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Malecon

Mazatlan, Mexico
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Ranked #4 of 54 Attractions in Mazatlan
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Stretching from the original Mazatlan past the Golden Zone to the end of Cerritos Beach, Mazatlan's waterfront street is the backbone of the city.
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Mazatlan, Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My best memories are strolling down the Malecon. So much is going on it's hard to stay focused, but the cool sea air comes in, the locals are jogging. You can stop and watch the sunset, or rise. You can walk down to the beach and drink a Pacifico. You can meet locals surf fishing or selling their goods. You... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We walk the Malecon several times a week. Love the oceans view and well maintained walkway. Interesting palapa type restaurants on the beach serve excellent fare.

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Philadelphia, PA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The Malecon is a lovely 3-4 mile seawall/walkway along the sea in Mazatlan. We rented bicycles and rode along the length of the walk. There are lovely views of the city and many beachfront restaurants and vendors to enjoy.

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Chihuahua
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Nothing like a loooong walk or drive on the beach. Amazing spot for pictures too! Perfectly safe and ideal for the whole family.

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El Paso, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This is the heart of the beach area, as far as where tourists and locals can take a stroll. especially late afternoon and evening.

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Nepean
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15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Very easy to walk on without having to watch every step as you do with many of the sidewalks. A great place to people watch. A good variety of restaurants and vendors.

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Culiacan, Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The boardwalk in Mazatlán is becoming nicer by the day. They are really taking care of it and it is always fun,especially during the vacation seasons. It doesn´t have many places with sahde ,but there are lots of restaurants and you can drink all over......just across the streets there are oxxos and Little markets where you can buy snacks and... More

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San Diego, CA
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38 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The Malecon in Mazatlan is about 6 miles long, and one of the longest stretches of continuous beach anywhere. We like starting at the Zona Dorada end, near Valentino's, and heading to the Centro in a pulmonia. We ask the driver to take the Malecon as far as he can, and it's wonderful. The return trip, made at sunset, offers... More

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Monterrey NL
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124 reviews 124 reviews
58 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Lots of people walking around, locals with their dogs, crafts for sale, local seafood restaurants, and beautifull sea view

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The walk is long and hot but it's worth it, the views are spectacular and the sculptures are very pretty.

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