Quiet in winter, busy in summer, Marsascala is your typical seaside town that has, over the past several decades, become the haunt of many people who adore the sea and its proximity. Today whilst it has also become an intense residential hub, it remains one of south Malta's best loved seaside locations.
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Apartments in Marsascala – Summary
Some of the loveliest residences overlook Marsascala Creek itself on both sides of the water, and whether located en route to Zonqor Point, whether in St Thomas Bay or at some location in between, a seafront apartment is an idyllic property to own in Marsascala. Upper storey apartments or penthouses offer stupendous views of the sea stretching out unhampered to the horizon, surrounded by sharp cliff edges and rural land. Lower storey apartments or ground floor properties provide direct access to the sea, where safe swimming zones are created every summer for bathers to enjoy.
Prices in Marsascala
2015 3 bedroom apartment cost €200,000 to buy
2015 3 bedroom apartment cost €600 to rent monthly
Why Live in Marsascala?
Being a seaside area Marsascala has a mix of expatriates and locals that purchase homes as a primary residence or holiday homes. The market offers a reasonable return on investment when it comes to rental and high resale opportunities.Marsascala which is also called in the Maltese name of Wied il-Ghajn, provides a tangible example of urban sprawl. This coastal town borders inland with three main towns - Zabbar to the north-west, Zejtun to the west and Marsaxlokk to the south-west. Marsascala was originally a part of Zabbar which was once a part of Zejtun. Although a residential location, Marsascala (or Marsaskala) does not provide great shopping opportunities. However, it compensates highly on the socialising aspect, since it enjoys a number of restaurants offering Mediterranean, Continental or Oriental cuisine, cafeterias and pubs. These eateries mostly string around the promenade which transforms into a lively and social al fresco relax area in the warmer months. A children's playground in the vicinity allows families with kids in tow to enjoy some healthy exercise in the fresh sea air. Being a seaside location, most sporting activities are related to the sea. Boating, canoeing, fishing, swimming, diving and waterpolo top the list. However football is also popular, with the local football club having recently been promoted to the Second Division."