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Marsaxlokk Bay, Marsaxlokk

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Bask in the tranquility of Marsaxlokk Bay, one of the country's best-kept secrets. At the southern tip of the island, the bay is named for the wind that comes from the Sahara desert. The bay is Malta's gateway to North Africa and the place where the Phoenicians established their first trading posts almost 3,000 years ago. Swim or relax on a beach, or visit the fishing village that maintains a traditional lifestyle. Enjoy the authentic atmosphere as you watch the colorful luzzu boats, visit a fish market, or grab a meal at one of the seafood restaurants. Regular bus lines connect the area with the capital city of Valletta. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Marsaxlokk holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Marsaxlokk Bay and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • I stayed on the bay for several days and never tired of watching the activities of the fishing fleet and tourist spots. I found the fisherman very friendly and they will take you on a little trip... 
    I stayed on the bay for several days and never tired of watching the activities of the fishing fleet and tourist spots. I found the fisherman very friendly and they will take you on a little trip...  more »
  • Nice way to spend half a day about 20 mins by taxi (15 Euro) from Sliema. Great to stroll along picturesque bay with colourful fishing boats. Lots of restaurants - looking at the reviews some... 
    Nice way to spend half a day about 20 mins by taxi (15 Euro) from Sliema. Great to stroll along picturesque bay with colourful fishing boats. Lots of restaurants - looking at the reviews some...  more »

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