Comino Channel
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Comino is an island situated in between Malta and Gozo. It is the site of the fortress of the Hospitallers. It is a small island which makes it intimate and easy to navigate.

Comino is the best place to relax. The only means to reach it is to ride a small ferry that departs in Ċirkewwa. There are only a few cars in Comino which means that there is no traffic at all.

Snorkeling and scuba diving are among the most enjoyable things to do in Comino. There are many places where it is recommended to swim, snorkel, and dive. Although the things that you can do in Comino are very limited, you can still enjoy a relaxing vacation because of the spectacular views of the island.

There are three main beaches in Comino: the Blue Lagoon, the St. Mary’s Bay, and St. Nicholas Bay.

If you are planning to see Comino and all the wonderful places that this island has to offer, here are some suggestions:

The Blue Lagoon. It is a very popular spot to dive, snorkel, and swim because of the clear waters and white sand. It offers a breathtaking sight that you wouldn’t want to miss.

St. Mary’s Tower. This is a watchtower that has gained much of its popularity as the setting of the movie, “The Count of Monte Cristo.” It watches along the island and the beach from the southeastern side of the island.

St. Mary’s Chapel. It is a church dedicated to the return of Our Lady of Egypt. It was first built in 1618 and has undergone several restorations ever since.

St. Nicholas and St. Mary’s Bay.
The other two beaches in the island. Provides great view for tourists and is also a good place for scuba diving and snorkeling.

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