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New featured property in San Lawrenz, Gozo, Malta!

Kempinski Residences San Lawrenz
Located adjacent to the award winning Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz in the village of San Lawrenz, Gozo, Malta, the Kempinski Residences San Lawrenz opened in late 2008. This innovative concept offers an entirely new way of life, integrating a range of lifestyle opportunities and allows you to experience all the luxuries of a five star hotel, with all the privacy and comfort of your own home.
Ten Things To Do When You Visit Malta   by Jonathan Williams
Featured self-catering accommodation - Hotels in Gozo

Relatively unheard of, Malta is actually a great place to spend a vacation or a few days off. It not only has the best coastlines and ports but Malta also has the best beaches from which you can conveniently choose. The best thing about Malta, however, is the archaic structures that predate even the Stonehenge and the Pyramids of Egypt.

1.) Excellent diving in Malta

If you are a diving enthusiast, then you must have already heard of the excellent diving opportunities in Malta. Located in the Mediterranean Sea, the waters in Malta are crystal clear. Thus, it allows you to enjoy diving at its best.
Azure Window at Dwejra Point, Gozo, Malta, Europe
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2.) Sandy and rocky beaches

Now, you do have a choice. A common connotation people have of beaches is that of a sandy one. In Malta, there are not only gorgeous sandy beaches but there are also rocky beaches which are perfect for that romantic and warm moment you will want for your own benefit.

3.) Megalithic monuments

These are monuments in Malta that are even older than the Stonehenge and the Pyramids of Egypt. There are about twenty-three Megalithic monuments in Malta. 

Scholars have argued as to why these monuments can be found in such a tiny piece of land, but the point is that these archaic structures are plentiful in Malta.

4.) Medieval cathedrals and palaces

Baroque-inspired structures can be found in Malta. There are also those made by the Normans. If you take a visit to Malta, make sure to visit to at least one of these well-preserved structures which are, until present time, being utilized by the citizens of Malta.

5.) Valletta's limestone buildings

Valletta is the capital city and port of Malta. It is also where you can enrich yourself with the culture of Malta, both through the atmosphere of the place and the congeniality of the people in it. Also, the structures and houses in Valletta are mostly made of limestone, something that will strike you as architecturally wondrous.

6.) Mnajdra Temple of Malta

Standing strong for over 6,000 years, the Mnjadra Temple remains to be one of the oldest structures that can be found in Malta. Giant and primeval stones were cobbled to form a structure similar to that of a temple. As to what utility it gave to the ancient people is still being debated upon by scholars.

7.) Qala tad-Dwejra

Located in Gozo, Qala tad-Dwejra is a one of a kind beach. Whereas the usual first qualification most people seek in a beach is its waters, Qala tad-Dwejra offers so much more than that. The clear and refreshing waters of the beach are paired only by the spectacular coastline reminiscent of the ones you only get to see in movies.
8.) Legendary Gozo

Gozo is one of the islands that make up Malta. Whereas most of the buildings in Valletta are made of limestone, the structures in Gozo are built on hills. This is something you will definitely not see just anywhere as hills usually make for a fragile foundation of buildings, but somehow though the houses in Gozo still stand sturdy and strong.

9.) Mosta Dome Church

The church is famous for two reasons. One, it is largely unsupported, something obvious through its design. Two, it survived against a potential total destruction during World War II when a bomb failed to explode - a miracle, as the people of Malta see it.

10.) Ghotto of Ghar Dalam

Malta's oldest historic site is the Ghotto of Ghar Dalam. It is purportedly where the oldest person in Malta can be found, dating to as early as 4000 BC. You will practically feel the historicity of the place when you visit it.

Qawra Tower Near Dwejra Point, Gozo, Malta, Europe
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Bird of Paradise (Ref: 50633)
Self catering apartment in Ghajnsielem, Malta
Spacious three bedroom apartment in quaint village centre complete with roof garden boasting open views of the surrounding village and distant sea.  As the property enjoys a wide and open plan layout all rooms enjoy plenty of natural light. The kitchen is well equipped with all basic need but also has a microwave. The dining area is just off the kitchen and is also well appointed with the dining table seating a total of 6 persons. The living room has two large sofas and can seat 6 or 7 persons comfortably. This area is equipped with cable TV and DVD player.  All bedrooms have brand new modern furniture. The master bedroom with its King size bed has a large en-suite bathroom. A spare shower room is also available. Sleeps 7.
Kempinski Residences San Lawrenz, Gozo
Located adjacent to the award winning Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz in the village of San Lawrenz, Gozo, Malta, the Kempinski Residences San Lawrenz opened in late 2008. This innovative concept offers an entirely new way of life, integrating a range of lifestyle opportunities and allows you to experience all the luxuries of a five star hotel, with all the privacy and comfort of your own home.  Offering 60 luxury residences, which are available for sale and rent, either for a short stay (up to 30 nights), medium stay (up to 4 months) or as a home base for a longer period (over 4 months).
Ta' Cini Farmhouse (Ref: 28480)
Self catering farm house in Qala, Malta
Perched over a beautiful valley Ta' Cini Farmhouse enjoys spectacular views from a large pool deck and terraces.  The entrance to the farmhouse is from a car port that opens up to the pool area and large surrounding deck. This area is very spacious and is surrounded by a small mature garden. Facilities include a barbeque, plenty of deck chairs and table and chairs. Enjoying complete privacy the deck and terraces boast the most amazing panoramic views.  From the pool area various large glass and wood doors lead to the open plan kitchen and dining area equipped with all modern comforts. Broadband internet is available for a very small weekly charge. The ground floor also has the first twin bedroom and shower room.   Sleeps 10.
Ta' Katrina Farmhouse (Ref: 39001)
Self catering farm house in Zebbug, Malta
Ta’ Katrina Farmhouse is nicely hidden away in a quaint alley close to the Zebbug village square. This area is equipped with all necessary outdoor furniture including sun loungers, table and chairs and BBQ. The pool is of good size and provides plenty of swimming space. The kitchen and dining room is located in a large arched room and has all necessary kitchen items including fridge/freezer, cooker, oven, microwave etc. The living room complete with cable TV is set off in a separate room and has a sofa that can be opened into a small bed. All three bedrooms are located on the first floor and each is well appointed. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with the other two twin bedrooms sharing a shower room.  Sleeps 7.
Ta' Marinton Farmhouse (Ref: 21845)
Self catering farm house in Xewkija, Malta
This recently renovated farmhouse is situated in the village of Xewkija, which is only 15 minutes walk to Victoria, the center of Gozo. Entrance is into the arched ceiling living area. The kitchen / dinning area overlooks the secluded pool area.  All bedrooms are situated on the second floor with a beautiful internal courtyard.  The farm house comprises 2 bedrooms in total; 1 double, 1 twin, 2 of the bedrooms with en-suite facilities. This gives room for up to 4 people. Bed linen and towels are provided for your use.  Sleeps 4.
Ta' Perelli Villa (Ref: 24256)
self-catering villa in Zebbug, Malta
Cliff hanging luxurious villa with large sundeck, pool and jacuzzi. Boasting breathtaking sea views.  The entrance into a small hall with a small lateral lounge complete with old patterned tiles. This leads to a bigger hallway that opens up to the large and open plan kitchen, dining and living room. These rooms are flooded with light mainly from the central courtyard and the pool deck which they open out to. The kitchen is equipped with all modern amenities including, fridge/freezer, microwave, cooker/oven.  The amazing pool deck is accessed through either the dining room or the living room. The villa comprises 4 bedrooms in total; 1 double, 3 twin, 3 of the bedrooms with en-suite facilities.  Sleeps 9.
Ta' Zaren Farmhouse (Ref: 3787)
Self catering farm house in Victoria, Malta
A luxury farmhouse converted into a vacation home. Four double bedrooms, all with bathrooms en-suite and a swimming pool.  This very old farmhouse has been recently expertly converted and beautifully styled into a comfortable four bedroom vacation home, preserving all of its original rustic features. This beautiful farmhouse is located on the outskirts of Victoria in a peaceful road close to typical Gozitan countryside and is ideal for those country-walking lovers.  It consists of four double bedrooms, all of them with bathrooms en-suite. One of the bedrooms is located on the ground floor with windows overlooking a sunny pool measuring 6m by 4m. The pool area also enjoys a sun terrace and barbecue and a lot of privacy.  Sleeps 8.
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