‘Tis the season to be jolly, and there’s no better place to embrace the festive spirit than the sunny island of Malta. As Christmas approaches, the island transforms into a winter wonderland filled with holiday cheer and captivating traditions. At Alexandra Hotel, we invite you to experience the magic of Christmas in Malta. From festive markets to charming decorations, heartwarming traditions to delectable cuisine, this blog post will guide you through all the enchanting ways you can celebrate the holiday season on this Mediterranean gem.
Festive Decorations: Malta takes Christmas decorations to the next level. As you stroll through the charming streets of Valletta and other towns, you’ll be enchanted by the intricate nativity scenes, sparkling lights, and beautifully adorned Christmas trees that adorn the island. At Alexandra Hotel, we deck the halls with festive decor, creating a cozy and inviting atmosphere for our guests.
Traditional Maltese Celebrations: Experience the heartwarming traditions of a Maltese Christmas. On Christmas Eve, join the locals for “Midnight Mass” in one of Malta’s historic churches, where the sound of carolers fills the air. Families come together for a feast, and it’s a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in the warm and welcoming Maltese culture.
Festive Markets: Explore the delightful Christmas markets that pop up across Malta during the holiday season. From handcrafted gifts to delicious treats, these markets offer a unique shopping experience. Don’t forget to try “Qagħaq tal-Għasel” (honey rings) and “Imbuljuta tal-Qastan” (a warm chestnut and chocolate drink) – traditional Maltese Christmas treats.
Mild Winter Weather: One of the advantages of celebrating Christmas in Malta is the mild winter weather. While much of Europe is shivering in cold temperatures, Malta enjoys pleasant, mild days with temperatures averaging around 15-20°C (59-68°F). This means you can explore the island comfortably and even enjoy a leisurely walk along the beach.
New Year’s Eve Celebrations: Extend your holiday into the New Year and join the lively celebrations in Valletta or other major towns. Malta hosts spectacular firework displays, street parties, and live music to ring in the new year with style.
Stay at Alexandra Hotel: When celebrating Christmas in Malta, your choice of accommodation matters. Alexandra Hotel offers a cozy and welcoming atmosphere, ensuring you feel right at home during your holiday stay. Our attentive staff is dedicated to making your Christmas in Malta unforgettable.
Make this Christmas a memorable one by celebrating on the enchanting island of Malta. At Alexandra Hotel, we’re ready to make your holiday season magical. From festive decorations to traditional celebrations and warm winter weather, Malta is the perfect destination for a unique Christmas experience. Book your stay today and embark on a holiday adventure you’ll cherish forever.