21 Jul, 2023 In Lifestyle & TravelOutdoors

+40°C Malta: 5 Ways to Stay Cool this Summer

We all know that Summer in Malta can be hot, hot, hot! But fear not, because we've got some practical life hacks to help you beat the heat and make the most of this sizzling season. 


Let's dive into these cool tips that will keep you refreshed and energised all summer long!

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Spray mist


DIY Cooling Mist


Create your own refreshing cooling mist with just a few simple ingredients.

Fill a spray bottle with water and add a few drops of peppermint essential oil or aloe vera gel. Keep it in the fridge and take it with you wherever you go.

Whenever you feel the heat getting to you, spritz yourself with this rejuvenating mist for an instant cooling effect!


Freeze your fruit


Say goodbye to plain ice cubes and hello to frozen fruit cubes!

Slice up your favourite fruits like berries, watermelon, or citrus, and pop them into an ice cube tray. Fill it up with water and freeze them.

Drop these fruity ice cubes into your water bottle or iced tea for a delightful burst of flavour while keeping your drinks cool throughout the day.

Ice cube fruit
Wet towel


Wet Towel Trick

Need a quick cooldown at home?

Wet a small towel with cold water and wring out the excess. Place it around your neck or drape it over your forehead for an immediate cooling sensation.

It's a simple hack that can provide you with much-needed relief during the hottest hours of the day.


Cooling Foods


Beat the heat from within by incorporating cooling foods into your diet. Opt for refreshing and hydrating fruits like cucumber, watermelon, and pineapple.

Additionally, try eating lighter meals that don't require cooking or heating up the kitchen too much.

Salads and smoothies are excellent choices for keeping cool and staying nourished.



Sleep Cool


Use cotton bedsheets and a cooling pillowcase to beat the heat while sleeping.

You can also place a bowl of ice or a frozen water bottle in front of your fan to create a makeshift air conditioner.

These practical life hacks will not only keep you cool this summer but also save you money and help reduce your environmental impact. So, go ahead and try them out! 


Embrace the summer vibes, enjoy all the fantastic activities Malta has to offer, and stay cool like a pro. 


Will you be trying any of the above? 

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The contents of this article/post should not be considered as professional medical advice.