Hondoq Bay, also known as Hondoq ir-Rummien Bay, is a picturesque bay that is ideal for beach lovers and adventure seekers alike. Just a short distance from the centre of the village of Qala, this small bay offers an array of activities and amenities, making it a perfect spot for a relaxed seaside getaway.

Hondoq Bay boasts crystal-clear waters that are perfect for swimming, snorkelling, and diving. The bay's Blue Flag status, awarded for its exceptional cleanliness and excellent water quality, ensures a safe and enjoyable experience for visitors. The beach features a mix of sand and pebbles, providing both shallow areas suitable for families and deeper waters for more adventurous swimmers and divers.

Visitors to Hondoq Bay can engage in various water sports, including jet skiing, kayaking, waterskiing, and paddleboarding. Boat and kayak rentals are readily available, allowing you to explore the surrounding coastline and even make a short trip to the nearby island of Comino, known for its stunning Blue Lagoon.
For those who prefer a more relaxed pace, Hondoq Bay is an excellent spot for sunbathing and enjoying the scenic views. The bay also offers unique opportunities for cliff jumping and exploring hidden inlets, such as Ta’ Bemberin Bay.

Those who love a good hike will appreciate the scenic coastal walk from Hondoq Bay to Mgarr Harbour, offering breathtaking views of Comino and the Mediterranean Sea. The bay's east-facing position makes it one of the best spots on Gozo to witness spectacular sunrises.

Hondoq Bay is well-equipped with amenities including sunbed rentals, adventure sports, showers and sanitary facilities, and kiosks. The Hondoq kiosks are popular for grabbing a bite, with local delicacies like the tuna ftira being highly recommended. For a more budget-friendly option, visitors can also pack a picnic from local shops in Gozo.

Hondoq Bay is easily accessible by public transport, with bus number 303 stopping nearby at Kuncizzjoni. The beach is a short 15-minute walk from the bus stop. Alternatively, visitors can reach the bay by car, with ample parking available near the beach, or by taxi services operating throughout Gozo.

Whether you are looking for a day of adventure, a relaxing swim, or simply to soak in the natural beauty of Gozo, Hondoq Bay offers a perfect blend of activities and tranquillity for all visitors.

Crystal-clear waters, scenic sunrise views, plenty of amenities, perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and soaking up the natural beauty of the Mediterranean.