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Picture perfect spots for sunsets in Malta and Gozo

Picture perfect spots for sunsets in Malta and Gozo

Għajn Tuffieħa ​

Malta is known for amazing food, beautiful weather, gorgeous beaches and of course, picture perfect sunsets that light up the sky with shades of reds, oranges and yellows. 

Here are our top picks of some of the best locations to capture these jaw dropping sunset moments.

Golden bay and Għajn Tuffieħa

These two spots are located next to each other in the northwest of the island of Malta. Għajn Tuffieħa, a natural sandy beach surrounded by clay mounds and limestone cliffs, is the perfect spot for a romantic picnic as you watch the sun set across the glistening sea.

Located on the right, Golden Bay is the more popular of the two; it’s known for its red sand and naturally formed sand dunes on it surrounding slopes. Being the more popular one means that the beach is overcrowded during most of summer. Nonetheless, firing up a barbecue and watching the sunset with the cool sea breeze, or eating at a nearby eatery (with a view),  will make for a pleasurable summer evening.

dingli cliffs

Taking a walk along the Dingli cliffs at sunset is truly an experience in itself. Embark on a mesmerising experiences as you look out at the infinite sea and watch the sky changing from blue to orange to pink as it sets over the little island of Filfla.

Fomm ir-Riħ

Being a small, pebbly natural bay, Fomm ir-Riħ offers the most incredible sea views and is one of the best places to watch the sunset. It is a tranquil and serene area, perfect for meditation or a quiet evening with loved ones.

Cittadella – Victoria, gozo

Make your way to this ancient fortified city on the island of Gozo through a steep uphill path. Don’t worry, it’s worth it! Sunset hunters will be pleased to know that it is home to several excellent spots for sunsets, where everything turns golden… and magical!


Along with its historical sites and architectural magnificence, Malta’s former capital city holds some of the most scenic and panoramic views in Malta, so as you can imagine, the sunsets are also extraordinary. One of the most beautiful spots to catch sunset in Mdina would have to be from Fontanella café; order a coffee and indulge in their lip-licking chocolate cake whilst you witness the beauty of Malta’s landmarks at twilight.