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All reviews sunday market fishing village fish market fresh fish power station colourful boats small market stalls selling open market daily market harbour side sea front lovely harbour the bus peter's pool power plant restaurants and cafes
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed here for 10 days in October, really lovely place to stay,so relaxed and pretty, the markets are huge and great fun! Loads of nice little restaurants along the front too Such a pretty view with all the coloured boats,both day and night

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sharondragstra
Reviewed 4 days ago

The bay at Masaxlokk is very attractive and still retains most of the fishing village atmosphere, despite the development of Malta and the industry you can see in the distance. With the painted fishing vessels and seafood restaurants (not overpriced) it is a nice place...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank The_Magpie_on_Tour
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was quite nice to stroll along the harbour and see all the very colourful fishing boats which really make this place different to other fishing villages that we have seen. There was a small, rather ordinary market along the waterfront when we visited which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ilmar T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place to have a stroll. On one side you have the picturesque harbour and the other what seemed loads of cafes. On the afternoon we went there was a small market.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank X938FGalanh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed our time in this colorfull citty by the see full of little boats that our different of any boats I have seen before. It has slow and peacefull mediterranian atmosphere and touch of some older times. I love it and if you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 835nikkit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this lovely small bay and fishing village has a wide variety of excellent fish restaurants and small bars. the bay is full of small Maltese fishing boats and on Sunday morning there is a large fish market on the quayside.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dermott S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would recommend visiting this fishing village on a Sunday where it is host to a huge market (mostly miscellaneous with some fresh fish stalls). The bay itself is filled with colourful boats which were lovely to just look at and provided great photos. We also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank yorkshireramblings
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed in the port and enjoy walking around the atmosphere is relaxed and friendly.We took a super boat trip ,the fishermen do trips to supplement the fishing.The water is clear in places and the colours in the water are lovely.Certainly an easier way...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mc m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a very nice strole along the very busy Marsaxlokk waterfront and being a Sunday the market was very busy, lots of variety on the stalls some good, some tacky but overall quite good, lots of small cafe's and restaurants along the bay if you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank johnLmerseyside
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to wander around. Plenty of traditional fishing boats to see. Would definitely go back.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lorraine B
9 November 2018|
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Response from Kathakali_12 | Reviewed this property |
On Sundays.
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Jaina N
10 October 2018|
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Response from Esther M | Reviewed this property |
Don’t really understand what has happened here..
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shirasobel
23 July 2018|
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Response from Anna D | Reviewed this property |
i can give you the number of the boat man I was travelling with. probably he will answer you)
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