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GetawaysMalta - Harbourlights Seafront Apts A - 2 bedroom 1 wc in St Pauls Bay

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Location enjoying enchanting sea views, close to shops, restaurants and bus stop

This 2 bedroom apartment is directly located on the St Paul’s Bay seafront. The apartment enjoys spectacular views looking out towards Xemxija and is only 3km from Golden Bay beach!

Apartment specifications:

70sq m, seafront balcony 1.0m x 3.3m, 1st floor with lift, 2 bedrooms (with twin beds), shower room, extra bed present in living room, and sofa beds.

5 low steps at entrance leading towards elevator

Facilities:

Fast Wi-Fi internet, IPTV with many channels in many different languages

Well equipped kitchen including electric oven, microwave, toaster, percolator, 4 gas hobs, fridge freezer, etc.

Hair dryer, iron and ironing board and washing machine.

Cots, highchairs, DVD player are available on request.

Fans are provided in each room. A big gas heater is also provided in winter.

Towels and bed sheets are provided.

In the area:

2 Small swimming zones at 200m/800m (pebbly/rocky/concrete/sandy seabed)

Major Sandy beaches - 3km to 7km (5min to 20 min by bus)

Bus stops on main bus routes just outside the door

Minimarket at 900m

Vegetable and fruit seller at 550m

Bank at 1.1km (20 min)

Pharmacy at 1.1km (20 min)

Butcher (800m)

Swimming pool (800m)

Restaurants/ Bars/ Pizzerias/ Trattorias/ ice-cream shops/ take away (as close as 400m- as far as 2km)

One day cruise departure points (boat/jetty at 2km, free mini bus pick up point at 50m)

Paceville (discos area - 8km (20 min by car or bus)

Promenade in front of building

Country walks at 500m

Parking - easy

More Details

Property Manager
Neville Galea
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, german, italian, Maltese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

About Neville Galea

We are a family business that offers comfortable and luxurious holiday accommodation in Malta since 1981. The business is now run by the second generation and are full time on these properties and thus can offer the best service and 24/7 support.

We are fully dedicated to our properties and guests. We are always a phone call away and try to be as helpful as possible. We offer and can give information before clients come to Malta (or on arrival), both about our properties and about Malta in general. We offer to book airport transfers by taxi or minibus at the best prices by trustworthy drivers.

We offer to help book car hire at the lowest prices. Also we can arrange for motorbike, mountain bike, and boat hire. We also can arrange fishing trips with full time and part time fishermen.

On arrival we meet you personally at the property and see that all is up to your satisfaction. We also offer to give you tips for your holiday according to the season and your likes and preferences.

During your stay we offer 24/7 support, a fast maintenance and replacement service should anything go wrong in the property.

All our properties are by far the best kept as we do an ongoing maintenance. Also the properties are licensed and insured for your piece of mind.

Neville Galea purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Neville Galea chose Ix-Xemxija

This property is in a quiet area of St Pauls Bay. The more tourist areas of Bugibba and Qawra are 15 minutes on foot.

Parking is much easier in this area and so ideal for those renting a car.

The bus stop is just in front of the apartment block and reaching the North and South of Malta is easy.

The view from the balcony and front room of this apartment is enchanting. Guests fall in love with the view and area and many return. The view at night of most seafront properties is pitch dark sea. This apartment enjoys the reflections in the sea of the lights of opposite Xemxija coast. Thus we named it Harbour Lights!

This property also enjoys a small swimming area just 150 m away which is ideal for a quick swim after a day sightseeing or for a morning reviving swim!

What makes this apartment unique

We are full time on our properties. We also have employees who help us with the managing of the apartments. Thus you can rely on a 24/7 assistance and professional accommodation.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Gute Lage der Unterkunft, Bucht direkt vor der Haustür, Bushaltestelle auch, dadurch beste Möglichkeit verschiedene Stellen auf der Insel anzufahren, gute Ausstattung der Wohnung, sehr netter und hilfsbereiter Gastgebe. Antonius Kapusta
Nov 2017
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Amenities

Ix-Xemxija Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Equipped with electric shaver socket, hot and cold water, linen basket, and towels. Shower has a stool for the elderly.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , can be added
  • We are very flexible on layouts and types of beds. We also offer single and double bedding All have orthopaedic mattresses., all rooms including bedrooms have insect screans, fans, heaters and independent reading lights.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • 2 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Most extra facilities can be arranged on request and all at cost price. Fax is available and internet connection is provided free of charge. Fishing trips, speed boat trips and boat charter can be arranged. Taxi transfers are entrusted to a serious taxi driver Also I can take care of car hire at the cheapest price. Swimming can be done in a small bay just 100m from the apartment. The best sandy beaches are all 10 min by bus away. Also one can take one day cruises from a nearby jetty. Swimming in winter can be also done in heated pools around the island. If you are interested in some activity in Malta kindly do not hesitate to ask for information. I will do my best to give you information about it.

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average rating of 4.510638 based on 75 reviews
4

Good stay on a really lovely island

  • 4 of 5

Good comfortable accommodation with wonderful views. Everything we needed was at hand and transport was literally on our doorstep. We love Malta and will certainly return.

Only 2 negatives - firstly the noise from the road is huge which disturbs the tranquil setting. secondly you need anti mosquito sprays - its the time of year really but the mosquitoes were awful day and night.

Only 1 further comment - could the owners write down how to use the TV etc as we forgot the instructions

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: hi Carole! Thank you for your nice comments. We are very happy that you had a nice stay with us and that you like the apartment. Indeed the location is perfect and the views are amazing. The road infront of the apartment is not a main road and the bedrooms are at the back side of the apartment, so this is usually of no disturbance to our guests. Re tv, we have iptv with many international channels to choose from. The whole system is an autoplay, so once it is turned on, the channels are automatically displayed. Guests can reach out to us at any point during their stay...they can call us, email us, chat on facebook, what s app. It was a pleasure hosting you and we look forward to your next stay with us! ruth and Neville
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Primeira vez que nos decepcionamos com um aluguel da homeaway

  • 2 of 5

Eu poderia listar varias coisas que nos deixaram bastante frustados, mas apenas gostaria de dizer pra não repetirem o meu erro de deixar para a ultima hora.

Agendem com antecedência que poderão encontrar apartamentos muito melhores nessa mesma faixa de preço.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Spanish: El apartamento está bien cuidado y muy limpio. El apartamento tiene un balcón frente al mar una de las mejores vistas de Maltas y encantadoras luces del puerto reflejando en el agua. Las fotos en el anuncio son tomadas por mí mismo utilizando una cámara barata, para asegurarse de que mostrar como es y por lo tanto los huéspedes tendrán expectativas realistas. Mis representantes, mi personal de mantenimiento y yo Neville están en la cuadra cada día y hablamos muchas veces durante su estancia. También tenemos servicio de emergencia las 24 horas del día, 7 días a la semana y 14 horas al día. Usted nunca nos dijo de ningún problema excepto sobre el problema de Internet que afectó a todos los bloque, como el módem y routers se quemó debido a un aumento de potencia. Como sabes, resolvimos el problema en 12 horas (era domingo por la noche). El lunes por la mañana el Internet estaba de vuelta a la normalidad mientras que vamos un técnico para solucionar el problema. Nuestros precios han sido los mismos durante los últimos 5 años y cada año verificamos que somos competitivos incluso con apartamentos que no tienen una vista tan bonita! Estamos contentos de que siempre estamos completamente reservado y creo que estamos muy bien de precio. Su reserva fue en agosto, que es el pico de la temporada alta, así que no puedes esperar precios bajos. Estoy seguro de que confrontado los precios antes de hacer la reserva, y ya que era un gran grupo el precio por persona era muy bajo en comparación con un hotel. Si bien estamos seguros de haber hecho todo lo posible para hacer sus vacaciones r y alojamiento lo más cómodo y perfecto posible, le deseamos todo lo mejor. English: The apartment is well kept and super clean. The apartment has a seafront balcony one of Maltas best views and lovely harbour lights reflecting in the water. The photos in the advert are taken by myself using a cheap camera, to make make sure we show it as it is and thus guests will have realistic expectations. My representatives, my maintenance staff and myself Neville are in the block every day and we spoke many times during your stay. We also have 24/7 emergency service and a 14 hours a day open office. You never told us of any problems except about the internet problem that effected all the block, as the modem and routers got burnt due to a power surge. As you know we resolved the issue in 12 hours (it was Sunday night). On Monday morning the internet was back to normal as we go a technic
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4

Comfortable apartment with great view

  • 4 of 5

We spent 5 days in the apartment, with my elderly parents. We chose this apartment because of the lift, the bedroom layout, and of course the wonderful view. Steph met us on arrival and quickly showed us round. The apartment was very clean and, after opening all the cupboards, we found sufficient towels and blankets. I really don't think that more than 5 people could stay comfortably in the apartment. it was quite windy during our stay and warmer blankets/quilts would have been welcome, as would a bath mat in the bathroom because the floor is slippery when wet. The sliding window on the balcony didn't close properly so there was a constant draft which was a nuisance and the fact that the apartment was not securely locked was annoying. There was also a problem with the water draining from the shower tray which no doubt could be fixed with a plunger. There are no shops nearby, but fortunately we had a car so that wasn't a big problem for us. It would have been a nice touch to provide some basic groceries i.e. bread, jam, coffee, tea, sugar, milk. I would also suggest that it is time to renew the bed linen which is rather tired.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. We are happy that you had a nice stay and loved the view. Indeed apartment is located right on the seafront and is fully equipped. On arrival we give our contact details where we can be reached 24 hrs a day. We can be reached via What s App, Facebook, Email or telephone. We wished you informed us when you were here that you required extra blankets, bath mat as we would have supplied in just a matter of hours. We assure you that the balcony doors do lock properly, one has to hold the middle sliding door with the left hand and close the other sliding door with the left hand simultaneously, if not done like this, then they will not close properly. Shops are located on the other side of the bay about 10 min on foot away. thank you for being our guests and hope you will be our guests again! ruth and Neville
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4

Good view comfortable apartment in quiet location

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our holiday and will remember the view from the apartment forever. No shop, cashpoint, restaurant or any other facilities within walking distance of the apartment and given that we are all seniors it was necessary to take a 15 minute bus ride to Bugibba for these amenities. We did not find that there were “all kinds of shops, and entertainment (bars/restaurants, nightcubs, casino, watersports) 900m away from the apartment” as described in the property details but on a positive note, as the bus stop was directly outside the apartment, this didn’t present a problem or significantly detract from our holiday experience. The 21 euro weekly bus pass is excellent value and a ‘must have’ on arrival. The living area and the two bedrooms were clean, spacious and adequately met our requirements but the bathroom was far too small and poorly appointed and the water only trickled from the shower head. As the apartment supposedly slept seven persons it is difficult to envisage how they would have managed with such inadequate bathroom facilities. The lighting in the bathroom was poor making it difficult to shave and the dark brown towels weren’t nice and there were only sufficient of them for us to replace them once during our stay.

Many of your contributors on trip adviser comment on how helpful Neville, Ruth and their assistants were during their stay but within an hour of arriving at the apartment and deciding which tours to join we were very much left to our own devices and never heard from or had sight of Steph thereafter apart from a note she left the day after our arrival correcting the pick-up location of the night cruise we had booked. On reflection, we were a little disappointed that she only vaguely indicated the location of amenities and the pick-up point for the cruise as “across the street” when in fact it was a bus ride to the other side of St Paul’s Bay and that the pick-up was actually at the Porta-del-Sol hotel. Also, when we enquired about where to get a weekly pass for the Malta Bus we were advised to go to Valetta when in fact passes were available from local businesses. Again this wasn’t a major problem for us but it might not be so for all guests and although these points are only minor and may be seen as overly pedantic getting the little things right can make all the difference to a guest’s perception.

The pick –up and drop-off at the airport as arranged by Neville made our transfer easy and stress free and at 25 euro good value

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. We are happy that you had a nice stay in Malta :) the shops, restaurants, etc are all on the other side of the bay as explained to you on arrival. There is no need to go to Bugibba ...in the inner part of Xemxija bay you will find all you need. If one wants to go to Bugibba, this is just 5 min by bus away, not 15 minutes. yes, bus stop is right infront of the door. The bathroom is exactly as in the pictures which is 1 m x 3 metres. We provide minimum 2 towels per person per week. We have a new bus company operator in Malta and initially tickets could only be sold from Valletta, Qawra and airport. Now they have included other selling points gradually. On arrival we meet our guests and give them our contact details which includes telephone, facebook, what s app and email. We can be reached 24 hrs a day. we did pass by to check if all was ok however you were not at the apartment so we left you a note. Also we sent you a welcome note the following day of your arrival to check if you need anything and if all is ok. We then do not bother our guests further...we let our guests enjoy their stay...we hope you will be our guests again! Ruth and Neville
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5

“Замечательное место, превосходный отдых!!!”

  • 5 of 5

Мы приехали с супругой на Мальту на 20 дней к друзьям и встретить День рождение. Арендовав эту квартиру на 5 этаже мы получили все, что хотели получить от жилья на Мальте, лифт, три балкона с прекрасным видом на море и город Бужиббу, полностью укомплектованная кухня, стиральная машина и интернет и современный ТВ. Замечательное расположение в 2 минутах ходьбы до центра, рестораны и магазины в 100 метрах от дома. Возможно тем кто поедет в июне-сентябре стоит обратить внимание на отсутствие кондиционеров есть только напольные вентиляторы, хотя возможно их установят т.к. квартира практически новая и они там предусмотрены, но пока их нет да и в апреле они не нужны. Квартиру мы арендовали через агенство, Руф представитель агенства была очень внимательна к нашим пожеланиям и просьбам чем заслужила нашу глубокую благодарность.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to host you! we are very happy that you had a nice time in Malta :) our priority is to ensure that apartment is clean and well equipped so our guests have a nice stay. apartment is in an excellent location too. Thank you and it will be a pleasure to have you stay with us at anytime! ruth and neville
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5

Cozy and luxurious

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful apartment with stunning sea views overlooking a small harbour. We had gorgeous weather in the middle of January! so we were often basking in the afternoon sun on the balcony enjoying a glass of wine. The apartment was well equipped, very clean up to our standards and right next to a bus stop which gives you access to the whole island - we bought a bus card for 21eur which gives you unlimited travel for 7 days which was perfect and easy for us to see everything. I hope we return next year. We will be in touch with Neville and Ruth who were great hosts! Thanks a lot for making our holiday what is was - relaxing and stress free!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Tia! It was a pleasure to host you and to meet you! Indeed as you well write, apartment is in a good location and well equipped. Apartment has wonderful seaviews of ST Pauls Bay. Bus stop is close by, shops and restaurants are within easy walking distance. thank you again and we hope you will be our guests again! ruth and neville
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Map

Blue Grotto
Mosta Dome
Paradise Bay
Hagar Qim Neolithic Temple
St Paul's Cathedral
Golden Bay
Blue Lagoon
Azure Window -- CLOSED
Popeye's Village
Mdina
Ħad-Dingli
Hal Saflieni Hypogeum
Ġgantija
Marsaxlokk
Valletta
The Three Cities, Malta
Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Malta International Airport
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Valletta port terminal
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Golden Bay and Ghajn Tuffieha
Car: not necessary

The apartment is located in the old fishing village of St Paul's Bay, and is in front of the old fishing harbour still full of colourful traditional Luzzu boats. Some parts of the village have developed touristic areas but the village kept its old charm. The apartment is in a residential area. In the village centre, 900m away from the apartment one can find all kinds of shops, and entertainment (bars/restaurants, nightcubs, casino, watersports). Golden sandy beaches are just 1 bus away. Ferries that go to Gozo and Comino (or one day cruise) depart from nearby. The bus stop is in front of the apartment and so is a rocky beach. The location of the apartment and penthouse is ideal of honeymooners, families with children, retired couples or group of friends. There is plenty of on street parking(free). Renting a car is not necessary. Most historic sites are 1 bus away. There are also long promenades for long walks and a picturesque countryside to discover. Activities are infinite.

Other Activities: name it we have it! Except snow!

Golf: The The Royal Malta Golf Club, is situated in Marsa. The area is not touristic and there are no accommodation facilities within walking distance. Thus most golfers choose our seafront apartments in the heart of the best tourisitic areas.

Ski: Just water skiing in Malta!!!!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax $0.59 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Kindly always send us an email for an exact price. Special offers may apply.
A deposit of Euro 150 as deposit against damages may be demanded.
prices are valid for to 2 persons. In some periods there is a supplement for additional persons. Very good discounted offers for Winter long stays for more than two weeks.

SPECIAL OFFERS FOR WINTER LONG STAY BREAKS at only euro 700 monthly. (Minimum stay of 3 months).

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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