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IN A NUTSHELL

Visit Malta with Kids

Malta is small, making it easy to fit in multiple activities in a day. Whilst the island is known for sunshine, winter and autumn holidays are also a nice change of scene on the island. Visit Malta with your kids for a cultural experience.

Safety

80%

Cleanliness

60%

Child Friendly

80%
LOCATION

Where should a family stay?

St Julian’s/Sliema area

Close to all amenities, close to the sea, easy access to the rest of Malta.

Valletta

Lovely but more ideal for couples.

Bugibba

‘Cost effective’ when compared to Sliema. Good facilities/activities for kids, but still require frequent transport to Sliema.

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Activities for children ages 0-5

Tiring our babies and toddlers whilst they absorb all that is around them.

Girgenti farms - Petting farm, must be booked
Esplora - Interactive Science Centre
Kitchen Garden - Petting zoo & playground
Mila's Messy Play - For kids aged up to 4 years
Marsa Club - Playground & lawn for kids to run safely
Playmobil
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Activities for older kids

Keeping the older kids happy, entertained, and reducing the amount of times they ask for a screen or complain about being bored.

Eden - Cinemas & bowling alley
Baystreet - Battlemaxx Laser Tag
Popeye Village - Theme park village & bay
Aquarium - Includes a reptile house
Esplora - Includes a reptile house
The Great Outdoors - Beaches in summer, country walks in winter
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Parks & Playgrounds

Every town and village has its own playground, but some are worth visiting more than others:

Ta’ Qali

Malta’s Largest National Park

Marsascala

Sant’ Antnin Family Park

Salina

National Park & Kennedy Grove

Sliema

Qui-si-Sana, Exiles, Independence Gardens

FOOD

Family-friendly cafés & restaurants

Most restaurants welcome families with kids, but it’s best to call ahead to book a high chair.

Il-Gabbana

Serve lunch & dinner early

Vecchia Napoli

Chain of 5. Good Italian food

Rainforest Café

Jungle-themed restaurant

Beano’s

Large indoor & outdoor play areas

Is-Suq, Valletta

Food court serves early meals

Manouche

Classy, child-friendly café & bistro

Carob Tree

Food court serves early meals

Dr Juice

Chain of 10, great for on-the-go

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TRANSPORTATION

Getting Around

Car Rentals

Most people rely on their own transport. Ask for a car seat.

Buses

Available all over the island, and have space for buggies. Can be slow.

Cabs

Ecabs & Bolt apps are recommended. Both car seats & booster seats are available.

HEALTH

Health & Medical

Pharmacies

Well-stocked all over Malta & Gozo

Private clinics

Paediatric & GP services available as needed at St. James and Veduta

Hospital

Pediatric emergency number +356 2545 3930

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Insider Tips

Formula

Most brands sold in Europe are available in Malta from local supermarkets

Toy Shops

ELC. The Model Shop, Junior's are all recommended chains

Seasonality

In summer, it's all about swimming in the sea and lido pools. In cooler months, take the short trip to one of many green areas for a countryside walk or picnic in the sun.

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