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Promenade Therapy

The fresh air and crystal waters will transport your soul to another dimension. Quite therapeutic... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
New York City, New York
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Malecón Santo Domingo

Amazing view of el malecón! So many places to visit. From restaurants to hotels, to simply enjoying... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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This popular thoroughfare is home to luxury hotels and casinos as well as historic monuments and statues.
George Washington Avenue, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-935-2063
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place for an early morning run - not alone ladies! Otherwise a lot of construction, trash and people loitering. I wish cities would realize the value of these beautiful outdoor spaces and clean it up. Anyway, be careful

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank HeloiseRxph
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing view of el malecón! So many places to visit. From restaurants to hotels, to simply enjoying all the local activities made possible by the local residents.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank moisescorporan
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Serpents the Caribbean Sea... breathtaking view when the sun is going to sleep and the moon is out !.. Stroll, Drive, Walk, Run...and some even Fish !, it is full of hotels, casinos, restaurants, and even a business mall and a movie center !

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Olga V
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Our hotel was right off the Malecón if you want to go for a walk it’s a good place to go and sightseeing at night time you have to be very careful with the locals we end up going to eat at small trucks the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank S7215EXjackieg
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Great place to stop by and take pictures but beware of beggars and soliciting. Was told by locals that it can be dangerous if you don't watch your back.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 0513_Mari
Reviewed 9 October 2018

The malecon of santo domingo is a very exciting place to visit you can have a very good experience because they have a lot of things to do including eat and drink

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank herdiz
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We came here on a Saturday morning. Traffic was insane crossing from one side to the other side. We stayed at The Sheraton Hotel just across the Malecon area. Be aware of your surroundings as their were many aggressive street vendors and a talkative drunk....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MandC0218
Reviewed 27 August 2018

It's a long road, but I loved the people sitting on the low guardrail talking, the activities on going from the night life on the city side, and there are areas with activity on the other side. See some surprising monuments (mentioned elsewhere). In the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Erick B
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Our hotel was literally right across from the Malecon and it was one of our favorite places just to sit and read a book. The ocean waves are relaxing and there are plenty of people and wildlife to look at. George Washington Ave can be...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Kenneth C
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

The fresh air and crystal waters will transport your soul to another dimension. Quite therapeutic in every sense of the word...you will be captivated. For travelers, the promenade is often congested during weekdays.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 998carmenj
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LinandMike R
11 August 2018|
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Response from Kenneth C | Reviewed this property |
Might be a bit of a walk, but well worth it! :) It's on the corner Of Av George Washington and Calle Roberto Shomburg. Google maps says it's about a 49 minute walk from your hotel. the best way to go would be to walk down to... More
Charlene W
1 March 2018|
Response from Adam A | Reviewed this property |
It's a bit broad of a question as it really depends where you are. In the resort heavy areas like Punta Cana you are guided to stay at the resort (there are no local communities there until recently as it was literally... More
7 February 2018|
Response from AnaNelson25 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not the best stretch! Go further away from the Zona Colonial and you will see real Santo Domingo night life!!!