Malta Events Guide

Malta Events Guide

What to See & Do? Popeye Village – Winter When visiting Malta over the winter period always make sure to put Popeye Village in your holiday itinerary. Whether travelling alone, with some friends or with your family, visit Popeye Village and spend a day of enjoyment, laughter and fun. More information

Our Guests Recommend

Our Guests Recommend

Each hotel is unique. Each comes with its own story and its own style of accommodation. Here, at Porto Azzurro Aparthotel, we noticed a trend in why our guests choose to stay with us. Discover our guest recommendations when visiting Malta and explore their golden reasons why they choose Porto

Malta’s 7 Hidden Spots for Lovebirds

Malta’s 7 Hidden Spots for Lovebirds

As Valentine’s Day quickly approaches, ️️ is inevitably in the air. If you’re looking to make this Valentine’s Day extra-special, here are Malta’s seven hidden spots you’d love to visit with your partner while staying at Porto Azzurro Aparthotel. ️ 1. Valletta – The Upper Barrakka Gardens Explore and take in

Why We All Love Easter Time in Malta?

Why We All Love Easter Time in Malta?

Easter is one of the most important religious events in the Catholic Calendar. In Malta, Easter is also a big celebration and one of the most colourful times to be around the island. It’s a time of processions, pageants, bell ringing and band marches. It’s time for local traditions, laughter,

Xemxija Heritage Trail

Xemxija Heritage Trail

On the eastern edge of Bajda Ridge, overlooking Xemxija, are concentrated a wide variety of archaeological sites, within an area barely measuring half a sq.km., ranging from the neolithic age more than 5500 years ago, through Punic and Roman times. The area is well cared for and organised into an

Is-Simar Natural Reserve

Is-Simar Natural Reserve

Up until the 1980s the site at Is-Simar was a neglected and degraded marsh used largely as a dump. In the early 1990s it was converted by BirdLife Malta into a sanctuary for wildlife, where nature now thrives and flourishes in full protection.

Malta – Pastizzi Anyone?

Malta – Pastizzi Anyone?

What shall we say about the Maltese Pastizzi delight? An inexpensive Maltese pastizzi are impossible to miss. These can be found in every Pastizzeria in Malta. Flaky on the outside, warm and chunky on the inside, pastizzi are the most popular snack on the entire island. Pastizz (singular) or pastizzi (plural), are

Malta & the EU

Malta & the EU

Malta has recently privatised some state-controlled firms and liberalised markets in order to prepare for membership in the European Union, which it joined on 1 May 2004. For example, the government announced on 8 January 2007 that it is selling its 40% stake in Maltapost, in order to complete a

Film Production & Finance

Film Production & Finance

Film production is a growing contributor to the Maltese economy, with several big-budget foreign films shooting in Malta each year. The country has increased the exports of many other types of services such as banking and finance.