Malta is often considered to be the Mediterranean country that offers the best diving in the region. Only a short flight from the UK, you can be a world away in a matter of hours. Air Malta offer regional departures and fly daily whilst a wide range of hotels of all standard are available to suit every budget. Endlessly flexible, Scuba Travel enables you to tailor your holiday to suit your exact needs. Malta's architecture and culture reflect the island's long and turbulent history with a wealth of Roman, Arab and European influences evident everywhere you turn. A cafe culture and beautiful sea scape make Malta a magical place to explore and it is a great choice for non divers as well as divers.
True tropical climate
2nd World War Wrecks
Amazing both under and over the surface
Suitable for all levels
Ask about our regional departures
Only a short hop from the UK, Malta is a great place to learn to dive - San Antonio hotel
Malta has a wealth of first class wrecks within recreational limits and beyond - Sunflower Hotel
Malta, officially the Republic of Malta is a southern European country and consists of
an archipelago situated centrally in the Mediterranean, 93 km south of Sicily and 288 km northeast of Tunisia, with Gibraltar 1,826 km to the west and Alexandria 1,510 km to the east. Malta is
one of Europe’s smallest and one of Europe's most densely populated
The two official languages are Maltese and English.
98% of the population is Catholic (85% being practicing Catholics).
GMT - 2 (GMT - 3 from the last Friday in April to last Thursday in September)
220 V. The electrical plugs are of British type (three-pin plugs).
The currency in Malaysia is the Euro.
Service is generally included in the bill, and is about 10% of the bill, but you can also
leave a tip if you wish to.
No visa is required for UK passport holders. Non UK passport holders can contact the
Maltese Embassy on +44 (0)207 292 4821.
Food & Drink:
The biggest form of health problems with divers and tourists alike is being
dehydrated. Please drink plenty of water before and after a dive as well as throughout the day.
We also advise that you don't drink the local water and only drink bottle water and wash all fruit
Foreign & Commonwealth Office Travel Advice:
For up to date advice on foreign travel please
Health & Vaccinations:
Requirements vary from country to country, your own GP is the best
person to speak to regarding relevant requirements. Make your GP aware that you will be scuba
diving, as some medication is not recommended for Scuba divers.
Lightweight cottons and linens are worn between March and September, although
warmer clothes may occasionally be necessary in spring and autumn and on cooler evenings. A
light raincoat is advisable for winter.
Passports much be valid for at least 6 months on your return to the UK.
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