The Blue Lagoon is
situated on Comino, which is a small island
between the larger islands of Malta and
The beach in general
The Blue Lagoon is a picturesque bay
surrounded by rocks. The water is crystal
clear and very shallow, which makes it
perfect for swimming and snorkelling. It is
like a huge swimming pool.
There are some spots with sand, but a lot of
visitors find a quieter spot on the
rocks. Services at the Blue Lagoon include
sunbeds, umbrellas and toilets.
Best time to visit the Blue Lagoon is on
weekdays or weekends early morning, since
afternoons tend to get crowded.
There are several cruise companies operating
from Malta and Gozo islands. Prices vary
from 20 EUR to 50 EUR depending on what is
included in the cruise.
The sandy areas are very small, however the
children can play safely in the shallow
Motorised water sports are not allowed in
the lagoon. Comino is known for its
spectacular dive sites and underwater caves.
There are several beach bars serving cold
drinks, ice creams, sandwiches etc. A
restaurant is found in the nearby Comino
The island of Comino is quite small,
measuring only 3.5 square kilometres. It has
a permanent population of less than ten
There is one hotel on the island, Comino
Hotel, which is opened during the summer
Other beaches on Comino include St. Mary Bay
and St. Nicholas Bay.