St. Peter’s pool, is situated next to Marsaxlokk, south of Malta. This place is called this way due to its natural shape of a pool within the rock. Crystal water is one of the main characteristics of this place. It is easy to access the seas via stairs which were carved into the rocks, one could also make use of the ladders that are placed during the summer period, or for those a bit more adventurous, you can dive in. The latter is the means used the most by the people visiting the spot. Diving can be done from 2 to 5 metres high and is easy and safe since the water is deep enough. Here you can often meet people who take cliff jumping as a more serious thing, sometimes this even transforms into a show. St. Peter’s Pool is very popular in summer, and it is not very advisable to go there in the hottest hours. If you do, make sure to take with you some water and food.
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How to get to St. Peter’s Pool:
By Public Transport
There are no busses arriving right to St. Peter’s Pool. To get there via public transport you need to get to the bus stop Abdosir. From here, you have to walk for about 30 minutes. Here is the route.
- From Valletta or Floriana take the bus 81 that passes every 40 minutes. If coming from Sliema, St. Julians or Bugibba, it is always better to change in Valletta.
- From the Airport take the bus 119 that passes every 60 minutes.
All these bus lines will stop you at the bus stop Abdosir. From here follow the following directions:
By boat from Marsaxlokk
In Marsaxlokk there is a chance to hire a small boat with other passengers and have a cruise to St. Peters pool.
By private boat
You can visit St. Peters Pool also by a charter boat. You could ask your captain to insert this stop in the route of the day charter and have him anchor the boat close to the shore of St. Peter’s Pool. This will allow you to swim ashore and be able to have some jumps in the water. This way will also allow you to jot St.Peter’s pool off your agenda and not have to deal with the crowded beach.