Looking for a new place to live? Choose Malta!
Malta has so much to offer. This archipelago of exotic islands is situated right in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, less than an hour’s flight away from Rome, three from London, and two from Paris. So, as you can see, it’s great to commute to with daily flights.
Malta boasts of having one of the securest environments in the world, offering a completely safe atmosphere to bring up children. Malta has a first-class free education system offered by the state, and the country also has some public and private “super schools” which offer A-level standard of education. Even the University of Malta offers free education to permanent Maltese residents.
Malta also gives free health care service to all locals and EU residents. This country has a brand new state-of-the-art Government hospital, Mater Dei Hospital, which is considered as one of the best in Europe. There are also many Government Clinics across the islands that offer free health services. Private health care is available at three private hospitals, private health clinics and nearly at all the pharmacies, of which there are a multitude across the Islands. Malta has world-renowned surgeons who are never less than a 20-minute drive away.
Tax incentives are also very advantageous and are geared towards attracting new investors to the country, with incredibly low Income Tax and no worldwide taxation of income, 15 per cent ---- chargeable income of €3, 313.
Permanent residents can avail of complete freedom of movement, with no minimum stays and no visas requirements.
Blessed by nature, Malta boasts of a great climate - the perfect reason to pack your bags and settle down under the warm inviting Mediterranean sun.
June is an excellent time of year in Malta as the summer season is just getting into full swing and it’s not that hot. July through to September are the peak summer months, with an average temperature of about 30C/86F. August is the hottest month, and the temperature may soar above 40C/104F.
On the other hand, October and November are beautiful months of the year as the temperatures are milder, yet the sun still shines and people still wear light clothing. The coldest months are December to February, with a temperature of about 15C/59F. It can be quite wet during these months, including November, but you will often find that there are beautiful sunny days in between. There is an average of about 5-6 hours of sunshine at this time of year.
Spring is a wonderful season full of surprises: with a touch of rain, some lovely warm days, and others that will drive you to the beach. March, April and May are like this, although Easter always tends to be cold and rainy so be prepared to wrap up but always keep in mind that it is variable.
Entertainment is rife on the Maltese Islands. Nightclubs hosting international DJs, restaurants, bars & pubs, cinema theatres, casinos, the list is endless. And for the culture buffs there are various theatres where theatrical performances, concerts and operas are held on a daily basis.
The islands’ communications systems and Internet service are efficient and affordable.
Malta has kept alive the British tradition of hosting plays, whether comic or tragic or pantos that take place in a 300-year-old theatre, the Manoel Theatre in Valletta as well as in other locations.
Sports is also very popular with the Maltese, and any type of sport is practised here, from football to basketball, volleyball, netball, hockey, badminton, tennis, golf, horse-racing, polo and of course, swimming, water polo, athletics, etc…
All in all, choosing Malta for your new home is definitely a wise choice.