Looking for ideas on where to take your loved ones on a well-deserved vacation? You’ll enjoy Gozo, we believe. Our family-friendly atmosphere, hospitable locals, and secure beaches make Gozo the ideal vacation spot.
You’ll be astounded by the sheer number of fascinating and enjoyable things you may see and do on our gorgeous island. Here are five excellent reasons why you should treat your family to a vacation on Gozo this year to make it easier for you.
We want to make your family vacation as simple as possible in addition to providing you with a fantastic selection of Gozo rental homes:
INFANTS ARE NOT CHARGED
You’ll be happy to know that kids under two stay free when you reserve a Gozo vacation with Gozo Self-Catering Holiday Homes. A cot and high chair can also be reserved in advance and left at your doorstep.
If you reserve our direct airport transfer service, one of our dependable drivers will meet you at the Malta International Airport and accompany you on the ferry to Gozo before taking you directly to your Gozo Self Catering Holiday Home apartment, villa.
CHEAPER RENTAL CARS
Car rental through us is more affordable than at the airport, and our local partner is also able to offer emergency assistance if needed. Additionally, we may arrange to have a rental automobile brought to your vacation home when you need it.
Every member of the Gozo Self Catering Holiday Home staff is a resident of Gozo, and we are delighted to give our insider tips on what to do and see while you are on vacation there. Additionally, we can assist you in planning family outings such as tours on a tuk tuk or segway, bike rentals, and even boat charters.
We provide our clients with a number of unique in-house amenities, extra cleaning services, gastronomy, wellness, etc. to further enhance their vacation experience in Gozo.
2. GOZO IS FAMILY-FRIENDLY
The Maltese islands are wonderful places for families with young children. When locals approach you to talk to you, don’t be shocked! You and your family will be able to experience the genuine side of island life because the majority of our villas and farmhouses on Gozo are situated in or adjacent to a village:
DELECTABLE DELIGHTS FROM NEIGHBOURHOOD BAKERIES
The whole family will enjoy a trip to the village bakery, which is a wonderful way to start the day. The delightful flaky pastizzi is Gozo’s go-to morning treat. And if you’re lucky, you might get to see how the regional ftira pizza is produced.
3. GOZO PROVIDES SAFE FAMILY FUN
Our Gozo self-catering vacation home has a pool, which kids will love, but there are also a tonne of other secure areas to play and explore in Gozo.
Ramla Bay is a beautiful red sand beach that attracts visitors all year round and provides safe entertainment for families. The resorts of Marsalforn Bay and Xlendi Bay, as well as the little Hondoq Bay (where the kiosk serves delicious fish & chips), are other fantastic beaches for kids.
PLAYGROUNDS AND PARKS
Villa Rundle Garden is a wonderful open area in Victoria, the city of Gozo, that serves as a warm and secure retreat for people and families. While children safely explore the play area, parents may unwind in the shade.
WATER SPORTS AND BOATING
The best way to keep the youngsters entertained is to take a guided boat tour around Gozo’s shoreline and over to the gorgeous island of Comino. especially if a picnic lunch is included.
Families with older kids can engage in a variety of water activities in Gozo, like as kayaking, paddle boarding, snorkelling, and scuba diving.
4. LET THEIR IMAGINATIONS BE FIRE UP BY GOZO’S PAST
Despite being a small island in the Mediterranean, Gozo has a long and illustrious history. Here are some “must-see” attractions for families visiting Gozo:
TEMPLE OF GGANTIJA
The Ggantija temples on Gozo, a UNESCO World Heritage site, are intriguing to visit and are older than both Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids.
The historic Citadel, a fortified city inside the capital, is another fantastic location to learn about Gozo’s history. The defensive walls are walkable, and they provide a fantastic 360-degree panorama of Gozo.
ARTS AND CRAFTS VILLAGE IN TA’ DBIEGI
A trip to the Ta’ Dbiegi Crafts Village in the community of Gharb is another fantastic family activity on the island of Gozo. It’s possible to observe talented potters, glass blowers, weavers, and more.
5. OUT OF THE BOX THINGS TO TRY ON GOZO
Here are some recommendations for interesting things to do and see while visiting Gozo:
XAGHRA’S XERRI’S GROTTO, NINU’S CAVE
Children adore stalactite and stalagmite-filled underground caverns, so visit the village of Xaghra to find Xerri’s Grotto and Ninu’s Cave, which are located beneath two unremarkable-looking houses.
DRESS UP AS A MERMAID
If you have a member of the family that loves mermaids, don’t miss the opportunity to dress up as one on Gozo! Fun family picture shoots are organised by Mermaids Club Malta in Gozo.
PONY RIDES AND LIVESTOCK
For a fun family day, head to the Ta’ Mena Estate in the picturesque Marsalforn Valley. Visitors are welcome to view the estate’s olive trees, vineyards, and vegetable market. The kids can meet some farm animals and ride in a pony trap while the adults enjoy some delectable cuisine and wine.
AUGUST NIGHT TIME STARGAZING
Every August, falling stars fill the night sky with light. On Gozo, we refer to the Perseid meteor showers as the Tears of San Lawrenz. This is a wonderful chance for the family to enjoy a picnic at night and stargazing.