Mellieha Bay


Mellieha Bay or well-known as ‘Il-Ghadira’ meaning pool is the largest sandy beach in the Maltese islands. Mellieha Bay is a picturesque bay and a very popular windsurfing spot in the north-western area of Malta. The bay is about one mile from the hilltop village of Mellieha and approximately thirteen miles from the islands capital Valletta. Mellieha Bay has a long sandy beach and crystal clear shallow waters making it an ideal holiday destination for families with small children. It offer the best windsurfing conditions for all kind of windsurfing , from beginner to advanced depending on wind direction. It is good in most wind directions from WSW to ESE . It is the one of the best locations to star windsurfin due to the shallow waters and when the conditions are right, it is the best wave spot on the island for windsurfing in the waves. There are 3 Reefs that you can choose from to wave ride with the outer reef can reach as high as 4m wave on a NE wind direction.Mellieha bay is good for both waves condition when the direction is from Northeast to Southeas directiont and flat water speed blasting when it is form Southwest to Northwest.