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A great place for jogging!

Twice during my stay in Puerto Vallarta, I went jogging on the Malecon. I love the open-air... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Edmonton, Canada
Great Shopping Experience!

We felt safe shopping and there were some beautiful views of the water along the way! we took lots... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kansas City, Missouri
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Paseo Diaz Ordaz | 11 Blocks of This Esplanade Along the Waterfront, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Twice during my stay in Puerto Vallarta, I went jogging on the Malecon. I love the open-air experience where a gentle ocean breeze fans your body as you run in slightly wafting tropical heat. About 800 meters north of the Malecon, you will find a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We felt safe shopping and there were some beautiful views of the water along the way! we took lots of great photos!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ask your driver to take to the Malecon. Once there pick a direction. South toward the romatic zone or North. Either way there is plkeant to see and do. Shopping galore. Resturants everywhere. Street vendors. Tequila. You will have fun and enjoy it.

Thank Mgruen2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful! Definitely a place to visit! Plenty of picture opportunities, restaurants, shopping, etc. Great for couples or families!

Thank asulecki1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plenty of restaurants and gift shops along the Malecon. If you are a "picture taker" there are some good choices.

Thank oceanquest33
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

There are many food vendors as well as restaurants. It’s a great place to walk around eat and watch the sunsets or if you’re like me and like watching the everyday life of other cultures . Of there are going to be people trying to...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Its not hard to please my wife and I, but when we walked down the Malecon we were harassed constantly with timeshare people. Even when we said no we don't want anything to do with it they would still keep on the pitch. All we...More

Thank Kyle M
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The Malecon, also known as the Boardwalk, is a wide, concrete walkway along the ocean in downtown Puerto Vallarta. It is great for an afternoon or early evening stroll where you can see art, sculpture and street performers. They also sell street food and other...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2018

It's very touristy, but it's still a nice stroll, whether during the day or at night. There are plenty of things to see, eat, and experience, as well as multitudinous shops selling virtually anything/everything imaginable.

Thank Jeanne P
Reviewed July 29, 2018

beautiful; views and shopping. right near the flea market. best place to get a good deal on Tequila or clothes or snacks or pretty much anything else. support local merchants.

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Laurie F
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Response from Brian L | Reviewed this property |
A nice 15 minute stroll.
efren c
May 11, 2018|
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Response from WorldTravelsTandJ | Reviewed this property |
Hi Efren, I agree Taxis are certainly an option and reasonable in price. By the time you factor in time and parking you can already be there for 1/2 and hour. Buses run frequently and are real cheap if you want a more... More
January 24, 2018|
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Response from singer59 | Reviewed this property |
No, the real pyramids are on the other side of Mexico, or at the sites mentioned above. If you stay in Cancun, Chichin Itza is a day trip - usually you can either drive it yourself, or take a tour (which is what we did) - a... More