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AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa

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Indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Standard Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Sea View | Desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
Sauna, hot tub, body treatments, aromatherapy, body wraps, body scrubs
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Overview of AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa

AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa

4.0 star property
Bayfront hotel in St. Paul's Bay with 2 restaurants and spa
7.6 out of 10 Good
7.6/10 Good

791 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
Qawra Bay, St. Paul's Bay, Malta, SPB 1981
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping once per stay
  • Near the beach
  • 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Spa tub
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Room service
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Children's pool
  • Kitchen
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the boardwalk
  • Bugibba Beach - 7 min drive
  • Golden Sands Beach - 14 min drive
  • Golden Bay - 11 min drive
  • St George's Beach - 17 min drive
  • Sliema Promenade - 13 min drive
  • Mellieha Bay - 19 min drive
  • Grand Harbour - 15 min drive
  • Paradise Bay Beach - 23 min drive
  • Upper Barrakka Gardens - 15 min drive
  • Sliema Ferry - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • Luqa (MLA-Malta Intl.) - 34 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Watson's Pub - 9 min walk
  • Ocean Basket - 1 min walk
  • The Bell - 5 min walk
  • Michele's Gelateria - 7 min walk
  • Ta' Pawla - 10 min walk

About this property

AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa

A great choice for a stay in St. Paul's Bay, AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa offers an airport shuttle (available on request). You can visit the spa to be pampered with massages, body wraps or aromatherapy, and The Troubador, one of 2 restaurants, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other highlights at this upmarket hotel include an indoor pool, a poolside bar and a fitness centre. The helpful staff and spacious guest rooms get great marks from fellow travellers.


English, Italian, Maltese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 92 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Breakfast is available at Seashells Resort at Suncrest, located across the road.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Up to 11 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Street parking available


  • Airport shuttle (available on request)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Water dispenser

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Children's pool
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Surfing/body boarding
  • Waterskiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Beach nearby
  • Bike rentals nearby

Working away

  • Computer station


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • Fitness centre
  • An indoor pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Hot tub
  • Biodegradable drinking straws


  • Lift
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils


  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • In-room safe (surcharge)
  • LED light bulbs
  • Water-efficient toilets only

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is open daily.


The Troubador – Overlooking the ocean and garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).
Brunch and Munch – This poolside bistro serves brunch, lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open selected days.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Destination fee: EUR 0.50 per person, per night

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Safes in guest rooms can be used for EUR 2.00 per day

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • The seasonal pool is open from April to October
  • Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility, and guests under 15 years old are only allowed in the swimming pool and fitness facility with adult supervision

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.
Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a security system on site.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Sunny Coast Resort St. Paul's Bay
Sunny Coast St. Paul's Bay
Sunny Coast Hotel Qawra
Sunny Coast Resort And Spa
AX Sunny Coast Resort Spa
AX │ Sunny Coast Resort Spa
Ax Sunny Coast & Spa St Paul's

Frequently asked questions

Does AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa?
Yes, there's an indoor pool, a seasonal outdoor pool and a children's pool. Guests have pool access from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa?
You can check in starting at 4 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
Is there an on-site casino at AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Oracle Casino (11-min walk) and Dragonara Casino (12-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as sailing, waterskiing and windsurfing. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and soothe your senses in the hot tub. AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa also has an indoor pool and a fitness centre, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa?
Yes, there are 2 on-site restaurants, featuring al fresco dining and garden views.
Does AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchenette is available in every room, and also includes a stovetop, an oven and a fridge.
Does AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.
What's the area around AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa like?
AX Sunny Coast Resort & Spa is located on the boardwalk, a short 8-minute walk from The Malta Classic Car Collection and 11 minutes' walk from Bugibba Beach. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.







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Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Very good

Lovely big apartment
Fabulous big apartment. Booked a studio and was given a really large 1 bedroom apartment with a sea view. Staff were extremely helpful and very polite. Apartment was very clean and comfortable with everything you could need. Could do with a bit of a refurb as the bathroom and kitchen are a little dated. All in all very good value for money.
Michelle, 5-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Everything I needed for a comfotable stay.
I loved the AX Sunny coast. My apartment had everything I needed. A comfortable bed, plenty of storage and ample kitchen utensils to prepare breakfast and the simple kind of evening meal I like to prepare when I away. The bath was a little small but there was plenty of really hot water. The apartment was serviced every three days with clean sheets and towels each time. Teatowel, cloth, scourer and washing up liquid all provided in the kitchen area. There was plenty of good lighting as well. I received a very warm welcome on arrival by Mahesh on reception who also willingly helped me sort a couple of issues during my stay. Buses leave from outside the hotel to various places although it took me a couple of days to work out how to get back as mostof the buses do not return via the hotel.
Anne, 12-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Receiption was appointed with a cheerful staff member. we checked in few hours after the normal checkin. The hotel was peacful and room were nice and clean. Only issue I found was that the telephone didn't work and could have been nicer to have lounge slippers and Water bottle.
Shezana, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great deal
Always enjoy our stay at Sunny Coast. Good location, large rooms, friendly staff and easy access to transit. Only complaint, more outdoor lighting is needed. Very dark walking into the hotel area.
Julia, 28-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

warren, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Excellent value for money
The hotel is a very good value for what you pay. It is in a nice location with beautiful views overlooking the bay. We did not use the pool while there but looked very nice. The room itself was very big. The only complain I have is the room is a bit outdated. Everything looks like from the '90s. the towels are a bit thin and they don't give you enough soap/shampoo (although I'm sure you can ask for more at reception). The location is good - it is a 25 minute Uber ride to center of Valetta, about 20 eur. Overall - very good hotel but could use some updating.
Christian, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Honest opinion
I was impressed with everything.. staff could not have been more helpful... the appartment was huge...fantastic view..location great... cheeky monkeys bar...second to none. Unfortunately my experience ended on a negative vibe... we were offered a shower room to freshen up before we headed off to the airport Oh my god you wouldnt think we were in the same place Cockroach floating in the toilet... previous occupants dirty towels on floor... floor didnt look like it had been cleaned in weeks.. it was that unpleasant i had to wear my flip flops to shower and then put them in the bin I was shocked the whole room was totally discusting.. the pool side showers were 100% better.. i should have just used them.. Got to say Dylan on reception was fab..!
Deborah, 7-night trip
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6/10 Good

The hotel is very clean staff friendly and helpful, only fault ,we must have had the worst view ever , room 111 looks out and on level at rooftops covered with air conditioning units. Luckily we only slept there. Pool area very nice , beautiful views.
Christine, 7-night trip with friends
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6/10 Good

Etzali, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great place to stay in Malta.
Welcomed by staff. Lovely large 1 bedroom suite. Helpful staff. Have stayed there several times.
Julia, 22-night trip
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