In the past couple of years, St Julian’s has quickly become a leading Maltese hub for entertainment, nightlife, and culture, amongst many other things.
Having said that, given the unending offerings the town boasts, it’s extremely easy for a quick visit to St Julian’s to turn overwhelming in a matter of seconds…
That’s why today we’re counting down the six things you must do when visiting this awesome seaside town – let’s go!
1. Go for a swim
Located bang in the middle of some of St Julian’s busiest streets, St George’s Bay offers visitors a quaint seaside escape from the town’s hustle and bustle.
This beach is the perfect spot for a casual meet-up with friends over a cold beer or even a cheeky winter dip if you’re feeling adventurous! With a bunch of bars, restaurants, and kiosks a stone’s throw away from St George’s Bay, you’re never too far from a bite to eat and a refill.
2. Head to the casino
Credit: Casino Malta
Visitors to Malta who enjoy gambling have an amazing variety of land-based casinos. One of these is Casino Malta located in St. Julian’s. The casino floor covers over three thousand square meters and visitors have over two hundred and eighty slots to enjoy.
Casino and poker tables are featured, as well as electronic Roulette games. There is also a luxurious bar area and a sports betting bar. Essentially, Casino Malta offers everything needed for ultimate entertainment. Speaking of casinos, Malta is home to many iGaming venues. The best online casino sites in Malta provided here offer the most thrilling experience.
If you are looking for land-based gambling fun while visiting Malta, you should also pay a visit to Dragonara Casino, Portomaso Casino, and Oracle Casino that just like Casino Malta cater to all gamblers out there who prefer playing slots and classic table games.
3. Take a scenic walk
Looking to stay active and have fun? St Julian’s has got you covered. Treat yourself to a long, scenic walk along the St Julian’s to Sliema promenade and feast your eyes on an amazing selection of architectural gems.
Check out the iconic Knisja tal-Karmnu, standing tall over Balluta Bay Beach and admire the awe-inspiring skyline lit up by St Julian’s unending list of hotels. If long walks are your thing, you can even choose to go as far as Sliema whilst pretty much never losing sight of the sea.
Worry not – there are plenty of ice cream stands and coffee shops along the way to keep you well-fed and hydrated.
4. Go shopping
Credit: Bay Street Shopping Complex
Nothing hits the spot quite like a good session of retail therapy – good thing St Julian’s has loads of spots that can scratch that shopping itch!
Pay a quick visit to the Bay Street Shopping Complex, offering a healthy mix of high-end, budget, and mid-range shops over four different floors. If malls aren’t your thing, there are plenty other clothes, souvenir, and specialty shops scattered around St Julian’s just waiting to be discovered...
Check out Sarto and the BOSS Store at Ross Street, for example, and treat yourself to a couple of designer pieces that will last you a lifetime.
5. Hit the clubs
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One of the main reasons St Julian’s has shot up in popularity in the last couple of decades is the fact that it’s pretty much the country’s only hub for nightlife.
Paceville, an area within St Julian’s with different clubs, bars, restaurants, and lounges every couple of metres is rife with activity every weekend as people of all ages go on the hunt for a great night out.
No matter what your crowd is and what genre of music you like, there’s a spot in Paceville that is certain to tickle your fancy. What’s also great about Paceville is that there are plenty of fast-food outlets in the area ready to satisfy your late night cravings.
6. Get some good food
Credit: KuYa Asian Restaurant
When it comes to restaurants, St Julian’s has both quantity and quality; a quick look at the Michelin Guide will confirm this.
This buzzing town has not one, not two, but five restaurants on the universally acclaimed Michelin Guide, each serving delectable delights from around the world.
Grab some Asian grub from KuYa, some delicately prepared sushi from Zest, and some top-notch steak from Caviar & Bull – but make sure to leave room for dessert!
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