The place :
Embark on a fabulous journey off the South coast of Sicily and West of Turkey... At the heart of a sunny archipelago framed by pure, crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea, discover Malta, the “Land of honey”... Derived from the Greek word “melite” meaning “honey sweet”, Malta indeed enjoys a mild climate and ochre shades. Malta is also a colourful postcard displaying small rocky coves, picturesque villages and bays washed by translucent waters... Without forgetting the whisper of fresh eucalyptus floating in the air...
In between East and West, Malta can boast to have a strong and rich cultural legacy... Held by several cultures which have each left their mark throughout history, the archipelago is proud of its 7000 years of civilisation that makes it an open air museum.
At the heart of the village of Mellieha, on one of the 9 islands that make up the Maltese Archipelago, the Maritim Antonine is an invitation to pampering and well being... Offering more than just sun, relaxation and exquisite holidays, this luxury hotel with spa in Malta enjoys an ideal location a stone's throw away from some of the major sightseeing attractions of the island. Hotels and residences :
Maririm Antonine has opened its doors in 2002. Its elegant and refined style reflecting the traditional Maltese style is a wonderful combination of warm tones together with the island’s natural materials...
The hotel is composed of 2 independent building structures connected to one another by an underground passage. For maximum comfort and luxury, it features 170 rooms spread over 6 levels, most of them equipped with a balcony. Depending upon their location in the hotel, they offer a beautiful view over the picturesque village of Mellieha or over the gardens and the Mediterranean Sea.
All rooms and suites are equipped with: bathtub and/or shower, WC, hair dryer, air conditioning, satellite TV, telephone, mini bar, Internet, tea and coffee making facilities.
The room and suite categories are as follows:
This room category can accommodate a maximum of 3 persons (2 adults + 1 child). Most of them feature a balcony with view over the village or over the garden and the sea.
Spacious and comfortable, the Deluxe rooms will also meet the needs and requirements of families. Equipped with a sofa bed, this room category can accommodate either 3 adults and 1 child or 2 adults and 2 children. All of them feature a balcony which either gives a splendid view over the village of Mellieha or over the garden and the sea.
Warm, welcoming and spacious, these Prestige rooms are the perfect place to indulge if you are looking for comfort, space and luxury. They can also accommodate families. The warm tones decorating their walls and living room blend marvellously with the marbled floor and the wooden floor offering a convivial atmosphere that will bring you serenity and well being. Refined fabrics and elegant furniture complement the luxury amenities of the Prestige rooms.
Made up of 2 rooms, the Prestige room features an additional living room area equipped with a sofa bed. It can accommodate a maximum of 4 persons.
All Prestige rooms feature a balcony that offers a magnificent view over the hotel’s gardens.
La Salita Suite
This suite whose decoration displays a discreet luxury and fine lines in a modern style is outstanding. Warm and light tones form a soothing and inviting atmosphere ideal for relaxation and rest. For private and intimate moments, take time to enjoy its splendid private pool located on top of roof. Admire the breathtaking views over the village, across the valley and over the Mellieha bay...
This suite features a kitchen, a dining room, a reading room, a sofa bed, a bedroom, 2 bathrooms and a relaxation area. In order to ensure you enjoy maximum comfort, this suite is equipped with a flat screen satellite TV in the living room, the kitchen and the bedroom.
Enjoy absolute relaxation, luxury and comfort by choosing one of the two Penthouse suites. With their soothing tones, these suites are true haven of peace... They offer a cosy and convivial ambience thanks to the subtle blend of pale cream, scarlet red and pale yellow colours. All are equipped with a spacious terrace with whirlpool bath where you can enjoy sheer relaxation while contemplating the stunning views across the valley, the bay and to the neighbouring islands of Gozo and Comino.
The Penthouse suites feature a dining room that merges into a outdoor terrace during the summer months. Guests can enjoy the following amenities: a relaxation area, a living room with a sofa bed, 2 bedrooms and separated bathrooms. It can accommodate a maximum of 6 persons and is also ideal for family holidays.
This room category is ideal for families and features a bedroom, a living room equipped with a sofa bed and 2 separated bathrooms. It can accommodate 2 adults and 3 children. For your convenience, they are all equipped with 2 balconies that give on the hotel’s gardens.
The hotel also features non smoking rooms as well as 3 rooms equipped with the necessary amenities that will cater to guests with special needs. Restaurants :
Relish the delights and original savours of its restaurants. Whether you choose to enjoy your refined delicacies and diversified menus outdoor or indoor, you will enjoy a most pleasant decor. Furthermore, the Bar 120 will be the perfect place to relax and enjoy fresh fruit cocktails or glasses of wine in a warm and convivial atmosphere.
Restaurant "Les Jardins"
“Les Jardins” is the main restaurant of Maritim Antonine. Its stone built and marble architecture combined with its traditional Maltese style accounts for its elegance, warm tones and refinement.
This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner buffets. A daily “plat du jour” formula (dish of the day) is also available.
In winter, “Les Jardins” restaurant serves a traditional lunch buffet that will meet the requirements of families travelling to Malta.
In summer, the restaurant invites you to savour refined dishes outdoor on the botanical garden\'s terrace... How about a delicious barbecue by the swimming pool on a mellow night?
The restaurant opens for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Restaurant "Al Ponte Pizzeria"
Do not forget to pay a visit to the Pizzeria & Bistro Al Ponte, known to have the best pizzas of the region! Serving authentic Italian cuisine, this restaurant offers guests an authentic setting composed of an elegant vaulted ceiling and a splendid terrace. Delicious pizzas, pastas and grills will delight your taste buds! Thanks to the restaurant\'s open kitchen, enjoy how your freshly prepared pizzas are cooked!
The Pizzeria & Bistro Al Ponte opens daily. Sports and Activities :
The Maritim Antonine enjoys an ideal location not far from the main attractions of the region.
Within the hotel premises, you might enjoy at least 3 swimming pools kindly put at your disposal. These include an outdoor pool located at the heart of the gardens, 1 indoor heated pool and 1 panoramic pool overlooking the beautiful village of Mellieha. The golden beaches of Malta being located 1 km only from the hotel, you might enjoy farniente and sun tanning all day long or simply stroll along the Mellieha bay at your own pace...
Discovery of Malta
Mosta or Sliema are among the places of interest worth paying a visit. However, it is in La Valette, the archipelago's capital that you might stroll about with utmost pleasure... Begin your historical adventure a few kilometres only from the hotel...
La Valette is a truly a masterpiece of Baroque Art... Its narrow streets and alleyways are ideal for delightful strolls. Should you be passionate about history, journey back in time to the Order of Knights of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem. Built in 1565 and named after the Grand Master Jean Parisot de la Valette, the city developed and acquired important work of arts thanks to the patronage of the Order and their close relationship with famous painters such as Caravaggio and Mattia Preti and architects like Cachia. Several monuments still recall the roles played by those aesthetes in the history of Malta as can be seen from the magnificence and splendour of the Grand Masters Palace. Built on 2 levels, this splendid building occupies a whole district.
The Castille Hotel and the Italy Hotel also form part of the splendid relics of those Knights of Malta and artists' work of arts.
Take time to visit the capital city in all its splendour... The growth and development of La Valette was indeed impelled by the conflict opposing the Knights of Malta to the Ottoman Turks under Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent. In this view, the knights increased the fortifications, particularly in the inner-harbour area, where Valetta was built but also throughout the island making it an impressive fortress. If you are fond of historical events, you might head for those imposing ramparts which can still be seen today, a few minutes drive only from the hotel.
As you walk in the footsteps of the Noble Knights of Malta, you will discover the magnificent Saint John Cathedral considered as one of the first architectural work of art of the Baroque Art. This historical heritage is home to 115 tombs of the Knights of Malta that form a splendid tangle on part of its floor.
At last but not least, continue your journey up to the Manoel Theatre of La Valette. Small indeed, this theatre with a lavish, oval-shaped auditorium inspired by the Palermo Theatre is splendid and displays a sumptuous decoration.
The Prehistoric sites
The altars intended for animal sacrifice, Oracle rooms, statues, statuettes, pottery figurines and phallic symbols among other objects representing the earliest evidence of religious manifestations of the occidental men wait to be discovered... Some of the megalithic edifices also primitive temples are made up of a number of semicircular apses encircling the corridors. Other places of interest a few kilometres only from La Valette: the Tarsien and Hagar Qim temples and Ghar Dalam amongst others. Access :
Malta International airport / Mellieha: 22 kmBy plane
London / Malta: approxmately 2h30 min
Brussels / Malta : approximately 2h45 min
Paris / Malta: approximately 2h30 min