Xgħajra is a small village in the South Eastern Region of Malta and located on the coast, about halfway between Valletta and Marsaskala. It has no connection to the Gozitan village of Xagħra and has a population of 1850.
Xghajra is a Maltese word referring to an open heath, and its pretty seaside location led to its beginnings as a seaside resort for the Maltese living in the older surrounding villages. In the summer the population of Xghajra almost doubles, making property for sale and rent in Xhagra, Malta, very desirable. The earliest known history in this area dates back to 1620, when Grand Master Wignacourt built a watch tower in the area. Due to being off the beaten track, the area does not have many tourists, although its surroundings are very picturesque with many a visitor who fell in love with the area enquiring about Xaghra property for sale.
The patron Saint is Our Lady of Graces and the day of its festa is the Sunday after 8 September.