St Paul’s Bay, a former fisherman’s village in northern Malta, still retains touches of Maltese village life such as its yearly festa (village feast). Sands Apartments are very conveniently situated just off the main road that runs through St Paul’s Bay around 100 metres from the Maltaqua Dive Centre. Their position on the edge of the town means they are close to all amenities, and are designed with divers in mind as there is a basement room to wash and store your gear so no need to lug it upstairs!
There is the option of one, two- and three-bedroom apartments catering for couples, families, and groups alike, and free Wi-Fi is available for all guests. If travelling as a larger group, Sands can accommodate up to 36 guests in total. The development benefits from a lift and metered air conditioning and is a 5-minute walk away from the beach, with the nearest bus stop just 50 yards from your door.
Maltaqua is a PADI 5 Star Dive Centre and BSAC Centre of Excellence founded in 1970 by Mike and Agnes Upton, both are CMAS National Instructors, PADI Staff Instructors and BSAC Advanced Instructors who have logged thousands of dives since they started diving in 1968. They are teachers by profession so diver training has always been of particular interest to them.
In the 50 years that Maltaqua has been one of Europe's leading dive bases it has serviced tens of thousands of clients and trained thousands of divers and hundreds of highly skilled instructors. They have strived to improve the range and quality of service they offer to their clients but always maintain a policy of Safety First. Over the years their standards of safety and service have brought them worldwide recognition and acclaim, they are also experienced in catering for groups of all sizes along with technical divers.
The areas in and around St Paul’s Bay have so much to offer ensuring your holiday will be one to remember, whether you head up to Qawra Point to explore the rock pools, catch some rays at one of Malta’s finest sandy beaches Golden Bay, hunt for bargains in the many gift shops or take a wander around the classic car museum, you really are spoilt for choice.