Location for this course is the seaside
town of Birzebbuga, Malta.
Birzebbuga is located in the south of the
This area is quieter than other popular tourist
spots in Malta, particularly in winter.
You will find many amenities close to hand,
including shops, bank, restaurants, coffee shops, bars and, of course, the beach.
Birzebbuga also is the location of the main
shipping port of Malta.
When the port was built, a sandy beach
was constructed in Pretty Bay. The combination of beachfront living with port
views is an interesting one! For more information about the area, click here or here.
Pretty Bay, Birzebbuga, Malta
Click the link for the
exact location in google maps.
The street name is Triq Il-Profs. Anton Tabone.
There is no house number to
guide you, but the street is short and you simply need to walk up towards the
top of the street (away from the beach). You will find the classroom on your
Equipment to bring
Tip Nr. 1: When you have found a
location you plan to book, it can be worth checking whether the same location
is also advertised on one of the other booking sites. Prices can vary, for the
same accommodation provider, from one site to another.
Tip Nr. 2: A convenient budget-level accommodation option
exists. In the best-case-scenario, it works out at €22 per
person, per night. For this option, you will have to arrange to share an apartment with one
or two other students in your class. You can contact them through the forum here on this page. – For more information on this option, please see the document link at the end of this post.
Arrival in Malta
You will arrive into Malta International Airport (MLA).
is the only
airport on the island.
Journey time from the airport
the Seabreeze Hotel is approximately ten
minutes by taxi or
twenty minutes by bus.
As you leave the luggage collection
and enter the ‘arrivals’ area, head straight ahead and keep left. Find a taxi ticket booth on
left hand side just before you leave the airport
You need to purchase
a ticket there. They
accept cash. A ticket
Birzebbuga costs around €18.
If you prefer to pay by
credit card, book an eCab (before you leave for
Malta). If you book with them, a driver will be waiting for you at arrivals,
holding a sign with your name on it.
Buses are available just outside the airport. Take Bus
X4 towards Birzebbuga.
3 — all the way
to the right, as you leave the building.) Tickets cost
Malta Public Transport website here)
Shopping and Eating Out
There is a large number of restaurants and take-away options in Birzebbuga. – In Malta generally, as in many locations around the world that depend heavily on tourism, the quality of restaurant food can suffer. – If you pick
carefully, you can get good food, and plenty of it, for very reasonable prices.
– You will want to exchange tips on where to eat with other students. – Or
check online reviews
have general practitioners work from their premises. Contact them for an