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Stylish short winter sun breaks

28th January 2010 Print

Got the January blues? The Discovery Collection has the perfect pick-me-up - stylish short breaks on the sunshine island of Malta.

It’s cool cafes, chic boutiques, thriving cultural scene and over 6 hours of sunshine per day* are just a 3-hour flight away.

Sliema is awash with up-market shops and restaurants, its lengthy promenade just the place for a leisurely afternoon stroll to soak up the sunshine. The Victoria Hotel is tucked away on a quiet side street, a well-appointed property with everything you could possibly need for a relaxing getaway. 3 nights from only £309pp.

The Palace in Sliema represents excellent value for money, given its top-of-the-range facilities, location and exemplary standards of service. After a day of sightseeing, why not avail of the sumptuous spa facilities? The entire third floor of the hotel is dedicated to the art of pampering, with an indoor pool, well-equipped fitness centre and signature treatments at your disposal. 3 nights from £369pp.

New to the Med specialist's programme for 2010, The Phoenicia, Valletta's oldest five-star hotel, has recently undergone a complete overhaul. Rooms are bright and contemporary, with a respectful nod to the 1930s when this impressive colonial landmark was originally built. 4-night stays are available from £479pp.

All prices are per person, based on 2 adults sharing and include scheduled flights, private taxi transfers and accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis.

For more information and bookings, visit

* Based on average figures for February.

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