Sliema is regarded by many as Malta’s most desirable address and in the past most of the seafront properties consisted of rows of beautiful townhouses and even palazzos, but due to progress they were replaced by apartment blocks, hotels and restaurants. The ones that remain are treasured and cherished by occupants and locals alike.
Sliema is where everyone wants to live and it is a very aspirational location. It has a huge residential and commercial footprint and here you will find cafes, bars, restaurants and shops to your local greengrocer and hardware store. Sliema is an extremely convenient location to reside in as you are close to the beautiful and vibrant promenade with its popular beaches and on the doorstep of magnificent Balluta Bay and glitzy St. Julian’s.
Property for sale in Sliema don’t come cheap and the last few years have seen a surge in demand by both individuals and developers for anything from plots, blocks of apartments, townhouses, maisonettes, penthouses and even the last few palazzos that remain in the area. Most of the latter were converted into upmarket boutique hotels or businesses’ headquarters.
Sliema is also regarded as Malta’s hub for nightlife together with the stretch that covers St. Julian’s and Paceville to the north. Sliema property for sale is coveted and snapped up by the market, no matter the type, size or price because as a location it is on everyone’s radar whether you are a local, investor or living abroad. Main shopping areas are the very chic and upmarket Tigne Point Shopping Centre and Sliema Ferries which is regarded by many as Malta’s ultimate shopping district.
From Tigne Point onwards one has beautiful views of the fortifications of Valletta and to the south, Manoel Island. Sliema borders Ta’Xbiex which is also known as “The Embassy Belt” because of its many beautiful Belle Époque and Baroque-style villas hosting many foreign Consulates.
Sliema is a convenient, short drive away from Valletta and it is said that those who buy property here, never want to live anywhere else.