Holidays in St Julian’s land you in the middle of one of Malta’s most vibrant towns. Located on the east of the island it boasts an excellent nightlife, with bars, clubs and restaurants that spill out on to the streets until the early hours of the morning. For centuries this was a quiet fishing village and while it has become much livelier in recent years, it still retains a portion of its old world charm. Couples can enjoy exploring the winding streets and attractive harbour, replete with traditional blue and yellow “luzzu” fishing boats, while nearby St George’s Bay provides a beach experience in the heart of the town.
Just 15 minutes’ drive to the south is Malta’s capital, Valletta, while 20 minutes to the east is the charming city of Mdina. This ease of access makes St Julian’s an excellent choice as a base to explore the island.
Luxury holidays in St Julian’s give you the option to explore a cosmopolitan capital, wander around a bustling harbour or simply relax by the pool with a good book. And as befits an archipelago at the crossroads of civilisation, there are some superb places to eat. Maltese food offers a fusion of traditions, taking in European, Middle Eastern and North African flavours. Meanwhile the seafood, freshly caught the same morning, is out of this world.
St Julian’s is home to several luxury hotels where you can relax in total comfort. Sovereign’s hotels are each chosen for their special qualities and all provide truly memorable places to stay. Our Trusted Advisers are experts in crafting bespoke holidays, with every detail taken care of. The Hilton Malta stands at the edge of the Portomaso waterfront, which is home to St Julian’s yacht marina. It boasts three restaurants and a health and wellness centre, ensuring you leave feeling thoroughly pampered.
Flight time from the UK to Malta is 3 hours and 15 minutes.
Transfer time from Luqa airport to St. Julian's is approximately 30 minutes.
Malta benefits from almost perfect weather all year round. July through to September are the hottest months perfect for sun lovers (think highs of around 30°C), while April through to June offers ideal temperatures to sightsee, with averages hovering in the early to mid-20s. The island’s less crowded then, too.
British citizens do not require a visa to visit Malta.
It is customary to tip between five and 15% in hotels and restaurants where service is not included. Taxi drivers will appreciate it if you round up the fare. Tip hotel porters one euro per bag.
The official languages of Malta are Maltese and English.