Located on the north-eastern coast of Malta, Bugibba is a relatively modern town which forms part of the locality of St. Paul's Bay. It is placed directly facing the tiny islands known as St Paul's Islands and the island of Gozo beyond. The town spans out from the seaside promenade and the Main Square to spill out towards the even newer town of Qawra and old town core of St Pauls Bay. Generally speaking, it is considered a seaside resort although it has also become a very busy and sought-after residential area. The fact that there are several attractions within this town as well as varied hotels, restaurants, pubs, clubs, and a casino, make this superlative attraction for tourists.
Sought After Areas
Bugibba Water Park
The Malta National Aquarium
Apartments in Bugibba – Summary
Being so attractively placed on the northern coast of the island, Bugibba enjoys a very healthy real estate market. Real estate in Bugibba consists of a vast array of relatively new buildings, the oldest of which would have been constructed around the 1970s. Besides the Short-term rental opportunities that are very popular with holiday goers and the occasional visitors from the island of Gozo, Bugibba is a major attraction for buyers of residences and second homes for Maltese and foreigners alike.
Prices in Bugibba
2015 3 bedroom apartment cost €300,000 to buy
2015 3 bedroom apartment cost €400 to rent monthly
Why Live in Bugibba?
Purchasing or renting a home in this area is always a good investment. The market is very active and attracts both local and foreign investors.
The promenade which stretches around Bugibba Bay, provides great opportunities for strolling. Moreover, Bugibba is blessed with a great many attractions Water sports are very important here. One key attraction is the waterpolo pitch of the local Sirens team. Diving is very popular in Bugibba, especially considering that the location offers several professionally and well organised diving centres. Other activities include snorkelling, swimming amongst others. Diving schools and schools of English language generally attract a good deal of people to this area. Many of these schools host students within local hostels, hotels or self-catering apartments, however the local bus service is very effective and provides regular and uninterrupted transport to and from Bugibba, wherever one may be based on the island.
If you are relocating to Malta and you are after schooling for your children, there are several private schools that also offer transport.