Marsaskala is a village by the sea in the South Eastern region of Malta with a population of 12,134 people in an area of 5.7km². Due to a lot of Maltese family having a summer residence, the population goes up to approximately 20,000 people. Up until 1905, there were only 53 residents as many Maltese were still scared to live so close to the sea in case of a pirate attack.
Take a small stroll just to see how spectacular Marsaskala really is. You will find beautiful cliff faces, salt pans, a well-kept promenade, local clubs and public gardens. Things have changed massively since the days of conquering armies taking slaves and land.
The name Marsaskala is said to have come from “Marsa” meaning “harbour” and “skala” coming from “sqalli” which translates to Sicilians. This refers to the many Sicilian fishermen who were regularly found in the area.
Two priests from Senglea decided it was time Marsaskala has their own parish for the local community of fisherman, farmers, their families and tourists and built a church dedicated to St Anne. The village feast is celebrated on the last Sunday of July.
Property in Marsaskala varies widely for small holiday apartments and converted boathouses to large villas making this village a place to please all budgets.
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