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Sailing Luxury: Rolex Middle Sea Race and the Charm of Ta’ Xbiex

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As another year passes, and the 44th edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race comes to a successful close, we bid adieu to this prestigious sailing event on our sun-kissed Mediterranean island of Malta. Until next year, our attention naturally turns to the captivating marina town of Ta’ Xbiex, nestled on the northeastern coast of Malta. The town is a serene haven and home to the esteemed Royal Malta Yacht Club, the hub of the Rolex Middle Sea Race. In this article, we explore the charm of  Ta’ Xbiex and the stunning homes in the area, the ideal location for yachting enthusiasts.

The Rolex Middle Sea Race: Where Sailing Legends Are Made  

Credit: RMYC/Alex Turnbull

The Rolex Middle Sea Race, often hailed as one of the most challenging and exhilarating offshore races in the world, kicks off every October from the Grand Harbour of Valletta, the capital of Malta. The racecourse takes participants on a 606-nautical-mile journey through the Mediterranean, encompassing some of the most beautiful, historic, and dramatic seascapes that the region has to offer. The race a celebration of skill, determination, and camaraderie, as sailing enthusiasts from around the world come together to push their limits.

The Royal Malta Yacht Club: Ta’ Xbiex’s Maritime Heart

Credit: RMYC/Alex Turnbull

At the heart of this maritime passion, we find the Royal Malta Yacht Club. Established in 1835, this prestigious club is the epicentre of the sailing community in Malta and proudly boasts a rich history. With its iconic clubhouse located in Ta’ Xbiex, the club offers a unique blend of tradition and modernity, making it the perfect hub for both seasoned sailors and newcomers to the sport.

The town of Ta’ Xbiex, with its charming streets and stunning seafront vistas, provides an idyllic backdrop for the club’s activities. It’s a place where maritime heritage meets luxury living, creating a unique atmosphere that continues to attract sailing enthusiasts from around the world.

Discover Luxury Living in Ta’ Xbiex: Our Top 5 Listings for Yachting Enthusiasts

If the charm of Ta’ Xbiex and the allure of the Rolex Middle Sea Race have captured your heart, why not consider making it your home? As Oyster Christies International Real Estate, we specialize in luxury properties, and here are five of our top listings in Ta’ Xbiex that cater to the discerning yachting enthusiast:

Exclusive Seafront Rental Villa: 4 Bedroom Ta’ Xbiex, Luxury Furnished Villa For Rental – Malta – Ref No 003066 (oystermalta.com)

This beautifully furnished period villa, located near the seafront in the sought-after town of Ta’Xbiex, offers spacious living areas, private terraces, high ceilings, and charming period features. The top level boasts a luxurious penthouse suite with a fully-equipped kitchen, a guest bedroom with an ensuite bathroom, and a breathtaking roof terrace with a jacuzzi and panoramic sea and Valletta bastions views.

Luxury Contemporary Apartment: 3 Bedroom Ta’ Xbiex, Seafront Apartment For Sale – Malta – Ref No 002106 (oystermalta.com)

Designed by renowned Maltese architect, this 8th floor apartment within the prestigious Blue Harbour Residences offers a seamless blend of contemporary and minimalist design. With a large terrace overlooking the harbor, it’s the perfect spot to relax after a day at sea.

Grand Historical Villa: 4 Bedroom Ta’ Xbiex, Seafront Villa For Sale – Malta – Ref No 006411 (oystermalta.com)

Immerse yourself in the town’s rich history with this beautifully restored 20th century Villa. With a private courtyard, gardens, swimming pool, separate flatlet and views of the yacht club, it’s a haven for those who appreciate both heritage and luxury.

Marina Apartment: 4 Bedroom Ta’ Xbiex, Seafront Apartment For Sale – Malta – Ref No 006661 (oystermalta.com)Located right by the Royal Malta Yacht Club, this modern apartment provides easy access to your boat and the lively social scene of the club.

Exclusive Furnished Apartment: 2 Bedroom Ta’ Xbiex, Furnished Apartment For Rental – Malta – Ref No 004902 (oystermalta.com)

A brand new highly-furnished 2 bedroom Apartment located in a quiet area close to the Marina of Ta’ Xbiex forming part of a small block and close to all daily amenities. Available exclusively with Oyster Christie’s International Real Estate.

If you’re captivated by this unique lifestyle, our luxury property listings in Ta’ Xbiex provide the perfect opportunity to make this enchanting place your home. Contact us at Oyster Christies International Real Estate to turn your real estatedreams into a reality.



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