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Malecon

George Washington Avenue, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-935-2063
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Relaxation by the sea!

Our hotel was literally right across from the Malecon and it was one of our favorite places just to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kenneth C
Promenade Therapy

The fresh air and crystal waters will transport your soul to another dimension. Quite therapeutic... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Carmen J
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This popular thoroughfare is home to luxury hotels and casinos as well as historic monuments and statues.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good28%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“adrian tropical” (13 reviews)
“el malecon” (12 reviews)
“long stretch” (4 reviews)
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George Washington Avenue, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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+1 809-935-2063
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$90 per adult
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"adrian tropical"
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"el malecon"
in 12 reviews
"long stretch"
in 4 reviews
"ocean breeze"
in 3 reviews
"washington avenue"
in 5 reviews
"heavy traffic"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful avenue"
in 3 reviews
"ocean side"
in 3 reviews
"caribbean sea"
in 10 reviews
"nice walk"
in 9 reviews
"night life"
in 3 reviews
"locals"
in 21 reviews
"coastline"
in 6 reviews
"jog"
in 8 reviews
"obelisco"
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"parade"
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"stroll"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our hotel was literally right across from the Malecon and it was one of our favorite places just to sit and read a book. The ocean waves are relaxing and there are plenty of people and wildlife to look at. George Washington Ave can be...More

Thank Kenneth C
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The fresh air and crystal waters will transport your soul to another dimension. Quite therapeutic in every sense of the word...you will be captivated. For travelers, the promenade is often congested during weekdays.

Thank Carmen J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice area to walk and take in the scenery right by the ocean. I went here during the day with friends. You can find places to eat in nearby hotels .

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The seafront is the crown jewel of every coastal city, not so in Santo Domingo. The city’s Malecon has enough natural beauty to captivate visitors, unfortunately, it’s plagued by littering and neglect. The sunsets are as breathtaking as the sewage odor coming from the sea....More

Thank Harry P
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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

They need to clean this area up where the ocean meets as it is littered with debris and garbage in the water

Thank duane w
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

If you are in SD a quick trip to Malecon is worth it. Stay at the busty end where there is a lot of action restaurants hotels to get the vibe

Thank Ronald R
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

The Malecon is overrated, not a place you can walk at night even during the day there are a heavy police presence. There are areas where you can not even see the beach due to the huge amount of litter on the local beach, wave...More

4  Thank Catharina V
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

A very nice place to walk around and enjoy the weather. During the night the place changes with locals having a very good time. Swing by and have fun!

1  Thank AnaNelson25
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Reviewed January 26, 2018

Sad to see a place that should be gorgeous just left to rot. Too dangerous to visit at night, garbage piling up on shore. I LOVE Santo Domingo and love the DR, but this was unfortunate.

2  Thank Adam A
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Reviewed January 26, 2018

It is very nice to walk, around the big international hotels (like Sheraton, Catalonia, Jaragua) because it is safe. But if you look down to the shore, you will see all kind of trash, rats, old abandon clothes and shoes, disgusting, People does not care...More

1  Thank Christie S
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Charlene W
March 1, 2018|
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Response from Adam A | Reviewed this property |
It's a bit broad of a question as it really depends where you are. In the resort heavy areas like Punta Cana you are guided to stay at the resort (there are no local communities there until recently as it was literally... More
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T O
February 7, 2018|
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Response from AnaNelson25 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not the best stretch! Go further away from the Zona Colonial and you will see real Santo Domingo night life!!!
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puert0_plata
January 6, 2018|
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Response from Miguel G | Reviewed this property |
Hay una pequeña playa llamada Guibia pero no está limpia ni bien cuidada. Tiene una hermosa vista, pero no se recomienda nadar allí. Yo creo que está cerrado.
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