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Lots of souvenirs T-shirt and street venders all the same stuff. The venders were not pushy and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
larrymccorquodale
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Lethbridge, Canada
A comfortable to place to enjoy your typical Mexican "Flea Markets"

Manzanillo El Centro is fairly small so it is great for people who don't want to do a lot of... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2019
arter57
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Tacoma, Washington
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“big fish”(3 reviews)
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All reviews tourist shops big fish main plaza street vendors variety of food choices downtown core leather goods small downtown price including interesting area swordfish cruise ship port area we enjoyed walking walk around lots of restaurants iguana sanctuary
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of souvenirs T-shirt and street venders all the same stuff. The venders were not pushy and were very nice.much calmer than Puerto Vallarta.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank larrymccorquodale
Reviewed 28 January 2019

Manzanillo El Centro is fairly small so it is great for people who don't want to do a lot of walking and still get the flavor of the town. I was pleased to see well marked signage to public toilets. The area was clean and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank arter57
Reviewed 20 December 2018

A great way to spend a half day especially if you enjoy a good walk, from the Cruise ship. The main park and square is at the giant sailfish, plenty of places to wander and down side streets for shopping, the tourist shops tend t...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rod-BHill
Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

Lots of picture worthy places here, by the big fish, lots of vendors and spots to buy locally made souvenirs, it’s a pleasant place to spend the evening specially in December it’s nicely lit and lots of family friendly activities.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank fo0d_lov3r
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

It's a great way to spend a half day especially if you enjoy a good walk. Take a bus and get off along where the charter fishing boats are. At the giant sailfish wander down the street for the tourist shops.Be sure to walk far...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paul D
Reviewed 6 December 2018

With a overcast and a view of the harbor, this is a fun stop if you are visiting this city. Located in downtown, the harbor is parked with battlships and tugboats. The mountains surrounding the harbor have local houses/apartemts built going up the hills. There...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank VegasKhan
Reviewed 11 November 2018

There are souvenir shops, restaurants, bars, convenience shops all off the cruise ship dock where money could be spent. A small walking area in front of the port, all looking at the smoke stack of the power generation plant. Compared to other 'resort' towns, this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This is the perfect good old mexican downtown, a lot of history and traditional places to visit in Manzanillo.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Cmemije
Reviewed 19 June 2018

There isn't much to see or do. If you want to stop here as a cruiseport, you will likely be disappointed. hey need t get busy and create something worth seeing. This is the place where 10 was filmed with Bo Derek-remember?

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank CieD1
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Before leaving our hotel, we went to the center and looked around. We were able to visit some shops near the park. What little we saw was positive. We were able to eat ice cream 🍦 in one of the businesses in the area, very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Eric M
13 February 2017|
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Response from courtneyc97 |
If you walk out to the road ( about a 10 min walk down the long driveway) and wait for ome of the many local buses that have a 1 in the front window, you can just flag them down and take the interesting ride to el centro... More
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Lisa M
23 February 2015|
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Yes! Plenty of places,just ask a Taxi driver! Colima Bay Cafe a very cool,fun place with entertaining servers and live music events! Stayed many times at Tesoro and the Entertainment Staff will take you out on a kind of Club... More
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