The Maltese archipelago consists of seven islands, though only three of them are presently inhabited. They are also densely populated. Malta is located near Southern Europe and the Mediterranean Sea. Sicily and North Africa are found in the south. The warm climate and the deep-blue waters are the perfect getaways for those who want to go sailing in Malta.
The Grand Harbor is the first place you may want to visit to charter a yacht. There are several offices that can cater to your needs and can offer a wide range of boats for you. You can also start from there when you’re going to venture into the creeks located near the harbor. Other interesting places to visit are Fort Manoel, a fortress that has been shaped as a star, and the Knights of St. John. Close to the harbor is the capital of Malta, Valletta. Your tour in the city can include Auberge D’italie, or officers’ quarters. This establishment was built in 1574. Across it is the Palazzo Parisio and its gorgeous fa
Sailing in the area can also be done in Gozo. There are actually a number of points that you can choose from. For one, you can go to Xatt L-Ahmar. It’s a very flat area, and thus very good for some snorkeling and shallow swimming. At the northeast is Dahlet Qorrot. Qbajjar Bay, meanwhile, is great for surfing. The currents will be enough to make your heart pump and your adrenalin to rush. The wind is also perfect for sailors but not so much for the beginners.
Lastly, spend your holiday at Comino. It’s sandwiched between Gozo and mainland Malta. Now, you may be deceived by what you can initially see. It looks like an ordinary huge rocky outcrop, but when you get to explore the island, you can discover the wide variety of flora and fauna. There are also a few historical attractions in the area such as the Blue Lagoon, which is a sheltered cove. Comino is also near an uninhabited islet called Cominotto. It has white sand and turquoise water, which is very good for swimming.
So when you’re thinking of sailing in Malta, you don’t have to worry about where to look for a yacht. There are different that can offer you these facilities at great rates. You simply have to bring along the spirit of fun with you.
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