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Popular 2 Bedroom Spacious Sunny Third Floor Apartment in Xlendi Bay. Free Wifi

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Romantic, spacious and luxurious master bedroom

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Last updated: 08/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Xlendi apartment description

We named our property “Azure Escapes” for a good reason as it really is a place to kick back, unwind and escape everyday life for a while. Originally a girls school, the building, built from the local creamy limestone, has been cleverly converted into bright and spacious apartments in the seafront village of Xlendi, while our road “Ta’Karolina” is named after a convent of nuns who used to bathe in the nearby bay.

We offer good quality self catering accommodation in an ideal location, being set back against the commanding cliffs that surround Xlendi Bay, in a quiet cul-de-sac, yet only a two minute walk to the beach and village. Xlendi is undeniably very pretty with the village being centred around the horseshoe shaped bay that is superb for snorkelling, swimming and diving with its own natural reef. The beach is ideal for children as it gently slopes down to the water with several restaurants that overlook it, meaning you can relax while the children play. The bay is especially suited for those wishing to try diving as you can swim out from the edge and there is plenty to see even up to the 10 metre trial dive limit. There are plentiful restaurants within a few minutes walk as well as a superb gelateria while a very friendly fruit and vegetable man and van visits every week day.

With tastefully decorated bedrooms, large open plan living area with balcony overlooking the village and a kitchen equipped with fridge freezer, halogen hob, coffee maker etc together with numerous guide books and local information, our apartment offers you a peaceful retreat whatever time of year you choose to visit.

Airport transfers and car rental can be arranged. All bookings include free WIFI, welcome grocery pack, linen and indoor towels, maid service and local assistance.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 3
  • 30 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

          • Bedroom: 1 double, 1 baby crib

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          • Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

            Fold away bed...moreless

          • The master bedroom has a locally crafted wrought iron double bed with a comfortable handmade mattress, large wardrobe with plenty of hangers and a dressing table with mirror and hairdryer. Each bedside table has a touch sensitive lamp and there is also an alarm clock. The twin bedroom also has wrought iron beds, a large chest of drawers and bedside cabinet with lamp. We provide a travel cot and mattress which you are welcome to us but we do ask that you provide your own cot bedding. A fold up bed is available (to sleep 5th person)....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • There is a large tiled bathroom with ceramic bath and overhead shower. Lots of storage space, plenty of towels, bright lighting with illuminated mirrors, heater and shaver point....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • The locally crafted kitchen is kitted out with a halogen hob, microwave with oven and grill (no separate oven), fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster, oils and spices and plenty of tea and coffee! An iron and board are provided. The spacious open plan living area has a separate dining alcove and private balcony with table and chairs. The lounge is furnished with chunky bamboo furniture imported from Bali, an Xbox with selection of films and games, traditional Maltese Ganutel floral pictures and even the Meli family coat of arms! There is also a stereo and CD’s, selection of board games, books and magazines to suit all tastes. WIFI and telephone inc. Portable fans are provided plus the sliding patio doors have insect screens to provide day long fresh air circulation. We are in a quiet residential cul-de-sac and there is often parking directly outside. There are six spaces just around the corner or lots of free parking in the public car park...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                Flat screen TV with local channels...moreless

              • Stereo
              • DVD Player
              • CD Player
              • Radio
              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books For Adults
              • Video Game Console
              • Books:

                There is a good selection of fiction books in the apartment; we like to use a leave one, take one policy so there is always a good choice....moreless

              • Games:

                Board games and cards provided...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Selection of CD's...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Selection of adult and child DVD's...moreless

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Coin Laundry
              • Reefs
              • Restaurants
              • Cinemas
              • Ruins
              • Library

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Walking
              • Eco Tourism
              • Beachcombing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Scenic Drives

              local services and businesses

              • Hospital
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Village

              sports and adventure activities

              • Water Tubing
              • Hiking
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Cycling
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Fishing
              • Paragliding
              • Sailing
              • Swimming

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Washing Machine
                  • Internet
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Activities Guide
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Telephone:

                    Telephone cards can be purchased locally....moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    If you are staying over 7 nights, the apartment will be cleaned and bedding and towels changed....moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    There is a small retractable drying rack on the balcony....moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    The towels we provide are for indoor use only so please bring your own beach towels....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Included in the rental price....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    On street parking available at several locations on a first come first served basis but plenty of spaces available in the free village car park...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Comfortable sofa and chairs with coffee table...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Toaster
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Freezer
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Grill
                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Kitchen
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Stove:

                    Four ring halogen hob...moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    Combination microwave/grill and oven...moreless

                  Outside

                       

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                      Write a review 4.7
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      High season
                      Jul 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      £479
                      Mid season
                      Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      £339
                      Low season
                      Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £199
                      Mid season
                      Apr 1 - Jun 30, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £339
                      High season
                      Jul 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £479
                      Mid season
                      Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £339
                      Low season
                      Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2016
                      5 night min stay
                      £28
                      £199

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit £100
                      • No additional mandatory fees
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      Prices shown above are for 7 nights in UK pounds for 2 people. For each additional person add £25 per week. Under 2's are free. A supplement of £50 per week is applicable for Christmas, New Year, Easter and Bank holidays.Prices include linen, towels (not beach), water, electricity, maid service, welcome groceries and WIFI.

                      Payment options:Online payment via Paypal,UK cheque or bank transfer.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                      Last updated: 08/25/2014
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                      Location

                      38 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Malta
                      8 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Mgarr
                      100 Metres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Xlendi Bay
                      100 Metres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Moby's
                      50 Metres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Ta Karolina

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      XLENDI VILLAGE

                      Our apartment is located in the flat village area of Xlendi within a minutes walk to the local grocery and souvenir shops, cafes, bars and restaurants; many of them situated on the seafront.

                      There are some excellent restaurants for a village of this size with a choice of Italian pizza and pasta, local cuisine and fish and seafood.

                      The warm, gentle waters of Xlendi Bay are ideal for families with children because of the protection from strong currents provided by the natural reef surrounding the bay. This reef also makes Xlendi particularly appealing for experienced and beginner divers alike due to the abundance of marine wildlife and superb visibility.

                      Xlendi has several diving centres, a bank with cashpoint, Tourist Information centre and a fruit and veg van comes at 1pm each day (not always at weekends). There is a regular bus service and the nearest stop is 2 mins.

                      The apartment is an excellent base for exploring the rest of the island with the capital Victoria and its' markets only 5 minutes by road. We are just 7 minutes from Dwerja and the Azure Window and only 10 minutes from the red sandy bay of Ramla

                      Many people don't realise how stunning the islands still are in the autumn and even the winter – yes, we do get the odd cold spell and rainy day but also a lot of days with brilliant blue skies and sunshine. Off season it makes this area all the more magical ... less tourists to compete with and a more leisurely pace to be taken.

                      For water lovers, the islands offer some of the best diving in the Mediterranean. There is a wealth of choice for complete novices through to challenging wreck dives for the more experienced. Trial dives in the calm clear waters of Xlendi Bay are a great place to start and from the tender age of eight, children can take the Padi Bubblemaker course to introduce them to the world of scuba diving in a pool in less than six feet of water. In addition to the Mediterranean Sea and many beaches just a short drive away, there is windsurfing, sailing and kitesurfing. If you prefer a slower pace and a little more peace, you could try deep sea fishing, or take a leisurely cruise around the rugged coastline or just enjoy swimming in one of the many beautiful hidden bays.

                      We are on the island with the oldest freestanding Neolithic temples in the world; they make Stonehenge and the Pyramids look like new builds! Both Hagar Qim and Mnajdra are in the south of Malta but well worth the trip, plus you can also combine it with a trip to the famous Hypogeum, a vast underground burial chamber where over 7,000 human bones were discovered. The most intact temple is on Gozo itself; Ggantija (meaning Giant) was reputed to have been built by a local giantess.

                      Walkers, cyclists and horse lovers can explore the breathtaking local scenery – most of it so unspoilt … There are the caves of Xaghra , the nature reserve at Ta Cenc, numerous country walks where you can explore the island's unique flora, folklore and maritime museums, the busy market towns of Xaghra and Victoria, windmills, the craft village at Gharb, and a positive plethora of baroque churches!

                      Talking of food, there are many local delicacies to try. Seafood and shellfish are in abundance. Fish soups, home-made pizzas, aromatic fruit and vegetables, exquisite pastries, award winning wines and let us not forget the ice-creams! Hungry?

                      For those of you seeking a more tranquil and relaxing holiday, simply rest in our spacious apartment or treat yourselves to a day at a local 5 star spa centre.

                      Take a day trip over to Malta on the regular ferry service and wander around the baroque modern day capital Valletta, peruse the delights of colourful Marsaxlokk and it's famous Sunday market; amble through the medieval 'silent city' of Mdina for breathtaking views or unwind in one of the award winning spas on the island.

                      Apart from the prehistoric temples, magnificent baroque architecture, endless sunshine and blue skies, there is a wealth of sporting activities such as ....

                      WALKING Gozo is wonderful walking country with plenty of well trodden tracks through the more famous of the islands landmarks such as Calypso's Cave or the Azure Window but also some hidden secrets such as the beauty and peace of the Lunzjata Valley and the tiny hamlet of Ghasri.

                      ROCK CLIMBING For the adrenalin junkies, the Maltese Islands offer a varied and scenic playground for rock climbers of all levels. Whether you are looking to tick off some short and sweet challenges or setting out to push your limits on a multi-pitch adventure, there's a spot here to suit your style. There is a comprehensive guide in each apartment cataloguing 21 areas on all 3 islands with 1,200 + climbs.

                      If your idea of a good holiday is tranquility, magnificent unspoiled scenery, the best diving in the Med, superb food and the most amazingly friendly people plus a typical Mediterranean climate, then Gozo is a good choice!

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2003

                      About the owner: As my husbands family still live in Malta, we have been regular visitors to the islands since I lured him away from the sunshine to live in the UK many years ago. He claims he is still waiting for summer to arrive! Needing a bolthole from the hecticness that comes with being part of a large and noisy Mediterranean family, we bought our first property in Xlendi in 2003. It's only when several friends and colleagues began asking if they could visit that we thought maybe renting was the way to go. The overwhelming interest took us by surprise, so we felt more confident in buying our second property in 2007 this time with a pool because us Brits do love to swim in a pool rather than the sea! Desperately not wanting to fall into the pot of cliches, but both places truly are magical, charming and soooo relaxing.

                      Why the Owner Chose Xlendi:
                      I used to live in Malta and Xlendi was the first place I visited in Gozo. I just love the location and the friendly village feel to it, even in the height of summer. The shopkeepers have always got a smile and time to chat. It's a great place for a morning swim then you can relax while having your post workout cappucino on the waterfront or equally a great place to sit in the evening with a drink while the harbour lights sparkle on the water. There is a great choice of restaurants that defy the size of the village and the best gelateria by far on the island. If I sound like a walking gastronomic advert, well it can't be helped really and you will see what I mean once you have been there. It's a pretty well connected village by Gozitan standards with a regular bus service running from early morning until late at night, and the nearest bus stop is just a couple of minutes from the apartment.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                      Our apartment is in a quiet residential cul-de-sac set back against the cliffs so there is no traffic passing in front of us or behind for that matter! It is a large apartment and being third floor it looks out over the rooftops of the village, rather than at a brick wall, so it is bright and airy too. There are very few apartments in the flat village area of Xlendi, so our location is pretty special as you can enjoy the amenities yet still be in a quiet location. The apartment is very spacious and individually furnished, with beautiful views over the village. It makes me smile .... and I hope it does you too ...


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                      Photos

                      • Romantic, spacious and luxurious master bedroom

                        Romantic, spacious and luxurious master bedroom

                      • Fancy a beach to yourself?

                        Fancy a beach to yourself?

                      • Exterior view of 'Azure Escapes' apartment

                        Exterior view of 'Azure Escapes' apartment

                      • Warm and inviting twin bedroom

                        Warm and inviting twin bedroom

                      • Valletta waterfront with award winning restaurants

                        Valletta waterfront with award winning restaurants

                      • View over Xlendi bay and village

                        View over Xlendi bay and village

                      • Panoramic and peaceful countryside walks in Gozo

                        Panoramic and peaceful countryside walks in Gozo

                      • The Meli family coat of arms

                        The Meli family coat of arms

                      • Stunning country views over Comino

                        Stunning country views over Comino

                      • Spacious and relaxing open plan lounge

                        Spacious and relaxing open plan lounge

                      • Views over Xlendi village-we are in the top right

                        Views over Xlendi village-we are in the top right

                      • Sunlit dining area

                        Sunlit dining area

                      • Walking to suit all levels of fitness and ages!

                        Walking to suit all levels of fitness and ages!

                      • Crashing waves near the salt pans of Xwieni Bay

                        Crashing waves near the salt pans of Xwieni Bay

                      • Xlendi waterfront by night

                        Xlendi waterfront by night

                      • Alfresco dining  on your own private balcony

                        Alfresco dining on your own private balcony

                      • Ghajn Tuffieha beach - used in the 2004 epic Troy

                        Ghajn Tuffieha beach - used in the 2004 epic Troy

                      • The Triton fountain - gateway to Valletta

                        The Triton fountain - gateway to Valletta

                      £28 - £68 per night (GBP)
                      14

                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

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                      Minimum stay: 5-7 nights
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