Activity ideas for a rainy day in Malta

November 14, 2017

With over 300 days of sunshine a year, the Maltese islands are known for offering one of the best climates in Europe. With an amazing architecture and loads of sun from April to October, many students choose Malta as there English learning destination to combine leisure with skills improvement. But what about those few months in between where the sun is shy, and the rain might win?

If you are familiar with autumn/winter in Malta, you know that it doesn’t necessarily rain often but when it does you’d better have a great umbrella to protect you! So, what is there to do on the rock, besides watching the waves crash, when weather isn’t great ? From laser tag to bowling, here are a few suggestions to keep you entertained on a rainy day.


Escape room leisure activity iels Malta on a rainy day

Get out of a locked themed room at Scavenger Escape by solving mysteries and finding hidden objects with your team!

3 rooms available at the Sliema location: Egyptian Adventure, Mozart’s Mystery, and Secret Surgery.

For who? Minimum age is 14, children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Minimum of 2 people, up to 6 people per room.

Where? Qui-Si-Sana Seafront, Sliema, Malta

Price: 2 people = 49 €, 3 people =69 €, 4 people = 89 €, 5 people = 109 €, 6 people = 119 €

Opening hours: games starting every hour between 2pm and 9pm

How to book: online directly, here

Phone: +356 9955 5521



laser tag iels malta recommandation rain

Enjoy a great laser tag game at LASERMAXX St Julian's and experience the thrill of being in an action movie!

For who? Up to 20 people per group

Where? Level 4, Bay Street Complex, Saint Julian's, Malta

Price: 1 game (price per person, 15 minutes) = 6€ Monday to Friday, €7 - Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays 2 games (price per person, 30 minutes) = €10 - Monday to Friday, €12 - Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays 3 games (price per person,45 minutes) = €15 - Monday to Friday, €17 - Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays

Opening hours: from 10am to 10:30pm weekdays, 11:30pm on the weekends

How to book: online directly here

Phone: +356 99177777



where to go bowling in Malta iels blog

The Eden Superbowl Bowling Alley offers 20 bowling lanes, music and a bar.Weither you are a beginner or a pro, bowling is a great team game! Not so much into throwing the bowl? They also offer an arcade of retro games with coin-operated racing games or ice hockey tables.

For who? Kids & adults alike, groups welcome

Where? Eden Superbowl, St. George's Road, St. Julians, Malta

Price: Adults: 1 game = 7.20€, 2 games = 12€ Juniors: 1 games = 6€, 2 games = 10€ Prices for the arcade depend on the games played Opening hours: daily from 10:00am till Midnight.

How to book: reservations can be made by phone, sign up upon walk ins

Phone: +356 23710777



shopping in Malta iels blog

If you never have time to shop, a rainy day is a great excuse to finally go to the mall and get those throusers you've been needing for ever!

For who? Everyone!

Where? Bay Street shopping complex in St Julians or The Point mall in Tigne Point, Sliema

Price: free if you don’t spend anything

Opening hours: Bay Street: Monday to Sunday 10am-10pm The Point: Monday to Sunday 10am-7:30pm

How to book: no booking needed

Phone: Bay Street: +356 21384421 The Point: +356 22470300



movie theatre cinema malta iels blog suggestion

A great movie, a comfortable seat, an awesome friend to go with you...Sounds like a perfect rainy day!

For who? Everyone

Where? Eden Cinema Malta, St Augustine Street, St George’s Bay, St Julian’s

Price: Adult: 7 € Senior citizens (60+): 4.50 € Children (12 or under): 4 € Early movies: 5.50 € 3D Movies: 9.00 € with glasses

Opening hours: movie schedule can be accessed directly on the Facebook page

How to book: call to make a reservation

Phone: +356 23710400


6. SPA

spa day malta

Treat yourself to a pampering and relaxing day in one of the numerous spas in Malta thanks to great winter season discounts!

For who? Adults

Where? All over Malta

Price: Starting with deals at 20 € and up, offers many wonderful and affordable offers. Average spa day price is 50 €

Opening hours: opening time would depend on the spa facilities you chose. Remember to make sure those hours suit you before completing your purchase.

How to book: Go on the website,4 and find the offer that’s right for you. Once you have booked your venture, all you need to do is call the spa you chose to book the date of your choice directly.



favorite places to go out around the school iels malta

A few suggestions from our staff on their favorite places to go out in Sliema

Price range for a main dish: € = 8-12€        €€ = 15-22€

The Black Sheep

What? Lunch, dinner, drinks and coffee in a great atmosphere

Where? 72 The Strand, Sliema

Pricing: €€


Kebab ji

What? Amazing libanese food and kebabs at a great price

Where? Tower Road, Sliema Pricing: € Hole in the wall What? Bar and live music Where? 31 Triq Il - Kbira, Sliema Pricing: € Fratelli la Buffala What: Italian restaurant/Pizzeria Where: 7, Piazza Tigne. Tigné Point, Sliema

Pricing: €€


Hole in the wall

What? Bar and live music

Where? 31 Triq Il - Kbira, Sliema



Fratelli la Buffala

What: Italian restaurant/Pizzeria

Where: 7, Piazza Tigne. Tigné Point, Sliema

Pricing: €€