Sunny Coast Resort Club
Example Booking: 40,000 eXpectations points, July 2018, studio sleeps 2
A Mediterranean Jewel
The small Mediterranean island of Malta embraces visitors to discover its diverse beauty with beautiful towns filled with distinctive architecture, secluded coves and rugged coastlines to its rich culture and ancient history dating 4,000 B.C. Let us not forget the pleasant Maltese climate, the delicious gastronomic delights along with the friendly local people.
An exciting opportunity to visit Malta was available on the RCI website on 05/02/2018 at the Sunny Coast Resort Club. eXpectations members could have booked for 7-nights in a studio apartment (sleeps 2) during 13th -20th July 2018 for just 40,000 points.
Malta enjoys a mild year-round climate with long sunny days and the glistening blue sea. The month of July attracts sun lovers to soak up the rays and experience a variety of fun outdoor adventures with average temperatures reaching 27 degrees Celsius.
Sunny Coast Resort Club
Sunny Coast Resort Club welcomes you to enjoy a taste of Mediterranean hospitality while indulging in the lavish accommodation and facilities.
All apartments are decorated to a high standard to promote relaxation and comfort. Feel at home in the spacious suite featuring a fully-equipped kitchenette, a dining and sitting area to relax watching the satellite TV. Pamper yourself with the complimentary toiletries in the modern bathroom or enjoy a drink on your own private balcony.
The Club offers a wide variety of fun-filled activities for your entertainment, including an outdoor pool offering sea views and a children’s pool featuring a fun cascading waterfall and play area. Totally unwind in one of three outdoor Jacuzzi’s or rejuvenate the body and mind with a full selection of spa treatments, including a Hydro Therapy Bath, pampering and therapeutic massages and nail and hair treatments.
For those seeking some action get into the swing of things on the squash court, while the indoor pool is ideal for swimming in the shade. Work up a sweat in the newly-refurbished gym and should you require it a personal fitness trainer is ready to assist. With direct access to the beach, guests can experience diving and snorkelling, have fun water skiing, and windsurfing or hire a bicycle to explore the area. Enjoy an aperitif in the Lobby Bar and Chillout Lounge before savouring delicious meals and light snacks in the restaurant. For those wanting to dine in the privacy of their apartment guests can pick up groceries from the mini-market for self-catering purposes.
The Land of Honey
Malta is often referred to as the “land of honey” because for centuries the unique Maltese honey bee has produced some of Europe’s finest honey from the island’s abundance of natural flora, including wild thyme, citrus, carob, eucalyptus, and wildflower.
Qawra is a quiet resort with scenic views of St Paul’s Bay, making it an ideal destination for those seeking to relax or enjoy water sports. Along the rocky coastline, visitors can enjoy a stroll along the beautiful seafront promenade stretching to the nearby busy town of Bugibba and the old town of St Paul’s Bay.
Things to do
Visit Ta’Fr Ben Bay at Qawra Point to enjoy sunbathing and snorkelling in clear waters, take a break from the mid-day sun with a cool drink and light snack in the restaurant with tranquil sea views. Overlooking the bay, the historical Qawra Tower built by the “Knights of Malta” in 1637 is a strong reminder of Malta’s long, rich history.
Wherever you go in Malta there are plenty of things to do, such as the Classic Car Collection Museum, voted Travellers Choice 2017 by TripAdvisor. Step back in time and admire over 100 classic cars and motorbikes that have been restored to pristine condition. Marvel at the exquisite paintwork and leather interior of the traditional Spitfires, 1955 Jaguar, and the tiny 1972 Fiat 500F. For the older generation, the experience will feel like walking down “memory lane” and total fascination to the younger ones.
For a true sense of the island’s rich history and culture visit the beautiful 16th Century capital city, Valletta with its extraordinary architecture, including St John’s Cathedral and the pre-historic Hagar Qim Temple, dating 3,600 B.C. Wander the narrow streets to browse the boutiques before heading to the historical waterfront lined with many chic restaurants and quaint cafes looking across the harbour. Jump on a boat to cruise around the cities peninsula for panoramic views of this majestic city.
Discover over 7,000 years of fascinating history at the old capital city, Mdina with an audio show giving an insight of the trials and triumphs of this medieval city. Meander the walled city admiring the beautiful facades and spectacular views of the neighbouring island, Gozo.
Malta has a rugged coastline but still has a few sandy beaches, the most popular beaches to visit are the Blue Flag awarded Mellieha Bay, Ghajn Tuffieha and Golden Bay. Fancy swimming in clear azure waters? Take a boat trip to the tiny island of Comino to visit the famous Blue Lagoon or head to Gozo island to sunbathe on the red sands of Ramla l-Hamra beach.
To highlight the great value of eXpectations Holidays we conducted a price comparison using TripAdvisor to source an equivalent booking. 7-nights at Sunny Coast Resort Club were available on ebookers.com during 13th – 20th July 2018 within a studio apartment (sleeping 2) for £744.00 (based on 4 people sharing when we looked on 12/02/2018).
In comparison, we found this 7-night booking at Sunny Coast Resort Club during the same dates also within a studio unit (sleeping 2) for 40,000 points on RCI.com (when we looked on: 05/02/2018).
For Full Members of eXpectations Holidays, the total price for this accommodation (excluding the initial purchase price of your membership / points) would come to £514.00 (at the time of writing: 12/02/2018). To calculate this we have included: the associated maintenance fees for 40,000 points, 1x annual membership and 1x online RCI exchange fee.
So, by taking this eXpectations exchange holiday you could have made a potential saving of over £200, based on the comparison above.
|Associated maintenance fees for 40,000 points @ £5.75 per thousand||£230|
|1 x eXpectations Annual Membership||£162|
|1 x RCI online exchange Fee||£116|
|Mandatory miscellaneous fees (e.g. tourist tax)||£6|
See for yourself! Check out the costs of a studio apartment sleeping up to 2 people for 7 nights during 13th – 20th July 2018 at Sunny Coast Resort Club, Malta.