Dahlet Qorrot Gozo is a small attractive peaceful bay located at the north-east side of Gozo at the far end between Nadur and Qala.
It is a serene place where one can relax and enjoy the natural beauty all year round, even during the peak summer months. This small enclosed bay is the perfect place if you wish to spend quality time during your holiday in Malta.
Dahlet Qorrot is the perfect location for the keen photographer. At every twist and turn there is a unique photograph waiting to be snapped. We have included some photos to wet your appetite and entice you to pay a visit to this little secluded bay.
The route to this bay is through a narrow descending road which affords extraordinary views of the bay. Upon arrival, one finds a small sandy/pebbly beach with a small area for parking.
One also immediately notices some fishermen’s rooms cut into the rocks on the right hand side.
Sometimes one can see one or two of the fishermen
outside their rooms mending their nets – a chance to see a snapshot of
how people lived many years ago when life was much calmer and quieter.
The place is ideal for children to play on the sand and enjoy a swim as the shore line is shallow.
However one needs to be aware that the sea gets deep fairly quickly so children should be kept under strict supervision.
For the more adventurous swimmers who like to jump or dive into the sea, there is a designate area from where one can do so and this is serviced with a ladder to enable swimmers to safely climb back out of the sea.
This bay also offers a paradise for keen snorkelers as the sea is very clear making this an ideal place.
Some small inlets in the rocks by the beach serve as a shelter from the strong sun, and the benches which have been provided for visitors are shaded by trees which also offer some respite from the sun.
In winter the location is ideal for those who wish to seek some solitude, or who enjoy watching the rough or calm sea, or reading, or just spending some time quietly away from the usual hustle and bustle of everyday life. In the winter months, Dahlet Qorrot bay rough sea can be risky for those who are not experienced swimming.
Due to its low level location, getting a connection on your mobile phone might prove to be problematic.
We strongly suggest that you do not miss an opportunity to visit this wonderful Bay.
Dahlet Qorrot is located in a secluded area of Gozo. Getting there by car is easy if you use a GPS. Parking is available just by the beach. Parking is also available further up from the bay along the main road.
There is no public transport available close to the bay. The closest bus stop is around two (2) kilometres away on foot.
Although a large part of the walk is a descent, however one should keep in mind that the return journey would be a steep hill climb. If you feel inclined to take on the challenge, it is recommended that you carry as few things as possible.
There are no underwater currents in the vicinity of the sandy beach, however the sea level gets deep fairly quickly so one should be careful to gauge one’s activities depending on one’s swimming abilities.
The closest villages to Dahlet quarter are Nadur and Qala.
There is no accommodation for around 2 kilomteres from the beach. You can find where to stay, in the villages of Qala and Nadur or other villages around Gozo. You might not find hotels, but farmhouses, B&B's and flats you will definitively find.
A watch tower known as ‘Torri ta’ Sopu’ can be found in the vicinity.
This was built during the stay of the Knights of St. John in Malta and specifically in 1667 when Grand Master Nicholas Cottoner decided to increase the fortifications of the Maltese islands to guard against the constant threat of Turkish invasions.