The smaller island of Gozo is perfect for a day excursion. The ferry to Gozo is located just 5 kilometres from Tas-Sellum luxury holiday apartments. Gozo is much more untouched and rural than Malta. Its scenic countryside is easy to explore by bus, bike, or on foot. It has been used several times as a filming location, including for the HBO TV series ‘Game of Thrones’ and an episode of ‘Brideshead Revisited.’ It has a rich, ancient history with a number or interesting historic sites, such as the Gozo Cathedral.
A short 15 kilometre drive from Mellieha is an amazing piece of architecture ¨C the Mosta Dome. It is one of the largest unsupported domes in the world. The church was built in the 1800s and was lucky to survive World War II after the dome was hit by a bomb that thankfully failed to explode.
Within walking distance of the apartments are a good selection of shops and bowling for some family fun. A litter further away, you’ll find the Splash and Fun water park 14.5 kilometres from Mellieha near the pretty village of Bahar lc-Caghag. The park is geared to both kids and adults with water slides and swimming pools.
If you’re looking for some adult fun then head to Dragonara Casino, just under 19 kilometres away. The casino has a variety of table games, slots, and places to eat. Just over 19 kilometres away is Paceville, one of Malta’s most popular night spots where you can party the night away. Paceville is buzzing with people enjoying its nightclubs, pubs, and restaurants, especially in the summer.