Nightclubs & bars
Most nightclubs on the islands are concentrated in Paceville. One can easily hop from one bar or club to the other as they are all within small walking distance to each other. Bugibba is also home to some good clubs. The ideal climate allows for open air clubs to be enjoyed for several months and Malta has some popular venues with a capacity of up to 4,000 people. Popular international Dj’s fly to Malta and perform every summer in several venues. The busier nights are Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and clubs are allowed to stay open till 4.00am. There are also a number of after hours nightclubs. Prices of alcohol are quite reasonable compared to many European cities. Most clubs and bars offer a wide selection of both local and foreign alcohol brands. In Malta, people go out quite late, usually after 11.00pm.
Havana: One of the biggest clubs in Paceville and open every day. Hip Hop and RnB is mostly played here. Another club, Flashback, is within the building which plays mostly 80’s and 90’s hits.
Gianpula: Situated within the limits of Rabat, Gianpula is a complex made up of five different venues. The complex includes both outdoor and indoor venues where a number of parties are hosted especially during the summer season. Clubs are open mostly in weekends or for special occasions. The complex is open only in summer except for two of its venues which open in winter on special occasions. Quite popular is the Marrakesh club.
Numero Uno: Situated in the centre of Ta’ Qali, this open air club is popular in summer weekends from June to September. It has the biggest outdoor dance floor on the island.
La Grotta: The biggest club on the island of Gozo is situated in Xlendi and is considered one of the best discos of the Maltese islands. The club draws not only Gozitans but many Maltese cross over to join the fun. La Grotta has three bars and an open air dance area from where one can admire stunning views of the Xlendi cliffs. It is only open for the summer season, usually up to the end of October.