St. George's Bay

A Beach Located At One Of Malta's Top Touristic Locations

St Georges bay is one of the most attractive sandy beaches in Malta. Located in the heart of the entertainment mecca known as Paceville, it is the location where many tourists and students like to take a dip into our clean Maltese waters.

It is a location within St. Julian’s where a large percentage of hotels, restaurants, nightlife and various English-language schools are located.

St. George's Bay packed with people during summer

The beach is popular both during the day and up to early hours. When it is good weather youths, especially foreign students, like to laze on the sand enjoying the beautiful weather of our islands. They socialise with many other youths coming from different countries to study English.

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You can integrate by going for a long walk starting from this beach up to Sliema, Gzira and Ta’ Xbiex. A walk of at least seven kilometres. In fact, there are some very good areas for swimming.

Many restaurants, cafes and ice cream parlours lie along the promenade and it spoil you for choice, where one would either like to eat or have a light snack or even an ice-cream or coffee.

St Georges bay is an enjoyable sandy beach in the centre of the entertainment area.

St. George's Bay Amenities

St. George's Bay is one of many Blue Flag beaches in Malta. It has been a Blue Flag beach since 2007. The blue flag season for this beach is from 15th June to 15th September of every year.

  • Beach Quality: St. George's bay is declared one of Malta's blue flag beaches.
  • Umbrellas can be rented from the beach club or the side rental shop beside the restaurants. Sunbeds are not available for rental.
  • Wheelchair Accessibility - The beach is accessible for persons with disability, as there are ramps leading to the beach.
  • Public Rest Rooms - They are at the center of the beach.
  • Food and Drinks - Various restaurants and bars surround the beach.
  • Bar-B-Ques and Camps are not permitted at the beach.
  • Warnings - No specific warnings about the sea's condition in this area.
  • Watersports are available at a cost.
  • There is a lifeguard standby during summer.
  • Swimming zones are available during the summer months.
People having a relaxing time at St. George's Bay

How to get to St. George's Bay

Coming to the beach is very easy. You can come by car or bus. It is centrally located on the coastal area further up from Sliema, to St. Julian’s Bay.

It is in a very touristic spot, where during summer you will find many people sunbathing and swimming.


Parking close to the beach is not easy. Coming here by public transport it eventually easier.

You can go to the Baystreet or Eden Cinema car park which is only 5 minutes walk from the bay. You will need to pay a fee according to how long you leave the car inside.

You need to wander around the nearby streets, which can sometimes be at a distance, but eventually it will definitely be worth it.

Malta Public transport

  • To Bay: 13, 13A, 14, 16, 110, 120, 121, 202, 212, 222, 225, 233, X2 - San Giljan Bus Stop
  • To Valletta: 13, 13A, 14, 16
Click here to see how to get to the bay from the bus stop

Hop-On Hop-Off Tours

  • The north blue sightseeing tour passes by St. George’s bay

What you find around the bay


Paranga restaurant at St Georges Bay.

At the corner of the beach. Easily reachable by many swimmers who want to have a bite to eat. You can enjoy a beautiful view with a host of dining options for all tastes.

It is owned by the Intercontinental Hotel close by and this guarantees qualityParking is no problem if you eat at La Paranga as the Intercontinental Hotel offers three hours free parking.

Attractions Around The Bay

St. George's Bay is in the most touristic spot on the island. Apart from visiting the bay, there are plenty of other things you can do which are just at walking distance.

Visiting with kids? These are fantastic things to do with your kids after a day at the beach.

- Play a game of bowling at Eden SuperBowl
- Watch a movie at Eden Cinemas
- Shop at Bay Street Shopping Complex
- Paceville - Mostly active during the night since it is a nightlife spot.
- Games Room at Bay Street complex
- Lasertag

People having dinner at the restaurant by the beach

St. George's Bay Hotels at its Vicinity

Corinthia Hotel St. George's Bay | Radisson Blu Resort, St. Julian | The Westin Dragonara Resort | Intercontinental Malta

Hugo's Boutique Hotel | H Hotel | be.HOTEL | Hilton Malta | Bayview

- The District Hotel | Cavalieri Art Hotel | Holiday Inn Express | Beach Garden Hotel

Golden Tulip Vivaldi Hotel | The St. George's Park Hotel | Marina Hotel Corinthia Beach Resort

Click here to see live footage of the bay

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