Highlight: The beautiful beaches and mass of culture and history
Best time: April to October
Favourite memory: Making and baking bread in a small village community oven and dining in a palace.
Favourite Venues: Corinthia hotel st.George’s Bay, Fortina Spa Resort, Grand hotel Excelsior, Kempinski hotel San Lawrenz.
Why it makes our list: Malta gets more than 300 sunny days a year and is surrounded by clear blue waters, some of the cleanest in the Mediterranean! In just a kilometre or two, you can try a new sport, laze on an island cruise and tour the most important historic sites, and still have time to join in the nightlife.