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Quite a place!

Though I only walked about half of the malecon I was pleased to see how clean it is. It certainly... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
Mexico City, Mexico
Stroll the Malecon

Mahahual an alternative to the busier tourist areas in Mexico. If you're looking for a more relaxed... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
Paul S
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“silver reef”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great malecon, clean, nice vendors. Alll in all a wonderful experience. The ocean is wonderful and all the food places are great!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Karen R
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Though I only walked about half of the malecon I was pleased to see how clean it is. It certainly invites you to grab a cold one and relax clearing your mind.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank porff
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Mahahual an alternative to the busier tourist areas in Mexico. If you're looking for a more relaxed setting then this is for you

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed August 8, 2018

I loved mahahual, it's the second time i come back in this place. It's beautiful, lovely people, and lot of help of locals.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Melanie L
Reviewed July 15, 2018

We took the Three dollar per person "tram" from Costa Maya Port. Mahahualhas never recovered from a recent hurricane. Most of the town is made up of abandon concrete buildings with grass growing out of the slabs. There is some development along the beach walkway...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank ocean_1mh
Reviewed July 6, 2018

We love coming here and understand this IS real Mexico. The boardwalk runs along the beach but it’s not commercialized so you get local crafts, local restaurants, and great massages. The people can be pushy, but they’re just trying to make a living. Be nice,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
6  Thank CherylandBrett
Reviewed June 4, 2018

When you get out of the taxi and are greeted immediately, by name, you know it's gonna be a good day! Bety and Miguel are absolutely fantastic! The food was totally authentic, the drinks were just as they should be, perfectly mixed and cold, and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Christina D
Reviewed April 5, 2018

The Malecone in Mahahual is great with lots of shops and restaurants. Be aware of the Crazy Lobster. Get prices before ordering anything!!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank SanPedroJewel
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

I will not complain about things that are unable to control, such as the seagrass that was on the beach. Some businesses tried to keep it clear by raking and taking it away, but the southern end was pretty bad and smelly. This has been...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank viajePALZ
Reviewed March 23, 2018

We strolled the Malecon every day multiple times. Finding new adventures each day. Gorgeous beaches. I was in the mood for shopping some days but the clothing selection was not the best. Beautiful jewelry can be find if you look hard but the T-shirts and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Stilljill
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September 11, 2018|
Response from CherylandBrett | Reviewed this property |
The roads are uneven and rough. We didn’t see a single vehicle with a wheelchair lift.
August 25, 2016|
Response from landstev | Reviewed this property |
Essentially all of the restaurants along the Malecon "face" the beach. I can't say whether or not they will negotiate prices less than their printed menu. Occasionally there will be beer specials "pailful of bottled beer for... More