Guide: Real Estate in Qawra

Located on the north-eastern coast of Malta, Qawra quite a new town belonging to the locality of St. Paul's Bay. Adjoined to Bugibba, it is just as valid as a seaside resort and tourist hub. It starting growing as a residential location during the 1960s thanks also to the construction of a number of hotels which attracted tourists mostly from the UK.

Places of Note & Activities

The promenade around Qawra Point offers undisturbed seaviews and a lovely opportunity to enjoy the fresh sea breeze.

The Malta National Aquarium which was inaugurated in 2013 provides an exceptional opportunity to view typical Mediterranean fish as well as diverse marine species from around the world.

Qawra Tower alias Fra Ben Tower is one of a string of 17th Century towers located in varied parts of this part of the island. All hark back to the times of the Knights of St John and were constructed for the purpose of observing the coastal shores and the sea beyond in order to identify possible invading fleets. This particular tower was one of a chain of towers which also allowed communication from the island of Gozo to the city of Valletta.

Dive centres, dive schools and watersports centres are very popular here and attract a huge number of local and foreign diving enthusiasts as well as water sports enthusiasts who can enjoy skiing, jet-skiing, snorkelling, paddling, canoeing, boating and more.

The Malta Classic Car Collection Museum with its attractive variety classic cars dating back to the early years of automotive development, also homes several vintage and antique paraphernalia such a jukeboxes, cameras and gramophones.

The Oracle Casino is one of the most popular casino establishments on this part of the island offering table games, poker tournaments and fine dining opportunities.

Shopping, Bars, Restaurants

Very well geared towards being a self-sufficient town, Qawra offers fairly interesting shopping opportunities, numerous bars and good quality restaurants offering a variety of cuisines.

Real Estate Market

Buildings in Qawra generally do not pre-date the 1960s, therefore one can view any type of architecture spanning the entire late post-war period from the 1960s through to present day. Today, most of the finer earlier buildings are slowly being restored to a typical Retro look. Those which were constructed during the boom of the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s, are more likely to experience demolition and are typically replaced by newer state-of-the-art apartment blocks where the onus is on compact modern living coupled by sea-view potential. Where new blocks have taken over large plots, the apartments are generally more ample in size, enjoy big open terraces and wide combined spaces on the inside.

Although still favoured as a summer residential area, several property owners remain established in Qawra all year round. Today Qawra enjoys an entire gamut of property investments of varying sizes and adapted to diverse budget limitations. Many foreigners like it so much here that they invest in holiday rental opportunities that are let out regularly to other visiting foreigners via agency rental systems.

Below find a number of links that will take you to search results based on your budget and the type of property you are looking for.