Seashells Resort at Suncrest
This 4 star hotel is found on Qawra waterfront and offers unobstructed views of the Mediterranean as well as a duo of pools, ranging from a laid-back adults only number to a children’s option featuring a waterslide. The decor is modern yet minimalistic throughout with an emphasis on light wood and glass fixtures.
On the dining front, you’ve got five restaurants to choose from with a pizzeria, gastro pub and Maltese buffet among your tasty options. If that wasn’t exciting enough, over 16s will be in their element at the onsite spa where a whole host of stress-relieving treatments await.
Sea or inland views
Rooms here have been designed with your comfort in mind with leather furnishings and a neutral colour scheme which is brought to life through its use of lime green pillows. From double, twin and family options, there’s a stay to suit every need.
Equipped with a balcony, the hotel also takes advantage of its surroundings with rooms offering glimpses of the sea alongside stays complete with inland vistas. Complimentary Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV, air conditioning and tea and coffee facilities are just some of the perks you can enjoy as standard.
There’s a choice of board types here inviting you to enjoy the hotel’s many culinary offerings including a fantastic All Inclusive programme, which is ideal for anyone travelling with kids.
The Coral Cove: This is the hotel’s buffet option where dozens of hot and cold stations take care of breakfast, lunch and dinner. Start your day with fried eggs before grabbing a salad or pizza for lunch. Come dinner, you’ll often find a range of mouth-watering fish options alongside succulent meat dishes with plenty of mini cakes to take care of your sweet tooth cravings. Plus, those seeking home-from-home flavours will love the Sunday lunch spread.
It-Tokk Restaurant: Want to dine like a local? Now is your chance with this traditional Maltese buffet. From cold meats to fresh salads and homemade soups, this dinner option also comes with an open-air terrace, perfect for those balmy summer evenings.
The Cheeky Monkey GastroPub: Despite sitting adjacent to the hotel, this tavern style venue is actually owned by Seashells Resort at Suncrest. Serving tasty nibbles alongside a choice of drinks, it’s a must for for live music in the evenings. But whatever you do, make sure you don’t miss the happy hour with its fantastic 2 for 1 cocktails.
Tal-Kaptan Pizzeria: If you’re a fan of pizza, then this lunch meets dinner spot should be top of your list.
Luzzu Restaurant: When you’re not taking in its stunning sea views, you could be indulging on creamy pastas, grilled meat or soft ice cream.
Sun and Surf bar: This snack spot by the pool is perfect when you’re craving something light with its picky lunches and barbecue evenings.
The Ambassador Lounge: Known for its friendly atmosphere, this well-stocked bar promises a range of tasty cocktails alongside local beer and wine. You can head here from 5pm to midnight.
*Please note – four of the five restaurants incur an extra charge.
Fantastic for families
Known for its friendly atmosphere with staff going out of their way to remember you, this hotel has been designed for the whole family. The main pool comes with stunning views of the coast and sits close to a dedicated kid’s option with slides and a shallow depth promising daytime fun. Lovers seeking a tranquil sunbathing experience will prefer the adults only option.
Talking of relaxation, Carisma Spa & Wellness is a nice addition when you want to unwind in a serene setting with the likes of body wraps, Aloe Vera face masks and hammam treatments leaving you feeling refreshed. Those looking for a sense of adventure, bikes are also stored here when you want to get out and explore Malta’s terrain from two wheels, while the nearby diving centre invites you to uncover every inch of the ocean’s surface whether you’re a beginner or experienced deep sea swimmer.
Malta’s north coast
This hotel sits in a sought-after area along the north coast of Malta, when you’re not taking advantage of your close proximity to Qawra’s bustling promenade and its bars, shops and restaurants, you’re also in touching distance of St. Paul’s Bay. Plus, there’s a beach opposite to the hotel when you want to head for the coast.
Within day-trip distance, Mdina is definitely worth a visit with its century-old buildings and bastion fortifications, not to mention its appearance in the hit TV series Game of Thrones.