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Beachside shopping street, providing you with spectacular views of the palm tree - lined beach as you browse through shops and restaurants.
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Valerie W
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sitting eating dinner on the malecon watching the spectacular sunset was the highlight of the trip . Highly recommend Bestia restaurant , wonderful service and food. Taking a walk on the malecon and watching all the boats and ships passing is so relaxing
Written September 23, 2021
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melissa b
15 contributions
If you walk by the seaside, it is wonderful walk. The deep blue and turquoise of the sea, the boats, the sculptures along the way, the sunset, make it super nice place to walk.

The downside are the hotels, bars, restaurants, and souvenir shops that cram the other sidewalk. It could be so much prettier! Most bars and restaurants are blasting music to attract customers, achieving exactly the opposite, some others do not seem clean, and some are simply not cool. We did not find a spot that we liked to sit and have a beer, but there were quite a few ice cream and gelato shops that were nice enough.

Written November 19, 2020
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Jared
Houston, TX65 contributions
Couples
They Malecon is a wonder safe environment for you and your family.I was AMAZED at all the people rollerblading,jogging,and exercising all throughout the day and night.It’s honestly just a peaceful carefree environment that anyone can enjoy.There a many FANTASTIC restaurant and bars for you to choose from or just relax and watch one of the most beautiful sunsets you’ve ever seen.Bottom line-La Paz is a hidden gem and if you ever find this gem I guarantee you will love it.
Written February 3, 2022
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MCPOUSNrtd
Clackamas County, OR560 contributions
Couples
A long, hot 225 mile trip to find out the Malecon was taped off. A major letdown! What was particularly frustrating, there is a very wide bike lane, next to the Malecon, that walkers COULD share with the bike riders, but most of them were quite rude and made frequent “attempts” to convince you they did not want or expect to share! It clearly appeared the City wanted to force walkers to walk across the street where the shops are, at least the 50-60% that were open! Once we saw that, except for some nice sculptures, it was just a long walkway overlooking the same beach, We choose to take a few pixs and leave the Malecon to the bike riders! The Big Box stores are killing downtown and, in my opinion, is turning LP into “just another tourist Beach town” located anywhere in the world. The staff persons in virtually every shop, restaurant, even our hotel, but one, acted almost bored with our presence like it was a distraction from their phones! More amazing, in most cases, we were their first, and possibly only, customers of the day! I’d for years about the Malecon and LP in general and really wanted to have an alternative to Cabo, but after this visit (with a guide, by the way), I have to say Cabo feels more like Baja and LP feels like Pismo Beach!
Written September 5, 2020
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Amazonia1606
Vernon, Canada110 contributions
The Mala on really is wonderful...everyone omes out to walk in the evening... tourists, families with young children etc. There are numerous sculptures and statues from one end to the other. There's even a separate bike lane!
Written February 4, 2020
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Wendy V
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada1,101 contributions
You really can't go to La Paz without "doing" the malecon. It's a central attraction in the city, really, spanning the harbour front and providing fodder for people-watching, appreciating the harbour, finding good food, and getting some exercise. There is lovely public art, a great variety of restaurants, and a nice flat place to walk, run, cycle (on the bike path), skateboard, and rollerblade. Don't miss it.
Written May 20, 2020
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SV Shameless
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Gorgeous scenery, lovely flowers, amazing art and statues, and plenty of happy people. Walk the whole thing from Marina Cortez to Marina Palmira to really experience La Paz's living room and the gorgeous sea views! Plenty of restaurants, bars, ice cream, steet vendors, and shops on the opposite side of the street. The entire Malecon is wheelchair accessible. Pay restrooms are located at the skate park pavilion on the south end (near Applebee's) and at the bus terminal.
Written January 13, 2020
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Steven Mlodinow
Longmont, CO42 contributions
I love La Paz's Malecon.

When you walk along the Malecon, you are absorbed into Mexico, surrounded by local families taking walks, groups of friends chatting, joggers running after (or before) work, young folks skating along on roller skates or boards.. The Malecon is broad enough to accommodate these various activities

The Malecon is actually a stone tile walkway, several miles in length, along the city's waterfront. On one side, the Ensenada de la La Paz, sprinkled with small boats, pelicans, herons, terns, gulls. On the other side, a variety of eateries.

I find this area so relaxing. A place to be a tourist without feeling like one.
Written February 9, 2020
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lunablanca2012
San Miguel de Cozumel, Mexico108 contributions
Friends
In La Paz you can enjoy a walk of 4 kms and unforgettable sunsets on the Sea of Cortez. I suggest you a visit at the handycraft centre where the prices of the work are bargain indeed. The place is really huge and peaceful, but especially very clean.
Written March 24, 2020
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RickThreeBears
Washington DC, DC59 contributions
We walked down to the Malecon every day. It is so nice to stroll along watching the people enjoying themselves, the children playing and the sun sparkling on the beautiful water. Having something like this within walking distance of your home would be mind-blowing!
Written March 14, 2020
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