Category Archives: Holidays in Malta

Save the Date for Santas Swim 2015

Santa Swim 2015

The Grand Hotel Excelsior Malta will be organising a Santa Swim on Saturday 5th December at 10.00hrs. The Malta Police Force band will bring joy with their live Christmas music. Proceedings in aid of l-Istrina. To register please contact our Christmas Desk on 21250520 or email christmas@excelsior.com.mt.

 

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Relax and Enjoy our Special Spa Treatments

Now is the perfect time to enjoy a spa break in preparation for the winter months ahead. For the month of September our Le Grand Spa Team have prepared a selection of treatments based on ylang ylang.

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If you would like to try out one of our spa treatments kindly contact our dedicated Malta Spa team on spa@excelsior.com.mt or on 21250520.

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A Taste of Malta

On your next holiday to Malta try some typical Maltese dishes and delicious sweets…

Here are some traditional Maltese dishes that are worth a try:

Gbejniet tal-Bzar - Peppered Cheeselets

Gbejniet tal-Bzar – Peppered Cheeselets

  • Enjoy Gozo cheeselets
  • Try a traditional Maltese dish Fenkata in Mgarr
  • Taste the famous Maltese ‘pastizzi’, filled with ricotta or peas
  • Another must is to taste freshly made Maltese bread
  • Enjoy a bottle of Maltese wine

    Bebbux - Snails Stew

    Bebbux – Snails Stew

  • Taste bebbux (snails)
  • Try Maltese sausage, available from village butchers
  • Try one of the Maltese traditional liquors called Bajtra (prickly pear)
  • During summer months enjoy delicious local fish called ‘lampuki’
  • Have a pint of Cisk – Malta’s local beer.

    Imqaret - Deep Fried Date Pastry

    Imqaret – Deep Fried Date Pastry

  • Enjoy the delicious ‘mqaret’ the Maltese traditional date filled pastries.
  • Refresh yourself with a local soft drink Kinnie
  • Try a packet of Twistees a local snack
  • Savour ‘hobz biz-zejt’, maltese bread with tomato paste and tuna filling

Photos courtesy of Visit Malta.

The Kitchen Brigade at the Grand Hotel Excelsior Malta aims to excel at all times, making every dining experience a memorable one. If you would like to try a unique dining experience join us at one of our renowned restaurants at this superior five star hotel in Malta.

 

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