What to do in Malta when it rains

Malta has one of the most amazing weathers in Europe but unfortunately, all good things must come to an end and sunshine cannot last for ever! If you are new to Malta, it might seem like there isn’t much to do when the sun isn’t up.

That is only because Malta is so renowned for its 300+ days of sun a year that most people have no idea what to do when the sun isn’t out! Here are a few ideas to keep you dry and entertained when the rain comes on the Maltese Islands so that you don’t feel bored!


Escape room leisure activity iels Malta on a rainy day

One hour of thrill to find hidden objects in a locked themed room and free your team members and yourself at Scavenger Escape!

3 themed rooms are available at the location closest to the school, Sliema: Egyptian Adventure, Mozart’s Mystery and Secret Surgery.

For who? The recommended minimum age is 14. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Minimum of 2 people, up to 6 people per room.

Where? Qui-Si-Sana Seafront, Sliema, Malta

Price: 2 people = 49 €, 3 people =69 €, 4 people = 89 €, 5 people = 109 €, 6 people = 119 €

Opening hours: games starting every hour between 2pm and 9pm

How to book: online directly, here http://booking.scavengerescape.com/malta/booking/en

Phone: +356 9955 5521



laser tag iels malta recommandation rain

Play a classic game of laser tag at LASERMAXX and feel as if you were the the lead role in action-packed fantasy movie!

For who? Up to 20 people per group

Where? Level 4, Bay Street Complex, Saint Julian's, Malta

Price: 1 game (price per person, 15 minutes) = 6€ Monday to Friday, €7 - Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays 2 games (price per person, 30 minutes) = €10 - Monday to Friday, €12 - Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays 3 games (price per person,45 minutes) = €15 - Monday to Friday, €17 - Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays

Opening hours: from 10am to 10:30pm weekdays, 11:30pm on the weekends

How to book: online directly here http://www.starwarsmalta.com/book-online

Phone: +356 99177777



where to go bowling in Malta iels blog

20 lanes to play classic bowling while listening to music and enjoying something to drink. From beginners to pros, a great deal of fun! Enjoy the retro arcade right next to the bowling lanes with classic coin-operated racing games or ice hockey tables. Entertainment like in the 90s before screens colonized leisure time!

For who? Kids & adults alike, groups welcome

Where? Eden Superbowl, St. George's Road, St. Julians, Malta

Price: Adults: 1 game = 7.20€, 2 games = 12€ Juniors: 1 games = 6€, 2 games = 10€ Prices for the arcade depend on the games played Opening hours: daily from 10:00am till Midnight.

How to book: reservations can be made by phone, sign up upon walk ins

Phone: +356 23710777



shopping in Malta iels blog

Whether you need to buy something, want to see new trends, get a hot coco or just stroll through the shops with your friends, malls are always a popular option on rainy days.

For who? Everyone!

Where? Bay Street shopping complex in St Julians or The Point mall in Tigne Point, Sliema

Price: free if you don’t spend anything

Opening hours: Bay Street: Monday to Sunday 10am-10pm The Point: Monday to Sunday 10am-7:30pm

How to book: no booking needed

Phone: Bay Street: +356 21384421 The Point: +356 22470300



movie theatre cinema malta iels blog suggestion

There is something really nice about crawling to a dark comfortable room and enjoying a great movie on a rainy day. You might get to forget that the weather isn’t what you hope for outside and who knows, the rain might even have passed by the time you come out!

For who? Everyone

Where? Eden Cinema Malta, St Augustine Street, St George’s Bay, St Julian’s

Price: Adult: 7 € Senior citizens (60+): 4.50 € Children (12 or under): 4 € Early movies: 5.50 € 3D Movies: 9.00 € with glasses

Opening hours: movie schedule can be accessed directly on the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/edencinemas/

How to book: call to make a reservation

Phone: +356 23710400


6. SPA

if you’ve been feeling cold or a little achy lately, treating you to a day at the spa is a great way to spend the day on a rainy weekend. Malta has many spas, offering pool access, sauna, steam rooms and relaxation rooms. If most of them are attached to hotels and busy in the summer time, you can find amazing deals during the autumn/winter season and enjoy a treat for a steel!

For who? Adults

Where? All over Malta

Price: Starting with deals at 20 € and up, deal.com.mt offers many wonderful and affordable offers. Average spa day price is 50 €

Opening hours: opening time would depend on the spa facilities you chose. Remember to make sure those hours suit you before completing your purchase.

How to book: Go on the deal.com.mt website http://deal.com.mt/deals.html?categoryId=6,4 and find the offer that’s right for you. Once you have booked your venture, all you need to do is call the spa you chose to book the date of your choice directly.



favorite places to go out around the school iels malta

Come rain or come shine everybody needs to eat! Here are a few of our staff’s favorite to go out in Sliema:

Price range for a main dish: € = 8-12€        €€ = 15-22€

The Black Sheep

What? Lunch, dinner, drinks and coffee in a great atmosphere

Where? 72 The Strand, Sliema

Pricing: €€


Kebab ji

What? Amazing libanese food and kebabs at a great price

Where? Tower Road, Sliema Pricing: € Hole in the wall What? Bar and live music Where? 31 Triq Il - Kbira, Sliema Pricing: € Fratelli la Buffala What: Italian restaurant/Pizzeria Where: 7, Piazza Tigne. Tigné Point, Sliema

Pricing: €€


Hole in the wall

What? Bar and live music

Where? 31 Triq Il - Kbira, Sliema



Fratelli la Buffala

What: Italian restaurant/Pizzeria

Where: 7, Piazza Tigne. Tigné Point, Sliema

Pricing: €€