Malta boat rental
Malta is the famous island at the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea. Given this geographical positioning, it’s no surprise that it has a unique concentration of historical sites; it also has great waters for sailing around. Over the centuries, the islands have been ruled by various influences from the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs, the French, and finally, the British leaving their mark. They must have all been sailors! Some of the advantages Malta offers as a holiday destination include; a lot to see and do, you don’t need to travel so far, you can find some of the best beaches in the Mediterranean here, the weather’s great all year round, and there’s a great choice of hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, and boats for rent. The Maltese are very hospitable, and most speak English well. Under the scorching sun, Malta's palm-tree fringed landscape is dotted with pretty hilltop towns, quiet seaports, colourful old fishing villages, and natural attractions. The capital of Valletta is an ideal base to explore the Island of Malta. It’s also a great place to rent a boat or catamaran.
Why rent a boat on holiday in Malta?
There is so much to see at sea around Malta. Day trips to other islands, water sports, kayaking, great diving, and more. You may find yourself spending more time on the water around Malta than on land when you rent a boat. Malta's weather is perfect in spring and autumn. During the hot summer months, head offshore and enjoy the cooling breezes that surround the beautiful islands. An experienced skipper and crew will guide you on a scenic tour of nature and history. It’s more fun on the water!
How much is speed boat rental in Malta?
The average cost of speed boat rental in Malta ranges from USD 200 to USD 350. There are plenty of options. When it comes to renting a speed boat in Malta, the high season is pretty standard and comparable to most other destinations in the Mediterranean. The busy tourist period usually runs from April to October, with the low season starting in November. Depending on the exact month you would like to rent a speed boat, prices can vary.
How much is catamaran rental in Malta?
The average cost of catamaran rental in Malta is USD 500. There are more luxurious, more expensive options for catamaran rental too. If you plan on renting a catamaran, you will need to hold a valid license as well as a complete nautical CV. So your best option may be to hire an experienced local skipper and crew and let them sail you and your family and friends effortlessly around the waters.
What are the most popular boat tours in Malta?
With so much to offer, you shouldn’t be surprised to know that there are many popular boat tours in Malta. Let’s start with diving. The waters around Malta are covered with wonderful underwater life and ancient and modern wrecks too. What about paragliding, or kayaking, boat tours for your family and then there are party boat tours too. With so much to see onshore and on boat tours too, make sure you plan to make plenty of time for your holiday to Malta.
Rent a boat for a day in Malta
If you hire a boat from the central area of Malta, you may decide to visit the north, and visit the picturesque island of Comino. That will take about two hours with a sailing boat rental; you can enjoy the coast on the way, then arrive at the Crystal Lagoon can be a great option as a first stop on the island of Comino. This lagoon has crystal clear waters with plenty of fish to enjoy snorkeling, and even get the chance to cliff jump. You can also visit the Crystal caves. Next is Blue Lagoon is the most popular attraction in the Maltese archipelago; it's more crowded than the rest of the spots, but definitely, a must-visit place. Finally, chill out on the deck at Santa Marija Bay. This is close to Comino and is a much quieter bay to enjoy the rest of the day before heading back to the marina.
Rent a boat for the weekend in Malta
There is so much to see around Malta that renting a boat for a weekend, or even longer, is a great way to spend your time. With a weekend on the waves, head to Comino island and it’s Crystal Lagoon as your first stop and spend the night there. There are covered spots that allow a safe anchorage and to spend a nice evening with the perfect sunset. Nothing beats a morning swim, though. Waking up to a hot coffee and having a dip in the sea.
Sail on to Gozo for a day. It is a must. Highlights to keep you entertained include Mgarr IX-Xini, Xlendi, the Blue Hole of San Lawrence, Ramla Bay, and San Blas. Stay overnight in Mgarr Marina and enjoy some of the few nice restaurants very close to shore that offer traditional Gozitan food. Get ready to try fresh fish and seafood and good quality Gozitan wine. South of Malta is usually less frequented by tourists with destinations, including Marsascala, Il-Hofriet, and St.Peter’s Pool.
Rent a boat for diving in Malta
Scuba Diving in Malta can cover three islands: Malta, Gozo, and Comino. With clear waters, each of the islands are very good for diving. Two of the dive sites are amongst the best in Europe; the Blue Hole in Gozo and Cirkewwa in Malta. Malta’s diving is suitable for beginners, advanced and technical divers. Diving in Malta covers caves, reefs, and wrecks. If you are a keen wreck diver, rent a boat for diving and head to Comino. Off the coast of Comino lies the scuttled P-31 patrol boat at a depth of just 18 meters. Advanced divers can explore Um El Faroud, a 10,000-ton tanker, which sank in Valletta’s harbour. So rent a boat and get diving!