Gzira is sandwiched between Sliema and Msida and a nice little resort to relax on holiday with your family. A selection of cheap all inclusive Gzira holidays are available, other board basis, self-catering and bed and breakfast are also popular. Perfectly sited at Marsamxett Harbour it is a good place to stay if you plan to visit other resorts on the North-eastern seaboard. The lengthy peninsula runs from Gzira for several miles right past neighbouring resorts of of Sliema and St. Julian’s.
Places to stay in Gzira
A few hotels in Gzira that you may wat to check out for your stay in Gzira are the 3 star 115 The Strand Hotel & Suites, the 4 star The Waterfront Hotel or the 4 star Hotel Kennedy Nova. These are all down by the waterfront and enjoy fabulous views of the bay.
At the Hotel Kennedy Nova you will find the rooms clean and spacious. There is free Wi-Fi in the lobby, if you want it in your room the cost for 7 days is a reasonable €15. Food is alright, nothing remarkable, but adequate.
Staying at the The Waterfront Hotel you will have a wonderful location facing the sea and close to the shops and services. Recently renovated the rooms are clean and comfortable.
Guests staying at 115 The Strand Hotel & Suites will find a clean and modern interior with helpful staff and views of the sea and Valletta.
Restaurants in Gzira
If you have not chosen all inclusive in Gzira then you will have to look for some places to eat. The good news is Gzira has a lot of very tasty eating places. We have picked several that stand out from the rest, why not give them a try when you go on holidays to Gzira, or even if you are visiting for the night.
If you enjoy Italian food – transport yourself to Italy when you visit the Pizza, Amore & Fantasia at The Strand Gezira; Fantastic pizza and the pasta is perfect not to mention the tasty desserts.
If you enjoy sushi or just fancy trying for the first time the Yoshi Sushi House at Triq Sir Frederick C. Ponsonby, will supply you perfect sushi very reasonably priced. An extensive menu with yummy titbits and a delivery service available, tele: +356 9922 9877
You have to try the fabulous Sicilian seafood restaurant ‘Anciova’ at Triq Ix – Xatt. Here you can enjoy plain dishes made from the freshest fish at fair prices. The staff are friendly, courteous and provide good hospitality and service.
Out and about
The good news is that there is plenty to keep you occupied during your holidays in Gzira. Below is a snapshot of things if you are out and about you can do on your own.
The Unique Fort Manoel on Manoel Island has been recently renovated; The views from the top of the fort to Valletta and the bays are magnificent.
Duck Village on Manoel Island is a small park for ducks, chickens, guinea pigs, roosters, cats in fitting location finished with a charming cottage on the sea. This is not to be missed if appreciate animals.
Enjoy a spell of shopping at the Gala Centre on Triq Testaferrata. With everything under one roof the Gala Centre is a perfect place to grab anything you need.
If you fancy a taste that we all enjoy then head for the KFC Malta at Triq L- Imsida, good but expensive for fast food.
Do you enjoy watching movies while on holiday? Great news if you do there is a Cinema in Gzira, the Orpheum Theatre at Triq Sir Patrick Stuart. It is an old theatre that deserves to be restored to bring it back to its former glory.
Pubs and Bars
When it comes for entertainment and a pleasant drink while in Gzira on your holidays try Good Thaimes in Triq il-Gzira. Serving Thai food, pub grub style cheap food, there is a good selection of beers. This bar is popular with the trendy young of Gzira.
Just up the road is the Times Gone By Sports Pub at triq Tas- Sliema. This is a nice bar for drinks and snacks or dinner. The pizzadillas are very good and cheap with plenty of variety. There are Spanish tapas if you enjoy your tapas
Map of Gzira, Malta
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