Portomaso in Paceville, St. Julian's, Malta, is a waterfront residential development covering an area of 128,000 square metres (31 acres). Portomaso also encompasses one of Malta’s Marinas, which is managed by Boatcare Trading Limited.
Besides the luxury apartments, other components of the development include the 5 star Hilton hotel, a beach club, a leisure and health center, a yacht marina, an office tower, a conference center and a selection of shops. The office tower is currently the only skyscraper in Malta, at around 100 meters high (roof height) and possessing 23 floors.
The Marina at Portomaso was the first privately owned and managed Marina on the Maltese Islands. It has been in operations since 1999 and has been set up, and managed since then by David Azzopardi, who is also a managing director at Boatcare Trading Limited. The Marina at Portomaso comprises 3 Basins namely: North Basin: for smaller craft and water sports operations South Basin: accommodates up to 45 sailing boats to a maximum length of 16m West Basin: accommodates up to 60 motor cruisers to a maximum length of 16m Some larger craft can be accommodated alongside on the quayside at the inner fairway. Facilities and Services Mooring assistance is constantly provided on the quayside and by the use of 2 specially designed rubber dinghies by specially trained personnel. All incoming and outgoing traffic is constantly controlled and monitored on VHF channel 13 and all operations are logged for safety reasons. Security is provided around the whole perimeter. Showers - with hot and cold running water are available in all Basins. All berths are serviced with water and electricity. The electrical supply is 240 volts, single phase, 50 cycles and is available at 16amp or 32amp.