The space is a first floor, tastefully designed one bedroom apartment situated right in the middle of Malta, in a bustling town called Birkirkara. The apartment is the ideal base for those wanting to discover the island as it's located close to all major bus routes and is very central.
The apartment gets a lot of light throughout the day from the large doors and windows, with most windows leading onto the garden. It's designed tastefully in a rustic-traditional feel with features that give it a homely warm feeling - helping you to wind down after a long day's travelling and relax. The apartment comprises of a large bedroom, a dining room, a sitting room, a kitchen, a bathroom and a walk in shower with a window overlooking the apartments wild gardens.
You’ll have access to the roof which has great views of the old part of Birkirkara, where you can lounge and relax in the summer months, a BBQ will also be available in summer. WIFI is free.
Round the corner from the apartment you’ll find a gym and a Olympic size runner’s track. There’s a supermarket only 5 minutes away that's open late & on weekends and mini-markets scattered just a stone throws away and there's a pharmacy just up the road. In walking distance you'll also find the shopping centre, HSBC bank with ATM machine, a hair dresser, and massage salon
Just outside the apartment you'll find two central bus stops. There are direct buses to Valletta, Sliema, St Julians and Paceville as well as buses that will take you straight to the North to our famous sandy beaches at Ghadira, Golden Bay, Ghajn Tuffieha and Paradise Bay. From the same bus stop you can also get to Rabat, Mdina, Dingli. If you’re renting a car or a scooter parking is no problem and you’ll be able to park just outside the apartment.
I’ll make sure you will be well informed about the hotspots of the island & you’ll find great instructions on how to get around the island waiting for you at the apartment. Just email if you have any questions about the apartment.
Guests will have access to the whole apartment and the roof.
Interaction with Guests
I usually let guests in and see them off. I'm always willing to give suggestions and recommendations. It's always nice to have a locals opinion on the island so all you have to do is ask i'd be more than happy to take you around or recommend some great places to go and see.
Balzan is a quaint residential village right in the centre of the island. Together with Lija and Attard it comprises so-called Three Villages famous for its nice old villas with citrus gardens. Although Birkirkara is in the centre of Malta and is regarded as one of the quieter villages, however there are still some nice bars & restaurants in walking distance from the apartment, all within a 10 minute walk.
The apartment is found in Birkirkara's oldest neighborhood. It is surrounded by typical Maltese townhouses all of which dawning typical Maltese facades, with colourful balconies and intricate Maltese stonework. The city consists of four autonomous parishes: St Helen, St Joseph, Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St Mary. It also houses one of the most famous Jesuit colleges in Malta, St Aloysius' College. Birkirkara is the home town two of Malta's last 4 Prime Ministers and also the birthplace of the first president of Malta Anthony Mamo. The city's motto is "In hoc signo vinces" meaning "in this sign you will conquer", and its coat of arms is a plain red cross, surmounted by a crown.
Just 5 minutes walk from the apartment you'll find the public gardens of San Anton, open to the public since 1882, are laid out in a formal manner, with graceful walkways, sculptures, ornamental ponds, families of ducks and swans, and a small aviary. They contain a large variety of trees and flowers from around the world. It's a great place for early morning yoga or just a walk to wake up surrounded by nature.
Just in front of San Anton garden there is a 5 star hotel with lovely restaurants and sports and spa facilities.
There's a bus stop just 1 minute walk away from the apartment from which you can catch a bus to most of Malta. For more information on bus routes visit Arriva Malta's website
Parking is free and available right in front of the apartment.TripAdvisor property ID 2105427...Read more
Bright spacious apartment - Central Malta Birkirkara, Island of Malta, Malta
Additional Location Information
Birkirkara is a quaint residential village right in the centre of the island and is extremely safe (as is the rest of the island). In walking distance you'll find a few bars and restaurants, a supermarket, a pharmacy, the shopping centre, HSBC bank and a hair dresser.
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