We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Gnejna Bay

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Mgarr, Island of Malta, Malta
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Round Malta Cruise Full Day Tour
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 87 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 22
  • 15
    Very good
  • 5
  • 0
  • 1
nice place to visit

Always had a good time whenever I went to Gnejna Bay. I go there every summer and I strongly recommend others to visit such a nice place with family and friends.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 February 2017
Francis C
Add Photo Write a Review

87 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 43: English reviews
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
101 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a lovely and lively walk from Golden Bay. While it is not overly strenuous, it is most definitely advisable to wear hardy shoes with a good tread, and pants that will protect your legs from shrubbery. I advise walking via the Roman Baths along the road, then coming back via the cliffs. Going down via the cliffs could... More 

Thank Clint J
Level Contributor
19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Always had a good time whenever I went to Gnejna Bay. I go there every summer and I strongly recommend others to visit such a nice place with family and friends.

Thank Francis C
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

impressive view on the cliffs, red sand right next to the more famous golden bay. probably less crowded in summer than the golden bay, but really small just as every "beach" in malta

Thank Sarah L
Level Contributor
16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Easily the best beach on the island secluded Sandy and are you small haven for some worshippers the car park attendant despite being enthusiastic makes it clear that payments are only in the form of donations so you don't have to pay if you don't want to pay well worth a visit

Thank Dave B
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit if around Mgarr/Paradise bay as its very quaint and popular with more local residents. We visited in the day and also one evening for sun set. Has access to toilets and a couple of cafes which are good value.

Thank Stephen P
Countesthorpe, Leicester
Level Contributor
29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Well organised with a snack bar, ice creams, sunbed hire and toilets. A place usually used by locals especially at the weekend. A gem as there are few beaches on the island. Accessible by car and local bus, I wouldn't advise trying to walk there as the hill down is okay but very very steep going back up.

Thank Jan F
Level Contributor
17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We were very sceptical about visiting Gnejna Bay after reading very mixed reviews. However, going to this bay was the best decision we made! The beach is very quiet and offers hot/ cold food, water sports (hiring boats, water skiing/ wake boarding and banana boats etc) and deck chairs all at affordable prices! The beach is sandy and there is... More 

Thank Ava1745
Prague, Czech Republic
Level Contributor
29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This beach is far from all resorts and hotels. The beach is therefore quiet, without a lot of tourists here rather meet locals. There is administration of relatively large parking , two kiosks with snacks and water attractions. Showers are charged and available only when there is service. The beach is both sandy and rocky Pláž je daleko od všech... More 

Thank Petr K
Bradford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
77 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is a lovely little beach. It is not as touristy as some of the other beaches a lot of the people there seem to be locals. Over summer there is a bus that runs straight to the beach. It leaves the beach on the hour every hour as well so bear that in mind when you are planning on... More 

Thank Shamanicnz
Hemel Hempstead, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

lovely small beach , easy access from carpark and lovely flat rocks to jump into the fresh deep sea, unfortunately most of the sea from the sandy beach is so stoney and not just until you get in the sea, I mean all the way out so much so that you cannot get into the sea, a small section past... More 

Thank Melanie S

Travellers who viewed Gnejna Bay also viewed

Mellieha, Island of Malta
Island of Malta, Malta
Mellieha, Island of Malta
Mellieha, Island of Malta

Been to Gnejna Bay? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Gnejna Bay staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?