5 Things to do with your children in Malta

Days out

Despite its size, Malta is a destination for young and old alike to enjoy. In fact its variety of landscapes and activities makes the island perfect for all groups, from friends and couples to senior citizens and young families. With affordable prices and a feeling of safety, the country is ideal for hanging out with your children with confidence.

One thing is certain: you and your family will always feel very welcome! The Maltese are friendly and are very attentive to the needs of your children.

Here are some ideas of activities or excursions to do as a family.


The perfect opportunity to relax while your children build sand castles. To do this, visit the beautiful sandy beaches that are located in the north of the island. The three most suitable for children are: Mellieha Bay with a gentle slope into the sea and easy access, Gnejna Bay and Golden Bay. These beaches are patrolled all summer by lifeguards. In the south there is also a lovely large beach for children in the city Birżebbuġa with crystal clear water. Even thoug it is located close to the Freeport with its towering cranes, the beach is always clean and well kept.

Popeye Village

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Legendary as the purpose built film-set for the musical film “Popeye”, released in 1980 and starring Robin Williams, this place was transformed into a leisure park in the 90’s. It is also known as Sweetheaven Village to fans of the film.

It is located in Anchor Bay, about twenty kilometers northwest of Valleta. Entertainment is offered for children and adults: a boat ride, trampolines, terraces for sunbathing, Lido beaches, shops, and wine tasting are all available activities within the village.

Of course, you can also meet Popeye and his friends! 

Playmobil Fun Park


Perfect activity for fans of the famous figures, located in the industrial zone of Hal-Far is the only foreign production plant of the Playmobil Group.

Indeed, since 1976, all models are manufactured entirely in Malta.

The fun park comprises and internal and external play area full of Playmobil toys.  There is also a café on site and factory shop. It’s the kind of place that is tough tip rise the kids away from!

A Trial flight over Malta

This is a really exciting way to see Malta : Take control of an aircraft for an unforgettable experience. With hands on Instruction from fully qualified JAA flight instructors, you will receive all the information you need.  Once cruising safely over the lovely Maltese Islands, the instructor will pass over the controls to you, while you get to grips with this incredible adventure.

Be careful your Child may catch something up there: The bug to become a pilot.

Malta 5D


If your children like 3D movies, this is for you. Malta 5D is a new generation theatre where you feel the “real” emotions of the movie. Magnified with 3D film, moving seats, water spray, air blasts and leg ticklers…

Do not forget to check out our ” We Recommend” section with  information about other events going on around the islands. So, what would you recommend?


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