Sliema – just across the bay from Malta’s capital Valletta – is an easy-going, multifaceted coastal town. It’s home to a plethora of lively bars and good-value restaurants serving international fare, as well as a popular children’s playground in Independence Garden, close to the seafront.

    Walk along the promenade to Tigne Point for panoramic views over Valletta’s historic skyline and out to sea. This scenic peninsula, formerly the site of a disused British barracks, was revitalized in the early 2000s with a stylish new shopping mall and many fashionable apartments.

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      Sliema sits just over Valletta Harbour from the great UNESCO castles and cathedrals of the Maltese capital. It's a vibrant, lived-in area. You can find colourful apartments rolling down to coves and tidal pools where the Mediterranean Sea sloshes against the quaysides. The dramatic sights are partly what Sliema is most famous for. In the blocks behind the water...

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