Cafe del Mar is closed during Winter. We’re open around the beginning of May until the beginning of October. La Nave Bistro, our Restaurant next to the Aquarium is open all year round.
Frequently Asked Questions
For the Pool we are open from 10 am until 7 pm. After 7 pm the venue is free entrance, however the pool will be closed at this time. From 7 pm onwards we are open for drinks in the VIP area, or for Dinner in the Restaurant. The bars are open from 10 am until 12 pm.
We are open every day during Summer, unless there’s a function or private event.
Peak season prices: €20 for Normal sunbeds situated in the Family area, next to the Kids pool. €25 for Cushioned sunbeds situated in the Adult area, next to the Infinity Pool. €40 for VIP sunbeds situated in the VIP area, middle terrace. €100 for Luxury beds situated exactly at the edge of the Infinity pool. €120 for Gazebos situated in the VIP area, upper terrace.
Off-season prices: €15 for Normal sunbeds situated in the Family area, next to the Kids pool. €20 for Cushioned sunbeds situated in the Adult area, next to the Infinity Pool. €30 for VIP sunbeds situated in the VIP area, middle terrace. €80 for Luxury beds situated exactly at the edge of the Infinity pool. €100 for Gazebos situated in the VIP area, upper terrace.
We do not have half day rates. Same rates and prices apply until 7 pm.
Sunbeds are available from 10 am until 7 pm. You can stay a bit longer on the sunbeds, if we do not have any events in the evening. After 7 pm, some cushioned sunbeds are removed to set up for the Restaurant.
The price of each includes a sunbed, umbrella, use of the pool, use of indoor/ outdoor showers. Food or drinks are not included in the prices.
We do not have an entrance fee; you just have to pay for the sunbeds.
There’s no minimum spend on sunbeds.
We do not offer any packages. Same rates apply.
For the pool we do not have any packages. The sunbeds have to be paid upon entrance and food or drinks have to be paid separately from the Restaurant or from the bar.
Cafe del Mar is open as a lido from 10 am until 7 pm. Therefore, in order to enter the premises you will need to pay for the sunbeds, since the Restaurant is reserved for pool clients only.
Same rates apply.
All sunbeds are provided with shade except the front row & fourth row cushioned beds.
Children are allowed to come in for the Pool and stay in the Family area, next to the Kids Pool. Children under 13 years of age are restricted to use the Kid’s pool and can only reserve the Normal sunbeds, situated in the Family area. Children under 13 cannot make use of the Infinity and cannot stay in the Adult area or VIP area.
During parties, the venue is strictly 17+ and children are not allowed to come in.
When you make a booking, we do not book the exact location of the sunbeds, unless they are prepaid. It is important to be here by 10/ 10.30 AM for the booking, in order to choose the sunbeds according to your liking.
For more info go to www.cafedelmar.com.mt/sunbeds
Pre payments of the sunbeds are to be taken at least a day before the booking date. Pre payments are only taken on the premises, at Cafe del Mar during pool hours: between 10 am and 7 pm. The pre payment also entitles the client to choose the exact sunbed he/she wants. Also, pre paying for the beds also implies that the client will have no time restrictions, and thus the clients are not obliged to come by 10.30 AM.
The VIP area is an elevated area overlooking the crowd, the pool area and the DJ area from upstairs. In this area we also have separate bars and separate toilets.
In order to enter the premises from 10 am until 7 pm, you have to purchase a sunbed or pay the entrance fee, if all sunbeds are taken. After 7 pm the venue is free entrance but the pool will be closed.
We do not have any memberships or discount prices for the Pool. Same rates apply.
You can either come by Taxi or by Bus. Our address is Triq it-Trunciera, St Paul’s Bay SPB 1500. By Public transport: from Valletta (45), Sliema (212), Airport (X3), Mdina (186), Mellieha (221).
The Kids pool is 0.3m – 0.6m , while the Infinity is 1.2m – 2m.
Cafe del Mar is not pet friendly.
Our pool is fresh water.
We do not have beach access.
Yes they are accepted including Visa, Master card and American Express.
Yes, it is located near the toilets.
Yes we do.
Towels are provided with a €5 charge and €10 deposit, which will be given back once the towels are handed back.
We do not have a storage room where you can store your luggage, however you can still bring them with you and keep them next to the sunbeds.
We do have lockers available near the toilets. Lockers can be used however one needs to download the application called Paddly Lockers and top up the application on the phone using a credit card. The charge depends on the size of the locker and the duration you use the locker for. The lockers come with a USB charging port, so you can bring your own charger and charge your phone.
No it isn’t.
After 7pm there is no entrance fee to Cafe del Mar because the pool is closed. If we have an event the event ticket price may apply.
Yes we do. It includes pasta, pizza, nuggets and fries.
The Kitchen is open from 12 pm until 5 pm and re-opens again at 7 pm until 11 pm.
We do not serve breakfast.
The pool Menu includes a variety of salads, burgers, pizzas, wraps, chicken and salmon.
Sushi cannot be served on the sunbeds.
Our signature cocktail Shark Attack
The best time to see the sunset is around 19:30 – 20:00 hr
Yes, we do
We do not have happy hour. For drinks only you can come after 7 pm.
Yes and we have personnel who are licensed first aiders.
Yes they are accepted.
Yes you can.
Yes we are fully wheelchair accessible.
During the day we have the Cafe del Mar playlist and in the evening there’s a DJ playing every day from 7 pm onwards.
Currently we do not have anywhere to dock a boat, but around 500m to our right there’s a slipway suitable for a dinghy.
You can do so from our Restaurant next door – La Nave Bistro.
Yes, we have. The bus stop’s name is Ben.
We do not sell any merchandise.
We do not sell any CDs
Please send your CV to email@example.com
Yes it does on two levels with approximately 140 parking spaces.
Free parking for 1 car when a client spends €50 and over in our premises.
We do not have a Jacuzzi.
Our pool is not heated.
Inflatables are not allowed in the Pool.
We do not do messages
No, we do not do water sports
Yes, we do have free Wifi
Yes, you can bring your own charger and charge it in one of our lockers.
Yes you can for the party free of charge. If you leave the premises during the day and come back in the evening for the party, you need to pay again.
During peak season, the Restaurant is reserved for pool clientele only. Therefore, in order to enter into the Restaurant during lunch time, you need to pay for the sunbeds.
Tickets for the party are only for the evening, after 7 pm. If you want to come during the day, you need to pay extra for the sunbeds. This applies from 10 am until 7 pm.
No, the admission fee for the Aquarium has to be paid separately
We do not have a particular dress code.
Smoking is permitted outside only.
We do not have Shisha or Hookah.
We are part of the Malta National Aquarium Complex which includes Malta’s only Aquarium, a bistro, carpark, public square and a bistro however this does not include any hotels or resorts.
You can bring your own cake – €15 service charge.
Yes you can. We offer chocolate gateau, vanilla gateau, black forest, tiramisu, chocolate & custard cake, and fruit tart. Each cake costs €25 and we can also do a small writing on it. For bookings please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
We have two different a la carte menus but very similar. The Sushi menu is served only at Cafe del Mar.
Yes, we do have a lost and found. Everything that is turned in or found at Cafe del Mar is given to our Security in the lost and found department. You can call our venue directly on 22588143 and we will check for you with our security.
Yes you can, however you need to inform the pool boys on duty as otherwise they will assume that you left and re-sell the sunbeds again.
Yes our prices include VAT (Value Added Tax).