Unique in Malta, The Xara Palace is furnished to suit its past as an aristocratic palazzo.Original art and historic objets dot the hotel, and an air of calm pervades the covered stone courtyard that serves as the lounge and bar. You will often be greeted by name, and staff will do their best to help with any request.The hotel has no outside space (it is surrounded by historic buildings and bastion walls) but a shuttle is provided in summer to an outdoor swimming pool at a hotel-owned villa nearby.
The secretary bird is placed above the protea and the flower forms the chest of the bird.The secretary bird stands with its wings uplifted in a regal and uprising gesture.The five-star Xara Palace is the only hotel in Mdina.Staying here gives you the chance to really appreciate 'The Silent City' in the evening, when all the tour groups have gone.The shape of the shield makes reference to the drum, and contains two human figures from Khoisan rock art.
The figures are depicted facing one another in greeting and in unity.
The oval shape of Ascendance Immediately above the oval shape of foundation, is the visual centre of the Coat of Arms, a protea.
The petals of the protea are rendered in a triangular pattern reminiscent of the crafts of Africa.
A new coat of arms, replaces one that has served South Africa since 17 September 1910.
The change reflects Government's aim to highlight the democratic change in South Africa and a new sense of patriotism.
The Xara Palace is home to one of Malta’s top fine-dining restaurants, De Mondion, serving immaculately presented French, Mediterranean and Maltese cuisine on white linen tablecloths.