Summer’s still got a tight grip on the island as the heatwaves once again calm (can they please stop, though, ugh) and humidity levels balance (until we chop down the next lot of trees). Mid-August through to September is the perfect time for a weekend getaway or a week away from the hustle and bustle of your daily life, and thanks to sites like Airbnb you don’t need to fork out for the luxury of staying at a home-away-from-home (which in Malta is basically the grown up version of staying a friend’s house because you probably know someone related to a host or five).
We’ve taken a look at some of the snazziest boudoirs around the island that are sure to add some flair to any weekend break or getaway, for any occasion.
This bright, private room in a modern penthouse | San Ġwann
The host, George, is a certified ‘super host’ on the site which means he’s good at what he does. His family are always around to offer great tips and insights on the hidden gems around the island.
This place has a kick-ass pool with some gorgeous views of the surrounding areas on the rooftop, a perfect place to soak up what’s left of the summer sun.
Or this single bedroom in a townhouse | Ta’ Xbiex
A solo traveller’s ideal sanctum, this single bed room is where contemporary meets traditional and with a fantastic view overlooking Msida Marina you’ll wake up each morning with a bright shine on your face – and that won’t be from the sun peering through the curtains.
This little beauty just outside of the Three Cities offers an open-plan, modern furnish with another awesome rooftop to chill on before the sun puts his hat back on for winter.
The hosts also give guests the opportunity to hire out their foldable bikes to get around the island with ease.
A 3-bed apartment overlooking Pretty Bay | Birżebbuġa
This place is literally on the doorstep of the beach, with ample restaurants and bars situated right underneath and along the promenade, this Airbnb is perfect for family getaways.
This gorgeous apartment in Qrendi has one of the best views around and they even have USB charging ports.
Vibrant decor lines each room and the personalised panels on the wall of the living room will make you feel right at home, while not at home, but still at home, because you’re in Malta.
A double-decker bus? | Dingli
Toss every other option out the window. This is legit a converted, old double-decker bus from London that gives us major love-pit vibes. Overlooking Dingli’s countryside in 360°, this place is now my dream home and I don’t care what anyone has to say about that.