Best Beaches for Children

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When it comes to beaches in Malta that are well-suited for children, the following options are particularly recommended.


Words by Il-Bizzilla | Extract taken from June's 2023 Il-Bizzilla Magazine | Read more here


Mellieħa Bay

Mellieħa Bay, also known as Għadira Bay, is an excellent choice for families with children. The beach has shallow, calm waters, making it safe for young swimmers. It also offers plenty of space for children to play and build sandcastles. Additionally, the beach provides amenities such as lifeguards, sunbeds, umbrellas, and a variety of water sport activities suitable for children.


Golden Bay

Golden Bay is another family-friendly beach that offers a wide sandy shoreline and relatively calm waters. Children can enjoy playing in the sand and splashing in the sea. The beach is equipped with facilities like sunbeds, umbrellas, and water sport activities, including pedal boats and kayaking, which older kids can enjoy too.


Paradise Bay

Located in the northern part of Malta, Paradise Bay is a small, secluded beach that is ideal for families seeking a peaceful and safe environment. The crystal-clear waters are calm and shallow, making it suitable for young children to swim and paddle. The beach also has a play area for kids and a beachside café for refreshments.


Ramla Bay (Gozo)

While not on the main island of Malta, Ramla Bay on the island of Gozo is worth mentioning. Its unique reddish-golden sand and shallow waters make it an appealing option for families. Children can enjoy playing on the sand and exploring the dunes. The beach also offers amenities such as sunbeds, umbrellas, and nearby cafes.



These beaches provide a child-friendly atmosphere with safe swimming conditions, ample space to play, and facilities to cater to the needs of families. However, it's always important to supervise children near the water and ensure their safety at all times.