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Embassy Malta

Hotel & Homestay

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.

Arrivals and departures: Saturdays or Sundays

 

Quick Facts

Location: Hotel & Homestay

Dates available: 20 Jun - 30 Aug

Ages: 12 - 17

Accommodation: Homestay and Hotel

Emergency Number: +356 99467078

Living

Hotel Residence

  • Hotels are located within a 30-minute private bus journey from the school
  • 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 offsite 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

Homestay

  • Triple or quad room, shared bathroom, full board
  • 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
  • 24-hour security
  • Common spaces inside and outside
  • Wi-Fi is available in common areas
  • Swimming pool with sunbathing area
  • Homestay Facilities
  • 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.

FULL-DAY EXCURSION

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

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.

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.
Arrivals and departures: Saturday or Sunday. This programme is for illustrative purposes and activities and visits may change.

 

WEEK 1/5 SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
Jun21/Jul19 Jun22/Jul20Jun23/Jul21Jun24/Jul22 Jun25/Jul23Jun26/Jul24Jun27/Jul25
Morning Arrivals/Departures Optional full-day trip to Sicily or Gozo
Lessons
Lessons Lessons Lessons Lessons Arrivals/Departures
Afternoon
Optional half-day
sandy beach

Bowling

Comino
Marsaxlokk & Vittoriosa
Tigne Point Shopping & BeachValletta Walk Around & Malta 5DSandy beach, Paradise Bay 
Evening Maltese Night in VallettaFoam Party Comino

International Night Party 

Optional Activity Boat Party Themed Pool Party
Saturday Night
Party

 

WEEK 2/6 SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
Jun28/Jul26 Jun29/Jul27Jun30/Jul28Jul1/Jul29 Jul2/Jul30Jul3/Jul31Jul4/Aug1
Morning Arrivals/Departures Optional full-day trip to Sicily or Gozo
Sandy Beach Mellieha
Harbour Cruise & Swimming Mdina & Badger Karting Water Park Relaxing by the Pool Arrivals/Departures Sandy Beach, Għajn Tuffieħa
Afternoon
Optional half-day
sandy beach

Lessons

Lessons
Lessons
LessonsLessonsFree
EveningBoat PartyNeon PartyOptional Adventure Activity

Photo Challenge

Optional Activity Grand Prix Beach BBQ 
Saturday Night
Party

 

See sample programme

WEEK 3/7 SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
Jul5/Aug2 Jul6/Aug3Jul7/Aug4Jul8/Aug5 Jul9/Aug6Jul10/Aug7Jul11/Aug8
Morning Arrivals/Departures Optional full-day trip to Sicily or Gozo
Lessons
Lessons Lessons Lessons Lessons Arrivals/Departures
Afternoon
Optional half-day
sandy beach

Bowling

Comino
Visit to WiedIz-Zurrieq
Sandy Beach ArmierValletta Walk Around & Malta ExperienceSandy beach, Golden Bay 
Evening Maltese Night in VallettaFoam Party Comino

International Night Party 

Optional Activity Boat Party Themed Pool Party
Saturday Night
Party

 

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