Situated in the small fishing port of Xlendi the St. Patrick’s Hotel lies a few meters away from the beach.  Xlendi tower which was built by Grandmaster Juan de Lascaris- Castellar in 1650 guards the bay and its majestic cliffs on either side.

The hotel is ideally situated on the sea front offering great swimming and an abundance of marine activities like boating, scuba diving, snorkelling and other water sports. The island is in fact renowned for its diving sites and has repeatedly been voted one of the top diving destinations in the Mediterranean.The hotel is close to a number of bars, restaurants and shops and just a few metres from a bus stop. From the hotel one has access to numerous walking passages along the coast in the rural farm area.

Xlendi offers peace and tranquillity alongside the bustle of a seaside resort, attracting tourists and locals alike.

Due to the small size of the island getting to most locations by car only takes twenty minutes or less. Nowhere in Gozo is far and you can get to most destinations by car in about twenty minutes or less. Gozo is well known for a number of prehistoric, historic and architectural gems.

If you choose not to drive, public transport will get you to most destinations. Airport transfers, car rental and taxis can be organised by the hotel’s sister company, Gozo Garage.


Here are the directions and some helpful tips to get to Gozo


1)      Can you book transfers from the airport to Gozo?

Yes sure! Just send us an email on with the following details:

  • a)      Name and Surname
  • b)      Flight details
  • c)       Flight arrival time

You can book either two taxis from airport to ferry terminal and from Gozo ferry terminal to the hotel or just book a through transfer from airport to hotel. In either case the driver will be waiting for you at the arrivals gate holding a sign with your name.  

 2)      How to get from the airport to the St. Patrick’s Hotel in Gozo?

 Malta International Airport (MLA) is the only airport of Malta which is located in Luqa. From here one can opt to catch a bus to the Ferry terminal by taking the X1 bus (click here for public bus schedule) or drive 31km to Cirkewwa (ferry terminal). The ferry crossing from Malta to Gozo will take approximately 25 minutes. Click here for the ferry schedule. The facilities on board include a snack shop, vending machines and toilets.

Once in Gozo there are public buses to the main bus terminus in Victoria (Bus number 301) and bus number 306 from Victoria to Xlendi.

 Here are some important Tips:

  •  The ferry fare is paid on your way back to Malta (click here to check fares)
  •  Fares are paid on the spot – there is no need for booking
  • The ferry service operates 24/7  

3)      Planning to drive from the airport to the St. Patrick’s? We’ve got you covered! Here are the directions:


 Directions Malta to Gozo (St. Patrick's Hotel)


Directions Malta to Gozo (St. Patrick's Hotel)


Directions Malta to Gozo (St. Patrick's Hotel)