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Puerto Vallarta's El Malecon Boardwalk

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Address: | Downtown, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
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Private Tour: El Malecon Boardwalk Bike Ride
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Great place to spend an evening

So much to do, hear, see, and enjoy. Food, drink, snacks, shopping and a great view of the sunset! Clubs for the young ones, old town places just a couple blocks away. could do... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Monticello, Minnesota, United States
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Monticello, Minnesota, United States
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

So much to do, hear, see, and enjoy. Food, drink, snacks, shopping and a great view of the sunset! Clubs for the young ones, old town places just a couple blocks away. could do a whole day if you wanted!

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Pacifica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been going to Puerto Vallarta for the last 10 years. The Malecon is always a big part of our vacation. So many great restaurants, stores, and breathtaking views. A must on any visit.

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Goderich, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are many sites to see along this boardwalk, sculptures, flea markets, live statues, buskers and many restaurants

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Wales, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were easily able to get a cab ride to and from the Malecon from our resort and felt comfortable doing so. The Malecon itself is a nice walk with some interesting sculptures. I liked the fact that we were able to walk along the boardwalk to enjoy the sites and not be bothered by the vendors since the road... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a lovey walk along and stopped at one of the local frozen yoghurt places. A lovely trip and well worth the walk. The breeze keeps you cool and you don't get too much pestering from sellers. One of the highlights while here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed the walk and all of the shops on the strip. Walked a block in from the water front and found better deals. Senor Frogs was fun and good food.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Its Awesome ... just go and see for yourself. You wont regret it. The art and the guys in suits ... so cool. The Alien guy is extra freaky ... lol

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Walk along the Malecon, with the waves to one side. Shops on the other. Entertainers along the way. You will be asked by every second shop, what you need?

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have some drinks at one of the funky places on the beach with picnic tables and your toes in the sand!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a nice place to walk along the ocean. We went on a Sunday so it was congested. I love this walkway but would enjoy it more if we'd chosen another day. Beautiful sunsets!

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