Sailing away with Popeye
  • Duration:

    7 days,6 nights

  • Level:


  • Travel Date:
    • All year round
  • Price valid
  • Route

    Rome – Malta -Rome

  • Best Time:

    Spring : March – May

    Autumn : end of July – September

Enjoy a visit to Popeye’s village in Mellieha, Malta where the original film starring Robin Williams was made. While getting to know the countryside of Malta dotted with medieval towers, a family trip at sea can be an excellent place to hone your
creativity and bond with the kids

Day 1

  • Arrival in Rome, transfer and check-in at Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Resort (2 Nights)

Kids IT Club:

  • Arts laboratory
  • Mini car races
  • Magicians
  • Pizza making
  • Treasure hunts

Airport transfer required

Day 2

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Free day in Rome
  • Activities:
  • Private Roman gladiator training 

Visiting the Colosseum in Rome is in almost everyone’s bucket list as this gladiatorial arena has been around since AD 80 with astonishing 50,000 seats. In addition, Rome is also known for its Roman gladiator training, where kids, as well as adults, can dress up in Roman empire clothing and learn about the history and culture in a fun way.

  • Golf cart tour around Rome

Rome is a must if you are visiting Italy. Rome during the summer is known to be very packed and warm. Hence, some people have been saying that visiting in winter might be a better choice as visitors can enjoy the city and absorb its beauty at peace

  • Gelato Tour

Italy is known for its authentic gelato. What is more fun and exciting for kids, as well as adults, than trying out different flavors of Gelato?

Day 3

  • Enjoy your breakfast at restaurant and check- out
  • You will then fly on a domestic flight to Malta
  • Transfer and check-in at The Westin Dragonara, Malta

Malta International Airport Transfer

Fee: EUR 25 per way (maximum 4 passengers)*

Travel Distance: 12km approximately

Travel Time: 25 mins

*For transfers of more than 4 passengers, prices will vary depending on the vehicle required.

  • Spend remaining time of day at your leisure

In-resort activities could be an option

  • Jet Ski, Canoe, Paddle Boat
  • Westin family kids club (3-12 years old)

Day 4

  • Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel
  • Visit Popeye Village to meet Popeye, his friends, and enjoy the attractions
  • Entrance to Popeye’s Film Set
  • Use of Water Games, Trampolines and Slides
  • Use of Splash Pool, Use of Play Pool
  • Use of Sun Beds, Sun Umbrellas and showers
  • A variety of Animation Shows
  • Access to Popeye’s Comic Museum
  • 15 minutes Boat trip around Anchor Bay (Weather permitting)
  • Entrance to the Cinema (for a 15 minute Documentary of the Film Set)
  • Silver Smith Demonstrations
  • Entrances to Santa’s Toy Town
  • Use of Nine-Hole Mini-Golf course

Day 5

  • Explore Malta in a self-drive electric car tour (2 hours 30 minutes)

Take a relaxing tour of Malta with a self-driving electric car that tells you all about the history of the place as you drive along a 12-mile (18-kilometer) stretch of road along the sea. With your pre-programmed GPS, which is fluent in several languages, this will be a more fun option for kids to learn about the history and culture of Malta.

  • Remaining time at your leisure

Day 6

  • Sea sightseeing tour on a boat to the Island of Comino – Blue Lagoon

On Day 6, you will board on a Private Charter and have a choice between 4-hour or 8-hour cruise to visit the famous Blue Lagoon of Malta. During the cruise, you will be able to visit caves, swim, and relax on board. Although lunch is not normally included, you will have the opportunity to have lunch in Mgarr which is a town in east end of Gozo, Malta. There is also a possibility to experience Parasailing if interested.

Day 7

  • Enjoy a free day before transfer to the airport to fly home

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