The village of Mellieha is a low-key, traditional, and peaceful place perched on the north west of the island. The main village is at the top of the hill, the beautiful Baroque Parish church known as The Sanctuary of our Lady of Mellieha, stands proud looking over the village. Make you way down the hill and find the piece de resistance, the best sandy beach on the island.
Mellieha is the place for swimming, diving, water skiing, paragliding, jet skiing, fishing, snorkelling or just sun bathing, making it a haven for water-sports enthusiasts and beach worshippers alike.
The town is a 20 minute walk from the beach- or a 10 minute ride by one of the many busses that run through the village. A network of narrow lanes give way to an impressive range of restaurants and bars keeping the street buzzing with a chilled out vibe late into the night.
Mellieha is a self sufficient town offering all modern comforts and amenities. Supermarkets, shops and souvenir shops all find a place along the main road.
Tourists are drawn here because of the all year round holiday feel. The temperatures that average out at a balmy 30 degrees in summer going up to 40 degrees in August. Winters are mild with an average temperature of 15 degrees.
Apart from the local Primary School, which is the best in this part of Malta, Mellieha has many international students attending a number of English Language Schools.
Reasons to Relocate to Mellieha
The Real Estate market is thriving in Mellieha. Residents in this part of the island enjoy some of the nicest residences. Whether you live in the heart of the town or on the outskirts you are one step away from the sea.
As Mellieha is a drawcard for tourist, the buy-to-rent market is extremely buoyant The region offers unique opportunities to purchase a first home with magnificent country or sea views or buy within the centre of town to feel some of the old town history. Apart from that, the village has several new properties in the form of designer apartment blocks, which are attracting second home buyers or buyers who would like to invest in a holiday home that can double up as a rental investment.