Xlendi Bay Overview in Xlendi, Gozo
Xlendi (easily reached by car either through Fontana or from Munxar) is together with Ramla l-Hamra and Marsalforn, on of the three major each resorts of Gozo. It is possible to swim in a small sandy beach or paddle and snorkel off the rocks surrounding this beach. One can also swim off the rocks beneath the watchtower that stands guard at the mouth of Xlendi bay. The reef and rock formations under the sea make Xlendi an excellent dive site also for beginners. Xlendi is a fishing village and a small menqa (small harbour) gives shelter to a number of boats in both summer and winter. A stature of St. Andrew patron saint of fishermen watches over the activities of locals and holidaymakers as they walk along the promenade and sit at the bars and restaurant on the seafront and the tiny streets off the seafront.