6 independent reviews for Holiday to Malta and Gozo

Reviews for Holiday to Malta and Gozo

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review 1 Apr 2019

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

Hard to choose, I would have to say discovering beautiful Gozo and having beautiful lunches by the sea.

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

It can get quite windy, so make sure to bring something to deal with that possibility.

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

We did go and visit a local farmer, but I got the impression only one of the two hotels were helping a local business. The second one on the island of Malta was quite standard, and they insisted on changing towels every day (no signs to say how one could avoid doing that). I would also recommend that they invest in liquid soap dispensers in the bathroom, instead of having individual packets of liquid soap (which can create a lot of garbage).

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

A beautiful trip with enough time to visit a lot of what the island has to offer, all while having some alone time if wanted.

review 22 Sep 2019

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

It's always nice to see a new place & experience the culture of that place.

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

Get as most information before you go.

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

In some ways, yes.

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

9/10

review 19 Sep 2018

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

Walking through the beautiful Sierra de Arcena.

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

It's a full on trip, although this is made clear in the trip notes. That suited us down to the ground as we were keen to see and experience as much as possible during our visit.

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

We travelled with a local (who is clearly passionate about the region); stayed in a small village (thus contributing to its economy); used public transport; and minimised plastic waste by drinking tap water throughout the trip.

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

Fantastic trip that packs lots in and really gives you a feel for the region. I recommend it to anyone who wants to get to know the history and culture of Andalucia.

review 31 May 2018

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

Meeting my fellow travellers and our leader Maria. Loved the neolithic sites too.

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

Bring comfy sandals and a pair of trainers. No walking boots required.

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

Yes. We ate at local restaurants and visited various museums.

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

Thoroughly enjoyed it.

review 6 Oct 2018

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

Valletta boat trip, Palatine Chapel, Mount Etna.

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

Be prepared to be on the go most of the time.

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

Don't know.

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

Good.

review 11 Sep 2018

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

Time in Gozo - boat trips in Gozo and Harbour cruise in Malta. Visit to farm for lunch.

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

Sensible shoes and dress for extreme heat and humidity.

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

Plastic water bottles were everywhere because of Malta's water problem. Not sure that it did beyond any normal tourist benefits.

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

Excellent guide and good experience.

Read the operator's response here:

Thank you for your feedback. The benefits of choosing this tour is that we work with a local operator and have a local Tour Leader to escort us who will be able to explain all about the history and culture, as well as local life on the islands. This makes our experience that much richer than travelling independently as we’ll be able to uncover all sorts of aspects of the islands not accessible to most visitors. Our trip also benefits a wide range of people in the islands, from the small hotels we stay in, to the transport providers, restaurants and other small businesses.

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