Brgy Maliwaliw is an island barangay of the municipality of Salcedo in Eastern Samar, located at the southwest part of the municipality of Salcedo, it is bounded on the north by Brgy Caga-ut and Brgy Cantamoja, Leyte Gulf on the east and south and Brgy Sto Nino of the municipality of Quinapondan on the west. It has an average climatic weather condition of wet and dry characterized by a pronounced rains from November to January and dry period from March to August.
The barangay can be reached through a 30-minute motorized banca ride from mainland Brgy. Palanas in Salcedo. The barangay is approximate 17 kilometers from the center of the municipality.