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Address: George Washington Avenue, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Phone Number: 8099352063
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This popular thoroughfare is home to luxury hotels and casinos as well as...

This popular thoroughfare is home to luxury hotels and casinos as well as historic monuments and statues.

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Nice view, close to traffic but worth a look

We visited the Malecon a few times during a week long visit. I enjoyed the outdoor gym and watching the nightly zumba class. There are lots of places to walk and a good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2016
rob k
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Boston, Massachusetts

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Europe
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Malecon is a great place to get in a walk or a jog while you're travelling in the city. The ocean view is excellent.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the waterfront of Santo Domingo. Is very lengthy (many kms). There are some spots along the way for people to eat informal street food (would not recommend) and a couple of restaurants along the way (would only recommend one or two). Visited mostly by locals. Be aware of safety issues along the way. Days are safer that nights.... More 

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Puerto Rico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

its a great place to go and see the hole carribean sea although it needs soms repear and maybe some safty at night

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

For some reason, even though Santo Domingo is on the water and has a great deal of potential, for some reason, the city has not done a very good job keeping up the waterfront promenade called the Malecon. During the day, the sun reveals cracked sidewalks, lots of litter, broken benches and a lot (a LOT) of broken glass and... More 

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Omaha, NE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

When in the area, my wife and I love to stroll the Malecon and enjoy the blue waters and Dominican culture. We particularly like the Monument to the Sisters, and the venues for music and cocktails nearby.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We visited the Malecon a few times during a week long visit. I enjoyed the outdoor gym and watching the nightly zumba class. There are lots of places to walk and a good playground for young kids nearby. The central area near the development seems quite safe. There always was a security presence when we were there. There are lots... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Love it.... À lot of activities at night by the ocean very romantic for a long walk very nice hotel, club and casino around. But durant the day is a nightmare with the traffic.... That give you time to enjoy the ocean

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The most gorgeous view, during the day, afternoon or night......just gorgeous to watch the ocean, the view is simply spectacular. The Malecon is known as the worlds largest nightclub..........once the sun goes down it is beer, music and dancing till 3 or 4 am!! The view from the hotels on the strip is the most attractive commodity!!!!! Great jogging, great... More 

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New York City, New York
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

It's very packed sometimes, but friendly people, restaurants and bars, great place to walk and relax.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

I love to walk along the malecon and feel the breeze of the sea on the warm nights of Santo Domingo.

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