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Eco Certified detached villa with superb pool and an extensive private garden.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa Xini can accommodate seven (7) persons comfortably

The delightful Villa Xini can accommodate seven (7) persons in two large bedrooms on the ground floor and another double bed on the landing of the first floor. You enter through a large passageway that opens up into a marvellous sunny garden and a small courtyard that leads to the forest green front door entrance. Two double bedrooms are on the ground floor, one with ensuite and three single beds. The other bedroom has a double bed, an antique wardrobe and a writing desk with lampshade. Next is the main bathroom with bathtub and shower mixer, hand-wash basin, toilet and bidet. The living dining area is combined with a fully fitted kitchen that overlooks the splendid private swimming pool, huge sundeck area, pool shower, bbq area and an extensive garden with mature trees. A large stone staircase leads up to the first floor where there is another double bed and small wardrobe. From there it leads to a beautiful wraparound terrace enjoying views of the amazing Rotunda church and the surrounding countryside and beyond to Malta.

Property Manager
Ted Mizzi
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, italian, Maltese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Ted Mizzi

Ted M.Mizzi is the author of The Rotunda - A Testament To Faith, Courage, And Love. The book is available from It is a faithful testimony of the history, the evolution and the remarkable construction of this magnificent church that dominates the skyline of the island. It attests to the indomitable spirit, unfailing courage, sheer perseverance and the remarkable skill of the villagers, the Xewkin. Rarely had such an impoverished village built such a grand monument. Rarely had human motivation seemed more determined. The noble architecture of this building, inspired by an Archpriest with a passion for construction, leaves memories that linger for years. Each visitor entering the Rotunda is rapt in awe at the vision of eight, beautiful proportionate columns, on which the 45,000 tons dome sits. More than a building, it is a mirror and weave of an idyllic island. Moreover, it is a faithful exaltation and reminder of its incomparable destiny, a glory of modern architecture. With an almost absolute supremacy, so immensely rising above the skies, reaching towards heaven, with its two imposing domes, one mightier than the other, the Rotunda proclaims far and wide that this is indeed a temple of God.

Ted Mizzi purchased this villa in 1994

Why Ted Mizzi chose Ix-Xewkija

Large and spacious patio overlooking the private swimming pool and sundeck area (over 100m) and an extensive south facing garden with mature trees, including pomegranate, olive, cypress, fig, and other Mediterranean flora.

What makes this villa unique

The Eco Certified Villa Xini has been licensed by Malta Tourism Authority since 1995 and has warmly welcomed many distinguished visitors. We are now waiting to welcome you. There is free wifi and cable TV, an automatic washing machine and LG air conditions that operate by dropping a one/two euro coin in the coin box and is on a pay per use basis.


Ix-Xewkija Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
  • main bathroom plus another shower ensuite and pool shower on the sundeck area
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 3 king , 2 twin/ single , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • two large bedrooms and another double bed on the landing of first floor
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
baby sitting is also available. There are 2 Nuzzi mountain bikes that are available for 4 euros each per day. Please note that as of 1st June 2016, travellers (adults 18+) staying in Malta + Gozo are now required to pay euro 0.50 cents Environmental Contribution for each night of their stay. This is the lowest Eco tax in Europe and is not included in the prices listed on this website.


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Nearest Airport
34 Kilometres
Malta International Airport
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
X T Cafe'
Nearest Ferry
4 Kilometres
Mgarr harbor
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Marsa Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Tax-Xiber Restuarant/Pizzeria
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Mgarr ix-Xini
Car: recommended

The property is within a few minutes walking distance to three mini-markets, namely Strawberry, Crai and St.John supermarket, the latter has a butcher shop and is also open on Sunday mornings. The picturesque pebbly beach of Mgarr ix-Xini where Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt shot their movie By The Sea is about 30 minutes' walk. Similarly, Victoria/Rabat, the capital, is less than 25 minutes walk; the bus stop is 100 meters away from the farmhouse. Xewkija is famous for its contemporary parish church known as The Rotunda. I have written a book entitled The Rotunda - A Testament To Faith, Courage, And Love and is available from The village with a population of 3,000 has an eccentrically suburban air for an agricultural community. Men on ancient lilac-colored vespas roar noisily through the streets wearing soup bowl helmets and shot guns slung across their backs, young boys goad a donkey through the main square; a handful of people too old to work in the fields sit beside their bamboo-slatted front doors awaiting the cool of the day, while tourists gawp at their cathedral size church.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax $0.62 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

balance to be paid six week prior to arrival

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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