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Address: Manzanillo, Mexico
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Boardwalk offering scenic views of the town and the ocean.

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Short Seaside Walk in Working Port City

The Malecon area in Manzanillo is not a "touristy" as others that one finds in Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, etc. This is a working port and it shows. But the huge sailfish... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Malecon area in Manzanillo is not a "touristy" as others that one finds in Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, etc. This is a working port and it shows. But the huge sailfish statue and nearby plaza do offer some appeal for a stroll.

Thank Richard289
San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly locals. Good prices. Touristy but not crowded. Easy off and on from cruise ship. Weather in December is perfect.

Thank VictoriaK2
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was cool to do and see. The best part was feeding the birds. It was hilarious. Throw some crushed up crackers on the ground and you will have a thousand birds at your feet.

Thank Tammy0868
Calgary, Canada
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457 reviews
231 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 350 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This is a lovely area to walk around, see the statues and ships in harbour. It was very clean and we felt safe. Great place to get some exercise, enjoy a relaxing time and learn about this part of Manzanillo. People were very friendly. It had the biggest Mexican flag and the huge blue fish statue.

1 Thank seetheworld2014
Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We did some shopping and walked around the area. There is lots of little stores and different little restaurants. It felt very safe.

1 Thank Crystal L
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The blue "Sail Fish" statue is huge and represents the fact that Manzanillo is one of the best area for deep sea fishing. Along the malecon (seaside sidewalk) there are many beautiful and interesting statues.

Thank Suzanne L
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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126 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

The malecon is a nice spot to take a walk outside of the tourist area. Seeing the enormous statue of the sailfish is a MUST while in Manzanillo bc it is sailfish capital of the world. Plus, a completely different view of the bay than what you see in the tourist district & you pass Mexico's biggest port along the... More 

1 Thank daisymae531
Concord, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Zihuatenjo has a great, quiet, maldecon with beautiful bronzes of the women whe created the culture. Manzanillo's maldecon reflects it's history from a pirate stop to the bustling port it's today. PV has a busy maldecon, touristas and Mexicanos vacationing, go while a footbal final is on, what a rush.

Thank GinaSarbo
San Francisco, California
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14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The Malecon loops around to the lagoon side of the bar. The restaurants and bars are all good; it would be hard to pick a favorite. There is music somewhere every night. The streets are clean a well-lit, even if the parking is farther away. A little Spanish helps, but there is always someone who peaks English.

Thank Susan R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

small but enjoyable. Lots of little shops to buy souvenir. lovely wam water. A few navy boats to look at. This is a good place to people watch have lunch and relax. You can watch the way of life from the locals as they go about their business and are all very friendly and happy to talk with you. A... More 

Thank galvatronic

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