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La Guancha

Playa de Ponce, Ponce, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #5 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Beaches
Activities: Swimming
Description: Ponce's boardwalk and beach area isn't so popular for swimming, but the people-watching and socializing are great.
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Waterville, Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Went in January so not much of the boardwalk shopes were open. The beach is ok, not much sand and grass was all dried out. The beach needs improvement. there was a tower to climb and that was fun.

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Carolina, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I like the atmosphere, there is food every where and music. On the weekends the place JAMS!!! It is a great place to go with family and share the good times. there is plenty of parking for free and all kinds of foods...there is a park for kids to play and it is clean and safe...easy ride from San Juan.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

La Guancha in Ponce at day brings you tranquility and peace for you to think clearly and have a good conversation with friends!

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Cotuit, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

After the Carnivale parade was over we headed to this very new boardwalk. It was a Sunday night so only a few places were open. We stopped and watched some very good older salsa dancing right on the sidewalk. During the day it would be filled with tourists and locals alike as it's mostly a dining location along the pretty... More

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We went on a gorgeous Sunday afternoon & this place epitomizes the PR culture at it's best. All little snack venues for some great authentic puerto rico home made cooking with Salseros all performning live at differnt staions, it was one huge public jam session at its finest. People dancing, happy, kids playing & riding bikes in a closed street... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Go eat at Tango and ask for Genie. She is so spunky. I love her. Service was wonderful and food was great. Even the Conch.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

food is not good, actually nasty fried selections. Boardwalk is not so long, may be entertaining if entertainment was happening. Not even all that great for people watching.

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Apollo Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Beautiful clear waters with huge Tarpon and other fish on a marina. Food mostly fried. $8 for beef empanada. No ATH means no credit cards accepted.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Don't go there to eat. Several places closed. Mostly fried food was available and it was not particularly good.

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Ponce, null, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

24 food station with variable menu (see food, comidas criollas, apperitives, soda, beers, drinks general and specials, soups and others), also have music, karaoke music , dance, activities salon, light house, fish club, big parcking, beach back of Ponce Hilton Hotel, child areas and more. :-) Important Security Police

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