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Malecon

Address: Manzanillo, Mexico
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Ranked #12 of 17 Attractions in Manzanillo
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
Activities: Walking
Owner description: Boardwalk offering scenic views of the town and the ocean.
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Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
Activities: Walking
Owner description: Boardwalk offering scenic views of the town and the ocean.
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maple ridge
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

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 

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San Diego, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

It's a small malecon but with a couple of cool looking ships. It's right downtown and there are several souvenir shops in the area.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

It was a quiet and nice time that I spent sitting on a bench, having a soft drink and enjoy the view. The huge marlin statue is amazing. If you are an outgoing person, you can make a good conversation with the locals or just enjoy some music if you carry a music player around. It was a nice stop... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

This is in the heart of downtown, there are bands playing all day and most of the evening, the navy base is right next door so you may see some unque ships close up, There is a beautiful walkway along the water where you can see locals fishing for dinner. there are alot of street vendors but all of them... More 

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San Diego, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
47 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Quaint and charming, next to fishing boats and coast guard it offers beautiful sites, great food and relaxation.

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Ensenada, Mexico
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Not much else to do. Nothing like Pier 39 in S.F. A few shops that sell tourist trinkets, a few dining establishments, the city hall. Not even much action in the harbor (i.e. boats) to look at. Save to walk down. Might be fun on an evening when events are planned (i.e. street faire).

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Crestline, California
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138 reviews 138 reviews
16 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

See local monuments along the way. There "mangos on a stick" available. Great swimming on the bay, with Umbrellas, or surfing on the ocean side HUGE WAVES!

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Gatesville, TX
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266 reviews 266 reviews
134 attraction reviews
267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

During our Mexican Riviera cruise on Carnival Spirit we stopped in Manzanillo. Since we didn't have any excursions booked our plan was to walk along the Malecon and go into town for lunch and souvenir shopping. There hadn't been many reviews of the malecon so we were pleasantly surprised by the nice quiet walk along the very clean waterfront. Your... More 

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nw
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

I do a lot of fishing so I like to walk along the malecon. Try to time a walk to be at the local marina, the terra cotta 2 story building right by the train tracks. the local charters come in around noon and you can take a look at the days catch and charter a boat. lots of locals... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

There wasn't much shade along the water front unless you moved to the store fronts.

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