LABRANDA Riviera Premium Resort and Spa


The newly refurbished Riviera Premium Resort & Spa overlooks charming Marfa Bay in one of the best-preserved countryside areas in Malta. The Riviera’s quiet location, comfortable rooms, Spa, 4 bars & 3 restaurants make this a perfect place to help you relax and unwind. The Riviera Premium Resort & Spa is ideally located by the beach, offering guests a private ‘Hola Beach Club’, two outdoor pools and a heated indoor sea-water pool. Guests can choose to get pampered with one of a range of therapy and beauty treatments, experience water sports & scuba diving and enjoy the morning and evening daily entertainment. The Riviera Premium Resort & Spa only offers Ultra All Inclusive basis.


  • The tranquil area around the hotel is a haven for nature lovers and countryside walks.
  • The waters in the vicinity of the resort are a mecca for divers and the resort’s internationally-certified diving centre offers courses for beginners and for experienced divers alike as well as exciting night dives, cave dives and wreck dives.
  • The largest sandy beach in Malta is located just 3 km away from the hotel.
  • The Gozo Ferry Terminal is in walking distance from the hotel.
  • The On Site Private Beach Club and Thalasso Spa Centre ensures a great relaxing holiday.


LABRANDA Riviera Premium Resort is situated in Marfa, one of the most picturesque and charming bays in the north of Malta, just across the channel from the Islands of Gozo and Comino. The unique surroundings offer a quiet and relaxing location.

The tranquil area is a haven for nature lovers and countryside walks. The shoreline boasts of the best swimming and diving spots around the islands. Paradise Bay and Mellieha Bay, the Island's two largest sandy beaches can be found 2 km away. Gozo Ferry terminal is 1 km away can be reached by a short ride on the public transport or by a 30 minute walk from Riviera.

In the Summer months boats to Blue Lagoon depart from the pier in front of the Resort. Chartered yachts which offer round Malta and Gozo tours berth here making it most convenient for day trippers who do not wish to take the boat from other locations.

The closest village is Mellieha situated 4 km away and can be easily reached within 10 minutes by car or public transportation. A number of shops, banks, pharmacies, bars and restaurants can be found in Mellieha Bay and Mellieha Village. The distance from the resort to the airport is 30 km and takes about 45 minutes by car.

Today, Mellieha is one of Malta's most picturesque tourist destinations. The town centre boasts fine restaurants and traditional cute shops. It has a majestic baroque church (built in late 19th century) and various cultural organizations, including band clubs, sports clubs, an orchestra, various religious societies, a parish community centre and an environmental pressure group.

Mellieha's main festive season occurs in the first two weeks of September and reaches its climax on the 8th September. During these days various cultural manifestations are held, such as musical concerts, fireworks, folk singing, art exhibitions and the traditional religious procession.


  • from airport: 22 km
  • from next town/village: 4 km from town of Mellieha
  • from privat hotel beach: 100 m
  • from beach: 3 km from Mellieha Sandy Beach
  • from restaurants: 4 km
  • from shopping area: 4 km

Facilities, Amenities & Services

Leisure is at the heart of this hotel. The hotel boasts 2 outdoor pool with a large sundeck, an indoor pool, a fully equipped Padi certified diving school and a well equipped Gym.

Malta’s hidden jewel, Hola Beach is a stone’s throw from the hotel. Hotel clients are entitled to free access to Hola Beach and free sunbeds.


Hotel facilities:

  • Reception 24 hours
  • 1 Lounge area
  • Meeting Point Lounge
  • Souvenir & Newspaper Shop
  • 1 Meeting rooms for 90 persons
  • 2 outdoor swimming pools 1.2m deep, 1 outdoor children’s pool, 1 indoor heated pool
  • Complimentary Wifi in public areas
  • Public car park
  • Pedestrian promenade
  • Beach Club


Sport Facilities:

  • Gym
  • Games Room

Children Activities

  • 1 Children’s pool
  • Table tennis
  • Entertainment for adults and children
  • Mini Club for ages 4 – 12 from May till October

Spa Centre

The Elysium Spa at the LABRANDA Riviera Premium Resort Malta offers a full range of thalasso therapy treatments, with programs tailored to each individual's requirements. The Spa places an emphasis on wellness, where fitness, pampering, beauty and relaxation are blended to achieve a more finely tuned balance between mind and body.

Well-being is found in a variety of massage treatments, ranging from deep tissue, holistic and aromatherapy to lymphatic and reflexology. Beauty Therapists cater to the client's individual needs, whether for skin, nails, body or lifestyle.

The Elysium Spa's unique design also includes an indoor pool, separate spa pool, whirlpool, steam and dry saunas and other hydrotherapy treatments such as the Vichy, Body Blitz and Hydrotherapy Tubs all of which incorporate the benefits of seawater.

The Elysium Spa at the LABRANDA Riviera Premium Resort Malta is known for its friendly atmosphere created by a professional team of therapists and offers an exuberant freedom of choice - there is something for everyone!

We look forward to the pleasure of your company.


  • Thalasso Spa with hydropool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Treatment rooms

Rooms and Suites

Most of  the 349 guest rooms, including a  number of superior rooms and junior suites, enjoy an enchanting view of the Mediterranean Sea and the islands of Comino and Gozo. Others enjoy views of the tranquil Maltese countryside or views of the bay. All rooms have air-conditioning and central heating, (Both heating and air-conditioning operate during restricted hours), satellite TV, direct dial telephone, mini bar, safety deposit box and ensuite bathroom complete with hairdryer.

A choice of room types is available to suit our guests' special requirements, whether traveling on leisure or business. Family rooms with country or pool views, interconnecting twin rooms with pool views and rooms for the physically challenged are also available on request. All rooms are non smoking rooms.

Single Rooms: maximum 1 persons, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and balcony. Some with sea-view. These rooms are 18.2  sqm in size


Twin Rooms: maximum 3 persons, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and balcony. bookable with sea-view, pool view, and land view. These rooms are 24.4 sqm in size

Family Rooms: maximum 4 persons, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and balcony. bookable with pool view and land view. These rooms are 44 sqm in size

Superior Rooms: maximum 4 persons, 1 bedroom with bathroom, 1 sofa bed and terrace. bookable with sea-view and land view. These rooms are 32 sqm in size

Junior Suites: maximum 4 persons, 1 bedroom and separate lounge area with 1 bathroom, 1 sofa bed, and terrace, bookable with sea-view. These rooms are 34 sqm in size

The hotel also offers 17 rooms ideal for guests with disabilities.


IN ALL ROOMS: (basis: ULTRA All Inclusive)

  • Mini Bar (drinks at a charge)
  • Heating (Winter) / Air Conditioning
  • Bathroom with bath or shower
  • Free Wifi
  • TV Satellite
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Sat-TV with international channels
  • Balcony or terrace

Restaurants & Bars

LABRANDA Riviera Premium Resort & Spa's stylish lounges, bars and restaurants, and open-air terraces, offer ample opportunity to savour our Mediterranean Cuisine and the romantic seaside atmosphere. All the outlets are elegantly furnished each with an individual original finishing and enjoy magnificent sea views with the Islands of Comino and Gozo as a backdrop. The surrounding tranquillity of the area and open sea views are combined with the fine choice of cuisine and abundant feast of colourful dishes to satisfy your appetite.



Bar with welcoming ambience located close to reception area.

  • Operating hours: 18:00 to 09:00 (15 hours in Summer)
  • Operating hours: 10:00 to 18:00 (Winter)
  • Dress Code: Casual


Bar on Level 1 with terrace and panoramic views serves hot & cold beverages and snacks

  • Operating hours: 10:00 to 24:00 (14 hours in Summer)
  • Operating hours: 11:00 to 24:00 (Winter)
  • Dress Code: Casual


Pool deck bar with sea and island views serves hot & cold beverages and cocktail.


  • Operating hours: 10:00 to 17:00
  • Dress Code: Beach Wear


Beach Bar located on the sandy beach serving hot & cold beverages and cocktails.



  • Operating hours: 10:00 to 17:00
  • Dress Code: Beach Wear


This restaurant serves buffet-style with live cooking service. The cuisine is typical Maltese and Continental.

  • Breakfast: 07:30 to 10:00
  • Lunch: 12:30 to 14:00
  • Dinner: 18:00 to 21:00 Summer
  • Dinner: 18:30 to 21:30 Winter
  • Dress code: Casual. Shorts or beach clothes are not allowed in the restaurant.


This restaurant serves buffet-style with live cooking. The cuisine is Asian & Middle Eastern. A reservation will be required to dine at this restaurant.

  • Dinner: 18:00 – 21:00 Summer
  • Dinner: 18:30 – 21:00 Winter
  • Dress code: Casual. Shorts or beach clothes are not allowed in the restaurant.


This restaurant serves a good selection of Pizzas, Pastas & Salads. A reservation will be required to dine at this restaurant.

  • Dinner: 18:00 – 21:00
  • Dress code: Casual. Shorts or beach clothes are not allowed in the restaurant.

Ultra All Inclusive Services

The Hotel also provides All Inclusive Ultra Board basis and in order to avail of this service identification wrist bands are compulsory to be worn.



Main Restaurant

  • Breakfast: 07:30 – 10:00
  • Lunch: 12:30 – 14:00
  • Dinner: 18:00 – 21:00 Summer
  • Dinner: 18:30 – 21:30 Winter

The East Wind Restaurant (describe: see above)

  • Open from: 18:00 – 21:00 Summer
  • Open from: 18:30 – 21:00 Winter

Trattoria Tropea Restaurant (describe: see above)

  • Open from: 18:00 – 21:00

Lobby Lounge Bar (describe: see above)

  • Open from: 18:00 – 09:00 Summer
  • Open from: 10:00 – 18:00 Winter

The Comino Sunset Bar (describe: see above)

  • Open from: 10:00 – 24:00 Summer
  • Open from: 11:00 – 24:00 Winter


All-inclusive program is available from 1st of April till 31st October and includes the following:

  • Dining in any of 3 restaurants, subject to booking and availability
  • Snacks between meals
  • One All-inclusive Bar open 24 hours
  • All-inclusive Bar Service includes cocktails and semi-international brands
  • House wine, beer, water and soft drinks with meals
  • Minibar stocked once upon arrival
  • Free Wifi
  • Free use of safe
  • Free Pool Towels (with refundable deposit and no laundry charge)
  • Free Tea/Coffee making facilities in the room
  • Free use of sauna, steam room, whirlpool and fitness room
  • Free use of kayaks and pedal boats from May 2018 onwards
  • Free Diving Taster in the pools (once per person per stay) from May 2018 onwards
  • Free access to Hola Beach Club including All-inclusive Bar (10:00 to 17:00 hours) and Free use of standard loungers and umbrellas
  • Kid’s Club and full Animation Program



The entertainment program will be provided by the hotel daily by a professional animation team at your disposal in the hotel for children and adults Free Mini club for ages 4 – 12.

Day Time Activities:

  • Aerobics
  • Aqua aerobics
  • Darts
  • Table tennis
  • Boules

Evening Entertainment:

  • Live Singers/Musicians daily
  • Karaoke Night
  • Games & Shows by the Animation Team

Facilities not included in the All Inclusive Program:

*these facilities and services are payable locally*

  • Water Sports
  • Electronic Games
  • Spa treatments
  • Diving Services
  • A la carte menus in the restaurants
  • Hot & Cold beverages not included in the all-inclusive list
  • Telephones

Contact Us

LABRANDA Riviera Premium Resort and Spa

  • Marfa Bay L\O Mellieha MLH 9069 Malta
  • 0035621525142
  • 0035621525900
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