Marsaxlokk Bay, Marsaxlokk

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Bask in the tranquility of Marsaxlokk Bay, one of the country's best-kept secrets. At the southern tip of the island, the bay is named for the wind that comes from the Sahara desert. The bay is Malta's gateway to North Africa and the place where the Phoenicians established their first trading posts almost 3,000 years ago. Swim or relax on a beach, or visit the fishing village that maintains a traditional lifestyle. Enjoy the authentic atmosphere as you watch the colorful luzzu boats, visit a fish market, or grab a meal at one of the seafood restaurants. Regular bus lines connect the area with the capital city of Valletta. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Marsaxlokk holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Marsaxlokk Bay and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We visited this charming little fishing village on a panoramic tour of Malta and were immediately enchanted. Marsaxlokk is Malta’s largest fishing village and was used as an anchorage by the Turkish.....  more »
  • We spent the afternoon here after cliff jumping at St. Peter’s pool. The gorgeous doors, balcony’s and overall ambiance of the town just helps to slow life down a little. Delicious restaurants...  more »
  • Nice to go and walk there at the bay and see the Maltese boats but don’t eat anything there and especially fish! Ridiculous expensive. Have a coffee and check the prices.  more »
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