The town of Sliema is situated on the northeastern coast of the island. It is a popular residential area and tourist draw due to its seaside location and unique blend of traditional and cosmopolitan charm. Its shoreline promenade and laid back café-life continue to attract locals and visitors alike whilst its ever popular restaurants and shops are considered amongst the best in the locality. In recent years the town has experienced significant growth, with modern apartments, penthouses and hotels vying for space along the sunny seafront.
Sliema is also known as a summer destination with thousands flocking to its rocky beaches and clean seas for swimming, snorkeling or simply basking in the sun in one of the fashionable beach clubs that line the coast.