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Keywords: Malta,Gozo,Spa,vacation,travel,getaway,trip,wellness

The Islands of Malta & Gozo

Wellness& spa

Wellness & Spa

Imagine. Relax. and remarkable UNESCO World Heritage Sites. And at the heart Be pampered with algae body wraps, balneo baths and
Indulge. of the Islands are their friendly people, who are waiting for you to peelings using marine products, cool down with Vichy showers
sample our traditions, crafts and sumptuous cuisine. and hydrojet massages or relax with a blissful dermalife
PICTURE a beautiful warm oas is where you can enjoy a hydrofusion skin and a full body care system. Feast your senses
holiday of peaceful relaxati on. Where you can immerse Throughout the Islands you will find some of the finest with Ayurveda, Hammam spa treatments and hot stone therapy
4 and 5-star resorts – from world-renowned international brands or treat your hands and feet to a deluxe manicure or pedicure.
yourself in a revitalising wellness journey. to independent and boutique hotels. Here you can spend your Rebalance with holistics and unique classical therapies such as
time indulging in sensual relaxing experiences, enjoying a range Thalasso therapies, Okkaido herbal steam baths, Reiki and Hopi
Where you can indulge in a luxurious spa stay... I’d like you Surrounded by sparkling crystal clear waters and basked in of active pursuits or just lying by the pool letting the stresses of ear candles. Music therapy, art therapy and stress and group
to imagine the Maltese archipelago of Malta, Gozo and Comino. year-round sunshine with a cool Mediterranean breeze, Malta and the day ebb away. Over the following pages you will see a range management are also at your fingertips alongside niche medical
Located at the heart of the Mediterranean, once one of Europe’s Gozo are steeped in natural beauty and culture just waiting to be of luxurious resorts boasting state-of-the-art spa and wellness and surgical packages.
best kept secrets, now the Maltese Islands are a dream destination discovered, from our rugged picturesque landscapes and exquisite centres that incorporate the latest treatments and facilities,
for those wanting a true spa and wellness experience. coastline to the cobbled streets of small villages, historical towns providing you with a multi-sensorial journey of rejuvenation Welcome to the Maltese islands – the perfect location to
and relaxation. invigorate your mind, body and soul.

The range of treatments and programmes available seems Alex Incorvaja,
almost endless, so whether you are a spa regular or a newcomer Director UK & Ireland
there is something for everyone.

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Wellness & Spa Secrets Malta unravels to reveal a bevy of historical and cultural wonders
to further enrich your experience during your spa holiday. If you
Jean Vella of Myoka S pa offers a Maltese guide to SpaS. don’t want to explore the island, then you can choose to spend
your entire break relaxing in one of our spas and taking advantage
Malta is the perfect location for a touch of relaxation, of the huge range of fantastic journeys available.
romance or luxury, as you will benefit from sunshine and great
temperatures throughout most of the year. As you would expect Whether you want to relax and be pampered, detox, lose
from a premium quality spa resort in Malta, or anywhere else in weight or take decisive steps to improve your wellness with
the world, we offer the most up-to-date facilities and beautiful our Ayurveda specialists, there is plenty to keep you active and
surroundings to ensure that your holiday is everything you engaged – all delivered by Myoka’s experienced team and wide
dreamed it would be. range of specialists, Ayurveda doctors, Thai, Chinese, Indian
practitioners, wellness and medical consultants who specialise in
Nothing is more satisfying than relaxing and enjoying the techniques and treatments from all over the world.
multiple pleasures of a wellness spa. So when you want to feel
special and pampered, an excellent choice is to spend time in The Myoka ethos or main focus with wellness is the overall
any Myoka Spa around the island. The benefits of a spa visit, are improvement of quality of life, with particular emphasis on
not just physical in nature, they can have emotional and spiritual relaxation, inner peace and individual equilibrium. We start
advantages as well. Our spas are tailored to improve the well- each guests journey with a detailed consultation to understand
being and comfort of our guests all the way. their concerns and design a unique protocol of cleansing and
regeneration to aid healing and maintain good health.
Modern lifestyles and the stress we endure often result in people
experiencing a spiritual vacuum, with increasing numbers turning Why not experience the traditional Ayurvedic treatments or
to spiritual therapy to understand their emotions. Myoka Spas are indulge in one of our spa packages personalised for your needs?
the ideal places for people to find the balance they need to achieve
genuine fulfilment in their daily lives. The pursuit of fulfillment, health The Myoka Ayurvedic Centres located in our spas help to
and happiness should be the aspiration of everyone. revive battered senses. Ayurveda is an ancient system of medicine
originating in India about 5000BC. A compound of the word ayus
meaning life and veda meaning knowledge, the word Ayurveda
means “knowledge of life”. Five thousand years of wisdom distilled
to purify the body, mind and soul, it is often called the mother of
healing, where everything used is of herbal origin and has no side
effects. It is a holistic therapy, which can prevent diseases, arrest
premature ageing and let you enjoy good health. Our guests can
consult with one of our Indian practitioners to see what treatments
would be best for them or plan a suitable course of action prior to
your visit in Malta.

Start your day with a one-to-one yoga session followed by an
anti-stress consultation, deep breathing class and a combination
of holistic treatments along with a spa lunch. While you are being
treated like a king or queen you can make full use of the spa
facilities which include indoor heated pools, saunas and steam
rooms, fitness centres, plunge pools and more.

If you are looking to get away from the demands and pressures of
life, look no further. Balance and re-energise in sunny Malta. Our spa
treatments and facilities create respites for the senses, but to live a spa
life, one must experience relaxation within oneself and extend it with
kindness to others. So learn to love yourself!

For further information about our wellness packages,

signature treatments and customized packages contact us on

+356 21 5725156 or visit

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AIR MALTA Islands of Tranquillity

Begin your journey of Relaxation WITH 300 days of s unshine A YEAR, crys tal clear
with Air Malta. Mediterranean waters, 7,000 years of his tory, thriving local

Whether you are planning a business trip or a short break to Dedicated check-in counters make certain that baggage is traditions and every spa experience imaginable
Malta, the country’s national airline is the natural choice for priority tagged for quicker retrieval at the destination, while access – the Maltese islands have it all.
discerning travellers. With a selection of about 35 scheduled to global hospitality lounges and fast-track immigration services
destinations from Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean, business ensure a speedy and comfortable airport experience.
and leisure travellers can be assured of travelling in style.
At Malta International Airport, the exclusive La Valette Lounge
The sun-drenched Maltese islands are a year-round destination complete with comfortable seating, internet access, TV and
and are an increasingly important location for travellers looking for complimentary drinks and refreshments, is available for club class
relaxation. Situated in the heart of the Mediterranean just two to passengers at no extra cost, allowing them to relax in comfort or
three hours’ flight from major European cities, Malta’s position, catch up with all the news from around the world before boarding.
outstanding accommodation and facilities make it the perfect
holiday spot. As the national airline, Air Malta has helped to establish the
island as one of Europe’s most desirable destinations for both
Getting to Malta couldn’t be easier thanks to Air Malta’s business and leisure, offering excellent scheduled services, which
schedule from major European airports that cater for travellers ensure every trip begins and ends in style and comfort.
from all over the Continent.
Air Malta’s website,, provides a wealth of
Upon boarding, passengers are greeted with warm-hearted information as well as flight, hotel and car hire booking.
Maltese hospitality with snacks or hot meals and a complimentary Whether you want to know the current weather situation,
drink. A generous baggage allowance ensures passengers are find out more about future events or download a flight timetable,
never faced with hidden costs. the comprehensive facility is a one-stop-shop for all
passenger enquiries.
Those looking for a more premium experience are entitled to
more than just the benefit of spacious seating and fine dining in Air Check out Air Malta’s Facebook page
Malta’s Club Class Cabin. AirMalta for updated information and offers.

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The archipelago of three islands – Malta (the commercial it has carved itself out as a year-round wellbeing destination. The low in calories, fat and sugars, with no salt added, are prepared for
and cultural centre), Gozo (its more rural sister) and Comino Islands have seen the arrival of some 40 or so dedicated spa and those wishing to detox or lose weight – all using locally sourced
(which is largely uninhabited), which is spread over only 316 wellness centres, most based in hotels. Full and half-day packages produce and fresh ingredients.
square kilometres, make up this rich and varied nation. There and á la carte options, mean spa and wellness treatments can form
is no area in the world the size of Malta that packs in so many all or just part of any holiday. Outside the confines of hotel resorts, there are plenty of things
ancient archaeological sites, natural beaches, local traditions and to do to relax, such as exploring the pretty beaches, country walks
spectacular scenery. And it is now emerging as one of the leading Four and 5-star spa hotels in Malta are the epitome of luxury, in the unique and rugged countryside, or admiring the local history,
spa and wellness destinations in the Mediterranean. with lavish indoor and outdoor pools, multiple restaurants, relaxing all of which will awaken, freshen and invigorate the soul. A spa stay
environments and rejuvenating health spas. The spas offer a range in Malta has all the ingredients for the perfect trip.
It is its laid-back charm and unhurried lifestyle that make Malta of familiar single treatments from reflexology to Oriental cupping
an alluring destination for those seeking to relax, rejuvenate, and therapy, to the more adventurous chocolate and mesotherapy
escape from life’s stresses. slimming massages. For time-conscious travellers there are
lunchtime anti-stress massages and there are also competitive spa
Culture vultures and history buffs can also enjoy Valletta’s specials for those on a budget.
most impressive gems, the St. John’s Co-Cathedral, or the
picture perfect medieval citadel of Mdina, also known as the Many spas also offer ‘mother and daughter’ pampering
‘silent city’, featuring palazzos and striking baroque architecture, packages, and various signature therapies ranging from colour
which are hidden behind a walled fortress. These important therapy, body toning, and detox or stress-buster programmes
historical landmarks give an insight into Malta’s interesting past for to specialist aesthetic interventions, such as Dermal fillers.
many and provide wonderful places to explore at a slow pace. Mums-to-be are not forgotten, with a range of experiences such
as pre-natal water therapies, and lower leg massages to help with
Nature lovers will find plenty to admire too, such as the Dingli water retention.
cliffs (the most spectacular natural monument in Malta), where you
can stroll along the many walking routes, or the Buskett Gardens On hand there are plenty of qualified nutritionists, dieticians,
and Verdala Palace (the official summer residence of the President physiotherapists, chiropractors and personal fitness trainers as well
of Malta), which are a sanctuary of vineyards, orangeries, olive and as sessions of pilates, yoga and Tai Chi to complete the overall
lemon groves – and are a delightful place for picnics. well-being experience.

However, one of the most important aspects of Maltese Medical tourism is also becoming increasingly important
life is its food. It’s rustic, real, hearty and healthy. Due to the and select hotels are now offering post-surgery and wellness/
Mediterranean climate and fertile fields, the sheer abundance of holistic recovery packages. Several spas offer unique, pioneering
fresh fruit and vegetables available is astonishing. Green grocers set treatments that are designed, for example, to help people
up shop at the side of main roads and busy places, where anyone recuperate after operations, or work on specific clinical complaints.
can buy a freshly squeezed orange juice or half a succulent melon
for a vitamin C fix, or a prickly pear rich in antioxidants. Healthy The concept of wellbeing is carried beyond spa treatments as
food doesn’t get much better than this. hotel restaurants are also adopting a selection of healthy food
options and snacks for its guests. Healthy meals, which are very
Maltese history is long and complicated, and its geography and
landscape unique, together these have made it one of the most
enticing islands in Europe. However, the Islands offer much more
than beguiling history, culture and geography – it is a splendid
sanctuary for relaxation and wellbeing.

Malta is no newcomer to the world of health and wellness. It has
long played an important role in caring for people dating back to
the time of the Hospitaller Knights of St. John. Their hospital, (now
the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta), was renowned
throughout Europe in its day for its advanced medical practices. The
Knights’ legacy lived on in the British period when Malta became
known as the ‘nurse of the Mediterranean’ for its role in caring for
British troops. And, sitting only three hours from Britain, it has all the
credentials for a perfect short-haul spa and wellness getaway.

Malta is spoilt for spa and wellness experiences. Over the years

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HHHHH/ HHHH The Belle Epoque Wellbeing & Beauty Centre has the latest energised beds which ensure the best night’s sleep possible.
innovative technology and has a range of treatments from around Spot magnets within the mattresses, duvets and pillows bathe
Fortina Spa Resort the world including Thai and Chinese massage, Turkish mud every muscle with a gentle energised field that is safe, natural
bath, a Japanese room and a Cleopatra bath. Next door is the and essential to well being.
Welcome to the haven of total luxury. Hypogeum spa, which specialises in complementary therapies
such as Chinese medicine, colonic irrigation, crystal sound therapy, The Fortina Spa Resort has developed a ‘Dine around the
Situated 300 metres from central Sliema, the Fortina Spa Resort exception of the Christmas and Easter period and July and August. colour therapy and acupuncture. World’ concept, offering six restaurants, most of which are located
is a 17-storey, 5-star, south-facing hotel with magnificent views of During these family periods, children are welcome to be a part of in the spectacular tropical garden, each specialising in a different
Malta’s capital city and UNESCO World Heritage Site Valletta. The the experience. During the rest of the year, the Fortina Spa Resort To complement the vast spa and wellness facilities available, the cuisine from around the world.
resort was built around a central tropical garden using state-of-the- is a haven for adults, allowing them to enjoy togetherness in peace Fortina has first-class fitness and physiotherapy, cosmetic surgery
art materials and specially designed to appeal to those looking to and tranquillity. and dental centres available to all guests. These restaurants are Taste, serving Mediterranean and
relax and indulge in luxury. Vietnamese cuisine; Sa Re Ga Ma, serving Indian cuisine; Can Thai,
The Spa Mediterranee provides guests with sea water and A wide range of accommodation is available within the resort and serving Thai and Chinese cuisine; Il Giardino pizzeria, Ristorante
It is the ideal hotel to experience a variety of spa treatments algae treatments operated by powerful Thalasso Therapy, offers the world’s first therapeutic spa bedrooms, as well as the first Tigne, specialising in Italian and Continental cuisine. The specially
and to enjoy excellent cuisines from around the world with a supervised by highly qualified physiotherapists. Anti-stress wellness rejuvenation rooms in Europe. These enable guests to designed and decorated restaurants with authentic chefs and
choice of six incredible restaurants. The hotel has four spa centres, treatments, weight loss programmes, Dermalife detoxification experience the joys of a spa in the privacy of their bedroom, with waiting staff make dining in each restaurant an experience in itself.
conference facilities, five swimming pools, hair salon, a state-of- treatments, Oxyspa and oxygen inhalation, ‘Dead Sea’ bathing & a wide range of treatments available. These include a therapeutic
the-art dental clinic, cosmetic surgery, a fully equipped fitness tanning, ‘Dead Sea’ body treatments and food intolerance testing bath with seven different programmes, a high pressure massage With its exceptional spa facilities and stunning setting just
centre, yoga and a body control (UK) Pilates centre. are all available. Facilities in the ‘Spa Sante’ include a Finnish sauna, shower, steam sauna, seaweed and mud treatments, a ‘Dermalife’ minutes from Sliema, the Fortina Spa Resort allows guests to fully
Ice fountain, Kneipp walk and Cisterna steam and flower room. machine and ‘stressbuster’ machine that increases oxygen intake and relax and re-energise while still being able to soak up the bustling
The Fortina Spa Resort is an adults-only resort with the eliminates aches and pains. town life right on their door step.

The Fortina is also the world’s first hotel to introduce The Fortina offers the best of both worlds and makes the spa
experience one to remember.

W elln ess Faci l iti e s:

• Fitness Centre and Saunas
• Thalasso Spa Mediterranee
• Finnish Sauna
• Ice Fountain
• Aqua Meditation Room
• Belle Epoque Beauty Centre
• Hyopgeum Body,

Mind & Spirit Centre
• Fortedent Dental Clinic
• Hair Salon
• Cosmetic Surgery and Dermo

Aesthetic Services
• Indoor and Outdoor Bars

tr eatm ents:

• ‘Dead Sea’ Body Treatment
• Indonesian Ritual & Massage
• Flowel System Body Treatment

Genera l in fo r m ati o n:

Address: Tigne Seafront,
Sliema, SLM 3012
Telephone: +356 2346 2346
Email: [email protected]

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Imagine, Relax, Indulge...

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Live the grand life at the Grand Hotel ExcelsioR. Escape to an oasis of harmony.

The Grand Hotel Excelsior is a 5-star luxury hotel just two atmosphere that is the perfect starting point for a journey toward Standing as a centrepiece of the Maltese coastline, the Hilton wave treatment, or re-energise with a rejuvenating aromatherapy
minutes away from Valletta that is blessed with magnificent views equilibrium between your body, mind and spirit. Guests can Malta offers comfort and hospitality for which the Hilton brand massage. Enjoy the revitalising marine algae bath, featuring pure
of Marsamxett Harbour and Fort Manoel. Sixteenth-century complement their Malta spa experience with a variety of leisure, is renowned. sea concentrates that promote wellbeing and relaxation and
fortifications embrace the hotel and its olive gardens, making it the sporting, fitness and recreational facilities and activities available at effectively treat excess weight. Treat your skin to the vast array
only 5-star property in Malta nestled within historic architecture. the hotel. With breathtaking coastal views the hotel’s 410 stylish rooms of tailored facial treatments or indulge in an array of Oriental
and suites offer luxurious comfort and relaxation. Ideally located and holistic therapies, such as the ancient Eastern-inspired hot
Grand Hotel Excelsior’s prime location allows for easy access One of the highlights of Le Grand Spa is the signature in the prestigious Portomasso development within the fashionable stone massage.
to all tourist locations around the Maltese islands. The main bus Maharlika treatment, which is inherited from Philippine ancestors district of St. Julians, just minutes from Malta’s major entertainment
terminus provides services to all towns and villages and is only and never fails to leave a lasting impression. It assists with relieving areas and cultural attractions. The Hilton takes great pride in its The spa features a range of all-inclusive half, full and multiday
a few minutes away from the hotel. For the more discerning physical imbalance, improves blood circulation, eliminates diverse dining options. A wide variety of culinary cultures, vibrant spa packages that will allow you to experience a wide range of
traveller the hotel offers its own private tours with executive cars. toxins and stimulates the energy flow throughout the body. The flavours and memorable gastronomic experience await guests in treatments, and includes access to the indoor pool, hot tub, cold
professional and experienced therapists at the spa will create a the refined range of restaurants and bars. dip, sauna and steam room
The hotel has an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a fully Maharlika body treatment that is totally personalised and specific
equipped fitness centre, and a private 30-berth marina. It also to your taste and needs. Guests can also escape to the tranquillity of the Myoka Five Alternatively get your heart-rate up at the hotel’s fully air-
boasts the only private beach in Valletta and offers its own yacht Senses Spa. Discover a newfound sense of wellbeing as the conditioned LivingWell Health Club. The beautifully designed gym
marina that is exclusive to its hotel guests and is home to Malta’s With its exceptional spa facilities and elegant suites the expert, multi-lingual therapists soothe away stresses and strains features a large indoor pool area including steam bath and sauna,
annual Boat Show. Grand Hotel Excelsior provides a unique opportunity to relive with state-of-the-art equipment in stylish, luxurious surroundings. as well as plush changing rooms, a creche, a dedicated spin studio
Malta’s rich history while unwinding during a luxury and state-of-the-art equipment from Precor USA – one of the
Acclaimed as one of Malta’s leading 5-star spa resorts, Le Grand Mediterranean escape. From aromatherapy facials and botox to body scrubs and wraps, world’s top producers of fitness and training machines
Spa has exceptional spa and wellness facilities, offering a relaxing the spa offers an extensive range of beautifying treatments for
body and soul. Experience a range of invigorating massages that The LivingWell Health Club is home to more than 35 different
will stimulate circulation, improve skin tone, and soothe tense fitness classes every week aimed at improving fitness, toning and
and tired muscles. Indulge with the Eastern-influenced Ashiatsu strengthening. Other facilities include outdoor pools, tennis and
(back walking) massage, unwind with the unforgettable aqua squash courts, as well as an array of water sports.

Wellness Facil ities: W elln ess Facilities:

• Sauna/Steam Room • Myoka Five Senses Spa
• 10 Treatment Rooms • Indoor Pool
• Gym • Outdoor Pool
• Hair and Nail Salon • Steam Room
• Indoor and Outdoor Pools • Sauna
• Jacuzzi
Top 3 S I GNAT UR E • Gym
tr e at m e n t s : • Physiotherapy
• Myoka Spa Nail Salon
• Maharlika therapy package • Tony&Guy Salon
• Durga Mata four-handed massage
• Thalasso mud and body wrap Top 3 S IGNATU RE
tr eatm ents:
General information:
• Ayurveda (back walking) massage
Address: Grand Hotel Excelsior • Five senses signature massage
Great Siege Road • Myoka absolute facial
FRN1810 Genera l in formati on :
Telephone: +356 21 250520
Email: [email protected] Address: Hilton Malta, Portomaso,
Web: St. Julian’s, PTM 01
Telephone: +356 21 370194
Email: [email protected]
Myoka Five Senses Spa
Telephone: +356 2137 0194
Email: [email protected]

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InterContinental Malta Le Méridien St Julians Hotel & Spa

Relax and rejuvenate in coNtemporary style. Serenity in luxurious surroundings.

At the 5-star InterContinental Malta, the Carisma Spa & Wellness Turkish baths is not only a cleansing ritual but also a festival The Le Méridien St. Julians Hotel & Spa is located in the fashionable heated indoor pool, guarded by four stunning white pillars directly
is available for hotel guests who want to be pampered by for all the senses. All the treatments and programmes guarantee and architecturally rich Balluta Bay and borders the cosmopolitan imported from Bali and adorned with hand-carved designs.
professionally trained therapists in a sophisticated, calming and maximum relaxation and recuperation for both body and soul. town of Sliema. This 5-star complex embraces the Maltese way of Wooden Balinese statuettes, an array of miniature trees and soft
personal environment. living by celebrating its diverse culture with a new perspective. relaxing music all work to provide an ideal spa ambience.
For those wanting to exert a bit more energy there is
Luxurious massage treatments include the Carisma’s Special, the state-of-the-art gym and leisure centre compromising The contemporary design of this seaside hotel stimulates With more than 80 treatments ranging from a multitude of
a synchronised four-hand massage, Thai, Balinese and Chinese 2,000 square metres of exercise equipment and health creative minds and captures intimate areas within open spaces. massages, facials, manicures, pedicures to scrubs, wraps and
massages. There is also the famous Lomi Lomi Hawaiian massage, improvement facilities. Nestled in the former gardens of a 19th-century villa, it serves baths. A qualified spa concierge can provide advice or set up a
foot-reflexology, an anti-stress massage, hot stone massage, as the perfect base for the leisure and business guest alike. The tailor-made package based on individual needs. Treatments can be
Ayurveda massage with warm oils as well as therapeutic massages. The hotel at the InterContinental Malta is a stunning contemporary guest rooms and suites provide just what you need adapted to you needs – be it a mother-to-be or personal ailments
Detoxifying, purging, vitalizing and nourishing body treatments contemporary waterfront resort residing in a central cosmopolitan for a perfect holiday and dining locations around the hotel are set such as headaches or bad circulation. Some treatments can even
include algae body wraps, full body aloe vera masks and anti- location close to shopping, entertainment and historic sites. alive by a creative kitchen brigade. be arranged in the comfort of your hotel room. On offer are a
cellulite massages. Comprising of 451 designer-led bedrooms, eight restaurants and range of packages from the indulgent to a smaller treat; ensuring
five bars to suit all tastes, as well as an extensive list of leisure Discover Malta’s unique Mediterranean cuisine, travel to other there is something for everyone on your wellness experience.
A hammam is also available at InterContinental Malta’s Carisma facilities such as The InterContinental Beach Club with its private continents with surprising ethnic themed nights, dine al fresco
Spa & Wellness where guests can indulge in the cultured and beach, where you will find an exclusive area set aside for guests’ on the highest rooftop in town or enjoy the exciting vibe of the For those wanting to feel more energised the Lotus Fitness
individual atmosphere of traditional Turkish baths. Further personal use and comfort. hotel’s contemporary lounge. Centre is open daily. A gym centre located on level two of this
treatments in the hammam include Dead Sea salt exfoliating, aloe luxury hotel, adjacent to the spa facilities. Hotel guests may use its
vera face and body mask, and hair treatments. A visit to these Visit and enjoy a truly modern 5-star wellness experience at the All hotel guests have access to the spa facilities, which include ultra-modern gym equipment and are more than welcome to take
InterContinental Malta and Carisma Spa. an indoor pool, hot tub, cold dip, sauna, and steam room. At Le an appointment with a qualified personal trainer or take part in
Méridien St Julians Hotel & Spa, a holistic, serene approach is one of the array of classes that are on offer.
given to your wellness experience. The spa includes an inviting

Wellness Facil ities: W elln ess Facilities:

• Hammam • Myoka Lotus Spa
• Relaxation Rooms • Indoor Pool
• Massage, Private Treatment Rooms • Outdoor Pool
• Indoor and Outdoor Pool • Steam Room
• Sauna and Steam Baths • Sauna
• Gym and Fitness Centre • Jacuzzi
• Hair Salon • Hydrotherapy
• Nail Salon • Spa Garden
• Gym
Top 3 S I GNAT UR E • Physiotherapy
tr e at m e n t s : • Hair/ Nail Salon
• Restaurants/Food/Diet
• Dead Sea Salt Exfoliating, Foam
Massage and Hair Shampooing Top 3 S IGNATU RE
tr eatm ents:
• Carisma Special – Queen and King
four-hand massage • Myoka absolute facial
• Myoka Lotus massage
• Pampering Facial – Luxury • Balinese ritual package
Anti-Aging Silk Facial
Genera l in formati on :
General information:
Address: 39, Main Street Balluta Bay
Address: St. George’s Bay, St Julian’s STJ 1017
St. Julian’s STJ 3310, Malta Telephone: +356 23 110 000
Telephone: +356 21 377 600 Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected] Web:
Web: Myoka Lotus Spa
Telephone: +356 21 370163
Email: [email protected]

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RADISSON BLU RESORT & SPA Seabank Resort & Spa

Walk into a world of complete sensory heaven. Renowned for its personalised spa experiences,
the S eabank Resort is all about you.

Leave stress at the door and begin a new tranquil journey at a specially designed, hand-picked selection of pampering or The Seabank Resort & Spa offers superb all-inclusive facilities their guests. Treatments take place in the spa sanctuary away from
Radisson Blu Resort & Spa – where beauty is synonymous with rejuvenating treatments or let the staff help create a tailor-made that are aimed at providing guests with great value for money. It other facilities in the hotel, allowing guests to fully relax and unwind.
balance and wellbeing. ritual. The Myoka Sands Spa is just the place for men and women is down to earth and approachable, and constantly focused on
seeking lasting health, beauty and youth. providing high-quality services. The extensive treatment options at the spa include an array of
All the spa treatments and therapies are based on achieving total exotic massages, with therapies that sooth and revive the spirit,
purification, restoring natural energy and establishing harmony The Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Golden Sands, is a deluxe, The lively and friendly experience on offer at Seabank is one of from reflexology to a hot stone massage to name but a few.
between body and mind. The Myoka Sands Spa team understands 5-star property overlooking one of Malta’s premier sandy bays, the finest on the island. Strategically located just 30 metres away Thalion products are used throughout, promoting the widely
the need for both physical and psychological well-being and uses Golden Bay at Ghajn Tuffieha, an area of outstanding natural from Malta’s largest beaches and surrounded by an amazing array recognised benefits of seaweeds and algae. There are also a wide
significant essences of aromatherapy and physiotherapy. beauty. The resort is renowned for its responsibility towards the of options, staying at Seabank will guarantee you peace of mind number of beauty treatments available to make you look as good
environment and was built incorporating extensive eco-friendly and a wholly refreshing holiday experience. on the outside as you feel within.
Each treatment has been specially developed to revive, measures, such as a pioneering water-treatment plant, as well as
rejuvenate and restore the skin while rebalancing mind, body being landscaped to harmonise with its location as sensitively From the gastronomic delights to the entertainment and There are six tranquil treatment rooms at the AquaMarine Spa,
and spirit. Experience the ultimate in relaxation with one of as possible. wellness facilities, you will constantly discover something new to one of which is designed for couples. The aim is to ensure every
the spa’s day packages, during which fully qualified therapists do at Seabank All-Inclusive Resort & Spa. The staff will help you guest receives the mind, body and soul experience of a lifetime, so
will ensure an unforgettable experience with a selection of This luxury hotel offers a full complement of hotel restaurants, craft a personalised experience through unlimited use of any of the each room is deliciously fragrant, each treatment bitingly fresh.
international therapies. bars and facilities. From lounging poolside with a refreshing club’s numerous leisure facilities.
cocktail to enjoying a rigorous tennis match with friends and family. The resort is all about relaxation and the days will just drift by,
The surroundings of the spa inspire guests to take time for Thrilling water sports, including a diving centre and jet-ski rental The AquaMarine Spa and Fitness Centre at the Seabank Resort and it all begins with the tranquillity of the environment from the
personal reflection to renew priorities and discover themselves. service, offer fun choices for exploring the Mediterranean coast. has been designed to be a haven of relaxation and indulgence for moment you enter the spa.
Let yourself respond to the sense of touch to enhance every Other services and amenities include four swimming pools, tennis
experience, letting relaxation flow from the crown of the head to courts, private beach, concierge, business centre, shuttle bus, car
the tips of the toes. Inhale pure aromatherapy-blended essential hire, 24-hour room service.
oils designed to stimulate body, mind and spirit. Choose from

Wellness Facil ities: W elln ess Facil iti e s:

• Myoka Sands Spa • Sauna/Steam Room
• Outdoor and Indoor Pools • Chill Out Room
• Sauna • Gym
• Jacuzzi • Hair and Nail Studio
• Gym/Personal Training • Six Treatment Rooms
• Physiotherapy • Physiotherapy
• Myoka Nail Salon • Indoor and Outdoor Pools
• Ayurveda Centre
• Couple’s Spa Suite Top 3 S IGNAT UR E
• Hair Salon tr eatm ents:

Top 3 S I GNAT UR E • AquaMarine Energy: (Including
tr e at m e n t s : Rouge Corail Exfoliation, Hydrobath
with sea crystals, Full Body massage)
• Aromatherapy massage €60 • La Stone Full Body Massage
• Aromatherapy facial €60 • Relaxing Polynesian Journey
• Ayurveda massage €70
Genera l in fo r m ati o n:
General information:
Address: Marfa Road,
Address: Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Mellieha MLH 9063
Golden Sands, Golden Bay, l/o Telephone: +356 22891330
Mellieha MLH5510 Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +356 23 56000 Web:
Email: [email protected]
Myoka Sands Spa
Telephone: +356 23 561191
Email: [email protected]

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HHHH A Rural Oasis

The Dolmen Resort Hotel & Spa FiLLED WITH tranquillity AND rural charm, GOZO’S hidden
beaches, rolling hills, historic villages and authentic spas
Sophisticated pampering in a natural environment
unlike ANY other. are a treat just waiting to be discovered.

Beautifully located at the water’s edge, the Dolmen 4-star hotel For a perfect escape from the stresses and strains of daily life
boasts 375 guest rooms and 38 highly finished superior rooms enjoy a serene and relaxed atmosphere in the perfect haven of the
and suites with panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea and luxurious Myoka Dolmen Spa.
St. Paul’s.
Overlooking the clear blue Mediterranean Sea you can indulge
The hotel delivers uncompromising quality while intertwining in one of the invigorating body treatments or holistic experiences
the culture and fabric of Malta into the entire resort. (The Bugibba that leaves you feeling energised, refreshed and radiant. With a
Temple, which is preserved in the grounds of the hotel, belongs to vast range of more than 80 treatments to choose from, expose
the same category of prehistoric monuments as Tarxien and Hagar your senses to something new every day.
Qim in Malta and Ggantija in Gozo.)
Relax your body from the day-to-day stress you encounter
The Dolmen Resort Hotel has a multitude of lavish facilities to in one of the saunas or the calming hydro massage section. The
ensure your stay is one of total enjoyment. For food lovers there tropical heated indoor pool is a favourite year-round with its sultry
are four restaurants each serving delectable cuisine, you can also warm temperatures.
socialise in one of the four bars.
Within the luxurious spa, guests will also find a fully equipped
There is a wide range of entertainment on offer – in the fitness room. The gym is open to resident guests of the hotel and
daytime soak up the sun at the Beach Club, try one of the many has flatscreen TVs, air conditioning and refreshments, so you can
water sports or escape in to the sea with the diving club. In the catch up on current events while working out on the range of
evening experience the live music entertainment where every cardiovascular and exercise equipment.
night is different. Party at the Amazonia club or try your luck at the
four-hall casino, which stays open until the sun rises. The Dolmen Resort offers the best of both worlds – experience
fun and excitement or drift into a world of bliss and relaxation.

Wellness Facil ities:

• Myoka Dolmen Spa
• Heated indoor Pool
• Outdoor Pool
• Sauna
• Jacuzzi
• Gym
• Myoka Spa Nail Salon
• Restaurants/Food/Diet

tr e at m e n t s :

• Executive de-stress
• Myoka Bliss facial
• Chinese massage

General information:

Address: Qawra, St. Pauls Bay,
SPB 2402, Malta
Telephone: +356 2355 2355
Email: [email protected]
Myoka Dolmen Spa
Telephone: +356 21 577500
Email: [email protected]

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sports, which can be enjoyed year-round. The terraced fields, window (a rocky opening framing stunning views) and fungus rock, There are plenty of ‘Gozitan’ rituals, too, such as ‘Ocean
bordered by miles of old rubble walls, slope down a myriad of hills the sheer cliffs, curving bays and gigantic caves. The Zebbug track Memory’, which involves algae petals and salts scrub to help
and valleys, giving the countryside an irresistible lure for ramblers, requires an intermediate level of biking skill, with scenic rewards improve circulation. For those looking to improve the condition
especially during the autumn, winter and spring months when the such as Il-Qolla l-Bajda (the white hill), Is-Salvatur (a statue of of their skin there are various anti-ageing, firming treatments, and
Island attains a green golden hue all around. Jesus on a hill) and the picturesque Gozitan countryside. The great inch-loss detoxifying experiences using intensive mud, which treat
outdoors, pollution-free air and natural beauty of the Island aids the skin and to help shed toxins.
Surrounded by sea, Gozo naturally offers a wide range of water the feeling of wellbeing.
sports, such as paragliding, sailing and not to mention, scuba Feeding your body and soul with a spa retreat that combines
diving. Over the past decade, scuba diving in Gozo has grown One of the joys of being on Gozo is that, no matter where you treatments along with local food and enlightening excursions is
immensely in popularity. This is no surprise considering the many are, you’re never far from one of the many magnificent beaches what Gozo does best. Take boat trips around the Dwejira coast,
scenic dive sites, beautifully coloured coral reefs and caves, such as or secluded little coves. There is a choice of both sandy and rocky sample produce from an organic farm or even try your hand at
Cathedral and Coral caves, which over the years have become a beaches on the Island, offering scenic spots and serene areas for those painting or scuba diving.
habitat for varied and unusual marine life. wanting peace and quiet, including Dwejra, San Blas Ramla Bay,
Xlendi Bay and Il-Kantra, a private fjord-like rocky beach where you Escaping the masses, whilst improving your wellbeing doesn’t
The ingredients that make Gozo and Malta so attractive for can always find a corner for rest, relaxation and tranquillity. get much better than this for the discerning traveller.
scuba diving are the unique topography, mild weather and clean
pollution-free waters. In summer, the warm sea temperature The Island’s culinary experience contains its very own
(averaging 26˚C) makes it possible for divers to wear a light wet gastronomic specialities and never ceases to amaze food lovers. In
suit, making it easier for beginners and the less adventurous, the past, eateries offered authentic local food, which still survive
and the waters around the hidden rocky coves of Dwejra today, but aside from these family favourites there are now a
invite snorkellers with their safe bathing, which can be enjoyed number of sophisticated restaurants offering more haute cuisine
throughout the year. and creative, contemporary dishes. However, rural cuisine, such
as aljotta (fish soup) and stuffat tal-fenek (rabbit stew), can always
Gozo is exceptional for mountain biking for all levels of ability, be found and served alongside fine local wines.
with its serene environment and breathtaking views. The Dwejra
route is popular for beginners and the highlights include the Azure Gozo’s spa and wellness experiences go hand-in-hand with the
environment. So you’ll find an eclectic mix of natural Ayurvedic,
Gozo’s small size is deceptive – its rich history and unique Balinese, Indian and Turkish treatments. Lifestyle stays (from
landscape catches everyone by surprise. The rugged Island is three to 21 days) are hugely popular in Gozo, such as leading
covered by lush vegetation and dramatic cliffs, and is a haven of Ayurvedic retreats that are designed to restore balance as well as
unspoiled rustic beauty. Inhabited since mythical times, Gozo incorporating a nutritional programme with an Indian chef who’ll
retains an aura of unblemished splendour, offering a complete prepare tailor-made meals in line with your unique dosha (a
oasis from the stresses of modern life. thumbprint). Daily yoga is also offered to develop harmony and
balance within the body.
The Island’s history and past cultures are evident from its Ggantija
Megalithic temples (thought to be the oldest free standing structures
in the world) and forts dotted around the countryside and along
the shoreline. An ancient walled city located in Victoria (the Island’s
capital) perched high above sea level dominates the centre of
the Island. From the huge walls of the fortifications a breathtaking
panorama unfolds, where all the villages with their dominant church
domes can be marvelled.

Situated in the heart of Victoria is the Basilica of St. George and the
narrow medieval streets that surround it instil a feeling of times gone
by. Life on Gozo operates at a much slower pace than its neighbour
Malta – yet it’s an exciting destination, providing some of Europe’s
most compelling outdoor experiences, medieval architecture,
exquisite cuisine and beautiful places to stay.

Gozo’s natural environment is home to a number of invigorating

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Kempinski San Lawrenz Ta’Cenc

Surround yourself WITH tranquiL lity at this immersed in nature and embraced by relaxation.
luxurious Medit erranean hideaway.

The Kempinski Spa invites to discover a wide range of treatments eliminate all toxic imbalances from the body, regain resistance to This fantastic 5-star, 83-room, all bungalow resort is filled with the rocky fjord inlet in the hotel grounds and known for its savage
and products from all over the world including traditional diseases and maintain good health. The treatments include oil modern facilities and provides a unique atmosphere with complete beauty and clear sea.
European treatments, original Oriental hammam experiences and therapy, rejuvenation therapy, body slimming, aphrodisiac therapy, tranquillity and relaxation. Set in unspoiled natural surroundings
authentic Indian Ayurveda. skin care, Panchakarma, treatments for mental wellbeing and other with beautifully laid out walkways flanked by flowering shrubs The spa has been chosen to blend with its surroundings and
individual treatments from the Kerala region. and mature trees, the Ta’ Cenc Hotel and Spa is a haven of peace its distinct ‘Trullo’-style mirrors the hotel suites. It has an indoor/
The spa is the ideal place to indulge, discover and relax. Beside and calm. outdoor heated swimming pool, gymnasium, steam bath, Finnish
the heated indoor pool and a 31˚C oxygen rich hydro-pool, The new Oriental hammam treatment area offers both physical sauna, tanning room, masseur, beauticians and whirlpool bath.
guests can take pleasure in a Jacuzzi, steam bath, solarium and and spiritual healing through treatments based on the healing Known as ‘the island within an island’, this private oasis with
three outdoor pools. rituals of the One Thousand and One Nights story. Revolving on this its vast adjoining 160 hectares of rural wilderness contains For conferences, incentives and cocktail receptions Hotel
authentic theme, a wide range of rituals and massages therapies outstanding archaeological, ecological and geological features. This Ta’ Cenc offers the impressive Palazzo Palina, situated on the
The wellness area comprises one of Europe’s best Ayurvedic are offered to release the negative energy in the body and purify includes prehistoric remains dating back to the Neolithic period hotel grounds. Built between 1697 and 1720 by the Grand Master
and Marine Care Centres and a brand new Oriental hammam. mind and soul. (5,000 years old) such as the dolmens – sepulchral structures Ramon Perellos Y Roccaful of the Order of the Knights of St. John
Covering 2600 square metres with 17 treatment rooms, one which formed the funerary chamber – and remains of the of Malta, it was used by the landlord who was in charge of the
can relieve stress and strain by choosing from a large variety of For guests who seek more sportive activities, the facilities megalithic ‘Borg tal-Mramma’ temple. Ta’ Cenc territory.
treatments. Apart from the Thalgo products, which the hotel has include a large, daylight fitness centre overlooking the garden
been using for many years, one can now also find the luxurious and tennis courts with a full range of cardiovascular and strength Besides its two tennis courts and the two enchanting swimming Ta’ Cenc is your destination in the middle of the Mediterranean,
products by the renowned Ligne Charme D’Orient. resistance equipment as well as an extensive set of weights. Two pools, the hotel also offers its own private rocky beach, located in where courteous professional staff are as transparent and warm as
floodlit tennis courts and two squash courts are complimentary for the surrounding sea.
The marine therapies include algae body wraps, peeling scrubs, resort guest’s use.
facial treatments, refreshing Vichy showers, massages in the hydrojet
tub, underwater massages, flash showers and many more. Synonymous with luxury, the beautiful 122-room, 5-star
Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz is located in peaceful surroundings
Professional and experienced therapists head the Ayurvedic just a few minutes from the harbour and centre of the island.
Centre. Ayurveda defines itself as the most natural way to refresh,

Wellness Facil ities: W elln ess Facilitie s:

• Spa and Marine Care Centre • Sauna and Steam Room
• Oriental Hammam • Jacuzzi
• Authentic Ayurveda Centre with • Hydrotherapy Bath
Ayurvedic Kitchen • Tanning Room
• Pools (3 Outdoor, 2 Indoor) • Beauty Salon
• Fitness Centre and Gym • Gym
• Hair Salon
• Nail Salon Top 3 S IGNATU RE
tr eatm ents:
tr e at m e n t s : • Ta’ Cenc Spa Body Touch
• Ta’ Cenc Spa D-Age
• Arabian Fragrance Experience • Ta’ Cenc Spa Intensive Mud
• Indoceane - A Journey of Love
• The Gozitan Signature Treatment Genera l in formati o n:
from the Heart of the Mediterranean
Address: Cenc Str, Sannat Gozo,
General information: SNT9049 MALTA
Telephone: +356 22191000
Address: Triq ir-Rokon, San Lawrenz, Email: [email protected]
SLZ1040 Web:
Telephone: +356 2211 0000
Email: [email protected]

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Malta and Gozo – At a glance

The Islands: International dialling code:
The three main islands, Malta, Gozo and Comino are inhabited, +356
while the three smaller islands, Cominotto, Filfla and St. Paul’s
Island, are uninhabited. Driving:
Driving is on the left. The speed limit is 64 km/h on country roads
Loc ati o n : and 40 km/h in built-up areas. International and national driving
Located in the centre of the Mediterranean, the Maltese islands licences are required for car hire.
are about 93 Kilometres south of Sicily.
Travel information:
Siz e : With direct flights from Air Malta, the national carrier, as well
Malta is the largest landmass of the Maltese Islands and covers as a number of low cost airlines departing from 15 international
246 kilometres squared with 136 kilometres of coastline. Gozo and regional airports on a weekly basis, it has never been easier to
is approximately 67 kilometres squared and has 50 kilometres of fly to Malta and enjoy island life.
coastline. Comino covers only 2.7 kilometres squared.
Less than three hours from Britain with Malta’s International
Po pu l ati o n : Airport just 20 minutes from the capital Valletta, Malta is an
The population of the Islands is more than 410,000. ideal destination for both short weekend breaks as well as
extended holidays.
The official languages are Maltese and English. Many residents Key UK airports that operate to Malta include London airports
are multilingual. Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and Stansted, Manchester, Birmingham,
Newcastle, Edinburgh, Belfast, Cardiff, Exeter, Norwich, Bristol
Curre n c y: and Leeds-Bradford. There are also flights from Dublin. For further
The official currency is the euro. Many hotels, larger shops and information on all airlines that fly into Malta from international
restaurants also accept foreign currency. gateways please visit

En try r e quir e m e n t s : 4 and 5-STAR hotels On Malta and Gozo:
Entry visas are not required by anyone holding a passport from the Malta offers visitors an exciting selection of 4 and 5-star
European Union. Please check with the Malta High Commission international, independent and boutique hotels, situated across
for entry requirements of any other nationalities. the Islands in various destinations and locations from seafront and
Telephone: 020 7292 4800. city centre hotels to properties in the middle of the countryside.
International brands such as Hilton, Westin, Corinthia,
Time: InterContinental, Radisson, Relais et Chateaux, Kempinski and Le
GMT +1 Meridien have chosen to open beautiful properties on Malta and
Gozo alongside a number of independently owned hotels.

Climate: The Maltese Archipelago
Malta has a typical Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, and humid winters.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Days of sunshine Malta 18 22 25 28 28 30 30 29 27 24 21 17

Temperature (C) Malta 14 15 16 20 24 29 31 33 29 25 16 12

Hours of Sunshine 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 11 9 8 7 6

Rainfall (mm) Malta 90 60 39 27 10 1 0 6 43 78 91 110

The Malta Tourism Authority would like to thank the following photographers for contributing images to this supplement: pelusacreatePublished by
Paolo Andrade, Kurt Arrigo, Paolo Meitre Liberatini, Clive Vella and Jean Louis Vertz

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