Xlendi Bay beach quality: It is cleaned by the local authorities.
Beach facilities: Sunbeds and umbrellas are available on the right side of the outer bay facing the beautiful cliffs and blue deep sea water.
Getting here: Getting here is very easy. The capital city Rabat, also known as Victoria, is centrally located and well connected with the surrounding villages. From Rabat follow the signs to Fontana and from there you can start the descent down to the valley until you reach this location.
Bank service: HSBC ATM available beside the parking area.
Public transport to Xlendi bay: The Gozo buses offer the following service.
Route 306 – Xlendi to Fontana, Rabat and to Marsalforn.
The bus routes operate every hour in each direction all days of the week all through winter and summer.
Sightseeing buses operate around the island from 9.40 am 17.40 pm visiting all the major attractions of the island, of which this bay is one of them. This also offers another way of arriving at this location, also leaving one the option of visiting the other localities time permitting.
Parking: If you are travelling by rented car, one will find a car park at the bottom of the hill and a few meters away from the centre of the resort.
Persons with less mobility: There might be some inconvenience to succeed to swim but with some help you might do it.
Rest rooms: There is a rest room on the right side of the beach close to the restaurants.
Water sports: It is possible to rent pleasure boats for various activities you wish to do while you are in Gozo.
Beach furniture: There is not much space where to bring you own chairs and umbrellas. If you succeed to grab a bench along the right rocky side. Or else further in on this side there are sunbeds and umbrellas for renting. Due to the small pebbly beach sunbeds are not rented.
Warnings: The sea will sometimes be rough and can be dangerous to swim in.
Bar-b-ques: They are not allowed all around the beach area.
Camps: Cannot erect any camp as the sandy/pebbly beach is small.
Closest village: Fontana and Rabat
Hotel Xlendi Resort & Spa
St. Patrick’s Hotel
Hotel San Andrea
Maria Giovanna Guest House
Apartments in Gozo are numerous at this seaside location.
Around 20 restaurants are located in this tiny fishing village. All compete with each other and the good service and food quality is not to be missed. One would need to make a table reservation for certain restaurants during peak season either by phoning in advance or by having a stroll upon arrival checking out the different menus and then booking your table by the water’s edge.
The watch tower overlooks the entrance to this bay guarding its entrance. It was built with a purpose since the bay is well secluded by surrounding the high cliffs. The tower was constructed by the Knights of St. John, under the reign of Grand Master Lascaris during 1650.
Activities: Along the road before you arrive to this location, one can find La Grotta disco – a popular location heavily frequented especially during the summer months. It is particularly popular with Maltese youths As it is considered t he place to be for the young generation on a summer Saturday night.
Moby Divers and St. Anthony’s Dives Cove are located close to the beach offering a service to those who wish to taste the beauty of the Maltese archipelago under water beauty.
Enjoy your holiday at Xlendi bay.