If there’s anything better than basking in the Maltese sun, it’s watching the Maltese sunset. The Mediterranean island boasts a plethora of locations where you can enjoy stunning sunsets—dotted across the archipelago.
Whether you’re visiting Malta this winter or spending your summer holidays on the island, we recommend you cut out some time during your holiday to watch such a spectacular event.
If you’re looking for the authentic Mediterranean experience, we suggest you grab some food and drink and enjoy a sunset picnic while taking in the scenic views that will last you a lifetime.
We’ve compiled a list of some of the best spots to catch the sunset in Malta.
1. Golden Bay, Mellieha
Ranking among the famous top sights to watch the sunset in Malta is the magnificent Golden Bay in the northern town of Mellieha. Watch as the sky turns all shades of orange over the crystal clear sea while enjoying a sunset dip or simply sitting in a nice spot to enjoy the show.
Location: Golden Bay, Mellieha, Malta
2. It-Torri l-Ahmar, Mellieha
Another spot where you can enjoy a Maltese sunset in Mellieha is Torri l-Ahmar (The Red Tower). Known as St. Agatha’s Tower, this hilltop watchtower overlooks the magnificent Mellieha cliffs—offering the perfect foreground to enjoy a beautiful sunset and watch as the imposing crimson shade of the tower merges with those of the sky.
Location: It-Torri l-Ahmar, Mellieha, Malta
Known as the Silent City, this fortified city is one of the highest points in Malta, offering superb views of the islands all day long. However, the real magic happens when the sun starts setting, offering an unforgettable experience to those enjoying the view from the bastions or one of the many tea shops and restaurants peppered around the city.
Location: Mdina, Malta
4. Wied iz-Zurrieq
Home to the extraordinary sea cave Blue Grotto, Wied iz-Zurrieq offers a vantage point of the south-eastern coast of Malta, ideal for enjoying the sunset. Whether you choose to do so on land, perhaps while enjoying some local delicacies in one of the restaurants in the area, or one of the boat rides cruising you along the beautiful coast.
Location: Wied iz-Zurrieq, Malta
5. Dwejra Bay, Gozo
Are you heading to Gozo during your holiday? Malta’s sister island boasts plenty of spots to watch the sunset during your stay. Perhaps, one of the most well-known spots is Dwejra Bay in San Lawrenz, featuring the famous Fungus Rock and what’s left of the world-renowned Azure Window. Watch the day end over the splendid circular lagoon, serving as a perfect end to a hike in the stunning nature surrounding the area.
Location: Dwejra Bay, Gozo
Explore Malta from ST Hotels
Whether you’re visiting Malta on a business trip or looking to explore the local life by enjoying activities and events such as local feasts, outdoor markets, hikes, or days at the beach during your holiday—basing yourself in the right location can help you make the most out of your stay in Malta. ST Hotels are found in central spots on the island. Our comfortable accommodations are well-connected with the top sunset destinations in Malta, and not only—making them ideal for enjoying your stay in Malta.