Ramla Bay, Gozo

If visiting Gozo during summer time, you definately cannot miss to visit at least one of Gozo’s beautiful beaches.  If you enjoy long days of sunbathing, snorkelling, diving or boating, than Gozo is the place for you this summer.  Gozo offers a variety of different beaches.  One can find sandy beaches like popular Ramla Bay and San Blas Bay and for those not much enthusiastic about sand, Dwejra Bay and Xlendi will just be perfect.  In a few words, Gozo’s beaches suits all the family and the positive thing about these beaches is that you are just a few kilometers away from anywhere on the island.  In the following weeks, we will be giving some details about Gozo’s summer beauties and today we will start with popular Ramla Bay.

Ramla Bay

Ramla Bay: its beauty & characteristics!

Situated on the northern side of Gozo and considered to be the best beach on the island, Ramla Bay or in Maltese ‘Ramla l-Hamra’ is the largest sandy beach in Gozo.  This beach is very popular with both the Maltese and the summer tourists.  ‘Ramla l-Hamra’s main characteristics are its orange-red coloured sand and its beautiful blue clear and shallow waters.  Surrounded by rocky cliffs, this beach is situated at a bottom of a valley with fertile nature and bamboo found at the back of the bay.  In the middle of the beach, one will find a statue dedicated to Our Lady of Hope; the statue was built in 1881 in commemoration of a shipwreck.  If you want to admire the view of Ramla Bay, its valley and surroundings, one can climb up to Calypso Cave which is found on the cliffs on the western corner of the beach.  Click here for an aerial view of this natural beauty.   Thinking of a holiday at this time of the year?  We can offer you an ideal accomodation in Gozo.


Images courtesy of: visitgozo.com

Aerial view: The Maltese Drone