Tragedy as tourist drowns at Malta’s Blue Lagoon

A man has died in hospital after he drowned at one of Malta’s most popular bathing spots. The 41-year-old, who was on holiday from Portugal, got into difficulty while swimming at Comino’s Blue Lagoon with members of his family. He was brought to shore by Emergency Response and Rescue Corps lifeguards but died in Gozo […]

How to cope with Malta’s first heatwave of the summer

Malta is about to bake in the hottest week of 2018 so far with a heatwave on the way. The Met Office in Luqa has predicted uninterrupted hot, dry, sunny weather all week with soaring temperatures feeling as warm as 39°C from Monday. But before you panic, book the week off work and launch yourself into the […]

One of Malta’s best swimming spots will soon be even better

One of Malta’s most popular bathing spots has been closed to the public. Tourism bosses told 89.7 Bay that Balluta Bay in St Julian’s will be out of bounds ‘for a number of days’. The Malta Tourism Authority said the small beach – which usually attracts hundreds of swimmers every day during the summer months […]