The Red Tower Awarded by Tripadvisor

Posted on: June 18, 2015

St. Agatha's Tower (The Red Tower) earns great reviews from travellers

Every year thousands of travellers are visiting the locality of Mellieha for its historical sites, surroundings and the largest sandy beach on the island, l-Ghadira. Due to their experience shared online, espeically on the most popular travel site - Tripadvisor, The Red Tower was recognised and awarded the Certificate of Excellence by Tripadvisor for its constent great reviews received.

The Red Tower was built on the orders of Gran Master Lascaris between 1647 and 1648 to protect the straits between Malta, Comino and Gozo from enemy incursions. It is now managed as an attraction by Din l-Art Helwa, which restored it some years ago.

The tower is situated few kilometres away from our resort, overlooking the Mellieha Bay. It can be reached by car or by foot and it is open for public during the day. You can have further information by visiting the Din L-Art Helwa website