Mellieha Bay

Continent
Europe
Country
Malta
Next Big City
Luqa, Valetta
Next Town
Mellieha, St. Julians
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shop, Rescue, Toilet, Food

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Swimmers
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
No information

Flat water with offshore winds. Small waves with onshore. Large bay. Shallow about 50m out.

Beach

Type:
No information
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Bystanders, Road, Power lines
Beach Users:
July, August

Sandy bay, rocks on sides, and some in the middle. Very packed beach in summer. Small beach, you must be an advanced kiteboarder because beside the beach there are the road and electric wires, you have to be careful.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, April, May, October, November, December
Wind Type:
No information
Best Direction:
N, NE, E, SW
Main Direction:
NW

Kiting conditions are good in the range from NE, E and ESE. SE wind is too gusty. Conditions are onshore winds. Can kite offshore in SW and WSW however boat assistance would be required.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Car rental is the best to get around, very cheap. Take the bus, number 645. You can go there by car, take the main road to the North, it is quite easy to find.

Extra information

Rules
Time

Kiteboarding possible only when beach is totally empty in winter, October to April. Or with a boat all year round, but winds in summer are weak. Bay for advanced riders, beginners definitely need instruction and assistance.

Nightlife

No information