Comino, Malta

Comino is an island of the Maltese archipelago between the islands of Malta and Gozo in the Mediterranean Sea. It is a bird sanctuary and nature reserve, noted for its tranquility and isolation. It is also known for the Blue Lagoon, a beautiful bay with crystal clear blue waters brimming with marine life.

There are several places of interest on the island. The most prominent is certainly Santa Marija Tower - a landmark for miles around. On the extreme southern eastern end of the island, there is also Santa Marija Battery, erected in 1715. The Chapel of Comino, situated in Comino Bay was built in 1618. Regular masses are still held for the island's residents and visitors.

Things to See & Do

* St. Mary’s Tower
* Chapel of Comino
* Comino Hotel
* Blue Lagoon
* St.Mary Bay & St. Nicholas Bay

General Information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency – Euro (€)
Language – Maltese, English
Land Area – 3.5 km²
Population – 4 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 356

Port Location – The port is located atin St Kiklaw Bay, near the Comino hotel.

Travel Links – Comino is located in between Malta and Gozo and can be reached by a regular ferry service provided by United Comino Ferries leaving from ?irkewwa (on the north-western tip of Malta - the same place that the much larger ferries to Gozo depart from) or from Mgarr in Gozo.

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