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Hi, We live in St. Paul's bay right next to Bugibba! The water parks will be closed, they're only open in the summer. But just up the road in walking distance is the national aquarium, a bit like a sea life centre with... More
Hi, We live in St. Paul's bay right next to Bugibba! The water parks will be closed, they're only open in the summer. But just up the road in walking distance is the national aquarium, a bit like a sea life centre with nice cafe and outdoor play park. If you have a hire car there's absolutely loads to see and do, or you can get around on the buses without too much trauma. Popeye village is a nice day out for kids, in mellieha, worth checking out! I have a 2 yr old, so I'm not sure what a 9 year old is into, but there are good parks around the island if they are of interest? Look up ta'qali adventure park :). A good way to see the island is to do the hop on hop off sight seeing tours if you're not having a car, buses go every half hour and are easy to do and not too expensive. If wandering into St. Paul's bay, on the main high street (mosta road) is the donut factory (nice cafe, not a factory!!) which do amazing donuts and drinks. Make sure you try the pastizzi's from one of the shop windows or bakeries on the high street, they're like pasties and are filled with either ricotta or a veggie pea mix. Really nice snack/lunch if on the go. There are lots of great restaurants around if you find your place isn't great, it's a shame to pay twice I know, but eating out is good around that area. Hope some of this helps, I can't think of much more right now but happy to help if you want other ideas of places to go see in general. Have a lovely time!