shade/cooking/resting etc. and you will find lots of locals around this side of the beach.

This is a great place to come and get away from the crowds and in the evening you will always find people having a barbecue here as well as couples sitting in the sand watching the sunset.

If you are a film buff, the scene from Troy where Brad Pitt is sparring with his cousin in some ruins was filmed here, and the beaching scene from his boat was filmed in teh next bay over.

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“sun sea n lots of it”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2006

Just got back from 3 weeks holiday in malta it was wonderful, how can anyone hate Malta? we spent most if the time sunbathing on a little beach we found by accident called Gnejna it is sandy and the sun is hot, water is blue and warm. the only thing is you need a car to get there as its at the bottom of a very steep hill but worth the trip Its more or less next door to Golden bay which is always too crowded to get on since the building of the of the hotel that has taken most off the beach for its residents we will certainly be going back next year to Malta 7th time now its my second home.

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