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Old 24-01-2018, 03:22 PM
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Trying to find somewhere different for the hols this year.
Have been to Greece , which we love, many times
Also Spain . Like to relax but not doss on beach all day.
Good grub ,wines would be good too.
Any of ye been to Malta and if so any suggestions.
Corsica also mentioned to me - any advice folks
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Old 24-01-2018, 07:47 PM
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Trying to find somewhere different for the hols this year.
Have been to Greece , which we love, many times
Also Spain . Like to relax but not doss on beach all day.
Good grub ,wines would be good too.
Any of ye been to Malta and if so any suggestions.
Corsica also mentioned to me - any advice folks
If you’re into diving Mata is excellent, mad amount of wreck diving there and planes etc in the sea from the world war. The islands are on limestone so tonnes of amazing tunnels, caves, chimneys, blue hole etc. I stayed on Gozo and spent the 2 weeks under water

The local wine is ok, I brought a case home and realised i was heavily influenced by the balmy evenings and nice surroundings!
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Old 24-01-2018, 09:24 PM
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Not into diving and really enjoyed Malta, five stared it in October, Hop on Hop off buses cover the entire island which is great, gozo is worth a few days also. On Malta itself you can take day trips to anywhere, when we were they there was a classic car gran Prix in Medina which was nice. We stayed in the radisson in at georges bay. Think all in ten days was around 2k b+b for two.
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Old 07-04-2018, 09:33 AM
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Maltese wines are utter garbage for the most part,the exception bring a few whites.

Sandy beaches are few and far between and get absolutely packed during Summer.

If you go make sure to hire a car and get to Selmun beach. It's very hard to get to but worth it, plus you don't want to be relying on Maltese buses.

Standard of food was poor enough when I was there. The exception being a few seafood restaurants in Marsasloxx and a few restaurants in Valetta and St Julians.

Gozo is far more relaxed than Malta but not much to do tbh.

In short, go to Corsica.
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Old 17-05-2018, 03:46 PM
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Been to Malta, pretty important to get a decent hotel with nice pool because as Pepe says sandy beaches are few and far between. The Hilton in Saint Julian is a nice hotel.

Food generally nothing to write home about, but a few gems can be found.

Comino and the blue lagoon is absolutely brilliant though.
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