If you want to give your guests a different experience, perhaps with a more local taste, you’ve got to dig a little further. Farmhouses and villas are great for small groups where interaction and fun is top priority. Many of them have pools and are located predominantly in Gozo. On the higher end of the spectrum, boutique hotels offer a more personal, local experience. Design fanatics will fall in love with these beautiful reclaimed old buildings. They are usually located in urban areas, and truly offer a unique Maltese setting.