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A traditional Maltese townhouse, close to picturesque Blue Grotto

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Lovely townhouse with 2 bedrooms at the village core

Sardinella is a traditional Maltese townhouse, set in the heart of the village of Zurrieq, close to the Blue Grotto.

Built just after World War 2, this house is an authentic townhouse featuring bright, high-ceiling rooms endowed with hand-painted floor tiles. Sardinella can accommodate up to 6 people in 2 bedrooms and a private sofa-bed in the living room.

The fully-equipped kitchen features a gas cooker, fridge/freezer, oven, microwave, electric kettle and all the cutlery and kitchenware required. Adjacent to the kitchen, one may also enjoy a bright internal yard which also leads to the roof terrace offering views of the village and the church close-by.

The property has a family bathroom and an en-suite bathroom, both with large walk-in showers.

The living room is equipped with 32-inch TV (Satellite) and free WiFi.

The standard check-in time of the house is at 2pm and check-out by 10am. Early check-in and late check-out are always subject to availability.

More Details

Property Manager
Birgit (MaltaVillageHolidays)
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, german, italian, Estonian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2017

About Birgit (MaltaVillageHolidays)

Hi, my name is Birgit and I am a manager of this property. As a passionate traveller and explorer myself, I know that smooth and hassle free stay is the most essential aspect for a relaxing and memorable holiday.

With our team we specialise in providing quality accommodation in an authentic setting to ensure an experience off the beaten track, away from the predictable tourist spots, and close to the locals. This house allows guests to enjoy a self-catering holiday in a property equipped with facilities that make the stay comfortable for all the family.

Birgit (MaltaVillageHolidays) purchased this house in 2013


Zurrieq House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • smoking allowed ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • En-suite - toilet , shower
    Family bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Spare bedroom - 1 double
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , with air-conditioning
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

A traditional Maltese townhouse, close to picturesque Blue Grotto
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Très agréable séjour

  • 5 of 5

Fin mars 2016 nous avons séjourné en famille pendant 8 jours dans cette maison accueillante et confortable à Zurrieq. La proximité de l’aéroport est un atout pour une arrivée et un départ facile. Aucun bruit d’avion, la piste étant orientée ailleurs. La maison est située dans une petite rue proche de l’église avec plusieurs petits commerces à proximité. De la maison on peut se rendre facilement partout à Malte en 1/2H – 1H.

Pour garer la voiture utiliser les places matérialisées par des bandes blanches (gratuites et illimitées) place de l’église ou dans les rues parallèles à 5 mn à pied (quand les trois places à 10 m de la maison sont occupées).

La maison très agréable est conforme en tous points aux photos et à sa description.

Birgit nous attendait à notre arrivée et nous a conseillé sur les endroits intéressants à visiter car en 8 jours il faut faire des choix tant Malte est riche de sa nature et de ses monuments.

Notre confiance lui étant acquise, nous contacterons Birgit lors d’un prochain séjour à Malte ou Gozo maintenant que nous avons appris à conduire à gauche !

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Guy, for your beautiful review. You have described the area of Zurrieq very well. It was a great pleasure to host you and your family and I am glad you found my tips useful for a memorable stay. We look forward to welcoming you back on the island soon. Birgit
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Apartamento encantador y bonito

  • 5 of 5

El apartamento esta muy bien situado, tiene 2plantas, la planta baja consta de un patio, cocina y sala de estar y un cuarto de baño; la primera planta las dos habitaciones con cama de matrimonio y una de ellas con cuarto de baño. El apartamento dispone también de terraza con vistas al pueblo e incluida barbacoa.

Birgit fue la persona que nos enseñó y explicó a nuestra llegada, persona encantadora y amable que en todo momento se puso a disposición por si tuviéramos algún problema tanto con el apartamento como con nuestra estancia en malta.

Cuando vuelva a malta sin duda me alojaré en el mismo sitio.100% recomendable

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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The real Malta !

  • 5 of 5

The property is well located near the church and main square. It is an original Maltese Townhouse, with the original floor tiles and the yard. The house is very clean and tidy with all the necessary facilities for a homely stay and holiday. The roof has a washroom with a washing machine which is really useful. Parking was never a problem as we always managed to park just a bit further down in the street although you are also close to the public transport facilities if you do not rent a car. Birgit and Anson are always contactable should you need their advice or have any problems. We will be returning next year. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Malta International Airport
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Virtu Ferries Terminal
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Wied Iż-Żurrieq (Rocky Beach)
Car: recommended

Żurrieq is situated in the South West of Malta and is one of the oldest towns on the island. Situated just a short drive away from the airport, it enjoys easy access to some of the most spectacular natural and historic sites in Malta, such as Blue Grotto, the valley of Wied iz-Zurrieq and Hagar Qim and Mnajdra Megalithic Temples (one of the three UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Malta).

Wied iz-Zurrieq is not just a great place for divers, swimmers and nature lovers, but it also offers a variety of local restaurants and cafeterias serving delicious local and Mediterranean cuisine.


Rates & Availability

Zurrieq House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
April - May 2017
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
June 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
July - August 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
September - October
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax $0.54 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Small deposit of 15% is required to secure the booking. The booking has to be confirmed through website, where the deposit is paid with credit card. The balance is due in cash upon arrival in cash.
The balance of the payment can also be done via bank transfer, this has to be settled 72h prior to your arrival. Kindly contact us for further details.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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