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Puerto Vallarta's El Malecon Boardwalk

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Address: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Phone Number: 22259520
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spend an afternoon and evening

great place to bar crawl, shop and then eat a nice dinner on the beach. very lively and fun area. check it out for a day.

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Chicago, Illinois

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Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

great place to bar crawl, shop and then eat a nice dinner on the beach. very lively and fun area. check it out for a day.

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out of place in TN
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

beautiful place great resturants statues and shops. great for walking all times of the day. check out the church!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love walking El Malecon, it is pure fun. The mimes and characters are so entertaining, this time we took photos with the gnomes...too cute! Great restaurants, clubs and shops line the boardwalk...overall a "do not miss".

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Thank Suzanne B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of my favorite places in the world. Walking on Malecon ( Boardwalk) anytime of the day and you see all sorts of local venders and artists. beautiful bronze life size statues along the side walk makes this place out of this world. Do not miss out sunsets!!!

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texas
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360 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved the boardwalk in PV. It is kept extremely clean and has many beautiful sculptures to admire as you walk along. There are many restaurants and lots of shops to temp you to spend your money. We also enjoyed the mimes that were on the boardwalk. It is especially nice if you like to power walk if you get... More 

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Merritt, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Malecon is a marvelous boardwalk to be best enjoyed in early morning or to catch the sunset. The beautiful pebble designs in the walkway represent Mexican cultures in the area and the bronze public art definitely worth seeing. We thoroughly enjoyed our many walks on the Malecon during our stay in PV.

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Paullina, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are beautiful statues to see and the path itself is a work of art. There are many sand sculptures just over the rail on any given day that are amazing. Beautiful, sunny walk with the Bay of Banderas (Bay of Flags) as its backdrop. Traffic is a safe distance away so you don't have to worry about young ones... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Malecon is a must do in Puerto Vallarta. Strolling along during the afternoon and evening you are delighted with the ocean breeze and the vibrance of people enjoying the many restaurants, clubs and tiendas. We enjoyed pausing to admire the local artists' work, sand sculptures and little shows taking place...at night the pier lights up and the Malecon livens... More 

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Winneconne, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

On any trip to PV the Malecon is a must see. The boardwalk is a pleasant way to see the downtown area. There are several bronze statues on the boardwalk my favorite is the children on the ladder in front of Cheeky Momkeys. Great place to people watch and take photos. There a some great restaurants in the area as... More 

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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful place to walk and watch the ocean. Lots of activity and things to look at. Great photo taking area.

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