Gozo family activity holiday in Malta

“8 day small group family holiday, with 5 days of activities, including scuba diving, staying in locally owned hotel in renovated farmhouse. ”

Highlights

Snorkelling around Gozo and Comino island | Blue Lagoon | Sea kayaking | One Mini b dive | Rock climbing and abseiling | Visit to Ramla Bay beach

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Date
Price
Basis
21 Oct 2017
£ 1455
including UK flights
Available
Click here to enquire about or book the 21 Oct 2017 departure
Our top tip:
Use your free day to go hiking inland. There are lots of trails and great public transport linking them.
Trip type:
Small group max. 20, min.age 8.
Activity level:
Moderate.
Accomm:
Traditional Gozitan hotel built in restored farmhouse, with pools.
Solos:
Single parents pay surcharge for single room.
Meals:
All breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners.
Included:
Flights, transfers, accommodation, listed activities, equipment, instructors.
Vouchers
Accepted
Holiday type

Small group family holiday

This is a 'small group family adventure' - typically you will join several other families and travel in a group of approx. 16 people. The trips are great value and a great way for you and your children to meet new people! While itineraries are pre-planned there is some flexibility and you'll have plenty of time to yourselves. Please check with the operator to confirm the minimum age for this trip

Responsible tourism

Responsible tourism: Gozo family activity holiday in Malta

The island of Gozo is just 9 by 4 miles in size meaning that all the activities for this holiday are close together keeping motorized journey times to a minimum, any transfers are group transfers.

On such a small island tourism plays an important social and economic role. With limited work opportunities, many young Gozitans are forced to leave the island they love and move to Malta in search of work opportunities. The development of tourism is helping to stem this flow.

The hotel we use has been deliberately chosen as it is Gozitan owned and has an entirely Gozitan staff. The hotel also actively promotes Gozitan heritage as the central part of the hotel is a 350+ year old farmhouse which has been sensitively converted to keep its character whilst the restaurant menu actively promotes locally sourced foods and traditional dishes. This ensures that the economic benefits remain on the island and are spread beyond the hotel’s walls. The hotel is situated on the edge of Xaghra village, within walking distance to the main square where you can support a variety of locally owned restaurants and small shops. It is also the perfect place to interact with the friendly locals as it is very much a traditional village and not a tourist resort.

Our activity providers are truly passionate about their island. They wish to ensure, as do we, that the future of this pristine environment and the local heritage is preserved for generations. This is imparted to our guests throughout the week as clients are given a greater understanding of the heritage and culture, and what must be done to preserve it, in an active way. There is a strict leave no trace policy on all activities and clients will also visit some agri tourism projects throughout their stay.


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1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?


So many highlights! Our youngest loved the rock climbing, which was expertly supervised and our eldest loved the snorkelling and lazy boat day best. As for us, it's hard to choose, the Eco Day was much more than we anticipated and we really felt privileged to share their Gozo culture. We love sea kayaking and the shores of Gozo provided some excellent fun. The superb staff at the dive centre gave us an excellent introduction to diving and an unforgettable day. It's the fantastic people we shared our holiday with from the representative, Cornil, to the staff and our fellow holiday makers who have made it unforgettable.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?


Get your beach shoes, swimming costume and sun screen and GO!

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?


Very much so, we really feel our tourist dollar went directly to the local communities.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?


Excellent!

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