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Azure Window in Dwejra, Gozo

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Holidays to Gozo

Just off the north coast of Malta is the enchanting island of Gozo. Easily reachable by water taxi, this small island has historic towns, beautiful countryside, rocky cliffs and striking bays. Holidays to Gozo are guaranteed to be unforgettable!

Where to Stay

Gozo is only 7 kilometres by 12 kilometres, so wherever you stay all the sites are within easy reach. As the island so small there's no need to rent a car, explore the sleepy island on foot or use public transport.

  • Marsalforn on the north coast has a pretty bay and is close to the fiery sands of Ramla Bay.
  • Mgarr is the harbour town on the south coast. It has a charming town and impressive views of the marina.
  • Xaghra is in central Gozo. It's perfect for relaxing in the green hills and is close to the famous temples of Ggantija.
  • Xlendi on the south-east coast has incredible views of the sea and is close to the amazing Azure Window. It's also close to the main town of Victoria (formally Rabat).

Discover Holidays in Gozo

Gozo is a small island off Malta which is famous for its natural beauty and historic sites. Discover the ancient temples, sandy beaches and pretty towns on holidays to Gozo. Reach Gozo by boat from Valletta or Sliema in the south or Cirkewwa Harbour in the north. Discover the even smaller island of Comino just off Gozo. Comino is so small that no one lives there, but it's perfect for a day trip to visit its paradise beaches.

Hotels

Pick the perfect hotel in Gozo for an unforgettable Malta holiday. Our local experts recommend:

  • Hotel Calypso Gozo is a 4-star resort on the north coast with a rooftop swimming pool and small sandy beach.
  • The 5-star Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz offers excellent facilities with pretty outdoor pools, sport courts and shuttle services to Victoria and the beach.

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Important Information

Travel Information
Language: Maltese, English
Currency: Euro
Local time: GMT +1 hour
Local airport: Malta (car & ferry)
Flight time: 3 hours 10 minutes

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Diving

Gozo Island is renowned for having some of the best diving sites in the world.

Its rugged coastline has rocky outcrops that attract underwater nightlife, and the underwater caves are exciting to explore for both beginners and experienced divers.

Crocodile Rock and Fungus Rock are great dives for seeing marine life, including sea urchins, starfish and even groupers and tuna.

Although small the island of Comino is famed for having an abundance of world-class dive sites.

The Santa Maria Caves is a shallow dive, great for beginners. The caves are fun to explore with lots of octopus, eels and small fish to keep you company.

Lantern Point is a deeper dive through a vertical chimney in the rocks.

Blue Lagoon is Comino's most famous diving location with its crystal-clear waters. There are regular water taxis from Gozo to Comino.

There are plenty of other diving sites in the north of Malta at Mellieha Bay and Qawra.

Malta Dive Centres

Malta has an abundance of diving centres where you can book one-week courses or just try a taster session.

There are over ten dive centres just on Gozo, each renting out equipment to divers or organising trips.

Whether you are visiting Malta for the sole purpose of diving, or just want to try it out, Gozo and Comino's diving sites are perfect for both beginners and more advanced divers.

Walking

Gozo is generally greener and rural than Malta.

The dramatic coastlines reward ramblers with incredible views of the Mediterranean Sea.

Gozo is perfect walking terrain with countless numbers of criss-crossing paths and tracks.

You can grab a water taxi to Comino and explore the entire island by island on foot.

In Gozo, areas near to San Lawrenz and the San Blas Valley area boast extraordinary views and terrain for rambling.

Gozo and Comino are also excellent for exploring on bikes.

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Beaches

Gozo's coastline is a major attraction for ramblers to this area.

With a diverse range of landscapes, from sandy shores to rocky bays and dramatic cliff tops, Gozo's beaches are perfect walking territory.

Take a day trip to Comino and explore the Blue Lagoon shore. Gozo is easy to reach from Sliema and Bugibba resorts in Malta.