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Wondering what to do, see and experience during your visit? Labranda Riviera Hotel & Spa brings the best of Mellieha – from exhilarating watersports and recreation to fascinating landmarks, cultural destinations and more – directly to your doorstep. Whether you’ve come to discover stunning natural wonders, world-class museums or dive into the rich history of the region, our staff will be happy to recommend the most popular attractions and things to do in Mellieha.

Landscape view of The Ghadira Bay near Riviera Hotel & Spa

Ghadira Bay

Mellieħa Bay, also known as Għadira Bay, is located just 2 km away from LABRANDA Riviera Hotel & Spa in the northern part of the Island, just off the town of Mellieħa.

A distant view of The Coral Lagoon near Riviera Hotel & Spa

Coral Lagoon

The Coral Lagoon is one of Malta’s natural wonders, which recently became one of Malta’s most popular Instagram spots thanks to its stunning scenery and amazing views.

A distant view of Mellieha Village near Riviera Hotel & Spa

Mellieha Village

Mellieħa – Destination of Excellence

With its marvellous Mediterranean weather and countryside, Mellieħa is a dream-destination for those in search of sun and nature. The beaches that line the coast of Mellieħa are some of the world’s finest. All water sports activities are available, along with top-notch restaurants and accommodations.

A distant view of Gozo Island near Riviera Hotel & Spa

Gozo Island

The ferry to Gozo is just a few minutes away from LABRANDA Riviera Hotel & Spa.

Gozo means joy and a visit to this relaxed little sister island of Malta should bring exactly that.

Landscape view of Comino Island near Riviera Hotel & Spa

Comino Island

A short boat ride away from LABRANDA Riviera Hotel & Spa

The tiny Island of Comino, once the hideout of pirates and smugglers, sits right in the middle of the channel between Malta and Gozo.

A Landscape view of Valletta near Riviera Hotel & Spa


Valletta, The Fortress City, Citta’ Umilissima, “A city built by gentlemen for gentlemen”. These are some of the names given to Malta’s capital city: a living, working city, the administrative and commercial heart of the Islands.

View of the St Agatha’s Tower near Riviera Hotel & Spa

St Agatha’s Tower (The Red Tower)

This tower, also known as the Red Tower, was built in 1649 and was manned during both World Wars. It provides excellent all round views of Gozo, Comino and the Ghadira Nature Reserve.

An aerial view of Salt Pans near Riviera Hotel & Spa

Salt Pans

Saltpans are one of the most interesting features of the Maltese coastline.

A Distant view of Popeye Village near Riviera Hotel & Spa

Popeye Village

Popeye Village Malta has grown from its days as a Film Set of the 1980 Musical Production 'Popeye' into one of the major tourist attractions on the Maltese Islands filled with a number of colourful fun activities for all young and young at heart.

A distant view of Blue Grotto near Riviera Hotel & Spa

Blue Grotto

The Blue Grotto is located on the southern coast of Malta, west of Wied iz-Zurrieq facing the little deserted islet of Filfla. The site got its name from a British soldier who thought that since the area looks like the Grotta Azzurra in Capri, it deserves the same name, and in fact Blue Grotto is the equivalent for Grotta Azzurra in English.

View of the Golden Bay near Riviera Hotel & Spa

Golden Bay

Golden Bay, known for its gold sand and naturally formed dunes on its surrounding slopes, is one of the most popular beaches on the Maltese Islands, both with Maltese and tourists alike.

Exterior of a building in Mdina near Riviera Hotel & Spa


Mdina is one of Europe’s finest examples of an ancient walled city and extraordinary in its mix of medieval and baroque architecture.