Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
If you are a small group or family or are looking for a romantic getaway or a peaceful and tranquil base to return to after exploring all that Malta has to offer this is the perfect location for you.
The apartment occupies the first floor of a waterfront buiding. 2 of the 3 balconies enjoy uninterupted views across the Creek. The 3rd overlooks Triq is Sirena, a street as charming as its name suggests.
There are restaurants to suit all budgets, shops and a supermarket within a 5 minute walk and more shops in the neighbouring "cities" of Bormla and Birgu (also known as Cospicua and Vittoriosa). There are more restaurants on the Vittoriosa waterfront which is a short walk or an even shorter water taxi ride away. A water taxi ride in a typical maltese Dghajsa is a "must do" and you can be picked up from directly outside the apartment building.
There is a regular bus service from the main square from where you can catch a bus to Valletta and from there to anywhere on the island but again being on the waterfront you can beat the traffic by taking the ferry or a water taxi at very reasonable prices.
Bed linen and towels are supplied. For those staying longer than a week a maid service can be offered at an extra cost. A welcome pack consisting of essential information and provisions for your first few hours will be there when you arrive.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||St Thomas Bay 5 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malta international airport 5 km, Nearest railway: There are no trains on Malta|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment consists of a living room, kitchen/diner and 2 bedrooms. The main bedroom has en suite WC and shower and there is a family bathroom. Both bathrooms, like the kitchen, are modern and recently installed. The furnishings are brand new. The apartment was refurbished and furnished in January and February 2012.
An airport transfer can be arranged for an additional cost of 15 euros. Please let us know what luggage you will be carrying if you require this service. There may be a further additional cost if you are carrying an unsual amount of luggage.
You will receive a welcome pack on arrival.
The Island of Malta region
Malta lies just South of the island of Sicily in the Mediteranean sea and enjoys on average 300 days of sunshine a year. It is a popular tourist destination with a rich cultural history and an hospitable population. For such a small island it has a surprisingly large number of interesting places to visit. Not only does it offer spectacular coastal scenery but a great many places of historic interest. Valetta and the 3 cities (one of which is Senglea) are of particular historic significance.
The island is one of the most popular international destinations for scuba divers both for wreck diving and for its beautiful underwater landscapes and sealife. All other water sports are on offer all over the island. There is a golf course nearby.
The cuisine is typically mediteranean and there are a vast number of restaurants, bars and nightclubs for the more nocturnal visitor to enjoy.
The main beaches are in the North West of the island about 20km away. It will take about half an hour to reach Golden Bay so if that is on your itinerary a car is advisable. Car hire on the island is very reasonably priced.
A day trip to Gozo is highly reccomended and there are regular ferries to Gozo from Valetta.
Nowadays Senglea and the 3 cities is tranquil and peaceful and as such the ideal retreat after a day or night of exploration, adventure and entertainment. By contrast its history has witnessed much conflict because of its unique position overlooking the capital Valletta across Grand Harbour. The original observation position above Senglea point is an iconic image in itself and now stands in the very aptly named Safe Haven gardens which is a 5 minute walk away from the apartment.
Two of the most significant events in the history of conflict involving Senglea are the siege of 1565 and its almost complete destruction by arial bombing during world war 2. The impressive city walls, ramparts and bastions which surround the 3 cities are evidence of these less settled times.
Dockland (or Galley) creek which lies between Senglea and Vittoriosa was the Maltese base of the British Navy from 1799 to 1979 and what was once the British Navy bakery on the waterfront of Vittorioa has been converted into a very impressive maritime museum. Other attractions include the Inquisitor's Palace, the Malta at War museum and the Parish Church museum in Vittoriosa.
There are 4 equally impressive churches in the 3 cities 2 of which are in Senglea which hosts 2 main festivals each year on the 31st March and the 8th September. These are spectacular events which ought not to be missed and co-incide with the Regattas in Grand Harbour. Each of the Three Cities also stages its own Easter Festa.
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7 Feb 2014
"A beautiful apartment in a beautiful part of Malta"
There is nothing more we could have asked for of both the owner and the apartment itself. Having family in Malta and staying for an extended visit, we wanted something that wasn't in the middle o… More
8 Dec 2013
"A lovely apartment in an old part of Malta"
A lovely apartment with beautiful views over the harbour. It was very quiet and peaceful in early December but the restaurants were open and the local people were very friendly and welcoming. The 10 m… More
25 Nov 2013
"A fantastic apartment with a terrific view absolutely superb"
The apartment was everything we expected from the website. We arrived at 11pm to a fantastic view of the harbour and were able to sit and have a glass of the local vino as a result of the welcome pack… More
22 Jul 2013
"A fascinating place for a holiday living among the locals"
Right in the centre of all that is happening in Senglea. The location, layout and design of this spacious apartment make it excellent accommodation to spend a lot of time, rather than just a base for exploring Malta. The balconies offer spectacular views across the creek and down the waterfront. Right outside are many good low cost restuarants, spots for swimming and the ferry to Valletta which is only a couple of euros for a return trip. It's great to step out the front door and be somewhere.
28 Jun 2013
"Flat with a view"
Good base for exploring Malta, easy access to water taxi to Valletta, not a touristy location but enough restaurants/cafes/shops to meet your requirements. It was incredibly hot when we were there, good layout of the flat-central kitchen, good sized bedrooms & lounge. Balconies have great views, Senglea point is just a short walk away. We were visiting family in Marsascala & found the direct bus from cospicua very handy. Welcome pack very useful & Vince very helpful in making arrangements for our visit.
10 Jun 2013
"My second visit (and definitely not my last) to this excellent apartment!"
The wonderful waterfront location of this spacious, well-appointed apartment makes this a perfect base to explore both the very Maltese city of Senglea and the whole of Malta.I was lucky enough to dis… More
21 Apr 2013
"Fantastically located and very well appointed apartment"
This is a very well equipped and spacious apartment in a brilliant location, we had a wonderful few days after a week in Gozo. The apartment is 5 mins walk to local shops and bus & <10 mins walk fo… More
16 Apr 2013
"A beautiful, spacious apartment with great harbour views"
We would highly recommend this rental apartment. It was well equipped, parking nearby and a good location for exploring Malta.
19 Mar 2013
"Comfortable, well appointed accomodation in a wonderful setting"
The apartment had everything we required set in a location with fantastic views of the marina with easy access to all local amenities. Making the arrangements to book and access the apartment were effortless.
12 Oct 2012
"Worth every penny"
This is a lovely apartment with plenty of space with a wonderful water view. We found that the only thing missing for comfort was air conditioning! We found that the fans just didn't give sufficient relief in the apartment especially at night. We were there in September, so the hotter months would probably be worse. The front door locking system took a great deal of patience, but once we found the knack of which ways to turn the key it became a little easier. Also the lighting in the kitchen could be better. Having said all this, Senglia is very peaceful and it was lovely to live and make friends with the locals. We would definitely stay at this apartment again, but in the cooler months. Even though there are some negative points to make, overall the apartment was most comfortable.
We take on board the comments about the kitchen lighting and the heat issue. We'll be installing under cabinet kitchen lights in time for Spring 2013. There are planning issues in relation to installing the aircon units on the exterior of the aparment building so we'll be installing internal shutters (also in time for next Spring) to reduce the build up of heat during the day which ought to make the evenings cooler and give the fans les work to do.
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