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A small malecon

I was pleasantly surprised that this roadway was so clean, as I saw plenty of trash in the northern... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Knoxville, Tennessee
It's Very Nice!

This is a road alongside the shore, and it really is a vey nice beach, plenty of craft and food... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
Dave C
Alexandria, Virginia
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Malecon, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised that this roadway was so clean, as I saw plenty of trash in the northern D.R. The drive is attractive, and of course you can see the beach and sea on one side. It's a nice way to pass through Puerto...More

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Reviewed August 26, 2018

This is a road alongside the shore, and it really is a vey nice beach, plenty of craft and food vendors. Police and military acting as police are everywhere, so quite safe. I want as part of a tour and would not have gone otherwise,...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

We drove all through town and along the waterfront during a city tour that we did as an excursion with Carnival. Saw lots of true culture of the island, fisherman and the statue off shore and the Fort San Felipe which was interesting.

Thank Travelin M
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Booked a Puerto Plata and cable car tour. One part was stopping here for lunch. Architecture and church are beautiful.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed August 6, 2018

was interesting and secure by the police, you can visiting and buy souvenir, but deal with them and be carefull about cigar office.

Thank Stephane L
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Gingerbread Victorian wood carvings highlight this old structure. Unusual for this area.This not a destination but included in the Plaza stop on a tour of historical Puerto Plaza.

Thank Russell F
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Mystic View in the atmosphere. It’s a fantastic panoramic view of the coast from the top of Central Mountain! The price to take the Teleférico is very affordable for tourist! Puerto Plata has many interesting Natural Sights and Amazing Beaches with Clear water and white...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

There is some beautiful architecture in Puerto Plata, it is a pity that some of the buildings are however poorly taken care of. All in all, the energy of the place to me was not a very welcoming, pleasant or vibrant one, but rather a...More

Thank Carrie V
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Informative and beautiful ..comfortable bus ride and delicious lunch .. Lots of walking take bottled water with you OR stop at one of the many cafes .. Great day !!

Thank Mary B
Reviewed April 26, 2018

We originally wanted to go to Big Lee's for lunch on our outing day. But when we arrived we realized that the building actually had BigLee's on one side and Lucy's on the other. We met a fellow Canadian sitting on the deck with her...More

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Marcia R
January 17, 2017|
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Response from Pclarkey | Reviewed this property |
it's more of a afternoon walk. with bars pitched along the oceanfront. depending on the time of year and specific location of the malecon the beach can be absolutely beautifull. I can recommend big less beach bar for a place... More
Terri R
April 27, 2016|
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
The Malecon is on the eastern end of Puerto Plata. Best to hire a taxi to take you. It is about a 20 min. drive - you will pass through the City - it will depend which route you want to take - a reputable cabbie will give... More
January 19, 2016|
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Response from Jane S | Reviewed this property |
As with any country or destination, you must be careful and aware of your location. I would not carry large amounts of money, cameras, expensive jewellery etc. In most cases you would likely hire a taxi or do a tour booked... More