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Issue 1 venues

...The Islands of Malta and Gozo...


Firstly I wish you warm The Truly Mediterranean Islands of Malta grand baroque palaces with stunning Gardens introduction
congratulations, getting married is and Gozo provide the ideal back drop to or those preferring something more rustic can
one of the most special and exciting every wedding, with year-round sunshine, choose a beautiful farmhouse set in the quaint 1
moments for every couple and as a azure waters and luxurious resorts. In Maltese countryside of Gozo. For nature lovers, Malta’s
married man I know exactly how culture, marriages are lavish affairs, but beautiful sandy beaches provide a location like
perfect it needs to be! whether you’re planning a laidback do for no other, with the warm Mediterranean lapping
close family or a spectacular affair for 200, any at your feet.
When you’re sipping a glass of champagne wedding held in Malta will be one to remember.
watching the sun set over the crystal clear We know that the decision of how and
waters of Malta reflecting on the best day of Boasting around 365 beautiful churches where to get married is one of the most
your life, you’ll know you couldn’t have chosen dotted around the Islands, Malta is an ideal important you’ll ever make and want to let you
a better destination than Malta. destination for those desiring a religious know that choosing Malta as a destination,
wedding. Of course if your ideal nuptials are you can rest assured that no task will be too
With fresh, local, expertly cooked Mediterranean more, chic cocktails at cosmopolitan hotels, big or small to ensure the perfect ceremony,
food, impeccable service, breathtaking beauty bare foot romance on the beach or old world celebration or honeymoon.
and excellent weather – a wedding anywhere charm there is a wide choice of licenced
else seems to spite itself! venues, all of which are set to inspire and Alex Incorvaja
delight. The grandiose will love one of the
Director UK & Ireland


With year-round sunshine, spellbinding Mediterranean waters,
spectacular scenery, luxurious resorts and delectable cuisine,
Malta can make a dream wedding become reality.

At just a three-hour flight from all the transcend the ages, from its mythological great value for money, making a Maltese

major airports in Britain, it is a short trip links of Homers Odyssey, to attracting the destination wedding available to everyone.

to one of the most romantic and magical Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans and the Malta is a Roman Catholic country and

wedding destinations in the world – the crusading Knights of St John. boasts more than 350 beautiful churches

malta Maltese Islands. The islands exude a sense of the magical around the islands, making it a fantastic

Malta is situated in the centre of the and mysterious. This aura hasn’t gone destination for couples desiring a religious

Mediterranean, 62 miles south of Sicily. It is unnoticed and, coupled with some of the most ceremony. For those who wish to have a civil

in fact an archipelago of three islands: Malta, beautiful landscape in the Mediterranean, Malta ceremony there are also numerous venues,

its smaller sister Gozo – with its stunning has become extremely popular with Hollywood, including many luxurious hotels.

2 landscapes and scenery, and the tiny island of providing the backdrop for countless cinematic However, Malta’s venues are in no way limited
Comino. The islands have untouched and rich blockbusters such as Gladiator, Troy and U571. to just hotels and churches. The historic capital of

with wildlife. With its Mediterranean climate, Weddings Valletta, with its ancient buildings and magnificent

Malta offers year-round sunshine with long harbour, adds a sumptuous backdrop to any

summer days and warm dry winters, providing In Maltese culture, marriages are lavish affairs ceremony. As does the former capital Mdina,

the perfect wedding destination 365 days a year. but whether you’re planning a laidback with its magnificent panoramic view of the island.

The islands have a long and rich history, reception for close friends and family With such a varied and colourful historic

boasting some of the world’s most ancient or a spectacular affair for a much larger past, Malta offers something for everyone.

standing buildings. Valletta is the capital of number, any wedding held in Malta will be The grandiose will love one of the imposing

Malta and is recognised as a UNESCO World one to remember. From church weddings baroque palazzos with stunning gardens

Heritage City as it is filled with examples of to civil ceremonies, it has a vast array of and those preferring something more rustic

grand architecture. Malta’s past seems to wedding services to fit all budgets and offers can choose a beautiful farmhouse set in the

quaint countryside. For nature lovers, Malta’s have chosen to open beautiful properties. Friday and Sunday nights, and are beginning malta
beautiful sandy beaches provide a location like The stunning Hotel Phoenicia Malta and the to attract a wider crowd from across Europe.
no other. In fact there are so many magical Grand Hotel Excelsior, both situated close to Also, with Malta’s warm climate, beach 3
wedding destinations that choosing to get the island’s capital, Valletta provide a luxurious parties are very popular during the summer.
married in Malta is the easy part – the tricky bit stay; as do the Hotel Cavalieri in St Julians
is narrowing down the choices. and Calypso Hotel in Gozo. Malta also offers Food and drink
a number of elegantly styled boutique hotels
With all these alternatives it is recommended including The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux, a Food is an important part of Maltese culture,
you speak with one of the numerous wedding grandiose 17th Century palazzo in Mdina, The and its geography and history has helped
planners based in Malta. With their knowledge Palace in Sliema and the Ta’ Cenc in Gozo. Be create a blend of Mediterranean flavours.
of the region and expertise they can ensure a it traditional or modern, grand or boutique, there With its Sicilian, Italian, Lebanese and
dream wedding matches any budget. They can are resorts available to fit all tastes and budgets. North African influences, Malta has taken
help bring to light all the available options as the bits from each to form its own distinct
well as explaining the cultural and legal aspects Nightlife gastronomic identity. This is evident in many
of getting married in Malta. of the restaurants and bistros throughout
Although Malta is renowned for its relaxing Malta and Gozo.
Accommodation ambience, there are still plenty of places
to dance the night away. There is a large From acclaimed restaurants to family run
With an abundance of luxury hotels, Malta choice of venues, with the main nightlife eateries, the focus remains on fresh, delicious
offers visitors an amazing selection of locations situated in Valletta, Paceville and produce and celebrates a rich culinary history
accommodation. International brands such as Bugibba. Not to mention a number of open that is still constantly evolving. For the culinary
Radisson Blu and Le Meridien in St Julians, air clubs, which are particularly popular on enthusiast is a
Malta and Kempinski San Lawrenz in Gozo great place to find out about the best ❥

places to eat and explore Maltese cuisine. Activities and her husband, Prince Philip, the Duke
Wine connoisseurs can explore the local of Edinburgh, spent the first two years of
vineyards, as Malta has five main winemakers For the more sporty and adventurous their married lives residing in Malta, the only
taking advantage of the rich grapes grown in there are an abundance of activities of country outside Britain where they have
the region. which to take advantage. The waters lived. She looks back with fondness on
around the islands have been voted the those years and in 2007 the Queen and the
Many of Malta’s hotels can provide bespoke best in the Mediterranean for diving and the Duke returned to Malta to mark their 60th
wedding menus that deliver a varied taste of the excellent dive schools cater for beginners wedding anniversary – in what many referred
traditional and modern. Alternatively there are a and pros alike. to as the couple’s second honeymoon.
number of excellent catering businesses which
specialise in producing delectable dishes on site. Malta’s location makes it the ultimate Couples honeymooning in Malta will be
yachting hub and chartering is easy throughout able to experience a romantic escape like
Spa the islands. But for those who prefer to stay no other. With hotels providing special
on land, the island’s rocky terrain provides honeymoon suites with stunning views as well
For those who like to be pampered, the climbers, trekkers and mountain bikers, as other couple-focused amenities to make
Maltese islands are a haven for spa and with limitless trails to explore. The warm, you feel like royalty.
wellness enthusiasts. Offering the latest dry Maltese climate also makes it a great
treatments and facilities, from ayurvedic destination for golfers. For further information on Malta please visit
massages to special healing baths, visitors ❤
are spoilt for choice. Twelve of the luxury Honeymoons
hotels in Malta and two in Gozo offer
state-of-the-art spa facilities, with special all- With all the excitement of the wedding,
inclusive packages available. many couples will have only had time to see
a fraction of the island. Queen Elizabeth II



GRAND terrace, offering breathtaking views of the marina Hotel facilities: venues
HOTEL and harbour or the hotel’s colourful plaza. Restaurants: Admiral’s Landing, Spice
Boasting 13 versatile banquet rooms – from Island, Yacht Club, TIKI Bar and Restaurant,
HHHHH the opulent grand ballroom, which has Harbour View Bar
panoramic sea views and can hold up to 1,000
Bring us your wedding vision and let people, to delightful intimate events in stunning Pool: Outdoor pool and indoor pool
us show you its realisation... surroundings – there is something for everybody. Spa: Full spa with sauna, steam bath and

Overview The Grand Hotel Excelsior believes dining 8 treatment rooms
should always be a pleasure; that is why our
It’s your wedding day. Picture yourself at wedding food is of the highest quality and is Gym: Fully equipped gymnasium
a hotel of exceptional luxury, on Malta’s unique to each couple, their taste and style. Sport: Diving packages
Mediterranean coast just outside the The award-winning kitchen puts together Additional: Private beach, executive
imposing medieval walls of Valletta. delectable, innovative menus for you to choose
Sparkling chandeliers are reflected in rich from and can tailor these whether it’s for a chauffeur driven service, babysitting
marble floors, while our grand staircase sit down meal for 20 guests or a stand-up services, laundry and dry cleaning,
whisks you away to a ballroom overlooking reception for 800. business centre, tailor-made excursions
the bustling harbour.
Every couple receives a personal welcome Wedding facilities:
Venture into the heart of the building and and friendly, professional service. The hotel’s Service/ceremony/blessing facilities: Yes
you will be mesmerised by our spectacular dedicated team of wedding planners will Reception room and capacity: 13 versatile
waterside views of Fort Manoel and the north arrange an initial meeting to establish precisely
coast. This is the Mediterranean hospitality – what the bride and groom desire, after which banquet rooms, each seating between
this is the Grand Hotel Excelsior Malta. the entire wedding ceremony, reception and/ 6 and 900 people.
or honeymoon is tailored exclusively to order.
Situated within walking distance of the historic The Grand Hotel Excelsior can perform civil Catering services: Yes
walled capital city of Valletta, it commands wedding ceremonies and will make all the Hotel wedding planner: Mr Neal Debono is
Malta’s prime waterfront location. The Grand arrangements from start to finish.
Hotel Excelsior offers 428 elegant rooms and a full time wedding and events specialist
suites, each with its own romantic balcony or Exceptional cuisine, flawless service and working at Grand Hotel Excelsior
world-class luxury in the magnificent setting
of a Mediterranean island rich in history and Wedding couples suite: Yes
natural beauty… everything is in place for
a spectacular wedding day and a dream General information
honeymoon at the Grand Hotel Excelsior. Wedding contact: Mr Neal Debono
Telephone: 00356 9911 9982
Address: Great Siege Road, Floriana
Email: [email protected]

LE MÉRIDIEN culture. Nestled on the former gardens of a Gym: Ultra-modern fitness centre
ST JULIANS 19th-century villa, it is the perfect base for a
HOTEL & SPA stimulating journey to discover all of Malta’s (free for Guests)
many treasures.
Golf: 10km away from the hotel
Dining locations around the hotel are set Sport: In the hotel: squash court and
alive by a creative kitchen brigade and a
aerobics classes (at a charge); at proximity

of the hotel: water sports, scuba diving,

HHHHH passionate executive head chef. We can horse riding
provide an extensive range of wedding menus
Exchange your vows with us to fit all gastronomic tastes. Discover the Wedding facilities
and your day will be all you ever island’s unique Mediterranean recipes, travel to Service/ceremony/blessing facilities:
dreamed of... other continents with surprising ethnic-themed
nights, dine al fresco on the highest rooftop in On request

Reception room and capacity: Outdoor

town or enjoy the exciting vibe of the hotel’s venues (rooftop and terraces), large

Overview contemporary lounge. Cuisine is definitely a exhibition hall, banquet hall and restaurants

lifestyle at Le Méridien. that can cater for small weddings and up to

As your wedding fairy tale unfolds before With an amazing range of amenities, parties of 300pax.

your eyes, you know you’ve made the including pools, a gym, water sports and golf Catering services: Yes

right choice. This is the right moment. nearby, there will always be something for you Hotel Wedding planner: Yes

The right person. The right place. Indeed, and your guests to do.
Before your wedding day, what better way General information
our dedicated events team will be inspired

by your vision to ensure they make this the to relax then in the Lotus Spa MyoKa. A holistic Wedding contact: Bugeja Bernice
approach is given to this spa experience, in a Seasonal opening: Open all year round
perfect day for you.

venues Whether you wish for a grand celebration tropical setting with impressive carved columns Address: 39 Main Street, Balluta Bay,

or something more intimate, Le Méridien imported from Bali. This relaxing area is a must St Julians, STJ1017

St Julians will embrace your wedding with during your stay to our stunning five-star hotel. Telephone: 00356 2311 2109
Email: [email protected]
a passionate level of service. As part of Hotel facilities Web:
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide,

our promise is to provide you with a true Rooms: 276 rooms and suites

6 dream wedding. Restaurants: 2 restaurants + 2 seasonal

Located in picturesque Balluta Bay, the Le outlets (open in Summer only)

Méridien St Julians Hotel & Spa celebrates Pool: 1 indoor + 1 rooftop outdoor pool

the Maltese way of living and its diverse Spa: Lotus Spa MyoKa

HOTEL legally recognised and the Hotel Phoenicia Hotel facilities: venues
PHOENICIA Malta is a licensed wedding venue that can Rooms: 136
MALTA host ceremonies on site; either within the hotel Restaurants: 3 7
or outdoors in our landscaped gardens. Our Pool: 1 outdoor pool, heated in winter.
HHHHH experienced wedding planner will be able to take Gym: Available
you through the various stages of paperwork Golf: Mini golf available
Welcome to the Hotel Phoenicia that accompany a civil ceremony in Malta. Additional: 7.5 acres of mature gardens, 6
Malta – one of the most exclusive
and historic destinations in Malta. Our selection of wedding venues makes function rooms, including a grand ballroom.
Let us wrap you in romance, history getting married on the island that much
and unique Mediterranean charm easier. Whether you choose the lavish Wedding facilities:
surroundings of our striking grand ballroom, Service/ceremony/blessing facilities: Various
Overview: or the picturesque setting of our Bastion pool,
the Hotel Phoenicia Malta will ensure your packages are available as per the attached
Combining old world elegance and with Mediterranean wedding is something you will portfolio – tailor-made packages are also
modern luxury, the Hotel Phoenicia Malta is remember forever. possible on request
a premier five-star luxury Art Deco boutique
hotel which has a well-earned reputation We are passionate about our food. Every Catering services: Food and beverage catering
as one of the most desirable wedding single one of our delectable menus, whether
venues in Malta. for receptions  or gala dinners, is carefully is provided by the hotel
thought through to combine the best local
Located at the city gates of Valletta, and produce and a variety of enticing flavours.  Hotel wedding planner: Katriona Schembri
boasting acres of beautifully landscaped Wedding couples suite: The hotel offers the
gardens and a grand ballroom, this Set amid 7.5 acres, the hotel combines
magnificent hotel offers an idyllic location comfort and luxury with stunning views at couple complimentary overnight stay in a
for a dream wedding. every turn. The fantastic facilities, such as our suite with a wedding booked for a minimum
Bastion pool deck and various spa treatments, of 50 guests.
With some 365 churches in Malta, religious are the perfect way to relax.
ceremonies are still the most popular form of Additional: A dedicated wedding planner to
wedding. However, civil ceremonies are also We understand the stresses of the day,
and our specialist wedding planner will be assist the couple with all their requirements
there for you every step of the way, ensuring through to the end of the wedding.
your wedding turns out to be the occasion of
which you have always dreamed. General information
Wedding contact: Katriona Schembri
So let us provide you with an absolutely Address: The Mall, Floriana FRN 1478
unforgettable experience. Telephone: +356 2122 5241
Fax: +356 2123 5254
E-mail: [email protected]

RADISSON the Mediterranean Sea make the perfect Gym: Yes
BLU RESORT, photographic backdrop. The central location Golf: 15 minutes away by car
ST JULIANS makes it ideal for getting away from it all Sport: Tennis, water sports, diving
and focusing your mind on making your Wedding facilities
wedding day an unforgettable experience. Venues suitable for Civil Ceremony / Blessing:
The resort offers a private beach club and a

HHHHH range of sports and leisure facilities, including The Edge 4 - 30 persons
massage rooms, tennis courts, indoor and The Carlson Suite / Terrace 4 - 200 persons

Dream weddings and honeymoons outdoor swimming pools, jacuzzi, gym, The Conservatory / Terrace 4 - 40 persons
in a St Julians gem sauna and much more. A fantastic team of The Grand Ballroom / Terrace 40 -
professionals are constantly on hand and have 500 persons

the experience to organise your wedding and Venues for Wedding Dinner:

Overview cater for all tastes and budgets. Whether you The Edge Terrace 40 - 200 persons

choose an exclusive private gathering for 15 The Carlson Suite 40 - 100 persons

For an incredible, memorable destination or a wedding of 100, our wedding packages The Grand Ballroom / Terrace 40 -

wedding, choose Malta for its breathtaking have been designed to cover many traditional 300 persons

scenery, rich culture and exceptional elements of a wedding reception, making it Le Bistro Upper Terrace 10 - 40 persons

weather. Choose the Radisson Blu Resort, easy for you to plan your day exactly the way The Kontiki Restaurant / Terrace 2 -

St Julians for your perfect Malta wedding; you want it. Chefs at the five-star restaurant 200 persons

with inspirational ideas, a glorious celebration offer a delectable menu of banquet and seated General information

of laughter, tears, kisses, pledges, oaths and dinner options to couples marrying at the

toasts are guaranteed at this gem among St resort. The range of top-class restaurants, Wedding contact: Victoria Hancock or

venues Julians hotels. combined with the spectacular views, elegant Diana Michelli

The Radisson Blu Resort, St Julians is a facilities and perfect professional planning, Telephone: +356 21374894

five-star deluxe hotel situated in St George’s ensure any wedding at the Radisson Blu is Address: Radisson Blu Resort, St Julians,

Bay on the island’s northern coast, directly every bit as memorable as you dreamed it. St George’s Bay, St Julians STJ3391

overlooking the crystal clear blue waters of Hotel facilities Email: [email protected]
the Mediterranean and with stunning views Web:

stretching from the historic Grand Harbour Rooms: 252
8 on the east to the sister island of Gozo on Restaurants: Le Bistro, Kontiki, The Edge
Pool: 3, including one indoor
the west. When it comes to capturing your

special day, the beautiful views overlooking Spa: Yes

THE PALACE Grand Harbour together with a relaxing Wedding facilities: venues
Asian themed setting and specialities, Service/ceremony/blessing facilities: Yes,
HHHHH ensure your happy wedding memories will 9
last a lifetime. blessing facilities at the Catholic Parish
Urban chic meets serene relaxation at Church opposite
the super luxurious Palace Hotel Adjoining The Palace is a monument of a
bygone age. The unique 200-year-old Palazzo Reception room and capacity:
Overview: Capua, rich in architectural features and
endowed with fine antiques, has recently been Royal Hall – banquet 120, reception 300
The Palace provides a stunning mix of restored to its former grandeur. State Hall – banquet 100, reception 250
contemporary décor and old-fashioned Tabloid – banquet 100, reception 250
elegance, and is one of Malta’s most And if your idea of a romantic break TemptAsian – banquet 150, reception 450
sought-after five-star hotels. includes the power of indulgence, the state- TemptAsian Pool Deck – banquet 300,
of-the art spa is a must: enjoy one of the reception 550
Located in the centre of Sliema, one of the signature treatments, all carried out by fully Palazzo Capua – banquet 70,
most stylish destinations on this charming qualified therapists. reception 200
island, The Palace is within walking distance
of the rocky beach and buzzing nightspots The on-site wedding team at The Palace Catering services: 4-star service & 5-star
St Julians and Paceville. can organise your dream wedding for you
and guide you every step of the way, allowing service both in-house & outside catering
Think cosmopolitan yet relaxing, the hotel you to arrive on the Maltese island and find
is the ultimate in luxury. Comfort and sterling everything prepared for the big day. Hotel wedding planner: The Events Team
service are the top priority and are impeccably Wedding couples suite: Yes
offered by a top team of professionals. Easy, affordable, perfect!
General information
The Palace offers a variety of exclusive Hotel facilities: Wedding contact: Sylvain Azzopardi
venues that cater for every wedding day desire. Rooms: 149 Contact details: +356 21 333 444
The Royal Hall, The State Hall, The Tabloid and Restaurants: TemptAsian, The Tabloid, Seasonal opening: Open all year round
Alexandra Gardens: all these sites have been Telephone: +356 21 333 444
designed from concept to décor stage in order Talk of Town Café Address: AX Hotels, The Palace, High Street
to ensure the perfect setting for your once-in- Pools: 2 ( Outdoor + Indoor)
a-lifetime occasion. Sliema SLM 1542
Spa: Yes
Another incredible option is TemptAsian. Gym: Yes Email [email protected],
Panoramic views of Sliema and the Additional: 24 taxi service, seasonal bar
[email protected]
– Lounge 360 open for the summer.
Palazzo Capua (200 year old building) Web:,
– an extension of the hotel.

THE XARA outdoor feeling in an indoor space. Ideal for the Pool: Not available. Four suites have a
PALACE smaller intimate celebrations, it will accommodate
up to 150 guests at a stand-up reception. private terrace and jacuzzi.

The de Mondion restaurant and adjacent Spa: Not available in-house but can be

sub-contracted on request

HHHHH terraces are located on the uppermost level Golf: Available off site, 8km away
and form part of the original fortifications
On your wedding day experience the of Mdina. From these strategically located Wedding facilities:
grandeur and luxury of The Xara terraces one feels that the beautiful Island of Service/Ceremony/Blessing facilities:
Palace Relais & Chateaux Malta is magically in the palm of your hand.
A breathtaking view over a 180-degree span, Civil ceremony can be organised in-house.
Two beautiful churches are within

with the deep blue Mediterranean Sea clearly walking distance.

Overview: visible on the horizon, offers an idyllic venue Reception room and capacity: The Atrium for up
to host a wedding party of 150 guests at a
to 150 guests; the de Mondion for up to 60

The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux is an stand-up reception or a seated dinner party for guests dining; the de Mondion for up to 150

exclusive five-star boutique hotel in Mdina. a maximum of 70 guests. guests for a stand-up reception; the Piazza

Housed within the walls of a 17th-century The piazza, as the word implies, is the majestic for up to 160 guests; the Piazza for up to 500

palazzo, and offering 17 individually designed square situated directly outside the hotel. The guests for a stand-up reception; The Xara

suites and spectacular panoramic views over splendid old buildings that form the square Lodge for up to 800 guests.

the island and out to sea, The Xara Palace provide an impressive backdrop. This outdoor Catering services: All in-house catering

is a landmark in the old capital of Mdina. venue offers catering for a stand-up reception for Hotel wedding planner: Yes

Now modernised to the highest international 500 guests and a seated affair for 160 guests. Wedding couples suite: We offer a one night

standards, this historic building still retains The Xara Palace catering is the added bonus complimentary stay for couples requiring

venues the time-honoured character for which it is that one is looking for when organising this services for 40 guests and over

renowned, and guests feel part of an intimate special day. Satisfying your guests’ expectations Additional: We offer the option for clients to

and secluded, yet eclectic atmosphere. by way of good food and an efficient bar service take over the entire palazzo for their wedding

Weddings at The Xara Palace are as is the key to a memorable wedding – one that will
spectacular as the grand settings in which
be the talk of the town for many months to follow. General information
Wedding contact: Johanna Ward
they take place. With our resident wedding Telephone: 00356 21 450 560
10 planner we can make your wedding even more Hotel facilities: Address: Misrah il-Kunsill, Mdina MDN 1050
memorable that you could possibly imagine. Rooms: 17 rooms and suites

The atrium is the original covered courtyard Restaurants: 2 Email: [email protected]

of this 17th-century palazzo and offers a unique Gym: Available in-house Web:

CAVALIERI perfect from start to finish. That’s where the promenade – with its many bars, restaurants venues
HOTEL highly experienced Cavalieri Hotel wedding and shops, as well as the main bus routes to
team steps in. Our commitment is to look after Valletta and Sliema and the Gozo ferry terminal 11
HHHH you every step of the way; from the planning, – are all close by.
organisation and co-ordination right through
We will ensure your once-in-a- to the culmination of your special day. We will At the Cavalieri Hotel we promise to look
lifetime day is absolutely perfect be close at hand to discuss each and after everything, from the largest plans to
from start to finish every detail to make sure that your greatest smallest of details. All we ask in return is for
expectations are surpassed. you to focus on enjoying a flawless, romantic
Overview and memorable day!
The Cavalieri Hotel is a four-star
It is every couple’s dream to celebrate that establishment positioned in a quiet and unique Hotel facilities
special day with a memorable ceremony, setting directly overlooking the popular and Rooms: 258
followed by an unforgettable reception picturesque St Julians Bay. Located on the Restaurants: 2
surrounded by family and friends. Whether doorstep of the Portomaso Yacht Marina, and Pool: 2
you want to go all out with a fully fledged within easy walking distance of the resort’s Spa: Massage parlour
celebration or prefer a more intimate popular attractions, it is an ideal residence for Gym: Fitness room
gathering, the Cavalieri Hotel banqueting you and your guests’ wedding stay. Additional: Sushi bar
team can guarantee that your dream
wedding will become a reality. The Cavalieri Hotel has 258 rooms as well Wedding facilities
as public areas that highlight the space and Service/ceremony/blessing facilities:
Choose from a vast array of exquisite light the hotel’s advantageous location enjoys.
hors d’oeuvres, grand five-course meals, The lobby area is immediately welcoming with its Can be arranged
rippling chocolate fountains or an impressive striking views across St Julians Bay.
selection of cakes and sweets. Our esteemed Reception room and capacity: Various
executive chef and experienced food and The hotel has its own private lido with a large Catering services: Yes
beverage manager will ensure that you outdoor swimming pool, and indoor swimming Hotel wedding planner: Yes
make the right choice to fit your budget, pool which is enclosed within a solarium Wedding couples suite: Yes
personality and needs. and there is also a sauna, fitness centre and
massage room. General information
It happens once in a lifetime, so you’ll Contact details: Ms Claire Sammut
understandably want your wedding day to be Local attractions include Malta’s most Telephone: +356 23180000
popular nightlife area, the Dragonara Casino Address: Spinola road, St Julians
and Spinola Bay – the heart of St Julians – a Email: [email protected]
great place for you and your guests to have Web:
fun during your stay. The seafront and beautiful


By getting married in Gozo, Calypso’s famed island of love and
romance, you will be falling into a world of beauty and inspiration

Just five kilometres from Malta’s mainland, Gozo is commonly referred to as the Island (one of the natural wonders of the world), or

the island of Gozo is a tranquil oasis of Calypso; a name that originates from the the breathtaking hidden cove of San Blas

ideally suited to host the wedding of your Greek mythological location of Ogygia in Bay and spectacular inlet of Mgarr Ix Ini. With

dreams. The hidden beaches, rolling hills Homer’s Odyssey. In the legendary epic, it is the warm water and abundant sea life that

gozo and historical villages provide the perfect said that on this island Ulysses was bewitched surround the island, Gozo is one of the most

backdrop for your big day, and its alluring by the nymph Calypso and spent seven highly rated dive spots in the Mediterranean

blend of amazing activities and laidback long years as a prisoner of love. The fabled and, with an idyllic backdrop at almost every

lifestyle will entice you from the moment cave which served as Ulysses’s home can turn, is a dream wedding setting.

12 you arrive. still be visited today, perched in the cliff face The island’s capital, Victoria (still called
The journey from the Maltese mainland overlooking Ramla l-Hamra, one of Gozo’s Rabat by locals), is a delightful small town

provides you with the perfect opportunity to most spectacular beaches. filled with narrow streets and sunlit squares.

get your wedding off to a special start. For Much like this famous tale, the island The church, with its ornate interior of marble,

many the short trip is made via a simple ferry, oozes a sense of magic, mystery and desire, gilt and ebony, is one of the many spectacular

this is both regular and affordable which makes making it the perfect place to be married and places to say ‘I do’ and provides a picturesque

it extremely convenient for guests making begin your own journey of fantasy. Gozo’s and romance filled setting for your ceremony.

the trip. However for those wanting a more rich and dramatic landscape could be one of The island’s centuries-old Cittadella is found in

spectacular entrance for their big day why not make believe and will feel like that to many as Victoria and is another of Gozo’s unforgettable

ride waves and charter a yacht, zoom over in a they walk through the island’s rich and lush wedding venues. The The renowned Ggantija

speed boat or perhaps make a real splash by landscape. Explore the spectacular natural Megalithic Temples, a UNESCO World

flying in by seaplane! scenery of Dwejra, home to the Azure Window Heritage Site, and the church of St John in

the village of Xewkija, which boasts a building a wedding banquet fit for the gods. With a variety of services available which make gozo
with the third largest unsupported dome in the vast amounts of fresh organic meat, fruit planning your ceremony stress free and great
world, add to the list of magnificent sites found and vegetable produce sourced through value for money. 13
on the island. local farms, a generous supply of fresh fish
and mix of unique spices - the taste buds For those wanting to explore the islands
Like Malta, Gozo’s religion is Roman will be left tingling. The island is famed for great history there is an array of museums,
Catholic, but couples from other its Mediterranean fusion cooking and any picturesque villages and ornate buildings and
denominations or those preferring a civil wedding party will be equally amazed and churches. The sandy and rocky beaches
ceremony will be able to find abundance of delighted at the range of world class food on coupled with world class diving facilities,
venues to suit them and in just as spectacular offer. For the wine lovers, why not choose what watersports and sailing ensures there is
settings as the ornate churches throughout the bottle to serve on the big day by exploring the no shortage of entertainment for the more
island. Such a variety of wedding venues mean local vineyards and the wide variety of grape adventurous in your wedding party. From its
small intimate affairs as well as large wedding bouquets on offer. amazing historical past of folklore and fact,
parties for hundreds can be catered for to the modern shopping centres and eclectic
alike. So if you desire a centuries old church, Accommodation on Gozo varies from restaurants; this is a region that contrasts and
palazzo, quaint farmhouse or luxurious hotel, beautiful authentic farmhouses to luxury compliments in equal measure, ensuring there
Gozo can provide them all. villas and 5 and 4 star hotels, catering to all is something for everyone who visits.
needs and budgets. Spectacular sea views
With its very own gastronomic specialties, and rustic landscapes are never hard to find With its sun-drenched Mediterranean
Malta’s sister island never ceases to surprise wherever you choose to stay. Offering a climate, unspoilt rustic beauty and history on
the food aficionado. Hotels, restaurants diverse range of wedding formats, Gozo has every corner, Gozo really is the ideal place to
and caterers in Gozo can present you with mark the most special day of your life. ❥

gozo Top spots for… Museums: The Natural Science Museum, Gozo aims to be an eco island by
Food Lovers: There are top-class
the Museum of Archaeology, Gharb 2020 and for those wanting a carbon

restaurants and cafes in every village. Ta’ Folklore Museum and Maritime Museum friendly wedding there are a number of

Frenc is one of the finest restaurants on are all fascinating places to visit. hotels on the island that are eco-certified.

14 the island with an incredible eclectic menu History: The Ggantija Temples, which date Go to for more
that encapsulates all that is great with back to 3600BC, is just one example of the information.

Gozo cuisine. many captivating sites available.
Views: Spectacular views are available from Tourist Information Office
Pampering: Gozo is rightly known all over the island and at Ta’ Cenc cliffs you in Gozo:

as a place to get away from it all.

The spa at the Kempinski San can enjoy unobstructed views of all Telephone: (356) 22915452

Lawrenz Hotel offers the ultimate in three islands in the Maltese archipelago Address: No. 17, Independence Square

unadulterated relaxation. Diving: Caves, drop-offs, boulder slopes, Victoria, Gozo. VCT 1021

Culture: The Basilica of Ta’ Pinu is a a chimney and the famed Blue Hole dive Web:

popular place of pilgrimage and probably site off the west coast make for world-class ❤

the holiest site on the island. diving opportunities

KEMPINSKI or al fresco venues and we’ll add the touch of indoor pool area with jacuzzi, two outdoor venues
HOTEL SAN magic you deserve on your wedding day. pools and an outdoor children’s pool.
The Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz is a five- For more active guests, there are two tennis
HHHHH star countryside resort offering the highest levels courts, two squash courts and a fitness centre.
of service, comfort and style. Surrounded by The dive centre offers the opportunity to explore
A small, exclusive celebration or a 30,000sq/m of garden, the resort complex was the amazing underwater world of Gozo.
grand lavish affair, the Kempinski built to fit architecturally into the yellow limestone.
Hotel San Lawrenz Gozo will add a Hotel facilities:
touch of magic to the most important It has 122 rooms and suites, which offer Rooms: 122
day of your life guests the ultimate in comfort, privacy and Restaurants: L’Ortolan Restaurant; Trattoria
relaxation. Each room has a private balcony
Overview overlooking the beautiful valley of San Lawrenz, San Lawrenz; Cafe & Lounge Bar; Gazebo
landscaped gardens or pool areas. (open only in summer)
In the heart of the Mediterranean, just south
of Sicily, lies the small island Gozo. Here, set As a holiday is never complete without Pool: 2 outdoor (one of which adults only),
among its unspoiled landscape of green hills, delicious cuisine, at the Kempinski Hotel
dramatic cliffs and secluded bays, you will find San Lawrenz dining is a delight for the eyes 1 outdoor family pool, 2 indoor
one of the finest hotels in the Mediterranean – and the taste buds. For fine dining there is
the Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz. L’Ortolan restaurant or Trattoria San Lawrenz, Spa: Yes
both providing delicious Mediterranean and Gym: Yes
Kempinski is synonymous with luxury and light Maltese cuisine with field fresh vegetables,
attention to the smallest detail – so who better olives, herbs and citrus picked fresh from the Wedding facilities:
to look after you and your guests on the most resort’s own garden. Service/ceremony/blessing facilities: Yes
important day of your life. Reception room and capacity: Meeting rooms,
Fishermen from the local village of San
A little chapel awaits the fairy-tale bride, amid Lawrenz supply fresh fish for the barbecue plus outdoor up to 250 pax
wild flowers and chirping birds. Then get whisked buffet in the Gazebo garden. There is also
away to the celebrations of your marriage. A small one pool bar, a café & lounge with a sundown Catering services: yes
intimate dinner? A grand luxurious banquet? It cocktail terrace and the finest pastries on the Hotel wedding planner: Yes
doesn’t matter, we spoil you for choice of indoor island as well as 24-hour room service. Wedding couples suite: Yes

At the Kempinski Spa, guests can relax General information
their bodies and minds in one of the largest Wedding contact: Deryk Sacco
and best ayurvedic and spa centres in the Telephone: +356 22115211
Mediterranean. With a variety of retreats and Address: Triq ir-Rokon, San Lawrenz
treatments are available. There is also an
SLZ1040, Gozo

Email: [email protected]

HOTEL TA one. First-class catering and every other Gym: Yes
CENC & desired service is co-ordinated by our expert Golf: No
Sport: 2 tennis courts, diving, cycling,
team at the hotel.
If you want to arrive at your ceremony horseback riding
WELLNESS SPA in a horse-drawn carriage, have a choir
accompanied by a small orchestra or Additional: Restaurant at the private beach

(open 2012)

HHHHH simply a piano to enrich the ceremony, the

photographers and videographers, the florists, Wedding Facilities
Service/ceremony/blessing facilities: Yes
Every desire you have is catered hairstylists and entertainers – everything is Reception room and capacity: Various 2 pax
for on your perfect day catered for at a Ta Cenc wedding. Nothing is
too much trouble. -500 pax

And why not finish the day with a local Catering services: Yes

Overview fireworks display, which are among the best Hotel wedding planner: Yes
Wedding couples suite: Yes
in the world? Their exuberance has often

Words are often not enough to describe been used to reflect the emotions of this Venues: 17th-century Palazzo Palina, beach

the beauty of the perfect wedding day. special day.
Several celebrities have chosen to hold their General information
Could this be why so many couples from

across the world choose Ta Cenc as the wedding at Ta Cenc and there is a reason Wedding contact: David Xerri

venue for their perfect wedding? why – each wedding is planned as an individual Telephone: +356 22191000

Located on the beautiful island of Gozo, event, which makes it exclusive and original. Address: Cenc Street, Sannat, Gozo

there are unrivalled opportunities to make your The history and beauty of the surroundings Email: [email protected]

wedding dream come true – with 45 churches, encapsulates everything you desire for your Web:

venues magnificent cathedrals and 400-year-old dream day. And all this at a price that is

chapels tucked away in peaceful valleys all significantly better value than anything offered

over the island. You cannot fail to find the by many other European destinations!

perfect venue to say ‘I do’. Civil marriages Hotel Facilities
are held within the grounds of Ta Cenc,

inside the unique setting of the 17th-century Rooms: 83
16 Palazzo Palina built by a grandmaster of the Restaurants: 2
Knights of St John. Pool: 1 adults, 1 family as well as 1 heated

The reception held inside this palazzo will indoor/outdoor pool located at the spa

make your special day a truly unforgettable Spa: Yes

HOTEL after a sunny winter break or sun-drenched Wedding facilities:
CALYPSO summer holiday. For those after something Service/ceremony/blessing facilities: Yes
a bit more adventurous, you can try diving Reception room and capacity: 220 seated
HHHH in the clear waters or take long walks in Catering services: Yes
the countryside, Hotel wedding planner: Yes, upon request
A stone’s throw away from the Wedding couples suite: Yes
bright, blue, Mediterranean Sea sits Hotel Calypso offers the perfect cocktail of
the hotel of your wedding dreams comfortable surroundings, breathtaking views General information
and friendly service to accompany your island Wedding contact: John Portelli
Overview: vacation. The picturesque local area is lively in Telephone: +356 21562000
summer while tranquil and quiet during the rest Address: Hotel Calypso, Marsalforn Bay,
If you’re considering a Mediterranean of the year.
ceremony then you’ve come to the right Marsalforn, Gozo, MFN 1104
place – a wedding at Hotel Calypso in Gozo The town has around 300 full-time
is the perfect solution. inhabitants and serves as the summer Email: [email protected]
residence for many locals who, like tourists, Web:
The island is the ideal destination for a are drawn to its picturesque setting and
romantic retreat, and the Hotel Calypso is welcoming atmosphere. venues
a highly regarded name that you can trust
for your big day, from organising your Hotel Calypso’s reputation for fine food 17
ceremony and reception, to planning the and excellent services date back to its early
little details that will ensure it’s a time you’ll days. Fresh fare, seasonal ingredients and
remember forever. exciting recipes are the order of the day
whatever your palate and with six in-house
Perfectly positioned on the north shore of options to choose from you’ll definitely be
Gozo, in the fishing harbor of Marsalforn, spoilt for choice.
Hotel Calypso is a delightful haven only a
short ferry ride from Malta, its larger and Enjoyable all year round, Hotel Calypso’s
busier sister. Merging an eclectic history and spacious sundeck is a great place to watch
exciting culture with scenic views and our the sunset at the end of your most memorable
world-famous Mediterranean hospitality, of days.
Gozo is the ideal place to relax, whether you’re
Hotel facilities
Rooms: 100
Restaurants: 2
Pool: Yes

caterers OSBORNE Organising your wedding is one of the most We specialise in weddings and corporate
CATERERS AT special and personal events of your life. At function catering, but our expertise extends to
VILLA ARRIGO Osborne Caterers we understand this, so to private parties, dinners, barbecues and more.
ensure your magical day is as perfect as you
Exceptional catering and chic imagined we limit the number of weddings Our bespoke catering service is hands on
wedding receptions. we style and cater for each year. This allows – we will assist you through all aspects of the
time for us to really get to know you and varied and delectable offerings we provide,
understand exactly what you want for your ensuring it matches your tastes and budget.
dream day. We are passionate about cuisine and delivering
fine food made with fresh ingredients.
At Osborne Caterers we have a reputation
for being an exceptional outside caterer – Osborne Caterers can keep the drinks
meaning that we are not part of a restaurant or flowing at your reception by providing you
hotel but that we operate independently to give with well-stocked bars; and with our waiting
you the very best service. staff on hand we guarantee the service will be
exceptional. Also available are marquees, tables,


chairs, linen, cutlery, crockery, décor, flower occasion. Allow us, or together with your Osborne Caterers wants you to have the caterers
arrangements and all that you can imagine to chosen wedding planner, to arrange everything perfect reception you deserve, with the best
make your function an outstanding success! down to the smallest detail. possible food and finest service.

Our aim is to provide exceptional cuisine If you require somewhere to hold your Please contact us for further details and
with professional, consistent and reliable reception then look no further than our premier assistance in planning your function, we look
service, and we will gladly meet you at your venue – the stunning Villa Arrigo. This beautiful forward to hearing from you.
function venue to plan your event. Food is location has an array of reception areas, including
prepared in our spotless and spacious the main house, the grand marquee, the upper General information
kitchen to maintain the highest standards of gardens and lower gardens. The venue can Email: [email protected]
hygiene, care and excellence throughout the cater for all sizes of reception – from an intimate Web:
preparation. You are most welcome to tour our gathering to 1500 guests at an extravagant party.
facility at any time convenient to you.
Villa Arrigo is also ideally situated across
From glamorous black-tie to relaxed and the road from a chapel, making it extremely
informal, we will make your event a memorable convenient for a church wedding.


TA’ FRENC We have a choice of reception areas in an Ta’ Frenc spells chic: its walls are adorned
RESTAURANT array of styles. Select from the sumptuous with original works of art by local artists and a
Wine Cellar, or the restored Executive Dining collection of traditional Maltese clocks, and a
Room. For those who want an alfresco affair lovely collection of decanters are displayed in

Providing all the essential ingredients why not choose our stunning Garden, which niches along the walls. Its décor is a beautiful
for the perfect wedding... we believe is one of the best outdoor locations melange of traditional and modern – the older
you will ever find. part of the restaurant was a farmhouse and the

Our Executive Chef believes in sourcing animals’ mangers are still visible.

Overview: local produce, working with farmers on Gozo Our luxurious Honeymoon Package of
for the supply of the freshest fruit, vegetables one night’s accommodation, with Ta’ Frenc

Based in Gozo, surrounded by beautiful and meat. Chickens, quails and rabbits are Champagne, fruit and flowers on arrival is

countryside views of Xaghra, Zebbug and reared locally for the restaurant and the surely the perfect end to the perfect day.

Marsalforn, Ta’ Frenc restaurants authentic Mediterranean’s best fish and seafood is caught
aged farmhouse provides an idyllic spot for daily by local fishermen. Bread is baked in-house, Wedding facilities:
Service/ceremony/blessing facilities: On request
your perfect Malta wedding reception. the sun-dried salt comes from salt pans in

Hold your reception or even the ceremony Xwejni, and the honey used to sweeten herbal Reception room: 9 Indoor and outdoor

itself at Ta’ Frenc, and you are guaranteed the infusions, prepared with freshly picked herbs venues available

most perfect wedding imaginable. From the from the garden, is pure Gozo honey. These Capacity: Up to 350 in an individual reception

moment we receive your enquiry at Ta’ Frenc, details all add up to a unique dining experience room. More with multiple rooms

restaurants our dedicated wedding coordinator will oversee that has become unmistakably Ta’ Frenc. Catering services: Yes

every detail from beginning to end, to ensure An extensive and award-winning wine list, Wedding planner: Yes

that your special day is truly memorable. Our with circa 700 different labelled wines available, Additional: Honeymoon night stay available

experienced and professional staff will guide all housed in a stunning, purpose built, climate General information

you through the many necessary preparations controlled cellar. We offer wines from local

and help with flowers, your wedding cake, vineyards as well as from around the world, Wedding contact: Joseph Tabone

place cards, printed menus and limousines. in order to give guests the very best in choice Telephone: 00356 21553888

Bring us your vision and let us show you its and value. Ta’ Frenc was the first restaurant Mobile: 79454794

realisation. From intimate to extravagant, in the Maltese islands to introduce its own- Address: Ghajn Damma Street

20 traditional to unexpected, Ta’ Frenc is at label house champagne, bottled and shipped (Halfway between Victoria & M’forn)
your service and dedicated to creating an exclusively for Ta’ Frenc by Boizel. So what Xaghra, Gozo, Malta

unforgettable wedding experience that is better way to celebrate you wedding day then Email: [email protected]

uniquely yours. with a bottle of our vintage champagne. Web:

DREAM DAYS the company. Dream Days’ Facebook page wedding is… good food, good wine, good wedding planners
WEDDINGS is also a great way to read about what the music and the beautiful warm climates the
company is up to on a day-to-day basis and Maltese Islands have to offer.
The experts helping you to tie the offers an opportunity to interact with other
knot on the Maltese islands wedding couples. Add in a stress free process and stunning
locations, and you have all the reasons you
In 2004, Mark and Mariella Burton decided to Mariella, the director of events planning, need to book your wedding with Dream Days
leave their positions as managers for one of loves planning weddings of all shapes and on the Maltese Islands.
the main British tour operators to start their sizes and says: “We plan every wedding as
own wedding planning company. Dream if it was that of our daughters. We give 110 Mariella and Mark are waiting for you to
Days was born. per cent and our biggest reward is watching contact them to get the ball rolling… please
months of preparation smoothly unfold before contact Dream Days today for a free no
Since then, Mark and Mariella have arranged our eyes on the day of the wedding”. obligation quote.
close to 300 weddings on the Maltese islands,
ranging from intimate affairs for two to larger Dream Days offers a selection of stunning General information
parties for 200 guests and more. venues, from an elegant 19th-century country Wedding contact: Mark Burton or
manor situated in the heart of a quaint village to
Dream Days wedding couples come a 200-year-old Maltese farmhouse surrounded Mariella Burton
mainly from Ireland and Britain, but the by a vineyard and orange grove. We also have
company also caters for other English speaking numerous venues by the sea overlooking the Telephone: +356 9962 7899
areas around the world such as the United clear blue waters of the Mediterranean.
States, Australia and Scandinavia. or +356 7788 7700
Should a church wedding be desired,
Mark, the director of sales, says: “Our the presence of some 365 churches on the Address: Dream Days Wedding Planners,
wedding couples deserve exceptional service islands means there is an excellent choice of
and a stress free wedding, and that is what we venue. There is the elegance and splendour 83 Triq Idmejda, Balzan, BZN 1520
offer. We always strive to go that extra mile and of baroque parish churches or the intimacy
that is what sets us apart from other wedding and seclusion of countryside chapels. Email: [email protected]
planners in Malta.” Although Malta’s religion is Roman Catholic, Web:
other religious denominations are widely
References from Dream Days customer’s represented in Malta. 21
confirm that they agree with Mariella and
Mark, and these are readily available from Some couples are looking for a lavish and
luxury wedding, while others desire a casual
and informal affair. Either way, Dream Days
believes that the perfect recipe for the perfect


When Shane, from Ireland, and Kamala, from Sweden, decided to tie the knot
they wanted a Mediterranean dream spot and found that Malta had everything
they wanted and more, as the delighted bride explains

real weddings The meeting… The look… the Mediterranean weather and scenery was

We first met in a pub in Galway when I was I wore a slim A-line dress, with a corset something we both agreed was a must. Italy

over there on holiday and it was certainly bodice. The bodice was made of Italian was somewhere we considered at first, but

love at first sight! I ended up moving to lace and the skirt was layered in the same after a trip to Malta in February last year we

22 Ireland to be with Shane and it wasn’t long lace, it had lace cuff sleeves and around the saw it had everything we wanted and didn’t
before we became engaged. bodice there was a white satin band that tied need to look any further – we fell in love with

The proposal… around the back. I teamed this with diamond the beautiful island and lovely people straight

earrings with a single pearl, a pearl bracelet away. When we returned home we knew we

Shane took me away for a long weekend and a single pearl gold necklace. were making the right decision.

in New York and while on a romantic walk Shane wore a grey three-piece suit with a white
shirt and grey tie, and the bridesmaids wore off- The planning…
through Central Park he produced a fake

ring and popped the question. The proposal the-shoulder long chiffon dresses in shale green. We planned everything with the help of

took me by surprise, but there was no The location… Dream Days Weddings, who made the
doubt about my answer and I said ‘yes’ whole event a fantastic experience from start

immediately. I couldn’t have asked for a As we are from different countries it made to finish. We both have very busy jobs, so it

more romantic setting. perfect sense to get married abroad, and would have been impossible without them.

We went to Malta to meet Mark from Dream choice of accommodation on offer and our enjoyed a lavish buffet with a choice of slow- real weddings
Days, who took us to a number of different guests stayed in villas and hotels close to St roasted leg of pork with cider and sage gravy,
locations and we fell in love with the first one Julians Bay. On the day itself, the delivery of pan-fried fillets of sea bass on a sauteed 23
we saw – Razzet L’abjad Farmhouse and the flowers, along with the hair and beauty and cheery tomato and germolata dressing or
Vineyard. Sixteen months and 400 emails make-up all added to the excitement of the chicken supreme with asparagus & leek in
between us and Dream Days later, we were day before Shane and his best man, his brother sherry cream sauce.
ready to get married there. Aiden, left for the venue around 3pm and I
followed in a Jaguar about 45 minutes later. Some interesting traditions from Sweden
The big day… were introduced to the wedding, including
All of our guests waited at the poolside on the tinkling of spoons in the wine glasses by
We arrived in Malta a week before the big the terrace of the farmhouse and we were the guests, which signals to the bride and
day to make sure all the final preparations married at Razzet L’abjad in a wonderful civil groom to kiss!
were in place and to enjoy the island. ceremony underneath the vines in a traditional
Seventy-five guests joined us, with many of Maltese villa with a vineyard. Our amazing day ended with us dancing
them treating it as a holiday and staying in underneath the vines until 2am, when we left
Malta for a week or two. There was a great Following the ceremony, drinks and our guests to start our honeymoon in Malta,
canapés in the gardens of the venue, we Rome and Sorrento. ❤

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MEDITERRANEAN take place in breathtaking venues located car, wedding transport, hair stylists, wedding
across the Maltese Islands. Discover Malta make-up artists, marriage registration/legalities
WEDDINGS has organised over 400 weddings & events to marry in Malta, post and pre-wedding events
in the Mediterranean using carefully selected and honeymoons.

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fulfil it with Discover Malta any cost. Contact the wedding planning team Contact details: The Wedding Team
directly for an unbeatable package in wedding
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leader in the wedding planning sector and is the following weddings: Locations: St Julians Malta, London, Dublin,
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The Islands

The three main islands, Malta, Gozo and

Comino are inhabited, while the three smaller

islands Cominotto, Filfla and St. Paul’s Island

are uninhabited.


Located in the centre of the Mediterranean,

the Maltese Islands are some 62 miles

south of Sicily.

Size Time: GMT +1 • Church of Scotland & Methodist Church
of Great Britain
Malta is the largest landmass of the Maltese International dialling code: • Jewish Synagogue
Islands and covers 246 kilometres squared • Bible Baptist Church
with 136 kilometres of coastline. Gozo is 00 356 • Greek Orthodox Church
approximately 67 kilometres squared and • Pentecostal Church
has 50 kilometres of coastline. Comino Driving • Mosque
covers only 2.7 kilometres squared.
Driving is on the left. The speed limit is Civil weddings
Population: 64 km/h on country roads and 40 km/h in The Marriage Registry – Malta
built-up areas. International and national Address: Evans Buildings,
The population of Malta is over driving licenses are required for car hire.
410,000 people. Merchants Street, Valletta

Language: Travel information Telephone: +356 2220 9212/3/4/5/6/7 information
Email: [email protected]
The official languages are Maltese and The Maltese Islands are easily accessible The Marriage Registry – Gozo 25
English. Many residents are multi lingual. from across the UK. Flights are direct Address: Down Town, Triq L-Ewropa,
and only take approximately three hours.
Currency: Malta International Airport is just 20 minutes Victoria VCT2732, Gozo
from Valletta
The official currency is the Euro. Many Telephone: +356 22199 9200
hotels and larger shops and restaurants also For further information on which airlines fly Email: [email protected]
accept foreign currency. into Malta from International gateways please Getting married in Malta
Entry requirements and Gozo
Marriage information
Entry Visas are not required by anyone Marriages in the Maltese Islands are subject
holding a passport from the European Religious denominations represented to the provisions of the Marriage Act, 1975,
Union. Please check with the Malta High locally include: which became effective on the 12th August
Commission for entry requirements of any • Roman Catholic Church 1975. For further information kindly email
other nationalities. • Church of England (Anglican) [email protected]
• Evangelical Baptist Church
Telephone: 020 7292 4800.


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

The MTA would like to thank the following companies and photographers for contributing images to this supplement: Alan Venables, Clive Vella, Isabelle Zammit, Mario Casirgaghi,
Ted Attard, Bride Malta, Dream Day Weddings and On Site Malta.

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