Property for Sale in St Pauls Bay

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About Saint Paul’s Bay

St. Paul’s Bay derived its name from the shipwreck of Saint Paul in the area on what is now knows as St. Paul’s Island, which is located in the bay. This was during his voyage from what was known as Caesarea to the capital of the Roman Empire, Rome.

St Paul’s Bay is one of Malta’s most populous towns and extremely popular amongst expats. During the summer months the amount of people swell to almost double, with the neighbourhoods of Buġibba and Qawra being most popular destinations for holidays.

Property for Sale in St. Paul’s Bay

St. Paul’s Bay has many hotels catering to the summer crowds and property for sale in St. Paul’s Bay is generally more affordable than for instance Sliema which is less than half an hour away by car. All property types can be found here but mostly apartments, penthouses, townhouses, maisonettes and even the odd house of character are offered for sale. The area is also the location of some of Malta’s most popular bays such as Mistra, Ġnejna and Golden Bays and draws in vast amounts of locals and tourists alike.

Archaeologically the area is a treasure trove for history buffs, with megalithic temple remains that can be found at Buġibba and Xemxija. Then there are also the most perplexing of all: cart ruts at Wardija Ridge, while Punic tombs and other Bronze Age remains have also been discovered. Even the remains of some Roman roads, baths and beehives can still be found in the area.

When one thinks of St. Paul’s Bay’s property for sale, holiday homes, second and summer homes and homes for those that retire or relocate from other countries are at the top of the list. As St. Paul’s Bay is some travelling distance to the university and Mater Dei Hospital, not many students and medical staff call the area home although it is easily accessed via the national motorway or as it is known, the St. Paul’s Bypass. A mix of different cultures has led to excellent Chinese, British and Italian eateries, restaurants and pubs being established here.

St. Paul’s Bay property offers excellent sea views and everything is within easy walking distance such as the beach and a plethora of shops. Several stretches of promenade offer the best place for scenic walks and access to safe swimming areas.