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Embassy Malta

Hotel & Homestay
Quick Facts

The sun-kissed island of Malta is a treasure trove of beautiful beaches, crystal blue seas, and centuries of history, all topped off with that chilled out Mediterranean vibe. Get ready to discover everything this little island with a big personality has to offer! Students stay in a hotel located on the north side of the island, close to beautiful sandy beaches, while studying at St Martin’s College, a local school.

 

 

Location: 
Hotel & Homestay
Dates available : 
20 Jun - 30 Aug
Ages: 
12 - 17
Accommodation: 
Homestay and Triple/Quad room in hotel
Emergency Number: 
+356 99467078

Living
Hotel Residence (Bold)
Triple or quad rooms with shared bathroom
Room furniture includes a wardrobe, TV, and air conditioner
Common spaces outside and inside
Rooms cleaned every other day
Laundry available in residence building at an additional cost
Towels are provided, however students should bring their own beach towel
Dinner and breakfast served at hotel, lunch served at school or activity
Hotels are located within a 30-minute private bus journey from the school
Homestay (Bold)
Triple or quad room, shared bathroom, full board
Homestay providers are all located within a 30-minute bus journey of the learning centre
Bedrooms and bathrooms are cleaned once a week by the homestay provider
Homestay providers are all located within a 30-minute bus journey of the learning centre
Food Options
Breakfast: 

Hotel Residence: Continental breakfast available including juice, tea, coffee, toast, jams, cereal, pastries and fruit.

Homestay: Cereals, toast, fruit, tea, coffee

Lunch: 

Hotel Residence: One hot or cold dish and a dessert will be provided either at school or whilst out at activities. Packed lunches provided at weekends that will consist of a sandwich, water and a dessert.

Homestay: One hot or cold dish and a dessert will be provided either at school or whilst out at activities. Packed lunches provided by homestays at the weekend.

Evening Meal: 

Hotel Residence: Three courses, 2 main course options including a vegetarian option

Homestay: Evening meal with the homestay
 
Snacks: 
There are several shops nearby to purchase snacks, drinks and confectionary
Facilities
Hotel Facilities (bold)
24-hour security
Common spaces inside and outside
Wi-Fi is available in common areas
Swimming pool with sunbathing area
Homestay Facilities (bold)
Bathroom shared with homestay provider
Bedrooms and bathrooms will be cleaned once a week by the homestay provider
Laundry facilities will be provided by the family once a week
Bed linen and towels are provided. Linen and towels will be cleaned once a week by the homestay provider
Dinner and breakfast served at hotel, lunch served at school or during activity.

Learning
Taught by friendly and professional English teachers
20 x 45 minute lessons per week morning or afternoon
Placement test on day 1 to ensure students in appropriate level
Maximum 15 students per class
Students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
Spacious modern classrooms with interactive whiteboards
Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
Materials included as well as and end of course report and certificate

Programme Information
Arrival: 
Students will be welcomed upon arrival to the hotel residence where they will register and get their room keys so that they can check in to their rooms.
Homestay students will be welcomed by their homestay family.
 
Welcome: 
On the first evening there will be a welcome activity which is designed to ensure students have the opportunity to meet staff and other students and get to know more about the centre, its facilities and useful information which will help them during their stay.
Activities: 
Activities are organised on days when there are no trips and during the evenings, these activities take place either on-site or near the centre. These may include:
  • Sports such as football, mini Olympics, rounders, table tennis, volleyball and basketball
  • Daytime activities such as scavenger hunts and drama workshops
  • Evening activities such as karaoke, talent show and team games

Excursions and Trips
HALF-DAY TRIPS
Our students get to explore exciting places around Malta such as Valletta, Mdina, Marsaxlokk and go on a harbour cruise.
All trips that are included are half-days. At weekends, students get to explore the most beautiful beaches around Malta.
OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS
Gozo: Full-day excursions to Malta’s smaller sister island, full of centuries of history and lots to explore.
Sicily: Full-day excursion to the beautiful Italian island of Sicily, filled with gorgeous landscapes and a mix of cultures.
Beach trips: Optional half-day trips to sandy beaches of Mellieha Bay and Golden Bay.
FULL-DAY EXCURSION

Our students get to visit the beautiful island of Comino and explore the best bits of this sparkling jewel. 

3 WEEK SAMPLE PROGRAMMES
Extra
Each 14-night stay will include 8-10 half-day trips around Malta to exciting places such as Valletta, Mdina, Marsaxlokk and harbour cruises. There is also a full-day excursion to the beautiful island of Comino. Additional full-day excursions can be purchased as optional excursions. Transport for trips are done by private buses and chauffeurs.
 
Student may have lessons either in the morning or in the afternoon in week 1, alternating weekly after that.
 
This programme is for illustrative purposes and activities and visits may change.
 WEEK 1/5 SUNDAY MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 
 Morning
Arrivals/Departures Optional full-day trip to Sicily or Gozo
LessonsLessonsLessons LessonsLessons Arrivals/Departures
 Afternoon
Optional half-day
sandy beach
BowlingComino
Marsaxlokk & Vittoriosa
Tigne Point Shopping & Beach
Valletta Walk
Around & Malta 5D
Sandy beach, Paradise Bay 
 Evening
Maltese Night in
Valletta
Foam PartyComino International Night Party 
Optional Activity Boat Party
Themed Pool Party
Saturday Night
Party

 

 WEEK 2/6 SUNDAY MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 
 Morning
Arrivals/Departures Optional full-day trip to Sicily or Gozo
Sandy Beach Mellieha
Harbour Cruise & Swimming
Mdina & Badger 
Karting
 
Water ParkRelaxing by the PoolArrivals/Departures Sandy Beach, Għajn Tuffieħa
 Afternoon
Optional half-day sandy beach
Lessons Lessons Lessons Lessons Lessons Free
 EveningBoat PartyNeon Party
Optional Adventure Activity
 
Photo Challenge
Optional Activity: Grand Prix
Beach BBQ Arrivals/Departures Optional full-day trip to Sicily or Gozo 

 

Essential
 WEEK 3/7 SUNDAY MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 
 Morning
Arrivals/Departures
Optional full-day trip to Sicily or Gozo
LessonsLessonsLessonsLessonsLessonsArrivals/Departures
 Afternoon
Optional half-day
sandy beach
Bowling Comino
Visit to Wied
Iz-Zurrieq
 
Sandy Beach Armier 
Valletta Walk 
Around & Malta 
experience
 
Sandy Beach,
Golden Bay 
 Evening
Maltese Night in
Valletta
Foam PartyCominoInternational Night Party
Optional Activity
Boat Party 
Themed Pool Party Saturday Night
Party

 

STUDENT WELFARE
We place the highest priority on care and supervision at all of our Embassy Summer centres, so you can rest assured that students are well looked after. Members of staff (or responsible adults) are available 24 hours a day, including nights, at both hotels or homestays.
Student Services:
Our student support staff can help you with:
Accommodation
Airport transfers
Information about local services
Assistance with individual and personal problems
Emergency contact
Medical
If a student needs medical attention, an Embassy staff member will help them to make an appointment. Group leaders must accompany the student to an appointment. An Embassy staff member will accompany any student that is not part of a group. Students must bring their European Health Insurance Card to be seen at local hospitals and clinics.

LOCAL DOCTOR
Doctors are called on-site at an extra charge of €25-€30.

LOCAL HOSPITAL
Mater Dei Hospital, Triq Dun Karm, Msida, Tel: +356 2545 0000
 
INSURANCE
If a student does not have insurance, guard.me insurance is available to purchase through Embassy Summer.
In Case of Emergency
A 24 hour emergency telephone number is available all summer:
+356 99467078
Office Address
EC English
St Julian’s Business Centre
Triq Elija Zammit
St Julian’s, Malta
STJ 3153