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El Malecon

Centro Habana, Havana, Cuba
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Full of life.

A place to see a sunset and hangout with friends without expending money. Lot of little... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ivonne P
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Sunset on the Malecon is amazing.

Picture perfect sunset. In the evening there are always a lot of people hanging around. The Malecon... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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“sea breeze” (32 reviews)
Centro Habana, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A place to see a sunset and hangout with friends without expending money. Lot of little restaurants/paladares on "calle 1" where you can seat and enjoy the "malecon" which is a watter front sidewalk.

Thank Ivonne P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Picture perfect sunset. In the evening there are always a lot of people hanging around. The Malecon is very long, and as you walk it you will see diff statues and land marks etc. it's really hot in the day so the evening would be...More

Thank SamirNYC112
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great for the breezes and the people watching. Go for sunset, but go back for the real scene. Gorgeous view

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful, tranquil the malecon stretches on for miles. See public art, watch public displays of affection or even go fishing. The people watching is the best and "strawberry/chocolate ice cream is on the trail. The malecon is great place to watch the sunset or meet...More

Thank Marc T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great views, we rented Bicycles and really enjoyed the sights, they are some places to refresh your self, not a great place to eat. For architecture lovers is a paradise, you can see time evolve before your eyes... Most people take the classic American Car...More

Thank Alejandro F
Reviewed 4 days ago

My sister and I walked part of the Malecon in Havana. She has somewhat limited mobility, so we didn't go very far, but it was beautiful and fun. Biggest challenge was crossing over 4 lanes of fast moving traffic with no crosswalks or traffic signals,...More

Thank Sally H
Reviewed 4 days ago

I enjoy because you can see how people try to enjoy the Cuban and the Mexican get together and be there until the next morning

Thank Cesar V
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful drive and to see everyone gathering in the evening to enjoy the ocean breeze and friends is very cool! Take a ride in a classic convertible down the scenic road it was one of the best memories we made!

Thank Dessie C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Another historic site in la habana,that has lots of history, and most important, you do not get charged like other places in the world to visit

Thank Orlando M
Reviewed 4 days ago

On a saturday night we walked down here to watch the locals dance and drink. It was like a large street party. You must see the Malecon when in Havana

Thank Melinda H
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October 14, 2016|
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Response from dmrbay | Reviewed this property |
To save money to give food to the Cubans, and to fight the embargo imposed by the imperialist countries like the USA and Britain
Olivia K
January 25, 2016|
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Response from Luis13yF | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! I just came back from Habana. I stayed in my former home 500 m from the Malecón. When floods like that happen it always take not more than 16 hours to recede. Floods as that are one or 2 times per year at most.
Faranak S
October 14, 2015|
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Response from Suzanne7Losangeles | Reviewed this property |
I would go to and from or vice versa the Hotel Nacional toward the fort. One to one and a half hours round trip with a couple of cafes along the way. Lovely and interesting.