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.
1. ESCAPE ROOM
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 http://booking.scavengerescape.com/malta/booking/en
Phone: +356 9955 5521
2. LASER TAG
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 http://www.starwarsmalta.com/book-online
Phone: +356 99177777
3. BOWLING & ARCADE GAMES
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
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
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 https://www.facebook.com/edencinemas/
How to book: call to make a reservation
Phone: +356 23710400
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, deal.com.mt 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 deal.com.mt website http://deal.com.mt/deals.html?categoryId=6,4 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.
7. GOING OUT
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
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
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