Paradise Bay

Paradise Bay Beach

If you're looking for a smaller beach away from the centre of the action but with ample facilities, then you've found one in Paradise Bay. The small sandy beach is sandwiched between cliffs and you'll have a view of Gozo on the horizon.

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The only downside is the fact that if you arrive after 10am, then there will probably be no space right on the beach, nor available sunbeds and umbrellas for hire.

Paradise Bay has beautifully clear water and several small coral reefs where snorkelling is excellent. You must bring your own equipment.

Beach facilities

There is a larger restaurant right next to the beach that also rents sunbeds and umbrellas (approx 15 eur for a set of two sunbeds and an umbrella). In the summer season, however, all the sunbeds are usually taken down by around 10am.

The beach is smaller, so expect bigger crowds in a small area.

Showers and toilets are available, but there are no water sports on offer.

Beachfront accommodation

On the other side of the bay, just next to the Gozo boat dock, you'll stay at the beautiful Paradise Bay Resort ****. Summer rates are around 120 eur per night, but in winter you can get accommodation here very cheaply from 40 eur.

How to get there

Paradise Bay is situated about 1km from the boat harbour on Gozo and Comino on the northern tip of the island of Malta.

There are about 100 steps from the car park and from the bus stop to the beach.

By car

About 150 metres from the beach you will find a large free car park. By car, drive from all parts of the island along the main road towards the Gozo boat harbour and just before the harbour you will notice a well-marked left turn towards Paradise Bay.

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By bus

There is also a bus stop by the car park.

The 101 line runs here once an hour to the Gozo boat harbour, Ghadira, Ghajn Tuffieha and Golden Bay beaches as well as Popeye the Sailor's Village.

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