Thinking about going on the 27th Dec. Is it ok...pubs restaurants weather etc.
Most places are open - weather will be a lottery but there is the potential to see some warm sunshine.
Sort of thing you do once but then in my case not again. Bit of an anti-climax in truth and the air fares in particular leave so much to be desired! I practically live in St Pauls Bay but swerve Christmas simply as the flights. Not looked lately but when I was last on the case I wanted to go 19th December and return on about 28th December. Going out was a fairly reasonable 60 odd quid but coming home was somewhere in the region of £240. That's Luton/Ryanair. Now don't get me wrong 300 quid? well its a long walk there and back isn't it? But I go all the time so I am waiting until 20th January and I am going then price of flight? £33.98 RETURN.
Was in Bugibba last year and was rather novel. Weather was shorts and t-shirt. Sat outside with a beer like I usually do but it all had an eerie feel to it. Some bars open some not. We ended up having chicken and chips in Time Out sitting outside which as I say was great at the time but not as nice as a full roast dinner here.
I would advise you go just to sample it. But for me the costs just don't make it worthwhile really.Edited: 29 October 2018, 20:29
The OP is talking about going after Xmas not for Xmas .
Prices start to get a bit cheaper if Xmas itself is not covered .
Funnily enough getting out there was the cheapest part, the hotel was fairly cheap too it was getting home again for me (28/12/18). I would say that without looking but a flight of any time from 27th (for the record there wasn't one to Luton on 27th Dec) to around about w/c 6th January would be a right load of bucks...
I would wait a couple weeks as New Years Eve is no great thing really, not for me any how.
A case of having your wits about you with Ryanair as its the flight that's the biggy. Goes up and down like a Yo-yo.
Depends on what you want really Mr Gee. I mean i go to see pals so weather irrelevant really so yeah January? Well as i say, i go on 20th and am in Santana 7 nights B & B that was £150 and the flight a best ever £33.98. But January? I mean IS it cheap? It is for what it is but would the man in the street enjoy it? Doubt it!
I go (i know me me me but use examples) on 18th November now i am not one to bother about the weather really and appreciate that long term weather forecasts are unpredictable to say the least but it LOOK like 23-25c sunny.
Now that little jaunt the basic flight was about £70 (i have added chosen seats and priority boarding) and The Topaz 7 nights room only was £103
So for £173 you could be in 22c plus sunshine for a week So November gets my vote as "cheapest" time to go.
I am stalking the Stath. Going 16th November with British Airways for £54 each return and Il Palazzin for about £110 b and b 4 nights. Jan 13th 4 nights return £33.97 each with easyjet, so 1p cheaper that Staths flights lol. 4 nights b and b at Seashells for £115. Could have gone cheaper self catering but at least we hopefully will have heating lolEdited: 30 October 2018, 08:02
Aye I'm going to miss you June I think! I have booked the Ulysses Apartments over in Xlendi for 19th (I arrive on 18th) however, that depends very much on whether I am the "angelic Stath" or the "Lucifer Stath"!
Plan A and angelic Stath will land around 11am taxi (Resorthoppa again!) 11:20 be in Qawra by 11:45am and this is the key to it. Roast dinner in Simply British (next to Queen Vic Lady Stath had one Sunday comes highly recommended) and a tee-total day few diet cokes pick up a Chinese from Xiao Xiao early night, up early work out in gym then Knickerbockers and off to Xlendi we go! OR...
Plan B and "Lucifer Stath"..all the above BUT glug on light ale and probably all your (excellent) Karaoke suggestions wake up and sling myself in 9 Ball on a Monday morning to stare out at sea and think "oh well Ulysses apartments was only £35.....do it another week"..
So we'll see..... :-)