Destination guide

Travel to charming Rabat

Come and experience Rabat and its churches, art galleries and history. Well known for its monuments, beaches and museums, this romantic city won't disappoint. Catacombs of St. Paul and St. Agatha's Crypt and St. Paul's Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Rabat

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Rabat a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Malta Falconry Centre (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Birdpark Malta (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Popeye Village Malta (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Malta National Aquarium (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Mediterraneo Marine Park (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Royal Malta Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rabat

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rabat is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Golden Sands Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Mellieha Bay (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Blue Grotto (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Blue Lagoon (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Gnejna Bay (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Golden Bay (4 mi / 6.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Rabat

Fly into Luqa (MLA-Malta Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.2 mi (11.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Rabat?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,594 vacation rentals near Rabat. From 198 Houses to 1,164 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Rabat for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Rabat?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Rabat:

  • Paceville: 310 vacation rentals
  • Bugibba: 221 vacation rentals
  • Santa Maria Estate: 182 vacation rentals
  • Marsalforn: 120 vacation rentals
  • Qawra: 210 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Rabat?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Rabat. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Roman Villa: 2,151 vacation rentals
  • Collegiate Church of St. Paul's Shipwreck: 2,151 vacation rentals
  • Catacombs of St. Paul and St. Agatha's Crypt: 2,151 vacation rentals
  • St Paul's Church & the Grotto of Saint Paul: 2,151 vacation rentals
  • Casa Bernard: 2,151 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rabat listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rabat?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 198 Houses in Rabat. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rabat include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,164 rentals available
  • Villas: 127 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rabat?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 331 vacation rentals with pool available in Rabat. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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