If you have chosen to live and work in Sliema, here is how to proceed to find accommodation there.
Tas-Sliema, also known as Sliema, is a highly tourist region found on the North-east coast of Malta. Since the past few years, the population of this small 1.3 km² city has been growing to around 17,000 inhabitants to date. Sliema has all that one can need to live a peaceful and serene expat experience: a rich local cuisine, shops and boutiques, a vibrant nightlife, water sports, etc. Indeed, from Sliema to Saint Julian's, which is the neighboring city, you can enjoy various leisure activities for all tastes. As regards the rental market, it provides modern and trendy apartments and villas which will make you feel at home.
Living in Sliema
According to testimonies gathered online, Sliema seems to be an amazingly dynamic city. Originally a fishing town, Sliema has turned into a modern city over the years thanks to adequate infrastructure which has been attracting foreigners worldwide.
In fact, Sliema hosts many big boutiques, supermarkets, shopping malls, as well as a wide range of restaurants, coffee shops, the Sliema Walk which stretches over several kilometers and providing a wonderful view of Valletta's harbor, rocky and sandy beaches, not to mention several water sport facilities.
As regards everyday life, you are likely to find many schools and institutions across the city (the government primary school, several independent and private nursery schools and child care centers, kindergartens, pre schools and junior schools, as well as language, music and dance schools, etc). Sliema also host the St James Clinic, the Capua Hospital, leisure centers, churches, a post office, banks, gyms, a police station, and many other facilities.
As a main road for public transport, Sliema also host several bus lines going to and from Valletta. You are also likely to enjoy a night-bus service that links neighboring cities. The ferry, for its part, can take you to the capital city, just like the taxi. But you can also find car rental agencies almost everywhere.
Find accommodation in Sliema
During your housing search in Sliema, as anywhere else in Malta, feel free to check out offers on the Internet and in local newspapers. However, you are more likely to find short term rentals, which may be rather expensive, as Sliema is a tourist city. In all cases, you can type the following keywords in your search engine: “rental long term property (or apartment) sliema malta”.
You might as well turn to a real estate agency which can help you find the ideal accommodation according to your criteria and budget, especially if you are looking for a long-term rental.
Expat.com – Housing in Malta
Sliema Local Council sliemalocalcouncil.com
Yellow Pages – Real estate agencies in Sliema www.yellow.com.mt