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Malecon

La Paz, Mexico
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Ranked #3 of 24 Attractions in La Paz
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Shopping
Description: Beachside shopping street, providing you with spectacular views of the palm tree - lined beach as you browse through shops and restaurants.
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Holland, Michigan, United States
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

The "Malecon" is the heart of this city and the most beautiful view of the Sea of Cortez . . . especially for the FABULOUS sunsets!!! It is hard to get enough of this view! Many people gather in this area in the evening to eat at one of the many restaurants, enjoy ice cream, walk, jog, visit, etc. The... More

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The heart of Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

The Malecon is one sight you do not want to miss when you visit La Paz and it is very close to where most tourists will stay anyway. The statues are wonderful. When the sun goes down, it is the HAPPENING place in La Paz. During the day, you can walk along the beachfront for shells and stop for a... More

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Martinez, California, Usa
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Safe walkway right on the water. Several restaurants and a few shops, but more shopping on side streets and a block or two up from the water. Actually gets busier at night, when the weather cools down, many families and people gather along the waterfront to play, picnic and party.

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Corpus Christi
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great artwork along the waterfront. I wish our waterfront city had statues to admire. Wear comfortable shoes along the statue side and take pictures, then cross the street and have drinks, food and shop.

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San Antonio, Texas
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498 reviews 498 reviews
95 attraction reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The malecon here has undergone some very nice renovations over the years. I would even go so far as to say it one of the most beautiful in Mexico. The carnival that is held here in the spring or each year is popular and a Mexican fiesta not to be missed. The parade held in the evening is worth buying... More

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Texas, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I've traveled of Mexico's Malecon's and most of them are nice but either really short or dirty and abandon at parts. But NOT this one...it is clean and well preserved there is plenty of restaurants... and some night life..... bunch of local business and Hotels.... all in all it is a great place to got do any of these activities... More

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Eagle, Idaho
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A terrific ocean front walkway with views, art sculptures, access to the restaurants, shopping, and food carts that are some of the best we've ever seen

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Todos Santos, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Clean; well kept. Beautiful spot to walk. Lots of good restaurants & art galleries within walking distance. Nice, friendly, helpful people. Bus depot for tourists is right on the malecon. One can take a bus there to Cabo. Very helpful tourist police.

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Mesa, Arizona
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Our cruise took a detour to La Paz due to a hurricane. We were pretty disappoint however La Paz didn't let us down. Malecon is a very scenic walk the ocean is on one side and all of the shops are on the opposite side. So much to see and take in the people are very friendly and don't haggle... More

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Bothell
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Plenty to see and do here, the locals love to use this area for exercise. In the evenings families are out for strolls, there are joggers and cyclists with a nice designated lane area, and street vendors out as well. This makes for a wonderful family evening out enjoying the sunset and some brave souls even go for a swim... More

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