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GetawaysMalta - Harbourlights Seafront penthouse - in St Paul`s Bay

Bedrooms 1
Space 50 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

One bedroom seafront penthouse with Terrace

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Lost and Found party goers are not allowed to book this apartment.

This 1 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:

Front terrace (seafront) is 15 sq m, 2nd back terrace is 3sq m and 3rd back terrace is 2sqm. Penthouse has 35 sq m internal area. 4th floor with lift, 1 bedroom (with double bed), shower room, 2 sofa beds for 2 children to sleep separate, max 130 cm or with additional mattress to make a normal double bed 130cm wide.

5 low steps at entrance leading towards elevator


Fast, unlimited Wi-Fi internet, Digital TV (some English and Italian channels available)

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 25 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 - 9km (20 min by bus-car)

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
Calendar last updated:
17 April, 2018

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 2007

Why Neville Galea chose Ix-Xemxija

We have built this property specifically for holiday accommodation in an ideal location.

Great Views


On main Bus routes and with Bus stop just in front of Building

Easy Parking

One of the last remaining fishing villages where you can just enjoy seeing the fishermen work on their boats from the balcony

Swimming spot just 100m from the apartment , ideal for a quick swim after a day sightseeing.

Apartments are cosy but fresh in Summer

Enjoys fresh sea breeze in summer

Lovely Sunsets

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

El apartamento estaba genial. Es ideal para dos personas. Lo mejor de todo es la terraza, tiene unas vistas espectaculares. Los propietarios fueron muy atentos y siempre contestaron a mis preguntas antes y durante las estancia, ademas me recomendaron muchos sitios para diversas actividades que queríamos realizar. Para los españoles deciros que uno de los propietarios habla español perfectamente, además, a la hora de recibirnos no solo nos dio las lleves si no que estuvo un buen rato con nosotros explicándonos y enseñándonos sitios para ir y cosas para hacer. La zona es muy tranquila y siempre había sitio para aparcar delante del apartamento. lo recomiendo!! Marta Cordero
Sep 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Ix-Xemxija, Malta

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • water & electricity is INCLUDED in the price with the following limits: water 0.5 cubic metres per person per week electricity 100kwh per apartment
  • These parametres are usually more than enough for the week stay. Any usage over and above the set limits are payable extra.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Full bathroom with shower. measures 1m x 3m
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon
  • Bedroom size 4.6 x 2.9 sq.m. Double bed, big wardrobe, chest of drawers. Sofabed in the living room.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Singles
  • wheelchair accessible
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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GetawaysMalta - Harbourlights Seafront penthouse - in St Paul`s Bay
average rating of 4.3809524 based on 32 reviews

Top floor apartment with sizeable terrasse offering stunning views across the harbour

  • 4 of 5

Good size apartment with all the crockery and cuttlery needed to cook decent meals including oven cooker + microwave oven, comfortable bedding, adequate bathroom with shower + toilet and a great outdoor living area with a gas BBQ.

St Paul's Bay is a town therefore be prepared to put up with the usual city living nuisances (traffic noise, building work) however it has its own charm and is ideally located to explore the rest of Malta. For those who enjoy walking, there is a fantastic heritage trail to explore 15-20mn walk from the apartment on the other side of the harbour which is dotted with pre-historic landmarks as well as a Roman apiary! It leads you on to a deserted fort built by the British in the late 30's offering stunning views across the bay + North of the island as well as over Comino and Gozo.

Now the absolute PLUS is the service offered by Neville and his team which is second to none! From taxi transfers to arranging tour bookings thanks to great communication links (Facebook, Whatsapp) all you need to do is ask and you get an answer within minutes! We were on a late flight and waiting for us were a couple of bottles of water along with bread, butter, ham and cheese to make ourselves a sandwich in case we were hungry.

There is a bus stop right outside the apartment but to be honest, just hire a car as you will be able to park it on the street. You will get to see more of the island and I wouldn't recommend Malta's buses anyway. They're cheap, but they are way too infrequent and jam packed.

I would definitely recommend a stay at Harbour Lights Penthouse Apartment. You really can't beat their highly attentive service.

  • Review Submitted: 14/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It has been a pleasure to have you. We have been in the holiday accomodation business since 1981. Since 2009 we have turned this in our full time business and now we employ our own maintenance staff, cleaners, representatives and office staff. The office is open for very long hours every day. We keep in touch with our clients by email, Whats app, mobile hones, SMS, and Facebook. Our 2 mobile phones are on 24/7 for all emergencies. We stock in our vans and stores all tools and spares. As you said no one gives a better service than we do! and we are proud of it!!! All our staff is helpfull. Our representatives and office staff offer also concierge services. We offer only the most important tours and the best value for money tours. This is not only free of charge but most tours are sold to our guests at cheaper prices than buying direct. This is our way of thanking you our esteemed guest for booking with us and making sure you get the best holiday ever! We look forward to have you again as our guests! Regards from Sunny Malta Neville Galea GetawaysMalta Self-Catering Accomodation
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Best part of St Pauls Bay with easy access to main roads and beaches.

  • 4 of 5

4th floor apartment, with lift to all floors, and easy access to all rooms including outside washing machine and separate drying area. Easy access to large supermarket via main road (by pass) or smaller one in Port Azzoro A good sized balcony, with table, chairs, and sun loungers, overlooking moored boats, with far reaching views. Plenty of storage space for clothes etc. Full kitchen facilities for cooking and plenty of pots, pans etc. Easy access to north and west beaches. Air conditioning would have been nice..

  • Review Submitted: 20/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice comments. We are very happy that you had a nice stay in Malta and that you liked our lovely penthouse overlooking the sea :) Indeed apartment is well equipped and excellently located..wonderful views and easy access to all amenities. Thank you for being our guests and we hope you will be our guests again. ruth and Neville
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Amazing views

  • 5 of 5

This apartment in St.Pauls Bay has the most incredible views. Waking up to this every morning was a dream. The bus station is right outside the door step allowing traveling around the island a breaze. We were welcomed with a bottle of red wine and a bottle of water, which was amazing to have after traveling. Ruth also sets you up with any tours you'd like to do throughout your holiday. I would definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 17/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lauren and Glenn, it was a pleasure to host you both! Indeed apartment has a lovely terrace located right infront of the sea. The views are amazing. Location is tranquil with bus stop close by. Thank you for being our guests and we hope you will be our guests again! neville and ruth
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Lovely apartment with a gorgeous view

  • 5 of 5

The apartment, and our stay, was an absolutely wonderful experiences. The owners arranged for a transfer from the airport to the apartment and back again and any problems or questions we had both before we arrived and after were dealt with quickly.

There's a lovely restaurant straight opposite the apartment, Pepe Nero, which is open from 7pm and other cafes and restaurants across the bay within walking distance so we didn't struggle for anything to eat at lunch or dinner. The representative that met us also told us where we could get a 7 day bus pass from and there was handily a bus stop straight outside the apartment.

We'd come back again and would definitely recommend this apartment. The only downside was that the taps are backwards (turn it to cold for hot water) but once we realised that we had no problems at all.

  • Review Submitted: 09/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice message and for your nice comments. We are glad that you had a great time in Malta and that the apartment was up to your expectations. We really hope to see you in the future and be our guests once again. Thanks Neville and Ruth.
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Great sea views overlooking the bay.

  • 4 of 5

Clean accommodation, well equipped, full internet use, balcony has beautiful view of the coastline and a BBQ. Bus stop outside, so great for visiting local attractions, including ferry terminal. Also there is a small hamper of cheese, bread, ham, butter, and water to eat and drink on arrival. THANK YOU really enjoyed.

  • Review Submitted: 14/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice comments! we are very happy that you had a lovely stay with us! Indeed apartment is well equipped and views are simply enchanting! Location is also perfect spot to stay to be able to visit the rest of the island. It was a pleasure to meet you personally! We hope you will be our guests again! Ruth + Neville
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Comfortable homely apartment

  • 4 of 5

Apartment was fine, not so clean but ok.The best thing is view on the sea.

  • Review Submitted: 13/11/2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you for your review. We are happy that you had a nice stay in Malta and that you liked the view. Indeed the view is as in the pictures with the lovely fisherman boats. We will have the cleaning standard checked right away as this is of utmost importance to us. thank you and we hope you will be our guests again! Ruth and Neville
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Nearest Airport
21 Kilometres
Malta International Airport
Car: not necessary

St Paul`s Bay is one of the most beautiful villages in Malta. The Penthouse is located in a quiet area facing the fishing harbour. In fact one can enjoy seeing the fishermen coming in and going out of the harbour from the the terrace or in the sitting room. Just 150m away there is also a small swimming zone which is very popular with the locals for a quick swim. St Paul’s Bay has a busy town centre full of shops, banks, pharmacies etc. This is 800 m from the apartment. Bugibba and Qawra are new touristic areas in St Paul’s bay where one might find more bars, restaurants (also McDonalds and Pizza hut), diving and water sport centres, ferries to remote beaches and islands like Comino and Gozo. These areas are just 20 min walk form the penthouse.

The Penthouse is also close to the best sandy beaches like Mellieha Bay, Paradise Bay, Golden Sands, Gnejna Bay (5/10 minutes by bus) etc and Malta’s most intact countryside. In winter long walks and picnics in the countryside and along the sea are a must. In summer one can enjoy the sun at the beach in many ways from the most relaxing to the most adventurous ways. In the evening a walk on the promenade or a local village feast is a must. The bus stop is located in front of the door and the buses passes from the same street. Valletta and Mdina are 30 minutes by bus. Malta Airport 1 hour by bus. Ferry terminal to Gozo and Comino islands 15 minutes by bus.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Ix-Xemxija, Malta

Rental Basis:
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29 Mar 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$11 per night, per additional guest
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$11 per night, per additional guest
1 Jul 2018 - 26 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$11 per night, per additional guest
27 Jul 2018 - 26 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$11 per night, per additional guest
27 Aug 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$11 per night, per additional guest
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$11 per night, per additional guest
1 Nov 2018 - 26 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$8 per night, per additional guest
27 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$11 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$8 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee AU$80.11
Stay tax AU$0.80 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Monthly prices are applicable from November to March, for minimum stay of 3 months. Water and electricity and gas consumption will not be included in the price for monthly rentals.

On arrival we require a deposit against damages of Euro 150. This is refunded to the guests before they leave the apartment.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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