Solo Female Travel in Sliema

Sliema is a stunning seaside town located on the east coast of the sunny, Southern European island nation of Malta. Known for its vibrant atmosphere and coastal charm, Sliema boasts a scenic waterfront promenade lined with top-notch restaurants, trendy cafes, and high-end boutiques. The town is renowned for its beautiful view of the historic capital, Valletta, best viewed during the sunset when the city walls are brilliantly lit. It's most revered for its rocky beaches and the historic Fort Tignè, reflecting its age-old culture and history. Additionally, with a mix of modern high-rises and traditional Maltese townhouses, Sliema is the perfect fusion of old and new, making it an ever-popular destination for travellers seeking both leisure and adventure.

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Is Sliema good for solo travel?

Safety:

Safety:Very safe

As a solo female traveler, Sliema, proves to be quite safe. Maltese people generally have a reputation for being friendly and helpful, and Sliema itself is a modern town packed with restaurants, shops, and hotels that provide a secure environment. Many tourists choose Sliema as a base because of its safe reputation. However, normal precautions should be taken, especially during the night or in less crowded areas. Crime rates are low in comparison to other European cities, but as with any other place, remain aware of your surroundings for optimal safety.
Transport:

Transport:Easy

Navigating Sliema is relatively straightforward. This town is very walkable with marked streets and plenty of landmarks for orientation. Boat services provide easy access to Valletta and other coastal cities. Be aware that hills can be slightly challenging. Depending on the time of day, traffic can affect the speed of getting around.
Things to do:

Things to do:Interesting

Sliema is rich with a variety of activities that cater to different interests. From exploring the bustling shopping district to relaxing by the picturesque coastline, there's a lot to do. Historical sites abound, such as the iconic Fort Tigne and the Point Battery. Numerous art galleries, designer shops, and chic cafés provide a cosmopolitan vibe. Plus, you can indulge in water sports or take a soothing walk along the promenade. However, the nightlife is calmer compared to other cities on the island, which might not appeal to some.
Food:

Food:Above average

In Sliema you'll find a delightful array of culinary options that strike a beautiful balance between traditional Maltese dishes and international cuisine. Seafood is particularly fantastic, taking full advantage of the island's location. Vegetarians should also note plenty of plant-based options are available. While it may take a bit of seeking, there is generally something for everyone's taste.
Budget:

Budget:Moderate

Sliema is generally moderately budget-friendly. Accommodation, food, and transportation can be reasonable, but costs might rise during peak season. However, most of the popular attractions are without fees which tend to balance the overall expenses.

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