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Address: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Phone Number: 0986910150
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Stretching for several miles along the Rio Guayas, this lively boardwalk is...

Stretching for several miles along the Rio Guayas, this lively boardwalk is well-patrolled day and night and features small food stands, other eateries and a blend of historic and modern buildings.

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Malecón 2000

Pleasant place for a stroll along the river while people watching. A mall for shopping and places to eat and have a beer.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Scott M
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Key West, Florida, United States

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were there on a weekday so that could be why, but they clearly put a lot of money into this boardwalk but there isn't much action. Nice to go for a walk if you have a layover here.

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Key West, Florida, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pleasant place for a stroll along the river while people watching. A mall for shopping and places to eat and have a beer.

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Thank Scott M
Georgia, USA
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483 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 420 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Guayaquil is not a touristy town, so don't expect to be blown away by the local sights. This one is nice for a walk along the waterfront, and perhaps for a photo in front of the big red letters spelling out the city's name. Entrance [points are limited by a high metal fence, but there's plenty of plant life and... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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243 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There isn't much to do in Guayquil so you will probably walk this walkway along the river. This could be nicer if there weren't a lot of fast food spots and a children's park along the way. I had hard there were a lot of nice restaurants and bars here. We never saw any.

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Cleveland, Oh
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946 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The building of a rather elegant and elaborated Malecon (boardwalk) on the broad Guavas river was a very commendable attempt of urban renovation of Guayaquil. The boardwalk is well build, large and comfortable for a nice stroll with the view of the river. Even more modest attempts in other cities result on the development of shops, hotels and restaurants. Here... More 

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Thank marcopolo111
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Malecon provides for a very pleasant walk along the ocean front, with lots of parks, restaurants and museums. However, be careful at the Las Penas end of the Malecon, where signs point to stairs to go up to the Barrio de La Penus. It is very dangerous if walking up anything but the main stairs where there are a... More 

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Thank Spruston
Tomball, Texas
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great boardwalk to walk run and enjoy. It is a very safe place due to a lot of police presence. There are many restaurants and shops along this walk thank you

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Lapedona, Italy
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not a fan of the city. It isn't very tourist friendly, as in there is nothing for tourists to really do. You can go to the Las Penas neighborhood and look at houses, go check out the local churches and walk down the Malecon. The Malecon is one of the best I've been on with activities for children,... More 

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have some time in Guayaquil go for a stroll on the malecon. Enjoy the gardens, stop for a drink or just go for the long walk along the water. It is nice, clean and safe.

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Chelan, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though it was very hot when we walked along this river front malecon, it was beautiful. The city of Guayaquil has done a fine job in creating this special place for everyone to enjoy. Since we were there in January, we missed all the amazing holiday events they sponsored. It looked like it would have been a great time for... More 

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