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Holidays in Malta from Dublin - the lowdown

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Malta is a top year round tourist destination for those looking for a sun holiday. Read on for some advice on holidays in Malta from Dublin.

Malta

Malta is made up of one main islands and two smaller ones located in the centre of the Mediterranean. It is one of the world's smallest and most densely populated countries. Malta has a subtropical Mediterranean climate with mild winters and warm dry summers. The summer usually lasts for around 8 months from April to November. Temperatures around this time range from 19 to 34 degrees with the warmest weather in August. Maltese cuisine has a mixture of Sicilian and English influences and there are a range of local foods and dishes.

Flights

The Malta International Airport is the only airport servicing the islands. Ryanair have 5 direct flights to this airport each week. They fly on Tuesday and Saturday at 7.20 am, on Wednesday at 13.15 pm and on Thursday and Friday at 15.40 pm. Flight duration is 3 hours and 50 minutes. Prices depend on when you wish to travel and how far in advance you book but start from €47.99 one way.

Hotels

The Seashells Resort in Malta is located directly on the seafront overlooking Qawra bay. It offers panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea. The hotel has excellent facilities and a friendly staff who are happy to help. Rooms include air conditioning, ceiling fan and satellite television. The Palace Hotel is a 5 star luxury hotel that is located in the city centre. The hotel has superior facilities that includes a spa centre.

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