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Address: Salinas, Ecuador

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Pleasant views, many shops and restaurants.

Nice place to walk, people watch, scope out the Resturante and shops. Active from early morning to late in the evening. Bustling. Ocean views, people, benches to sit on for a bit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2016
Phillip J
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Cuenca, Ecuador
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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68 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four years ago I was here, lots of good restaurants, lost of sand beaches, nice combination between sports, food and relax. Now it's gone. Restaurants are nothing special to bad (of course there are still exceptions), a lot empty buildings, more expensive and more street sellars. It's nothing special anymore.

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Thank Winfred N
Quito, Ecuador
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61 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This malecon is a great place to enjoy the beach, nice places to eat and rest. Salinas is a very clean and organized beach, you can perform multiples activities there

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Thank Julio T
Cuenca, Ecuador
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58 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Nice place to walk, people watch, scope out the Resturante and shops. Active from early morning to late in the evening. Bustling. Ocean views, people, benches to sit on for a bit. Great place for daily runs/walks.

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Thank Phillip J
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Malecon its a great place to visit ..lovely view at nigths perfect to stay to enjoy the ocean. I will be back again

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Strolling or driving we observed a lovely environment with locals and tourists mixing and chatting as small restaurants local food

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Ontario
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142 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Take a nice long walk along the malecon , you will see many boats in the bay, lots of people in the water, many vendors along the way selling ice cream, water , colas and other goods. And when you are ready to eat just cross the street and pick one of the numerous restaurants there. Just a note..... there... More 

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Thank Pat M
Ecuador
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35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

This is a resort beach where you can find nice hotels and apartments for rent. Beach is nice, bit Is tou are looking for a tranquil Beach this Is not for you!

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Thank PHOTOTRAVELER-4-FUN
Charlottetown, Canada
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

The Malecon is so beautiful. Walk the length of it slowly and people watch. Or take a horse and buggy ride or stop for a cold beer. New Years Eve is not to be missed. Thousands come out to mingle and party and watch the world class fireworks. And I felt safe enough to walk home late night.

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Thank Wendy B
mtl
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

We spent 2 days out of 4 planned in Salinas, besides the week-end where many local families goes there, we did not see may tourists. We were expecting more restaurants and bars with more people in them

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Thank skyzen00
Tampa, Florida
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520 reviews
228 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 391 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

My first time visiting Playa Salinas was back in November of 2012. I fell in love with its simplicity of the beach town for the most part and wanted to return someday. In 2015 I had the opportunity to return and I was most impressed with the renovations to the Malecon with the addition of the bridge and boat docking... More 

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