located on the Qawra peninsular in the
north-east of Malta. Together with
neighbouring Bugibba, it is the main part of
the popular area known as St. Pauls Bay.
Almost the entire shoreline in Qawra is
rocky, but in some places the rocks are flat
and suitable for sunbathing.
Although there are no sandy beaches,
swimming and snorkelling is still very
popular. The water is clear but beware of
the black sea urchins on the rocks.
The nearest large sandy beach is in Mellieha
Bay, some eight kilometres from Qawra.
Bathing from the rocks is not suitable for
Qawra is home to many water sport activities
including scuba diving, jet ski, banana boat
and speed boat rides.
Qawra has a lovely seafront promenade with a
good selection of restaurants, cafés and
Along with neighbouring Bugibba, Qawra is
one of the most popular resorts in Malta.
There are many hotels, restaurants, bars and
some shops in Qawra. However, the town is
considered to be more relaxed than Bugibba.
Qawra is also home to one of the many towers
built by the Knights of St. John. The tower
in Qawra is now a lovely restaurant.