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Puerto Vallarta's El Malecon Boardwalk

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Address: | Downtown, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
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Great evening walk

Nice relaxing evening stroll. Really enjoyed the familly ambience that we felt as we walked the are amidst the locals.

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chilliwack
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice relaxing evening stroll. Really enjoyed the familly ambience that we felt as we walked the are amidst the locals.

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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It seems every year we come to Puerto Vallerta they have extended the Malecon (walkway along the bay) and added to the art. So romantic and beautiful.

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Richmond, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After the big remodel some years back, El Malecon is a bustling location for an evening stroll, street food, street performers and nightlife. It snot that long but there is a really nice view and you can walk all along the beach. If you're lucky you can usually spot some nice rock art or sand sculptures made by locals. You... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth the money. Both food and show was better than expected. Also well entertained on boat ride both ways.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice board walk. Would recommend for shopping the fancier shops, or going to the night clubs. Hood for walks or runs.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Families in their Sunday best enjoying a beautiful sunset over the Paciifc Ocean. Have a beer -or 2- in one of the sidewalk cafes. Look up at the hill behind the Malecon to the overwelming structure of the church of Our Lady of Guadalupe and the cobble stone streets of old Puerto Vallarta ( where Elizabeth Taylor's home is now... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A good place for viewing the local culture and people watching. Lots of restaurants and gift shops. Good evening views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been coming to PV for 5 years. One of our daily rituals is to take a walk on the boardwalk every evening after dinner. It is one of the most enjoyable experiences. You run into people of all walks of life and all nationalities. You come across some of the best desserts sold from the locals' food carts.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my wife had a night out in malecon and it was really good night lots of bars and restaurants to choose from

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Malecon is the focal point of all that is Vallarta... This is a free tourist attraction that is a simple walk with a kaleidoscope of sights and sounds !!... My favorite time to be on the Malecon is for an after dinner stroll... You won't even know that you are getting casual workout in this circus like atmosphere !!...... More 

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