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Ray. Debono. Donald. Debono.

Member since: 2010
Speaks english

Villa Apartments in a Spectacular location near to everything!

19 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


Photos and Description of this Mellieħa Heights holiday villa

Villa with apartments , sleeps from 4 to 15 persons.

'Villa Lyss Apartment' is located in a tranquil and peaceful location in the village of Mellieha found in the northern part of Malta. This stylish apartment is set within an exclusive privately owned villa residence perched on a hilltop. The tastefully decorated apartment has 2 bedrooms, and shares a larger than average pool of 45' x 15', surrounded by a large sundeck area decorated with palm trees and shrubs which add a relaxed feeling together with sun loungers and parasols to compliment the area around the pool.

The Island of Malta region Part 1: Malta – the very name conjures up thoughts of the George Cross and enough historical sights to keep you busy for a month. But there's so much more to this little beauty than a fascinating past. These days you're just as likely to hear about its film locations and nightlife as you are its history and culture.

The Hollywood swords 'n' sandals epics Troy, Gladiator and Alexander were all filmed on the island's sunny shores. World famous DJs are flocking here to spin some discs at the up-and-coming hotspots. But though Malta's image is changing fast, its breathtaking beauty remains one of the key things that draws people back year after year. Wherever you go, the island's eye-popping scenery provides a sigh-inducing backdrop. And as for all that history, with so much of the past still visible today, there's no wonder it's known as an open-air museum.

The Island of Malta region Part 2: Travel back in time to discover Malta's mysterious prehistory. Retrace the footsteps of St Paul. Or see where the Knights of St John defended Christendom. But Malta is no regular museum. Here life is lived to the full, so be prepared to get stuck into the Mediterranean way of life. Throw yourself into carnivals and make the most of the island's packed calendar of events. If you're looking for a destination that offers more than just a suntan, Malta's a first class choice and even more enjoyable when staying at Villa Lyss.

How To get there? Part 1: Flights to Malta

Flight time to Malta's International Airport from London airports is just 3-3½ hours. Other UK airports will be roughly 30 minutes longer. Malta is also served by numerous other large European airports and is very well connected.

Which airlines operate from UK?

AirMalta, Astraeus LT, British Airways, British Jet, European Aviation, Excel Airways, First Choice Airways, Hello Ltd, MY Travel Airways, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airlines, Thomson Fly and from 31st March Easyjet

Please contact owner for more information!!

More Details
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Ray. Debono. Donald. Debono. (Property Manager)
Member since: 2010
Speaks english


based on 19 traveller reviews

Villa Apartments in a Spectacular location near to everything!
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews

Perfect Malta all means

  • 5 of 5

My family and me, four in total, had 10 supreme days in one of Ray's apartments located in a tranquil area in Mellieha. Both the quality of the apartment and the outer facilities are of high class, and so is the view over the valley from the pool area.

Around 20 minutes by foot to Mellieha Bay with one of the best sandy beaches...alternatively 5-7 minutes to the nearest bus stop, offering trouble-free and frequent transportation, whether it is to Mellieha Bay or Valetta.

Ray and his family are very helpfull and strives to make your stay in Malta as comfortable as possible, and can be fully recommended.

Thank you, Debono's, for a very nice holiday in your apartment and lovely country...we will be back again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Feeling at home

  • 5 of 5

It is a wonderful apartment with very gentle and helpful owners. Our apartment in the villa lyss had a large living room, a spacious kitchen, and two comfortable bed rooms. The owners of this house live in the top floor of the building. Below are two apartments, which we had rented one of them. At the basement there is a third apartment for rent. The kitchen was fully equipped: microwave, oven, freezer, enough towels and plenty tableware and glasses (so you do not have to wash after every meal). From the balcony we had even slight sea view. The pool are is very nice with a long pool, deck chairs, and beautiful plants such as palm trees. The friendly owners provided several toys for the kids such as Lego bricks, balls, and a surf board.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I would really like to thank you for your writing positive things about us and my property.It was our pleasure to assist you and hopefully we will see you another time at Villa Lyss. Ray.
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  • 5 of 5

Aldrig har vi haft et bedre ophold på noget feriested.

Rigtig dejlig lejlighed med masser af plads. Tæt på byen og bybusserne og alligevel i meget roligt kvarter. Ray var venlig og uhyre hjælpsom. Kan kun anbefales til et ophold på Malta.

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Superb for couple

  • 5 of 5

This place is superb, even better than on the pictures - clean, quiet and on the date we arrived it was all ours. Quiet with beautiful view ideal for couples!

Ray is the very helpful and kind. You can ask him where to eat , what to see and where to go if you ran out of ideas.

From the terrace you can even see Etna if the air is clear!

There is a bus stop near the house but as the one local man said: If you don't want to ruin your day - don't wait for it. Of course it's not Rays fault but we wanted to mention this for people like us traveling without rented car. 300m walk from Ray's there is a bus stop with about 7 lines so you can get to any part of the island easily.

Hope to visit him again,

Cheers from Poland,

Maciek and Agata

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dream flat

  • 5 of 5

I stayed for two weeks in this very beautiful holiday flat; one week alone and one with my husband.

The landlord was very helpful and friendly. he showed me around the village of Mellieha, where to go for walks and some other things. He helped me with the heavy things from the shop, because I didn`t have a car. He was very concerned, that I felt well.

The flat was clean, big and had nice colourful rooms. In the flat, there were all the necessary things. There was nothing missing. It was beautiful to eat on the balcony, the view was nice and I enjoyed the calmness. After the walks (there are some beautiful paths), I could swim in the clear pool. It was wonderful.

I can highly recommend this apartment. If I come back to Malta, I would like to stay in this same fantastic flat.

Dear Ray and Maria, thank you very much for these unforgettable two weeks.

Rolf and Donata

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was really wonderful having you with us and was pleasure to assist you. We thank you for coming at Villa Lyss Apartment and we looking forward to see you again. Ray And Maria.
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Excellent location, beautifully maintained villa

  • 5 of 5

2 wonderful, relaxing weeks in a superb location, very warm welcome from Ray & Maria (even stocking up the fridge due to late arrival) within easy walking distance of Melliah village with a choice of excellent restaurants/shops, beaches etc. Would certainly recommend, a truly memorable experience. Thank you Ray & Maria kind regards Yvonne, Karen, Eve & Jackie

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Malta International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Mellieha Bay

Want to break away from holidaying hoards and get to the heart of Malta? Try Mellieha.

A sleepy atmosphere. A small, picturesque centre. A people famed for their pragmatism, independence and friendly welcome. Mellieha has a distinctly rural charm.

Scout about the centre's church, complete with underground grotto. Crawl back fifty years in the famous World War II shelters and see how the Maltese people earned that George Cross. The Xemxija Heritage Route has everything from Roman roads to megaliths or for some recent history, visit the 8 tons of nails and 2000 gallons of paint that make up the set of Popeye the Movie's Sweethaven.

To reach Malta's longest sandy beach, simply take the road through the centre of town down to Mellieha Bay and head to Ghadira Beach. Sun, sand and watersports – what more does a beach need?

Eating out isn't an issue. International and local cuisine, familiar and fascinating food are all on the menu. Be warned however, our apartment is so cosy!!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Mellieħa Heights, Malta

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low season
1 Oct 2016 - 4 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
low season
5 Nov 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
21 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
Low Season
5 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
Start Season
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
Mid Season
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
Peak Season
14 Jul 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
Mid Season
10 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices may be subject to change at owners discretion.
Prices are inclusive of tax for weekly rent of villa with arrivals/departures on Tuesdays. Arrivals on other days of the week may carry a surcharge of 10%.
Good deals for late bookings of still-available weeks. Late bookings are those bookings received within 30 days of the relative still-available date. Internet chargeable

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Mellieħa Heights, Malta

Property Type:
  • villa (semi-detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Master - 1 double bed
    Single - 2 single bed , 1 cot
  • Baby Cot €30 per week. Extra beds available please contact owner. WIFI Internet Cost €20 per week
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • deck chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • car optional
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Each Guest will have a sunbed on the pool deck. Rooms are cleaned regularly. If you would like maid service there is an extra charge. Only guests are allowed on the property. Pool Towels are to be supplied by the guest please. We supply indoor towels for the shower. WIFI Internet Cost €20 per week (optional) Please if you need something always ask us because we are there to help you. If you need the DVD Player, a radio, a book, baby cot, high chair or something else please ask us and we will assist you. Thanks

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