Madliena is an area in Swieqi but is the more rural part of the town and considered to be one of the most up market residential areas on the island. It borders the town of Gharghur and many of the properties have far reaching country views and some also sea views reaching out to the northern part of the island. Madliena is a luxury property area and mainly a villa and bungalow area. More recently some luxury developments offering high end apartments and maisonettes have been constructed. Madliena is home to the elite and a very desirable area to live in.